Why are we Celebrating?
To celebrate the completion of the largest road project ever undertaken by the Town of Weston, a major celebration is planned for Saturday, May 21st, 2022, in Town Center. This is our opportunity to see and celebrate this beautiful new space and to thank the committee and community members, municipal staff, organizations, businesses, and institutions that made this revival possible.
There will be activities for all ages beginning at 10:00 am through 4:00 pm, on Saturday, May 21st, 2022. There will be continuous entertainment throughout the day on Town Green and the Josiah Smith Tavern Parking Lot, plus roving entertainers throughout Town Square.
Exhibits, tours, and programs are planned at Josiah Smith Tavern, Weston Art & Innovation Center, First Parish Church, St. Julia Church and Parish Hall, Golden Ball Tavern Museum, and Fiske Law Office and cemeteries. Discussing Architecture for the Greater Good with Patrick Ahearn. Click here to view the official Celebrate Weston Event Program (PDF)
The Weston High School Marching Band will step off from the Town Hall front steps at 12:45 pm. The Celebrate Weston! Commemoration Ceremony will begin at 1:00 pm - 1:25pm. The ceremony will honor and recognize the tremendous dedication of all those involved in Town Center improvements, including the Josiah Smith Tavern, and Weston Art & Innovation Center. The Weston High School Concert will begin at 1:30 pm on the Town Green.
Please be advised that Boston Post Road will close at 9:45 am through 4:00pm and passage through the Town will be limited. Boston Post Road will be closed from Colpitts Road to School Street. If you want to access Brothers Marketplace to shop, a Police Officer will assist eastbound traffic with thru access to the parking lot behind Brothers Marketplace and to the back lot of St. Julia Parish. Businesses will remain open and accessible.
Parking is on a first come first serve basis. The following parking locations are suggested: First Parish Church of Weston, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church of Weston, Golden Ball Tavern Museum, St. Julia Church parking lot, and Center Street parking lots. Parking on Boston Post Road will be limited in the Town Center.
Handicap parking will be available along Town House Road, closest to the intersection of Conant Road and Church Street. Police Officers will be stationed at the entrance of Town House Road to direct cars to handicapped parking.
There is remote parking available at Country School (2 Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA). Shuttle service will be provided throughout the day from the front entrance of the Country School, as well as, from the Weston Council on Aging to the drop-off and pick-up location at the intersection of School Street and Boston Post Road.
Weston Council on Aging is providing shuttle bus services to Town Center for residents ages 60+. The COA shuttle will be able to pick up residents from their homes. Call 781-786-6280 by Thursday, May 19th to book the shuttle.
Stay Hydrated, Stay Cool, Plan Ahead
There will be cooling locations at the Art & Innovation Center, Town Hall, Josiah Smith Tavern, St. Julia Church and Parish Center, First Parish Church of Weston, and numerous businesses along Boston Post Road. Water will be available in most of the above locations. Weston Fire and Emergency Management will have a misting station located next to Town Hall.
Do you want to support the Celebrate Weston event? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of the Town Center Celebration Committee will contact you with additional information.