December is here and that means the holidays are upon us. The weather is still relatively mild but don’t let that fool you, soon Worcester will be full of festive cheer and covered in snow. Check out some of these great events coming up in the next few weeks to join in on the holiday spirit!
Canal Restaurant & Bar – Canal District Holiday Stroll – Saturday, December 9, 2017, 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Watch the Canal District tree lighting and then stop by for complimentary hot cocoa. There will be art, jewelry, and other items for sale to help with your holiday shopping list. Plus, there’s the ever-hilarious Ugly Sweater contest and live music as well.
Bull Mansion – Haunted Speakeasy: Holiday Edition – Friday, Dec 15, 2017, 8:00 PM
Celebrate at the Bull Mansion and step into a 1920’s Gatsby- Inspired Holiday Speakeasy Ball! Enjoy prohibition era cocktails, swing dancing, a retro-photo booth and more. Dance and enjoy 1920’s music (and contemporary songs re-imagined for that flapper feel), play in the ballroom hosted by resident Speakeasy Spectacle Niki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers and watch vintage-inspired dance performances by Harley Foxx and friends. Tickets are $25 or $50, and the party is 18+ only.
Wachusett Mountain – Polar Express Holiday Celebration – Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Enjoy an afternoon full of activities including skiing and riding, holiday arts and crafts, and a showing of the popular Polar Express movie! There will be plenty of hot chocolate and tasty treats to keep you smiling, and you might even catch a glimpse of Wachusett’s own “Orson” the Polar Bear.
Worcester’s New Year’s Eve Celebration – Sunday, December 31, 2017, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Get ready to ring in the New Year at Worcester’s New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Worcester Common Oval. Enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere with ice skating, fireworks, street performers, live music, a beer garden and a heated tent! The Ice Skating Rink will be open for public skating from 1:00-8:00 PM. The New Year’s Eve festivities begin at 5:00 PM and end at 8:00 PM.