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Celebrate NYE in Back Bay


Looking Back at the Best of Back Bay 2018

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Spotlight On: The Bar Method Back Bay

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Spotlight On: Industrious Back Bay


Ring in the New Year in Back Bay

There’s a saying: the way that you spend New Year’s Eve is the way that you’ll spend the rest of the year.  So, round up some friends and family and start 2019 with a delicious meal!

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Holiday Lunch at Grill 23 is Back!

Grill 23 has decked the halls for their limited-time holiday lunch so that you can cozy up in front of the fireplace and enjoy one of their legendary dishes.

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Family Bûche de Noël Decorating Class at Mandarin Oriental, Boston @ Mandarin Oriental, Boston
11:00 am
Delicious and festive French fun for the whole family at Mandarin Oriental, Boston Mandarin Oriental, Boston invites aspiring bakers and pastry enthusiasts of all ages to join Chef Robert Differ and Team for an exclusive[...]
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Carly Copley's Birthday Party at the Fairmont Copley Plaza @ Fairmont Copley Plaza | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
1:00 pm
Wish Carly Copley a very happy birthday with cake and a story! Fairmont Copley Plaza will host a birthday party for its canine ambassador, Carly Copley, on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm. Hosting Carly’s 8th birthday[...]
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Giving Tea at The Lenox Hotel @ The Lenox Hotel
2:00 pm
Celebrate the most magical time of the year by giving back with The Lenox and First Lady Lauren Baker. Join The Lenox and First Lady Lauren Baker in giving joy to deserving children across Massachusetts.[...]
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Holiday Bacchanal at the Fairmont Copley Plaza @ Fairmont Copley Plaza
6:30 pm
Toast the holiday seasons with a lavish five-course dinner at the Fairmont Copley Plaza All Photos: Person + Killian Photography Fairmont Copley Plaza will toast the holiday season with a lavish five-course Holiday Bacchanal Dinner[...]


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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