Holiday Wander

Thursdays, December 4th, 11th, and 18th

Join our businesses on Thursday evenings to take advantage of all the Village has to offer, as well as a scavenger hunt for great prizes, and lots of fun village-wide events, including:

  • Three nights of late night shopping (with many businesses extending their hours and offering special deals)

Live music around the Village

Free family-friendly activities

For a complete listing of Holiday Wander events, click here.


Get Involved in Your Neighborhood

Roslindale Village Main Street has lots of volunteer opportunities, from helping at specific events to planning the future of Roslindale.

Staying informed is essential to being an active participant in your community. Get your updates on what's happening in Roslindale Village from fun events and programs, to headlines in local publications and community meetings. Come to the Community News section of our website to get started and then sign up for our e-Newsletter.

For more information on volunteering, read more here.

Winter FM BannerWinter Farmers Market

Roslindale Village Main Street is so happy to announce the inaugural season of the Winter Farmers Market! The market will be held on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Sons of Italy Hall on 30 Birch Street from January 3rd through March 28th.


Learn more at our Open House at the Sons of Italy on Thursday, December 4th, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.

TreeHoliday Tree Lighting & Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 29th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 29th marks the 30th Anniversary of the Roslindale Holiday Tree Lighting! This much-loved event always draws a crowd to enjoy performances, crafts, ornament art projects for the kids, and Santa's arrival on the Ladder 16 fire truck. November 29th is also Small Business Saturday, a national campaign to help spur business for neighborhood merchants. Special deals will be available for American Express cardholders as well as chances to win $25 American Express gift cards, so be on the lookout for raffle boxes at your favorite businesses.

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Bostonians voted and the results are in! Roslindale businesses once again have proven they offer patrons the best of Boston!

Here are the local winners of Boston A-List's annual poll: Roslindale Fish Market, Sophia's Grotto, Tony's Market, Roslindale Farmers Market, Shanti, Taste of India, Birch St. House & Garden Joanne Rossman - Purveyor of the Unnecessary & the Irresistible, Boston Cheese Cellar, Fornax, The Pet Cabaret, Dandelions Flower Shop, and Village Sushi


Rozzie Bucks

Roslindale Village Main Street is offering Rozzie Bucks in $5, $10, and $50 notes! We are also making Rozzie Bucks available for purchase at the RVMS office.

Think of it like buying a gift certificate to a mall -- except these Rozzie Bucks are the gift of shopping local in our Village.


Petco Campaign FAQ


We've been getting a lot of great feedback from residents and business owners on all sides of this issue. We think it's great that we have a community that is so engaged! Based on this feedback, RVMS has created an FAQ sheet to further define this issue and where we stand on it. Read the full FAQ sheet here.


Introducing the Main&Me Roslindale App


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RVMS is excited to introduce the Main&Me Roslindale app: a free app specifically designed to help you discover new items, sales, and special events offered by independent Roslindale businesses! The app has been developed through a partnership between RVMS, the Office of Business Development, and Main&Me. It will help you discover the best of Roslindale - just in time for holiday shopping - with the tap of a finger! Check out an article featuring the app here and download Main&Me in the iTunes app store today.

  • Get the latest RVMS news
  • Show your support
  • Learn about volunteer opportunities

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Roslindale Village Main Street Care about our business community and want to be a part of shaping the future of Roslindale Village? Come to the Petco Community Meeting on Tuesday, December 2nd, at 7:00 pm at the Roslindale Community Center. All voices welcome! https://www.facebook.com/events/316073205255356/ Come early to learn about this and similar issues that can affect our neighborhood as well as listen to some great local music and eat some local snacks. For more information visit our website: https://www.facebook.com/events/316073205255356/

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Alan H Niebanck Poster of Roslindale store fronts available at the Farmers Market tomorrow. See a slide show of all the images at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6twnYZ20sIM

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Alan Niebanck Photography This is the latest collage of Roslindale store fronts and other places of interest. They will be available at my stand this Saturday at the Farmers Market. Here is a slideshow of each individual image in the collage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6twnYZ20sIM

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