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Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston, MA 02364
Phone: 781-582-2445

Kingston Collection

We are the area's largest and most conveniently located shopping center - open year round. Take Rt. 3 to exit 7 or 8, just a stone's thrown from the Rock. (Actually about 3 1/2 miles.) Kingston Collection features a variety of stores and specialty shops, eateries, and a 14-screen cinema complex. Read more about Kingston Collection

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park
9 Meadow Park Road (Across from Plymouth Airport)
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-958-9323

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park

Featuring:
Zip Lines - 400 ft. side by side with a friend
High Ropes Obstacle Course - Test Yourself
Step off the tower on our "Quick Jump" Free fall
40 ft. Climbing Wall - Compete for the best time
Race Track for Remote Control Cars/Trucks
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Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 508-746-5342

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Whether you choose a Lobster Excursion, Pirate Cruise, Ice Cream Sundae Cruise, Wine Cruise or Harbor Tour, be assured that the experience will always be unique, interesting, educational and fun. Spanning across all age levels, with a variety of options, cruises sail rain or shine and may be privately chartered. Located within walking distance to Plymouth Rock, Mayflower II (under repair-due ba Read more about Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales

Cape Codder Resort & Spa
1225 Iyannough Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 855-861-4370

Cape Codder Resort & Spa

Cape Codder Resort and Spa....with so much right here, you may never want to leave! Make a splash in the Indoor/Outdoor 30,000 square foot Water Park, the only one of its kind on Cape Cod! Read more about Cape Codder Resort & Spa

Mass Audubon Society
Phone: 800-283-8266

Mass Audubon Society

Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Together with more than 100,000 members, they care for 35,000 acres of conservation land, provide school, camp, and other educational programs for 225,000 children and adults annually, and advocate for sound environmental policies at local, state, and federal levels. Read more about Mass Audubon Society

Nelson Memorial Park
Nelson Street Waterfront area (North end of Water Street)
Plymouth , MA

Nelson Memorial Park

The newly renovated Nelson Memorial Park is a popular destination for many Plymouth residents and visitors. Families with children will enjoy the playground and picnic area. There is also a new "splash pad" area where kids can cool off on hot summer days. Other features include a new small boat ramp and a bike path that follows the harbor to Hedge Road in North Plymouth. Read more about Nelson Memorial Park

Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA
Phone: 800-533-3194

Battleship Cove

As the world's largest collection of historic naval ships and home to five National Historic Landmarks, Battleship Cove is the guardian of our nation's democratic heritage - a proud tradition in which you can share.

Open 7 days a week, year-round | 9am - 4:30pm

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Plymouth County Sheriff's Department Petting Zoo & Horticultural Center
74 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-6810

Petting Zoo & Horicultural Center

For more than 100 years, the Sheriff of Plymouth County has operated a farm on Obery Street. Though times have changed, the farm is still a vibrant, full-time agricultural resource. Bring your family to visit this free Petting Zoo, pack a picnic and shop at the year-round Horticultural Center! Read more about Petting Zoo & Horicultural Center

John Carver Inn & Spa
25 Summer Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 888-906-6181

John Carver Inn & Spa

Make a splash at the John Carver Inn in the exclusive Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool, frolic under the waterfalls, slide through the 80’ water slide, race in the lap lanes or relax in our whirlpool set amidst a replica of Plymouth Rock. Day passes available and unlimited admission for hotel guests. Read more about John Carver Inn & Spa

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: (508) 866-8190

Thomas Land at Edaville USA

A Top 3 Winner for Best New Amusement Park Attraction as chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best

Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends™. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within Edaville USA, bringing the Island of Sodor to life in a lush New England landscape. Families can visit iconic destinations including Knapford Station and Tidmouth Sheds and enjoy 11 themed rides featuring favorite characters like Cranky the Crane, Harold the Helicopter, and more! Read more about Thomas Land at Edaville USA

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Water Wizz
3031 Cranberry Highway Routes 6 & 28
Wareham, MA 02538
Phone: 508-295-3255

Water Wizz

It’s family fun for everyone at Southern New England’s only water park.... Water Wizz!  Surfs always up at Muscle Beach Wave pool. Get wet ‘n’ wild at Captain Kid’s Island! Or just relax on the Lazy River. For the more adventurous, take the Pirates Plunge, challenge yourself on Squid Row or fly down Hurricane Hill.  Make sure you check out our two newest rides....Thunder Falls and Devils Peak...they are sure to be an adventure!  Best of all ride the slides just like the movie stars did in Grown Ups and The Way Way Back!!! Read more about Water Wizz

