South Boston Christmas Stroll & Tree Lighting! Kick off the holiday season with a host of activities as well promotions from local businesses. Have fun and, sip, shop and dine local all in one night! Enjoy a special tree lighting on East Broadway in front of the library, a visit from Santa and some old fashioned carolers! This much anticipated neighborhood event takes place on Thursday, November 30th at 4pm.
Light Up the Seaport! Please join us in celebrating the most magical season of the year at our Second Annual Tree Lighting event. Enjoy live holiday tunes performed by Rich DiMare, holiday treats from Seaport restaurants, and giveaways! In the spirit of the holiday season, the event benefits Massachusetts Fallen Heroes and The Gavin Foundation. This fun event takes place on December 1st from 6pm-8pm.
Jingle Bell Run! Put on your Santa hat, lace up those sneakers and get ready to run for a great local school – South Boston Catholic Academy. On Saturday, December 2nd at 10am join your friends and neighbors and run a 5K race along the South Boston beaches. Start and finish is at South Boston Catholic Academy at 866 East Broadway. Stick around for a post-race party with prizes, raffles, food and fun! There is also fun for the kids on deck too with two youth races. At 9:15 – 100 Meter Dash for kids (9 and under) and at 9:30 a 1/2 mile run (14 and under). If you preregister by November 30th, it’s $30. Post-registration is $35. Youth preregistration is is $15 and post-registration is $20. To register visit here!
Oh Christmas Tree! Head to M Street Park on Sunday, December 3rd at 1pm for a good old fashioned tree lighting complete with Santa, carols, hot chocolate and more! For the 22nd year, the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will continue the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees while bringing holiday spirit to children across Boston. The event is sponsored by Bank of America! We hear there will be ponies and balloon animals! Yes!!
Santa is coming, Santa is coming! Children of all ages are welcome to join us for this free event with cookie decorating, hot cocoa & a photo op with Santa. All of the walls at District Hall are writable and will have coloring activities and games for the kids to play! We’ll be showing some favorite holiday movies and spreading holiday cheer. Families are welcome to make reservations for brunch at Gather, right inside of District Hall, and next to the new Seaport Square Christmas Tree in the neighboring park! Of course, Mimosas & Bloody Marys will be available for purchase, along with our brunch specialties. Make your reservations at gatherboston.com! Brew, inside District Hall will also be open and serving coffee, tea, hot chocolate & adult beverages! Guests are encouraged to bring a toy or cash donation to support the South Boston Boys & Girls Club! The fun happens on Saturday, December 9th at 11am. You can reserve your spot here!
Merry & Bright! Santa Claus and his posse of merrymakers will be on hand for the West Broadway tree lighting. This festive event takes place on Friday, December 15th.