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Get into the holiday spirit

Shop Local!

Get ready to shop local and celebrate the holiday season!  On Thursday, December 3rd take part in the South Boston Christmas Stroll!  This fun-filled event begins at 4pm.  Sip, shop, and dine your way around Southie and take advantage of special discounts and one-night only promotions at local shops and restaurants.
Enjoy one night of incredible savings at more than 20 local retail establishments, restaurants, salons and specialty pop-up shops throughout South Boston!  

  • Incredible deals and one-night only special
  • Signature Cocktails
  • Dining Specials
  • Santa arrives (on an antique fire truck) at 5:00 pm for the East Broadway Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Gingerbread House Contest (viewing from 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm), including a Toys for Tots drive
  • Pictures with Santa at Cranberry Cafe starting at 6:00 pm
  • Caroling and live entertainment along East & West Broadway
  • Free hot chocolate & holiday treats starting at 4:00 pm
  • Gingerbread House Contest (South Boston Arts Association)

Merchants Participating in the Christmas Stroll (as of 12/2):
For a complete list of participating merchants, please visit www.sbndc.org/christmas-stroll

Merchants Participating in the Christmas Stroll (as of 11/23):
For a complete list of participating merchants, please visit www.sbndc.org/christmas-stroll

Bringing Up Baby
663 East Broadway, open until 8 pm 
Enjoy 20% off fall fashion and coats. Refreshments will be served. 

Broadway’s Pastry
258 West Broadway, open until 8 pm
Free samples of house medium roast coffee with any purchase of pastry item. 

Cafe Porto Bello
672 East Broadway, open until 10 pm
Receive a free tiramisu dessert with purchase of entree. 

Closet Connection
553 East Broadway, open until 8 pm
30% off the entire store

Covet
395 West Broadway, open until 8 pm 
Enjoy holiday refreshments and 20% off your total purchase, plus a free gift with purchase.

Cranberry Cafe
704 East Broadway, open until 7 pm 
Hosting free pictures with Santa following the East Broadway Christmas Tree lighting at 5 pm. 

Dew Luxe
36 A Street, open until 8 pm
Enjoy refreshments and 15% off the entire store plus free gift with purchase. 

East Boston Savings Bank 
708 East Broadway  (4 – 6 pm only)
430 West Broadway (4 – 6 pm only)
Open a new checking account today only – and get 2 free gifts!

Fresh as a Daisy Naturals
Pop up shop at Meridian Realty – 493 East Broadway, open until 8 pm Receive 10% off 2 items 20% off 3 items. Serving champagne and white chocolate. 

Gift Uncommon
Pop up shop at Meridian Realty – 493 East Broadway, open until 9 pm Get a $10 gift card for yourself for every $100 you give! www.giftuncommon.co

Habit
703 East Broadway, open until 8:30 pm
15% off regular priced merchandise and refreshments served. 

Indulge Day Spa
637 East Broadway, open until 8 pm 
$99.00 gift certificates for a facial and half hour back massage. Holiday treats will be served. 

The Juice Box
359 West Broadway, open until 6 pm
10% off any juice cleanse purchased that evening. $5 off any gift card of $25 or more. 

Ku De Ta
663 East Broadway, open until 8:30 pm
15% off regular-priced merchandise and refreshments served.  

Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant
425 West Broadway, available from 4 – 7 pm
Free Chef’s Homemade Hot Chocolate & cookies. 

Lindsay Tia
407 West First Street, open until 8 pm
10% off the entire store. Refreshments will be served. And visit the Lindsay Tia pop up shop inside the Playwright!

Meridian Realty Pop Up Shop
493 East Broadway, open until 9 pm
Gift Uncommon: Get a $10 gift card for yourself for every $100 you give! | | | Fresh As a Daisy Naturals: Serving champagne and white Chocolate, receive 10% off 2 items 20% off 3 items | | | Sunny Florists | | | Maren Tober, artist

Miam Miam Macaronerie
359 West Broadway, open until 7 pm
Now open inside the Juice Box! 10% off all purchases and serving “Mistletoe Mimosas”

Molly Moo’s Ice Cream & Cafe
687 East Second Street, open until 10 pm Buy One Get One half off ice cream quarts. Buy a small Ghirardelli hot chocolate for $1

Neatly Nested
373 West Broadway, open until 9 pm
Enjoy 20% off, refreshments, and a holiday gift with every purchase! 

Neatly Nested Pop Up Shop
315 E Street, open until 9 pm South Boston Arts Association artists will be exhibiting and selling their work: Dan McCole, Patti Steiner, Tom Steiner and Evelyn Johnson

The Paramount
667 East Broadway, open until 10 pm
Free 4 oz. eggnog latte and house-made granola samples.

The Playwright, available from 4-7 pm 15% off your entire bill. And a Lindsay Tia pop up shop inside!

Pretty Reckless
485 East Broadway
15% off all purchases and refreshments will be served.

Shenannigans Bar & Grill
332 West Broadway, open until 1 am
Receive a discounted “Stroll Sangria” for $6.

Sherwin Williams Paint
435 West Broadway, open until 8 pm
Receive $10 off a $50 purchase and BOGO free color sample. 

6-Twelve Convenience
624 East Broadway, open until 12 am
Free coffee/hot chocolate/fountain drink with any purchase. 

Social Wines
52 West Broadway, open until 10 pm
Complimentary beer tasting

South Boston-Seaport Catholic Collaborative
307 West Broadway, open until 8 pm
Receive a free Christmas ornament and participate in a Giving Tree. 

Stat’s Bar & Grill
77 Dorchester Street, available from 4 – 7 pm
50% off appetizers

Stephi’s in Southie
130 Dorchester Avenue, available from 4 – 8 pm
50% off appetizers at the bar when guest mentions “Southie Christmas Stroll”.

Sunny Florists
9 West Broadway, open until 8 pm
Receive a free tillandsia plant (air plant) with any purchase over $25. 

Wears + Wares
634 East Broadway, open until 8:30 pm
10% discount plus a raffle for $50 gift certificate. Drinks and snacks will be served. 

It’s so important to shop locally so support your local South Boston businesses on this special night!   To follow the conversation: #southiestroll15

Sponsor a Holiday Wreath

If you would like to “adopt” a number of lamp posts for $50 each to be decorated with a holiday wreath:
    
Please make your checks payable to:        
The South Boston Chamber of Commerce
c/o SBNDC
365 West Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127

From South Boston Chamber
We are grateful to the following businesses & organizations for sponsoring lamp posts to be decorated with holiday wreaths: Neatly Nested, South Boston Catholic Academy, Bay State Physical Therapy, Metro Energy, Laboure Center, Bridge Property Services, Ku De Ta, Habit, Wears + Wares, South Boston Animal Hospital, Stephi’s in Southie, PS Gourmet, Caught in Southie, and Stapleton Floral. We are grateful to our corporate sponsor, Mass Port. 

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.