Visit The Tree Market at Seaport to find a wonderful selection of fresh evergreen trees, wreaths, holiday lights and much more. Open every day until December 23 at 74 Seaport Blvd., The Tree Market can even arrange to have your festive decor delivered to your home through EverGreen Delivery.
Of course, the best way to get into the holiday spirit is by giving. Donate an unwrapped toy for a deserving girl or boy to the Seaport Boston Hotel (1 Seaport Lane.) The hotel is acting as a drop-off location through Friday, 12/14 for Christmas in the City, a local nonprofit that helps thousands of Boston families who are experiencing poverty and homelessness.
Seaport parents should stop by the organic baby and toddler clothing shop Monica + Andy at 85G Northern Ave. on Saturday, December 15, from 11 a.m. to 1p.m., for the Santa Doll-House She-Village at The Current where everyone can enjoy hot chocolate, crafts, coffee and Instagrammable photos with Santa himself!
Adults can have holiday fun too! Head up to the Sky Lounge at YOTEL Boston’s terrace for the Sunday Holiday Movie Screenings. Classic Holiday films are screened while you lounge and imbibe in toasty comfort courtesy of heaters, plush blankets and European-style hot water bottles.
If you need to knock some items off your shopping list, stop by the BUILD Holiday Sales Bazaar at District Hall on December 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. BUILD, which provides mentorship, professional development and funding to students in under-resourced communities, will be presenting wares from 30 teen-run businesses for unique stocking stuffers and last-minute holiday gifts.
You can continue to support young people by heading over to City Bar Westin Waterfront for Jingle Belles, a benefit for Strong Women, Strong Girls, a mentoring organization for girls in grades 3 through 5. One ticket includes champagne and spiked hot chocolate sampling, a selfie station and a special appearance from Mrs. Claus!
And finally, take the opportunity to create your own stunning floral holiday centerpiece at Bluemercury by Alice’s Table on Thursday, December 20 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Their Christmas Blooms event, ($75 per person) includes light refreshments, bubbly, and a $10 gift card to spend on yourself or someone on your list. Bluemercury is at 105 Seaport Boulevard.