Boston's Event Calendar for February 2024 kicks off with the festive Chinese New Year Lion Dance parade in Chinatown, and also includes the Boston Beanpot hockey tournament, a stellar lineup of shows in Boston's Theatre District, and the ever-popular annual return of Disney on Ice during school vacation week.

On the concert stage, look for shows from top national and international stars.

February 2024 holidays in Boston: 

  • Valentine's Day - February 14 (not an official holiday)
  • President's Day - Monday, February 19 (official holiday; most government offices will be closed)
  • Winter Vacation Week - Starting on President's Day, students at public schools in Boston and the rest of Massachusetts will be enjoying winter vacation for the entire week 

Weather during February can be a mix of snow and sunny, cold and warm days. 

Embrace the wintry weather by ice skating on Frog Pond, skiing or snowboarding on a nearby slope, or walking around the city when freshly fallen snow turns it white and sparkling.  On the warmer days, look for buds forming on trees in Boston's parks.

Top Ways to Explore Boston during February


Indoors, the theater season continues in full swing, concerts take place almost every night, and the Boston Bruins and Celtics attract crowds of fans to TD Garden.  And even though the New England Patriots won't return to the Super Bowl again this year, you can still watch the game and celebrate in Boston's many sports bars. 

Boston hotels continue to give you their cheapest discount rates of the year during February.  This the perfect time to enjoy the city's world-class museums, restaurants, and concerts.

More to look forward to during February: the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival.  

Winter Vacation Week family activities

More things to do and see in Boston in February

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Special February Cruises on Boston Harbor

Boston Harbor Sightseeing and Special Event Cruises

 Popular Cruises on the Northern Lights:

  • Boston Harbor Cruise on Northern Lights - Soak up Boston's unique sites and rich history on this comfortable sightseeing cruise around the Harbor - perfect friends and family experience!  Food and beverages available for purchase at the bar - Starts March 10
  • Northern Lights Sunset Cruise - Grab a refreshments from the bar and then relax as you watch the sun set on this sail around the Harbor, just in time to catch the USS Constitution fire its cannons as the sun dips down past the horizon - Starts February 9
  • Brunch Cruise on the Northern Lights - Savor a delicious 3-course brunch on this relaxing sightseeing cruise around Boston Harbor - Starts Feb 10

Romantic Boston Harbor Cruises for Valentine's Day:

  • Romantic Valentine's Day Jazz & Champagne Tasting Cruise - Toast your valentine on this romantic evening cruise as you sample 3 champagnes and nibble on chocolate-covered strawberries while a live jazz band plays in the background.  Capacity is limited, and these special cruises always sell out early.  February 9, 10, 14

Fun St Patrick's Day Brunch Cruise:

  • St Patrick's Brunch Cruise - Savor a delicious 3-course Irish breakfast and Irish drink as you enjoy a live Irish music on board the Northern Lights on this cruise around Boston Harbor - March 16 & 17 - don't wait to book!

Sailing on the Adirondack III:

  • Adirondack III Day Sail - Enjoy cool breezes and the afternoon sun on this relaxing sightseeing sail around Boston Harbor and the Inner Harbor Islands - Starts May 2
  • Adirondack III Sunset Sail - Relax as the setting sun turns the sky brilliant colors - Starts May 2
  • Adirondack III 90-Minute Mimosa Day Sail - Soak up the sun on this afternoon sail through the Inner Harbor and Harbor Islands with drinks available for purchase at the bar - Starts July 6

Mothers Day Cruise


Boston Concerts & Shows - February 2024

Boston Concert Schedule - February
Of Montreal concert at Boston's Orpheum Theatre - Photo courtesy of meuzic

Top February Concerts in Boston

Top Boston concerts in February 2024 include Chelsea Cutler, Elavation Worship, KSHMR, Pablo Alboran, & lots more!  Get your tickets now:

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Boston Theater & Shows for February 2024

Boston shows and theater in February

Top February Shows in Boston - Schedules & Tickets

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Check out the Boston theater schedule for February 2024 with its exciting lineup of touring Broadway shows, musicals, Boston Ballet, Disney on Ice, kids shows, and comedy:

See shows & tickets for February

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Valentine's Day Weekend

Pink roses for Valentine's Day in Boston
Pink roses blooming in Boston's Kelleher Rose Garden in the Fenway neighborhood (but in June, not February)

Valentine's Day is big in Boston, with lots of different ways and places to celebrate all weekend. 

