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Family & Kids Event Calendar: Saturday, December 16, 2023 (Weekend)
Seasonal Fun Events
Annual Candlelight Stroll at Strawberry Banke...New Hampshire  $$
Bright Nights at Forest Park Holiday Lights...Western Mass  $
Christmas at the Old ManseConcord  $
Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge...Sturbridge  $
Cookies & Cocoa with the ClausesGreat Barrington  $
Deck The Halls Holiday CelebrationGloucester  $
Emerald Glow at Charlesgate: LED Trees in...Boston  Free
Enchanted Village: Jordan's Furniture Avon...Avon  $
Festival of Trees and Snow Village at Mass...Wellesley  $$
Gardens Aglow - A Celebration of Holiday...Sandwich  $$
Hanukkah Party Night of LightsNewton  $$
Holiday BricktacularSomerville  $$
Holiday Zoolights: Stone ZooStoneham  $
Holidays at the Newport MansionsRhode Island  $$$
Holidays on the HillBeverly  $$
Illuminations Somerville Tour 2023Somerville  Free
La Salette Festival of Holiday LightsAttleboro  Free
Lancaster Celebration of LightsCentral Mass  $
Merrimack Celebration of LightsMethuen  $$
Photos with Santa at Faneuil Hall Marketplace...Boston  -
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops with...Foxboro  Free
Snowmazing! at Boston Children's MuseumBoston  $$
Snowport - Boston Seaport's Winter Wonderland,...Boston  -
SoWa Winter Festival & Holiday MarketBoston  $
The Train to Christmas Town on Cape Cod Central...Buzzards Bay  $$
Visit Santa At The Shore Line Trolley Museum...Connecticut  $
Visit With Santa - In Person! (DECEMBER 2023...Amherst  $
Winter Lights at Naumkeag, The Bradley Estate...Canton  $$
Winter Solstice Family Fun: Folklore & the...Hingham  $
Winterlights at Naumkeag, The Stevens-Coolidge...3 Locations  $$
Animals
Franklin Park Zoo Winter Activities & Exhibits...Boston  $$$
Stone Zoo Winter Activities and ExhibitsStoneham  $$
Arts & Crafts
Boston Open Market at Boylston StreetBoston  Free
Make, Mingle, and Munch: Create Your Own...Harvard  $$$
Sweet Giving Event at Washington Square Academy...Brookline  Free
Winter Solstice Celebration at PEMSalem  $
Arts & Culture Events
Art of Penobscot Bay Exhibit at Thos. Moser...Maine  Free
Ballet Misha presents 'The Nutcracker'New Hampshire  -
Commonwealth Ballet Company, The Nutcracker...Weston  -
Destination: Nature Juried Art ExhibitHarvard  Free
Earth & Planetary Sciences GalleryCambridge  $
Marine Heatwaves 3D Art InstallationNew Bedford  $
MassArt Common Good AwardsBoston  Free
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition...Chelsea  $$
SoWa Artists Guild Winter FestivalSouth End  Free
The Band's Visit: Huntington TheatreBoston  $$
The Briar & Rusty Show: Retro Beach Party...Boston  $$
The Heart SellersBoston  $$
Dance Events
The Nutcracker presented by Dance Prism Ballet...Andover  $$
Exhibits
'Framing Mass Killings' Exhibit at Old State...Boston  $
All Aboard! Trains at Science ParkBoston  $
Body Worlds: The Anatomy of HappinessBack Bay  $$
Exhibition: Fashioned by SargentBoston  $$
Gingerbread House CompetitionWenham  Free
Impassioned Destruction: Politics, Vandalism,...Boston  $
Interwoven: Women's Lives Written in Thread'...Concord  $$
Lunchbox Moments exhibitionBoston  Free
Maritime History Exhibition: All Hands! Yankee...New Bedford  $
Material Mapping: Data-driven Sculpture by...Brockton  -
Polly Sumner Doll: Conventional & Controversial...Boston  $
Swimming with Sharks: A Deep Dive into Shark...Cambridge  $
The Humble Petitioner: Fighting for Rights...Boston  $
Tiny Treasures: The Magic of Miniatures at...Boston  $$
Welcome to the Table - Holiday Exhibition...New Hampshire  $
Fairs & Festivals
Harvard Square Holiday Craft FairCambridge  Free
Harvard Square Holiday FairCambridge  -
Winterfest at NupathWoburn  -
Movies
Bring Back the Movies: Holiday EditionWorcester  $$
The Heart of New EnglandBoston  $
Fitness Classes
Arogya Yoga AshramBrookline  $
Free Fencing Class for KidsNewton Highlands  Free
Sunday Run Club at Castle Island Brewing...Norwood  Free
Food Fun Events
Kids Cookie & Hot Chocolate DecoratingLowell  $$
Fundraisers
Big Wishes Gift DriveVirtual/Online  Free
Circus Up Benefit 2023Somerville  $
The Giving Machines at CambridgeSideCambridge  -
Holiday Events
28th Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of...Concord  -
31 Nights of LightBoston  Free
Anthony Williams' Urban NutcrackerBoston  $$$
Brunch with Santa CruiseBoston  -
Cape Cod Train to Christmas Town (Polar Express)...Buzzards Bay  $$
Caribbean Grand MarketMassachusetts  Free
Christmas Festival of Lights: Edaville USA...Carver  $$
Cultural Survival BaazarBoston  Free
Deck The Halls at Hammond Castle: Guided...Gloucester  $$
Gift of Lights at NH Motor SpeedwayNew Hampshire  $$
Historic Holiday Freedom Trail StrollBoston  $$
Holiday Lights Spectacular at RWP ZooRhode Island  $
