A Holiday Shopping Guide for Boston

The holiday season is coming up fast. Travelers who are coming to Boston need to consider a couple of things before coming to town. Firstly, the longer you wait to book accommodations, the pricier it can get. To get ahead of the game, consider this Advance Purchase special, which can save you up to 25 percent off your stay. For holiday shoppers visiting Boston, we’ve put together a few tips to save you money and help you find the best gifts in town. With the specifics, here is our 2022 holiday shopping guide for the city of Boston. 

Whitney’s Passkey Partner Shops

Guests of The Whitney Hotel are invited to take advantage of our fantastic relationships with local businesses. Show your hotel room key to one of the participating Neighborhood Passkey Shops so you can score extra perks, treats, and more. Some of these partner establishments include Beacon Hill Chocolates, Crush Boutique, Frette, and Helen’s Leather Shop

Snowport at the Seaport | December 10-23

Once again this year, Boston’s Seaport neighborhood will transform with its SnowPort Holiday Market. This nearly two-week event will feature local, independent vendors selling a variety of gifts to meet your holiday shopping list. From gourmet food baskets to specialty stationery, candles, and works of art, there will be a whole lot of great buys here. 

88 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA 

Downtown Boston Holiday Market | November 26 – December 31

In a similar fashion, local vendors and artisans will also set up seven days a week for the Downtown Boston Holiday Market this winter. The rotating inventories and businesses participating will keep this a fresh destination for curious shoppers. Located near shopping districts such as Downtown Crossing, the market also puts you nearby the city’s most well-known department stores, including Macy’s.

Downtown Crossing. Boston, MA 

Harvard Square Holiday Fair | December 9-18

Taking place across back-to-back weekends, this holiday fair is a great opportunity for winter shoppers who want to experience Cambridge. The market features music as well as a wide variety of vendors with lots of artwork, clothing, jewelry, and more. 

Harvard Square. Cambridge, MA 

Boston Women’s Market Holiday Shop | November 13 – December 18

This special, unique market features special gifts made by female-founded businesses. Popping up at rotating locations across The Hub every weekend throughout its run, this fun winter market will feature home goods, ceramics, and a wide variety of artworks. 

Boston Women’s Market. Boston, MA