Today is the day! The Downtown Holiday Market is Back for its' fourth year in Downtown Crossing. Every year it has been a huge hit with over 100,000 people. It is a great place to pick up festive, one of a kind gifts that are filled with Boston history and Christmas cheer.
"Downtown's biggest holiday market is back! The fourth-annual Downtown Boston Holiday Market features new artisan vendors each week, along with appearances from Santa and musical performances on Summer Street. The Market is open from 11 am-7 pm on Mondays-Saturdays and from 11 am-5 pm on Sundays. Summer St., Downtown Crossing, Boston."
So there ya have it. If you were looking for something to do today, than a day at this market is just the thing to do! Make sure to wear comfortable shoes - this place is contagious!
Tomorrow is a big Holiday Spirit Day for many Bostonians. At 11AM on Friday November 16th, Boston's official Christmas tree will arrive and be placed in the Boston Commons. Nova Scotia has agreed once again to donate the tree, and many special thanks go out to them. This is a wonderful event for many people, and many families and friends have made it a tradition to attend. Santa Claus never fails to show his smiling face, and schools are invited every year to join and welcome the tree. Don't miss out!
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It's the time of the year folks. The SoWa market is featuring over 80 juried artists and designers from around New England today(10am) and tomorrow (December 12 at 9:30am). Find that rare and special...and meaningful holiday gift right here. (from handbags, pottery, letterpress stationary...need me some of that, silk-screened t-shirts, baby clothes..there is something here for everyone).
It's all withing walking distance to Boston's best galleries, boutiques and international cuisine...so make a day out of it, or make a weekend out of it. Which every you prefer.
Event informationWhen: Saturday & Sunday, December 11th & 12th / 10am - 6pm Where: Cathedral HS Gymnasium, 74 Union Park Street, Boston MA 02118 Admission: $5.00 for adults, Children under 12 free Website: http://www.sowaholidaymarket.com/
YEAH!! The holidays are here!! Faneuil Hall Marketplace will be hosting a day of holiday entertainment from 10am-6pm Saturday, November 20.
The festivities will include musical entertainment, delicious food and refreshments and a special apperance by characters from Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker." At 5pm the Marketplace holiday tree will be illuminated with over 25,000 white sparkling lights, and New England Patriots player Jerod Mayo will be the special guest. Let the festivities begin!! For more information please check out Faneuil Hall Marketplace's website.
Strap on your skates people!!!! WHAAATTT?? Frog Pond Ice Skating is OPEN today!! Come join in the grand opening celebration!!
Where: Boston CommonTime: 5:30pmCost: Free!
Boston Parks Commissioner Antonia M. Pollak and The Skating Club of Boston President Joseph Blount will host this year’s official opening of the Boston Common Frog Pond on Thursday, November 18, at 5:30 p.m. The evening’s Master of Ceremonies will be Dan Weinstein, 1998 and 2002 Olympic Speed Skater and National Short Track Speed Skating Champion who has served as an NBC Olympic Commentator for speed skating events. (To get more information click here).
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