Cheap Weekend Fun

Here’s some great and budget-friendly things to do in the Greater Boston Area for the second full weekend in December!

Free Ice Skating at the Charles Hotel: Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 12-6pm. Enjoy an afternoon of free ice skating at the Charles Hotel for their opening of the rink this season! Free (and free rentals too).

Free Ice Skating at the Boston Harbor Hotel: Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 1-4pm at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The rink opens up for the first time this season, so stop by for some free ice skating.

SoWa Holiday Market: December 14 & 15, 2013 at the Benjamin Franklin Institute, 41 Berkeley Street. Find local and handmade gifts at the SoWa Holiday Market with an array of options and crafters! $5, children under 12 are free.

The Davis Flea Holiday Vintage Market: December 8 & 15, 2013 from 11am-6pm at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville. Find some unique and great events at the Davis Flea Holiday Market for two dates this holiday season.

Polar Express Story Hour and Kids Concert: Saturday, December 7 & 14, 2013 from 11am-2pm at the Prudential Center Food Court. Enjoy a story hour of the favorite holiday story The Polar Express followed by a kids concert!

Downtown  Boston Holiday Market 2013: Starting, November 30, 2013 through December 28, 2013 at Summer Street Plaza. Enjoy the 5th Annual Holiday Market with artisan vendors and local entertainment.

Enchanted Village: November 16, 2013-January 5, 2013 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. The Enchanted Village is up and running for the season so come relive childhood memories! Free.

Taza Chocolate Holiday Fiesta: December 14& 15, 2013 from 11-5pm at 561 Windsor Street in Somerville. Sample sweet and savory chocolates from various local vendors. Free– who doesn’t love free chocolate?

15th Annual Fort Point Holiday Sale: December 13-15, 2013.. Stop by the Fort Point Neighborhood to check out handmade gifts and more from local artists. Free.

3rd Annual Cookie Swap for a Cause: Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2pm in the South End. Swap and enjoy different cookies to help kids with cancer. Cost varies depending on how many cookies you bring.

Hope you have a great weekend in whatever you decide to do! (Just don’t spend too much holiday shopping!)

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