Swedish Yuletide Traditional Swedish Christmas fair on Saturday December 3. Cafe, two Lucia-processions, holiday decorations, arts and crafts, waffles, Swedish music, design exhibit and many, many exciting vendors.
Fort Point's (art) Holiday sale usually takes place early December.
Free Admission to the MFA on Wednesdays!
Go ice skating at the Frog Pond in the Boston Common (America's oldest public park!). The Frog Pond skating rink opens in November, and is open until March.
The City of Boston’s Official Tree Lighting comes to Boston Common usually the first Thursday of December from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Nutcracker at the Opera House The Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition in Boston for more than 40 years. A lovely performance for the whole family. November and December.
SOWA holiday market Looking for Christmas gifts? This is a great place to pick up creative and fun gifts made by local artists. Everything from jewelry to mouse pads and clothes, decorations and soap and candles. Really, it is great!
New years celebration - First Night Purchase a first night button and gain entrance to a number of events around the city, indoors and outdoors. from ice sculptures to music to fire works - Boston has it all
Get a feel for December