Best of November: Top Things To Do in Boston with Kids

Among the best things to do in Boston with kids—enjoy Free Entrance Days in the National Parks this November! Photo courtesy  of Mass Audubon
Among the best things to do in Boston with kids—enjoy Free Entrance Days in the National Parks this November! Photo courtesy of Mass Audubon

The best of November is here, and the top things to do in Boston with kids span two seasons! This month, fall beauty transitions into the excitement for approaching holidays and winter days. Thankfully, there are tons of terrific things to do in Boston with kids. Families can line up for the 2022 Boston Veterans Parade to honor those who have served. Kids can experience America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration in Plymouth or chow down at the New England Harvest Feast

The cool, crisp weather is an ideal time to enjoy free admission to National Parks or get outside for a Green Friday hike the day after Thanksgiving. Visits with Santa are also starting this month, with The Polar Express in Woonsocket, RI and The Train to Christmas Town on Cape Cod. Another event high on our list is the long-awaited 'Twas the Night Before Christmas performance from Cirque du Soleil.

Find more top things to do with our list of best fall activities and our Day Trip and Weekend Getaways Guide, and get a jump on tickets for some amazing Polar Express and Christmas Trains.

We’re adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so make sure to check it frequently. 

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The Chocolate Expo
Shriners Auditorium - 10:00 AM Pick
2nd Annual WinterFEST
- various times Pick
Sensory-Friendly Museum Hour
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum - 9:00 AM
Snowy Owl Prowl
Crane Beach on the Crane Estate - 10:00 AM
Hot Chocolate Hike at Appleton Farms
Appleton Farms - 11:00 AM
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