Your North Shore Holiday Guide

From Hanukkah happenings to Santa sightings, we have all your holiday family fun on the North Shore

By Cheryl Lachendro - Macaroni Kid North Shore & Merrimack Valley November 18, 2022

It's time for holiday family fun on the North Shore and we can hardly wait! We are lucky to have so many holiday attractions and events on the North Shore and in surrounding areas where families have been making memories for years. From Santa sightings to Hanukkah happenings to craft fairs... Macaroni KID North Shore has all the details for you and your family to make the most of this holiday season on the North Shore.

Last updated: 11/17/22

Macaroni KID North Shore is adding holiday events regularly as we find them, so check back often for updates! Have an event to submit to our calendar? Submit events here!

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Hanukkah happenings on the North Shore- To be posted Soon

Hanukkah recipes, games and books we love:

Sweet Potato Latkes

6 Books About Hanukkah For Kids

How to Play Dreidel

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Santa sightings and Holiday Events on the North Shore MA

See Santa and Experience Holiday events on the North Shore: 

πŸŽ…πŸ½ Santa at Northshore Mall (Peabody)

✨ ZooLights will Shine Brightly at Stone Zoo This Holiday Season (Stoneham)

🌲 Sea Festival of Trees (Salisbury)

πŸŽ…πŸ» Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration & Tours (Gloucester)

🌲 Ipswich Humane Society’s  Annual Tree Jubilee at Marini Farm (Ipswich)

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Santa’s Arrival & πŸŽ„ Holiday Tree Lighting (Salem)

🌲Small Business Saturday, Custom Ornaments & Hot Cocoa Bar (Amesbury)

🀢🏼 Story Time With Mrs. Claus (Amesbury)

🌲  Salem Holiday Craft Fair (Salem)

πŸŽ„Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting (Peabody)

πŸŽ…πŸ½ 2022 Beverly Holiday Parade (Beverly)

🌲 Annual Parade of Trees Festival (Danvers)

πŸŽ…πŸ½ 2022 Christmas by the Sea in Manchester - Holiday Stroll (Manchester-by-the-Sea)

πŸ•― Winter Lights on Cape Ann (Gloucester, Essex, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Rockport)

πŸŽ…πŸ½ Deck the Docks (Gloucester)

🌲 Christmas at Gordon 2022 - Campus Lighting Festival (Wenham)

🌲Joppa Dance Company Presents- Nutcrackah! (Newburyport)

β˜ƒοΈ  48th Annual Holiday Craft Fair  (Rowley)

🌲 Holidays on the Hill (Beverly)

🌲 A Holiday Spectacular presented by the BoSoma Youth Company (Beverly)

πŸŽ…πŸ½Salem Holiday Trolley (Salem)

β˜ƒοΈThrough the Wardrobe: A Winter Wonderland Panto! (Newburyport)

πŸ›Holiday Market at Riverwalk Brewing (Newburyport)

🩰 The Nutcracker (Beverly)

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Events where you can celebrate the colder weather with Public Skating:

β›Έ Talbot Ice Rink Public Skating (Gloucester)

β›Έ Public Skating (Peabody)

β›Έ Public Skating at Graf Rink (Newburyport)

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Where to cut your own tree or get a tree on the North Shore MA.

Crane Neck Tree Farm

14 Crane Neck Street, West Newbury

Stevens Tree Farm
73 Mudnock Road, Salisbury

White Gate Christmas Tree Farm
28 Ash Street, West Newbury

Ingraham Christmas Tree Farm
167 Nelson Street, Georgetown

Pre-Cut Trees:

Brooksby Farm
54 Felton St. Peabody

Cider Hill Farm
45 Fern Avenue, Amesbury

Kane’s Flower World
64 Andover Street, Danvers

Marini Farm
259 Linebrook Rd, Ipswich