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Events at M.J. O’Connor’s are one-of-a-kind. With space for up to 150 guests, the Park Plaza’s elegant Park Room is perfect for large gatherings, from rehearsal dinners to retirement send-offs. For intimate-style events, we offer the Fireplace Room for parties of up to 30 guests. Banquet menus feature M.J. O’Connor’s favorites, including our award-winning clam chowder. Our dedicated planning team is committed to ensuring that your event exceeds your expectations—we’re here to help with everything from planning the menu and selecting music to creating a signature cocktail and crafting a seating chart. Unique events packages include scotch, bourbon, and craft beer tastings.

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Whether you are running the Boston Marathon or looking to raise funds for a charity, we are here to help you reach your goals. Gather with all your family and friends at MJ's for happy hour with a silent auction or sit down dinner. We know you have an important goal to meet and we have experience and ideas to help you reach it.

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Celebrations Leading Up To The wedding

Celebrate the recently engaged with an engagement party. Or shower the soon to be married couple. Whether you are looking for private dining or a cocktail reception we have you covered! Simply reach out to one of our Event Coordinators today and let us handle all of the details for your celebration.

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Wedding After Party

Why end the celebration early? Continue celebrating the newlyweds with us! With space for up to 150 guests, we are the perfect location for a nightcap and some late-night bites. Our dedicated team is committed to ensuring that your event exceeds your expectations—we’re here to help with everything from planning your late-night menu, to selecting music, or creating a signature cocktail.

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Parties in the New Year

Keep on celebrating throughout the New Year! Whether you're looking for an intimate, seated affair or a lively cocktail reception, we're the perfect spot to gather with friends, family, and colleagues and enjoy a well-earned celebration. Start planning today!

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Tour Groups

MJ O’Connor’s is excited to welcome the Tour and Travel industry to our restaurant! MJ’s is conveniently located at the intersection of Back Bay, Bay Village and Theater District, a short walk from the Public Garden and the Common. A favorite of the locals for nearly 20 years, MJ’s offers a distinct Irish pub atmosphere for visitors to Boston. Our inclusive tour group menu features New England classics like our award-winning clam chowder. The pub received a modern renovation in early 2018 and continues to extend the true Irish hospitality that it’s known for!


Rehearsal Dinners

Recently renovated and recognized by Zagat for "Best Private Dining in Boston," M.J. O'Connor's is the ideal setting for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, post wedding celebrations, and more. Known for their warm hospitality and personalized service, our team will help you create a customizable menu specially tailored to your event. M.J.'s is located in the heart of Back Bay in the Park Plaza hotel, making it convenient for guests from both in and out of town. Our Park Plaza Room can accommodate guests up to 150.

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Corporate Get Togethers

Get the entire office together to celebrate over brunch or cocktails. Host a luncheon with clients and coworkers. Or have a sit-down dinner to celebrate achievements. No matter what you are celebrating our events team is here to help customize your event to meet your needs.

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Celebrate the soon to be grad’s achievements! Host a dinner or cocktail hour for your scholar. Reserve space for the celebration and then sit back and let our team do the rest.

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MJ O'Connor's is operated by the Briar Group and Briar Events – if MJ O'Connor's doesn’t have the date or space you’re looking for, we have over a dozen other venues for you to explore. Our restaurants are award-winning, recognized for their warm hospitality, and are in every area of the city.

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