Here's a quick cheat sheet for planning a celebration to remember:

1. Check out all the different Valentines Day events and celebrations going on in Boston. 

2.  Book a night or two in a Boston hotel for a romantic weekend in the city.  Find out which Boston hotels are offering special Valentine's Day packages

3. Get tickets for a romantic Boston Harbor cruise:

Romantic Boston Harbor Cruises for Valentine's Day:

  • Romantic Valentine's Day Jazz & Champagne Tasting Cruise - Toast your valentine on this romantic evening cruise as you sample 3 champagnes and nibble on chocolate-covered strawberries while a live jazz band plays in the background.  Capacity is limited, and these special cruises always sell out early.  February 9, 10, 14

Chinese New Year Events - Lion Dance Parade 2024 

Chinese New Year parade in Boston
Lion Dance near the Chinatown Gate

Boston's huge Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown features lion dances, drums, martial arts, and firecrackers, and when the weather cooperates, dragon dances.  (The dragon dancers' somewhat fragile costumes don't hold up well in snow, rain, or strong wind, so Boston's January weather doesn't usually cooperate.)

Although Chinese New Year 2024 officially starts on February 10 to welcome the Year of the Dragon, the date when Boston's big Lion Parade through Chinatown (plus a couple of other related activities) takes place is on Sunday, February 18, 10 am - 3 pm. 

The Lion Dance parade kicks off at the main stage in Philips Square (corner of Harrison Ave and Beach Street), continues on Essex Street, winds its way other nearby Chinatown streets, and then the dozen or so groups of performers spread out through the neighborhood to continue their performances for the rest of the afternoon.  Depending on the weather (ie, not too much snow or ice on the streets), there may also be martial arts demonstrations and drumming.

An indoor event, Chinese New Year Cultural Village, takes place inside the China Trade Building (2 Boylston Street) and gives young children and their parents a place to warm up between 10am and 3pm.  This event is sponsored by the Chinatown Main Street organization and includes special performances, traditional Chinese crafts, games, snacks, other family-friendly activities, and festive lanterns and balloons. 

To join another fun Lunar New Year Celebration event in Chinatown on February 18, head over to the Pao Arts Center (99 Albany Street) where you can try your hand at art and enjoy enteractive workshops and performances from 11am - 3pm.  This event is for all ages.  A donation of $10 is appreciated.

Closest T station: Orange Line/Chinatown (or walk over from any Downtown Boston T station
Cost: Free

More information about the CNY Parade - plus photos

5 fun restaurants to visit in Chinatown

Where to go for Dim Sum after the parade


Sully's Opens for the Season on Castle Island - 2024

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Minnie Mouse in Disney on Ice - Photo credit and copyright: Moto Miwa, Moto Club4AG Miwa

The famous Sully's hot dog stand (2080 Day Boulevard, South Boston) opens on Castle Island on Saturday, February 25 - a sure sign (we hope) that spring is right around the corner.  

Hours through the end of March are 9am - 5pm - so line up for ice cream, fried clam strips, and lobster rolls.  It's still too early for a picnic - but stroll around or find a bench and enjoy your feast from Sully's along with the fantastic views of the harbor.  And know that summer will arrive in Boston soon!

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Disney on Ice February Show in Boston:  Magic in the Stars! - 2024

Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic comes to Boston - tickets, discount tickets
Mickey Mouse & friends in Disney on Ice - Photo credit: Leigh Caldwell

Get ready to celebrate magical moments as Disney on Ice presents Magic in the Stars! at top Boston arena TD Garden.  You'll join Mickey and over 50 of his Disney character friends from some of his recent best-loved shows as they bring together holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the world, including a Halloween haunt-fest with all your favorite Disney Villains.

You'll love the high-spirited adventures, unexpected surprises, and fast action on the ice as you get to see and know your favorite Disney characters all over again. 

Disney on Ice Tickets for Boston Shows - February

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See Disney on Ice Show Performance Schedule & Tickets

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Bruins February Home Game Schedule at the Garden - 2024

Bruins on the ice at the Garden - Photo credit: Dan4th, cc by 2.0
Bruins on the ice at the Garden - Photo credit: Dan4th, cc by 2.0

Get your Boston Bruins tickets for February home games, and head over to TD Garden for some fast action on the ice.

