Copley Square Tree Lighting
The free event will feature appearances by Mayor Walsh, “Dining Playbook” host Jenny Johnson, Santa Claus, and Rudolph along with live entertainment including members of the Boston Pops Brass Ensemble, Berklee College of Music's co-ed contemporary a cappella group Pitch Slapped, “The Voice” contestant Brittany Butler, and a holiday sing-along. In addition, the US Postal Service will unveil its new holiday stamp.
The Old South Church bell will toll when the tree is illuminated. Light refreshments will be provided by New England Coffee, HP Hood LLC, Polar Beverages, Essential Water, and local businesses. The Fairmont Copley Plaza will host a family reception immediately following for all in attendance. The reception will include cookie decorating, photos with Santa and treats from Georgetown Cupcakes and the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
In addition, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Copley Square will become a spot for family revelry with jugglers, stilt walkers, and festive music provided by Magic 106.7, Boston’s holiday music station.
Even more festivities will take place in and around Copley Square on November 30. The Boston Public Library and The Catered Affair will host a Storytime and Candy Cane Tea at The Fairmont Copley Plaza from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The tea is free but reservations are required by calling (617) 859-2282.
For additional information please call the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at (617) 635-4505. To learn more about The Friends of Copley Square, please visit www.friendsofcopleysquare.org.
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