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Magical Holidays Begin at Downtown Crossing #DTXHolidays

If you haven't been to Downtown Crossing lately, the holidays are the perfect time to discover amazing restaurants and shops. Enjoy the National Center of Afro-American Artists' "Black Nativity" at the Paramount Theater and the Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker" at the Boston Opera House. Find the perfect gift thanks to the largest collection of jewelers in New England.  Enjoy walking Boston's historic streets all lit up for the holidays. With live holiday-themed music, entertainers and more -- DTX promises this holiday season will be magical. Also, use the hashtag #DTXHolidays to spread the word on social media.

Take a peek at our holiday magic.


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Santa Claus will be outside of Macy's on Summer Street on weekends through Dec. 23rd from noon to 2 pm and 3 to 4 pm. It is free to visit Santa, but please bring your own camera if you want to snap a photo with St. Nick. 

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Come and hear the holiday music of our three four-piece strolling bands: Brass, dixie and trombone. They will be roaming the Downtown Boston area daily from noon to 2 pm and 4:30 to 6:30 pm through Dec. 23rd

We are also bringing wonderful harmonies to you with our three four-piece strolling caroling groups daily from through Dec. 23rd from noon to 2 pm and 4:30 to 6:30 pm. They will be singing holiday-themed songs throughout the Downtown Boston area. 

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The musical group Sweet Harmony will be performing on weekends outside of Macy's on Summer Street from Nov. 26th through Dec. 18th from 12:30 to 3 pm. They will be performing hits from the 1970s through today, including holiday-themed songs.

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The all-male a cappella group Vocal Revolution will be performing on Summer Street outside of Macy's this holiday season. This year's winners of WGBH's Sing That Thing, Vocal Revolution, will be singing barbershop-style melodies on  Thursday, Dec. 15th and 22nd from 5 to 6 pm. All performances are free to attend.