Thursday, June 25th
Kick off the weekend with fellow friends and alumni at one of Boston’s best (and oldest!) bars! Join us at Bell In Hand Tavern for a laid back night of reuniting, rekindling, and reminiscing right in the heart of downtown Boston! The Alumni Social is not a ticketed event, simply show up and ask for the Boston Crusaders!
80th Fundraising Gala
Friday, June 26th
Celebrate 80 years of memories at our 80th Anniversary Fundraising Gala! Reconnect with friends, relive old memories, and support our 80th Anniversary corps with a special LIVE performance, red carpet experience, champagne toast, small bites, cash bar, and recognition of the 2020 Hall of Fame inductees.
East Coast Classic
Saturday, June 27th
New England’s premier DCI show returns to Boston College’s Alumni Stadium this year for the East Coast Classic! Watch the 2020 Boston Crusaders live with a hometown audience alongside Bluecoats, The Cadets, Crossmen, Spirit of Atlanta, Music City, Spartans, 7th Regiment, Crusaders Senior, North Star, and Muchachos.
Make It A Weekend Getaway!
From out of town? Grab your BAC buddies and make it a trip! To assist in travel planning, we’ve compiled everything you need to know about Boston to make your weekend memorable. Check out our recommendations for local hotel options, transportation, and other attractions. Please note there is no official hotel block or travel reservations.
Alumni Social (Downtown)
Omni Parker House 60 School St, Boston, MA 02108
80th Anniversary Gala (Norwood Area)
Holiday Inn Express 225 Norwood Park S, Norwood, MA 02062 (Off of Rt. 1, across from CarMax)
East Coast Classic (Chestnut Hill/Boston area)
AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cleveland Circle 95 Chestnut Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02135
***All events are within a 25 mile radius but please be aware of traffic while planning your accommodations.***
Use Boston Logan International Airport for the quickest trip to Homecoming events. Boston Logan is accessible by the MBTA’s Silver Line and Blue Line for easy transportation to the Alumni Social in Downtown and the East Coast Classic in Chestnut Hill.
Haymarket Stop (Orange, Green B, C, D, and E lines) – 2 minute walk or Government Center Stop (Blue, Green B, C, D, and E lines) – 4 minute walk
We recommend driving or carpooling from Boston, however the commuter rail’s Franklin Line/Foxboro Pilot line services Norwood Central, a 5 minute drive from the Gala.
East Coast Classic:
Boston College Stop (Green B) – 8 minute walk Green D line also services the Chestnut Hill area but drops off further from the stadium.
Parking and Uber
All events are accessible by car and ride sharing apps.
LIMITED AND/OR PAID PARKING Metered street parking or Government Center Garage (125 Bowker St, Boston, MA 02114)
Parking lot on site (83 Morse St, Norwood, MA 02062)
East Coast Classic:
Guaranteed garage parking with VIP ticket First come first serve garage parking (40 St Thomas More Rd, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467), then street parking
Mark Your Calendars
Concert In The Park – Monday, June 15th
A week before our anniversary festivities, Concert in the Park will return to Post Office Square in downtown Boston on Monday, June 15th at 5 p.m. Join us for a FREE evening of music in the park as the Boston Crusaders premiere their 2020 music alongside performances from Inspire Arts & Music’s best youth ensembles.
Continue The Legacy
80th Anniversary Capital Campaign
A legacy 80 years in the making, the Boston Crusaders are looking towards a future of excellence and strength. To celebrate our 80th anniversary in 2020, the Inspire Arts & Music Board of Directors launched an unprecedented $1,000,000 capital campaign, investing in the future success of the organization. Click to learn more about our 80th Anniversary Capital Campaign and how you can help ensure the future of the Boston Crusaders.
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