Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display, which lights up the magnificent skyline when you book one of the great Boston hotels for New Year's Eve. Get to the heart of the action at the harbor or watch from afar from Memorial Drive in Cambridge.
The harbor is one of Boston's premier spots for enjoying the New Year's Eve fireworks. The stunning spectacle is reflected in the waters below, and with the city's buildings behind you, there's less light pollution to spoil the view. Harbor cruises are also a fabulous way to enjoy the evening, providing a superb vantage point for admiring the fireworks.
This stretch of road, located in Cambridge, offers wonderful vistas of the whole city, including the midnight fireworks. Revelers who want to avoid the crowds of central Boston should opt for this viewing location, which is a particular favorite for those with children.
Visitors to Boston Common will get to enjoy a full day of festivities before an early chance to welcome in the new year with a fireworks display at 7 pm. It's a favorite of families with small children who can't stay up too late or those who want to start the evening with a bang.
Choose from Boston hotels for New Year's Eve and explore parks packed with ice sculptures, catch a fabulous show, or head to Old South Church for a traditional sing-along.
The First Night celebrations in Boston are a treat for the whole family with ice sculptures, live music, and entertainment throughout the day and up until the stroke of midnight. The events are free and ideal for a family outing due to the exclusion of alcohol.
Boston's theaters are very much open for business on New Year's Eve showcasing some fantastic family favorites. From Disney on Ice to the Blue Man Group, watching a show is an excellent way to see out the old and ring in the new.
Over at the Old South Church, you can sing along to a range of well-loved classics with the live band at 6:30 pm and 8 pm.