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New England Fairs & Festivals Calendar


Get out to a New England fair or festivals and enjoy affordable, family-friendly fun year round! Discover the newest art, crafts, music, and film. Enjoy live blues, folk, bluegrass, and jazz music. Shop for handmade art and crafts and find vendors selling celebrated New England food like maple syrup, blueberries, cheeses, ice cream, seafood, barbecue, craft beer and wine. Take a fun peek into world cultures at Scottish, Celtic, Italian, Portuguese, Asian, and French Canadian celebrations. Classic cars, books, and glowing hot air balloons are some of New England’s favorite festival treasures.

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Yarmouth Summer Festival in Yarmouth, MA
Athletics - NH Highland Games & Festival - Lincoln, NH
NH Highland Games & Festival 2024

Loon Mountain Resort - 60 Loon Mountain Road Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone:

Celebrate the spirit of Scotland at this three-day festival

Explore Scottish culture at the NH Highland Games & Festival at Loon Mountain Resort in the White Mountains. There’s something for everyone from Scottish music, dance, food, and fun to heavy athletics competitions, sheep dog trials, and crowd-favorite, massed bands. Try-It classes all day long in street curling, highland dance, and more. Sign up for a seminar and explore topics ranging from Scottish cooking to genealogy. Opportunities to shop in Vendor Village. You don’t have to be Scottish to enjoy this signature event presented by NHSCOT – visit our website for details and to purchase tickets today!
Rock & Roll Yard Sale in Downtown Providence, RI - Credit PWCVB
Go Providence

1 Sabin Street Providence, RI, 02903 Phone: 401-751-1177

City celebrates in style with a host of arts, cultural and holiday festivals

Providence, RI just loves to celebrate, which is why the area’s calendar is filled with festivals. One of the most exciting is WaterFire, a series of nearly 100 bonfires on three rivers downtown, held in August, September and November. There’s the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular along the wooded walkways of the Roger Williams Park Zoo in October, the Rhode Island Comic Con in November, holiday festivals in December. June is the month for the PrideFest and Parade, with bar and club events and a nighttime illuminated parade. September means PVDFest, the area’s signature arts festival. April means Pizza Week; July means a glorious Fourth festival featuring an outdoor pops concert. There are restaurant weeks, film festivals and so much more. Check the website calendar at GoProvidence.com for the latest info.
Guilford Craft Expo - Guilford, CT
Guilford Craft Expo 2024

Guilford Town Green - 33 Whitfield Street Guilford, CT, 06437 Phone:

July 19-21, 2024

The Guilford Craft Expo is one of the longest running and most popular arts & crafting industry shows in the entire country. Come browse through the handcrafted jewelry, pottery, clothing, health & beauty goods, plus paintings, paper art, photography, and much more. Kids activities and food vendors on site.
Renee Fleming at BSO Tanglewood - Lenox, MA - Photo Credit Hilary Scott
BSO - Tanglewood

297 West Street Lenox, MA, 01240 Phone: 617-266-1200

Surround yourself with the sounds of music at this famous festival in the Berkshires

The sound of music, in all its spell-binding forms, is everywhere at Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and site of one of the world’s most beloved music festivals. Whether your tastes run to Beethoven, or to James Taylor – or to the movies! – you will find something to engage the music-lover in you at this magnificent property in the Berkshires. The festival runs from late June through August, this year featuring everything from Kool and The Gang and “Jurassic Park in Concert” to chamber-music ensembles, guest artists Yo-Yo Ma and Joshua Bell, and an all-Strauss program with leading soprano Renee Fleming. Tanglewood also offers summer guided tours. Dining options include elegant picnics, a bistro buffet and three-course dinners at Highwood Manor House.
Santa! - Southwick's Zoo - Mendon, MA
Southwick’s Zoo

2 Southwick Street Mendon, MA, 01756 Phone: 800-258-9182

Zoo lights up with magic when it comes to celebrating special holidays, events

The holiday season offers a unique experience at Southwick’s Zoo as guests can experience the illumination spectacular of Winter Wonderland! Take an enchanted journey through the zoo to see over a million spectacular holiday lights and handcrafted displays. There are live shows and entertainment, meet-and-greets with Santa, and gift shops galore, including the Christmas Cupboard with decorations, ornaments, and custom pieces. Warm up by the fire pits with a cup of cocoa or a hot toddy and enjoy freshly baked gingerbread cookies at the Kringle Café. You can also experience some of that exciting holiday magic in the summer during the zoo’s Christmas in July! Check our website for other special weekends including the Sounds of Africa, Harvest Fest, and more!
Norwalk Oyster Festival 2024

Veteran's Memorial Park — 42 Seaview Avenue Norwalk, CT, 06855 Phone:

September 6-8, 2024

Come to Veteran's Memorial Park for three days of great food and entertainment on multiple stages at the Norwalk Oyster Festival! Enjoy live music, face painting, vendor shopping, special events, and, of course, lots of oysters and other seafood!
Admission: $15, adults; $5, children (5-12 years old); free, children under the age of 5; $10, seniors (65+); free, all children on Sunday with a paid adult ticket
Hours: 6-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday
Great Schooner Race - Maine Windjammers - Camden, ME - Photo Credit Ben Ehling
Maine Windjammer Association

Sailing from Ports in Rockland and Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-807-9463

Book your windjammer cruise now to be part of two great coastal Maine seafaring celebrations

Now is the time to plan to celebrate two major seafaring events – from the deck of a windjammer! The vessels of the Maine Windjammer Association will be part of the Great Schooner Race on July 5 in Rockland, ME and, on Aug. 30 and 31, be the centerpiece of the Camden Windjammer Festival. And guests on cruises during those dates will be able to celebrate up close and personal: Help trim the sails during the friendly competition off Rockland’s shores and be part of the magnificent parade of sail during the Camden, ME festival. Event activities include everything from zany races (perfect for windjammer guests) and fireworks to live music, great food and family-friendly activities on the water and on shore. Come be part of these fun-filled, spirit-lifting coastal celebrations.

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