CAMBRIDGE, MA (Holiday 2021) -- CambridgeSide has announced an exciting lineup of events for Holiday 2021. Throughout the holidays shoppers are welcome to enjoy festive activities, visit GoPixelYourself an “Instagrammable Museum” showcasing holiday vignettes, send letters to Santa and engage in wonderful opportunities to help make the holidays brighter for local children in need.


“We are excited to welcome visitors to enjoy the magic of the season while they get their holiday shopping done,” says Melissa LaVita, Senior Marketing Director of CambridgeSide. “We have something for everyone, from a holiday musical performance, festive photo spots, to special ways to make the season brighter for our neighbors in need,” she adds.


Holiday Happenings at CambridgeSide


Holiday Photo Spots Throughout the Center
Free holiday photos spots are nestled throughout CambridgeSide this season for shoppers to snap a festive memento of their visit.

GoPixelYourself located at CambridgeSide is new selfie museum featuring an immersive video experience. A selection of the 13 rooms will feature a festive twist for the holiday season. Tickets available at


The Salvation Army Angel Tree
Tuesday, November 30 through Friday, December 17, 2021
Help make a child’s holiday wishes come true. Be an angel to a child in need and donate to The Salvation Army Angel Tree at CambridgeSide on Level 1. Select an ornament from the tree, each featuring a child’s name, age and special gift wish. Your generous donation of these gifts will provide a helping hand to area families this holiday season. Virtual donations are also being accepted.

Send a Letter to Santa
Now through Friday, December 24, 2021
Santa wants to hear from you! Visit Santa’s Mailbox at CambridgeSide near the Welcome Center on Level 1. Write a special note to Santa and put it in his mailbox with delivery straight to the North Pole!


Kendall Square Orchestra Performance
Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join us on Level 2 as Kendall Square Orchestra presents “Winter Melodies”, featuring classical music selections from a diverse set of seasonal traditions. Event is free to attend but registration is encouraged, visit


Shop, Sip & Stay at Kimpton Marlowe Hotel and CambridgeSide
Stay at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, directly connected CambridgeSide, for a wonderful holiday shop, sip & stay package including  an overnight stay in newly renovated guest room, nightly valet parking, dining credit for to-go breakfast, cocktails in Bambara or Kimpton Marlowe’s Miracle pop-up bar, and a CambridgeSide swag bag with a $25 gift card to use at the center, coupon book, and a sweet & savory treat from Bambara's executive chef. Partial proceeds from this package benefit The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless A Bed for Every Child, a program that provides beds to children in need. This package is available for stays from Nov. 1 – Dec. 23, 2021.


The reimagined CambridgeSide is a place to shop, dine, work, indulge and relax in Cambridge, MA, just steps from downtown Boston. CambridgeSide features one great waterfront location with shops, restaurants and planned future office, lab, residential and additional retail, restaurants and green spaces. CambridgeSide’s mix of retailers includes Apple, H&M, Superdry, Sephora, Best Buy, T.J. Maxx and more. The diverse mix of restaurants boasts Massachusetts’ first World of Beer and The Cheesecake Factory, in addition to over 14 other eateries. GoPixelYourself is a new selfie museum featuring an immersive video experience. CambridgeSide is located near top tourism attractions including the Museum of Science and Charles Riverboat. CambridgeSide is handicapped and MBTA accessible (Green Line T to Lechmere Station or Red Line T to Kendall Square to the free CambridgeSide Shuttle Bus), and offers attached, covered parking. For directions and information, call 617-621-8666 or visit CambridgeSide is a New England Development shopping destination.


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