Events

Events for December 2019

Santa In The City!
Nov 23, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019
Capture the magic of the holiday season and bring the kids for a special photo with Santa in his newly designed Santa Set located in the Belvidere Arcade, featuring a Back Bay living room scene with fireplace and oversized couch for family photos. A variety of photo packages are available starting at $19.99.

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Charity Gift Wrap
Nov 30, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019
Enjoy free gift wrapping by local organizations this holiday season. The gift-wrapping station is sponsored by Barnes & Noble and is located across from the Barnes & Noble store. All donations for this free service benefit the local organizations.

Gifts do not have to be purchased at Barnes & Noble in order to take advantage of this service!


31 Nights Of Light 2019
Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Prudential Center will shine a light on Boston nonprofit organizations this holiday season. Each night of December, the top of Prudential Tower is lit a different color in support of that night's partner. 31 Nights of Light was created to help community organizations gain key visibility during the holiday season. Participating groups will "flip the switch" each night, with a host of musical performances and speakers each night.

Participating Organizations Include:
1. Girls on the Run Greater Boston
2. MA Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
3. Pine Street Inn
4. FRAXA Research Foundation
5. MSPCC
6. Room To Grow
7. Boston Housing Authority
8. Accelerated Cure Project for MS
9. Autism Speaks
10. Reid Landry Garrant Foundation
11. StrongHER
12. Boston Bruins Foundation
13. Playworks New England
14. Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
15. Boston Unity Cup
16. Massachusetts Project 351
17. FriendshipWorks
18. Herren Project
19. Ellis Memorial & Eldredge House
20. Families for Depression Awareness
21. Boston Partners in Education
22. Hanukkah Lightup
23. Emerald Necklace Conservancy
24. Fresh Truck
25. Christmas Lightup
26. Boston Debate League
27. Turn It Teal
28. The Arc of Massachusetts
29. Parkinson's Foundation (Moving Day Boston)
30. New England Donor Services

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Gifts + Glam 2019
Dec 5, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Indulge in some fun holiday festivities and get ideas for putting together that perfect holiday party look at Gifts + Glam! Join us December 5 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM for this annual holiday shopping celebration.

This holiday shopping event will feature exclusive discounts from participating stores and restaurants, a retailer fashion show, holiday entertainment, snack stations, makeovers, fashion tips, and more.

Participating Stores and Restaurants:
Boston Sports Club
Escape Salon Aveda
Lord & Taylor
Madewell
Polo Ralph Lauren
Sephora
Warby Parker
Eddie V's
Godiva Chocolatier
Nespresso
Wagamama

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Cultural Survival Gift Bazaar
Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019
The Cultural Survival Bazaar is a cultural festival that provides Indigenous artists, cooperatives, and their representatives from around the world the chance to sell their work directly to the American public.

On December 6-8 artists, cooperatives, and their representatives will setup in Belvidere and Huntington Arcades to sell traditional crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry, carpets, and accessories.

In addition, the Bazaar will offer an assortment of cultural presentations, including live music, craft-making demonstrations, and the chance to talk directly with artists and community advocates.

Pet Photo Nights with Santa: 12/11
Dec 11, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bring in your favorite furry friend for a photo with Santa! Santa will be hosting one Pet Photo Night this holiday season in partnership with local nonprofit MSPCA Boston Adoption Center. The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) is a national and international leader in animal protection and veterinary medicine, providing direct hands-on care for thousands of animals each year. Founded in 1868, the MSPCA is the second-oldest humane society in the United States including their non-profit veterinary hospitals, Angell Animal Medical Centers.

The MSPCA will be on-site that evening to meet and greet your furry friends.


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