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Holiday Bacchanal @ Fairmont Copley Plaza
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Holiday Bacchanal @ Fairmont Copley Plaza | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
6:30 pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza will toast the holiday season with a lavish four-course Holiday Bacchanal dinner featuring a special menu from Executive Chef Laurent Poulain — North Country bacon wrapped local monkfish, winter pickled vegetable salad[...]
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Beers & Bites: Lamplighter Brewing Co. @ Newsfeed Café | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Once you taste beer with Liz Starks,in-house cicerone (think: beer sommelier) at Lamplighter Brewing Co., you’ll understand the nuances of flavor and aroma that make a great brew. Join Newsfeed Cafe and you’ll walk away with[...]
Breakfast with Mrs. Claus @ The Ritz-Carlton
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Breakfast with Mrs. Claus @ The Ritz-Carlton | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
10:30 am
Guests join The Ritz-Carlton, Boston for an elegant breakfast buffet with Mrs. Claus and her friends from Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker for live music, storytelling, and interactive holiday activities. WHEN: Saturdays, December 16 and 23 10:30[...]
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Taj Boston Teddy Bear Tea @ Taj Boston | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
11:00 am
The Main Dining Room at the Taj Boston provides a fairytale setting, perfect for the young and young at heart. Enjoy story-telling by Mrs. Claus, letters to Santa, cookie decorating, a face painter, arts &[...]


Getting Here
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_GettingHereTN_01Getting here might be half the fun, but not nearly as much fun as being here. There are many different transportation modalities available to you for getting to Boston’s Back Bay. By car, the MBTA, bus, trains, and taxis. If you’re staying close enough, you can walk — or simply step outside.
Where to Stay
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_WhereToStayTN_01Boston’s Back Bay is a destination with places to stay that are among the finest in the world. Making the Back Bay the center of your stay in the city affords you not only beautiful accommodations, but access to all that Boston has to offer — much of it within walking distance. See the list of where to stay.
Shopping & Dining
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Shopping&DiningTN_01The Back Bay is legendary for shopping and dining. Some of the best in the world for retail, browsing, window shopping, art galleries, and so much more. Restaurants are on every block — casual to formal, and provide a wide array of cuisines to choose from.
Attractions & Culture
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Attractions&CultureTN_01You can’t beat Boston, and especially the Back Bay for attractions and culture. You could stay in the area for a week and still not see it all, plus what’s within reach for you throughout the Boston area.
Parks & Green Spaces
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Parks&GreenSpacesTN_01Parks and green spaces abound in Boston’s Back Bay. Every season of the year offers a cityscape that’s second to none for visiting and strolling.


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