Take in Charles Street’s sights, sounds, eats, and shops during the annual Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll. Christmas isn’t complete without a decorative tree, making this lighting a must-attend event. This event takes place on December 7 from 6-9 p.m. Charles St.
Grammy-nominated DJ Jazzy Jeff invites you to The Grand this season for one of the city’s hottest holiday parties. A night filled with beats, dancing, and drinks; you won’t want to miss out. This event takes place on December 14 from 11 p.m.- 2 a.m. TheGrand Boston, 58 Seaport Blvd Suite 300, 617-322-0200
Be transported to a winter wonderland with Assembly Row’s new ice sculpture tour; including treats, giveaways, and a night full of delightful sights. Make sure to stick around and see if your favorite is crowned ice sculpture king or queen! This event takes place on December 15 from 6-9 p.m. 355 Artisan Way, Somerville
Follow Clara on her enchanted journey through far-off forests and the Nutcracker Prince’s magnificent kingdom. With gorgeous costumes, breathtaking sets, and unbelievable choreography and performances, the Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition you won’t want to miss. The Nutcracker will be performed at the Opera House through New Year’s Eve. 539 Washington St., 617-695-6955
Santa Claus is coming to the MET for a festive evening filled with fun, food, and friends. This family-friendly event is perfect for kids all ages, and includes indulging in a cup of hot cocoa, noshing on milk and cookies, and participating in winter crafts. To round out the night, the big man himself will stop by for photos and a fireside reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas. This event takes place on December 17 from 3-5 p.m. 279 Dartmouth St., 617-267-0451
Baby it’s cold outside—warm your hands around a warm cup of tea at the Sea Grille’s Holiday Frost Tea. With a rich selection of sweets and savories, sparkling wine, seasonal cocktails, and cups of cocoa, you’ll never want to head back out into the storm. This event happens daily from 2:30-4 p.m. 70 Rowes Wharf, (617) 856-7744
Everybody knows the best way to spread holiday cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Listen to all your seasonal favorites—including two new arrangements, “Ring Those Christmas Bells” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.” Conductor Keith Lockhart will keep the tunes going with performances through Christmas Eve. 301 Massachusetts Ave., 888-266-1200