As the weather warms up and the days get longer, Massachusetts is gearing up for a season of exciting community events. From festivals and fairs to concerts and outdoor markets, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are just a few of the upcoming events that you won’t want to miss.
Boston Calling Music Festival
The Boston Calling Music Festival is a three-day event that brings together some of the biggest names in music. This year’s lineup includes acts like Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Run the Jewels. In addition to live music, the festival also features local food vendors, art installations, and interactive experiences.
Salem Arts Festival
The Salem Arts Festival is an annual event that celebrates the vibrant arts community in Salem. The festival features local artists, musicians, and performers, and includes art exhibitions, live music, and interactive workshops. This year’s festival will take place over three days in early June, and promises to be a highlight of the city’s cultural calendar.
The Big E
The Big E is one of the largest fairs in the country, and takes place every September in West Springfield. The fair features a wide range of activities and attractions, including live music, food vendors, agricultural exhibits, and carnival rides. Whether you’re looking for a fried dough or a Ferris wheel, the Big E has something for everyone.
Harvard Square Mayfair
Harvard Square Mayfair is an annual street fair that takes place in the heart of Cambridge. The fair features local vendors selling food, crafts, and other goods, as well as live music and performances. This year’s Mayfair will take place in early May, and is a great opportunity to explore one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods.
Lowell Folk Festival
The Lowell Folk Festival is a three-day event that celebrates the rich cultural traditions of Lowell and the surrounding area. The festival features live music, dance performances, and demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills. Whether you’re interested in Irish step dancing or Cambodian music, the Lowell Folk Festival has something to offer.
From music festivals and fairs to street fairs and cultural celebrations, Massachusetts is home to a wide range of community events that offer something for everyone. Attending these events is a great way to engage with the local community, support local businesses and artists, and have fun. So mark your calendars and get ready for a season of fun and excitement in Massachusetts.