Come to Rebecca Nurse Homestead to try your hand at ancient hunting practices! The technique of using an atlatl, or spear throwing stick, is an ancient global technology. Join us, along with the Eugene Winter Chapter of Mass Archaeological Society, as they teach you the finer points about hunting in the ancient world! Stop by the Rebecca Nurse Homestead and hunt a woolly mammoth or woolly rhinoceros. Fun and educational for kids of all ages.
Join us for the 2nd Annual Griffin’s Gift Run/Walk on the evening of July 3rd to celebrate the late Griffin Lamar’s 4th birthday with a FUN, family friendly, timed 3.5 mile run or non-timed 1 mile walk. Custom event shirts for pre-registered participants, age group awards, a BBQ and more!! This event is in conjunction with Griffin's Gift Family Field Day, and is a fundraiser for the Griffin's Gift Fund.
Griffin's Gift will be hosting the 2nd Annual FREE Field Day for the whole family to celebrate the late Griffin Lamar's, 4th Birthday! Bouncy houses, bubble runs, a foam party, field games, face painting, entertainment, a dunk tank, cotton candy making & more. Plan on sticking around throughout the evening for a catered BBQ and birthday cake with all your family and friends.
Grab some dinner, your lawn chair and your bestie and head on down to the Pavilion to listen to The 215th Army Band of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. They are heralded as one of the nation’s finest military bands. For more than 60 years, the band has performed throughout New England and the world, bringing the Army’s fine musical traditions and goodwill to thousands of listeners.
Danvers Boy Scout Troop 16 is hosting a spaghetti fundraiser! Enjoy a feast of pasta, homemade sauce, salad, bread and desert, as well as hot and cold beverages, served to you personally by the SCOUTS OF TROOP 16! After you’ve had your fill, head on over to the SQUARE for OLDIES NIGHT!
Part of the Danvers Family Festival! There will be hot dogs, drinks and ice cream for sale. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, and your singing voice! This years movie is 'The Emoji Movie'. No pets please. Crafts at 7pm, followed by a movie at 8pm
This 1 or 2 mile or 5K non-competitive Walk will take you through beautiful Endicott Park and Glen Magna Farms and will end with a FREE family fun picnic that will have a raffle, food, and activities for kids of all ages.
Enjoy a wonderful summer evening on the historic grounds of Glen Magna Farms. . Music by Decades of Rock Hotdogs, our famous root beer floats, ice cream, soda, water, beer and wine available for sale (don’t forget to bring your I.D.). Bring a lawn chair or blanket, no pets or coolers please.
Danvers Family Festival, now in its 39th year, was created in 1979 to promote Family Fun in Danvers, MA. New this year is a 3-hour Kayak River Tour, Parrot Head Party, Griffin's Gift Family Fun Day, Griffin's Gift 5k Walk/Run, Pig Out BBQ, Sunday Brunch With Sinatra, Food Truckin, Discover Danvers Open House.
Popular events such as Endicott Park Day, Scoop-Ah-Bowl, Karaoke Night, Danvers Idol and Fireworks on the 3rd of July will be back again this year.
Some of our favorite events include:
An afternoon of Chocolate, Balloons and Interactive Carnival Stations! There will be face painting, games -- plus ice cream sundaes, lots and lots of ice cream, and the very special appearance of "Balloons by Brian" creative balloon artist.