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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

Cape Codder Resort & Spa
1225 Iyannough Road
Hyannis , MA
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

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

Super Heros & Villains Weekend

January 25 - 27, 2019 Escape to a truly SUPER weekend where each child gets to be a Super Hero or Villain and help us "Save the World" and the Cape Codder Resort & Spa! Read more about Super Heros & Villains Weekend

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Ryan Amusements
136 Water Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 774-608-5207

Ryan Amusements

Join us at Ryan Amusements brand new Arcade and Game Room on the Plymouth Waterfront!
Have some fun playing over 35 of the hottest and coolest video arcade and skill games. There are video games, skill games, arcade games, great prizes and so much more.
You can easily spend hours gaming here, no matter how old you are! We have something for everyone! Read more about Ryan Amusements

Old Colony YMCA
2 Greenside Way South (GPS: 237 Wareham Road)
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-927-3100

Old Colony YMCA

Come and see all that our Plymouth Branch has to offer you and your family this season! You'll find classes, programs, pricing rates, and so much more! Join in the fun! At the Y, we strengthen communities by advocating for positive change. From A to Z, our programs answer community needs with action and attention. GIVE, JOIN, VOLUNTEER, AND DO SO MUCH MORE. The YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. Read more about Old Colony YMCA

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-8190

Edaville Family Theme Park

Come RIDE, ROAR, and EXPLORE at the exciting world of Edaville! With 3 PARKS IN 1, you can ride through Cran-Central, roar throughout Dino Land, and explore with Thomas & Friends through the magical Island of Sodor! Admission includes all rides & attractions. Read more about Edaville Family Theme Park

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

Enchanted Village Package

November 30 - December 23, 2018
Welcome in the holiday season and celebrate with us at the Cape Codder! We're putting the warmth and sparkle back into the holidays with our Cape Cod Enchanted Village. Guests staying at the resort are treated to a magnificent display of lights and animation, plus a special opportunity to help others at our Enchanted Village! Read more about Enchanted Village Package

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

Festival of Lights Package at John Carver Inn

Through January 1, 2019 - Celebrate the Festival of Lights at Edaville Railroad and stay in Plymouth MA... a holiday celebration to light your season! We've decked our halls and invite one and all to enjoy the holidays in Plymouth. Settle into your spacious guest room to enjoy a cozy night's sleep. Read more about Festival of Lights Package at John Carver Inn

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Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
200 Center Street
Plympton , MA
Phone: 781-585-1522

Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch is located in beautiful Plympton, Massachusetts about 30 miles south of Boston and a few miles west of Plymouth. Situated on over 100 acres of productive farmland, Sauchuk's is nestled among the cranberry bogs and horse farms of this rural town. Read more about Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston , MA
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 8, just 3.5 miles from Plymouth Rock. Kingston Collection features a variety of stores, specialty shops, a 14-screen cinema complex and excellent dining at Bar Rustic featuring the Studio Kitchen. There is plenty to do with the kids as well, such as Billy Beez, Sky Zone, PiNZ and more! Read more about Kingston Collection

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

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. "Battleship Cove is dedicated to the preservation of a historical memorial providing the public with an educational experience to honor patriotism and country." Read more about Battleship Cove

Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton , MA
Phone: 508-588-6000

Fuller Craft Museum

Right now, Fuller Craft Museum is the most exciting place to be in the world of contemporary craft. We offer a collection, exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, and special events where you can literally touch the materials and objects. We strive to keep this work accessible, to put people in touch with the minds and methods of the makers, in touch with the values embodied by craft. Read more about Fuller Craft Museum

Plymouth County Sheriff's Department Petting Zoo & Horticultural Center
74 Obery Street
Plymouth , MA
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

Blake Planetarium
117 Long Pond Road
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-830-4470

Blake Planetarium

The Blake Planetarium is a state of the art facility that immerses its audience with video and sound. Read more about Blake Planetarium

John Carver Inn & Spa
25 Summer Street
Plymouth , MA
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

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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Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver , MA
Phone: (508) 866-8190

Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park

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 Family Theme Park

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DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure Park
9 Meadow Park Road (Across from Plymouth Airport)
Plymouth , MA
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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Water Wizz
3031 Cranberry Highway Routes 6 & 28
Wareham , MA
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

Paragon Carousel
205 Nantasket Ave.
Hull , MA
Phone: 781.925.0472

Paragon Carousel and Paragon Park Museum

The Paragon Carousel has been operating along the shores of beautiful Nantasket Beach for 90 years. Built in 1928 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, it boasts four rows of 66 intricately carved horses and two rare Roman chariots. It is decorated with 35 original paintings, 36 cherubs and 18 goddesses who look down while a Wurlitzer Band Organ fills the air with music. Read more about Paragon Carousel and Paragon Park Museum

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

Plymouth Cruises Aboard Lobster Tales
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA

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

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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1, 2019

