The holiday season is upon us, and the sparkling lights of Christmas will soon be aglow! Christmas tree lightings are happening all across our beautiful city, so bundle up the family and celebrate the holiday spirit!
November 20 :: Boston
This lighting celebration includes holiday sing-alongs and a visit from Santa Claus! Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, and clam chowder. Bundle up and be part of the fun!
November 21 :: Boston
The gorgeous 30-foot Norway Spruce will glitter with lights between historic Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market! Santa will even be present for the celebration!
November 24 :: Quincy
This tree lighting takes place ahead of the annual Christmas parade, which will take place on November 26.
November 25 :: Boston
Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere at this fun-filled evening of holiday cheer! There will be hot chocolate, visits with Betty the Yeti and park rangers, live entertainment, and a chance to explore a real Boston fire truck! Greet Santa and the Grinch as they arrive by boat in Fort Point Channel and witness a mesmerizing display of lights as the play ship is illuminated for the holiday season!
November 26 :: Newburyport
The Newburyport Santa parade and tree lighting offers all the holiday cheer that’s to be expected of a downtown yuletide celebration — but there’s a twist. In this most nautical of cities, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by boat!
November 30 :: Boston
The official holiday season kick-off in Boston includes the lighting of the City of Boston’s official Christmas tree — and trees throughout Boston Common and the Public Garden.
The holiday lights throughout both parks will light up in sequence shortly before 8 p.m. when Mayor Wu is joined onstage by Santa Claus and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
November 30 :: Boston
Immediately following the celebration on the Common, join Mayor Michelle Wu, the Friends of the Public Garden, and the Committee to Light the Commonwealth Avenue Mall as they flip the switch to light the lights on Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
December 1 :: Boston
Head over to the Seaport District for this fun-filled event featuring holiday tunes, a celeb appearance by Betty the Yeti, and more!
December 1 :: Framingham
The annual tree lighting ceremony and holiday block party will include free digital pictures, hot chocolate and treats, music, a story walk, free books, and so much more! All are welcome to watch as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in grand style atop a Framingham fire engine before lighting the tree.
December 2 :: Billerica
The winter festival — with games, activities, free hot cocoa and live music — takes place ahead of the tree lighting!
December 2 :: Bedford
December 2 :: Roxbury
Look forward to free holiday gifts for the kids of Roxbury along with refreshments, live entertainment, face painting, and the lighting of the holiday tree.
December 2 :: Plymouth
Join Santa and the Town of Plymouth for the annual tree lighting on the town hall green as part of the Christmas celebration. This annual evening event is fun for the whole family and includes the “Winter Lights” 5K road race, Christmas parade, and the lighting of the Christmas tree.