From 5:00pm-8:00pm, South End shoppers will receive a discount of 15%-20% from over 30 participating South End retailers!
"The stroll requires no tickets, parking is free, and a shuttle bus will transport people to and from local parking areas to the shops and restaurants.
The goal of these events is to encourage shoppers to support local businesses in the South End, enable them to experience the sights, shops and service that only small, neighborhood establishments can provide."
Some shoppers will even receive a $10 off dinner coupon if they show their receipt from a participating shop.
Some of the South End Holiday Stroll retailers and restaurants include Garage Sale, Lekker, Follain, Aquaitaine and Gaslight.
Please click here for further information on this event.
"The iconic Seinfeld character, played by Larry Thomas, is looking out for your health this week during a special visit to Boston."
He will be at the American Well's food truck in Government Center on Wednesday, December 11th and Thursday, December 12th from 11am to 3pm.
Visitos can even receive free chicken soup by downloading a American Wells app online.
For further information on this event and the app for free soup, please click here.
Charlesgate Realty Group will be participating in the Marine Toys for Tots drive this holiday season.
The Toys for Tots program is one of the largest non-profits in the United States and has donated over 469 million toys to over 216 million less fortunate children.
The Charlesgate Realty Group LLC office is located in Back Bay, between Whiskey's and Back Bay Social Club and will be serving as a drop off point for new, unwrapped toys for children under 10 years old. Charlesgate will be donating one additional toy for every toy that is donated.
The last day of donations will be on Thursday, December 12th.
Charlesgate Realty Group LLC is located on the third floor at 867 Boylston Street in Boston. Please call us at 617-587-0100 if you have any questions.
"The SSRun is a fun, unique and crowd-pleasing fundraising event like no other you have experienced. It began in Boston in 2000 with 5 guys just looking to spread some holiday spirit by running through Back Bay in only Santa hats and Speedos.
Since then it has grown to include 700 men and women each year and has become an annual holiday tradition that has hosted thousands of participants who have helped to raise over $1.4 million for local children in need. "
For further information on this event, please go to SSRun.org.
The Harvard Square Holiday Fair will be starting on Friday, December 6th and continue every Friday-Sunday until December 23rd. The fair will be held at the First Parish Church in Cambridge.
"That’s twelve whole days of peace, love and holiday shopping. This is not your average 'craft fair'-it’s a high energy underground marketplace where people see old friends and make new ones.
The fair is juried and changes a little every year. This years mix of New England craftspeople and world traveling importers features many wonderful gift items - arty clocks, stunning photographs, beautiful fleece hats and accessories, fabulous pottery, all kinds of jewelry: funky and hip; classic silver and gold, and exotic vintage from Asia, hand printed cards and calendars, handcut metal light fixtures and so much more. There is a great selection at really affordable prices."
For more information on this event, please click here.
SantaCon is finally here! The holiday event everyone 21+ can enjoy will be in the city on Saturday, December 7th.
This is a themed bar crawl, so everyone is attendance is recommended to wear a Santa costume or a festive outfits!
SantaCon starts at 12:00pm at Game On in Fenway. There will be a donation center for Toys for Tots for anyone who would like to donate. As the day goes on, the bar crawl will go through Copley into Downtown and towards the West End.
Last year, there were over 2,000 Santas that participated. There is no need to register and there will not be a cover for the bars.
For more information on the greatest adult holiday event in Boston, please go to Santacon.info.
The 2013 Boston Music Awards will be held Sunday, December 8th at the Liberty Hotel.
"Once again, the BMAs will feature some of the region's most compelling emerging and established talent from Garage to Rock to Pop to Blues Metal, Punk, Indie, Americana, International, Jazz, Hip Hop, RNB, Electronic, Folk and everything in between."
Performing artists include Potty Mouth, Reks and Bearstronaut. General admission tickets for this event are $25 and $100 for VIP. Ticket proceeds from this event have been given to various music charities in the New England area.
For general, voting and ticket information, please go to BostonMusicAwards.com.
Join Boston for the 72nd Annual Boston Common Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 5th from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
"The holiday decorations throughout Boston Common and the Public Garden, including the City of Boston’s official Christmas tree, will light up in sequence shortly before 8 p.m. when Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Honorable Andrew Younger, Minister with the Government of Nova Scotia, are joined by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Santa Claus. The show will close with a pyrotechnic display by MagicFire, Inc.
WCVB TV’s Anthony Everett and JC Monahan will host Channel 5’s live broadcast of the event beginning at 7 p.m. featuring New Kid on the Block Joey McIntyre, 'American Idol' Season 11 finalist Erica Van Pelt, Blue Man Group, Nova Scotia band Squid Precision Drumming, Morning Star Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Boston Ballet, Boston Celtics official junior dance team LilPhunk, and representatives of the Boston Red Sox with the 2013 World Series trophy."
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The 2nd Annual Christmas in the City Kick-Off & Celebrity Holiday Tree Auction event will be Tuesday, December 3rd at the Seaport Hotel from 6pm-8pm.
The evening will feature an auction of extraordinary Christmas trees lit and fully decorated by Mayor Thomas Menino and Milan Lucic! All of the proceeds from this event will go towards Christmas in the City.
"Christmas in the City, a 100% volunteer organization, will hold its 25th Annual Holiday Party this year and is expecting to serve more children than last year when they hosted 4,000 children & Moms living in shelters or transitional housing at their celebration. The following day, they gave out 8,500 more gifts of toys and clothing to the families of boys and girls who have fallen on hard times and otherwise might find nothing under the tree. "
Admission price is only $20! Tickets are available here.