Where to Park in Boston this Holiday Season

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for many, it’s an incredibly busy time, too. With so much to do and remember, do yourself a favor and reserve your parking ahead of time.

Here are your best bets for Boston holiday parking near some of the city’s most popular holiday events:

Faneuil Hall Annual Tree Lighting

Dates: The tree will be lit on 11/21 and will remain up for the holiday season

Location: Faneuil Hall, 1 S Market Street

Price: Free!

Details: The Faneuil Hall Annual Tree Lighting is the first one of the season! And you have to see this show-stopping light show with your own eyes. Over 350,000 LED lights light up Boston’s skyline – to the song stylings of the Holiday Pops. While the interactive light display has been put on pause this year, the tree will still light up Faneuil Hall for the holiday season!

Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Dates: 11/24 – 12/31

Location: Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington Street

Price: Varies, learn more and purchase here.

Details: For Bostonians and visitors alike, “The Nutcracker” is an annual tradition. Make the most of your evening out by reserving your parking spot ahead of time.

Boston Pops’ Holiday Pops

Dates: 12/1-12/24

Location: Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue

Price: Varies, learn more and purchase here.

Details: One of the most popular seasonal traditions, a Holiday Pops performance is filled with holiday music favorites, a traditional Pops sing-along and even a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Copley Square Tree Lighting

Date: 11/27 at 5 p.m.

Location: Copley Square, 560 Boylston Street

Price: Free!

Details: Get into the holiday spirit with festive music and activities in Copley Square! It’s sure to be a day like no other.

Boston Common Holiday Tree Lighting

Date: 12/1 at 5 p.m.

Location: Boston Common Frog Pond, Beacon Street, Boston Common

Price: Free!

Details: This Christmas tradition includes a festive skating spectacular that kicks off at 5 p.m. After the show, Boston’s Mayor will light the City of Boston’s official Christmas tree and kick off the holiday season! With 25,000 spectators attending annually, consider booking parking early!

First Night First Day

Dates: 12/31 – 1/1

Location: Copley Square, 560 Boylston Street

Price: Free!

Details: For over 40 years, Boston’s First Night has been a New Year’s tradition. It celebrates the holiday season and the beginning of a new year. The event is free and open to all. Entertainment and special attractions will be focused in Copley Square and the Boston Common. On January 1st, Copley Square will be filled with families celebrating the beginning of the year from noon to 4 p.m.

Airport Parking

If you’re catching a flight this holiday season, consider parking near the airport. It’s a smart way to save money on holiday travel without adding a ton of time to your trip. Parking facilities near the airport offer free shuttles to the terminal, too.

Boston Logan Airport

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Happy parking to all, and to all a good night!