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November 22, 2021

Enjoy holiday fun in New England by train

There are tons of events to celebrate the holidays across the Commuter Rail network. Here are some of our favorites and click here for the full Holiday Fun map. Don’t forget, kids 11 and under always ride free and $10 weekends are the best travel deal in town!

  1. Holiday Trellis Lighting: Christopher Columbus Park

Date: Monday, November 22, 2021, 5 pm
Event Details: www.foccp.org

Commuter Rail line: Any line
Closest Station, South Station but you can also walk from North Station
Distance from Station: .7 miles from South Station. .9 miles from North Station

2. La Salette Festival of Holiday Lights 2021

Dates: Thursday, November 25, 2021 – Sunday, January 2, 2022
Event details: https://lasaletteattleboroshrine.org/christmas-festival

Commuter Rail line: Providence/Stoughton
Closest Station, Attleboro
Distance from Station: 2 miles
Rideshare time from Station: 6 minutes
Walking time from Station: 40 minutes. We recommend ridesharing

3. Boston Common Tree Lighting

Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 7 pm
Event Details: https://www.boston.gov/calendar/2021-trellis-lighting-christopher-columbus-park

Commuter Rail line: Any line
Closest Station, South Station but you can also walk or take the subway or bus from North Station or Back Bay.
Distance from Station: .6 miles from South Station. 1.2miles from North Station. .7 miles from Back Bay

4. Polar Park – Community Hanukkah Celebration

Dates: Sunday, December 5, 2021, 5 pm
Event details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/polar-park/save-the-date-community-hanukkah-celebration/458058168900346/

Commuter Rail line: Framingham/Worcester
Closest Station, Worcester
Distance from Station: .6 miles
Rideshare time from Station: 5 minutes
Walking time from Station: 12 minutes

5. Black Nativity – Paramount Center

Date: Friday, December 3 – Sunday, December 19
Event Detailshttps://blacknativity.org/

Commuter Rail line: Any line
Closest Station, South Station but you can also walk or take the subway or bus from North Station or Back Bay.
Distance from Station: .6 miles from South Station. 1.2miles from North Station. .7 miles from Back Bay

6. A Very Electric Christmas – Emerson Colonial Theatre

Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 2:00pm
Event Details: https://www.emersoncolonialtheatre.com/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=FEC38234-D7B5-4B64-81A2-A6FEEFC1E069

Commuter Rail line: Any line
Closest Station, South Station but you can also walk or take the subway or bus from North Station or Back Bay.
Distance from Station: .5 miles from South Station. 1.1miles from North Station. .8 miles from Back Bay

7. Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fair

Date: Friday, December 10, 2021 – Sunday, December 19, 2021
Event Details: www.harvardsquareholidayfair.com

Commuter Rail line: Fitchburg or any line into Boston and then you would have to take a Subway or Bus connection
Closest Station, Porter Square
Distance from Station: 1 mile

Check out our full Holiday Fun map here

Use the MBTA Trip Planner for help planning your route!

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