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA
Phone: 508-746-5342

Pirate Cruises

If you're up for an adventure, climb aboard for a swashbuckling good time! Battle the enemy pirate ship using mighty water cannons, help the crew win back the stolen treasure and celebrate with music, song and dance.
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Paragon Carousel
205 Nantasket Ave.
Hull, MA
Phone: 781.925.0472

Paragon Carousel

2016 Hours:  June 18-Labor Day
Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm
Friday & Saturday 11am-10pm

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Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA
Phone: 508-866-8190

Edaville USA

Featuring Pumpkins Aglow in October (Fri-Sun) and the Annual Festival of Lights, November-January when during the Christmas season, Edaville is transformed into a winter wonderland of holiday delights!  Passengers can relax comfortably in warm and dry coaches while riding through a spectacular holiday setting featuring an explosion of lights.  Kids of all ages will enjoy an array of vintage amusement rides and a visit with Santa in one of the indoor play areas. Kids can also enjoy the Edaville Express: Where's Santa? Train. Check it out here: http://www.edaville.com/events/edaville-express-wheres-santa-5pm-train

NEW! Massachusetts Resident Rate is $27 per person with a valid MA id for each adult guest!! The Mass resident tickets MUST be purchased onsite at our ticket booths, and the MA resident tickets are NOT available online.  Each adult must have a valid MA id to get the Mass resident rate.

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Downtown Plymouth & Waterfront
Court, Main, and Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-1818

America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

Friday, November 17, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017

Join the excitement this year at one of the TOP 20 Massachusetts USA Events & Festivals! Featuring Patriotic Concerts, Crafters Village, The New England Food Festival & Waterfront Activities, and The Annual Thanksgiving Parade, which takes place on Saturday morning at 11am.
Festivities begin on Friday with Pilgrim-guided waterfront tours starting at 2pm at Plymouth Rock, followed by the PIDC (Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation) Patriotic Concert in Plymouth Memorial Hall. Concert doors open at 6:30pm, concert begins at 7pm. Read more about America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

North River Arts Society
157 Old Main Street
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
Phone: 781-837-8091

February Vacation Art Camp

This week will be full of fun activities and awesome art projects. Painting, drawing, 3D and more! Flexible sign up - spend a day or two with us, or join us for the entire week! Bring a snack. For ages 6-9 with Marion Carlson. 9:30am-12:30pm each day. Flexible sign-up - spend a day or 2 with us or an entire week. Fee: $35 per day or $150 for the 5 day week.
Visit the weblink for registration and information. Read more about February Vacation Art Camp

Hull Lifesaving Museum
1117 Nantasket Avenue
Hull, MA
Phone: 781-925-5433

February School Vacation Week: Water, Water Everywhere

Held Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 21 - Feb. 24 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
A full week of water based exploration and activities, with plenty of hands on play!  Children will build and take home a LEGO Technic Hydroplane. Read more about February School Vacation Week: Water, Water Everywhere

Plymouth Public Library
132 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-4250

February Vacation Winter Family Movie Series

Join us for our Winter Family Movie Series! Attendance is free and no registration required. Held at 2pm on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday of school vacation.
For many more library events, visit the weblink. Read more about February Vacation Winter Family Movie Series

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-888-3300 x158

February vacation program at heritage museum & gardens

During this session, we will engage in daily STEM exploration adventures throughout Heritage Museums & Gardens. A variety of locations and hands-on materials will be used for exploration, discovery and play. We will conduct experiments and collect and share data about our predictions and what we discover.
Full or half-day programs are available. For children ages 4 to 8.

Visit the weblink for more information and registration. Read more about February vacation program at heritage museum & gardens

North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400
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February Vacation Winter Programs

The February Vacation Winter programs are sponsored by North River Wildlife Sanctuary and appropriate for kids age 7-10 years. For children currently in grades 1-5. Register on the weblink or call.
Tues. Feb 21 - Winter Science Detectives -
Learn how to grow our own snow crystals, attempt to make frozen bubbles, play around with snowman slime, and more! Read more about February Vacation Winter Programs

North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400

Maple Sugaring Celebration

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join in the fun at the North River Wildlife Sanctuary, as we celebrate the sugar maple tree and all that it provides us. Participate in outdoor stations that explore maple trees and tree tapping throughout history, tap a tree, and sample different grades of syrup and maple sugar with silver dollar pancakes. This fun and interactive program has something for all ages.

