241th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party!

Today is the 241th Anniversary of the Boston Tea party!

In honor of the Anniversary, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is offering free tours today, December 16th, 2014 from 10am to 3pm!

Tickets to the reenactment at the Old South Meeting House this evening is sold out. However, you can still join in front of the OSMH at 6:30pm to hear news of the meeting via the town crier, engage in a debate and join the parade down to the waterfront!

For more information, please head here!

Will you be attending the free tour and/or reenactment tonight?

More Holiday Events in Boston This Season!

Seaport Tree Lighting in Boston

Are you looking to get into the holiday spirit with special events this week in Boston!?! There’s a few fun events coming up this week that I wanted to let you know about:

First Annual Seaport Tree Lighting: Friday, December 12, 2014 at 4pm. Enjoy the first annual tree lighting in the Seaport District with free cookies, cider, holiday music and much more! Free and open to public and presents for toys for tots will be collected as well.

Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll: Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6pm. Stroll along the streets of Beacon Hill and enjoy some shopping, music, holiday decorations and more!

Holiday Pops: Select dates at Boston Symphony Hall. More dates have been added to Goldstar Boston for discount tickets to the Boston Pops including dates this week!

Boston Ballet II is also doing excerpts today (12/10/14) at International Place in Boston including performances of The Nutcracker during lunchtime!

Also, don’t forget to check out Mayor’s Holiday to find many holiday events in Boston with discount event tickets too as well as Goldstar Boston’s discount holiday events (affiliate link). There’s a lot of discount tickets and holiday fun on both sites!

What are your favorite holiday events in Boston!?

Free Performance of The Nutcracker During Lunchtime!

Nutcracker Boston

On Wednesday, December 10th head to International Place during lunchtime for a free performance of excerpts of Boston Ballet’s renowned ballets, including highlights from The Nutcracker.

Free Performances from Boston Ballet II will be from 12-1pm and 1-2pm on Wednesday, 12/10/14 in the courtyard of International Place thanks to International Place and The Chiofaro Company.

International Place is located at 100 Oliver Street in Boston, MA. Will you be attending this fun holiday event?

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Discount Tickets to the Boston Holiday Pops!

Boston Pops Holiday Pops

Are you looking for discount tickets to Holiday Pops at Boston Symphony Hall this holiday season? Look no further because I have a few deals for you!

Goldstar Boston is offering tickets to the BSO Holiday Pops for select dates starting at $19.50 + ticket fees. I have noticed dates have been added and changed over the past few weeks, so make sure to check Goldstar Boston again if you do not see a date that works for you.

In addition to Goldstar Boston, BosTix.org also has discount tickets to the Holiday Pops for select dates at $53 a ticket. You may also have some luck at a BosTix ticket booth if you are looking for last minute tickets at a discount.

Have you seen the Boston Pops before for their holiday show?

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Christmas at Fenway Park Event!

christmas at fenway

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, head to Fenway Park for the annual Christmas at Fenway event.

There will be visits from Santa, Wally the Green Monster, Red Sox players and more.

Select Red Sox Tickets will also go on sale for the 2015 season on Saturday, December 13, 2014 and all attendees will have an opportunity to purchase tickets at the event.

However, this year, you do need to win your way to Christmas at Fenway. Registration will close at noon on Monday, December 8, 2014 and winners will be notified by e-mail.

For more information or to register to win tickets to the event, please head here.

Free Tree Lighting Ceremonies in Boston This Week

Tree Lighting in Boston

If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit, there are two tree lighting ceremonies in Boston this week! Both events are free and fun:

Copley Square Tree Lighting
560 Boylston Street, Back Bay
Tuesday, December 2, 5 p.m.

Boston Common Tree Lighting
139 Tremont Street, Boston
Thursday, December 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Also, before the tree lighting at Boston Common on Thursday, the Ice Skating Club of Boston will perform a FREE Ice Skating Spectacular Show from 5-6pm at Frog Pond on 12/4/14!

For more information about the tree lightings or more holiday events in Boston, please head here!

Will you be attending either of these free events? What Boston holiday event is your favorite?

Free Holiday Movies at Showcase Cinemas!

Showcase Cinema

On Saturdays leading up to Christmas, Showcase Cinemas is showing classic holiday movies for free with a non-perishable food item donation.

Below is the holiday movie schedule, with movies showing at 10am each Saturday.

  •  November 29, 2014: Miracle on 34th Street
  • December 6, 2014: A Wonderful Life
  • December 13, 2014: A Christmas Story
  • December 20, 2014: White Christmas

The Participating Showcase Cinemas in Massachusetts are Showcase Cinema de Lux Legacy Place, Showcase Cinemas Lowell, Showcase Cinema de Lux Patriot Place, Showcase Cinemas Randolph, Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere, and Showcase Cinemas Woburn.

For more information about this and other programs at Showcase and Showcase Cinema de Lux locations, please visit www.showcasecinemas.com.

Half-Price Day at Zoo New England on November 28, 2014!

zoo new england

If you are looking for a Black Friday shopping alternative but still want to save money, you may want to visit the Zoo New England on Friday, November 28, 2014!

You can grab half-off admission at both Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA from 10am to 4pm on 11/28/14 for the entire family!

For more information about half-price day at the zoo, please visit here.