Free Gifts + Glam Event at the Prudential Center

Gifts and Glam Pru Boston Events

Head to the Prudential Center in Boston on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5-8PM for a free holiday event, Gifts + Glam.

Gifts + Glam features mini-makeovers, styling tips, snacks, and exclusive holiday discounts!

Here are the discounts you can receive from retailers at the Pru on Thursday evening:

Boston Campus Gear cart: Receive a free Harvard hat with purchase of any hooded sweatshirt
Boston Tops: 20% off
Crabtree & Evelyn: 25% off a single 2017 holiday item
field & vase: 10% off full price purchase of $50 or more
Under Armour: 20% off purchase
Vera Bradley: $20 off purchase of $70 or more

There will also be a lot of fun stations with various vendors, a fashion show, wine tasting from the Urban Grape, and more!

For more information about Gifts + Glam, please head here.

Will you be attending this fun holiday event?

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for December 2-3, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Happy last first weekend of 2017! Here are some fun and inexpensive things to do this weekend for December 2-3, 2017 in Boston:

Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting: December 1-3, 2017 in neighborhoods across the city. Mayor Walsh will be lighting Christmas trees and bringing joy and presents to various neighborhoods in Boston.

Mayor’s Walsh’s Tree Lighting: Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 12pm at 800 West Broadway. Head to Medal of Honor Park in South Boston for some holiday fun with ponies, music, and holiday fun. Free.

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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$5 Holiday Movies at Regal Cinemas This Holiday Season

cheap moivies bostonIf you are looking for something inexpensive to do this holiday season, consider heading to your nearest Regal Cinemas for $5 holiday movies!

Every Saturday from now to Christmas, Regal Cinemas will be showing a different $5 movie at 12PM on Saturdays.

Here is the schedule:

  • December 2, 2017: A Christmas Story
  • December 9: National Lampoon Christmas Vacation
  • December 16: Elf
  • December 23: Gremlins

Regal Crown Members can also receive a medium soft drink and popcorn combo for $5.

For more information regarding $5 Holiday movies at Regal Cinemas, please head here.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Week Deals

cyber monday sale

There are so many great deals on Black Friday weekend and Cyber Monday I figured I would do a quick roundup.

I’m going to be updating this post all weekend long and on Cyber Monday too! The additions will always be on top of each section.

Happy deal hunting!

Deals on New England Fun:

Amazon Deals:

*If you are a student (you need an .edu e-mail address) you can sign up for a free trial of Amazon Student and get the benefits of Amazon prime!

  • Amazon Echo Dot: 2nd Generation Amazon Echo Dot for $29.99 (Same price at Target if you can find it & cheaper if you have the RedCard for the 5% discount)
  • Amazon Fire Stick: Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for $24.99 (Same price at Target & cheaper if you have the RedCard for the 5% discount and 15% off)
  • Amazon Instant Pot: Instant Pot DUO Plus 6 Qt 9-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker for $74.95
  • Amazon DNA Kits: AncestryDNA Genetic Testing Kit for $54.99
  • Amazon Clothing: Get winter jackets for the entire family for half off, 11/26 only
  • Amazon Fire 7 Kindle: Get the best-selling Fire 7 Kindle with Alexa for $29.99 (I paid $35 a few months ago so great price!)
  • Amazon Books: Use promo code GIFTBOOK17 to get $5 off book purchases of $20 or more sold through Amazon, offer ends on 11/26/17 EXTENDED
  • Amazon DNA Kits: 23andMe DNA Tests for $99- 50% off on Black Friday only
  • Amazon Toys: Up to 40% on select Toys from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher Price and more
  • Amazon Toys: Up to 35% off Melissa and Doug Toys, Black Friday only
  • Amazon Baby: Up t0 35% off Graco and Nuk Baby products
  • Amazon: Up to 50% off Jeans on Black Friday only

Restaurant Deals

  • Restaurant.com: $2 for $25 Certificates with promo code CYBER
  • Restaurant.com: $3 for $25 Certificates with code: SAVE for 11/24 and 11/25 only
  • The Cheesecake Factory: For every $25 Gift Card purchased, get TWO free cheesecake coupons valid 1/1/18-3/31/18, offer ends 11/27/17

Retail Deals

  • Target: 15% off your Target.com order, automatically applied to checkout (some restrictions do apply)
  • Fanatics: Get 30% off your order with promo code CYBERMON
  • Vitacost: Get 15% off your entire order with promo code CYBER15 (Combine with LIFE25 for Chocolate Chips for $1.44. You’re welcome.) 
  • TargetSpend $50 on Black Friday, get 20% off a future purchase. 
  • Cents of Style: Black Friday Deal – Wardrobe Favorites for $15 OFF (starting under $10) + FREE SHIPPING w/code BF2017

Even More Deals

  • Redbox: Movie rentals today for .15 at Redbox with promo code HAPPY15DVD
  • LivingSocial: Extra 25% off sitewide with promo code CYBER25
  • Orbitz: Save 22% on hotel bookings with promo code CYBERSAVE22
  • Bluehost: Get web hosting for $2.65/month– over 60% off!
  • Goldstar: Discounts and free tickets for a variety of events in and around Boston
  • Entertainment Book: All 2018 Entertainment Books are $19 shipped with promo code CYBER
  • LivingSocial: Extra 20% off sitewide with promo code SHOP20 at LivingSocial

Also, don’t forget to use sites like Ebates that will pay you cash back to shop through their site!

