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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.


Mother’s Day Event at Tea FortéBoston, Free
Sat, May 11, 2019  -  Sat, May 11, 2109   
Celebrate Mom with us at Tea Forté (teaforte.com) Saturday, May 11th at 91 Newbury Street during store hours, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Full samples of tea in to-go cups all day for Moms.
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MA Fireworks: 4th of July Fireworks Displays (by town)Massachusetts, Free
Sun, June 2, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2019. 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 2019 (By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Sun, June 2, 2019  -  Wed, July 10, 2019   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2019 (by date). Different towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
Braintree's 4th of July CelebrationBraintree
Sat, June 29, 2019   
Come celebrate July 4th (a few days early on June 29th) at Braintree's Annual Independence Day Celebration at Braintree High School with rides, games, food, music and fun.
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2019 Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus ParkBoston, Free
Sat, June 29, 2019   
Enjoy an afternoon of fun and games including Uncle Sam on Stilts and a children's parade through the park. This is a free event - open to all - thanks to the generosity of our local corporate sponsors!
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Boston Harborfest 2019Boston, Free
Mon, July 1, 2019  -  Thu, July 4, 2019   
Boston Harborfest is an annual festival that celebrates Boston's maritime and colonial history. Enjoy over 200 different events that occur throughout the week around Boston's historic downtown and waterfront districts,...
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Patriot Place Fireworks Spectacular 2019Foxboro, Free
Wed, July 3, 2019  -  Wed, July 3, 2019   
The more than 20-minute display begins at 9 p.m. and will be accompanied by a musical score available by tuning into Dean College Radio, Power 88 FM. The fireworks can be viewed in the shadow of Gillette Stadium...
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Boston Fireworks | 4th of July Fireworks & Pops: Esplanade 2019Boston, Free
Thu, July 4, 2019   
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 Boston’s annual...
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Community Boating's July 4th Sailabration 2019Boston, $$$
Thu, July 4, 2019  -  Thu, July 4, 2019   
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.
Danvers Horribles ParadeDanvers, Free
Thu, July 4, 2019   
Marching or warching, this is the kid-friendliest parade in Danvers. Dress up yourselves, your wagons, your bikes, make your own floats, or just march in your most festive 4th of July attire.
Lowell Fireworks 2019Lowell, Free
Thu, July 4, 2019   
Lowell celebrates the July 4th at LeLacheur Park! Join us when the gates open at 6PM for family entertainment and fun. There will be face painting, balloon animals, run the bases, music & videos, and more! Admission to the park is FREE. The fireworks will begin at...
Greenway Simulcast of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular 2019Boston, Free
Thu, July 4, 2019  -  Thu, July 4, 2019   
The Greenway Live Screening of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular takes place on July 4th, with a massive screen covering all the live action in HD.
Franklin July 4th CelebrationFranklin
Sat, July 6, 2019  -  Sat, July 6, 2019   
A fun and festive event for people of all ages. There will be rides, games, food, music, lots of children's activities and more.
Everett Independence Day CelebrationEverett, Free
Sat, July 6, 2019   
Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the entire city government of Everett, would like to invite everyone to join us at the City of Everetts Annual Independence day celebration, on Saturday July 6th, from 5pm thru 9pm at Glendale park. with Fireworks immediately following.
Rockport LobsterFest & Fireworks DisplayRockport, Free
Sat, August 10, 2019  -  Sun, August 11, 2019   
As dusk descends on Rockport, settle in at Back Beach and the American Legion Bandstand to watch the fifth annual summertime fireworks display over Sandy Bay.
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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2019Salem, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
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.
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Holiday Trellis Lighting: Christopher Columbus Park 2019Boston, Free
Mon, November 18, 2019  -  Mon, November 18, 2019   
The lighting display will bedeck all 260 feet of the trellises at the heart of the park with 50,000 blue bulbs. The free celebration will include entertainment.
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Boston Blink! Holiday Light & Sound Extravaganza 2019Boston, Free
Wed, November 27, 2019  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
Blink! featuring the music of the Holiday Pops, is a 6-week state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that will transfer every inch of Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
Holiday Light Shows at the Greenway CarouselBoston, Free
Sun, December 1, 2019  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
This winter, come experience beautiful light shows with family and friends at the Greenway Carousel. Enjoy your favorite holiday songs as you watch bright, festive light shows that perform every 30 minutes from 4:45 pm to 7:00pm.
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Tunnel of Love at Christopher Columbus ParkBoston, Free
Tue, February 4, 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.


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