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Event Information: Pre-Race Dinner

City Hall Plaza, Boston | Sunday, April 15 | 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join runners from across the country and around the world at Boston’s City Hall Plaza to fuel up on delicious foods and experience the camaraderie and high energy of this pre-race celebration. The Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner will feature a buffet and live entertainment.


  • No backpacks will be allowed at the Pre-Race Dinner.
  • Location is at City Hall Plaza, Boston
  • Pre-race Dinner will be on Sunday, April 15 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (each participant will receive their designated meal time ticket in their runner packet at the Expo. Please, only go the pre-race dinner during your designated time).
  • Free admission for children under 12.
  • Additional tickets for family and friends ($25 each) will be on sale at the Party Tickets Booth at the Boston Marathon Number Pick-up area of the Expo.


City Hall Plaza, located in downtown Boston, is within easy access of all major hotels and public transportation. Government Center Station is the closest MBTA stop to City Hall, and is on the Green and Blue Lines. You can also get off and walk from Haymarket Station (Green or Orange Lines), or State


  • Penne Marinara with Fresh Italian Herb (Dairy Free, Vegetarian)
  • Italian Sausage and Meatballs in Red Sauce
  • Four Cheese and Pesto Baked Rigatoni (Vegetarian)
  • Gluten-free Pasta Primavera Salad (Vegetarian)
  • Classic Caesar Salad
  • Assorted Rolls with Butter
  • Beverage and Dessert Bag

All of the above information is subject to change

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Pre-Race Dinner

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