Mystic Riverfest Fireworks

Saturday, September 14, 2019
4:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Mystic River FireworksMystic Riverfest Fireworks are the culmination of a summer of activity at Assembly Row. In partnership with The City of Somerville, Somerville Local First, and DCR, celebrate all that is great about the neighborhood! Starting on Friday night there is a full schedule of live local music, dozens of local artists, free children’s activities, and Fireworks! See the full Riverfest Schedule>>

You can pick up your boat any time after 4pm and enjoy an evening on the water. The fireworks will take place less than half a mile from our dock at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park sometime between 8pm and 9pm and you should return your boat before 9:30pm. We will provide safety lights for all boats.

Reservations Are Required

*Deposit is only charged if boat isn’t returned or damaged

Boat Options Price Deposit*
Standard Canoe
(2-3 adults, or 2 adults/2 kids)
$65 Book Now $1000
Tripper XL Canoe (4-5 adults) $120 Book Now $2000
Single Kayak (1 adult) $45 Book Now $1500
Double Kayak (2 adults) $65 Book Now $1800
Boat for Season Pass Holder $20 Book Now $1800

Registration/Cancellation Policy

  • Rates shown do not include applicable Sales Tax.
  • Rentals includes a paddle and life jacket for each paddler.
  • Renters must bring a flashlight to have on board each boat. If you do not bring a flashlight, we will have a limited number available for purchase. In addition, we will provide a continuously lit white light to mount on your boat to satisfy State Police requirements.
  • Bring a photo I.D. when you pick up your boat.
  • During the reservation process, you will request a preferred pickup time. This time is subject to change and not guaranteed until we confirm it with you.
  • All rentals require the deposit indicated below. Your credit card number is considered to be your deposit, but we do not charge or put a hold on your card unless the boat is stolen or damaged. Renters are responsible for all damage beyond normal wear and tear, including deep scratches, chips, and gouges through the boat's finish.
  • The rental charge will be refunded, less a 10% administrative fee, if you cancel your rental by 5pm on September 2nd. After this date, the rental fee is non-refundable.
  • In the event that the fireworks and concert are cancelled due to weather before you pick up your boat, we will refund the rental fee, less a 10% administrative fee. If the fireworks and concert are cancelled after you pick up your boat, the rental fee is non-refundable.
  • Each participant will be required to sign a waiver of liability. To save time, you can download this waiver and bring it with you.
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