5 fun things to do in Boston this week – Metro US

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week Wahlburgers

Looking to have a bit of fun before all the stress of the holidays? We’ve got you covered. From ugly sweater parties to hanging tough with the Wahlbergs, here are the best things to do in Boston this week.

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week ugly sweater party

Wahlburgers Dorchester Block Party

The Wahlbergs are coming home for the holidays! In honor of the new Wahlburgers location opening in their hometown of Dorchester on Monday, the famed Boston family is throwing an epic block party to celebrate. The festivities will include food from the Wahlburgers food truck, Santa’s sleigh and maybe an appearance by a Wahlberg or two. Wahlburgers will also be collecting unwrapped toys for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester. Dec. 17, 4:30 p.m., Boston South Bay, 8 Allstate Rd., Boston, wahlburgers.com

Brewers at Christmas Kick-Off Party

Join City Tap House for a special holiday party on Monday night. The event will include Christmas carolers, contests, plus a raffle featuring a swag bag of prizes from each of the breweries that’ll be on tap during the venue’s Brewers of Christmas series throughout the holiday season. Proceeds will go to benefit the Pine Street Inn Homeless Shelter. Dec. 17, 5 p.m., City Tap House 10 Boston Wharf Rd., Boston, boston.citytap.com

Sexy Santa Party

The Grand is throwing a sultry take on a holiday party with their bash set for Monday night. Festive attire is encouraged, while TriAngels will be on hand to bring the beats. Dec. 17, 10 p.m., The Grand, 58 Seaport Blvd. Suite 300, Boston, free with RSVP, 21+, thegrandboston.com

Ugly Sweater Party

The holidays are here, which means it’s time to break out your ugly sweaters. Join the Boston Children’s Museum for their Boston Grown-Ups Museum night on Wednesday. Enjoy trivia, games, plus a chance to win prizes if you decide to enter the ugly sweater contest. Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m., Boston Children’s Museum 308 Congress St., Boston, $30, 21+, bostonchildrensmuseum.org

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

For one night only, the Moscow Ballet will be in Boston for a special performance of the Nutcracker. See this breathtaking holiday show when it takes over the Wang Theatre on Wednesday night. Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., $43.75+, bochcenter.org

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