Registration is required. Visit the weblink or call to register. Read more about Maple Sugaring Celebration

Abington Center
Orange & Washington Street
Abington, MA 02351
Phone: 781-878-1570;781-878-7785

38th Annual Abington St. Patrick’s Parade

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

The 38th annual Abington St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin at 1pm in Abington Center at the corner of Orange St and Washington St., otherwise known as St. Patrick's Square.

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Battleship Cove
5 Water Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Phone: 508-678-1100

Super Hero Overnight on the Battleship

Friday, March 24, 2017

Join Captain America, Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman as they fight the Axis Powers during World War II. Grab your mask and cape as you help our heroes defend liberty. Great activities include comic book scavenger hunts, spotter card games to find enemy planes, badge making, and a special meet and greet with Captain America (or other WW II-era hero). Read more about Super Hero Overnight on the Battleship

Oliver Mill Park
Nemasket Street Across from KOA
Middleboro, MA 02346

4th Annual Herring Run Festival

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 4:00pm

Held 10am-4pm both days!

Massachusetts’ Herring Run in is one of the most spectacular natural resources in New England. Join local residents, businesses and artisans in a celebration of this natural resource.
Featuring Food & Games, Exhibits, Demonstrations, Music, Fine Art & Lots of Herring!
The Oliver Estate will be opening for tours for the first time ever, each day from 10am-1pm! There will also be Spinning, Cooking, Blacksmith, Tavern & Music with special guest Paul Revere!

Free parking at KOA at 438 Plymouth Street, Middleborough Read more about 4th Annual Herring Run Festival

Onset Bay Association Onset, MA 02558
Phone: 508-295-7072

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for April 15th and should begin in the park area around the Onset Gazebo. This is a family event and all are invited to attend. Read more about Easter Egg Hunt

Heritage Gardens & Museum
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-866-0199

Opening Days at Heritage Museum & Gardens & The Adventure Park

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00am

Heritage opens for our 48th season with the opening of special exhibit Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views. This special exhibit features works by Edward Hopper, Paul Resika,  April Gornik, and 44 other premier American contemporary landscape painters in a range of styles and approaches which, when taken together, form an intimate and startlingly beautiful collection that challenges our notion of landscape painting and addresses what the genre is today. Guest curated by Lauren Della Monica. Read more about Opening Days at Heritage Museum & Gardens & The Adventure Park

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-888-3300 x158

April Vacation Program at Heritage Museum & Gardens

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to Friday, April 21, 2017

During this session, we will engage in daily STEM exploration adventures throughout Heritage Museums & Gardens. A variety of locations and hands-on materials will be used for exploration, discovery and play. We will conduct experiments and collect and share data about our predictions and what we discover.
Full or half-day programs are available.
For children ages 4 to 8.
Call or Visit the weblink for registration and more information. Read more about April Vacation Program at Heritage Museum & Gardens

Plymouth Public Library
132 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508.830.4250

April Vacation Family Movie Series

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join us for our Family Movie Series! Attendance is free and no registration required. Held Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 2pm.

For many more activities, visit the weblink.

Plymouth Public Library
132 South Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-4250

Judy Pancoast - Reading Our Way Across the USA

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:00am

Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast takes children on a virtual road trip across the USA in search of real-life children's literature connections, interesting and fun places to visit, and just plain weird things. Kids will have a ton of fun and learn interesting historical and geographical facts, plus get excited about reading all over again,  while being entertained by the this fabulous multi-media show.  Based on Judy's 2011 Grammy nominated CD, it's a children's program unlike any other!
Read more about Judy Pancoast - Reading Our Way Across the USA

Nelson Park
Nelson Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Bark in the Park

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Event Calendar below is from 2016 - Join your fellow dog lovers for a 2-mile jaunt along the Rail Trail starting at Nelson Park.
Featuring over 30 pet-friendly vendors, many adoptable dogs and lots of activities for both the 2 and 4 legged members of your family. This annual event puts the “wow” in “bow wow”, attracting nearly 2,000 people (and their dogs) to browse our vendors and raise awareness for local rescue groups, and non-profits. Read more about Bark in the Park

Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-2590

Pirates Ashore in Plymouth

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Come meet Pirates and Pilgrims and find out how they got along! Visitors are invited to meet the pirates causing trouble in Plymouth Colony.

