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Winter Holidays 2014

It’s the holiday season and that means lots of events across the state. Whether you want holiday strolls, open house tours, winter carnivals or first night celebrations it’s all here in Massachusetts.

GREATER BOSTON  |  NORTH OF BOSTON | SOUTH OF BOSTON  |  CAPE COD & THE ISLANDS | CENTRAL MASS | WESTERN MASS

GREATER BOSTON

Things to do in Boston on Christmas Eve

Things to do in Boston on Christmas

Christopher Columbus Park Trellis Lighting

Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” – November 28-December 31

Boston Common Tree Lighting – December 4

Urban Nutcracker – December 20-22

Craftboston Holiday Show – December 6-8

Harvard Square Holiday Fair

Metro West Festival of Trees – December 12-14

First Night Boston – December 31-January 1

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise – December 31

 

NORTH OF BOSTON

Zoo Lights – November 28-December 31

Nashoba Valley Holiday Festival of Lights – November 29-December 22

Newburyport Santa Parade & Tree Lighting – December 1

Essex Holiday Festival – December 5-7

Christmas by the Sea, Manchester-by-the-Sea – December 5-8

Marblehead Christmas Walk – December 5-8

Lexington Symphony Holiday Pops – December 6

Christmas in Salem – December 6-8

Concord Museum Holiday House Tour – December 7

Santa’s Arrival in Rockport and Tree Lighting – December 7

SOUTH OF BOSTON

Enchanted Village, Jordan’s Furniture, Avon – Through January 5

The Polar Express
 – November 22, 24, 27, December 1, 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28

Christmas Festival of Lights – November 22-January 1

Festival of Lights at the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Attleboro – November 28-January 5

Scituate North Pole Express – December 7

A Navy Christmas, Battleship Cove – December 8

South Shore Polar Express – December 14

Winter Lights 5K – December 6

Holidays on the Green, Pinehills, Plymouth – December 76100th Lighting of the Green, Taunton – December 6

Santa Fun Run, New Bedford – December 6

Winter Carnival, A.D. Makepeace – December 6

Ceremony of Carols, Pilgrim Festival Chorus – December 7-8

Holiday Pops, Plymouth Philharmonic – December 13-14

Holiday House Tour, New Bedford – December 13-15

 

CAPE COD & THE ISLANDS

Train to Christmastown, Buzzards Bay to Hyannis – November 15-December 30

Annual Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown – November 26

Gardens Aglow, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich – November 29-December 22

Holidays at Highfield Hall – November 29-December 8

A Seaside Christmas in Orleans – November 30-December 31

Sandwich Holly Days – December 1-31

A Canal Christmas in Sandwich – December 2-11

Brewster for the Holidays – December 5-7

Falmouth Holidays by the Sea – Decmeber 5-7

Christmas in Harwich – Decmeber 5-7

Nantucket Christmas Stroll – December 5-7
Nantucket Noel – Events throughout December

Enchanged Village at the Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis – December 6-January 2

Mashpee Christmas Parade – December 6

Eastham Holiday Festival – December 6

Hyannis Main St. Christmas Stroll – December 6

Santa Stampede 5k and Family Fun Run – December 6

51st Annual Falmouth Christmas Parade – December 7

Dennis Village Christmas Stroll – December 7

Yarmouthport Christmas Stroll – December 7

Chatham Christmas Stroll – December 12-14

9th Annual Holiday Cookie Stroll, Yarmouth – December 13

Nantucket New Years – December 28-31

First Night Chatham – December 31

First Night Sandwich – December 31

CENTRAL MASS

Holiday events at the EcoTarium

Christmas Memories at the Salem Cross Inn

Holiday events at Wachusett Mountain

Holiday events at Willard House & Clock Museum

Holly Days: Woodland Magic at Tower Hill Botanic Garden – November 29-January 5

Home For The Holidays, Worcester Historical Museum – November 29-December 31

Worcester Festival of Lights – December 7

Sutton Chain of Lights – December 6

Grafton Celebrates the Holidays – December 7

Millbury Chain of Lights – December 7

First Night Worcester – December 31-January 1

WESTERN MASS

Holiday Events at the Lord Jeffery Inn

Look Park Holiday Events

30th Annual Festival of Trees: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Berkshire Museum – Through January 2

Bright Nights at Forest Park – Through January 5

Walking in a Winter Wonderland, Eastern States Exposition – Through January 5

Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas – December 5-7

Williamstwon Holiday Walk – December 6

Great Barrington Holiday Stroll – December 6

Berkshire Botanical Annual Holiday Marketplace – December 6-7

Celebrate the Holidays at The Mount – December 6-13

First Night Northampton – December 31

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