The Perfect Thanksgiving Weekend in Boston
Boston is a magical destination to explore over the Thanksgiving holiday, from the gorgeous fall foliage in its leafy parks and neighborhoods to enchanting shows in the theater district. See the trellis lighting along the waterfront at Christopher Columbus Park. Go ice skating on Boston Common's Frog Pond. Enjoy performances of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker at the Opera House. Take a holiday cruise with breathtaking sunsets and music on Boston Harbor.
Check out our favorite events and activities in Boston this month from the concierge at the Revere Hotel Boston Common. From food tours to tree lighting ceremonies, Boston come alive this season.
See A Holiday Show in Boston's Theater District
Boston's Theater District has reopened and shines this holiday season with incredible shows and productions. Celebrate the holidays with the Boston Ballet's magical production of The Nutcracker at the stunning Boston Opera House November 26 – December 8. Take the kids to see the Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical at the Wang Theater on November 26th and A Very Electric Christmas at the Colonial Theatre on November 27th.
Holiday Sunset Cruise on Boston Harbor
Experience the 90-minute Holiday Sunset Cruise on the festively decorated yacht, Northern Lights. Cruise around Boston Harbor as the sun sets over the skyline and enjoy classic holiday music as the captain highlights the city's iconic landmarks.
Watch the sky change from blue to orange as you pass by Fort Independence, Boston's Seaport District, and the U.S.S. Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard where the cannon will fire at sunset. You'll also cruise by the Old North Church made famous by the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.
Boston Wine Tasting & Walking Tour
Discover the culinary spirit of Boston on one of the city's walking food tours this month. Boston Wine Tasting & Waling Tour takes a small group through the historic Back Bay neighborhood to sample delicious wine and food at three restaurants. Your knowledgeable guide advises you on pairings and tells you about Boston's wine and restaurant scene. This two-hour wine lovers tour is the perfect way to eat, drink and sightsee over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Trellis Lighting Ceremony on the Boston Waterfront
Kick of the holiday season with the trellis lighting at Christopher Columbus Park on November 22nd. See the waterfront park glow with more than 50,000 blue lights and enjoy live music , including performances by students of the famous Berklee City Music Boston and refreshments.
Annual Tree Lighting on Boston Common
If you're in Boston for an extended Thanksgiving getaway, experience the lighting of Boston's official Christmas tree. Celebrate the Annual Tree Lighting on Boston Common on Thursday, December 2 featuring live music and entertainment and visits from Santa Claus and Rudolph. The holiday lights will twinkle all season on trees throughout Boston Common and the Public Garden.
A Thanksgiving Getaway at Revere Hotel Boston Common
Spend the holidays in Boston's historic Back Bay at the Revere Hotel Boston Common. Immersed in Boston's culture and spirit, our hip and glamorous hotel puts you within steps of the Boston Public Garden, Theater District, and the city's festive events and celebrations.
Relax in luxurious rooms and suites with original décor and Back Bay views. Gather with family for a holiday dinner Rebel's Guild, serving modern New England pub fare, local craft beer, and artisan cocktails. For easy holiday getaways, book one of Revere Hotel's specials with parking and suite upgrades, steps from Boston Common.