The Garden's convenient location next to North Station and close to Faneuil Marketplace makes it super-easy to get to.

Don't miss the chance to see Boston's hockey team, winner of 6 Stanley Cup championships!

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Find Bruins schedule & tickets for February home games at the Garden

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Park: Garages near TD Garden
Celebrate: Best sports bars and clubs near TD Garden
More about TD Garden:  Schedule, directions, best ticket prices


Special February Tours of Boston

These fun trolley tours, bus tours, and indoor destinations will let you enjoy the best of the Boston even when February weather is chilly!


Winter Break Week Activities in Boston

Public schools throughout Massachusetts and much of the rest of New England close for a week's holiday during the week that includes President's Day - so look for lots of fun family-friendly activities in Boston all week.  Find out more


Celtics Basketball at TD Garden - February 2024

Boston Celtics playing at TD Garden
Boston Celtics playing at TD Garden - Photo courtesy of Yzukerman

Get your Boston Celtics tickets for February home games, and head over to TD Garden for some fast action on the court from Boston's champion basketball team..

The Garden's convenient location next to North Station and close to Faneuil Marketplace makes it super-easy to get to.

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Where: TD Garden
Nearest public transportation: 
Green Line/Orange Line or Commuter Rail to North Station, next to the Garden
Where to stay:  Hotels near TD Garden

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$10 Weekend Ticket Special - Boston's Commuter Rail

Ride Boston's Commuter Rail trains as much as you want for just $10 each weekend. Take it into Boston, or use it for a day (or overnight) trip to Salem, Rockport, Wachusett (take an uber to Wachusett Mountain for skiing or snowboarding), Concord, and other destinations. 

Find out more from MBTA

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Winter Break Week Activities in Boston

Ice skating on Frog Pond in Boston Common
Ice skating on Frog Pond in Boston Common during school vacation week

When public schools through New England close for a week's holiday in February, Boston is the most popular destination. 

The annual Children's Winter Festival sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation takes place on Boston Common on February 21 from 11am to 2pm.  Look for snow slides, toboggans, a snow maze, snowshoeing lessons, music, snacks, games, and arts and crafts. 

The Highland Street Foundation also sponsors other free activities in Boston and nearby areas.  A selection of the event locations this year include Paul Revere House in the North End, more ice skating at the Steriti Rink in the North End as well as the Kirrane Rink in Brookline, and the New Bedford Whaling Museum. 

You can check out all the activity locations at the Foundation's website.

Find 20 ice skating rinks in and near Boston for more winter fun

Hotels offer their lowest rates for the year during the winter months, you'll find plenty of winter outdoor activities, lots of shows and performances, museums, shopping, and more.  Find our recommendations for what to do in Boston during winter break week.

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Boston Beanpot Hockey - TD Garden

Photo of Northeastern Huskies vs Boston University ice hockey
Northeastern Huskies vs Boston University ice hockey - Photo credit:  Derek Yu

The legendary Boston Beanpot rivalry pits teams from Boston's 4 major hockey schools against each other in a battle on the ice at TD Garden during the first two Monday nights in February.  The winner gets ... (drumroll) ... the Beanpot trophy. 

The tournament has taken place every season since 1952.

Here's how it works: 

Week 1 features two games, as the teams pair off against each other for the semi-finals. 

In Week 2, winners battle each other for the championship and #2 slot, while the losers play each other in a "consolation" game to see who will place 3rd and who will, ahem, "win" the last-place slot.

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How do the schools stack up?  Here are the number of Boston Beanpot Hockey Championships won by each team since the tournament began in 1952:

  • Boston University Terriors - 31 Championships
  • Boston College Eagles - 20 Championships
  • Harvard University Crimson - 11 Championships
  • Northeastern University Huskies - 8 Championships (ok, not impressive - but with 3 wins in the last few years, this is the team to watch!)


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Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival 2024

The 49th annual Boston Sci-Fi Festival features 12 days of features and shorts from all over the world (live and virtual), parties, the Cyberpunk Ball, workshops, and its showcase event, a 24-hour marathon (live), "The 'Thon," that separates mere fans from committed fanatics on the fest's final day. 

