Event Notices

A Weekend in Boston: Events Throughout the City December 21 – 23

Welcome to A Weekend in Boston, a new weekly post about events occurring over the upcoming weekend throughout all of Boston. For events coming up in the North End, see the event calendar. For more information on each event, click on the event title.

Friday, December 21

Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

Disney on Ice will make its return to Boston at the Agganis Arena at Boston University this weekend. The show features over 50 Disney characters and is led by a “Mouse-ter of Ceremonies,” Mickey Mouse! Children under the age of 14 are able to wear their favorite Disney costume.

When: Friday December 21, Saturday December 22, and Sunday December 23. See website for showtimes.
Where: 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Price: $25 – $110
Age Restriction: None

The Gas at The Great Scott

Every Friday night, Anderson Comedy hosts a comedy night featuring several stand up comedians from Boston and elsewhere. The Great Scott is typically found to have live music acts, but hosts comedy shows each Friday.

When: Friday December 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave. Allston, MA 02134
Price: $5 at the door
Age Restriction: 18+

Saturday, December 22

Macy Gray at City Winery

Jazz and R&B singer Macy Gray will be performing just outside of the North End! The City Winery is the newest venue in Boston and is now the closest one to the North End. Macy Gray will perform in the main room and Chely Wright will be performing in the Haymarket Lounge at the same time.

When: December 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Winery, 80 Beverly Street at One Canal
Price: $45 -$65
Age Restriction: None

Taste Wine Bar & Kitchen Holiday Cookie Decorating Lunch Party 

Taste Wine Bar & Kitchen is hosting a holiday cookie decorating party at their restaurant in Downtown Boston. The cookie decorating party will be accompanied by a lunch buffet including apple & pear fennel salad, assorted flatbreads (prosciutto, seasonal vege and classic) and sausage ragu penne.

When: Saturday December 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Taste Bar Boston, 101 Summer Street, Downtown Boston, MA 02110
Price: Child Ticket: $35 (Includes a dozen cookies & decorations, lunch and nonalcoholic beverage)
Adult Ticket: $45 (Includes a dozen cookies & decorations, lunch and choice of one house selected wine, beer or cider)

Sunday, December 23

Blink! At Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Blink! is a light and sound show that occurs daily at Faneuil Hall. The show features six holiday favorites and performances run every 30 minutes between 4:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. every day through New Years’ Day. Event goers can take a photo with the Blink! tree, tag #blinkboston on Instagram, and have a chance to win four tickets to see the Urban Nutcracker at the Shubert Theater. One winner could also receive an undisclosed special prize as is described on the website.

When: Daily until January 1, 2019
Where: Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Price: Free

Bonus: Wednesday, December 26

The Roots at The House of Blues Boston

You may recognize The Roots from their nightly performances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The R&B band, fronted by Questlove, will be performing at The House of Blues on Wednesday, December 26. Victory Boyd will open the show.

When: Wednesday, December 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: House of Blues Boston, 15 Lansdowne Street
Price: $63 – $83
Age Restriction: None