~ Boston, MA- Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department have announced the highly anticipated 2024 Mayor's Cup Softball Tournament. The tournament, now in its 27th year, will kick off on Wednesday, June 19 and conclude with championship games on Saturday, June 22. Teams from across the city will compete for the title of "Boston's Best" in divisions 10U, 12U, 14U, and 18U.

According to Mayor Wu, community sports are a great way for residents to come together and promote a sense of camaraderie. "Our community sports are a wonderful opportunity for residents across Boston to engage in friendly competition and foster community spirit," she stated. "I am looking forward to seeing everyone come together for the Mayor's Cup and enjoying our parks this summer."

The Mayor's Cup Kick-Off Festival will take place on Wednesday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Clemente Field in the Back Bay Fens. This event will feature family-friendly activities, food trucks, and more. The tournament games will continue throughout neighborhood parks on Thursday and Friday nights before returning to the Fens for the final championship games on June 22.

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In addition to the games and festivities, families and residents can also learn about upcoming summer programs offered by the City of Boston. The tournament is proudly sponsored by P&G Gillette and the Red Sox Foundation.

Parks Commissioner Ryan Woods expressed his excitement for this year's tournament stating that it is a cherished tradition in the community that showcases young athletes' talent and sportsmanship. "We are proud to host the 27th annual tournament and look forward to another year of exciting games and memorable moments," he said.

For more information about Boston's parks or to register for the tournament, please visit Stay updated with news, events, and construction work in Boston parks by signing up for the email list at and following the social media channels @bostonparksdept on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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