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Fairs & Festivals in Greater Boston and Cambridge

Fairs and festivals light up Boston celebrating people, places and things. You’ll find bands, dance troupes, interactive performances, craft vendors, and activities for every age . Seasonal events soar with harvest fests and holiday affairs. There’s dancing and food, wine and beer fests and seafood with your favorites like lobster, clams, oysters, and scallops, competitions lots of fun for all. Stay in town and don’t miss a moment.
revere beach national sand sculpting festival 2018
Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival 2019

Revere Beach Blvd. Revere, MA Phone:

July 26-28, 2019

The festival draws 900,000 spectators from all over the country who come to watch master sand sculptors at work, Also; food trucks, live entertainment, local vendors, exhibit booths, children’s sand sculpting lessons, and fireworks. Take the MBTA Blue Line to the Wonderland or Revere Beach stops. Free parking and shuttle service to the T will be available at Suffolk Downs. Parking is also available at the Wonderland Garage.
Time: Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
African Festival of Boston 2019

Boston City Hall Plaza Boston, MA Phone:

August 10, 2019

Come and explore the African continent's diverse music, drum call parade, African-style face painting, health and wellness, children and family pavilion and a day of Afro-fashion show through performances by local and internationally known African artists.
Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Free;(donation requested).