Shake Shack Hosting Grand Opening Event in Watertown

The ShackBurger is one of the offerings at Shake Shack’s new location at Arsenal Yards.

{Updated Dec. 18, 2019, at 8:45 p.m. The restaurant announced it will not be serving alcohol during the event,}

Massachusetts’ latest Shake Shack opening will be at Arsenal Yards in Watertown, according to an announcement from the company.

The announcement reads:

More Shacks to Massachusetts! Shake Shack® is thrilled to announce that to celebrate their newest Boston area location, the Arsenal Yards Shack will host a grand opening holiday event from11AM – 10PM on Saturday, December 21st. The holiday activation will include holiday swag, shake sampling, ornament decorating, Santa, games, holiday cheer and more – first 100 guests will even receive a Shake Shack holiday survival kit. RSVPhereto join in on the fun!

The Shack is located at106 Arsenal Yards Boulevardand is currently operating as a takeout only restaurant, but will be fully operational by the end of the year. The new location will be part ofArsenal Yards, a new neighborhood in Watertown that totals more than one million square feet with over 50 curated shops, eateries, fitness, and entertainment venues.

Shake Shack is a critically acclaimed, modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its 100% all-natural Angus beef burgers, chicken sandwiches and griddled flat-top dogs (no hormones or antibiotics – ever), fresh-made frozen custard, crispy crinkle cut fries and more. A fun and lively community gathering place with widespread appeal, Shake Shack has earned a cult-like following around the world.

In addition to the classics, the Arsenal Yards Shack will bespinning up a unique selection of frozen custard concretes:

  • Choc Heard Round the World – Chocolate custard, fudge sauce, chocolate truffle cookie dough, malt, cocoa powder
  • Crunch-Stellation – Vanilla custard, malt, chocolate sprinkles and chocolate toffee
  • Pie Oh My – Vanilla custard blended with pieces of Four & Twenty Blackbirds seasonal pie

As part of Shake Shack’s mission to Stand For Something Good®, the Arsenal Yards Shack will donate5% of sales from the Pie Oh My concrete toProject Bread, a nonprofit that provides Massachusetts’ hungry with sustainable, reliable access to healthy food.

The 3,528 square-foot Shack will feature an outdoor patio with ample seating for guests. In keeping with Shake Shack’scommitment to green architecture and eco-friendly construction, the Arsenal Yards Shack’s tabletops will be made by CounterEvolution using reclaimed bowling alley lanes; chairs will be designed by Uhuru using sustainable materials; and booths will be crafted by Staach using lumber certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

Shake Shack is now hiring full-time and part-time team members – no previous experience required! Apply online

About Shake Shack

Shake Shack is a modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its 100% all-natural Angus beef burgers, chicken sandwiches and flat-top Vienna beef dogs (no hormones or antibiotics – ever), spun-fresh frozen custard, crinkle cut fries, craft beer and wine and more. With its fresh, simple, high-quality food at a great value, Shake Shack is a fun and lively community gathering place with widespread appeal. Shake Shack’s mission is toStand for Something Good®,from its premium ingredients and caring hiring practices to its inspiring designs and deep community investment. Since the original Shack opened in 2004 in NYC’s Madison Square Park, the company has expanded to more than 260 locations in 27 U.S. States and the District of Columbia, including more than 70 international locations across London, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Dubai, Philippines, Singapore, Mexico, Tokyo, Moscow, Seoul and more.

Skip the line with theShack App, a mobile ordering app that lets you save time by ordering ahead! Guests can select their location, pick their food, choose a pickup time and their meal will be cooked-to-order and timed to arrival. Available on iOS and Android.

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About Arsenal Yards

Along the Charles River, in the heart of East End Watertown, Greater Boston’s next great neighborhood is emerging. With Phase 1 retail openings set for this Fall, by 2021 Arsenal Yards will be a thriving new neighborhood with over 50 curated shops, eateries, fitness, and entertainment venues including The Majestic 7, Shake Shack, The Gallows, and Roche Bros. The more than one million square foot mixed-use development also includes state-of-the-art life science lab space, 300 contemporary apartments, and a 146-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton.

Merging the best of community, culture, and lifestyle into a uniquely ideal place to live, work, and play, Arsenal Yards’ original mural art installations are adding to the urban vibe along with enhanced outdoor and green spaces for social and community gatherings. Arsenal Yards is a co-development of Boylston Properties and Wilder. For more information visit

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