Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve rounded up some of the best events happening in New England. Let us know if you visit any of these local attractions


Winter Wonderland (Southwick’s Zoo, Mendon, MA) - Be immersed in the breathtaking world of over a million dazzling holiday lights and enchanting festival lanterns, showcasing fairytales, legends, and myths through incredible handcrafted displays.  Take a train ride through the Magical Holiday Forest where you may spot a fallow deer or the Grinch himself!  Enjoy live entertainment including acrobat shows at the Cirque de Lumination tent.  Visit Artisans Lane and warm up by the firepits while enjoying s’mores, hot toddies, and more from our special menu at the Kringle Cafe and Bakery.


Holiday Lantern Tour (Newport, RI) - Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walk. Learn how Newporters did, or didn’t, observe the holidays. This tour lasts about one hour. 

Holiday Giving Tree Lighting (Foxborough, MA) - Kick off the Holiday Season in Foxborough, MA at Patriot Place! Enjoy the lighting of the Holiday Giving Tree benefiting Patriot Place’s charitable partner, Cradles to Crayons. Visitors are invited to take an ornament from the tree and purchase the assigned gift to fulfill a child’s wish. Other event happenings include appearances by Santa & Mrs. Claus, Pat Patriot & New England Patriot Cheerleaders, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer & The Gingerbread Man