On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 we will welcome visitors to Thompson Island as we do every year. Your friends and family are invited and encouraged to visit you then. The price of a Visitors’ Day ticket is $50 ($45 for Folk Arts Center members, $30 for children 5-12, children under 5 are free) and includes ferry transportation to and from the island, an outdoor barbecue dinner, and a phenomenal concert by our teachers, followed by a session and dancing. Your guests will also have time to tour the Island and learn what you do all day while you’re here.
2:30 p.m. – Ferry departs Thompson Island’s dock in South Boston
3:00 p.m. – Ferry arrives at Thompson Island
3:30 p.m. – Concert
5:30 p.m. – Tour island, visit with friends and family, relax; cash bar open
6:30 p.m. – Dinner
7:30 p.m. – Session and dancing
8:30 p.m. – Visitors start preparing to leave
9:00 p.m. – Ferry departs for mainland
9:30 p.m. – Ferry arrives at Thompson Island’s dock in South Boston
“Missed the Boat” option: For an additional fee, you can stay over on the Island Tuesday night! See the Visitors’ Day registration page for details and pricing.
Visitors who are planning on attending Visitors’ Day must register in advance so we will know how many to expect for dinner. Please register online using the link below. You may also register by phone by calling the office at 781-438-4387.
Register for Visitors’ Day (link will be provided no later than July 2017)