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Top 7 Holiday Boston Events - December
Posted October 15th, 2012

Boston in December comes alive with the spirit of the holidays, and there may be no better place to take in seasonal joy and Events in Boston than at Boston Hotels like the Boston Park Plaza. Grab your winter coat and head out for some of these wonderful Boston Events in December.

Boston in December is one of the most beautiful times of the year, and a time when Boston Events for the Holidays seem to be non-stop. No matter when you Visit Boston, during the week or on a weekend, you’re sure to find Events in Boston that focus on the splendor of the season like Holiday Shows in Boston, Light Festivals in Boston, and even Tree Lightings in Boston.

Here are the Top 7 Boston Events for the Holidays in December:

  1. Boston’s “The Nutcracker” Ballet | Opera House | 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 | 617-259-3400
    December 1, 2012 through December 30, 2012
    Catch a matinee or evening performance of Boston’s “The Nutcracker” almost daily throughout December. With enchanting music by Tchaikovsky, and a wondrous cast of characters like sugar plum fairies, dancing snowflakes, scurrying mice and wide-eyed children, you’re sure to delight in the magic of the Holidays in Boston with a traditional production of a beloved Christmas classic.
     
  2. First Night Boston | Boston Commons Visitor’s Information Center | 147 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111 | 617-536-4100
    December 31, 2012
    On New Years Eve, Boston comes to life with a series of arts on display and live music performances scattered around the City of Boston. The Countdown to 2013 begins at 1pm in the afternoon, with an afternoon of Boston Activities for the Holiday that take place at various retailers and locations around the city.

    Organized as a way to build community and diversity through the arts, and to provide opportunities for children and Teens in Boston to celebrate their city safely, First Night Boston showcases more than 1,000 artists, 200 performances, and 35 indoor/ outdoor venues throughout Greater Boston. More than 1 million people view First Night Boston’s Grand Procession down Boylston Street.

    Keep your eyes out for the spectacular Ice Sculptures in Boston that magically appear around town.
     

  3. Commonwealth Avenue Mall Tree Lighting | Commonwealth Avenue Mall | 484 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116 | 617-635-4500
    December 1, 2012
    Mayor Merino presides over the Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Boston’s Commonwealth Avenue Mall and Public Garden. The illuminated Tree in the Commonwealth Garden remains lit throughout the month of December.
     
  4. Handel’s Messiah at Jordon Hall | Jordon Hall | 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA 02115 | 617-585-1100
    December 7, 2012 through December 8, 2012
    Featuring Mary Wilson as soprano, Ann McMahon Quintero as mezzo-soprano, and John McVeigh as tenor, Handel’s spectacular oratorio comes to life during the Holidays in Boston at Jordon Hall. This masterpiece has become a beloved tradition during the Boston Holidays, and experiencing the 1742 work of art in such an intimate theater is one of the most treasured Events in Boston.

    When you’re looking for Boston Hotels that are elegant, convenient, and affordable, choose Boston Accommodations like the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, which sits perfectly close to all of the most beloved Holiday Events in Boston.
     

  5. “A Christmas Carol” | The Hanover Theatre | 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608 | 508-831-0800
    December 15, 2012 through December 23, 2012
    Troy Siebels’ adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, “A Christmas Carol” takes the stage at The Hanover Theater, with matinee and evening performances scheduled. Come and experience the familiar story of Scrooge, and his Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, who spread the message of redemption and love for humanity that is embraced during the holiday season.
     
  6. Blink – A Light & Sound Extravaganza | Faneuil Hall Marketplace | 4 South Market Building, Boston, MA 02109 | 617-523-1300
    December 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012
    Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace throughout the month of December and experience Blink – A Light & Sound Extravaganza featuring the music of the Holiday Pops. Blink is a 6-week Holiday Light & Sound Production that transforms every corner of America’s first open-air marketplace. Come take a glimpse of more than 350,000 LED lights that light up Boston’s Skyline, and witness an unforgettable, new Boston Holiday Experience that is perfect for all ages.
     
  7. Sparklefest in Harvard Square | Harvard Square | 18 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617-491-3434
    December 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012
    Get ready for holiday cheer Cambridge style at Sparklefest in Harvard Square, a kick-off Holiday Event in Boston that includes 5 weeks of unique family Events in Boston and fun attractions. Come and enjoy dancing reindeer, Boston Holiday Shopping, great Boston Dining, Ice-skating in Boston, theater, rides, Boston Holiday Fairs, and more in Harvard Square.

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