Old Town Trolley Tours, Ghosts & Gravestones and the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum beginning Tuesday, March 17 will be closed. We plan to re-open on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Boston Tea Party Information
-Saturday, March 28th: Public tours are on an every hour schedule between 10am-11am and again between 2pm-3pm.
-Tuesday, March 31st: Public tours are on an every hour schedule between 11am-12pm.
-In-Season Hours: April 1, 2020 to November 1, 2020
-Starting Monday, April 1, 2020, our tour times go into IN-Season hours. The First Tour starts at 10am and the last tour starts at 5pm. The gift shop and Abigail’s Tea Room both will stay open from 9am-6pm.
Spend the holiday season with friends and family exploring all that Boston has to offer! Massachusetts residents can enjoy the Old Town Trolley tour and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum for FREE when accompanied by a full fare adult paid guest with Hometown Pass.
Prices vary; select showtimes. Whether you’re seeing it again or for the first time, The Nutcracker will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes. Follow Clara as she embarks on her journey filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this classical set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences of all ages.
Ice Skating at the Boston Common Frog Pond
Admission based on skater’s height. 58” and over: $6.00; under 58”: free. Skates and locker rentals not included. Voted Best Outdoor Skating Rink in the U.S. by USA Today.
A performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and a visit from Santa Claus himself! Started in 1973 by Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, these concerts take place in the magical atmosphere of world-famous Symphony Hall that is beautifully decorated to evoke all the magic and charm of the season.
Visit five homes professionally decorated for the holidays during the Labouré Center Christmas House Tour in South Boston, with transportation provided. Evening tour on Saturday and daytime tour on Sunday.
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St.
175 local and national craft artists exhibit and sell handmade wearable art, furniture, decor + more.
Relive December 16, 1773 when colonists met to debate King George’s tea tax and decide the fate of three shiploads of tea in Boston Harbor at the Boston Tea Party Reenactment, with 100 volunteer actors in costume at Old South Meeting House.
Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment
Agganis Arena; select showtimes. Tickets start at $10. Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars race across the ice! Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from Sunnyside Daycare and race for home in their most daring adventure! Plus, enter the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love comes from within. From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment.
Secrets and Illusions Magic Show
Huntington Avenue Theatre
Prices vary; select showtimes. Tickets range between $49 – $79. Set on the dark and deserted streets of Paris, you’ll enter the legendary Louvre Museum, where an enchanting musical muse escorts you through galleries, while Ivan uncovers life’s greatest mysteries deep inside the priceless works of art, one dazzling illusion at a time. Watch someone face their greatest fear. Witness a person track down love in the most unexpected place, and another discover how the Laws of Attraction helps them find their purpose in life － might it be you? Boston Globe boasts ”Magic with a Message.” It’s a 90-minute spectacular show which displays Ivan’s signature style of thought-provoking vignettes, audience participation, and storytelling. Paired with his remarkable approach to illusion, it will ultimately inspire, encourage and motivate you to discover your purpose and your destiny.
New Year's Eve Fireworks
Boston Common, 139 Tremont Street
Boston Family Fireworks is a spectacular firework display scheduled at a time when children can attend at Boston Common.