Marshall St. pubs near Quincy Faneuil Hall, Boston, Ma.
View of Faneuil Hall from Government Center, Boston, Ma.
Irish Eyes in lower level of Faneuil Hall, Boston, Ma.

St. Patrick's Day in Boston's Quincy Market

Quincy Market & Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

St. Patrick's Day in Boston's Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall

If you are looking for Irish gifts, jewelry and accessories, as well as a lively pub, consider Quincy Market and nearby Marshall St. for a festive celebration of St. Patrick's Day in Boston. Visit the pushcarts, Irish Eyes and Stuck on Stickpins for lovely Irish gifts, pins, hats and souvenirs. The Black Rose Pub has Irish music and food in a pub atmosphere. This year, Ned Devine's Irish Pub in Quincy Market is hosting Irish music and step dancing as scheduled for Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th, 2018. Although historic Faneuil Hall is closed for renovations, Quincy Market eateries and shops are open. See our Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall page for more information and helpful links to shops, pubs and restaurants, and accommodations. (More)

The Black Rose Pub, State St. steps from Quincy Market, Boston, Ma.
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Outdoor Ice Skating

Ice skating outdoors is a fun, invigorating activity for young and old alike. It is great exercise and brings a new appreciation for hot chocolate when you leave the ice. Snow on the trees adds to the beauty of these outdoor scenes, and most rinks are inexpensive or free. Many offer skate rentals too. These Scenic Shopping locales offer outdoor ice skating when the weather gets cold. Check these links to websites or call before heading out!

Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink, Boston Common, Boston, Ma.
North Conway Village with view of Cranmore Mountain Resort, Main St., White Mtn. Hwy., North Conway, N.H.

Downhill & Cross Country Skiing

Here are just a few of the Scenic Shopping towns that have nearby downhill skiing, cross country skiing or both.

Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, N.H.
Bank Square Books, Mystic, Ct.
Mystery On Main St. bookstore, Brattleboro, Vt.
Concord Bookshop, Concord, Massachusetts

Indie Book Stores

Snuggle up this winter with recommended reads from the staff of these independent bookstores in Scenic Shopping towns. These indies are open year round and also have online stores. Check with the booksellers to confirm shipping dates. You can find new, used, rare and special interest books among these sellers.