Mystic Riverfest Fireworks

Saturday, September 16, 2023
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 8:30pm and 9pm and you should return your boat before 9:30pm. We will provide safety lights for all boats.

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Boat Options Price
Standard Canoe
(2-3 adults, or 2 adults/2 kids)
$65 Book Now
Tripper XL Canoe (4-5 adults) $120 Book Now
Single Kayak (1 adult) $45 Book Now
Double Kayak (2 adults) $65 Book Now
*Season Pass Holders get 50% off all boat types Book Now

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Reservations Are Required

Registration/Cancellation Policy

  • Rates shown do not include applicable Sales Tax.
  • Rentals includes a paddle and life jacket for each paddler and safety lights for each boat
  • Bring a photo I.D. when you pick up your boat.
  • The rental charge will be refunded, less a 10% administrative fee, if you cancel your rental with more than 48hrs notice. After this date, the rental fee is non-refundable.
  • In the event that the fireworks 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 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 fill it out online here.
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