Boston is a beautiful and colorful city to spend the holidays with plenty of activities throughout the long holiday weekend. From shopping at the Prudential Center to the Christmas lights at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston glows with the true spirit of the holiday season in New England.
Things to Do During the Holidays In Boston
History, culture, food, and music make Boston a magical holiday destination. Reconnect with family and friends with fun activities in every neighborhood. Immerse yourself in an authentic Boston experience this holiday season with a few days to shop, eat, and see the sights.
Shop, Eat & Play at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Embrace the holiday season at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Enjoy festive shopping and dining at this historic attraction with unique local shops, restaurants, and street performers. See the twinkling Christmas tree lights and colorful decorations. Check out the music and light show Blink! and Tuba Christmas Concert on Saturday. Raise a pint at one of the historic taverns and try the clam chowder.
Boston has diverse shopping destinations, including the Prudential Center and upscale Newbury Street lined with designer boutiques, high-end consignment stores and H&M. Located in Boston's fashionable Back Bay neighborhood, Prudential Center features a mix of 75+ upscale stores, including Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment in an indoor shopping mall under glass skylights and domes.
Walk the Quincy Square Market
Quincy Square Market is outdoors at Kilroy Square near the Quincy Center, starting November 27th. Shop for unique gifts from local artisans and specialty shops at this festive holiday market. You'll find everything from gourmet foods to leather goods to clothes. This is a great holiday
Explore Boston Museums
Boston's most popular museums and family attractions are open. Discover the city's vibrant culture at the New England Aquarium, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Science, and the Children's Museum.
Explore Freedom Trail
The cool fall days of late November are perfect for exploring the red brick Freedom Trail. Walk through American history and see 16 historic sites, including the Paul Revere House, Benjamin Franklin Statue, and Boston Common. Stop at the Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall along the way for local eats or the historic Union Oyster House. Raise a glass at the Green Dragon Tavern, where Paul Revere and Sam Adams planned the Boston Tea Party.
Fall Foliage in Boston Public Garden & Boston Common
Bring your camera and snap spectacular photos of the colorful leaves reflecting in the lagoon at the Boston Public Garden. Located in the heart of the city, Boston Common and the Public Garden put on a colorful display during the fall months. The parks offer extraordinary views of the dramatic leaves against the ponds, statues and iconic city skyline.
Boston's Perfect Holiday Hotel
Spend the holidays in Boston at the Revere Hotel Boston Common, where authentic local experiences come naturally. Located in the heart of Boston, we are surrounded by the city's best holiday shopping, historic sites, parks, museums, and family attractions.
Get a sense of the city's holiday energy at the Boston Public Garden or go skating on Frog Pond. Walk along the Freedom Trail and stop for a local lager at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. After a day of Boston's holiday events, relax in luxury rooms and suites with views of the Back Bay. Meet at Rebel's Guild for of witty pub fare and rebellious spirits.
Book our Park & Stay Special, with beautiful accommodations and free parking to make your holiday weekend easy. Create new holiday traditions in the heart of Boston at Revere Hotel.