For four days in August, Thursday, August 8th to Sunday, August 11, Marblehead will celebrate it's Maritime Heritage with the Marblehead Maritime Festival! Fun exhibits and events are planned for the weekend including a classic yacht regatta, Maritime exhibits, vendors, boat builders, artists food, music, live entertainment, harbor tours and lots of great family friendly activities on and around the water!
The Sand & Sea Festival held every year the last weekend in June, provides family fun for all ages with crafters and food vendors, live entertainment, kids’ activities, the ever-popular Beach Pizza Eating contest, Pet Parade and much more! Saturday night features a free outdoor concert by Entrain followed by spectacular fireworks.
Don't miss the New England Pirate Faire, the most popular event in the historical attraction’s 83-year history.
Families travel from across New England to attend the Pirate Faire, a swashbuckling adventure that takes place within the charming recreation of a 17th Century Salem settlement.
Join the Gloucester Education Foundation in honoring the multi-faceted pool of talent that makes up the population of the Gloucester Public Schools. Kids of all ages make beautiful and amazing art and the creators of the citywide festival seek to celebrate GPS students, their art and those helping our students live, learn and create every day. Come to Downtown Gloucester for a full day of performances and exhibitions that cover a wide range of arts, from ballroom dancing to a day long community art project that is created by participants and visitors alike.
Stop by before or after volunteering for COASTSWEEP or just stop in for a full day of fun activities that celebrate the health of our coastline. We'll have live tide pool animals, guided salt marsh walks, and interactive science to help you learn about everything from whales to the wrack line.
Salem Film Fest kicks off with 5-Minute High School Documentary Contest awards presentation on Thursday, March 7, 7:00 PM at Cinema Salem. Entering its fifth year, the high school competition is a fun way to celebrate the innovation and skill of aspiring filmmakers currently enrolled in 9th—12th grade at a Massachusetts high school.
Boston’s third annual Inventgenuity Festival is presented by Beam Camp, a New Hampshire summer camp for the applied arts, technology and collaboration. The weekend Festival will be loaded with a tremendous range of activities led by Beam’s staff of artists, engineers and big thinkers. The Inventgenuity Festival has become a popular annual winter celebration of making things for kids ages 7-14 and their parents.
Winter Ice Skating Festival! Come see our skaters perform! From our adorably young skaters to our amazing senior club skaters!! The show is free, there will also be free hot cocoa and a bake sale. The show is 11am to 12pm; arts & crafts & used skate sale from 12pm to 1pm and then a family open skate from 1pm to 2pm. The open skate is only $5 per family!! Come enjoy the day with yours!
The annual Newburyport ArtWalk takes place in historic downtown Newburyport and includes painting and jewelry demonstrations, artist question and answer sessions, live music, food and drink as well as other activities for the whole family.