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Boarding House Park

40 French St, Lowell, MA 01852-1113
+1 978-970-5200
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Great place to watch performers at Lowell Folk Festival

Parts of this park have shade making it the best place to set up your chairs for the Lowell Folk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosemary C
,
RI
Wonderful Outdoor Concert Venue!!

We saw Box Scaggs at the park. Get their as early as possible day of event and set-up blankets... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
chriszp11
,
Waterbury, Connecticut
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40 French St, Lowell, MA 01852-1113
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parts of this park have shade making it the best place to set up your chairs for the Lowell Folk Festival. Part of the grounds are raised so you get a great view of the stage and the water behind it.

Thank Rosemary C
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We saw Box Scaggs at the park. Get their as early as possible day of event and set-up blankets and/or lawn chairs..like 7:00 am. Gets crowded fast. The sound was perfect, not too loud. Plenty of food vendors. Staff is extremely helpful and accommodating. Parking...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Every time I go, I think of what a great vision it was to create this outdoor park, and the entertainment the get to perform is outstanding, great take, a must see. Easy to get in and out of!

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

This pretty little park in the heart of historic Lowell, is always pleasant, but especially so during the Summer when they have concerts that are very popular and well known throughout the state. We went to the Folk Festival one weekend, and had a great...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Many great shows here over the years, awesome spot for a nice night outside with great music. Last year, we saw Graham Nash, what a show!! Check it out!

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

When there's a show at Boarding House Park, it's the best Lowell has to offer. They get some relatively big names as well as some quirkier acts and are a main stage for the annual Folk Fest. Depending on the event, there are often food...More

Thank Lulu L
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I've been to this venue several times for concerts, the last one being Vince Gill & would recommend getting hear early to assure a decent spot to sit. Space fills up quickly starting when park opens @ 7am.

Thank Ed S
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I have been here twice. The first time was five stars. Staff was super helpful. There was plenty of room to put your chair. fast forward three years, and my second time here was zero stars. This was a sold out show. We were sent...More

1  Thank carolyn s
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

This is an outstanding venue that showcases some top notch talent. Small & intimate, with great sight lines to the stage, and wonderful acoustics. And all for an affordable price tag. An example, last nights performance by Vince Gill. Went with another couple, had a...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

Boarding House Park and the Lowell Summer Music Series is a great place to see a show during the summer months. I have seen everyone from Cake to Lyle Lovett to Chris Issak to Lucinda Williams. Great pricing and easy in and out. Check it...More

1  Thank Explorer_from_Boston
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Donna V
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the show does go on, but there may be a venue changes during extreme weather.
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