Blog :: 11-2017

2017 Holiday Events Around Boston

Boston MABoston is a wonderful place to celebrate the holiday season! There are lots of holiday festivities and events going on in the area. Here are some of the holiday happenings to enjoy this year.

Blink
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
November 29 - January 1

This show will light up the Marketplace for five weeks beginning November 29th. Faneuil Hall Marketplace has the largest tree in the northeast at 85 feet tall and beautifully decorated with sparkling lights that dance to music. Click here for more information >>

Frog Pond Skating Spectacular & Boston Common Tree Lighting Celebration
Boston Common
November 30

The Skating Club of Boston presents a free figure skating ice show at Boston Common Frog Pond featuring national and international competitive skaters. After the show, join the Mayor for the tree lighting ceremony with refreshments, music, and a special fireworks display. Click here for more information >>

Commonwealth Avenue Mall Tree Lighting
November 30

Enjoy this festive gathering and beautiful white lights with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Committee to Light Commonwealth Avenue and residents of Back Bay. Click here for more information >>

Sparklefest
Harvard Square
December 1 - December 31

The Harvard Square Sparklefest is a five-week holiday celebration with beautiful holiday lights decorating the trees and street lamps. This is a festive place to shop and dine through the holiday season. Click here for more information >>

Boston’s First Night
Copley Square
December 31

Boston’s First Night is the biggest event in December with up to a million people joining in the festivities. Copley Square and Back Bay will host most of the entertainment and special attractions featuring ice sculptures, light displays, arts, music, a family fireworks show in the evening, and the famous Copley light show at midnight. Click here for more information >>