Boston Tea Party 250th Anniversary
December 15-17, 2023

    Advance registration is now CLOSED.
    For 12/16 events, register on-site at the Grand Lodge building, 186 Tremont St, Boston, 2nd floor

    Friday, December 15

    3:00 pm - Historic Tavern Tour

    There will be a Historic Tavern Tour in the Faneuil Hall area for those who want to see more of the city.  Celebrate with family and friends at several of the oldest public houses in Boston while learning how they were tied to the founding of the United States.  The tour will start at 3 p.m. at Elephant & Castle at 161 Devonshire Street (note late change).

    6:00 pm - Installation of St. John's Lodge

    St. John's Lodge, the oldest Lodge in Massachusetts, which was chartered in 1733, will open its doors for its 290th Installation of Officers.  This rare public event is open to Freemasons, spouses, and invited guests.  To learn more about the history of this legendary lodge, visit this link:

    Saturday, December 16

    8:30am-5pm - History Symposium

    The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts will open the doors of 186 Tremont Street to some of the most well-respected historians for a revolutionary symposium on the Boston Tea Party.  Visitors can choose to watch the lectures, watch the Boston-Lafayette Lodge of Perfection perform a play, browse the array of historical artifacts on display, and tour the Grand Lodge building.

    5:00 pm - March to Old South Meeting House

    After this full day of activities, Masons will assemble outside of Grand Lodge to walk as a group to Old South Meeting House.  This registration will include a commemorative Masonic apron that will be worn for the walk. A $10 fee per Brother applies.

    7:00 pm - "Rolling Rally" to Tea Party Museum

    After the event at Old South Meeting House, a "rolling rally" (an unorganized walk) will commence to the Boston Tea Party Museum.

    Sunday, December 17

    10:00 am - Ecumenical Service

    The Grand Lodge Chaplains will conduct an ecumenical church service for those who would like to join together in a spirit of prayer.

    11:30 am - Celebratory Brunch

    Freemasons and the Sons of the American Revolution will join for a celebratory Tea Party Brunch in the Grand Master's banquet hall.  (Limited to the first 150 registrants.)  The brunch will include a talk from Bro. Christian DiSpigna and a word from one of Paul Revere's descendants. Tickets for the Brunch will be $50 pp.