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Holiday Special

Things to Do in Copley Square this Christmas

Stay with us in the heart of Boston and savor all the good tidings the season has to offer. Surrounded by so many things to do this holiday, Copley Square Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a luxurious family vacation or romantic Christmas getaway. Our central location is walking distance to seasonal celebrations at world-class restaurants, including our very own Xhale, with a convenient shopping mall next door.

Boston Things to See and Do

  • Boston Ballet - The Nutcracker

    Take in the colors, beauty and timeless story of this winter tradition at the Boston Opera House from Nov. 29th through Dec. 29th. Ticket prices start at around $40 and are on sale now.
  • Copley Square Tree Lighting

    ‘Tis the season for this free holiday event that features appearances by local city leaders, radio personalities and the one and only Santa Claus! For more merry details, contact The Boston Parks and Recreation Department at 617-635-4505.
  • The Boston Common Tree Lighting

    Experience the holidays like a true Bostonian at this 72nd Annual affair complete with amazing ice skating performances and good cheer around the tree, a long-standing traditional gift from Nova Scotia.
  • A Christmas Carol

    Faneuil Hall, just 2 miles from our hotel, hosts a unique musical rendition of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, at 7pm on Dec 6th. The 10-piece Firebird Ensemble interprets the tale through their instruments, followed by holiday music.
  • First Night Boston

    A cherished local tradition, First Night Boston celebrates the start of 2014, December 31st, 1pm-midnight. The annual festival features the work of 1,000 artists in 200+ performances and exhibits across 35 venues, drawing over 1 million revelers.
  • The Boston Pops

    Holiday Pops is a beloved musical mainstay, as the Boston Pops get everyone in the spirit of the season with Christmas classics at historic Symphony Hall, December 4th-24th. Every show features a sing-along section and appearance from Santa himself.


  • Xhale

    Why not stay in and enjoy our very own Xhale with the ones you love this holiday? Our stylish on-site restaurant serves reimagined American classics for breakfast and dinner daily, in an intimately modern setting. Be sure to try a gourmet burger.
  • Sorellina

    Italian-Mediterranean cuisine gets the royal treatment in the expert hands of Chef Owner Jamie Mammano, right near our hotel in Copley Square. The sophisticated menu changes seasonally, with unwavering respect for every farm-fresh ingredient.
  • Minibar Boston

    Super-chic and hip, Minibar is more than our on-site lounge. It's one of the hottest spots in Boston. Mirrored walls reflect the beautiful people and plush design of the space, ideal for mingling over signature cocktails and exquisite appetizers.


  • Newbury Street Shopping

    Only 3 blocks and a 5-minute walk away from Copley Square Hotel lies Newbury Street, often aptly called the "Rodeo Drive of the East." Striking independent boutiques, street vendors, and high-end fashion grace this strip of unparalleled style.
  • The Shops at Prudential Center

    Right outside our door, you'll find this diverse array of major retailers for everyone on your Christmas list, including Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Express, Barnes & Noble, Swarovski, and Boston trolleys for holiday sightseeing.
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    In addition to over 70 stores, this multi-use market is home to numerous festivals every year, including the light and sound show Blink!, with over 350,000 lights dancing to the Holiday Pops. It all kicks off with a tree lighting ceremony Nov. 23rd.

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