#1 Boston Season on City Hall Plaza is Open to the public seven days a week and features a mix of winter activities including a unique outdoor skating path and an expanded Holiday Shopping Market, with an array of hospitality experiences and attractions. The main shopping area is made up of individual “Chalet” shops that are staffed by local vendors selling clothing and other goods. For more information, vendor lists and coupons visit: cityhallplazaboston.com/
#2 BLINK at Faneuil Hall. Back for another Holiday season Blink! will light up the Faneuil Hall Marketplace daily, running now through January 1, 2018. Faneuil Hall Marketplace continues the annual tradition of having the largest tree in the northeast, an 85-foot fir tree adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music to provide entertainment for visitors who want an authentic New England holiday experience. This year’s show is all-new with more lights, more music, more color, more sound and more fun! Visit BLINK!
3. Frog Pond Skating and the holiday lights on the Common – open to the public for the season nominal rates and skate rentals on site. Walk through the common to see the tree and all of the lights. Stop by Frog Pond and rent a pair of skates. Skating Info
4. Liberty Hotel Trees – Located in the former Charles Street Jail, and now the Liberty Hotel, is one of the most interesting upside-down tree displays! Stop by Alibi or Clink for dinner or a cocktail in the spectacular 90-foot lobby rotunda of the hotel and take in the sights. Liberty Hotel.
5. Boston Symphony Orchestra – Holiday Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops perform holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and a visit from Santa Claus himself! Started in 1973 by Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, these concerts take place in the special atmosphere of world-famous Symphony Hall-specially decorated to evoke all the magic and charm of the season-where Pops patrons sit at cabaret-style tables and order food and drink with family and friends, all while taking in the music and entertainment presented by the one and only Boston Pops. Visit ArtBoston for discounted tickets