The Best Things To Do in Boston During the Holidays


Boston is a beautiful place to spend the holiday season. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly outings or date ideas with your significant other, we’ve put together a list of ways to spark some holiday spirit during the most wonderful time of the year.

Boston Ballet: The Nutcracker


Citizens Bank Opera House – 539 Washington Street, Boston

The holiday season isn’t complete without a stunning performance of The Nutcracker. The Boston Ballet returns to the Citizens Bank Opera House to continue this magical tradition for all ages. Let the talented performers and Tchaikovsky’s score take you on a journey into Clara’s world for an evening of wonder.

Holiday CrEATor Market


Boston Public Market – 55 Davis Square, Somerville

Get in your holiday shopping at the Boston Public Market’s fifth annual Holiday CrEATor Market! Dozens of local artisans will be selling unique items alongside the Market’s year-round vendors. Whether you’re menu planning for the holidays or looking for the perfect gift, check out these vendors for the holidays.

Holiday Pops at Symphony Hall


Symphony Hall – 539 Washington Street, Boston

Catch the Boston Pops’ performances filled with holiday music favorites and a visit from Santa himself! Continuing the tradition from 1973, the concert takes place in a beautifully decorated Symphony Hall to evoke the magic and charm of the holiday season. Experience the nostalgia and cheer at one of their upcoming concerts this month.

ZooLights at Stone Zoo


Stone Zoo – 149 Pond Street, Stoneham

During the holiday season, Stone Zoo will come to life through festive decorations and beautiful lantern displays. Learn more about the wildlife that the staff works to protect in this immersive experience. Mrs. Claus will also be stopping by to spread some cheer and hear what you want for Christmas.

First Night Boston 2022


Venues like Boston Common, Copley Square and Boston Harbor

Staying in Boston on New Year’s Eve? Check out the biggest celebration in the city: First Night Boston. Festivities include concerts, activities, skating shows, an ice sculpture stroll and several fireworks shows all evening. All First Night Boston events are free so take part in the day-long party to end 2021 on a high note.

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