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Boston Holiday Happenings!

Boston is decorated in the glistening lights, and when the snow falls, the city will magically become a winter wonderland! With the uniqueness of this year, XV Beacon has gathered some of the most wonderful winter activities and Boston area holiday events to make your getaway with beloved family even more memorable.

Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll. The city’s most historic neighborhood is a walk through time during the holidays. Bundle up and take a stroll through the gas lamp-lit streets, stop by the must visit Acorn Street, one of the most photographed streets to capture some sweet memories. And of course, plan your unforgettable stay with our luxury Holiday on The Hill offer to complete your experience!

Boston Common & Commonwealth Avenue Mall Holiday Lighting. Every year the city receives a Christmas tree as a gift from Nova Scotia. This year, the tree lighting event was held virtually, and the holiday lights on the Commonwealth Avenue had also been flipped, the heart of Boston is filled with lovely sprinkles. Get yourself comfortable with a warm handmade hot chocolate from L.A. Burdick on Newbury Street and stroll through the Ave for a cheery holiday pick-me-up.

Magic of Lights at Gillette Stadium. To enjoy a beautiful holiday lights drive through experience, we suggest heading to Foxboro, a perfect activity for a family with smaller children to enjoy the magic lights moment while keeping them warm & cozy while one the move! Visit this link to purchase the required tickets in advance.

Zoolights at Stone Zoo. For a road trip, dazzle yourself and the family in the holiday spirit by experiencing a walk through the beautiful large-scale lantern displays around the Franklin Park Zoo, sparkling up the night sky. We encourage to reserve the tickets in advance here.

And of course make some time to shop the most unique holiday gifts offered in one of our favorite holiday market held annually at the City Plaza Government Center.

Gay Pride Statue for our Drag me to Brunch Package Promo

June is Pride Month

XV Beacon LGBTQIA+ History Timeline   Massachusetts is known for being incredibly LGBT friendly and acts as a queer destination to many. As you walk through the city,  it is clear that Boston boasts a LGBT friendly atmosphere. Boston has recognized same-sex equality long before marriage was legalized in the 2000s. The original march was…

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One of our many historic pieces of art that is in statue form and is showcased throughout the hotel.


HERE AT XV BEACON, WE WANTED TO SHARE BOSTON FUN FACTS ABOUT OUR AMAZING CITY! DID YOU KNOW? Boston is home to the oldest public park in the U.S. The City of Boston founded on September 7, 1630 The city’s nickname is Beantown due to the popularity of the baked beans in molasses among it’s early residents….

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