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Light Up Winter Nights with Tree Lighting at Faneuil Hall and More

In December, Boston lights up with sparkling Christmas trees that glow and glimmer. To see the city come alive for the Christmas season, mark your calendar for one of these tree lighting ceremonies.

Things to Do in Boston to Kick Off the Holidays

Here are the most popular tree lighting events worth your time for Christmas in Boston.

Faneuil Hall

The tree lighting at Faneuil Hall includes a marketplace and a light show that are sure to wow. Carolers and other performances will entertain all evening on Saturday, November 18.

Copley Square Lighting

Head to festive Copley Square for a ceremonial tree lighting as well as the chance to see Santa, Rudolph, and the Boston Pops. Beforehand, take the kids to attend a storytime session with candy cane tea hosted by the Boston Public Library.

Boston Common

A gigantic tree from Nova Scotia will get illuminated with thousands of lights in Boston Common on December 8. Sip and eat food and drinks and listen to local talent while you wait for the lights to glow on the big tree, plus throughout the Common and Public Garden.

Commonwealth Avenue Mall

This avenue of trees will get lit up on November 30. Watch as an ordinary parkway gets transformed into a winter forest wonderland.

Marriott Burlington is conveniently located near all of these fun things to do in Boston. For a perfect start to your season, book your stay with us at our Boston area hotel.