It’s the most wonderful time of the year and these Massachusetts towns take that proclamation very seriously. From twinkling lights to holiday happenings and Christmas activities, here are the towns that will definitely be getting on Santa’s nice list this year.

These towns have a touch of something extra special around the holidays, though of course there is plenty of Christmas cheer to be had all across this great state. Which Massachusetts town has given you the most sparkling holiday memories?

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Enjoy Christmas In Magical Massachusetts

What are the best Christmas light displays in Massachusetts?

Hop in the car with the family and get ready to explore as we have a Christmas Lights Road Trip that you won't forget! The New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill lights up its 175-year-old botanic garden with a mesmerizing display of lights every year. They call it Night Lights and it's a wondrous display. Lowell holds their annual City of Lights Parade where live music is all around and the kids can visit with Santa himself! Of course, you can't go wrong with any ZooLights display, and the one at Stone Zoo in Stoneham is well worth a visit.

What are the unique ways Christmas is celebrated in Massachusetts?

Christmas in New England is always a magical treat, and Massachusetts has some special ways to celebrate. Not only does Stone Zoo have their ZooLights display, but you can go there to pet reindeer as well! Bostonians flock to Frog Pond to ice skate right in the heart of the city. Don't have your own skates? It's okay, you can rent them! Locals love to go to Six Flags any time of year, but especially at Christmastime when the rides are all lit up and the rollercoasters offer an amazing view of the whole display.

What are the best winter festivals in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts is ready to wow you with all sorts of wonderful winter festivities. The Greenfield Winter Carnival is spread out all over town and has fire dancers, a sleigh bell run, sledding, skating, ice sculpture contests, and even more for a fun-filled family festival. Attleboro hosts its own Winter Festival as well with a massive bonfire, a craft fair, live music, fire jugglers, and more. Easthampton Winterfest starts you out with a pancake breakfast and has a snowman-making contest, wagon rides, a big community bonfire, and additional fun for the family.

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