Can you sit through 1,440 minutes of sci-fi classics, premiers, cartoons, and more?  The 'Thon tests your courage and stamina!

If you're coming to the Sci-Fi Film Festival from out of town, you'll find the most convenient hotel options close to the Red Line of Boston's subway in Cambridge. 

Check rates at these hotels near Cambridge T stations:

When:  February 14 - 25, including the 24-hour, noon-to-noon "The 'Thon"
Where:   Live and virtual this year:  Somerville Theatre, Davis Square, Somerville, and virtually streaming

Closest T (subway) station: Red Line/Davis
Parking:  Forget parking around Davis Square.  If you must drive, park at the Alewife parking garage in Cambridge, only 1 T stop away from Davis Square

Cost:  Single ticket prices $15; $75 for fanatics attending the "24-hour 'Thon'"; $180 for 11-day Festival (see more options on website)
More information:  www.bostonsci-fi.com


Featured Hotel for February:  The Moxy in Boston's Theatre District

Moxy Hotel on the corner of Tremont and Boylston Streets, next to the Wilbur Theatre
Moxy Hotel on the corner of Tremont and Boylston Streets, next to the Wilbur Theatre

Marriott's new Moxy Hotel offers a fun vibe, a welcome cocktail, and a photo booth tucked away in a food truck in its lobby. 

Located in Boston's Theatre District next to the Wilbur and just a few steps away from the Wang, Shubert, and Colonial Theatres, the 340 "micro" hotel (translation: small rooms, affordable rates) is just one block away from Boston Common.  

Bonus:  a guest-only rooftop lounge with fantastic views of the Common and the Massachusetts State House.

Find cheapest rates plus reviews on Trip Advisor

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More Things to Do in Boston in February

Events and things to do in Boston in February

Not Sure about Boston Neighborhood Locations?

Map of Boston showing central neighborhoods
Boston neighborhood map

This neighborhood map should help you get oriented. You can find a list of top attractions in each neighborhood here.

Need a more details?  Here are our favorite free and low-cost Boston maps.


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Best way to save in Boston.  Save up to 50% on museums, the New England Aquarium, plus admission to other attractions, tours, day trips, and cruises.   Compare to find out which one is best for you.


Black History Month in Boston:  Events, Tours, Concerts, Celebrations

Black History Month events in Boston
Reenactor portraying Crispus Attucks, the first person killed during the Boston Massacre (& therefore the American Revolution)

Events celebrating Black History Month and commemorating the important contributions of African Americans to Boston (and America) take place throughout the month of February.  Here are several you should not miss:

  • African American Patriots Tour - Conducted by costumed guides, the Freedom Trail Foundation offers these special tours at 12:45 on Saturdays and Sundays throughout February.  You'll hear stories about famous Revolutionary Crispus Atticus (that's a reenactor portraying him in the photo at the left), writer Phillis Wheatley, and many more.  Tours depart from the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common; see the Freedom Trail Foundation's website for details and ticket information.
  • African American History Month: Special Talks & Tours - Boston's Museum of African American History in Beacon Hill is planning special talks and tours focusing on the pioneering activists, entrepreneurs, journalists, educators, artists, and authors who organized campaigns to advance the cause of freedom.  See their website for details.
  • Black Heritage Trail - Explore the heart of Abolitionist Boston in this self-guided tour of 14 sites in Beacon Hill, then home to Boston's Free Black community and numerous stops along the Underground Railroad.  Pick up a map at the Museum of African American History, and head over to the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on Beacon Street to begin your tour.  Park Service Rangers conduct free tours of the Black Heritage Trail from early May through Labor Day.  You can find more information about the tours and download the tour map from the National Park Service website  - here is the direct url:  http://www.nps.gov/boaf/planyourvisit/things2do.htm
  • Boston Black - This permanent exhibit at the Children's Museum highlights contemporary Boston's diverse African heritage and Black communities and culture.

