Holiday Events

Holiday Events across Boston, Cape Cod and the South Coast

The holiday season is here with so many festive and fun things to do. Below are just a few of the holiday events to enjoy!


The Nutcracker | Boston Ballet

Boston Ballet’s holiday classic The Nutcracker returns to the Boston Opera House stage this winter. Follow Clara as she embarks on a magical journey filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery.

Christmas Celtic Sojourn | Cutler Majestic Theatre

Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn has entertained and enlightened radio audiences since 1986. For the last 16 years, the Christmastime live version of the show has drawn on Celtic, Pagan, and Christian traditions to celebrate the music of the season.

Blink: Free Light and Sound Show | Faneuil HHoliday eventsall

Faneuil Hall Marketplace continues the annual tradition of having the largest tree in the northeast, an 85-foot fir tree adorned with decorations and sparkling lights synchronized to music to provide entertainment for visitors who want an authentic New England holiday experience.

Holiday Kiddos in the Kitchen | Powisset Farm, Dover

The holiday break is a great time for children to learn some fun cooking skills and recipes. Each day, for three hours, children will take a nice hike on the farm (weather permitting) and then come into the kitchen to learn cooking basics. They’ll enjoy hands-on cooking with a Powisset Cook!

Cape Cod

Gardens Aglow | Heritage Museum and Gardens, SandwichHoliday events

The celebration of lights that has become a treasured Cape Cod holiday tradition for over a decade! Heritage’s expansive gardens will be aglow with beautiful light displays, extensive indoor holiday décor and numerous activities around the grounds and galleries.

Holiday on the Cape | Cape Symphony, Hyannis

Holiday on the Cape” is the largest holiday celebration in the region with six sold-out performances every year, and is known for a perfect blend of holiday favorites and Artistic Director & Conductor Jung-Ho Pak’s musical and theatrical surprises.

Holidays at Highfield | Falmouth

Be warmed by the golden light and treat your senses to a winter wonderland at Highfield Hall. The Holiday house tour delivers style and inspiration, be it rustic, classic, elegant, or nostalgic. Holidays at Highfield’s Gift Gallery hosts many new artisan vendors showcasing their goods with a wide range of products, from jewelry to rocking boats!

Holiday Magic at the Atwood | Chatham

The Atwood Museum is offering a sleigh-full of activities and events to celebrate. Exhibits throughout the Museum will be decorated for the season, to help you get into the Christmas spirit. Enjoy Grub with the Grinch,Stuff-a-Sleigh and more!

Holly Folly Weekend | ProvincetownHoliday events

The Provincetown Business Guild has organized a weekend full of events including a meet & greet with the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, Jingle Bell Run, Champagne Brunch, Drag Bingo and much more!


Christmas Train | Buzzards Bay

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Feel the holiday magic in the air the moment you arrive! Have your official Train to Christmas Town ticket ready to be punched by the conductor as you board our real working train. The music begins as we depart the station and you’ll be clapping along to our peppy theme song. Meet other book characters like Bumblebee the cuddly polar bear and the postman delivering letters to Santa.

Edaville Family Theme Park | Carver

Edaville USA’s most memorable New England Tradition is back this year with over 17 million lights illuminating the park!

A Christmas Carol at the Zeiterion | New Bedford

The Zeiterion holiday tradition returns! After a year hiatus, the celebrated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from Nebraska Theatre Caravan is back on The Z stage.