Arlington’s got plenty to keep you busy this holiday season! Here’s a list of some fun events and activities. Check back, we’ll be updating this regularly. Special note – Free parking in Arlington Center’s two municipal lots on weekends through December.

December 1st

Arlington First Lights at Whittemore Park

Open house at Cyrus Dallin Art Museum, live ice sculpting demonstration, cookies & hot chocolate, candy canes, giveaways, & strolling characters. Lighting of the park and performances by Arlington High School musical groups.

December 2nd-8th

Arlington Friends of the Drama Presents: Light Up the Sky

Arlington Friends of the Drama is a community-based performing arts organization whose mission is to enrich Arlington, Massachusetts and the surrounding towns by creating and presenting an annual season of the highest possible quality theatrical productions, including classics, musicals, dramas, comedies, and special events.

December 2nd & 3rd

The Dance Inn at the Regent Theatre: A Tradition Continues

The Dance Inn has been offering dance classes for ages three to adult since 1983 and performing their Holiday Recital at Arlington’s Showplace for nearly 20 years!

December 3rd, 10th, 17th

The Holiday Artisan Market at The Roasted Granola

Hurry in from 2-5pm on December 3rd, 10th, and 17th to support local artists and get some perfect Holiday gifts!!

December 3rd

Regent Theatre Presents: Ludo Mlado Dance Ensemble

Celebrating 20 Years of Dance

An invitation to unique music, dance, colorful costumes, and the vibrant energy of this Bulgarian dance ensemble based in Boston, MA.

December 7th

Regent Theatre Presents: Mountains on Stage- Winter Edition

A film festival that aims to bring the mountains into cities with a selection of the world’s best films related to skiing, mountaineering, climbing, or paragliding.

December 9th

Serge Clivio: Joy- at the Regent Theatre

Serge Clivio returns home to The Regent Theatre for a third time in his new solo show JOY. JOY is a holiday celebration off the heels of an incredibly victorious year for the young artist. Through overcoming many personal hurdles, Serge brings a show mixed with originals, holiday classics, personal stories and very special guests that all audiences will enjoy.

December 10th

Visitors of all ages can enjoy viewing winter-themed painted windows in business storefronts and are invited to support our Arlington businesses by dining and shopping locally.

December 11th

Regent Theatre Presents: Snow Maiden Musical

A Christmas show for the whole family! Performed in Russian and from the director and promoter of the musical: The Bremen Town Musicians Anton Krylov presents the children’s musical “The Snow Maiden”

December 14th & 15th

Calamari Sisters’ Christmas Carol- Regent Theatre

Cooking, Singing and Dancing with Delphine and Carmela. The Plus-Sized Calamari Pair are back with more food, fun, dance and song than a sleigh full of presents.

December 19th- 21st

White Christmas: The Sing-A-Long version of the iconic Christmas movie!

Song-and-dance men (Bing Crosby & Danny Kaye) team up with a sister act (Rosemary Clooney & Vera-Ellen)

December 22nd

Samara Joy: A Joyful Holiday- Regent Theatre

Winner of the prestigious Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition… Samara Joy has announced a string of ’22 Tour Dates that includes Arlington’s Showplace of Entertainment!

December 26th-29th

At the Regent Theatre: Sing-A-Long “Sound of Music”

A Family Holiday Tradition! The Sing-A-Long version takes this movie classic to new heights of interaction as the audience co-stars with the iconic movie’s cast! Learn more 

December 31st

U.R.O. on New Year’s Eve

Tradition returns…Join Alan, Anthony, Christie, Curtis, Fatima, Jeff, Kyle, Laura, Lola, Maria, Mark, Michael, Mike, Sal and Siobhan – drink a toast to times long past (Auld Lang Syne!) and to the future of classic rock!