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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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Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Wine and Cheese Fest at Eataly Boston @ Eataly Boston
7:00 pm
Eataly’s 2nd annual Wine and Cheese Festival will make you say “what New Year’s resolution?”   Guests at this tasting festival will receive an all-access pass to wander through the entire store and taste a[...]
Apres Ski Festival at Eataly @ Prudential Center, Second Floor Mezzanine, Boylston Street Entrance
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Apres Ski Festival at Eataly @ Prudential Center, Second Floor Mezzanine, Boylston Street Entrance
5:00 pm
Step inside a cheerful Italian ski resort during Eataly’s popular Après Ski Festival Weekly Winter Happy Hour Modeled after indulgent post-skiing festivities in Italy (essentially a lot of eating and drinking!), Après Ski is the[...]
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Eat Well, Live Well with the French Cultural Center @ French Cultural Center
11:00 am
Join the French Cultural Center for a series of cooking and wellness workshops for women. Is living healthy at the top of your resolutions this year? Join physician and Certified Health and Wellness Coach Martine[...]
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rialto Pop Up Dinner at Porto @ Porto
6:00 pm
By very popular demand, Porto has released a SECOND seating for Rialto’s Pop Up Dinner Please join Porto Boston for a second seating on Sunday evening January 27th for a Rialto Pop Up Dinner prepared[...]


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.


The BBA is the advocate for your business in the highest levels of government in the City of Boston. It provides advice and consultation to individual members regarding zoning, licensing, permits, signage, parking, and transportation.