Night Lights: Starry Skies at New England...Boylston  $$
Santa in the CityBoston  -
Santa visits The Shops at Chestnut HillChestnut Hill  Free
Santa’s Wonderland Returns to Cabela's with...Berlin  Free
The Nutcracker: by Dance PrismAndover  $$
Toysinbox Holiday Season 3D Printing Show...Wellesley  -
Visit Santa in Downtown CrossingBoston  Free
Winter ONE-derland!Jamaica Plain  Free
Winter Wonderland at Southwick's ZooMendon  $$
Holiday Markets
Boston Women's Holiday Marketplaces (3 locations)...3 Locations  Free
CSBBN Passport to Black Business Holiday...Cambridge  Free
Downtown Boston Holiday MarketBoston  -
Downtown Crossing Holiday Market 2023Boston  -
Holiday Market at Powisset Farm StoreDover  Free
Holiday Market Place at LexArtLexington  Free
Holiday Shopping at Powisset Farm StoreDover  Free
LexArt Holiday Market PlaceLexington  Free
Snowport Holiday Market at the SeaportBoston  Free
Sudbury Art Association Holiday MarketSudbury  Free
The Holiday Market at SNOWPORTBoston  Free
Ice & Snow Fun Events
Ice Rink at 401 Park in the FenwayBoston  -
Ice Skating at the Worcester Common OvalWorcester  $
Ice Skating On Frog Pond 2024 Season (Hours,...Boston  $$
Learn Something Events
Especially for Me: Free Autism-Friendly Evenings...Acton  Free
Science of Fashion Workshops from Mbadika’s...Cambridge  Free
Lectures/Discussions
Drive your Future in Real Estate: Apply...South End  Free
Music & Concerts
A Christmas Peril: Free Live Theatre Production...Other Boston Area  Free
A Far Cry Presents: Immortal at St. Johns...Jamaica Plain  $$
A Holiday Pops ConcertConcord  $$
Beethoven and Beatles, Part 1 on December...Newton  $$
Bennie and The JetsMassachusetts  $$
Boston Pops: Holiday PopsBoston  $$$$
Christmas in Medieval EnglandCambridge  $$
Holiday Pops Concert at Umbrella StageConcord  $$
Let’s Rock Cancer!Somerville  $
Merry & Bright - A Singing SpectacularArlington  Free
Nature & Outdoors
Free Entrance Days in the National ParksOther Boston Area  Free
Performances
Black NativityBack Bay  -
Hanukkats by Talking Hands TheatreBrookline  $
Holyoke Historic NutcrackerOther Boston Area  $
Shadow Play Art Lab Hours at ICABoston  Free
The Addams Family: Young@PartWellesley  $$
The Airborne ComediansBrookline  $
The Nutcracker at Norwood StageNorwood  $$
The Nutcracker by Ballet RIRhode Island  -
Preschool Fun Events
Participate in a paid research study at Boston...Boston  Free
Sales & Deals
Ski NH - 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passport...New Hampshire  Free
Ski Vermont 5th Grade PassportVermont  $
School Vacation Events
April Vacation Week at the Old State House...Boston  $
Special Events
31 Nights of Light at Prudential Center 2023...Boston  Free
Boston Tea Party ReenactmentBoston  $$
Hot Cocoa with Mrs. Claus at Smolak Farms...North Andover  Free
Winterfest and the Tunnel of LightsConnecticut  $
Sporting Events
Curling at SeaportBoston  -
Free Fencing Class for KidsNewton Highlands  Free
Story Hours
After School Detention: Stand-Up Comedy and...Boston  $$
Theater & Shows
A Christmas Carol: Live Radio PlayMaynard  -
A Christmas Carol: North Shore Music Theatre...Beverly  $$$
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914Stoneham  $$
Black NativityBoston  $$
Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker 2023Boston  $$
Midwinter Revels: The Feast of FoolsCambridge  $$$
That Holiday Feeling - The Tradition Continues...Stoughton  $$
The Company Theatre: Rodgers and Hammerstein's...Norwell  $$
The Nutcracker: A Family Tradition by Commonwealth...Weston  $$
The Nutcracker: José Mateo Ballet Theatre...Dorchester  $$$
Tony Williams' Urban NutcrackerBoston  $$
‘Twas - The Night Before Christmas Improvised...Boston  $$
Tours
Harvard Square Chocolate TourCambridge  $$
Santa Express Train: Lincoln, New Hampshire...New Hampshire  $$
The Polar Express Train Ride - Blackstone...Rhode Island  $$$
Virtual Activities
Arts Wayland Presents: The December Online...Wayland  Free
Fun Family Activities
Amusement Parks
Beaches
Boating & Sailing
Escape Rooms
Historic Landmarks
Indoor Adventures
Rock Climbing
Paintball
Science & Technology
Sports Teams
Tours
Whale Watching
Arcades & Mini Golf
Biking
Bowling
Farms & Orchards
Laser Tag
Libraries
Roller Skating
Playgrounds
Skiing
Spray Parks & Pools
Trampoline Parks
Winter Fun
Arts & Crafts
Birthday Parties
Daytrips
Hiking/Walking
Ice Skating
Museums
Parks & Nature
Playspaces
Snow Tubing
Theaters
Water Fun
Zoos & Aquariums
Popular Resources
Boston with Kids
Free Things to Do
Family & Kids Events
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Boston Birthday Parties
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Rose Kennedy Greenway
Boston Aquarium
Boston Massachusetts
Boston Bowling
Boston Haymarket
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