History comes to life during this reenactment of the 1646 visit of English privateers to Plymouth. Presented by the Mayflower Society and the New Plimmoth Gard, venues include the garden behind the Spooner House.

 

 

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Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888
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Priscilla Beach Theatre presents Nunsense

Thursday, June 15, 2017 to Saturday, June 17, 2017

When the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, they are in dire need of funds for the burials. The sisters decide the best way to raise money is to put on a variety show. They take over the school auditorium, which is currently set up for the eighth grade production of “Grease.” Meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who has lost her memory.  Read more about Priscilla Beach Theatre presents Nunsense

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

PBT Children's Summer Stock - Disney's Aladdin Jr (Musical)

Saturday, June 24, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017

All your favorite characters from the hit Disney movie! A musical adventure!
Performances are $10 per person

Rehearsals are 6/5 – 6/23. Call or visit the weblink for more information. Read more about PBT Children's Summer Stock - Disney's Aladdin Jr (Musical)

Onset Bay Association
4 Union Avenue
Onset, MA 02558
Phone: 508-295-7072

Onset/Wareham Fireworks

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 8:00pm

Display will go off at dusk over Onset Beach and Bay. Rain date, July 8 - 9:00 p.m. Check out the weblink for updates. Read more about Onset/Wareham Fireworks

Plymouth Harbor Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-747-7174

Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 9:15pm

Wednesday, July 4, 9:30am Parade - 7:30pm Waterfront Concert - 9:15pm Fireworks

Always a great time to be in America's Home Town! Parade route begins at Cordage Park Marketplace on Court Street in North Plymouth and winds its way down Court Street through downtown Plymouth and Main Street, continuing onto Main St. Ext. to Water Street. Concert will feature Patriotic Favorites. Read more about Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission. Read more about Family Fun Friday

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

PBT Children's Summer Stock - 30 Reasons NOT to be in a Play

Saturday, July 8, 2017 to Sunday, July 9, 2017

A comedy! The cast will give hilarious examples of what can go wrong.
Performances are $10 per person.

Teen Workshop (13 and up). Rehearsals are 6/26 – 7/7. Call or visit the weblink for more information. Read more about PBT Children's Summer Stock - 30 Reasons NOT to be in a Play

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA
Phone: 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission.

Plymouth Harbor
Water Street Brewer's Marine
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-812-2020

6th Annual Bass & Blue Fishing Tournament & Seafood Event

Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017

The Plymouth 400 Bass and Blue event supports the organization’s primary goals of enhancing tourism and economic development and promoting cultural and civic engagement, while also raising awareness of the organization and its Partners.
Join us for a weekend of family-friendly competition!
Please visit the weblink for updated information on this year's event on July 15th & 16th! Read more about 6th Annual Bass & Blue Fishing Tournament & Seafood Event

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

PBT Children's Summer Stock - Dr. Dolittle

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

Fun adventures of the doctor who learns to talk to the animals.
Performances are $10 per person.

Rehearsals are  7/10 – 7/21. Call or visit the weblink for more information.
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Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission. Read more about Family Fun Friday

Downtown Middleborough
Main Street Center Street
Middleborough, MA
Phone: 508-947-3885 or 508-947-7138

Krazy Days Festival

Friday, August 4, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017

Located in the heart of Cranberry Country, just north of Cape Cod, Krazy Days is an annual street fair in the historic downtown business district of Middleborough.

The festival features vendor booths showcasing arts, crafts, and food.  Cultural events include hourly live entertainment by local talent.  Enjoy creative, interactive and educational children’s activities.   Shop local businesses for unique festival offerings!  Fun for the entire family!

