Holiday Magic in Western Mass

The most wonderful time of the year is here! There are so many great ways to celebrate the holidays in Western Mass.

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Yankee Candle Village

Nothing says “holidays” quite like a trip to Yankee Candle Village in South Deerfield. You can find gifts for everyone on your list, stroll through the Bavarian Village, create your own candles, and even visit with Santa himself.


Grinchmas at Springfield Museums

Grinchmas is an annual celebration at the Springfield Museums, where The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden help celebrate Springfield native Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. You can visit The Grinch in his Grotto and check out the exhibit Gingerbread: In the Land of Sugar & Suess.

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Bright Nights

Experience the magic of being surrounded by thousands of holiday lights! Bright Nights is back for its 29th season at Forest Park. Drive through the countless displays or join them for one of their upcoming events, including the Bright Nights 5K.

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Deerfield Inn Horse-drawn Carriage Rides

For select weekends this winter, you and 5 guests can go on a horse-drawn carriage ride from the Deerfield Inn.  Space is limited. Make your reservation today!

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Student Prince Carolers

Get in the Holiday spirit with The Famous Fort Carolers at Student Prince. Make it a family tradition and reserve your table today!

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Ice Skating at MGM

Take a few laps around the beautiful outdoor ice rink at MGM Springfield. Open Wednesdays-Sundays this holiday season, you won’t to miss out on this classic winter activity!

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Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage

On December 3rd, lace up your sneakers and celebrate Safe Passage, the Hampshire County organization addressing domestic violence! This is the 20th annual Hot Chocolate Run. Whether you walk, run, or volunteer, you can help raise funds to support the survivors of domestic violence.

Explore Western Mass this Holiday season!  Come with the family, friends or as a couple. Western Mass is waiting for you!

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