The Anchor Boston

Nestled just 20 feet from the oceanfront, The Anchor is Boston’s only two-story public gathering space and open-air beer garden, featuring panoramic vistas of the harbor, waterfront and downtown skyline. All ages welcome and always open to the public

Night or day. Summer or winter. Warm or cold. The Navy Yard is always a beautiful place. Everyone in and around Boston should experience her.

With snow and sleet tomorrow....we want to remind you of them summer daze 🌞😎

In the spirit of the big game, throwback to when The Anchor hosted the 2019 NBC Sunday Night Football Bus this past summer!

Aye captain, the weekend is near!


The Anchor Found Success in 2019, Welcoming Visitors from Charlestown as Well as All 50 States – Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

Thank you so much to The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge for the feature recapping our incredibly successful first season here in the Navy Yard! We are truly humbled by all the wonderful feedback we've received over the past year, and can't wait to see what's in store for 2020! News The Anchor Found Success in 2019, Welcoming Visitors from Charlestown as Well as All 50 States by Patriot-Bridge Staff • January 23, 2020 • 0 Comments This past year, a revolutionary new venue was welcomed into the Charlestown community. Quickly becoming one of the centerpieces and the ...

#ThrowbackThursday to sunset corn hole tournaments and live music 🎶

The sun is shining on Boston today - making us think back to long summer days out on our beautiful waterfront patio ☀️

We hope you’re all enjoying the long weekend as much as our little friend enjoyed this marshmallow!

One 2019 Restaurant Opening to Know in Every Boston Neighborhood

Thank you Eater Boston for featuring us as the most notable new venue opening in Charlestown in 2019. We couldn't be more excited to a part of this incredible neighborhood and look forward for what is to come this year!

Harvard Kent Tree Decorating

Today we're throwing it back to our first official day of The Anchor Winter Garden when we welcomed the Harvard-Kent Kindergarden class to deceorate the trees!

Happy #TunesTuesday and shout out to these two incredible musicians - Jimmy Westfall and Bobby Kadlik who braved the cold and put on an amazing performance during last month's Winter Garden. We look forward to having you both back next season!

In keeping with last week's theme of acknowledging everyone who helped bring The Anchor Winter Garden to life - today we would like to thank Craft Brewers Guild for their partnership and continuous support!

Remember this cozy spot? The Heineken lounge was one of our favorite features to help keep warm last month. Thank you to Heineken for being such an incredible partner for the 2019 Anchor Winter Garden!

We're missing the days already when The Anchor looked like a winter wonderland! Today we would like to give a special shout out to our new friends, Wannack and Scott from Lowe's Home Improvement who helped us source one of our centerpiece displays!

As we reflect back to last month's Winter Garden, we recognize that we have so many individuals that we are thankful for!

To start, we would like to once again recognize the Boston Police Department (Official) and our friend, Commissioner Gross for their incredible support and participation in our Cookie With a Cop event.

Thank you as well to the talented Brooks Payne for capturing many of that day's magical moments so beautifully!

Only one night left to see our beautiful trees! Come on down and snap your last photos of our holiday display 🎄

As the sun sets on 2019, we welcome the New Year and all that comes with it! We are so exited to see what 2020 has in store and look forward to sharing it with you all! Happy New Year!

This gloomy day sure makes us wish we were back celebrating in our winter wonderland - but don't worry, our festive decorations are still up for all to enjoy!

In fact - today we would like to give a special shout out to our new friend, Heather Curtin for her incredible decor support that helped us make this all possible!

We hope you are all having a wonderful holiday filled with lots of sweets! Speaking of sweets, we would like to give a special shout out to our friends at Kilvert & Forbes Bakeshop and Insomnia Cookies for their generous cookie donation to help make "Cookie With A Cop" such a hit!

On this Christmas Eve, we would like to express our gratitude to all of our wonderful community members and partners - especially throughout our Anchor holiday season. It is your support that makes what we do so worth it! ❤️

The neighborhood, our Anchor team and scores of children are still buzzing about Cookies with a Cop and the Commissioner's Polar Express reading. Thank you to the Boston Police Department (Official) for a great capstone event to our 2019 season!

