The holidays are right around the corner. If holiday shopping is on your to-do list, here are some places to stop by after work or to take the family to.
Friday, Nov. 30 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The North End
Boston, MA 02113
The 12th Annual North End Holiday Stroll is taking place this evening. Swing by after work or class to for a night of shopping and fun. Fifteen local boutiques are serving tasty treats and discounts.
Friday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 9 (Times vary)
450 Harrison Ave.
Boston, MA 02118
The fourth annual SoWa Winter Festival is the largest winter shopping village and holiday festival in Boston. Find the perfect handmade gifts and cocktails. It’s family-friendly and free to attend. Parking costs $10.
Thursday, Dec. 6, Friday, Dec. 7: 4 -8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec.9: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
224 Western Ave, Allston, MA
The Allston-Brighton Winter Market is a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisan goods, gifts and fine art. The event features live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden and special interactive art installations. The event is hosted by the Harvard Ed Portal.
Takes place during the following weekends:
Dec.: 8-9, Dec. 14-16 and Dec. 20-23
St. Paul’s Church Hall
29 Mt. Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
The Harvard Square Holiday Fair is one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Boston and will celebrate its 33rd season this year. The fair includes a great selection of beautiful, original and affordable gifts.
Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saint Paul AME Church
37 Bishop Alen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
The Cambridge Holiday Market will feature over 70 local vendors for your holiday shopping needs. There will be a mix of handmade, home goods, jewelry, fair trade imports, specialty food, vintage, antiques and much more.