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Winter in Boston


From igloos at the Envoy to to Dine Out Boston and BlackHistory Month, Boston serves up unique seasonal activities that invite you to see the Hub as never before – as an experiential winter wonderland!


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

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Each Boston neighborhood tells its own story, a tale of community, culture, and eclectic commercial areas.

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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston

February arrives soon, and with it comes Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the rich and integral role that African Americans have played in the ongoing story of America. Within this

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Foodie Fun

The grandfather of wine festivals, the Boston Wine Festival celebrates its 32nd year and like wine - it’s getting better with age. The biannual Dine Out Boston returns in March when over 100 area restaurants offer special prix fixe menus - for dine in and take out.  

Dine Out Boston

August, 2020 - Sample participating restaurants at special prices.


Explore Boston’s unique culinary characteristics through market tours, wine...

Craft Beer & Breweries

Beer trail map, beer festivals, listings and more

Winter Holidays

Throughout February, you can uncover, discover and celebrate all that Boston has to offer during Black History Month. Take in numerous lectures, performances, readings, gospel concerts, exhibitions, children’s activities and special tours such as The Black Heritage Trail, honoring the role of African Americans in American historyFirecrackers, lion dances, music and Asian delicacies define Boston's annual Chinese New Year celebrations  Valentine’s Day brings romantic moonlit cruises, exhibits and candlelit dinners. February School Vacation begins with Presidents Day and continues for a week with special activities and exhibits across the city. Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day  - walk the Irish Heritage Trail or visit a pub for Irish music, fare and drink.

Black History Month

Commemorative events and more.

Women's History Month

Patriots, intellectuals, abolitionists, suffragists, artists, and writers – Boston...

St. Patrick's Day

A festive occasion in one of America's most Irish cities...

Winter Weather

Month Avg  High Avg  Low Avg  Precipitation
 December    42°  28°  3.9"
 January  37°  22°  3"
 February  39°  24°  3.4"

Temperatures are Fahrenheit

What to Wear:

Bostonians dress smartly and simply. It's cold and often snows. Full winter gear is a must.

Day: If you're touring, you'll want comfy sneakers or waterproof boots. Most tourist venues don't have dress codes, but check to be sure.

Evening: Consider your agenda; the theater tends to be dressier and some upscale restaurants require jackets.

Great Deals

Weekend Pass

Enjoy unlimited travel on the Commuter Rail for just $10.00 every weekend. Passes are valid on all...

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...

Advance Purchase Rate - $3 off!

Purchase your Exhibit Hall tickets at least one day in advance of your visit to get an Advance...

Great Gifts for the History Buff!

The Gift Shop is Open as of June 8! You may also shop online! Stay at Home Special: FREE SHIPPING...

Taco Tuesdays

Featuring a New Taco & Tequila Pairing every Tuesday! Tacos also available a la carte for $5/ea....

Old North Church Online Store - Shipping Deal

Check Out Old North Church's Online Store for unique products. All orders placed through June 2020...

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