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Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Candy Cane Tea at the Boston Public Library @ Boston Public Library | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
3:00 pm
Kick off the holiday season with child-friendly activities and festive treat with the Catered Affair and Boston Public Library Candy Cane Tea! Photo: Eventbrite The hanging of the Christmas wreaths, the lighting of the Menorah,[...]
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Copley Square Tree Lighting @ Copley Square | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
5:00 pm
Kick off the holiday season in Copley Square with Santa Claus, Rudolph, and more! This free event will feature appearances by Mayor Walsh, Santa Claus, and Rudolph along with musical performances by vocalist Mark “sing”[...]
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Holiday Fashion and Blooms at Trunk Club @ Trunk Club Boston | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
Join Alice’s Table and Trunk Club for an evening of fashion, floral arranging, and fun! Learn the art of flower arranging for your holiday table, explore all that the Club House at Trunk Club Boston[...]
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
CWF Book Sale to Benefit the Boston Public Library @ Boston Public Library | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
The perfect event for book lovers — all benefitting the Boston Public Library! The City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library will host a book sale from 10am to 4pm. Most books are $1-$2, and[...]


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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