Head of the Charles Regatta

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Are you a fan of rowing, or just looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a weekend in Boston? If so, you might want to mark your calendar for the Head of the Charles Regatta, the world’s largest and most prestigious 3-day rowing event. The Head of the Charles Regatta, or HOCR for short, will take place from October 20 to 22, 2023, on the scenic Charles River, which runs through Boston and Cambridge.

The HOCR attracts over 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators from all over the world. It features more than 70 races, ranging from singles and doubles to eights and quads, and from youth and collegiate to masters and elite categories. You can watch some of the best rowers in the world compete for glory and honor, as well as enjoy the festive atmosphere along the riverbanks.

The HOCR is not only a sporting event, but also a cultural and social one. You can find a variety of activities and attractions to suit your interests and tastes. You can browse through hundreds of vendors and exhibitors, offering food, drinks, souvenirs, art, crafts, and more. You can also check out the live entertainment, such as music, comedy, and performances. You can even participate in some of the events yourself, such as the costume contest, the parent/child doubles, or the mixed eights.

The HOCR is a great opportunity to experience the charm and beauty of Boston and Cambridge in the fall. You can admire the historic landmarks, such as Harvard University, MIT, and the Longfellow Bridge. You can also enjoy the stunning views of the skyline and the foliage. You can even take a boat tour or a bike ride along the river to get a different perspective.

If you are interested in attending the HOCR in 2023, you can find more information on their official website at HOCR | Head Of The Charles® Regatta. You can also buy tickets online or at the gate. The HOCR is open on weekends and holidays from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You can also find parking information and a provisional racing schedule online.

The HOCR is a unique and unforgettable event that you don’t want to miss. Whether you are a rower or a spectator, you will have a blast at the HOCR. It is a celebration of rowing, culture, and community that brings people together from all walks of life. Don’t miss this chance to be part of history and have fun at the same time.

I hope you enjoyed reading this blog post. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below. Thank you for your attention. 

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Comments (3)

Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

This is good information to share with area residents and visitors.

Have a great day and an outstanding weekend.

Oct 13, 2023 08:03 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Head of the Charles miss those days, it has been 27 years since I have been there and watched it... on a side note you spend a lot of time blogging about Boston & Cambridge for someone who is in Bridgewater:))Endre

Oct 13, 2023 09:44 PM
Lew Corcoran

Because there's lot to do in Boston, and we're not all that far away.

Oct 15, 2023 11:32 AM
Charles Ross - eXp Realty LLC
eXp Realty LLC Salina Group - Salina, KS
Love To Help People

Excellent post.Thank you for sharing. Have a wonderful day and a blessed week.

Oct 14, 2023 08:57 PM