Happy Thanksgiving and happy (hopefully for you) long weekend! Here are some fun and cheap things to do over this Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend!
If you are traveling on Thanksgiving night or early Friday morning, head to any MassDOT service plaza for free coffee from 10PM on Thanksgiving night until 5AM on 11/23/18.
If you are planning to go out on Black Friday, here are the store opening hours in Massachusetts for Black Friday since it’s different than nationwide hours thanks to our Blue Laws.
And Good Luck if you are trying to score some hot deals on Black Friday morning! I am going to try to post my favorite deals in a big roundup post for the Black Friday through Cyber Monday weekend and those amazing deals can be found from the comfort of your couch!
Here’s some fun and cheap things to do for this long weekend:
Annual Boston Tuba Christmas: Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Faneuil Hall. An estimated 150-200 Tuba players will serenade the crowd with Christmas music to get into the holiday spirit for this annual event!
Macy’s Great Tree Lighting: Friday, November 23, 2018 at Macy’s Downtown Crossing. Enjoy free live performances, holiday cheer and a free Christmas Tree lighting at 5PM! (The first 150 Macy’s Cardholders gets a free blanket when you show your Macy’s card, starts at 2PM)
The Charles Hotel Tree Lighting Event: Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus and a tree lighting at 5:30pm. Free, but please a suggested donation for CFCS and needed items can be found here.
Roslindale Tree Lighting: Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Roslindale from 3-5PM. Enjoy this annual tree lighting in Roslindale with holiday music, Santa, and much more!
Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations: November 23-25, 2018. Enjoy a tree lighting, parade, and watch Santa parachute from the sky this weekend in Quincy!
Small Business Saturday: Saturday, November 24, 2018. Shop small this Saturday and support a small business this holiday season.
Zoo New England Half Price Admission Day: Friday, November 23, 2018 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 for some cheap family fun.
The Enchanted Village Opens: November 17, 2018 to January 1, 2019 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 10, 2018 to December 24, 2018. 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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