It's warm out. Plus we have heaters, warming lounge, blankets and plenty of hot drinks. Kick back with us this Sunday evening.

The only thing more attractive than our nature's. Sunset from The Anchor ⚓

Boston Police Commissioner Willie Gross reading the Polar Express right now. Cookie with a Cop continues all afternoon

The craft table is open! Make yourself an ornament, necklace or anything you can dream up!

These folks know how to spend a beautiful December day! We're here until 11 p.m....and its where you should be too⚓️

We're up early today getting ready to rock your holidays one more time. Last day of 2019 for The Anchor ⚓. Birds will be singing and flowers blooming the next time.

Mr. Bear is ready for Police Commissioner Gross reading the Polar Express today!!🐻❄️

The winter party continues. Holiday cheer don't stop here.

Open till 11 p.m.! Come enjoy mulled wine, mulled sangria or warm cider on this gorgeous winter solstice evening! ⚓

Tonight is a thing of true beauty

Getting crafty at The Anchor Winter Garden! Open today until 11pm!

These friends are here for the Pats game inside the Heineken Warming Lounge. 🏈

Open until 11 p.m. all weekend

Live music isn't just for summer

Come get your picture taken with Mrs. Claus all day long! She can’t wait to meet you!

If Mrs. Claus can do Zumba so can you! Catch her all weekend long at The Anchor!

Today is the first day of winter....and we couldn't be happier. OPEN 11:00AM TO 11:00PM TODAY AND TOMORROW....after that, we'll see you in the spring 😁

No tree is complete without some gifts underneath! 🎄

The Winter Garden weekend #2 has just opened! ❄️⚓🍻🍾

Did you know that The Anchor Winter Garden has 13 custom designed industrial sized wreaths with the largest ones being 6 feet in diameter? That's not to mention the 12 additional 24" wreaths either!

Let the season of giving and holiday deals continue! This weekend we are offering a SPECIAL VIP experience, available for all Anchor Winter Garden guests!

For just $25, you can purchase our Winter Garden VIP Package which includes:

- Access to the VIP Heineken Lounge
- 1 drink ticket
- Bottomless energy drinks to get you through the holiday season
- Photo taken at the foot of the tree up until 4pm all weekend
- Bottomless s'mores and waffles
- $20.00 coupon off 2020 catering

Get ahead of the game and buy yours online today!

Huge shout out to the Beverly Richards Dance Center who joined us this past Sunday for out first ever holiday tree lighting! The trees weren't the only thing making The Anchor sparkle that night that's for sure!

It is the season of giving after all! Join us at The Anchor Winter Garden this weekend for your chance to experience the Celtics like you've never experienced them before!

How it works: Anybody who attends The Anchor Winter Garden before Sunday at 4pm, can drop a business card, or write their name and number on an index card at the bar to be entered to win - no purchase necessary!

A winner will be selected at 4pm on Sunday, giving you plenty of time to get to the game!

Good luck and don't forget where you'll be come back to for a night cap afterwards :)

Bringing vibrancy to the public realm

The Anchor and the Navy Yard Commons transforms Boston’s waterfront and the Charlestown Navy Yard into the City’s new centerpiece for spring, summer and autumn public gatherings, community engagement, entertainment and events.

The Anchor is Boston’s only two-story public gathering space, performance venue and open-air wine and beer garden, nestled just 20 feet from the oceanfront inside of beautiful Shipyard Park.

Experience an unparalleled panoramic vista of Boston Harbor and the downtown skyline. Indulge in the finely curated collection of local and international brews, as well as a robust selection of wines, sangria and bubbly. Espresso, coffees, teas, freshly squeezed lemonades and more are also available.

The Anchor boasts Shipyard Park’s stunning multilevel fountain at its center, beautiful industrial architecture and diverse spaces, including its gorgeous waterfront mezzanine, lush grass lawn and cozy lounge seating.

Settled in the heart of the Navy Yard, The Anchor is an all ages gathering space that is complemented by an inclusive and dynamic programming and events calendar, public art, youth initiatives and complimentary public amenities.

The Navy Yard Commons is a multi-season collection of pop-up experiences, free programs, live entertainment and hospitality outlets, including The Anchor, throughout the Navy Yard.

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