There are lots of great fairs and festivals scheduled for the upcoming months! Saying there’s something for everyone is an understatement. Here are a few to consider…
Foxborough Founders Day
(Foxborough – June 9, 2018)
Head on over to Foxborough to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this Founder’s Day celebration. Highlights include fireworks, a parade, inline hockey tournaments, live music, craft and vendor booths and more. There’s even a “wagon and doll carriage parade” for the little ones.
Arts Alive Festival
(Falmouth – June 15, 16, 17, 2018)
If you can’t get enough of live theater performances, the 2018 Arts Alive Festival is definitely for you! The highlight of this event is 60 performances that cover dance, music, theater and the spoken word. There’s also a wide variety of artisans and other craftspeople selling their creations. Admission is free!
Mac n’ Cheese Festival
(Templeton – July 14, 2018)
This festival is on the smaller side. However, if you love macaroni and cheese you won’t want to miss it! Kids will love the superhero games and the rock climbing stations. There’s music, a tug-o-war, Chinese auctions, special guests and mountains and mountains of ooey-gooey macaroni and cheese. Free admission.
(Lancaster – August 10, 11, 12, 2018)
Make plans to spend the day at the 136th annual Bolton Fair. You definitely won’t regret it! Honestly, there’s almost too much to mention. Fun highlights include livestock exhibits and shows, midway rides, chainsaw carving, pig racing, craft vendors, monster truck shows, live music and more.
King Richard’s Faire
(Carver –Weekends September 1st – October 21st, 2018 Monday, September, 3rd Labor Day & October 8th Columbus Day)
Go back in time to interact with knights, royalty and wenches alike. Enjoy performances by acrobats, jugglers, minstrels, and puppeteers. Shop for things like pottery, perfume, and period jewelry. Watch glass blowing demonstrations and brave knights battle on horseback. Feast on a giant turkey leg. The choice is up to you!
These are just a few fairs and festivals in Massachusetts to think about attending in 2018. Remember, it’s never too early to plan. So, why don’t you make note on your “family activity” calendar today? You’ll be glad you did!
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