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Events Calendar - 2024

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

Please remember to check about health & safety guidelines with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.

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Arts & Crafts Shows

Marblehead Festival of Arts 2024

Jun 30, 2024 - Jul 7, 2024 Town of Marblehead Marblehead, MA 01945

The Marblehead Festival of Arts Inc. was established in 1962 to promote and foster artistic events and activities in the town of Marblehead by producing an annual Arts Festival. Today, the Marblehead Festival of Arts (MFoA) produces a summer Arts Festival, sponsors other events throughout the year, and contributes to the development of other local organizations and art projects.
Sunset Cruise & Harbor Views! - See Plymouth, MA!

Food, Wine, Beer

The Long Table 2024 – Hyannis MA

Jun 24, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024 Main Street Hyannis, MA

An unforgettable dining experience right down the middle of Hyannis Main Street! Rain date will be Tuesday, June 25.

Juneteenth

Juneteenth in Sturbridge MA 2024

Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 19, 2024 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd. Sturbridge, MA 01566

On June 19, 2024, we will commemorate and explore the history, resilience, and culture of Black people in America. We encourage visitors to consider the historical and present-day significance of Juneteenth through interactions with guest speakers and performers as well as Old Sturbridge Village’s costumed educators. Engage in discussions and ask yourself “what can I do to further educate myself?” about the past and how it informs the present day. We will also welcome several special guests!

Free Day: Juneteenth 2024

Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 19, 2024 25 Evans Way Boston, MA 02115

Honor the legacy of queer futures, histories, leadership, and stories with art-making, film screenings, impactful conversation, rest and art! The Gardner will honor Juneteenth, the oldest nationally recognized commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, with a free day of performances, conversations, and activities that celebrate community and freedom with Boston-based Black artists and leaders. Programs this year honor intersections with queer liberation and queer futures, co-curated by the Gardner’s Community Partner, The Theater Offensive.

Music

Tanglewood 2024 Season

Mar 15, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024 297 West Street Lenox, MA 01240

Set in an exceptionally beautiful part of the Berkshires, in a place where the best of the current generation of artists gather to celebrate everything music has to offer, the concerts, workshops and discussions at Tanglewood create memories to last a lifetime. Friends and families gather on the lawn, or inside the Serge Koussevitzky Music Shed with its world-famous acoustics, to hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra, world-famous solo artists and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Smaller programs play out throughout the property, where eclectic artists both perform and discuss their work, educating audiences and mentoring students. A vast array of programs, from John Williams Night to an evening celebrating Bernstein and Brahms, will be presented from late June through Aug. 31. Come experience Tanglewood and begin a new summer tradition.

Parades

Boston Celtics 2024 NBA Championship Parade & Celebration

Jun 21, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024 Causeway, Tremont and Boylston Streets Boston, MA 02210

Come celebrate the Celtics 18th NBA title with a Duck Boat parade through downtown Boston! The route starts at TD Garden, following Causeway Street to City Hall Plaza, the Boston Common on Tremont Street, and concluding near the Hynes Center on Boylston Street. There is a heat warning so bring some water and a hat!

Performing Arts and Theater

Cirque du Soleil presents OVO – Boston MA

Jul 20, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 Agganis Arena, 102 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA

Cirque du Soleil returns to Boston with its high-energy production, OVO, which portrays a day in the life of insects. The miracle of biodiversity is performed through a continuous display of color, light and acrobatic movement. When a mysterious egg appears in their midst and opens, insects react with wonder and love.