It happens only once a year! Don’t miss your chance to see Tanglewood on Parade - an annual tradition not to be missed! With heart pumping music and booming fireworks, see it again or for the very first time!
Day 1 - The Boston Pops in the Berkshires (D)
Journey to the picturesque Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts, arriving in time to check into the Berkshire Plaza Hotel, your home for the night. Then it’s off to an early dinner at the Cork ‘N Hearth Restaurant. Bring your appetite for hearty, American fare before heading to Tanglewood for the evening performance! Tonight, be swept away by the annual tradition, Tanglewood on Parade! Taking place only once a year, The Boston Pops, The Boston Symphony Orchestra and The Tanglewood Orchestra all come together on one stage, for a single, extended concert. The traditional Tanglewood on Parade finale will take your breath away as Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture booms throughout the venue set to spectacular fireworks. This is a sight not to be missed, again or for the first time! Witness this incredible extravaganza from your excellent seats “Under The Shed.”
Day 2 - A Berkshire Bounty (B, L)
Experience the quintessential New England nature of the Berkshires with a visit to the Yankee Candle Village in South Deerfield, MA. Visit the candlemaking museum, all-year Christmas shop and more! Explore this quaint shopping village featuring famous brands and small artisinal boutiques. A new discovery is found around every corner! For a taste of New England, we’ll visit the Salem Cross Inn, named “Best of New England” by Yankee magazine. The Inn is known for its gorgeous setting and mouth-watering, 1700s style, fireplace feasts . Witness the Inn’s baker prepare their deep-dish apple pie from scratch right before your eyes. Lend a hand with the baking or at the hearth, or just sit back and relax in colonial comfort while enjoying cheese, crackers and fresh lemonade. Be sure to leave plenty of room for your meal prepared in the fieldstone fireplace, finished with apple pie and mounds of fresh made whipped cream!