Celebrating the New Year in Boston

Celebrating the New Year in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Founded in 1630, history shows it was the center of many important events. This includes such things as the Boston Tea Party, the American Revolution, the Battle of Bunker Hill and many others.

Over time, the city has grown by leaps and bounds and now, as of 2016, has a population of approximately 673,184. Home of the first public school, the first subway system and the first public park, Boston continues to make itself well known in all areas including holiday events.

This city stands out as an example of the wide range of New Year celebrations one city can present. This year, as previously, the city throws itself into an all-out celebration. This includes parties and events for families as well as for those over 21 years of age. All events are dedicated to bringing in the New Year with enthusiasm.

There is a parade, entertainment and various performances offered free of charge to residents and visitors. Ice sculptures, light displays and cultural and musical performances, at various locations, are especially attractive and are geared to bring in the New Year with a bang. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation offers free transportation service New Year’s Eve. This makes it possible to enjoy the holiday without a large expense.

The public celebration begins December 31 at 11:00 AM with music by the Boston Chinese Waist Brand Troop in Copley Square. This continues with music in the Square and other locations up to 1:00 PM. From 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM entertainment is presented at the Boston Public Library. This entertainment includes a Puppet Show, music, and other events.

Other happenings include a Frog Pond Skating Spectacular, Peoples Procession to Boston Common at 6:00 P.M. and concerts, concluding with a midnight display of light and pyrotechnics over the Boston Public Library and Copley Square. Regular fireworks will take place over the Boston Common at 7:00 P.M. Entertainment continues on January lst with more entertainment in the Copley Square.

Bessie’s New Year’s Eve Pajama Dance Party is offered at the Children’s Discovery Museum in Acton. After the children go to bed it is possible for the adults to go to a dance party for a countdown to the New Year. Prices are reasonable and this presents fun for the entire family.

For those who prefer the nightlife, people over 21, there are endless opportunities to celebrate the New Year. For example, you might want to attend Latin New Years Eve Masquerade Party 2018 that begins at 8:00 PM on December 31 and ends on Monday, January 1 at 2:00 AM. Various costumes are invited.

The many nightlife events contain things from James Bond New Year’s Eve Gala or The Castle at Park Plaza, both of which require cocktail dresses and tuxedos, to a New Year’s Eve at Bully Boy Distillers or where casual dress is acceptable. The many different bars and nightclubs throughout Boston offer a wide range of opportunities for welcoming in the New Year. Most require purchasing a ticket so it is important to check out the site early.

On January l you might want to check out First Day Hikes. Outdoor guides lead hikes through a number of the local parks in Boston such as Blue Hills Reservation, Carson Beach, Nantasket Beach State Reservation and other locations. A good way to fulfill New Year’s resolutions.

Boston is known for its outstanding events and their New Year’s Eve celebration hits the top of the list. Entertainment is available for all ages and personal preferences. It is possible to spend nothing or several hundred dollars to enjoy the event.

About The Author
Jessica Kane is a writer for Silver Superstore, home of the internet’s best flatware.


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