Brought to you by Middleborough on the Move with support from Middleborough Cultural Council. Read more about Krazy Days Festival

Scituate Harbor
Jericho Road Beach
Scituate, MA
Phone: 781-545-4000

49th Annual Heritage Days Festival

Friday, August 4, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

Each year, with the help of many volunteers, the Scituate Chamber of Commerce proudly presents Scituate Heritage Days. The annual event combines live music and entertainment, artisan crafts, kid’s activities and historical site visits for one of the South Shore’s biggest and most anticipated outdoor events of the summer. Combines live music and entertainment, artisan crafts, kid’s activities and historical site visits for one of the South Shore’s biggest and most anticipated outdoor events of the summer.
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Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Princess & the Pea

Saturday, August 5, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

The search for a princess begins with a stack of mattresses and switched identities!
Performances are $10 per person

Rehearsals are 7/24 – 8/4. Call or visit the weblink for more information. Read more about PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Princess & the Pea

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission. Read more about Family Fun Friday

Priscilla Beach Theatre
800 Rocky Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-4888

PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Wizard of Oz (Musical)

Friday, August 18, 2017 to Saturday, August 19, 2017

It’s the classic tale of a young girl from Kansas and her journey to and from Oz.
Performances are $10 per person

Rehearsals are 8/7 – 8/17. Call or visit the weblink for more information. Read more about PBT Children's Summer Stock - The Wizard of Oz (Musical)

Marshfield Fair
140 Main Street
Marshfield, MA
Phone: 781-834-6629

150th Marshfield Fair

Friday, August 18, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

This Agricultural Fair draws hundreds of competitors in 4-H, arts and crafts, agricultural and horticultural events. Enjoy live music, demolition Derby, rides, games, food & much much more! For more information & a schedule of events please visit the weblink. Read more about 150th Marshfield Fair

Heritage Museum & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA
Phone: 508-888-3300

Family Fun Friday

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Enjoy a day at Heritage that features fun for the whole family, including a performance, outdoor games, and family challenges. Free with Museum admission.

11 am performance: Airborne Comedians
Dan Foley and Joel Harris are The Airborne Comedians. An act that began 20 years ago as a snowball juggling contest in a laundry-mat, now has escalated to riding six and seven foot high unicycles and lawn chair juggling. Read more about Family Fun Friday

Lillian Gregerman Bandshell
191 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02558

4th Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Artists and budding artists alike come to Onset and spend the day creating their chalk art along the sidewalks surrounding The Bandshell. Spaces are assigned and pastel chalk provided.  There will be music, a juried arts and craft fair and more for all to enjoy. Rain date is August 27.
This is an Onset Bay Association sponsored event and is free to attend.
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Hedge House Museum
126 Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-0012

Antiquarian Summer Fair

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Attic treasures, jewelry, homemade goodies, and bargains galore are some of the delights of this old-fashioned New England fair, held under a big tent on our sweeping lawn overlooking Plymouth harbor. Gates open promptly at 10 am and browsers are welcome, free of charge!
Can't wait to see what's on offer? Special 9:30 am Early Bird Admission is $10 per person.  For more details, email pasm@verizon.net or call 508-746-0012.  Read more about Antiquarian Summer Fair

Plymouth Waterfront
Water Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-1620

Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:30am to 7:00pm

Enjoy over 230+ artisan & crafter booths, food vendors, 2 stages of live entertainment, Motor Head's Cruise-In Car Show, Ducky Dash, Kids Activities and much more! Festival is free to the public.
Check the weblink for more information.
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King Richards's Faire
235 Main Street Route 58
Carver, MA
Phone: 508-866-5391

King Richard's Faire

Saturday, September 2, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

Weekends Sept. 2-Oct. 22, 2017 & Monday Holidays 10:30am-6pm
Minstrels, handsome knights, fire-eating entertainers, wacky wenches, frolicking faeries, talented dancers and artisans, and exotic tigers... This is just a sampling of what you will experience at King Richard’s Faire, a place where visitors can travel back in time and escape reality on 80 acres of enchanted woods. Read more about King Richard's Faire

Onset Beach Onset, MA

Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Live demonstrations! Build-a-kite station! There will also be kites for sale brought by local hobby shop Cape Cod Collectibles.

This is a free event to attend. Kites sold separately.

Visit the weblink for more information. Read more about Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Not So Spooky Halloween

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Monday Oct. 9 from 10am - 8pm
Edaville Family Theme Park's first annual "Not So Spooky Halloween." Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes and head on over for a full day of kid friendly, parent approved trick or treating at every ride!  FEATURING big kid rides, little kid rides, family rides, COME HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIVES! Admission includes Thomas Land, Dino Land, all rides & attractions. Read more about Not So Spooky Halloween

KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Octoberfest

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Get your beer on at Octoberfest at the KOA where you can tap your foot to Oompah music or sample a brew while the kids take a hay ride or watch a spooky movie under the stars. Read more about Octoberfest

A.D. Makepeace Co.
158 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA
Phone: 508-322-4000

14th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Saturday, October 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

10am-4pm both days
Enjoy a New England tradition and see the beauty of the cranberry harvest during our old-fashioned family festival! We are pleased to announce that the Celebration has been designated as one of the top 100 events in North America by the American Bus Association! 