November 16-January 1, 2018 - New England’s most memorable holiday tradition, The Christmas Festival of Lights brings the magic to the holiday season. Every year being bigger, brighter, and better than the year before, Edaville takes you into an enchanting wonderland where you can experience millions & millions of lights, unlimited Christmas train rides, unlimited use of all 90 plus rides and attractions including access to Thomas Land & Cran Central (Dino Land is closed). Read more about Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Family Theme Park

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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018

Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays November 23-December 23. Families will be treated to early-bird parking, story time, cookies and hot chocolate, a meet and greet with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and carousel rides. Participating families may then experience the rest of Gardens Aglow’s holiday delights around the grounds for the remainder of the evening!  A limited number of tickets will be available for an exclusive Santa VIP experience, available by advance sale only. Read more about Santa VIP at Heritage Museum

Kingston Collection
101 Kingston Collection Way
Kingston , MA
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Indoor Ice Skating at Kingston Collection

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018

Grab your friends for some INDOOR SKATING! Visit Kingston Collection from December 1–31 and enjoy the fun of a synthetic indoor ice rink! Tickets will be sold on site (Cash Only) for a 1 hour time slot (40 person max on ice at all times). $7.00/hour without rentals and $10.00/hour with skate rentals.
40% of revenue will go directly to fund local charities-the final week’s to Plymouth 400, Inc.  Read more about Indoor Ice Skating at Kingston Collection

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

Kingston Collection Pictures with Santa & Special Events

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Monday, December 24, 2018

Visit with Santa in front Macy's at Kingston Collection through December 24th! We will also be offering other events throughout the holiday season.  Read more about Kingston Collection Pictures with Santa & Special Events

Newport Mansions
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport , RI
Phone: 401-847-1000
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Christmas at the Newport Mansions

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1, 2019

November 17, 2018-January 1, 2019 - Christmas at the Newport Mansions returns to The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House with newly imagined holiday decor. Throughout the three houses, there will be a total of 25 large decorated Christmas trees, plus additional smaller potted trees and topiaries. Read more about Christmas at the Newport Mansions

Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich , MA
Phone: 508-888-3300
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Garden's Aglow at Heritage Museum

Friday, December 14, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018

Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays from November 23 – December 30;  4:30pm-8:30pm
Join us for the celebration of lights that has become a treasured Cape Cod holiday tradition for over a decade! Heritage’s expansive gardens will be aglow with beautiful light displays, extensive indoor holiday décor and numerous activities around the grounds and galleries. This year visitors can expect expanded lighting displays and outdoor interactives, along with all of your favorites from previous years! Read more about Garden's Aglow at Heritage Museum

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Rd
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400
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Winter Solstice Hayride

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Bundle up in your favorite warm layers and join us in the celebration of the Winter Solstice. Bring your own box dinner and we will supply hot cocoa, dessert, hay bale seating sround the campfire, stories of animals transitioning into the winter, and a solstice hayride guided by lanterns. Some quiet time at Fox Hill will be spent enjoyiong the winter stars.
Registration is required. Members: Adult $8.00, Child $8.00 Nonmembers:Adult $11.00, Child $11.00 Read more about Winter Solstice Hayride

Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary
137 Beaver Dam Road
Plymouth , MA

Winter Solstice Full Moon Hike

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us at Tidmarsh to celebrate the solstice with a night hike and experience the sanctuary after dark! Since the winter solstice is the longest night of the year, it's the perfect time to search for creatures that awaken once the sun goes down. While exploring by the light of the full moon, we'll also learn about the history of the winter solstice. Read more about Winter Solstice Full Moon Hike

Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-4488
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Divas with a Twist Holiday Special!

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 8:00pm

This unique group comprised of five powerhouse female vocalists, backed by Grammy® nominated musicians, Divas with a Twist is not your average cover band! The Divas present classic holiday songs with fresh new arrangements. Get in the holiday spirit with selections including “Drummer Boy”, “Do You Hear What I Hear”, “O Holy Night”, “Run Run Rudolph” and a beautiful version of “Have Yourself a Very Merry Christmas”. Read more about Divas with a Twist Holiday Special!

South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-2559

Nature Center Preschool December Vacation Week

Monday, December 24, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018

December 24, 26, 27, 28, 31, 9:00am – 12:30pm Extended Day: 12:30 – 2:30pm
Our unique vacation week program for children ages 3 through 6 at the South Shore Natural Science Center is a partnership between experienced Nature Center Preschool teachers and knowledgeable Science Center Naturalists!  Teachers and Naturalists combine their talents to facilitate children’s discovery of the small animals and habitats in their own backyard. Read more about Nature Center Preschool December Vacation Week

