New Year’s Things to do in Boston 2014

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Are you planning on spending New Year’s Eve in Boston? There’s plenty to do and loads of festive events, attractions, and activities to help you ring in 2015. Check out our recommendations, and post your own in the comments. We all look forward to celebrating the end of the old year and the birth of the new with these top Boston attractions! The must-see New Year’s Eve event in Boston is First Night Boston. This 11-hour celebration that spans large portions of the city includes various musical performances, multiple fireworks shows, an impressive parade down Boylston Street, family activities like a puppet festival (held at Hynes Convention Center), and even gorgeous ice sculptures located in Copley Square and elsewhere along the parade route. You'll also be able to enjoy a number … [Read more...]

NYE and First Night in Boston

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In the hustle and bustle of Christmas and the holiday season, it can be easy to forget to make New Year’s Eve plans. Don’t wait until after Christmas to figure out how you’ll be ringing in 2014. Instead, start planning your outing in Boston now – a destination known for both elaborate NYE celebrations and family-friendly activities. It’s less stress than New York City, but it will be just as fun! When you combine world-class Boston attractions with once-a-year festivities, the result is bound to be incredible. Every year, Boston welcomes the New Year with art, music, dance, culture, and, fireworks with a daylong event known as First Night. This year’s incredible line-up includes performances by Patti Smith and her band, Gentleman Hall, and Anaïs Mitchell, among many other … [Read more...]

First Night Boston: Ring in the New Year Boston Style

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Still unsure of your New Year’s Eve plans? Spending new years at First Night Boston, in New England’s most populous city and cultural center, is a great way to kick off the upcoming year. Thanks to First Night Boston, you can enjoy Boston’s best art and culture all day long (and into the evening), setting the bar high for 2013! First Night Boston is sponsored by First Night, Inc., a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to building community and celebrating diversity through the arts for 35 years. This year, First Night Boston features a schedule packed with spectacular musical concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits, theater and dance performances, and much more. All of the outdoor events are free, while indoor events require the purchase of a button ($18), which acts as … [Read more...]