The festival, which features old-fashioned activities and whose admission fee includes bogside demonstrations and cranberry-related activities, was designated as one of the Top by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee.   Read more about 14th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-830-1620

Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Chills & Thrills for the Entire Family! Wear your most boo-tiful costume for a costume contest and enjoy free fun activities on Main Street! Start and end at Memorial Hall. Read more about Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville USA Theme Park

Friday, November 17, 2017 to Monday, January 1, 2018

Open every day except Thanksgiving(11/23) and Christmas (12/25). Operating hours vary by date; please check prior to arrival at the park!
New England’s most memorable holiday tradition, The Christmas Festival of Lights is bigger, brighter, and better than ever - now with over 18 million lights, unlimited Christmas train rides, unlimited use of all rides and attractions and priceless memories! Admission includes Thomas Land, Christmas Festival of Lights, all rides & attractions.

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Downtown Plymouth
Main Street, Town Square
Plymouth, MA 02360

Annual Kiwanis Christmas Tree Lighting in Historic Plymouth

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Schedule is from 2016 - Check back for updates
:30-8:30pm: Tractor Hayrides on North Street; 103.3 Radio will have games
6pm: Parade begins from Town Square to Shirley Square
6:15pm Tree Lighting & Start of Winter Lights Race immediately after parade ends
6:30-8pm: Meet & Greet with Santa at Plymouth Center of the Arts – 11 North St.; Arts & Crafts, Ornament Decorating & Refreshments Read more about Annual Kiwanis Christmas Tree Lighting in Historic Plymouth

Onset Fire Station
5 East Central Ave
Onset, MA

Annual Christmas in the Parks

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Join us for our Annual Christmas in the Parks event on at The Pier View Restaurant, located at 201 Onset Ave in Onset and also at the Onset Fire Station, 5 East Central Ave, behind the Onset Village Market.
Beginning at Noon, Santa will arrive by fire truck and meet the children at the Onset Fire House for hot chocolate, goodies and take time to hear what they would like for Christmas. Noon-3:00pm.
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KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 4:00pm to Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Middleborough (MA) Tourism Committee is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Festival of Lights will be held Saturday, December 9th, Sunday December 10th, Saturday, December 16th and Sunday December 17th from 4 - 9pm at the KOA Campground. Drive through and see hundreds of thousands of light and then park and take a walk through Santa's Village where you can get your picture taken with Santa or The Grinch (from 5pm-8pm daily, only $5), purchase cocoa, cookies from Battistini's, check out Oak Point's Model Train display, and visit the alpacas! Read more about Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Middleborough (MA) Tourism Committee is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Festival of Lights will be held Saturday, December 9th, Sunday December 10th, Saturday, December 16th and Sunday December 17th from 4 - 9pm at the KOA Campground. Drive through and see hundreds of thousands of light and then park and take a walk through Santa's Village where you can get your picture taken with Santa or The Grinch (from 5pm-8pm daily, only $5), purchase cocoa, cookies from Battistini's, check out Oak Point's Model Train display, and visit the alpacas!

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Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: 508-888-3300

Garden's Aglow at Heritage Museum

Sunday, December 24, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from November 24 through December 30, join us for the celebration of lights that has become a treasured holiday tradition. In addition to the beautiful light displays throughout the gardens, the event features nightly performances at 6:30 pm in the Automobile Gallery. St. Nick will hold court in the 1913 Model T Ford. Families can view a stunning model train display and create a craft together to take home. People of all ages can take a spin (or two) on the vintage carousel and roast marshmallows together at the fire pits. On Saturdays, Chip Koser of South Cape Ice Sculptures will demonstrate ice carving, giving visitors the opportunity to see an ice sculpture created right before their eyes, and to take their photos with the sculptures. Stroll the gardens with family and friends, and enjoy Heritage in a whole new light. Check the weblink for updated information and tickets. Read more about Garden's Aglow at Heritage Museum