The holiday season is in full swing in the Boston Metro! December brings us a wealth of cultural events and classic family entertainment. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the sounds and sights of the season, and we’ve picked some of the best events to share with you!
Dec. 1 – Jan. 3: Blink! At Faneuil Hall features 350,000 lights illuminating the Boston skyline, set to the music of the Holiday Pops. The first show starts on the Main Tree at Marketplace Center and on the trees in South Market at 4:30 pm. The North Market show begins at 5:00 pm. Shows run continually through the evening.
Dec. 1 – Jan. 3: ZooLights at Stone Zoo is a wonderland of lights, imagination and holiday fun. Enjoy camel rides, family pictures with reindeer, and other special attractions.
Dec. 2 – 31: Boston’s Holiday Pops performs your favorite songs of the season, complete with a light show and a visit from Santa at Symphony Hall.
Dec. 3: The Boston Common Tree Lighting, hosted by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Honorable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia, takes place from 6 pm. to 8 pm.
Dec. 3 – 31: The Nutcracker by Boston Ballet is an unforgettable performance that will delight all ages, with colorful sets, amazing costumes and world-class talent.
Dec. 6: A Light through the Ages tells the meaning of Chanukah through story and song, concluding with a candlelight ceremony, followed by a reception at Central Reform Temple.
Dec. 10: The Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll beings at 6 pm, with Charles Street closing to traffic. Beacon Hill shops will be open late, with visitors enjoying live music and refreshments.
Dec. 11 – 13: The Craft Boston Holiday show at Hynes Convention Center features hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind gifts from over 200 artists.
Dec. 16: The Boston Tea Party Reenactment includes 100 volunteer actors in period costumes, in a thrilling demonstration of one of history’s best-known protests.
Dec. 31: Boston First Night has been a tradition for 40 years! Free to all, the celebration closes out the holiday season while ringing in the New Year. Enjoy ice sculptures, light displays, musical performances and fireworks. Entertainment and specialty attractions will be focused in Copley Square and the Boston Common.
We wish you all the best this holiday season! When you need help buying or leasing Boston Metro commercial real estate, please contact us for complete guidance!