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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.


MLK Day at Roller Kingdom2 Locations, $$
Today   
Lights, music and a whole lot of action make Roller Kingdom the best place to spend an afternoon. For even more fun, add Laser tag, games at the arcade, and prizes at our Prize Center.
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MLK Day Free Admission at the ICABoston, Free
Today   
The ICA is offering FREE admission for all on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mon, Jan 17 Celebrate the legacy of MLK with the public opening of two new exhibitions: Tschabalala Self: Out of Body + Carolina Caycedo.
Cambridge MLK Day of Service 2022Cambridge, Free
Today  -  Mon, January 17, 2022   
Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and work by joining with others to serve those in need in our community and to learn how you can help create an equitable community that brings us closer to racial justice and equality.
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MLK Day Celebration at Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
Today  -  Mon, January 17, 2022   
Citizens has sponsored the MFA’s MLK Day community celebration for 20 consecutive years—allowing the Museum to welcome more than 120,000 visitors to enjoy free performances, tours, talks, art-making activities, and more.
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St. Patrick's Day Parade Boston - 2022Boston, Free
Sun, March 20, 2022   
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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Boston Fireworks 2022 (Where to Watch, Start Times, By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Thu, June 2, 2022  -  Tue, August 23, 2022   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2021 (by date). Different towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
July 4th Celebration: Family Fun / Concert / Fireworks CANCELLED for 2021Acton, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
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.
4th July Fireworks Family-Friendly Cruise PlymouthPlymouth, $$$
Mon, July 4, 2022  -  Mon, July 4, 2022   
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...
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Sudbury 4th of July Parade (Rain or Shine) - CANCELLED 2021Sudbury, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Come out and enjoy Sudbury's Annual 4th of July Parade celebrating our Country's Independence. All are welcome to come and watch one of the areas best parades!
Salem 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks - CANCELLED for 2021Salem, Free
Mon, July 4, 2022   
Celebrate Independence Day with live music, fireworks and family programming at Salem Maritime National Historic Site and a fireworks extravaganza!
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Boston Blink! Holiday Lights & Sound ExtravaganzaBoston, Free
Sat, December 3, 2022  -  Sun, January 1, 2023   
There will not be a holiday tree at Faneuil Hall this year or a Blink! program. Blink! ususally features the music of the Holiday Pops, is a state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that transforms every...
New Year's Eve Signature Dinner Cruise - Boston Harbor City Cruises (Adults)Boston, $$$
Sat, December 31, 2022  -  Sat, January 1, 2022   
Ring in the new year in style and countdown to midnight with a dinner on the Boston Harbor. Grab the best seat in the city to see the fireworks.
New Year's Eve Premier Brunch Cruise (Adults)Boston, $$
Sat, December 31, 2022  -  Sat, December 31, 2022   
Ring in the new year in style and countdown to midnight with a New Year's Eve Premier Brunch Cruise on the Boston Harbor with Boston Harbor City Cruises.
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