Cultural Survival Bazaar

Weekend Guide: December 13-16

Wondering what to do in Cambridge, MA this weekend?

Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top six must-see event picks.


Inman Square Holiday Stroll | December 13

Head to Inman Square on Thursday, December 13th for the Inman Square Holiday Stroll.  Participating Inman Square shops and restaurant will be open until 9p to make sure you cross everything off of your list, not to mention, serve up a little holiday cheer.

See it: 6-9p


It’s a Wonderful Life | December 14-16

Start a new holiday tradition this year at the Brattle Theatre. See the classic holiday movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” like you’ve never seen before: on the big screen at Harvard Square’s most charming and historic cinema.

All weekend long, the Brattle Theatre will be showing the story of George Bailey, the “richest man” in Bedford Falls.  You’ll quickly see why it truly is a wonderful life (in Cambridge).

See it: All weekend, various showtimes


The Christmas Revels: A Nordic Celebration of the Winter Solstice | December 14-29

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without seeing The Christmas Revels!  This year’s celebration will showcase the cultural traditions, dance, music, folk tales, and rituals of the Northlands. The Christmas Revels is THE perfect holiday treat for the entire family!

Still want to know more about this Cambridge tradition? Click here to read our Insider Post, “Everything You Need to Know about the Christmas Revels.”

See it:  Now through December 29


Cultural Survival Bazaar | December 15 & 16

If you’re looking for completely unique gifts this holiday season, we highly suggest attending the Cultural Survival Bazaar at Cambridge Rindge and Latin this weekend.  You’ll find both locally crafted, unique specialty gifts and cultural items that can’t be found anywhere else. In addition to specialty gifts that you'll find at the Cultural Bazaar, you'll also be treated to a variety of cultural performances, live music, and presentations.

Shop it: 10a-6p


Breakfast with Santa | December 15 & 16

Santa must love being treated like royalty because he seems to frequent the Royal Sonesta Hotel every year!

Bring your family to the Royal Sonesta Hotel for an extra special holiday breakfast or lunch complete with a delicious buffet, sweet treats, cookie crafts, visits with Santa and his helpers and even a reading of the Night Before Christmas by the big guy himself.

See it: 9a on Saturday and 10:30a on Sunday


Miracle Bar | Through December 24

Say hello to Holiday Cheer at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel Pop Up Christmas Bar, complete with twinkle lights, garlands, carols and plenty of festive cocktails. Order the Run Run Rudolph, How the Gimlet Stole Christmas or the Christmopolitan (all served in festive glassware) and toast to the most wonderful time of year!

See it: Daily through Christmas Eve


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