Massachusetts is a state located in the New England region of the Northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, Vermont and New Hampshire to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
Boston is the capital and the largest city of Massachusetts.
Other big cities and towns in Massachusetts include – Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge, New Bedford, Brockton, Quincy, Lynn, Fall River, etc.
Some of the popular tourist destinations in Massachusetts include – Cape Cod Bay, Volley Ball, Basketball Hall of Fame, etc.
Christmas Celebrations in Massachusetts :
In the start of December, you can get into the festive spirit with the Boston Common Tree Lighting & Skating Show. The annual holiday display includes the official Christmas tree from Halifax and trees throughout Boston Common with ten additional trees around the Frog Pond skating rink.
Enjoy the Blink! Sound & Light Show at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston with the blaze of 350,000 LED lights accompanied by music of the Holiday Pops from November end to first week of January.
You can enjoy a scenic, nearly three-mile route through Forest Park decorated with series of festive lights during the Bright Nights at Forest Park at Springfield from November end to first week of January.
The Festival of Trees at Massachusetts Horticultural Society will showcase more than 65 beautifully decorated Christmas trees and Snow Village, an extensive model train and holiday village vignette collection, for children and adults to enjoy from November end to start of December.
Be a part of the “Falmouth Holidays by the Sea Weekend” in the first weekend of December at the Historic Nobska Lighthouse. There is a Jingle Jog 5K and Kids Elf Run, Santa’s arrival at Falmouth Harbor by boat, caroling in the main street and finally a Christmas Parade on Sunday.
Celebrate Christmastime at the Cape Cod Enchanted Village in Hyannis where you can enjoy thousands of lights, a Santa’s Village, animated reindeer stall, Cape Cod Surftone Carolers singing holiday music during the first three weeks of December leading to Christmas.
Winter Reimagined at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Worcester is considered to be one of the most dazzling display of winter lights in Central Massachusetts. 15 miles of lights, decorated trees, fire-pits, thousands of handcrafted ornaments, children’s activities, live music and more will entertain you from November end to first week of January.
You can also join in the Falmouth Christmas Parade on first Sunday of December in Falmouth. It is regarded as Southeastern Massachusetts’ largest holiday parade featuring theme decorated floats, marching bands, live animals, costumed characters and Santa Claus!
Mashpee Christmas Parade takes place on Second Saturday in the month of December during the night-time. In this parade every float is brilliantly illuminated in the spirit of the season.
Quincy Christmas Parade takes place in City of Quincy on last Sunday of month of November to get into the festive spirit of Christmas.
Wishing all readers Merry Christmas 2016 & Happy New Year 2017 !!!