MJ O'Connor's Events | Back Bay Boston Venues Space Holiday Party


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Host your fantasy draft party or game watch! We have plenty of space, TVs, cold beers and game day favorites like wings, soft pretzels & more to make your gathering complete!


Marathon Fundraisers

Let us help you reach your fundraising goal in the coziness of a quaint Irish pub! MJ O'Connors offers private & semi-private spaces for groups of 15 - 275 guests. Our friendly staff, customizable menus & on-site event coordinator make it easy for you to stay focused on your training.

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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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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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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!



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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