Summer on the Emerald Necklace

When the ground thaws and the picnic blankets come out, Boston and Brookline gear up for our signature series of concerts, movies and fitness in the parks! Summer on the Emerald Necklace is a season-long celebration of our historic parks. It’s our favorite part of summer.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors and partners!


Boston Cultural Council | Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital | Roxbury Tenants of Harvard Association | Carroll and Kate Williamson | Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum | Brookline GreenSpace Alliance | Polkadog Bakery | The Print House | Whole Foods

Boston Parks and Recreation | Brookline Parks and Open Space Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University | Fenway Garden Society | Fenway Community Development Corporation | Franklin Park CoalitionFrederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

Music • Movies • Fitness
All events are free.

Please contact Events Manager Jamie Santuccio with questions or inquiries at 617.522.2700 or

Break out your headphones! Our resident music expert and Visitor Center Assistant, Erica, has put together Park Jams: a curated playlist of songs inspired by the #EmeraldNecklaceParks.

Take a listen the next time you're in the Necklace!