3.3 min readBy Published On: November 24th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – November 25th

Black Friday/Small Business Saturday in Southie 

Forget the mall and door-busting; shop local this Black Friday and Small Business Saturday! Check out our roundup of local shopping! The City of Boston is also offering free metered spots on Small Business Saturday too!

Ashmont Holiday Market + Tree Lighting

Ashmont Holiday Market + Tree Lighting Ceremony will also take place on Saturday, November 27th at 3pm at Ashmont MBTA Plaza! Celebrate with local vendors and live music – another way to support local small businesses!

Holiday Ship Lighting at Martin’s Park

Light it up! A special children’s celebration will be held on Saturday, November 26, at 4 p.m. at the Smith Family Waterfront in the Seaport District and Fort Point neighborhood when the Friends of Martin’s Park and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department host the second annual holiday lighting of the ship in Martin’s Park. Get all the details here. 

Holiday Tree Lightings in the Neighborhood

The City of Boston and The Dorchester Holiday Celebration Committee invite you to the 2022 Holiday Tree Lightings on Saturday, November 27, 4-7pm! Make a plan to do some shopping or grab a bite to eat before or after the tree lighting! Check out the schedule here! 

Get in the Holiday Spirit with These Holiday Flavors at PS Gourmet

dbar Club Q Benefit

On Saturday night, dbar will be hosting a special fundraiser for the terrible tragedy at Club Q in Colorado Springs. dbar will be donating all proceeds to fight hate and support the victims of this terrible tragedy.

Pancake Tacos at Yellow Door

Enjoy PANCAKE TACOS this weekend at Yellow Door🥞🌮 Cinnamon cream cheese, fresh strawberries + blueberries, mint, whipped cream, and maple syrup. On the menu from 11am-3pm both Saturday + Sunday!

Register to Participate in the Half-Way to Dot Day 5K

Register to run the Dorchester Running Club’s Half-Way to Dot Day 5K on Saturday, December 10th at 9am! This is a family-friendly run for all ages and abilities along the paths of DCR’s Pope John Paul Park in Dorchester and is certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field – New England. All youth under 12 who donate a toy for our toy drive is registered at no cost. Registration for adults and teenagers is just $25. You can register here!

Get in the spirit

It wouldn’t be the holiday season in Boston without Seaport’s iconic winter experience, Snowport. Returning for the fourth year and serving as the ultimate holiday destination for Bostonians and tourists alike, Snowport will once again feature The Holiday Market at Snowport, created with The Makers Show. The luminous, open-air market, which debuted in 2021, returns in 2022 with over 120 small businesses to shop from, doubling last year’s lineup. Visitors will also find an expanded dining area and enchanting holiday décor throughout. In addition to The Holiday Market, 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). Snowport begins on November 11, 2022. Further details and dates can be found here! 

How about a little brunch?

Here our neighborhood brunch roundup! From French Toast to Omelettes, it’s all right here! 

Let’s get cozy

The Bowery Bar has announced the adorable outdoor winter village on their patio is back for another season.  Get cozy inside one of their three yurts – complete with outdoor heaters, blankets and furry seats on both low-top and high-top seating! Bookings are now live on their website!  Each yurt holds about 8 people and is available for lunch, brunch, and dinner!  Winter attire is encouraged.


The Bruins the Celtics and the World Cup plus NFL football and college football!   Here are 9 Places to Watch the Game in Dorchester! 

Check back as this list may be updated.

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