Events & Entertainment

From holiday theatre performances to neighborhood tree lighting ceremonies, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Boston this holiday season.

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    2013 Tree Lighting Ceremonies

    View our map-based calendar of tree lighting celebrations, including Boston Common, Copley Square, and Columbus Park lightings.

    Map of Tree Lightings »

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    10th Annual Mayor's Holiday Spectacular: More Than 100 Shows on Sale for 1/2 Price

    Now through January 1, 2014, Mayor’s Holiday Spectacular invites you to explore thousands of half price tickets to more than 100 of the region’s most beloved holiday performances, free festivities, dining deals, and more. It is created in partnership with local non-profit ArtsBoston; the Mayor's Office; and the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    Find Tickets and Deals on www.MayorsHoliday.com »

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    The Winter Activities Brochure 2013-14 is Out!

    An activity guide to tree lightings, performances and events held throughout the city from November to February.

    Winter Brochure 2013/2014 »

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    Toys for Tots

    As the holiday season approaches, help the wishes of needy children come true with donations of new, non-violent, unwrapped toys for children in the Greater Boston community.

    Donate or Find a Drop-Off Location »

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    Blink! Boston Holiday Light Extravagana

    Blink! is a state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that transforms Fanueil Hall. Over 350,000 LED lights illuminate Boston's skyline. This is a must-see holiday show for children of all ages.

    More Information »

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