Boston Seaport – one of the most exciting neighborhoods and destinations in the country – welcomes back its iconic winter experience Snowport. Opening on November 11, 2022, this ultimate holiday destination will feature The Holiday Market at Snowport, created with The Makers Show, and in partnership with Constant Contact. The open-air market will have over 120 small businesses to shop from, as well as an expanded dining area and exquisite holiday décor. Snowport will offer outdoor iceless curling, large-scale winter games, the Tree Market at Snowport, and an annual holiday tree lighting and celebration, Light Up Seaport (December 2).
Open seven days a week, from November 11 to December 31, 2022, The Holiday Market at Snowport will feature more than 120 vendors. 66% of the participating businesses are local to Boston and the New England area, while 76% of businesses are minority and/or female-owned. This year’s 10,000-square-foot outdoor dining space will include 19 food and beverage concepts. The space will be complete with a heated tent with seating, including a new après ski-themed lounge with bold red Adirondack chairs and faux fire pits.
The Holiday Market will run seven days a week, from 3pm – 8pm on Monday through Thursday, 11am – 9pm on Friday and Saturday, and 11am – 8pm on Sunday. During the peak holiday season (December 12 – December 31), the market will extend its hours, 11am – 8pm on Sunday through Thursday, and 11am – 9pm on Friday and Saturday. It will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and December 26th. Shoppers who attend The Holiday Market at Snowport on Small Business Saturday weekend (November 26 – 27, 2022) will receive a special holiday treat, courtesy of the Constant Contact team.
Operation seven days a week, from November 11, 2022 to February 26, 2023, Seaport’s highly popular interactive winter wonderland Snowport offers iceless curling, and large-scale versions of classic games such as Battleship, Jenga, and more. The North End Curling Club will provide complimentary Learn to Curl classes on select Saturdays from 2pm – 4pm (Curling Lane reservations can be booked in advance here). Seaport’s vintage Silver Queen gondola cabin will be positioned next to a Guest Services Gondola, staffed with Snowport ambassadors who are on-hand to assist with activities. Snowport will be open seven days a week, Monday – Thursday, 3pm – 8pm; Friday – Saturday, 11am – 9pm; and Sunday, 11am – 8pm. During the peak holiday season (December 12 – December 31), Snowport will extend its hours, 11am – 8pm on Sunday through Thursday, and 11am – 9pm on Friday and Saturday.
Open seven days a week, from November 18 to December 24, 2022, The Tree Market will sell Christmas trees, wreaths, kissing balls, as well as tree stands and lights. In its fifth year, the Tree Market is hosted by Boston Seaport, in partnership with EverGreen Delivery. With the help of South Boston non-profit partners, EverGreen Delivery will donate a portion of unsold holiday trees to families in need. The Tree Market will be open seven days a week, 9am – 8pm.
On Friday, December 2nd, a 48-foot holiday tree decorated with 10,000 lights will be lit. The tree-lighting program will include performances by the Boston Children’s Chorus and other local entertainers. The evening will also include a holiday stroll throughout the neighborhood where 60+ Seaport retailers will be offering one-night-only promotions.
On December 22, 2022, Seaport will mark Chanukah at a menorah lighting celebration with Chabad Boston. Guests will be treated to traditional treats including kosher jelly donuts and chocolate gelt.
Seaport will take part in the Boston Harbor Now New Year’s Eve Ice Sculpture Stroll. This special all-day celebration will feature several large-scale ice sculptures throughout the neighborhood for all to enjoy.