Six Mile Moment


We hope you will make Downtown Framingham your place to see the RACE this Patriot's Day!
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at the SIX
six mile moment

Boston Marathon in
Downtown Framingham

Cheer on the runners as they FLY past the SIX!

April 18, 2016 :: We're so jazzed that the Boston Marathon is almost here, y'all! The SIX MILE MOMENT is the runners' time to shine, and it's all happening right here! Won't you join us for the ultimate best view anywhere?

WHERE  Located at the crossroads of routes 126 and 135 in the heart of Downtown Framingham next to the Deluxe Depot Diner, our historic HH Richardson Train Station and the fabulous Bica Mural!

WHEN  9AM throughout racetime. Parking info and race schedule here.

Get primed with music + fun Friday April 15th. 

DH + the Gentlemen

The Tavern

Watch and listen. This is a rad little show to get your blood pumping! We can't imagine a better way to kick off this 6 Mile Proud weekend than with this upbeat, hip living jukebox with a pretty cool bio.

102 Irving Street at The Tavern. 9PM.

Then it's on to Marathon Monday, April 18th! 

Get on your mark.

On the morning of Marathon Monday, join us race side in Downtown Framingham! Set up your chairs and grab your favorite spot to watch the greatest race in the world. Settle in and grab a coffee and a gorgeous breakfast sandwich on the griddle under the tent made by Deluxe Depot Diner!

Get set.

Jenny the Juggler will be on hand from 10AM till noon with face-painting, and join Danforth Art for some creative sign making, too!  And this year we are excited to be joined by Saxonville's Fireseed Arts, creating a stir through their ENVIRONMENTAL ART with a REPURPOSE!

Run a go go.

Runners will pick up the funky pace in Downtown Framingham with dramatic drumming by Marcus Santos and his aNova Brazil drummers!
And no matter if you have to work that day, don't despair... You can tune into the live stream even before the race begins and watch all day long with Downtown Framingham production company MediaBoss Television behind the camera! (Check out the awesome footage produced by MediaBoss below!)
You just want to feel this 6 Mile Moment!

Stay and celebrate! 

Finish strong.

The race might be over, but don't leave in such a hurry! After-party-it-up at Amazing Things Arts Center with Afro Celtic Funk, Soulsha. Our vintage firehouse will throw up the sashes and open up the front doors for some dancing in the streets yo. Watch and listen. Starting at 3PM and running till 5PM.


We hope you will join us and stay long after to grab a bite to eat at one of our many fabulous restaurants and cafes! From ethnic to Americana, you'll find it here. Take a look around and see the comeback of Downtown Framingham, and meet people who come here from all over the world.

This year's savings guide is full of lots of great deals from our generous small businesses. Find it at the Six Mile Moment tent and keep your eyes open for it in Friday's Framingham TAB


Thanks and praise for the Town of Framingham (DPW, FPD, FFD, Parks and Rec, Community Planning and Economic Development, and more!), our fab downtown businesses and faithful volunteers. Congratulations to all of them for making this amazing day happen!
Special (massive and huge) thanks go out to MediaBoss Television for organizing the entertainment and livestream broadcast -- and for their vision which started this whole thing! Each year they bring their passion and skill to the Six Mile mark. The make it a real event and put us on the map!
And a very special thanks and shout out go to Middlesex Savings Bank, generous sponsor of the SIX MILE MOMENT and Framingham Downtown Renaissance! Stop by and see Jim & Kerri at Mile Six for Black Cow Ice Cream, too! 
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