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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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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2020 (Re-imagined)Salem, $
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.
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Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Spectacular:Roger Williams Zoo 2020Rhode Island, $$
Thu, October 1, 2020  -  Sun, November 1, 2020   
Enjoy a unique drive-through Zoo experience featuring pumpkins honoring the Special Places in our lives at this years Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo!
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Laurie Berkner Halloween Party Virtual Family ConcertsOnline, $$
Sat, October 31, 2020   
Get set for an un-boo-lievably fun time at Laurie Berkner's Halloween Party Family Concerts! Two live, interactive, virtual performances on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 at 12:00pm & 5:00pm.
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Enchanted Village: Jordan's Furniture AvonAvon, $
Sun, November 22, 2020  -  Fri, January 1, 2021   
Enjoy Boston's historic Enchanted Village, now on view at Jordan's Furniture in Avon. Jordanís Furniture purchased the surviving pieces of the Enchanted Village at auction and restored the vintage collection to its...
What's Open on Thanksgiving Day?New England
Thu, November 26, 2020  -  Thu, November 26, 2020   
What's open for fun on Thanksgiving Day in Greater Boston? Check here to find out. If you are looking for fun things to do over the holiday weekend, be sure to visit our event guide.
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.
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Boston Blink! Holiday Lights & Sound Extravaganza 2020Boston, Free
Fri, December 4, 2020  -  Fri, January 1, 2021   
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.
Powisset Farmís Haybale Tree LightingDover, Free
Sun, December 6, 2020  -  Sun, December 6, 2020   
Get into the holiday spirit at Powisset Farm as we celebrate the season with our annual haybale tree lighting! Enjoy the beautiful holiday sounds of the farm while sipping on hot chocolate. Please dress warmly.
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The Christmas Revels 2020 (Virtual)Cambridge, $$$
Sun, December 20, 2020  -  Sun, December 20, 2020   
Celebrate the season with family and friends at this joyous theatrical solstice celebration filled with music, dance, comedy and carols.
What's Open on Christmas Day?New England
Sun, December 20, 2020  -  Fri, December 25, 2020   
What's open for fun on Christmas day? Check here to find out where you can grab those last minute items.
What's Open on New Year's Day?New England
Sat, December 26, 2020  -  Fri, January 1, 2021   
What's open for fun on New Year's Day in Boston? Check here to find out.
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Boston Fireworks 2021 (Where to Watch, Start Times, By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Wed, June 2, 2021  -  Mon, August 23, 2021   
Find out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in 2020 (by date). Different towns, different dates & times - you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule and your location. Happy fourth!
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Bunker Hill Day Parade 2020 - CANCELLEDCharlestown, Free
Sun, June 13, 2021   
A tradition since 1786, the Bunker Hill Day Parade commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill which was fought on Breed's Hill on June 17, 1775 in Charlestown, Massachusetts. The Battle of Bunker Hill was the first major...
4th July Fireworks Family-Friendly Cruise PlymouthPlymouth, $$$
Sun, July 4, 2021  -  Sun, July 4, 2021   
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 / Fireworks 2021Acton, Free
Sun, July 4, 2021  -  Sun, July 4, 2021   
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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