The Monday after Thanksgiving usually is marked by appetites reappearing after the assault of Turkey & acotrement, and by Cyber Monday, the online retailer’s less fatal equivlent to Black Friday. At our Boston bed and breakfast, we also notice our inox filling up with holiday party invites, promotions & the beloved Holiday Markets opening around downtown Boston.
The Boston Downtown Crossing Holiday Market is one of the first to appear to . The market opened this past Saturday and will run through the 29th of November. The Market features an array of food & shops and of course Santa Claus photo ops at Macy’s Plaza. Convenient located to Boston Common which is featuring one of our favorite seasonal activities this Thursday, The Boston Common Tree Lighting.
SoWa Holiday Market is back December 8th & 9th boasting a new location at 41 Berkeley Street in the spacious and historic Benjamin Franklin Institute, located in the heart of Boston’s South End. The location could not be more convenient to our bed and breakfast and admission is only $5. As usual the SoWa Holiday Market will showcase the best of New England’s designers & artists. Vendors provide something for everyone, so there is a great chance you will find an original gift for that special person on your list. Past guests have raved about the assortment of handbags, jewelry, letterpress stationery, silk-screened t-shirts & baby clothes. The market is held within walking distance to Boston’s best galleries, boutiques and restaurants, so you can focus all your efforts in the South End and avoid the cross town dash.