The Festive Season in Boston
Located in the epicenter of New England’s winter wonderland, the Hotel is the perfect spot to enjoy the very best of the season. Venture right outside our front door and see thousands of twinkling lights along the Commonwealth Avenue Mall and in the historic Public Garden, shop for perfect presents on Charles and Newbury Streets or ice skate on the Boston Common Frog Pond.
Teddy Bear Tea Package
Four Seasons Hotel Boston | December 21 – December 23, 2017
Take part in one of Boston's most beloved holiday traditions – the annual Teddy Bear Tea. The Teddy Bear Tea event series includes a festive afternoon tea at Bristol Restaurant and Bar paired with a reading of a favorite holiday children's book by a Boston celebrity. Four Seasons Hotel Boston's furry resident, Truffles the Bear, makes a personal appearance to the delight of families and young guests. This festive package includes luxurious accommodations, tickets for two adults and one child to the Teddy Bear Tea as well as a special welcome amenity.
Book your holiday event at Four Seasons Hotel Boston today to take advantage of special event rates for the festive season. Whether you’re planning a luxurious private affair for family and friends or a large corporate celebration with colleagues, Four Seasons Hotel Boston is offering special rates for a two hour celebration with beer, wine, and passed appetizers for USD 100 per person. Watch the snow fall over the Public Garden from our elegant event spaces, and create lasting holiday memories. If you are looking to book an event for at least 60 people between November and January of this year, please call 857-305-5620. Click here to learn more about our event space and experiences.
Holiday Stockings | December 25, 2017
Hotel guests will receive a special stocking on their door on Christmas morning.
Holiday Happenings in Boston
BLINK! Holiday Lights & Music Spectacular at Faneuil Hall Marketplace | November 21, 2017 – January 3, 2018
A new Boston tradition is born: Blink!, the state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza, returns to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Marketplace Center for a fifth year, transforming every inch of America's first open marketplace into a magical and unforgettable light show. Set to the song stylings of the Holiday Pops, Blink! uses over 350,000 LED lights to illuminate Boston's skyline, with lights dancing seamlessly to the music through every inch of Faneuil Hall, featuring the largest Christmas tree in the northeast. Blink! runs continuously each evening in seven minute intervals, a spectacle not to be missed.
Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker at the Boston Opera House | November 24 – December 31, 2017
A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family: this critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012 with new sets and costumes, and critics called the production "the most magical version of The Nutcracker". See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland.
ELF THE MUSICAL AT THE WANG THEATER | November 28 – December 10, 2017
Everyone’s favorite Elf will make his return to Boston this holiday season with ELF The Musical at the Boch Center Wang Theatre!
Boston Holiday Pops at Symphony Hall | November 30 – December 31, 2017
Don't miss one of Boston's most cherished holiday traditions: Experience a holiday season celebration with conductor Keith Lockhartand the Boston Pops November 30 to December 31. During pre-Christmas concerts join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in performances filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-a-long, and even a visit from jolly old Sant a Claus, including seven kids' matinees. And the not-to-be-missed New Year's Eve concert with the Boston Pops Swing Orchestra and bandleader Bo Winiker will kick off the new year in style.
Boston Common Tree Lighting | December 1, 2017
Enjoy the 75th annual lighting of Boston’s glorious holiday lights throughout the Boston Common and Public Garden, including the City’s Official Christmas Tree –– a 47 foot (14 metres) white spruce from Nova Scotia.
December 14-17, 2017
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. See your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life on stage!
SANTA IN THE CITY AT THE SHOPS AT THE PRUDENTIAL CENTER
Through DECEMBER 24, 2017
Santa has arrived at The Shops at Prudential Center! Capture the magic of the holiday season and bring the kids for a special photo with Santa in his Winter Wonderland located in Belvidere Arcade.
BOSTON HORSE AND CARRIAGE TOURS AT FANEUIL HALL MARKETPLACE
Delight in one of Boston’s favourite winter traditions with ice skating on the Frog Pond. Located at the heart of the Boston Common, the oldest and most treasured public park in the United States, the Frog Pond is a favorite winter spot for friends and family of all ages.
Ringing in 2018 in Boston
FIRST NIGHT BOSTON | DECEMBER 31, 2017
Ask our Concierge for details about this Boston New Year’s Eve event, which includes ice sculptures, a family festival, live musical performances and a fireworks show.