Things to Do in Back Bay This Winter

The winter months are known as cold and dreary — here in Back Bay, however, they’re just another excuse to check out some magical sights and experiences.

Take a quick trip to Italy at Eataly

Eataly Boston’s winter calendar is chock full of cooking classes, happy hours, wine tastings, special dinners, and more.  Grab tickets for you and a friend and catch up over fresh pasta and a glass of wine — or, plan a totally different kind of date night to help you and your sweetie beat the winter blues.
For a full calendar of events, please click here.

Go Ice Skating on Frog Pond

A time-honored family tradition in Boston, take the whole family, rent a pair of skates, and get ready for a magical experience.
For ticket prices and hours, please click here.

Take a Tour of the Library

The Boston Public Library offers art and architecture tours of the historic central library buildings daily — groups smaller than eight people don’t even need a reservation!  When you’re done, stop by The Courtyard Restaurant for afternoon tea.
For tour information, please click here.
For more on The Courtyard Restaurant, please click here.

Shop, Dine, and Take in the Sites at Prudential Center

With more than 40 of your favorite retailers and more than 18 restaurants — including Del Frisco’s, Top of the Hub, Earls, and Eataly — a stroll through the Pru’s bright and buzzing arcades is a great way to spend a gloomy afternoon.  For an incredible Back Bay experience, head 50 stories up to the Skywalk Observatory, where you can see up to 100 miles away!
For more information on visiting the Pru, please click here.
For visiting hours and ticket information for the Skywalk Observatory, please click here.

Grab Tickets to the BSO

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is offering a full calendar for the cold winter months, as well as fun programs like Casual Fridays, 20 Under 40 — $20 tickets for patrons under 40 years old.
For more information, such as show times and ticketing, please click here.

Rediscover Your Sense of Wonder at the Mapparium

The Mary Baker Eddy Library’s world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe is a one-of-a-kind attraction, perfect for family outings or romantic date nights.
For more information and to plan your visit, please click here.

Update Your Winter Wardrobe at Copley Place

From luxury staples like Dior, David Yurman, and Versace to accessible favorites like Victoria’s Secret, Sur la Table, and J.Crew, a stroll through Copley Place’s elegant (and recently renovated) walkways is a sure way to brighten your mood, even on the grayest winter day.  A new sweater doesn’t hurt, either.
For more information, as well as a full store directory, please click here.