Boston's four seasons add to the ambiance of holiday shopping. As the temperatures drop, Bostonians bundle up in cozy sweaters, snug socks, and down jackets, ready to enjoy the crisp fresh air of the winter season and the joy of Christmas shopping in a city that feels like Christmas. Whether Christmas shopping indoors or out, Boston stores will wow the Scrooge out of even the toughest customer.
Find everything you need for everyone on your list while strolling the streets of Boston where popular shopping destinations transform into winter wonderlands where you'll not only make your purchases but also enjoy the extensive decor, displays and possibly even a touch of snow along the way.
With special "holiday only" shopping at spots like the weekend long Sowa Holiday Market and the tented, seasonal Downtown Crossing Holiday Marketplace you can find a variety of hand crafted specialty items that are sure to be big hits with those on your list.
Four season favorite shopping spots fall into the Christmas spirit. You'll find decor heavy stores, malls and marketplaces that will have you wishing you weren't too old to sit on Santa's lap. Enjoy the fresh air with a cup of something hot while strolling the shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace or seeking deep discounts on designer duds for the label lover on your list at the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. Or stay warm at indoor malls like the atrium covered Prudential Center.