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City Happenings: December 30th-January 1st

We are ringing in the new year this weekend, which means there are a lot of great events happening in Boston! Check out our list of fun and exciting events below, that you can take part in. Grab your friends and family and celebrate the New Year. We hope you have a great weekend and enjoy all that Boston has to offer!


Beer and Wine pairing

Beer and Cheese Pairing Class

Friday, December 30th

Sample 6 local cheeses made by Northeastern Artisans, accompanied by a Bone Up Brewing beer pairing to compliment each. You will also learn about how cheese is made and which beer goes best with which type of cheese. There will be accompaniments which may include crackers, meats and jams, and there will be take home kits availabe for purchase. 




NYE Party

80's Prom NYE Party

Saturday, December 31st

Ring in the New Year with some of the 80's greatest hits at PKL in Southie. There will be party favors, appetizers and games, including pickleball and corn hole. PKL will have their signature cocktails available as well as a champagne toast at midnight. Don't forget to stop by the photobooth!




Ice Sculpture Walk

Ice Sculpture Stroll

Saturday, December 31st

Take a walk around Boston's waterfront to see 30+ ice sculptures. This free walk will run from 1:00 p.m. to dusk and there will be holiday lights along the way! There will be some seasonal favorite ice sculptures, as well as some new designs to see. At midnight, there will be a firework display over the harbor to celebrate the new year!




Frog Pond Skating

Frog Pond Skating Spectacular

Saturday, December 31st

Come and watch national and international competitive figure skaters at a free show! The show includes soloists, groups, Team Excel Synchronized Skating and Theater On Ice of Boston teams performances. The show will begin at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks over The Common at 7 p.m. 




New Years Day Brunch

New Year's Day Brunch

Sunday, January 1st

Head to Loretta's Last Call for a New Year's Day hangover brunch! There will be live country music, line dancing and a Bloody Mary bar! Enjoy great authentic southern cuisine at Boston's only country venue.