What to See in Boston's Museums & Aquarium - February 2024

Museum of Science Exhibits

Museum of Science Boston Exhibit
Museum of Science Butterfly Garden - Photo credit: Ted

Special Exhibits

  • Changing Landscapes: An Immersive Journey - Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites in this new immersive exhibit about adapting to climate change
  • Arctic Adventure: Exploring with Technology- Fly a virtual drone and become an Arctic explorer
  • Exploring AI Making the Invisible Visible: Discover how AI is already part of your life, and examine your choices about how and when you use it

With fascinating permanent exhibits for all ages, there's always something to see, do, and learn.  Here are just a few of the most popular: Engineering Design Workshop, Colossal Fossil: Triceratops Cliff, Cosmic Light, Dinosaurs, Arctic Adventure, Hall of Human Life, Live Animal Care Center, Mathematica,Natural Mysteries, New England Habitats, Project Vaccine.

Where:   Boston's Museum of Science
When:   Daily, 9am-5pm; open until 9pm on Fridays
Admission:  $29 general museum admission ($24 for kids; children under 3 free).  Reserve your tickets, or get free museum admission when you have a GoBoston Discount card or CityPASS card. 

New England Aquarium

Harbor seals and seal lions, a giant 4-story ocean tank with hundreds of Caribbean reef animals, an Amazon rain forest, sharks, Myrtle the green sea turtle, and frisky penguins are just a few of the thousands of aquatic animals you'll experience here. 

Get your tickets in advance, or find out more about the Aquarium.  Admission also available through the Go Boston Pass, Explorer Pass, and Boston CityPASS discount cards.

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Watch the famous tea party event come alive with live actors, immersive exhibits, and a visit to the full-scale replica 18th century sailing ships at this unique living history museum.  Get advance tickets.

Museum of Science Boston Exhibit

MFA Boston - Current & Future Shows

  • Toshiko Takaezu: Shaping Abstraction - Over 20 works exploring how this artist arranged her ceramic sculptures, paintings, and textiles as abstract expressions - Through September 29
  • Thinking Small: Dutch Art to Scale - Exhibition showing 17th-century Netherlands paintings, prints, books, and other creations designed to elicit slow looking and contemplation. - Through November 3
  • Hallyu! The Korean Wave - Explores the roots of K-Pop and its impact on beauty and fashion - March 24-July 8
  • Dress Up - A look at how we dress expresses our politics, moods, and personal identities - April 13-September 2
  • Dalí: Disruption & Devotion - A new look how Dalí's Surrealist works took inspiration from the past by paring 30 of his paintings and prints with masterpieces by El Greco, Velazquez, and others - July 6-December 1

Museum of Fine Arts Boston admission: $27; some special exhibits require a timed-entry reservation and/or additional fee; free entrance when you have a GoBoston Discount card or Boston CityPASS).  Free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Lunar New Year Celebration Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, & Indigenous Peoples' Day.  MFA is open everyday except for Tuesday.

Museum of African American History - Current Show

  • The Emancipation Proclamation: A Pragmatic Compromise - A close look at the rationale and impact of this important American document that changed the course of the Civil War, freed enslaved people in the Confederacy, and allowed men of African descent to join the fight for freedom

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston - Current & Future Shows

  • Barbara Kruger - Large-scale commissioned work on the Fineberg Art Wall- Through Jan 21
  • Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s - Today - Works by 28 artists with connections to the Caribbean - Through Feb 25
  • Wordplay - This show focuses on how contemporary artists have played with words to animate and expand their art - Jan 30-Dec 1
  • Wu Tsang: Of Whales - An immersive installation inspired by Melvilles Moby Dick - Feb 15-Aug 24
  • Igshaan Adams - A new monumental commissioned work by this South African artist- Feb 13-Feb 15, 2025

Admission: $20 adults, 18 and under free; free entrance with GoBostoncard and Boston CityPASS.  Closed on Mondays.  Free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Labor Day, & Indigenous Peoples' Day, and every Thursday from 5-9pm.  


College Nights at Frog Pond

Ice skating at Frog Pond at night
Ice skating at Frog Pond at night

Head over to Frog Pond every Tuesday Night (except for major holidays, and school breaks / vacations) from 6pm - 9pm for College Nights. 

Show your current college ID and get half-price admission (bring your own skates or rent them at the rink; full price applies)  - it's the best Cheap Date in Boston!

Even better, you might even get lucky and skate for free because Frog Pond offers free admission to students from a few local colleges each week with free admission.  By the end of the season, almost all are included. 

