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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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MA Fireworks: 4th of July Fireworks Displays (by town)Massachusetts, Free
Sun, June 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 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 (Where to Watch, Start Times, By Date)Massachusetts, Free
Sun, June 2, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 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!
Rosh Hashanah Family ServiceWaltham, $$
Mon, September 30, 2019  -  Mon, September 30, 2019   
BJEP: Jewish Sunday School hosts High Holiday family services at Brandeis University that integrate tradition and creativity, and we invite the community to join us.
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Halloween - Salem Haunted Happenings 2019Salem, $
Tue, October 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
You're invited to Salem's annual Halloween Festival! It happens every year during October in the bewitching seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Nobody celebrates Halloween quite like Salem, Massachusetts.
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo 2019Rhode Island
Thu, October 3, 2019  -  Sun, November 3, 2019   
The nationally acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular presented by Citizens Bank at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Over 5000 pumpkins will light up the Zoo’s Wetlands Trail each night.
Rosh Hashanah Family ServiceWaltham, $$
Wed, October 9, 2019  -  Wed, October 9, 2019   
BJEP: Jewish Sunday School hosts High Holiday family services at Brandeis University that integrate tradition and creativity, and we invite the community to join us.
Yom Kippur Family ServiceWaltham, $$
Wed, October 9, 2019  -  Wed, October 9, 2019   
BJEP: Jewish Sunday School hosts High Holiday family services at Brandeis University that integrate tradition and creativity, and we invite the community to join us.
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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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First Night First Day Boston 2020Boston, Free
Tue, December 31, 2019  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
For over 40 years, Boston’s First Night has been a New Year’s Eve celebration of artistic performances, the wonders of the season and the beginning of a new year.
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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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St. Patrick's Day Parade Boston - 2020Boston, Free
Tue, March 17, 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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