South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-2559

Thriving and Surviving in Winter

Monday, December 24, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018

December 24, 26, 27, 28, 31 9:00am – 2:30pm (School Vacation Week) Ages 6 – 10
How does a beaver survive winter? What do deer eat while the ground is covered in snow? How have people survived through the winter for hundreds of years? Join us for our Winter Vacation Camp as we explore animal tracks in the snow, try our hand at winter bird watching, and discover the secrets of surviving in the harsh winters of New England. Read more about Thriving and Surviving in Winter

North River Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400
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Half-day December Vacation Explorations

Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Friday, December 28, 2018

9am-noon each day; register for either or both

December 27, 2018 (Thursday)  Printmaking for Kids Children 6 - 14 yrs
Join us for a short trail walk and then let creativity be your guide as we explore nature through the art of printmaking. From the use of simple household items to more advanced techniques, we'll have projects suitable for all ages! Please bring appropriately layers and footwear for being outside. Please also bring a snack and water bottle.  Read more about Half-day December Vacation Explorations

Downtown Plymouth
83 Court Street Main Street
Plymouth , MA

Plymouth WinterFest 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Featuring a Laser Light Show, Street Performers & Music, an Aerial Circus at Memorial Hall, Face Painting, a Pop-Up Art Show & more! The Plymouth Youth Foundation plans on scheduling multiple family friendly attractions, street performers, and musicians both outside and inside Main and Court Street merchants and restaurants. Our goal is to add a wonderful year-round event for our community as well as to drive foot traffic for local businesses as we push towards 2020. Parts of Main Street and Court Street will be closed to thru traffice from 5-9pm. Read more about Plymouth WinterFest 2018

Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Studio Americana youth performing arts class - The Reluctant Dragon

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Americana Theatre Company's (ATC) Studio Americana youth performing arts classes are now open for Winter 2018 registration.  Studio Americana’s mission is to develop talent, inspire creativity, and prepare students to activate their dreams. Studio Americana offers premiere training in theatre and musical theatre for students at affordable rates Read more about Studio Americana youth performing arts class - The Reluctant Dragon

Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Studio Americana youth performing arts class - Screenplay Writing

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Americana Theatre Company's (ATC) Studio Americana youth performing arts classes are now open for Winter 2018 registration.  Studio Americana’s mission is to develop talent, inspire creativity, and prepare students to activate their dreams. Studio Americana offers premiere training in theatre and musical theatre for students at affordable rates. Read more about Studio Americana youth performing arts class - Screenplay Writing

Spire Center for the Performing Arts
25 1/2 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

February vacation class in Film Making

Monday, February 18, 2019 to Friday, February 22, 2019

February 18 through 22, 9am to 5pm each day
A February vacation program in Film Making is offered at The Spire Center, Plymouth.  Students learn the mechanics of shooting a short movie – from being behind the camera or behind the scenes working as the director, camera operator, sound person, make up, hair and more. Every student has an active role in the movie making script written by our "Screen Writing" class.  The final cut movie will be shown during a red carpet movie premiere, date to be announced.  Read more about February vacation class in Film Making

Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
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Family Concert with The Phil

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

If music adds color to your life, this Sunday afternoon concert adds a giant rainbow! Join us for an afternoon of sheer musical delight! Meet our Phil musicians and their instruments before the concert— the perfect way to test-drive many instruments—whether you’re a child or a child at heart! Our hour-long Phil concert includes performances by The Plymouth Middle Schools Honors Chorus, an award winning emerging artist from South Shore Conservatory, and the world concert premiere of Antoine Vachon’s Mages of Mystralia, music composed for the high-fantasy video game of the same name. Read more about Family Concert with The Phil

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-8008
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SPRING POPS - MUSIC OF THE KNIGHTS: Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Paul McCartney & Sir Elton John

Saturday, May 18, 2019 to Sunday, May 19, 2019

Saturday, MAY 18, 2019 - 7:30 PM and  Sunday, MAY 19, 2019 - 3 PM
We celebrate three of Britain’s most legendary songwriters. It’s Broadway-meets-The Beatles-meets-iconic rock! Get ready for an evening (and afternoon!) of show stopping hits as the Phil and guest Broadway vocalists present favorites Read more about SPRING POPS - MUSIC OF THE KNIGHTS: Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Paul McCartney & Sir Elton John

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

Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 9:30am to 9:15pm

Thursday, 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. Read more about Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

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

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"

Thursday, August 1, 2019 to Saturday, August 17, 2019

This musical is based on the 1988 MGM movie by the same name. Two con men, a beautiful woman and the French Riviera collide in this hilarious, comedy with a great plot twist! Read more about Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"

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

Annual Heritage Days Festival

Saturday, August 3, 2019 to Sunday, August 4, 2019

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. Read more about Annual Heritage Days Festival

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

152nd Marshfield Fair

Friday, August 16, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019

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 152nd Marshfield Fair

King Richards's Faire
235 Main Street Route 58
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-5391
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King Richard's Faire

Saturday, August 31, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019

Weekends August 31-Oct. 20, 2019 & 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