When:  Tuesday nights from mid-November through mid-March (but not during school breaks or vacations), and also depending on the weather
Where: Frog Pond, Boston Common
Closest T station: Red & Green Line/Park St

More about Ice Skating on Frog Pond in Boston


Romantic Classics & the Bugs Bunny Film Festival 2024

Just in time for Valentine's Day and school vacation week (in case you need an excuse), Brattle Theatre in Cambridge will show Paper Moon on February 12 and Casablanca and The Princess Bride on February 13, followed by their Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival on February 16 - 25, with multiple viewing times.

Address:  40 Brattle Street
Closest T station:
Red Line/Harvard
Schedule & Tickets:  Brattle Theatre website

In case you're visiting Boston during the Winter School Vacation break and want to catch the Bugs Bunny Fest, here are nearby hotels within walking distance of the theater:  Harvard Square Hotel, Charles Hotel, Hotel Veritas


Weekly Noon Concerts on the Freedom Trail 

King's Chapel on Boston's Freedom Trail
King's Chapel on Boston's Freedom Trail

When:  February 4 - and every Tuesday throughout the year at 12:15pm
Where:   King's Chapel on Boston's Freedom Trail
Closest T station:   Red and Green Lines/Park Street
Cost:  Suggested donation of $3 at the door; your donations are given to the performers
More information: 617-227-2155

If you're touring the Freedom Trail on a Tuesday, drop by King's Chapel at noon to hear a 35-minute concert.  Performers vary each week, and perform a wide variety of music ranging from jazz to folk, medieval to modern.  Particularly special are those featuring King's Chapel's renowned C.B. Fisk organ. 

King's Chapel's music programs date back to 1713 when it became the first church in New England to get an organ.  The current C.B. Fisk organ is its sixth.

King's Chapel also hosts an annual concert series of monthly performance.  More information here


Special Valentine's Day Hotel Packages

Red roses and champagne for Valentine's Day - Photo credit: Adobe/Alexander Raths
Red roses and champagne for Valentine's Day - Photo credit: Adobe/Alexander Raths

To make your Valentine's Day celebration extra-special by staying over in the city, check out the super savings packages offered by many of Boston's top hotels.  

Opt for the "All You Need is Love" Valentine's Day package at Verb Hotel, "Romance on the Harbor" at the Battery Wharf Hotel, the "Romance Getaway" special at Boston Harbor Hotel, or the "Romance on the Hill" package at the Fifteen Beacon Hotel - plus many more!

Find your dream Valentine Boston hotel package


Champagne Dinner Dance & Valentine's Brunch

The Boston Wine Festival, underway from January through early April at the Boston Harbor Hotel, offers a special Valentine's Dinner Dance on February 16 featuring live music, dancing, and incredible food matches with memorable Champagnes from Moët & Chandon.  

Alternately, opt for Champagne, a lavish brunch buffet, a New Orleans jazz band, and great Boston Harbor views at the Valentine/Jazz Brunch on Sunday, February 17.

More info about the Wine Festival, Boston wine bars, & other places to enjoy wine in Boston

More info about Valentine's Day events in Boston


MFA Lunar New Year - 2024

Lion Dance in Boston celebrating the Lunar New Year
Lion Dance in Boston celebrating the Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year Celebration - Museum of Fine Arts - February 15, 5pm-10pm

- Celebrate the Lunar New Year with reduced (after 5pm) admission and plenty of fun family activities all day. 

Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions, and enjoy music and dance performances including a Lion and Dragon Dance. 

If you arrive at the museum at 5pm or later, you can take advantage of the special $5 minimum, pay-what-you-wish general admission on the day of the celebration. 

If you arrive before 5pm, the regular admission fee applies (or you can use a valid Boston Discount Card). 

There is no additional fee required for the the event.


Super Bowl Parties & Celebrations in Boston

Banners - Boston sports bar next to TD Garden
The 40-foot screen at Banners

Super Bowl may be more fun when the Patriots play, but there are plenty of welcoming Boston sports bars with big screens, tasty brew, and even parties where you can watch the game and have some fun even when the Pats aren't involved.

Kickoff happens at 6:30pm EST on Sunday, February 2.  Here are tips about where to watch, plus other things to do.

Super Bowl in Boston - Best places to watch the game (or not)

Boston bars with Super Bowl parties this year, plus other awesome bars with big screens


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