When the weather starts to cool down, that can mean it’s the beginning of the Boston holiday market season, like the all-new Snowport in the bustling Seaport neighborhood, and the Bruins and Celtics seasons will be in full swing. And of course, the usual holiday happenings will be going on in Copley Square, the North End, and more. Winter in Boston a busy and exciting time for those visiting. There is something for everyone when visiting near the end of the year. This includes excellent lodging from Thatch. We have spacious vacation rentals and boutique hotels near great shopping and more in the Boston area. Come to Boston for a Celtics or Bruins game, or visit the Snowport this year.
What To Know About Boston’s Christmas Markets
In November and December, you will start to see several holiday markets pop up around the city. These markets are an ideal place to find a gift or spend time soaking up the holiday and winter charm. This is a beautiful thing to do in Boston with your family and children.
Some of the more popular markets include Snowport. This is a European style that runs from November until the end of the year in Boston’s Seaport. There are more than 100 booths selling arts, crafts, seasonal treats, beer, and more from more than 15 food vendors. If you go, seek out the tree market, a holiday-themed bar, and the Mistletoe Arch.
The biggest market during the holiday season is the SoWa Winter Festival & Holiday Market. The market runs from Nov. 24 – Dec. 17, located in Boston’s South End. More than 100 vendors gather here, and be sure to take your children to the outdoor winter wonderland at night to see the Trail of Lights and visit the many food trucks.
What To Know About The Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics have been the city’s NBA team since the 1940s. The NBA season starts near the end of October and ends in April. They play home games in TD Garden, or “The Garden.” Even if you miss a game while you are in the city, it’s worth it to see the arena up close and revel in the team’s storied history.
What To Know About The Boston Bruins
From basketball to hockey, Boston has been home to the Bruins since the 1920s. It’s the third-oldest team in the NHL. They also play games in TD Garden, known as “The Garden. The NHL season starts in early October and ends in early April.
Visit Boston This Winter
Check out the Snowport or sit yourself down for a Celtics or Bruins game next time you visit Boston in winter. When you do, make sure that you book directly with Thatch. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for winter housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.