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Boston for the Holidays

Boston’s Holiday Season offers a wonderful selection of activities, events and festive culinary choices. Boston’s luxury hotels and intimate boutique properties delight you with their holiday packages trimmed with seasonal specialties and exceptional service.

Hotel Packages & Deals

Get more value from your stay in the Greater Boston area with these hotel packages and great deals.

Holiday Dining & Take Away

Hanukka & Christmas: Enjoy all the traditional holiday favorites along with some creative gourmet offerings.

Activities & Events

All Aboard! Trains at Science Park

The Museum’s seasonal tradition continues with All Aboard! Trains at Science Park , our...

Celebrate the Holidays at the Newport Mansions

Both The Breakers and The Elms will be lavishly decorated with hundreds of poinsettias, spectacular...

CraftBoston Holiday 2020

Running Nov. 12 through Dec. 31 at craftboston.org, this year’s event highlights nearly 80 juried...

Downtown Holiday Magic

Elves, reindeer and sparkly lights are the typical elements of holiday store window displays, but...

GoPixelYourself Selfie Museum at CambridgeSide

GoPixelYourself, an ‘Instagrammable Museum’ is opening at CambridgeSide on Friday, November 20,...

Greater Boston Celebration of Lights: Drive-through Holiday Light Show

Over 1 mile of roadway has been transformed into a glittering display of over 1 million LED lights...

Holiday Cr[eat]or Market 2020

Our annual Holiday Cr[eat]or Market returns! Your one-stop shop for groceries and gifts this holiday...

Holiday Themed Movie Nights at Banners Kitchen & Tap

Calling all movie buffs! Guests can now curb their movie theatre cravings each Friday night at...

Igloos at The Winter Pop-Up Bar

The Envoy’s modern building, radiating light and glass is crowned by the Lookout Rooftop. The...

Legoland: Holiday Bricktacular

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, here at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston! Our...

Macy’s Christmas Tree Lighting

As we host many of our most iconic holiday traditions, Macy’s is committed to taking the necessary...

Magic of Lights at Gillette Stadium

Join us for a festive and socially-distanced experience! The Magic of Lights drive-through...

Quincy Square Winter Market

This year’s Quincy Chamber winter market will be held outdoors at Kilroy Square, located between The...

SNOWPORT in Seaport

Welcome to Snowport, a.k.a winter in Seaport. As the neighborhood known for what’s new and what's...

South End Holiday Stroll

Happy Holidays! Over 80 vendors are participating in this year's South End Holiday Stroll taking...

The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience

Go on an extraordinary 4-D adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS! When a doubting young...

Urban Nutcracker

Anthony Williams' Urban Nutcracker, the modern Boston-centric holiday classic produced by City...

ZooLights

ZooLights, presented by National Grid, is set to dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season!...

Black Joy Market

For the last 9 months, we’ve been fighting a global pandemic that overwhelmingly impacted Black...

Pop-Up Livestream Concert: A Baroque Holiday

Celebrate the holidays with Boston Baroque! Music Director Martin Pearlman leads a program of...

Popportunity Winter Market

Bundle up & shop 40+ mini storefronts, galleries, and market tents at Starlight Square. Masks...

The Nutcracker at Home

For the first time ever, Boston Ballet will partner with NBC10 Boston to bring Mikko Nissinen's The...

Winter at the Cog

The weather at the summit may be frightful, but up at Waumbek Station, the coffee and cocoa are hot,...

Black Owned Bos. Holiday Collective at Legacy Place

We are pleased to announce that the Black Owned Bos. Holiday Collective, a rotating selection of...

Holiday Boxwood Tree Design Class

Design your own Boxwood Tree at the Beauport Hotel’s annual Holiday Boxwood Tree Design Class. This...

Virtual Hanukkah Community Celebration with MFA Boston & JArts

The seventh annual Hanukkah community celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will be...

Boston Pops: 2020 Holiday Celebration

Keith Lockhart leads the Boston Pops Orchestra in holiday classics old and new to both inspire you...

Hanukkah Dinners

Celebrate the special season of Hanukkah with a traditional through course meal including latkes and...

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus: Home for the Holidays

We are delighted to be partnering with our friends at WCVB-TV Channel 5 (the ABC affiliate in...

Wreath Making Workshop

Join us on for our first ever wreath making workshop! Tina Celona from Petal & Ink will...

Snowmazing! at Boston Children's Museum

Starting December 4th, we hope to make your holiday special this season with festive hands-on...

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn (Virtual)

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn Returns! While we can’t join you in person this year, we are putting...

The Christmas Revels 2020: A Virtual Celebration

Join us for this year's Christmas Revels featuring some of our favorite artists plus a special...

The WOW! Magic of Christmas Giant Snow Globe Drive-Thru Event and Car Decoration Contest

American Training Inc. invites members of the community to share in the WOW! Magic of Christmas as...

Frozen Holiday Teas at the Inn at Hastings Park

Enjoy a festive prier tea for young children in the spirit of Christmas with Snow Sisters Anna and...

Polar Express Celebration at Wachusett Mountain

Come enjoy a holiday themed day at the Mountain. Special Appearances: Holiday Princess Elsa Vinny...

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Nov 2020

Boston's Holiday Lights

Main Photo by: Matthew Raifman The holidays are almost here, and Boston will soon be aglow. For visitors and residents alike, it’s time to explore Boston’s beautiful array of festively festooned landmarks and neighborhoods. And in Boston, these exquisite evening illuminations are not...

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Cross Cultural Boston

Explore our many cross cultural events, exhibitions, sightseeing trails, and more! (Mural by Rob...

MyLocalMA

Our Main Streets need our love, more than ever. Now is the time to find your local.

Where to Stay

Boston, Cambridge and Greater Boston offer a wide selection of accommodations.

Boston Safe & Strong Pledge

For businesses and the public alike to participate in a collective mission to stop the spread of...

Shop Small® in Boston

Now is the time to support the places you love. Find places on the Shop Small Map.