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“The Holiday Pops 2012 show was a must see!”
Review of The Boston Pops

The Boston Pops
Ranked #48 of 392 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the Charles River Esplanade.
Abington, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The Holiday Pops 2012 show was a must see!”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

I'm never underwhelmed by the Pops. Keith Lockhart and these volunteers consistently shine as one of the hallmark events of the holiday season. I've been going to concerts at Symphony Hall for a decade or more and have never been disappointed. I've seen the holiday show several times and it is a regular stop for my family and friends when they visit at the holidays. You can really tell how hard this group works. We are blessed to have them in Boston!

Visited December 2012
Thank Mark G
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“Holiday Spirits!!”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

My husband's family has gathered together to take in a matinee performance of the Boston Pops Christmas performances for several years. Each year this performance exceeds the year before. Numbers are performed in conjunction with a guest choir intermingled with strictly musical perfomances provide a truly magical experience. If getting the family together during the holidays is desired, consider doing this at a Boston Pops performance. It certainly will be remembered for a very long time to come. And it is guaranteed to be a good time. Would recommend seats at the tables. A variety of drinks and food are available and can be ordered from the wait staff. Portions have grown smaller in recent years, yet are still fresh and worth the ordering. Besides, you won't want to still be eating during the sing-along!

Visited December 2012
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Holiday Pops fabulous”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

3 generations and we all loved it. The kids especially enjoyed Santa and the Sing-a-long. We didn't do the box meal but as in the balcony and finished in time for a dinner out.

Visited December 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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183 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Great fun”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

We saw the Holiday Pops this year, and although very poppy Christmas music isn't always my cup of tea, I have to admit it was a fun night! It's really a wonderful orchestra, and of course something special and unique to do in Boston too. If you're visiting from out of town and the Pops are playing, you don't want to miss them!

Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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“nice evening”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

We saw the holiday pops! What a nice experience. Very magical! Saw many families there, looks like a tradition for lots of people. I think that is part of the charm. The musical selections are beautiful. It is a wonderful holiday activity!

Visited December 2012
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