• BOSTON May 8

    In Sign of Reopening, Swan Boat Rides Begin at Boston Public Garden

    The iconic Swan Boats have reopened for the 2021 season at the Boston Public Garden after the coronavirus pandemic forced the attraction to remain closed in 2020. Boston Mayor Kim Janey appeared at the Boston Public Garden Lagoon on Saturday to mark the reopening and was among the first to take a ride with her family. “As warmer weather comes…

  • BOSTON Apr 16

    Swan Boats Returning to Boston Next Month

    The Boston Public Garden’s famous Swan Boats, which took last summer off because the pandemic, are returning next month. The 2021 season will open May 8, acting Mayor Kim Janey said in a statement Thursday. Masks will still be required, and passengers will be safely spaced both in line and on the vessels themselves. The Paget family, which has run…

  • BOSTON Jul 15, 2020

    Due to Coronavirus, Boston's Swan Boats Won't Run for First Time in 145 Years

    Due to COVID-19 health concerns, Boston’s famed Swan Boats will not be reopening to the public until 2021. The delay marks the first time in 145 years that the Swan Boats won’t be running through the lagoon in the Boston Public Garden. The Paget family has been operating the Swan Boats since the 1870s, offering day and nighttime rides for…

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