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Boston’s Tallest Tree Lighting Brightens Up Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall Marketplace was overtaken by a crowd of Santa hats on Tuesday evening as spectators gathered to watch Boston’s largest tree lighting. The WBZ Faneuil Hall Holiday Spectacular tree lighting, hosted by WBZ-TV/CBS Boston news anchors Lisa Hughes and David Wade, was the kick-off for this season’s Blink! Holiday Light and Sound Show.  Starting Read More…

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Interactive Light Show Blink! Returns to Faneuil Hall November 27

Blink!, the famous light and sound show, will return to deck the halls this holiday season at Faneuil Hall Marketplace beginning with the festive tree lighting on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30 p.m. The official Blink! tree lighting will feature appearances by Santa Claus, The City of Boston Community Choir, holiday singers, and the official flipping of Read More…

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace Announces Holiday Blink! Show and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” for Charity

Faneuil Hall Marketplace has added new twists to the Holiday Blink! show this year, as well as a new series of weekly events called “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” for charity. Faneuil Hall Marketplace continues the annual tradition of having the largest tree in the northeast, an 85-foot fir tree adorned with decorations, sparkling lights and Read More…

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Blink! Faneuil Hall Tree Lighting on Saturday Night

The annual Blink! Faneuil Hall tree lighting will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 starting at 8:00 p.m. This live hour-long show, co-hosted by WBZ-TV news anchors Lisa Hughes and David Wade, will feature performances by singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor, the Boston Children’s Chorus, America’s Got Talent finalist Sons of Serendip, Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”, Blue Read More…

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Valentine’s Day Love Trees at Faneuil Hall Marketplace; Today Show Broadcasts on Friday

Looking for an out of the ordinary way to impress your valentine? Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and stroll through the red blinking love trees (video attached). Faneuil Hall Marketplace has many restaurants offering specials for lovers and singles alike. Anthem Kitchen & Wine Bar and Mija are just two hot spots that will ensure Read More…

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Creative Photo Poses on the “Throne of Ice” Sculpture

One of the most creative First Night ice sculptures this year is the “Throne of Ice” from the new team at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The throne opened at noon on New Year’s Eve and is generating quite the NYE buzz as “quite possibly the coolest ice sculpture in Boston,” per BostonTweet. The weather is perfect Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Halleluiah Chorus Musical Slideshow with Faneuil Hall’s Blink! Tree and Old North / NEMPAC Choirs [Video]

New this season is the Blink! Christmas Tree light and sound show at Faneuil Hall Marketplace featuring a recording of the Halleluiah Chorus by the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Chorus. To mix it up, I took some photos and video of the show and used the soundtrack from the December 9th live performance of Handel’s Read More…

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Keith Lockhart & Tanglewood Chorus at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on Saturday, November 24th

Boston’s new holiday tradition, Blink! featuring the music of the Holiday Pops, is a 6-week state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that has transformed every inch of America’s first open marketplace. In partnership with Thomas M. Menino & Mayors Holiday Special, this magical and unforgettable show uses over 350,000 LED lights to illuminate Boston’s skyline. Blink! is brought to you Read More…

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace Tree Lighting and “Blink” Light Show on November 17th

Faneuil Hall Marketplace Tree Lighting featuring the new “Blink” light show and the music of the Boston Pops. The lighting happens at 5:30 pm on Saturday, November 17, 2012. Visit for more information.