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Anticipate the possibilities that each new day brings. Fill your days and nights with excursions, themed events, fine dining and more. Indulge in as much or as little as you please. The choice is yours.


Urban Apple Orchard in The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Lobby

Saturday, September 23 & 30

In honor of one of autumn's time-honored traditions, Artisan Bistro is bringing an apple cart to the city so guests can enjoy the flavor of the season without having to drive miles to the closest orchard.

The Boston Cup

Sunday, September 24, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common

This classic car show is free to the public and is just steps away from the hotel’s front entrance.  

Harpoon Brewery Oktoberfest

Friday, September 29 – 30

Celebrate Harpoon Octoberfest with beer, bratwursts, chicken dancing, and more! We'll be toasting to 28 years of Octoberfest while oompah music takes over South Boston. We hope you and your friends will join us to celebrate!

For more information and a more detailed schedule, please visit here


Boston’s Fashion Week

Sunday, October 1 – Saturday, October 7

Boston Fashion Week showcases the work of local fashion designers with runway shows, exhibits, panels, receptions, and networking parties.

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Cambridge Oktoberfest & 5k

Sunday, October 1, at 9:30 am

The Cambridge Oktoberfest 5k begins at MIT with a German-themed race and ends with food and beer.

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Boston’s Columbus Day Parade

Sunday, October 8, starting at 1 p.m. Boston’s North End

Boston's Columbus Day Parade honors Christopher Columbus and his explorations of the Americas, Boston's military commitments to freedom from Colonial times through today, and the city's Italian heritage.  

Head of the Charles Regatta

Saturday, October 21 – 22 , 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Charles River

More than 11,000 elite athletes from around the world compete in 55 events as part of the Head of the Charles Regatta, an exciting 2-day rowing meet held on the Charles River during the last full weekend in October.

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Ski & Snowboard Expo

Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, November 12

Shop for snow gear, vacation deals, and season lift tickets at Ski & Snowboard Expo, which also includes live music, a beer garden, and a trampoline show at Seaport World Trade Center.

For more information, please visit here

Boston Taste

Tuesday, November 14

Each November, Boston magazine hosts a fun filled Taste event to celebrate the November Top New Restaurants issue featuring the local culinary scene. Boston magazine’s 8th annual Taste event will be a decadent evening of fine food, wine, beer, and custom cocktails.

For more information, please visit here

Blink! Light Show at Faneuil Hall

November 20 – January 1

This magical and unforgettable light show uses over 350,000 LED lights to illuminate Boston's skyline - to the song stylings of the Holiday Pops - in a seven-minute spectacle that runs continuously each evening beginning November 20th.

For more information, please visit here

Thanksgiving in Artisan Bistro

Thursday, November 23, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for a la carte Thanksgiving menu including a carving station of roast turkey and a seasonal dessert buffet that is sure to bring this holiday to a delicious end.

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, December 31

The Nutcracker by Boston Ballet is a holiday tradition with colorful characters on a magical journey to the Nutcracker Prince’s kingdom in the clouds at the Boston Opera House.  

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