From the west coast to the east coast and all across America food trucks are all the rave! Whether it’s great gourmet food, country home cooking, or BBQ, food trucks are making their way into the mainstream of the American eating experience. A major Centennial celebration that will kick off the Centennial year of events is the Food Truck Festival. Brooksby Farm has invited food truck vendors from across New England to commence the celebration with great food, entertainment for children and more!
Explore boats and meet the captains and crew at Merrohawke Nature School Touch-A-Boat event. The whole family can climb aboard a variety of local boats and get to know the captains and crew.
- American Yacht Club
- Captain's Fishing Parties
- Coastal Discoveries
- Freedom Boat Club
- Lowell's Boat Shop
- Merrohawke Nature School
- U.S. Coast Guard Station Merrimack River
- Newburyport HArbormaster
- Newburyport Harbor Tours
- Newburyport Marinaas
- Newburyprt Whale Watch
The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that this year’s Kid’s ArtsFEST will be bigger and more interactive for 2016! The Kid’s ArtsFest event which is held in downtown Haverhill annually has been scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 11 to 4 PM and will sprawl along Washington Street, Washington Square and Merrimack Street. Last year 8k-10k attendees visited chamber booths, and downtown retail locations and participated in family oriented activities during the 2015 Kids ArtsFEST. This year we are expecting 10k visitors and are stepping up to bring even more activity, art and fun to festival goers!
Join us in Copley Square for the second annual Hubbub: Creative Commotion, brought to you by the Boston Book Festival! Featuring literary headliner Rosemary Wells, theater company The Story Pirates, plus dozens of other free programs for kids and families, including music, dance, visual arts, science & technology, and much more!
Hubbub is a new festival celebrating creativity, inventiveness, and exploration for children ages zero to twelve and their families. Hubbub is presented by the Boston Book Festival, but books are just the beginning of what kids and families will discover.
The 8th annual Salem Arts Festival will be held June 3-5th. The popular free event will feature over 80 artists and performers, and includes a variety of art, music, dance, and theatre performances. The family-friendly festival also includes art-making for all ages, artisan vendors selling their creations, and a temporary public art installation.
Join us at TouchTomorrow, a family-friendly festival of science, technology & robots, featuring interactive science and engineering exhibits for all ages. Rain or shine. Admission is free. TouchTomorrow is a free and interactive festival celebrating space, science, technology and robots. The festival, now in its fifth year, is composed of hands-on exhibits and activities focused on our scientific and technological future.
Come join the fun at Connors Farm in Danvers as they celebrate Blueberry and Raspberry Season. The price of admission includes a lot of fun family activities that will keep the troops entertained for the day! The admission is priced right and portions of the proceeds will go to benefit the local animal shelters
Come to Danvers Massachusetts for the Annual Summer Moon Pow-Wow! Sponsored by the Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness, this festival is a showcase for traditional Native American culture including dance, music, storytelling, craft making, singing, tipi building, interactive games and more. Bring the family, learn about the culture of the Native American tribes that were here when European settlers arrived, and enjoy the beautiful setting of Endicott Park in Danvers!
The Trustees of Reservations' Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts will host Graze the North Shore, a food festival in partnership with local restaurants, chefs, brewers, vintners and food makers. As one of the oldest continually operating farms in the country, Appleton is proud to be a part of a sustainable community of food growers and artisans on the North Shore of Massachusetts. This event will help raise awareness of the locavore movement and celebrate the bounty of delicious food being grown, raised, and served in this corner of the state. This event is 21+.
Join the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Dr. Calvin Mires, Co-Founder and Instructor of Seafaring Education and Maritime Archaeological Heritage Program (SEAMAHP) in bringing maritime heritage to life through hands-on activities. Although we won't actually be practicing archaeology, visitors young and old will have the opportunity to use the tools and methods of archaeological research, survey and documentation.