10 Best Places to Propose in Boston Massachusetts (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Boston Massachusetts, is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for gardens, natural scenic beauty, history, art, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Boston to ask that special woman or man to marry you.


In this guide, we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Boston for Art and Museum Lovers
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Boston Sculpture Gallery
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Boston
  • Boston Public Garden
  • Charles River Esplanade
  • Fenway Park
  • Boston Common
  • Castle Island
  • Romantic Gourmet Destinations in Boston
  • Mistral Bistro
  • No. 9 Park
  • Keep It Simple


    Romantic Locations in Boston for Art and Museum Lovers

    1. Museum of Fine Arts

    With its extensive collection of artworks spanning various periods and cultures, the Museum of Fine Arts provides a captivating backdrop for a proposal. Choose a favorite exhibit or find a secluded corner within the museum to pop the question surrounded by beautiful art.


    2. Institute of Contemporary Art

    If you and your partner appreciate art, consider proposing at the Institute of Contemporary Art. The unique architecture and stunning waterfront views make for an artsy and romantic atmosphere.


    3. Boston Sculpture Gallery

    Located in the Fenway neighborhood, the Boston Sculpture Gallery features an outdoor collection of contemporary sculptures. Choose a striking sculpture as a backdrop for your proposal or find a secluded spot within the gallery grounds to have a private and art-filled moment.


    Outdoors Locations to Propose in Boston

    4. Boston Public Garden

    The picturesque garden with its beautiful landscapes, iconic Swan Boats, and the charming Make Way for Ducklings statues offers a romantic setting for a timeless proposal.


    5. Charles River Esplanade

    Take a stroll along the Charles River Esplanade, enjoying stunning views of the city skyline and the river. Find a scenic spot to pop the question against this breathtaking backdrop.


    6. Fenway Park

    If you and your partner are sports enthusiasts, consider proposing at Fenway Park, home to the Boston Red Sox. Coordinate with the stadium for a special message on the scoreboard


    7. Boston Common

    The historic Boston Common park provides a lovely setting for a proposal, whether it's during a leisurely stroll, a picnic, or a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride for a truly unforgettable proposal.


    8. Castle Island

    Located in South Boston, Castle Island offers scenic views of Boston Harbor and the city skyline. It's a peaceful and picturesque location for a proposal, especially during sunset.


    Romantic Gourmet Destinations in Boston

    Boston is full of romantic restaurants, wineries, and bars. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, fine liquor, or delicious meal.


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    9. Mistral Bistro

    This elegant French Mediterranean restaurant in the South End features a warm and intimate setting, perfect for a romantic proposal. The contemporary cuisine and exceptional service add to the overall experience.


    10. No. 9 Park

    Located in Beacon Hill, No. 9 Park is a romantic Italian-inspired restaurant with an intimate and cozy atmosphere. The dim lighting and exquisite cuisine create a perfect setting for a romantic proposal.



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    Keep It Simple 

    While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Boston has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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