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Festive Boston: December Celebrations and Boston Christmas Events

By: Revere Hotel Boston Common / 04 Dec 2023
Festive Boston: December Celebrations and Boston Christmas Events

Festive Boston: December Celebrations and Boston Christmas Events

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by heading to the beautiful city of Boston, Massachusetts? With its winter wonderland of lights, decorations, and festive activities, this city offers plenty of Christmas cheer. From holiday markets to Christmas parades and ice skating, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the best Boston Christmas events to check out this December you definitely won't want to miss.

Boston Christmas Festival

The first stop for any holiday-loving person in Boston should be the annual Christmas Festival. This two-day event in the Seaport District features over 100 vendors selling festive gifts, delicious food, and unique crafts. There are also plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained, such as a carousel, train rides, and a festive petting zoo. The Christmas Festival is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season!

Faneuil Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

The Faneuil Hall Christmas Tree Lighting is one of the most beloved Boston Christmas events. Every year, the city comes together to light the enormous tree in the center of Quincy Market. The event includes an exceptional performance from the Boston Pops, festive caroling, and a special visit from Santa himself. The tree lighting is the perfect way to get in the Christmas spirit with family and friends.

Harvard Square Holiday Fair

The Harvard Square Holiday Fair is a great way to shop for unique gifts and decorations. The fair features over 80 vendors offering handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and other one-of-a-kind items. Plenty of food vendors also allow you to grab a bite to eat while you shop. The fair is a great way to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!

The Nutcracker at The Boston Opera House

The Boston Ballet's production of The Nutcracker is a beloved holiday tradition in Boston. This classic holiday tale is brought to life with lavish sets, beautiful costumes, and stunning choreography. This performance will surely get you in the holiday spirit and is a perfect way to end the year. The Nutcracker is a must-see for anyone visiting Boston during the holiday season.

Boston Common Ice Skating

One of the best Boston Christmas events is ice skating on the Boston Common. The outdoor ice rink is open all winter and is the perfect spot to take the family for a spin. You can also sign up for skating lessons or take a romantic evening skate with your special someone. Ice skating is a great way to get out and enjoy the festive atmosphere of Boston during the winter months.

First Night Boston

First Night Boston is the perfect way to ring in the new year. This family-friendly event features musical performances, ice sculptures, fireworks, and a spectacular parade. There are also plenty of activities for the kids, such as face painting and carnival games. First Night Boston is a great way to celebrate the end of the year and the start of a new one.

From festive markets to holiday performances, there are plenty of Boston Christmas events to enjoy this December. Boston has something for everyone, whether you're looking for a unique gift or want to have fun with family and friends. So gather your loved ones and prepare to enjoy the holiday season in the beautiful city of Boston at Revere Hotel Boston Common. Book your stay with their holiday specials and get a memorable time this Christmas.

Boston Christmas Events: Revere Hotel Boston Common

As you immerse yourself in the festive charm of Christmas in Boston, let the magic continue at Revere Hotel Boston Common. Our holiday packages are crafted to enhance your seasonal experience, offering a perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and yuletide cheer. From cozy accommodations to unique amenities, indulge in the warmth of the season in the city's heart. Book your stay with us and make this Christmas truly unforgettable.


    Explore your hometown during the Holiday Season! Reconnect with family and friends, rediscover Holiday traditions and events, and save 15% off our retail rate while you're at it. A valid New England resident photo ID is required at check-in.


    Stroll along the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, enjoy ice skating at the Boston Common Frog Pond, admire the twinkling lights on the famed Newbury Street, or have some indoor fun exploring one of the nearby museums. Includes daily parking and two Hot Toddies or signature cocktails at Rebel's Guild.

Let Revere Hotel be your home for the holidays, where every moment is wrapped in joy and the spirit of the season comes to life. Create cherished memories with us, surrounded by Boston Christmas's enchanting sights and sounds.

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