New Year's Eve FREE Ice Sculpture Stroll

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Boston Harbor Now is proud to announce the return of the Boston Harbor Ice Sculpture Stroll, our largest stroll ever! The Downtown Waterfront and Harborwalk will be transformed into a magical, winter wonderland on Monday, December 31st from 1-4PM for our sixth annual Ice Sculpture Stroll! Grab a map, visit all 16 Ice Sculptures, and snap your posts to enter in a Waterfront 'Staycation' Giveaway Contest. See below on how to enter!

Wind your way down the waterfront through the trail of interactive ice sculptures this New Year’s Eve. Come and see some of your seasonal favorites and some new designs hosted by Boston’s waterfront properties:

  • Battery Wharf Hotel – 3 Battery Wharf, Boston 02109

  • The Bostonian Hotel – 26 North St, Boston, MA 02109

  • Pilot House & The Barr Foundation – 32 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110 (NEW)

  • The Greenway Carousel – The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove, Boston, MA 02114 (NEW)

  • Boston Harbor Island Welcome Center – 191w Atlantic Avenue, Boston 02110

  • New England Aquarium – 1 Central Wharf, Boston 02110

  • Boston Harbor Hotel – 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston 02110

  • International Place – 1 International Place, Boston 02110

  • Atlantic Wharf – 280 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210 (NEW)

  • Envoy Hotel – 70 Sleeper Street, Boston 02210

  • LL Bean – 56 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210 (NEW)

  • YOTEL Boston – 65 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210 (NEW)

  • Moakley Courthouse – 1 Courthouse Way, Boston, MA 02210 (NEW)

  • Courthouse Square – 60 Seaport Boulevard, Boston 02210

  • Fan Pier – ONE Marina Park Drive, Boston, MA 02210

  • Seaport Common – 85 Northern Avenue, Boston 02210

  • Seaport Place – 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston 02210

Ice Sculpture Stroll 2019 Map Coming Soon!


Harborwalk Walking Tour – Friends of the Boston Harborwalk
When: December 31, 1pm – 2pm
Where: Leventhal Room at the Boston Harbor Hotel
Register Here

Vintage Harbor Map Tour – Boston Harbor Hotel
When: December 31, 11am-12pm
Where: Boston Harbor Hotel Magellan Map Room
Registration Coming Soon

Touch-a-Truck featuring Boston Firehouse Museum – Envoy Hotel
When: December 31, 1pm-4pm
Where: 70 Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210

First Day Hike
When: January 1, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Where: Old North Church to Bunker Hill Monument
Registration Coming Soon


Enter to win a Staycation Giveaway prize package valued at over $1000 by visiting the waterfront this New Year's Eve. Prize include an overnight stay at a luxury hotel property, meal vouchers to area restaurant, a winter cruise and other exciting local experiences.

To enter:

  1. Post a photo of yourself with any participating Waterfront Ice Sculpture Stroll ice sculptures OR Harbor midnight fireworks.
  2. Tag @BostonHarborNow or #NYEBostonHarbor in that photo on social media (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram).


  • Register via this Eventbrite page and be automatically entered into the raffle drawing for the Staycation Giveaway prize package.
  • One entry per Eventbrite account will qualify.

Random drawing for the winner will be done from all qualified entries on Thursday January 3, 2019 at 12:00 PM.


Boston Harbor Now is proud to have partnered with over a dozen waterfront organizations, businesses, and entities to bring this beloved tradition back this season. We wish to thank these partners for their contribution and support:

City of Boston
Friends of Christopher Columbus Park
Wharf District Council
First Night Boston / Conventures
The Barr Foundation
Battery Wharf Hotel
The Bostonian Boston
Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park
Boston Harbor Hotel
Boston Properties / Atlantic Wharf
Brookline Ice Co.
Envoy Hotel
Fan Pier / CBRE New England / The Fallon Company
International Place, The Chiofaro Company
LL Bean
Moakley Courthouse
New England Aquarium
Pilot House
Rose Kennedy Greenway
Seaport Place
Tango Seaport
WS Development
YOTEL Boston

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