Watch Frog Pond Skating Spectacular, Cheers Bar, Walk to Ice Sculptures @ Copley

Frog Pond Skating Spectacular
At First Night Boston
New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2013 at 6:00pm
Watch world-class figure skating ice show featuring national and international figure skating champions, synchronized skating and Theatre On Ice teams. Ring in the New Year with friends and family!
5:45p: Get the best viewing spot to see the performance. Meet by the frog sculptures.

6:50p: Go  to eat and drink at the famous Cheers Pub (Bull and Finch), 84 Beacon St. 


If you miss the skating, meet us at the pub. Ask hostess to seat you with Boston Walking Group.

 7p and 7:10p: Step outside to watch the fireworks if you're not too cold.

7:50p or so: Walk to Copley Square to see Ice Sculptures and projections on the Boston Public Library. The Liberty Mutual Public Stage is here too for music. 700 Boylston St.

Meet at the frogs outside the Tadpole Playground

How to get to the Frog Pond, Boston.

MBTA Green Line – Park Street or Boylston stations
MBTA Red Line – Park Street station
MBTA Silver Line – SL5: Boylston Street station
For more information on planning your specific MBTA route, visit the MBTA Trip Planner


Walk to Bull and Finch Cheers Pub for dinner:

Charles St toward Beacon St. to 84 BEACON ST. (just past River Street). 

Walk to Copley for Ice Sculptures:

Continue on Beacon a few feet.

L onto Arlington St just past Beaver St.

R onto Boylston St to Copley Square.

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  • Suzanne S

    Beantown Brewery was nice, got in about 6 miles walking all over Boston.

    1 · January 1, 2014

    • Kim

      Fun event. Thanks for organizing!

      January 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm going to be 15-20 minutes late. Where can I join up with the group?

    December 31, 2013

  • Max T

    Meanwhile, there is a free organ concert at Old South Church, 3:30 pm.

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Dena

    There will be so many at frog pond.... where are we meeting at frog pond... which side....

    December 31, 2013

    • Suzanne S

      See the photo below meeting at the frog sculptures near the tadpole playground.

      December 31, 2013

  • Suzanne S

    Reviews from Yelp say Historic Cheers Bull and Finch is no longer good. So other options are Rockbottom Brewery which is a craftbrew chain and Beantown Brewery. All 3 are nearby.
    Suggestions welcome.

    1 · December 31, 2013

  • Beth

    Sorry I won't be able to make it. Happy new year!

    December 31, 2013

  • Grace K.

    Sorry I have to cancel-it sounds like such fun! Have a great time.

    December 30, 2013

    • Suzanne S

      Sorry you can't make it Grace. See you soon.

      December 30, 2013

  • Sue S.

    I'll be at the ice skating but I'm going to have to pass on the dinner and sculptures.

    December 30, 2013

    • Suzanne S

      Sure, come for whatever part interests you.

      December 30, 2013

  • Grace K.

    I'm going to try to make it-sounds wonderful

    December 21, 2013

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