In Boston for the holidays? Then be sure not to miss Blink! a light and Sound Extravaganza. Blink is a state of the art light and sound show that is in the Faneuil Hall market place from November 22 until January 4. This year marks the third year of the tradition. On Saturday November 22, don’t miss a special tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Martin J. Walsh, This will also be aired on the WBZ CBS station.
At Blink! A Light and Sound Extravaganza enjoy an artistic display of over 350,000 LED lights that are set to the songs of the Holiday Pops. It’s a 7 minute spectacle that is not to miss. Enjoy music from touring companies of Broadway shows, pop bands, holiday carolers, dance troupes, bell ringers and local musicians.
On New Year’s Eve, don’t miss a fun array of ice sculptures on display throughout the Fanueil Hall Marketplace form December 30 until January 1.
Looking for more Boston holiday traditions? Here are a few of our favorites:
- The Nutcracker – from November 28 until December 31 at the Boston Opera House (539 Washington St) don’t miss the Boston Ballet perform The Nutcracker, a fun family holiday tradition that everyone can enjoy.
- Boston Common Tree Lighting – on December 4 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. don’t miss the festivities around the Boston Common Tree Lighting.
- Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fairs – Head to Harvard Square and enjoy the Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fairs, which is a longstanding Cambridge tradition. For more than a quarter-century this has been a fair where local artists showcase their work; it’s a great local find for unique holiday gifts.