The Friends of the Public Garden works to protect and improve Boston’s first public parks — the Boston Common, Public Garden, and Commonwealth Avenue Mall.

A membership organization open to all, the Friends was founded in 1970 by concerned citizens. Working closely with the Boston Parks Department, we support ongoing improvements to the parks. Since 1970, we have funded the expert care of trees and plantings and the maintenance and restoration of sculptures and fountains. We work as staunch advocates to protect the parks from misuse and encroachment.

Read more about our organization.
Watch a video celebrating our stewardship.
Learn what we do each year with our newsletter.
Annual Meeting and Bylaws

MEMBERS RECEPTION at the Four Seasons
October 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Reception to follow.
This event is complimentary for current Members only.
RSVP highly encouraged as space is limited — reserve your spot today and email membership@friendsofthepublicgarden.org! 

Public Garden TOURS: Untold Stories of the Public Garden
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The 2016 Green and White Ball

Boylston Street Border Renovation
To read more about this current project, click here.