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Holiday Gift Drive & Black FridAY Celebration

Fri, Nov 26  |  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The best gifts are the ones you give.
This Black Friday, do some shopping, have some fun & give back to the local community.

Bring the fam to Arsenal Yards on Friday, November 26th and enjoy live music, complimentary games, crafts & more.
Plus, we are encouraging customers to bring unwrapped Gift Donations to the Watertown Boys & Girls Club.

Schedule Includes:

11:00AM - 4:00PM
Gift Drive for the Watertown Boys & Girls Club
Help us gather gifts for our community's kids by dropping off a gift in the River Green. All gift donations will go toward children and families at the Watertown Boys & Girls Club
Top Requested Gifts Include: Craft Kits, Science Kits, Legos, Sports Balls, Art Supplies, Pop Its, Barbie Toys, Toy Cars.
Gift Cards are also great (including Amazon and Visa).
All gifts should be dropped off unwrapped.

Please drop off all gifts at the Holiday Tree located in the River Green between 11:00AM - 4:00PM
(in between Shake Shack & Buttermilk & Bourbon)

We appreciate any donation you are able to make to support our community.

11:00AM - 3:00PM
Crafts & Games for Kids
*Please note, due to the weather forecasted for Friday, 11/26, limited games and crafts will be available.*
Take a little shopping break and meet us in the River Green for some festive crafts for kids and games for all ages!
Challenge the fam to a round of cornhole or giant Connect-4 or go old-school with board games like Sorry! and Candy Land - who will be the winner?!

Crafts are available while supplies last, one craft per child.

12:00 - 4:00PM
Live music in the River Green
*Please note, due to the weather forecasted for Friday, 11/26 the live music is subject to the rain and may end early*

Pick up takeout of your choice and meet us in the River Green for an afternoon of live music by two local favorites.
12:00 - 2:00PM with Joe Carson
2:00 - 4:00PM with Julia Chisholm

BONUS: warm up with a sweet treat thanks to Roche Bros. available from 12:00PM - 4:00PM in Bond Sq.!
one per person, while supplies last

*All activities are outside and subject to weather. Arsenal Yards reserves the right to postpone any activities due to inclement weather. Any changes to the schedule will be posted on our website.*

Special Events & Promotions:

City Works
Rock 'n Roll Brunch at City Works is making a special appearance for Friday, November 26th! Book a reservation to enjoy fan-favs like biscuits & gravy and french toast.
Plus, City Works will be tapping their Bourbon County Stout on Black Friday, a coveted favorite! Make sure you try it out before it's all tapped out.
Book a Reservation Here

Gap Factory
Enjoy 50-70% off in-store, plus a free logo sweatshirt with every $75 purchase.
Store hours: 8:00am - 8:00pm
exclusions may apply see store for details

Majestic 7
Looking for something to do with the whole fam? Catch a movie at Majestic 7 like Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Disney's Encanto & more!
For showtimes & tickets, click here.

Find something for everyone on your list with the most-wanted brands and more savings from gift-worthy names.
Store hours: 7:00am - 10:00pm

Nike Unite
Shop Nike, for a little something for every one on your list.
Store hours: 7:00am - 9:00pm
see store for details

Old Navy
Enjoy 50% off everything* and $8 PJ pants.
Store hours: 7:00am - 10:00pm
*exclusions may apply see store for details

Pure Barre
Purchase $85, get $15 free
Purchase $120, get $20 free
Purchase $150, get $30 free
Spend $500, get $100 free
Promotions are for all Pure Barre fans, members and non-members alike!
Check out the upcoming class schedule, and learn more here.

Ulta Beauty
Shop deals you don't want to miss including 50% off select products, gift with purchase & more!
Store hours: 6:00am - 10:00pm
learn more here and see store for details

And stay tuned for opening details for Too Tempted, coming (very) soon!

For all restaurants & retailer at Arsenal Yards, click here.


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Parking & directions

Arsenal Yards is approximately a 10-minute drive from Harvard Square and approximately a 15-minute drive from Copley Square. Other areas will find it easily accessible from the Mass Pike or Fresh Pond Parkway, among many routes available to Watertown’s East End. Once on site, ample free parking is available. Traveling via public transportation? MBTA bus route 70 stops right on site and can be picked up at the Central Square Red Line T stop.