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Boston Holiday Events for Kids and Families

Find Boston Holiday Events for kids and teens all year long, with holiday themed activities, performances, music, crafts and more. Think Valentines Day, Easter & Springtime, Halloweem, Chinese New Year and more.


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Tunnel of Love Lights at Christopher Columbus ParkBoston, Free
Sat, February 1, 2020  -  Fri, February 28, 2020   
For the second year, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are decorating the waterfront trellis with a Valentine's Day theme, beautifully lit up every night.
Month of Love at Christopher Columbus ParkBoston, Free
Fri, February 14, 2020  -  Sat, February 29, 2020   
Come to Christopher Columbus Park to see our giant 'candy' hearts displayed for the whole month of February. Great photo opportunity. Includes romantic music, Valentine-themed lights, and an Instagram contest
PJ Library Purim Superhero Dance PartyNewton, $$
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Get ready to shake your superhero cape at a Purim dance party at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, March 1 from 11am-12pm.
PJ Library Purim in the AirSomerville, $$
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
It's Purim and time to swing from the rafters with Simply Circus at the Center for Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Avenue) in Somerville on Sunday, March 1 from 10-11:30am.
PJ Library Superhero PurimSharon, $$
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Purim celebrates bravery and the courage to stand up for yourself and others. Don't miss a chance to celebrate Purim with Elsa and Captain America.
Pre Purim Hamantash Bake!Brookline, $
Sun, March 1, 2020  -  Sun, March 1, 2020   
Make your own delicious hamantashen! Roll your own hamantshen and fill them with your choice of sweet filling! Enjoy Purim crafts and read the Purim Big Book.
Purim in Outer Space!Brookline, $
Tue, March 10, 2020  -  Tue, March 10, 2020   
Join Chabad of Brookline for an out of this world Purim party! Featuring the amazing POGO Fred, cosmic hot dinner, mood sand, animated megillah reading, and super galactic fun!
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St. Patrick's Day Parade Boston - 2020Boston, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Colorful floats, music and Irish good cheer await you at the City's annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Celebrate Irish heritage in Boston's most Irish neighborhood. Parade begins at Broadway T-stop and ends at Andre...
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St. Patrick's Day Parade - WorcesterWorcester, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020  -  Sun, March 15, 2020   
Join Worcester for this community-wide celebration, which features floats, bands, color guards, clowns and boosters of Irish heritage.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - ScituateScituate, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Scituate's annual St. Patrick's Day parade is popular among the South Shore and Cape Cod communities. Over 15,000 people come out annually to view this time-honored tradition.
St. Patrick's Day Parade - AbingtonAbington, Free
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Parade includes 20-25 floats and decorated vehicles, 300 marchers, and a variety of marching bands. Begins at St. Patrickís Square.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Boston Children's MuseumBoston, $$
Sun, March 15, 2020   
Boston Childrenís Museum will celebrate St. Patrickís Day on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 11:00am-3:00pm with 4 leaf clovers, music and a parade. Join us!
PJ Library Passover Stop & StockSudbury, Free
Sun, March 29, 2020  -  Sun, March 29, 2020   
'Let all who are hungry come and eat!' is a signature phrase in the celebration of Passover. Join PJ Library for a special Passover Scavenger Hunt to shop for the Marlborough Community Cupboard.
Beeping Easter Egg HuntWatertown, Free
Sat, April 4, 2020  -  Sat, April 4, 2020   
Our beeping egg hunt is an egg hunt you can hear! This event is perfect for kids who are visually impaired, but all are welcome. Please arrive up to an hour before your hunt time to check in and enjoy arts and crafts.
PJ Library Passover: Soup's on!Arlington, $$
Sun, April 5, 2020  -  Sun, April 5, 2020   
Join PJ Library for a Passover celebration at Ready, Set, Kids! in Arlington . At Passover, we invite friends and family who may have different stories, traditions and foods to bring to the table.
PJ Library at the Library! Passover StorytimeSharon, Free
Fri, April 10, 2020  -  Fri, April 10, 2020   
Join PJ Library for an hour of fun Passover stories and activities at Sharon Public Library (11 North Main Street) in Sharon on Friday, April 10 from 4-5pm.
Easter Brunch CruiseBoston, $$$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Our brunch and lunch Easter cruises are fun for the whole family! Join us for live DJ entertainment, a Balloon Artist, activity bags for children and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!
Easter Lunch CruiseBoston, $$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Our brunch and lunch Easter cruises are fun for the whole family! Join us for live DJ entertainment, a Balloon Artist, activity bags for children and a special visit from the Easter Bunny!
Easter Starlight Dinner CruiseBoston, $$
Sun, April 12, 2020  -  Sun, April 12, 2020   
Celebrate Easter with a special night on the water! There will be DJ entertainment and a plated two course meal. This will be an unforgettable experience!
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Boston Patriots' Day Parade & Flag Raising 2020Boston, Free
Mon, April 20, 2020   
Celebrate Events Leading to the American Revolution honoring the battle in Lexington and Concord! Patriotís Day is celebrated in Massachusetts to remember the events that took place in Boston leading to the American...
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MA Fireworks: 4th of July Fireworks Displays (by town) 2020Massachusetts, Free
Tue, June 2, 2020  -  Sun, August 23, 2020   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2020. Different Boston area towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
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Boston Fireworks 2020 (Where to Watch, Start Times, By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Tue, June 2, 2020  -  Sun, August 23, 2020   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2020 (by date). Different towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
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Boston Fireworks | 4th of July Fireworks & Pops: Esplanade 2020Boston, Free
Sat, July 4, 2020   
Enjoy the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and a spectacular display of fireworks over the Charles River. This year maestro Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra are set to entertain at Bostonís annual...
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Community Boating's July 4th Sailabration 2020Boston, $$$
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
Enjoy the 4th of July on the docks of Community Boating this year. Avoid the commotion of the masses on the Esplanade, yet preserve the spirit of camaraderie and the sounds of the Boston POPS.
4th July Fireworks Family-Friendly Cruise PlymouthPlymouth, $$$
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
July 4th: Exceptional viewing of fireworks without crowds. Narrated view Plymouth Rock, Mayflower Ship, Clark's Island, Lighthouses. **THIS BOAT WILL BE ALCOHOL FREE** We will have popcorn, popsicles, glow sticks, tattoos, and more! Seating limited so reserve your...
July 4th Celebration: Family Fun / Concert / FireworksActon, Free
Sat, July 4, 2020  -  Sat, July 4, 2020   
Join the Town of Acton as we celebrate July 4th! Family Fun Time starts at 5:30 p.m. A free concert will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. and Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2020Salem, $
Thu, October 1, 2020  -  Sat, October 31, 2020   
You're invited to Salem's annual Halloween Festival! It happens every year during October in the bewitching seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Nobody celebrates Halloween quite like Salem, Massachusetts.
Salem Holiday HappeningsSalem
Sun, November 29, 2020  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
Celebrate, shop, and dine in Salem during the holiday season. Festival highlights include Historic Salem, Inc.'s annual Christmas in Salem Historic House Tour and Santa's arrival atop the Hawthorne Hotel.
What's Open on Christmas Day?New England
Sun, December 20, 2020  -  Fri, December 25, 2020   
What's open for fun on Christmas day? Check here to find out where you can grab those last minute items.


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