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Top tree lighting this holiday season in/around Boston:
Info: Every year the people of Nova Scotia give a tree to Boston as a way to say thank you for the assistance Boston gave after a large explosion wrecked Halifax in 1917. The annual Tree Lighting on Boston Common will be held on Thursday, 12/1 at 6pm.
Info: This is one of, if not *the* biggest annual light installations in Boston. The Comm Ave Mall will be lit for the season starting Thursday, 12/1 at 8pm.
Info: The Seaport tree will be lit for the holiday season during Light Up Seaport on Friday, 12/2 at 5pm.
Info: On Monday, 11/21 at 5pm, 50,000 blue lights will illuminate 260 feet of trellis, along with 14 decorated trees nearby.
Info: Macy's annual holiday tree in Downtown Crossing will be lit for the holiday season on Sunday, 11/13.
Info: The Copley Square’s holiday tree will be lit on Saturday, 11/26 at 5pm.
Info: The tree will be in a new location near Sephora. While there will not be a Blink! show, Santa will flip the switch to turn all the lights on at a small lighting ceremony on Tuesday, 11/22 at 6pm.
Info: Join Martin's Park in celebrating the holiday season with their first annual Ship Lighting on Saturday, 11/26 at 4pm.
Info: Every year, the City of Boston drops a big tree off at the corner of Mt Vernon & Charles Street in Beacon Hill. More details TBA. (Photo by @yayitsyanan)
Info: As part of Boston Common's holiday lights installation, the Public Garden bridge and adjacent evergreens are also lit up annually. The lights will be activated for the season on Thursday, 12/1.
Info: Every year, trees near the State House and Frog Pond are illuminated for the holiday season. The installation will go live right after the Boston Common tree lighting on Thursday, 12/1. (Photo by @juansurface)
Info: Rudolph with your nose so bright, won't you guide my sailboat tonight? Community Boating sailing center on the Esplanade will soon be lit for the holiday season 🦌⛵ (Photo by @smcc_photography)
Info: As part of Illuminations, residents and businesses of Somerville transform their spaces and yards with lights, ornaments, and shrines of devotion and fantasy —and song!