As the autumn air turns crisp, the Boston Harbor Hotel is gearing up for another season of Winter on the Wharf. For three months this winter, Bostonians, visitors, and adventurers big and small can enjoy all the pleasure of a New England winter at Boston Harbor Hotel with outdoor skating under the rotunda, joyous celebrations, breathtaking waterfront views and timeless winter classics.
Spend your winter days and nights enjoying the food, drink, merriment and spectacle of the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Winter on the Wharf – a premier Boston ice skating spectacle that visitors can enjoy throughout the season with one-of-a-kind special events that are exhilarating, unique, and as temporal as snowflakes on skin.
Join us for a season of ice skating at the Rotunda Rink, daily Frost Tea in Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, and holiday celebrations and activities all season long beginning Friday, November 27, 2015. Winter on the Wharf calendar of events include the following:
November 27, 2015 – February 21, 2016
Monday – Friday: 3pm – 8pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 8pm
Admission: Adults $10, Children $5. Skate Rentals: Adults $10, Children $8.
Boston Harbor Hotel’s seasonal Rotunda Rink will be open to the public daily for ice skating this winter, featuring picturesque views of Boston Harbor and the city skyline. The Boston Harbor Hotel invites families, couples, and adults alike to partake in the beloved New England tradition at the 2,500 square foot ice rink overlooking the Boston Harbor and Rose Kennedy Greenway. The rink will be open to the public daily from November 27, 2015 – February 21, 2016.
Season Opener Celebration
November 27, 2015, noon – 3pm
Boston Harbor Hotel will kick off the 2015 Winter on the Wharf season on Friday, November 27, 2015 with a Season Opener Celebration featuring complimentary skating from noon – 3pm, hot cocoa and a special visit from Santa Claus under the iconic archway for the official launch of the 2015 – 2016 Winter on the Wharf season.
Skating Lesson Saturdays
Saturdays in December, January & February, 9am – 10am
For beginners looking to sharpen their skating skills, Boston Harbor Hotel will offer 4-week Skating Lessons Saturdays in December, January and February. Join expert instructors for one-hour lessons at 9am on Saturday mornings for beginner group lessons. All ages are welcome. $110 per person for four weeks of group lessons, including skate rentals.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer at the Rotunda Rink
Wednesday December 2nd, 3:30 pm – 5pm
Join the Citi Performing Arts Center’s Giant Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer on Wednesday, December 2nd at the Rotunda Rink for an afternoon of skating and festivities from 3pm – 5pm. Guests can enjoy a special meet and greet with members of the cast and are invited into the Boston Harbor Hotel for festive arts and crafts.
Rowes Wharf Sea Grille – Holiday Frost Tea
November 27 – December 25, 2015, 3pm – 4:30pm
Indulge in après-skate at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille with a variety of seasonal sweets, specialty hot cocoa and warming cocktails available all season. Rowes Wharf Sea Grille will also be serving a special Holiday Frost Tea daily November 27 – December 25 from 3:00 – 4:30pm where adults are invited add a little sparkle to their afternoon with a glass of sparkling wine while children sip on hot cocoa and enjoy savory and sweet bites from Chef Daniel Bruce. Advanced reservations are required by calling 617.856.7744. Frost Tea is $49 for adults and $25 for children 12 & under.
Rowes Wharf Health Club & Spa
For those looking to unwind escape to the luxurious Rowes Wharf Health Club & Spa for seasonal treatments including the signature Harbor Stone Massage featuring hot smooth harbor stones that melt away tension and provide a calming sense of balance. With a full menu of services including facials, massages, manicures and pedicures, the Rowes Wharf Spa has the perfect treatment to get you looking and feeling great this holiday season.
In addition to seasonal specials at Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar, Rowes Wharf Sea Grille and Rowes Wharf Bar, guests can enjoy special Christmas brunches, dinners, and New Year’s celebrations at the iconic property with cuisine from acclaimed Boston Harbor Hotel Chef Daniel Bruce. For additional details or to make a reservation please call 617.439.7000. Holiday dining special events include:
Kick off the holiday with an expertly prepared Christmas Eve Dinner at Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar with a delectable four-course menu prepared by Chef Daniel Bruce. From 4pm – 8pm guests can cozy up with classic holiday dishes like the Roasted Colorado Lamb Chop with minted petit potatoes, black garlic and rabe, and Cabernet Braised Prime Short Ribs with truffle oil, roasted tri-color carrots, and Tuscan kale. $115 for adults, $175 with wine pairings, and $55 for children 12 & under.
Enjoy a bountiful Christmas Day Brunch in the scenic Atlantic Room from 10:30AM – 3:30PM featuring a full spread of holiday specials and seasonal dishes from Chef Daniel Bruce. Guests can enjoy a variety of brunch favorites while enjoying picturesque views of Boston Harbor on December 25, 2015. $98 for adults and $50 for children 12 & under.
Chef Daniel Bruce is hosting the ultimate Christmas Day Dinner at Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar featuring a four-course menu of decadent holiday offerings and harbor views from the recently renovated restaurant on the second floor of Boston Harbor Hotel. Guests can enjoy classic dishes including Lavender Roasted Vermont Pheasant with ballotine of thigh and acorn squash mash ($30) and Aged Gouda Agnolotti Pasta with wild boar and fennel Bolognese ($17). Cheers to the holiday season with wine pairings from Boston Harbor Hotel Sommelier Nicholas Daddona. $115 for adults, $175 with wine pairings, and $55 children 12 & under; available 4pm – 8pm.
Family Staycation – Boston Harbor Hotel Overnight Packages
Enjoy the ultimate family staycation at the Boston Harbor Hotel this winter with special packages featuring tickets to the top family shows in town this season presented by Citi Performing Arts Center. Packages include an overnight stay for up to four guests (2 adults, 2 children) at the 5-star waterfront property, four tickets to the performance of your choice (pending dates selected), overnight parking, and breakfast at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille (2 adults, 2 children). Choose from the following dates and performances:
Elf The Broadway Musical: November 20 – 22, November 27- 29, December 4-6
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical: December 4-6
Once The Musical: December 11 & 12, December 18 – 20, December 26 & 27
For prices and additional details visit www.bhh.com or call 617-439-7000.
For additional information on Winter on the Wharf events and specials please call 617.439.7000 or visit www.bhh.com or www.winteronthewharf.com.