First night is back in a big way, for the first time really since 2019, and ready to ring in 2023 with a full schedule of exciting performances and fun for the whole family. Festivities usually kick off around noon on New Year’s Eve, and you can expect live music at the BPL, a parade through Back Bay, ice sculptures displayed in Copley Square, a "skating spectacular" on the Common's Frog Pond and, of course, fireworks at the strike of midnight. For more details, check out the full itinerary online.
Whether you’re excitedly leaving 2022 in the rearview or celebrating the end of the best year ever, New Year’s Eve is all about new possibilities and what’s to come. Make 2023 your year with celebrations around Boston for every personality, whether you’re looking for an epic party, a romantic dinner or early activities for the kids, we’ve found the best ways to mark new beginnings. Boston will be a buzzing place to be come December 31. Read on for everything to do in Boston and beyond on New Year’s Eve this year.
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