Holiday Happenings in Boston
Here are a handful of fun events happening within the next few weeks in the Boston area!
TREE LIGHTINGS IN BOSTON
Nov. 19, 5 p.m. -- Christopher Columbus Park
Nov. 26, 5 to 6 p.m. -- Copley Square
Nov. 27, 5 p.m. -- State House
Nov. 28, 2 to 8 p.m. -- Faneuil Hall (tree-lighting at 7 p.m.)
Nov. 29, 6 to 8 p.m. -- Boston Common
Nov. 29, 8:30 p.m. -- Commonwealth Avenue Mall
Nov. 30, 6 to 8 p.m. -- North End, corner of Cross and Hanover streets
FESTIVAL OF TREES
Date: Nov. 23 to Dec. 9
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 4 – 8 p.m.
Friday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday December 9: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St., Wellesley.
Festival of Trees and Snow Village features decorated trees, model trains winding through holiday villages, and horse-drawn wagon rides and music on weekends, Santa visits and more.
More Information: masshort.org/garden-event/festival-of-trees.
DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY ARTS MARKET
Date: Nov. 23 to Jan. 6
Location: 467 Washington St., Boston. (Downtown Crossing)
Vendors in Downtown Crossing will be showcasing artisan products such as jewelry, woodcarvings, metal sculptures, food, candles, clothing, holiday goods and more. Open Mondays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
North End Holiday Stroll
Date: Friday, November 30th
Location: Boston's North End Neighborhood
Come celebrate and shop local this holiday season while exploring the festively decorated narrow streets of Boston’s “Little Italy” and its trendy boutiques, galleries, wine stores, speciality and sweet shops.
BOCH CENTER SHOWS
Location: 270 Tremont St., Boston
Holiday shows include “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9, and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 and “Cirque Dreams Holidaze” from Dec. 4 to 9.
More Information: bochcenter.org
Light Up Seaport
Date: Friday, November 30th
Location: Seaport Common, 85 Northern Ave, Boston
Please join us in celebrating the most magical season of the year at our third annual tree lighting, Light Up Seaport. Enjoy live holiday tunes, treats from Seaport restaurants, and giveaways! Warm up inside District Hall and Gather with a cash bar, kids activities, and explore our photo gallery exhibit showcasing a year in Seaport.
SoWa Winter Festival
Dates: Nov 30th, Dec 1, 2, 7, 8, & 9
Location: SoWa Power Station, 540 Harrison Ave, Boston
Now over two weekends, join us for the biggest winter shopping village and holiday festival in Boston. You'll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art + Design District.
More Information HERE
Union Square Holiday Popup
Date: December 8 -9th
Time: 10am- 6pm
Location: Warehouse XI, 11 Sanborn Ct, Somerville
We're back for the 5th Annual Holiday Pop-Up Market - right in the heart of Union Square at Warehouse XI. Join us for two days of locally made art, jewelry, housewares, tasty treats and more!
Dates: Dec. 14 to 16
Location: Hynes Convention Center, Boston
More than 175 local and national craft artists exhibit and sell handmade wearable art, furniture, décor and more.
More Information: societyofcrafts.org/craftboston