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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.
Fall Festival 2019 at Gore Place

Gore Place, 52 Gore Street Waltham, MA Phone: 781-894-2798

October 5, 2019

The Gore Place Century Party offers games, music and activities like wagon rides, live music by the Riverboat Stompers, archery, lawn games, and mansion tours. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Food and drink, wagon rides, archery and house tour sold separately. Large bags and backpacks will not be allowed into the mansion. No pets allowed. This is a rain or shine event. Buy tickets in advance or at the door.
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Admission: $5 for all ages
Boston Arts Festival 2019

Christopher Columbus Park, Atlantic Avenue north of Long Wharf Boston, MA Phone:

September 7-8, 2019

A free arts festival featuring Boston area visual artists and musicians. Participating artists. Check event website for list of musicians schedule to perform.
Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Riverfest 2019

Assembly Row and Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Somerville, MA Phone:

September 14, 2019

Join Assembly Row and Somerville for a day full of live local music, dozens of local artists, free children’s activities, and of course the annual fireworks show over the Mystic River at sundown. Live music, barbecue, beer. 
<B>Time:</b> Noon-9 p.m.