Please let me know if I missed any awesome deals in the comments below– especially deals to great local attractions!

*This post does contain some affiliate links and I do receive a small thank you from some links above but all deals are great deals in my opinion whether I receive a small commission or not. Please see my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 24-26, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this long weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Annual Boston Tuba Christmas: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Faneuil Hall. An estimated 150-200 Tuba players will serenade the crowd with Christmas music to get into the holiday spirit!

The Charles Hotel Tree Lighting Event: Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus and a tree lighting at 5:30pm. Free, but please bring new hats, gloves, and baby coats to donate to Cradles for Crayons.

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony: Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Roslindale from 3-5PM. Enjoy this annual tree lighting in Roslindale with holiday music, Santa, and much more!

Macy’s Great Tree Lighting: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Macy’s Downtown Crossing. Enjoy free live performances, holiday cheer and a free Christmas Tree lighting at 5PM!

Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations: November 25-27, 2017. Enjoy a tree lighting, parade, and watch Santa parachute from the sky this weekend in Quincy!

Small Business Saturday: Saturday, November 25, 2017. Shop small this Saturday and help a small business this holiday season.

Zoo New England Half Price Admission Day: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Both the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are offering half price admission on Black Friday from 10-4pm

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Boston Winter also opens this Friday, November 24, 2017 for the season with a holiday shopping market, skating path, and more!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Free Coffee at Cumberland Farms on Thanksgiving

Head to Cumberland Farms on Thanksgiving, November 23, 2017 for a free hot or iced coffee! Great if you are traveling on Thursday and need a little pick-me-up!

For more information, please head here.

Holiday Tree Lightings in Boston 2017

Christmas Tree Lightings in Boston 2017

There are so many Holiday and Christmas Tree Lightings in Boston for the 2017 Holiday season! This is a fun (and free) way to get into the holiday spirit!

Here’s the schedule for tree lightings in Boston for the 2017 holiday season:

Trellis Lighting Ceremony: Monday, November 20, 2017 at Christopher Columbus Park at 5pm. Watch the park’s trellis light up blue and white for the holiday season!

Macy’s Great Tree Lighting: Friday, November 24, 2017 at Macy’s Downtown Crossing. Enjoy free live performances, holiday cheer and a free Christmas Tree lighting at 5PM!

The Charles Hotel Tree Lighting Event: Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus and a tree lighting at 5:30pm. Free, but please bring new hats, gloves, and baby coats to donate to Cradles for Crayons.

Roslindale Tree Lighting: Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Roslindale from 3-5PM. Enjoy this annual tree lighting in Roslindale with holiday music, Santa, and much more!

Copley Square Tree Lighting Festivities: Monday, November 27, 2017 at Copley Square from 5-6pm. Get into the holiday spirit with holiday music, a visit from Santa and the lighting of the Copley Square Tree!

Faneuil Hall Tree Lighting Spectacular: Tuesday, November 28, 20167 at 7:30PM. Enjoy the tree lighting of the largest Christmas Tree of the Northeast and the kickoff of Blink!, a 5-week holiday light display. (It will also be on WBZ-TV if you can’t make it).

Frog Pond Skating Spectacular and Tree Lighting: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Boston Common Frog Pond from 5-6pm. Enjoy a free ice skating show from The Skating Club of Boston then a tree lighting ceremony!

First Light Brookline: Thursday, November 30, 2017 in Brookline from 5-8pm. Enjoy music, events, and fun around town!

Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting: December 1-3, 2017 in neighborhoods across the city. Mayor Walsh will be lighting Christmas trees and bringing joy and presents to various neighborhoods in Boston.

Light Up Seaport: Friday, December 1, 2017 in the Seaport District. Head to the Seaport for the first annual tree lighting with holiday music, treats, and more!

Mayor’s Walsh’s Tree Lighting: Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 12pm at 800 West Broadway. Head to Medal of Honor Park in South Boston for some holiday fun with ponies, music, and holiday fun. Free.

Did I miss any of your favorite Boston tree lighting celebrations? How do you like to spend the holidays and Christmas in Boston?

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for November 18-19, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Thanksgiving Movie Special: Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Head to Faneuil Hall for a free movie screening of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles outdoors at 5PM to get into the holiday mood.

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade: Saturday, November 18, 2017 on Main Street in Plymouth, MA. Head to Plymouth, MA for a Thanksgiving parade in the town where it all began! Parade starts at 11am, but there’s activities and fun all weekend long. (It was really busy last year parking wise so make sure to leave extra time to find a spot!)

The Enchanted Village Opens: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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