2.6 min readBy Published On: November 27th, 2022Categories: Guide to the Holidays in the Neighborhood0 Comments

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Here is a roundup of neighborhood tree lightings!  Check back as this list will be updated!

Saturday, November, 26th

Holiday Ship Lighting at Martin’s Park! A special children’s celebration will be held on Saturday, November 26, at 4 p.m. at the Smith Family Waterfront in the Seaport District and Fort Point neighborhood when the Friends of Martin’s Park and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department host the second annual holiday lighting of the ship in Martin’s Park. Get all the details here. 

Thursday, December 1st

On Thursday, December 1st at 4:30 pm, Santa will be on hand to light the tree in front of the library on East Broadway.  This is event is part of the South Boston Holiday Stroll! The Stroll features Santa on an antique fire truck, followed by a Classic Cadillac convertible with up-and-coming pop singers Carly Underwood and Tyler Levs of MusicBall Entertainment. More than 50 participating businesses will be offering incredible savings on Dec. 1; look for the big red bow on their storefronts.

Santa will make four stops along East and West Broadway (there will be hot chocolate and treats at each stop): 

  • 4:00 p.m. — Medal of Honor Park
  • 4:30 p.m. — Library on East Broadway
  • 5:00 p.m. — West Broadway Municipal Parking Lot
  • 5:30 p.m. — Corner of C Street and West Broadway

The Original Dickens Carolers will be strolling along East Broadway (4-6 p.m.) and West Broadway (5-7 p.m.). And free Pedicab rides will be available from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to whisk customers to their favorite establishments.

Visit SouthBostonChamber.org/shop-local for a list of participating businesses and their hours. Follow the Chamber on social media to stay up to date!

Friday, December 2nd

Light It Up Seaport! Get ready to get your holly jolly on. Celebrate the season in Seaport on December 2nd from 5:00pm – 9:00pm with holiday tunes, a celeb appearance by Betty the Yeti, and more. Enjoy special offers and sparkling surprises throughout our local neighborhood businesses as part of the holiday stroll.

Holiday Stroll
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.

CeleBETTY Sighting
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!

Seaport Common
Music by Boston Children’s ChorusCouch, and more
Hosted by Holiday Cheermeisters Amina Smith and Ashlee Feldman

Seaport Common
Tree Lighting

Get all the deals, discounts, and specials scoop for the stroll here! 

Sunday, December 4th

Mayor’s Tree Lighting at Medal of Honor Park will take place on Sunday, December 4th from 1:30pm-3pm.  Enjoy hot cocoa, face painting and more!


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