President’s Day Winterfest

Presidents’ Day Winterfest will feature live entertainment and family friendly indoor and outdoor activities on the Hancock-Adams Common. The event will include locations in heated tents as well as inside City Hall and the Church of the Presidents.

Generals Park Ice Skating Rink

Quincy’s Outdoor Ice Skating Rink will be open for Free Public Ice Skating from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week beginning Friday, December 1st. The rink is located in Downtown Quincy next to General’s Bridge. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own skates, however, skate rentals are available on site. Children age … Read more

Creativity Meets Charity

Quincy native Nicky Bandera is the founder of Project Paulie, a retail business that sells stylish beanies and each hat design helps raise money for charity.

Santa’s Mailbox

Drop off your letters to Santa! Available at all Holiday Events and at Hancock-Adams Common through Christmas.

The 70th Annual Spectacular Christmas Parade

Quincy Parade has been a tradition for families for many years. Floats, marching bands, and costumed characters fill Quincy streets, spreading holiday joy to all. The parade route begins at the intersection of Hancock Street and Walter J. Hannon Parkway, continuing up Hancock Street to North Quincy High School. As tradition has it, expect a … Read more

Quincy Pops Concert on the Common

Quincy Mayor Thomas P. Koch and the City of Quincy invite the public to enjoy an evening of music and song on Saturday, September 9th from 4-7 p.m. for a combined Pops Concert by The Quincy Choral Society and Quincy Symphony Orchestra. In addition, this year’s program will include the Broadway musical and comedic talents … Read more

Northeast Sports Card Expo

The Northeast Sports Card Expo is expanding with a two-day show on Saturday, March 18 & Sunday, March 19, 2023 at the Marriott Boston Quincy! Featuring nearly 20,000 sq. feet of exhibition space with 80+ vendors, and 175 vendor tables, meet-and-greet autograph signings with sports legends, on-site card-grading services, raffles & much more, the Northeast … Read more

Quincy’s Christmas & Holiday Season Celebration

Quincy’s Christmas & Holiday Season Celebration’s Schedule Announced Mayor Thomas P. Koch and the City of Quincy are proud to present the City’s 2022 Christmas & holiday celebrations schedule. Hancock-Adams Common Tree Lighting Friday, November 25 5:00-7:00 PM Hancock-Adams Common 1305 Hancock Street Strolling Carolers, Fire Shows, Costumed Characters, Letter writing to Santa, free hot … Read more

Art Couture

Holly Nichols Illustrations

Quincy artist Holly Nichols reveals the magic behind her fabulous fashion illustrations. By Maria Allen – Photography by Derrick Zellmann A rainbow of Copic Sketch markers fans out atop a desk in Holly Nichols’ home office. An artist who specializes in fashion illustration, she gently shifts the angle of her wrist and tightness of her … Read more

The Poop Pouch

THE POOP POUCH A great gift for any dog owner on your list, THE POOP POUCH™ is a compact and convenient 2-in-1 poop bag carrier. Designed by Patti Ann Coughlin of Weymouth, it is made with Silvadur™, an antibacterial, deodorizing medical grade fabric with a waterproof liner featuring and front pocket that holds and dispenses your plastic poop bags. Never … Read more

Ode to a Raindrop

“Areas of Fog” (Etruscan Press, 2017) is a collection of short essays by South Shore writer Will Dowd that reflects upon the beauty of New England weather. Dowd earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College, a master’s degree from MIT and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from New York University. “Areas of Fog” is … Read more