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Boston: Your Hub 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

Creative & gourmet offerings for the holiday season.

Holiday Highlights

 

Celebrate the New Year

Usher in 2022 with First Night Boston, New Year's Eve dining, themed events and dance parties. No matter how you decide to celebrate - you can welcome in 2022 with a hearty brunch or lunch on January 1st!

New Year's Eve Events

First Night First Day

Celebrate as Boston welcomes 2022 with events and performances throughout the city!

New Year's Eve Dining

Enjoy an evening of exceptional dining, champagne toasts, dancing, live entertainment, and more.

New Year's Day Dining

Enjoy a scrumptious brunch on New Year's Day.

 

Performing Arts

Boston's cultural calendar is bouncing back with live performances and cherished holiday traditions!  You can also take in contemporary and classic plays, musicals, classical masterworks, jazz performances, rock concerts, and much more.

Mr. Parent

A struggling actor turns to teaching for a steady paycheck, thinking "how hard could it be?" But as...

Pretty Woman: The Musical

Pretty Woman: The Musical, based on one of Hollywood's most beloved romantic stories of all time, is...

Wale Under a Blue Moon Tour

Wale is one of the most idiosyncratic talents in hip-hop after unleashing his distinct mixtapes in...

Emerson Stage: "Next to Normal"

Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright,...

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves announces special North American headlining tour dates in support of her new record...

Postponed: Black Art Jazz Collective

Black Art Jazz Collective (BAJC) is a collaborative ensemble comprised of jazz's finest rising and...

The Bluest Eye

Celebrate the legacy of Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison and see her classic...

Two Homes, One Heart: A Chinese New Year Celebration with NEMPAC

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Winter Concert Series will feature one of...

Harriet Tubman: The Band

The music of Harriet Tubman is both familiar and fresh, while allowing the listener to experience...

Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata Series

The Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music presents cantatas and motets of Bach and others in a...

10 Performances to See this Holiday Season in Boston

Boston's cultural calendar is seemingly infinite. Satisfy your love of 'the arts' and...

Special Events & Festivals

These family events spread cheer throughout the season!

Dino Safari: A Walk-Thru Adventure

Dino Safari is a walk-thru dinosaur exhibition with over 30 realistic and scientifically-accurate...

Holiday Markets

From artisan markets to farmers markets, food festivals and cultural celebrations, there is ample opportunity to experience locally sourced, and locally organized, events that showcase the best of Boston’s creative economy.

Holiday Shopping at Faneuil Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace is Boston shopping at its best with more than 100 of the finest shops and...

SoWa Vintage Market

The SoWa Vintage Market has reopened with new protocols! Please check their website for more...

Holiday Shopping in Boston and Beyond

Curate your holiday shopping checklist by visiting these Pop Ups shops, Malls, Outlets and strolling...

FOODIE FUN

Get festive this holiday season by gathering with family and friends for holiday dining at one of Greater Boston's diverse restaurants. Make it memorable with unique dining experiences such as a rooftop Igloo at the Envoy or in a bubble at 75 on Liberty Wharf. Or tantalize your taste buds at one of Boston's food halls such as the iconic Quincy Market or Time Out Market in the Fenway.

Igloo Village at 75 on Liberty Wharf

75 Liberty on Wharf is bringing back its Igloo Village along scenic BostonHarbor on the Seaport's...

Rooftop Igloo Bar at the Envoy

Enjoy the stunning views of the skyline and harbor all year long from the comfort of Boston's...

TOURS & TRAILS

Follow Boston's Holiday Lights Trail or take a Historic Holiday Stroll complete with a tour of holiday lights and Christmas trees along the Freedom Trail, and more.

Boston's Holiday Lights Trail

Explore Boston’s beautiful array of festively festooned landmarks!

Ice Skating

Boston and the area offer a range of outdoor skating arenas.

Museums & Exhibitions

Boston museums offer a remarkable selection of exhibitions.

The 2021 James and Audrey Foster Prize

The 2021 James and Audrey Foster Prize exhibition features Marlon Forrester (b. 1976, Georgetown,...

Raúl de Nieves: The Treasure House of Memory

Raúl de Nieves (b. 1983, Michoacán, Mexico) is a New York–based interdisciplinary artist,...

Imagine Van Gogh: The Immersive Exhibition

In this exhibition, visitors of all ages discover a new way of reconnecting with the work of this...

Simons Theatre at New England Aquarium

The Simons Theatre is open seven days a week. Hours are the same as Aquarium hours, with the last...

EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL

Make the most of your visit, road trip, or local adventure! Discover a new neighborhood and come see what a vibrant place Boston is.

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Shop Small® in Boston

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

MyLocalMA

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

 

Sports & Recreation

This season promises to be one of the best ever for sports fans; New England Patriots are firing up crowds at Gillette Stadium while the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics heat up the TD Garden.

Also at the TD Garden, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will dazzle audiences on December 28.  And on December 29, The Fenway Bowl marks the first college football bowl game to be played at the historic home of the Boston Red Sox, and the first Division 1 bowl game to be held in New England.

Curling at Seaport

Curling is back by popular demand, on Seaport Common next to The Current. Give it a curl, with...

Encore Boston Harbor - Now Open

Indulge in the excitement of our stunning Boston casino. Immerse in the tranquility of our luxurious...

Plainridge Park Casino - Now Open

Plainridge Park Casino has reopened! We're open 24/7. SOCIAL DISTANCING Casino Hours: 24/7 We will...

Virtual Fenway Park Tour

Tour Fenway Park through the dynamic lens of our team Drone. We will take you on the first ballpark...

Winter Fun at Wachusett Mountain

Hello skiers and riders! Check out all the trails and lifts open - tanks to our incredible...

Winter Skate

One of New England’s time-honored winter traditions is bundling up the family to go skating on a...

Spin - Now Open

SPIN is back and better than ever! Our balls are rounder, our drinks are stronger, our food is more...

The Run Show USA, Boston 2022 - the show for all runners

We bring together inspirational speakers, the latest kit, cutting-edge technology, expert coaches,...

Beanpot Semifinals

Game 1: Boston University vs. Harvard: 5:00PM Game 2: Boston College vs. Northeastern: 8:00PM

New England Boat Show

We’re back! The Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show® returns to the Boston Convention and...

GREAT DEALS

Our Great Deals offer specials, discounts and savings on: museums and attractions, tours, family fun and dining. 

Up to 50% Off Top Attraction Admission

Save up to 50% on admission to over 45 of Boston’s top attractions like Boston Duck Tour, New...

45% Savings at Must-See Attractions

Boston CityPASS® — Spend less and experience more at the best attractions in Boston at a 45%...

20% off an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston

Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement...

Sushi Unlimited Mondays

Sushi Unlimted every Monday starting at 5pm - $32 Per person

Holiday Gift Cards

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