3 min readBy Published On: April 11th, 2024Categories: Features0 Comments on Guide to the Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon weekend in the city is filled with energy and pride! There’s a lot happening all around town, and this guide is filled with suggestions on where to eat and drink, street closings, and acts of kindness opportunities in the neighborhood! This guide will be updated daily – so make sure to check back!


Whether you’re running the Boston Marathon or just cheering on the runners, you can carbo-load your way around the neighborhood! Here are our picks!

Marathon Bouquets via Love Child

Love Child’s Marathon bouquet features a vibrant mix of yellow and blue blooms and is hand-wrapped with love! Treat your loved one to something special after months of training! Each bouquet also includes a custom-made Boston Marathon “Congratulations” card! There is an option to keep the stems hydrated by wrapping them with special floral paper drenched in water, so you can easily bring with you to the finish line! These limited-quantity bouquets are available for pick up as soon as April 15th, and we are OPEN on Marathon Monday for pick up too. You can place your order here! 

Patriots Day Brunch/Lunch

Capo want you to celebrate Marathon Monday with them! Finish Line to Party Time! Capo X Red Bull! Who says the fun stops at the finish line? Whether you ran the race or cheered from the sidelines, everyone is invited to join in on the post-marathon festivities! Head to the Supper Club at Capo for DJ music, delicious food, and great drinks! Tickets valid for entry BEFORE 7pm ONLY, entry after 7pm is not guaranteed even with a ticket You can purchase your $10 ticket here! 

Celebrate Patriot’s Day with brunch at Loco on Monday! Look for special additions to their menu!

On Marathon Monday, head to STATS for a Boston Marathon After Party.

Lincoln will be serving up brunch on Monday! Reservations are recommended.

Hunter’s will be open for lunch starting at 11am.  DJ from 2-5 and live music from 8-11.

Seapoint will open for lunch at 12pm!

The Broadway will be open for lunch

Publico will be open for brunch!

Roza Lyons too!

PKL is open on Marathon Monday and offering some special additions to the menu.

Mass Hole Marathon at Dorchester Brewing

No man can eat 26.2 donut holes.  Well, these contestants think they can.  Come witness Boston Marathon history on Saturday, April 13th, from 12pm-2pm at Dorchester Brewing when 10 authentic Massholes attempt a 26.2 Mass Hole donut hole eating contest.

Try a “FinishWich” at Top Shelf Cookies + the Ice Creamsmith

Top Shelf Cookies + the Ice Creamsmith Monthly Collab for April is the FinishWich!  It’s a sweet treat made with the Finish Line, Top Shelf’s Boston Marathon-inspired sprinkle cookie, and the Ice Creamsmith’s Lemon Custard ice cream! Available for the entire month of April at both Top Shelf and the Ice Creamsmith!

One Boston Day  – April 15th

Let’s honor and reflect on all that is strong and resilient about the City of Boston!  You’re also encouraged to perform an act of kindness! Why not do a good deed by performing a simple act of kindness in the neighborhood? Here are some suggestions! 

Taking the MBTA

The MBTA announced extra service for Marathon Monday.  You can check out the schedule here. 


Wondering about traffic, where to park, and what streets will be closed? The City of Boston has some handy information you can read here! 

Restricted/Prohibited Items

You can check out a list of restricted/prohibited items for Marathon Monday.


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