Get ready to get your holly jolly on.
On Friday, December 2nd, Boston’s tallest holiday tree (49ft.), adorned with 10,000 twinkling lights, will be lit. The sixth annual tree lighting program will be hosted by local Holiday Cheermeisters Amina Smith and Ashlee Feldman, and include performances by Boston Children’s Chorus, Lisa Bello, Notebook P, Danny Rivera, Amandi Music, Vincent King, Eph See, and The Q-Tip Bandits. The evening will also feature a Holiday Stroll throughout the neighborhood, where 60+ Seaport retailers will be offering exclusive one-night-only promotions. Participating stores include injeanius, Little Words Project, Fjallraven, Helly Hansen, and Outdoor Voices. Guests can also enjoy complimentary bites and sips, aerialist performers and a special appearance by Seaport’s star celebrity, Betty the Yeti. RSVP for the event via bostonseaport.xyz/event/light-
Light Up Seaport is a part of Snowport, Seaport’s magical winter experience featuring The Holiday Market –created with The Makers Show and in partnership with Constant Contact – with over 120 small businesses and 19 food and beverage concepts, outdoor iceless curling, large-scale winter games, the Tree Market, a Chanukah Menorah Lighting (December 22) and more.
You can learn more here!
Shop, sip, and stroll across the neighborhood, enjoying exclusive holiday deals at your favorite Seaport stores. Don’t forget to check out The Current to shop the latest round of unique pop-up’s and stop by The Superette, Seaport’s destination for the seriously delightful.
The Superette Courtyard
Catch a paparazzi shot of local celebrity Betty the Yeti , recently returned from her summer spent in the Himalayas. She’ll be vibin’ to beats by her favorite, Baby Indiglo and spinnin’ cotton candy by Puffy Clouds Boston.
Music and aerial performances
One Seaport Courtyard
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a magical aerial performance!
Music by Boston Children’s Chorus, Lisa Bello, Notebook P, and Danny Rivera, Amandi Music & Vincent King
Hosted by Holiday Cheermeisters Amina Smith and Ashlee Feldman
Public transportation can be found just steps away at Courthouse Station. Convenient parking is located at the One Seaport Garage. This program is brought to you by @seaportbos.
Holiday Stroll Details
Aceituna Grill – Serving complimentary baklava bites in-store.
Alo Yoga – Complimentary gift with purchase for the first 100 shoppers. Plus, complimentary hot chocolate served in-store.
AT&T – Buy any 2 accessories, get 1 free in-store.
Baked by Melissa – Complimentary probiotic sodas in-store* (while supplies last).
Bluemercury – Complimentary samples in store, plus a chance to win a makeup masterclass for you and 5 other friends.
Bond Vet – Complimentary swag bags, along with pet-friendly holiday cookies, custom pet portrait ornaments and themed pet photo ops in-store.
Bonobos – 20% off any in-store purchase.
Brave Daughters – Receive a complimentary $10 gift card with any in-store purchase over $200.
Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe – Complimentary international sweets and seasonal cocktail offerings in-store.
Crémieux – Complimentary gift with purchase with any in-store purchase over $500, plus wine tastings (21+ to enjoy).
District Hall – Complimentary holiday coloring activities and crafts.
Gather – Complimentary holiday cookie decorating.
The Envoy Hotel – Serving complimentary hot cocoa.
Equinox – Complimentary protein bar samples in-studio for first 200 attendees.
Everlane – Complimentary gift with purchase on any in-store purchase over $200 for first 20 customers.
Fjallraven – 20% off any in-store purchase (excluding Kanken).
Helly Hansen – 18.77% off any full-priced item in store.
Injeanius – 20% off any in-store purchase.
Juice Press – Complimentary hot veggie broth with any in-store purchase.
KADA – Complimentary holiday treats and receive 25% off $150 or 30% off $250 in-store purchases.
Kings Dining & Entertainment – Complimentary holiday cookies and hot chocolate.
Kokoda – Receive a free house drink with any in-store purchase of a signature bowl. Offer valid beginning at 3pm.
L.L. Bean – Complimentary hot cocoa and holiday activities in-store.
Levi’s – Receive a complimentary gift with purchase with any in-store purchase of $125 or more. Additionally, receive 10% off any in-store purchase.
Lifebloom – Complimentary Petrova Chocolate with any in-store purchase. Spend $50 or more for a chance to win a Lifebloom holiday gift pack ($89 value).
Little Words Project – Complimentary gift wrapping with any in-store purchase of $75 or more, sweet treats in-store, plus 10% off beanies.
Lunya – Complimentary scratch tickets for all customers for a chance to win a Lunya gift card. Complimentary gift with purchase and tote with any in-store purchase. Plus, enjoy holiday drinks and snacks in-store.
M&T Bank – Serving complimentary hot chocolate in-store.
Mack Weldon – Whiskey tasting (21+ to enjoy) with complimentary hot chocolate and cookies in-store.
Madras Dosa Co. – Complimentary Indian hot chocolate with any in-store purchase of $10 or more.
Mejuri – Serving complimentary hot chocolate in-store. Plus, receive a premium tote with any in-store purchase.
Miznon – Complimentary mint & sage tea with the purchase of any pita in-store. Plus, offering Latke specials (4 for $16) in-store.
Nautilus Pier 4 – Offering holiday cocktail specials.
Outdoor Voices – 20% off any in-store purchase.
Peter Millar – Complimentary gift wrapping and alterations. Serving complimentary holiday snacks and beverages.
Polkadog Bakery – Spin the Polka Prize Wheel to win complimentary treats, freebies and discounts in-store.
Project Paulie – Complimentary holiday treats, donuts and live music in-store.
Scorpion Bar – 10% off purchase of a food item with complimentary signature Scorpion Shot glass.
Sephora – Complimentary gift with purchase with any in-store purchase over $50* (while supplies last).
Shake Shack – Complimentary order of crinkle cut fries with the purchase of a milkshake in-shack.
Tonal – Complimentary gift box upon completion of in-store demo of “The Smartest Home Gym”* (while supplies last).
Trillium, Fort Point – Complimentary holiday treats and freebies in-store.
Tuscan Kitchen – Complimentary appetizer with purchase of an entrée when dining in-restaurant.
Warby Parker – Complimentary holiday cookies in-store.
Yotel – Serving complimentary hot cider with caramel, gingerbread cookies and black forest cupcakes. Additionally, try the new seasonal Cocoa Dreamsicle cocktail (must be 21+ to enjoy).
Festive food & drink offers and specials include:
- Complimentary international sweets and seasonal cocktail offerings at Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe
- Complimentary holiday cookie decorating at Gather
- Whiskey tasting (21+ to enjoy) with complimentary hot chocolate and cookies in-store at Mack Weldon
- Complimentary appetizer with purchase of an entrée, available for dine-in at Tuscan Kitchen
- Drink special Cocoa Dreamsiclecocktail (21+ to enjoy) and complimentary hot cider with caramel, gingerbread cookies and black forest cupcakes at YOTEL
A must-try cocktail special available all-season long:
- In celebration of everyone’s favorite Yeti and in the spirit of giving back this season, Seaport is launching a special Betty the Yeti cocktail program in time for Light Up Seaport and the Holiday Stroll. Seaport’s many restaurants, including Yotel, The Envoy, Gather, and more have created their very own Betty the Yeti cocktail to add to their bar menu for the Snowport season. For every Betty the Yeti cocktail sold, Boston Seaport will donate $1 to 826, a local nonprofit offering writing, tutoring, and publishing services to students in grades K-12. For more information on the program, visit bostonseaport.xyz/snowport/.
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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