Downtown Boston Holiday Market: Home for the Holidays

December 18, 2014 10:00 AM

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Photo Credit: Down Town Boston Market

Photo Credit: Down Town Boston Market

Downtown Boston Holiday Market
459 Washington Street
Boston MA, 02111

Let’s be honest- Who really, genuinely enjoys the holidays? Okay, maybe husky dudes with white beards and beer bellies, whose prime time it is to cash in on their Santaesthetics. Besides that small group, the stress of gift-giving and the consequential impossible crowds of anxiety-ridden shoppers diagnose most of us with a bad case of the dreaded Holidays.

Grinches, here’s your savior: The Downtown Boston Holiday Market.

Though the DBHM has been around for 7 years, it is now open at a new location in Downtown Crossing, across from Macy’s. Since Google Maps can’t find it, you’re just going to have to trust us—it’s definitely worth finding.

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Procrastinators, rejoice! Finish all of your holiday shopping in one location. Once you arrive, you’ll be overwhelmed with festive joy and cheer in the form of tasty treats and ecstasy in the form of a variety of awesome shops (and no, this isn’t a weird new form of E).

With spots like the B&B Glass Studio, selling beautiful blown glass sculptures, and NuraBella Jewelry, selling one of a kind wire-wrapped jewelry, you’re sure to find the perfect unique gift for that friend who seemingly has everything. Send your mom to spa-land without breaking the bank with candles from McCrea’s, then pop on over to Alex’s Ugly Sauce stand and grab a gift guaranteed to spice up that lucky recipient’s life.

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For you parental units out there, feel free to bring along the little ones. 12:00pm to 2:00pm through December 23rd, kids can take a picture with that oh so plump, bearded dude we were talking about earlier, also known as “Santa”.

Seriously could the holidays get any better than a fat man, hot sauce, some candles and jewels? Sounds like your typical Friday night, right? Holidays cured.

By Amanda Blum

Amanda Blum writes and edits E.S.P. Eat. See. Play. lifestyle content for Boston.