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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

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

Mass Audubon
Mass Audubon
Phone: 800-283-8266

Mass Audubon

Mass Audubon protects more than 38,000 acres of land throughout Massachusetts, saving birds and other wildlife, and making nature accessible to all. As Massachusetts’ largest nature conservation nonprofit, we welcome more than a half million visitors a year to our wildlife sanctuaries and 20 nature centers. From inspiring hilltop views to breathtaking coastal landscapes, serene woods, and working farms, we believe in protecting our state’s natural treasures for wildlife and for all people—a vision shared in 1896 by our founders, two extraordinary Boston women. Read more about Mass Audubon

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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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

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

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

Heritage Museum and Gardens

Heritage Museums & Gardens offers 100 spectacular acres of trees and shrubs, designed gardens, exquisite flowers and sweeping lawns. The gardens are a delight any time of year. Spring features showy Dexter Rhododendrons and flowering trees, while summer boasts brilliant hydrangeas and dazzling daylilies. Autumn highlights blazing foliage and the fall-blooming Franklinia. Read more about Heritage Museum and Gardens

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

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

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

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

Petting Zoo & Horticultural 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 & Horticultural Center

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 (open Memorial Day-Labor Day). 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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Pilgrim Hall Museum
75 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-1620

February Kids Week at Pilgrim Hall Museum

Monday, February 17, 2020 to Friday, February 21, 2020

Celebrate February vacation week with a series of family-friendly activities for children at Pilgrim Hall Museum. It’s free admission for all children (up to age 18) through the week. Enjoy daily Treasure Hunts for all ages, plus special programs during the week. Kids Week programs are entertaining and educational for young learners, and there’s plenty for grown-ups to explore, too, in the unique galleries of the nearly 200-year-old institution. Get out of the cold, and experience fun learning adventures in an interactive family setting! Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Plymouth. Read more about February Kids Week at Pilgrim Hall Museum

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

February Vacation Adventures

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 9:00am to Friday, February 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

Children 6-12 years old can join us for some explorations over February Vacation! Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted and can be completed at the weblink or by calling 781-837-9400.
Each child enrolled in a vacation week program will need to complete online health forms. You will receive an email after registering from CampDoc. Your confirmation will also include a link to the Vacation Camp Parent Handbook to help answer FAQs. Read more about February Vacation Adventures

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

[Sense]ation Day

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Admission is free of charge. We invite visitors of all ages to participate in a multi-sensory experience of art and craft. Activities often include hands-on art making, artist demonstrations, family oriented tours of exhibitions, gallery games such as scavenger hunts, and musical or theatrical entertainment to captivate young and old alike. Read more about [Sense]ation Day

Chiltonville Congregational Church
6 River Street
Plymouth , MA

Quill & Ink Vacation Week Program

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Communication technology is constantly changing today, but for over a thousand years people shared their thoughts and ideas by writing with a bird feather or quill pen and ink made from plants and minerals. Connect with the past during this two-hour, hands-on workshop on the Thursday of February school vacation week. Participants will learn to make quill pens and iron-based inks from traditional recipes and practice writing with these materials. Read more about Quill & Ink Vacation Week Program

Plymouth Center for Active Living
44 Nook Road
Plymouth , MA

Scallop Shell Paint Party

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Join the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Active Living at our Scallop Shell Paint Party! Looking for something to do during school vacation? Bring your children over to the CAL to decorate and create wooden scallop shells! Read more about Scallop Shell Paint Party

Tavern on the Wharf
6 Town Wharf
Plymouth , MA

4TH ANNUAL MARDI GRAS MADNESS 5K

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 9:30am

PLEASE REGISTER ON RACE DAY AT THE STARTING LINE BEGINNING AT 8:30 AM. REGISTRATION INFORMATION - Register on the weblink. Online registration will be open through the end of the day on February 20th. The race begins at 9:30 am. Read more about 4TH ANNUAL MARDI GRAS MADNESS 5K

Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA
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Sunday Family Concert: MUSIC FOR ALL AGES

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of sheer musical delight!  Meet our Phil musicians and their instruments during a pre-concert instrument demonstration—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 Children’s Chorus, an award-winning emerging artist from South Shore Conservatory, and with a nod to the Plymouth 400 Anniversary, music from Antonín Dvořák’s New World Symphony and Leroy Anderson’s Governor Bradford March.  Special ticket prices make this an affordable, fun way to experience the magic of live orchestral music!
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Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-746-1622

Opening Day at Plimoth Plantation

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Plimoth Plantation is opening for it's 73rd season, and kicking things off with an eventful day to celebrate Spring.
The Plantation will be open daily from 9am-5pm. Special events to be announced. Please check on the weblink. Read more about Opening Day at Plimoth Plantation

Plymouth North High School
41 Obery Street
Plymouth , MA

3RD ANNUAL RUN FOR THE MUSIC 5K & 1 MILE

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 8:30am

8:30 Am - 1 Mile Start And 9:00 Am - 5k Start
Race Proceeds To Benefit The Plymouth Schools Music Association And Visual Performance Arts Departments Read more about 3RD ANNUAL RUN FOR THE MUSIC 5K & 1 MILE

James Library & Center for the Arts
24 West Street
Norwell , MA
Phone: 781-659-7100
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Railroad Magic, presented by Debbie O’Carroll

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:30am

Everyone loves trains and magic shows! Magician Debbie O’Carroll, in the role of a magical engineer, weaves colorful stage magic and zany comedy with fanciful yarns of people, places and creatures. Join the fun and imagine yourself on Debbie’s magic train as you learn about some amazing locations on the map of the United States! Free! Read more about Railroad Magic, presented by Debbie O’Carroll

Oliver Mill Park
Nemasket Street Rte 44 Across from KOA
Middleboro , MA

7th Annual Herring Run Festival

Saturday, April 18, 2020 to Sunday, April 19, 2020

April 18th and 19th, 2020 from 11am until 4pm both days - Come join the fun!  There will be merchant vendors, food vendors, games, exhibits, demonstrations, live music, a beer garden and lots of herring! There is so much to see and do, you will probably want to visit both days! Read more about 7th Annual Herring Run Festival

Nelson Park
Nelson Street
Plymouth , MA

Bark in the Park

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Plymouth’s Bark in the Park Festival features 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

Charlestown Navy Yard
114 16th Street Next to the USS CONSTITUTION
Charlestown , MA

Mayflower Sails 2020 - Becoming America

Thursday, May 14, 2020 to Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Mayflower Sails 2020 is honored to be commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing. After three years of restoration, this once-in-a-life-time event will be the Mayflower’s debut sail with a free maritime festival to follow. Read more about Mayflower Sails 2020 - Becoming America

Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street
Plymouth , MA

Pirates Ashore in Plymouth

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Pirates Ashore in Plymouth is an annual all-day reenactment of the little-known visit of three pirate ships to Plymouth Colony in May 1646 as described in Governor William Bradford’s Of Plimoth Plantation. Visitors of all ages are invited to the Mayflower Society House for pirate and Pilgrim fun!

Visit the weblink www.newplimmothgard.org/ for updated information. Read more about Pirates Ashore in Plymouth

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

Cardboard Fish Workshop

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join James Grashow, creator the "The Great Monkey Show" cardboard monkeys installation, in making your own cardboard fish sculpture! Convinced there is a link between corrugated board and creativity, artist James Grashow will demonstrate how to turn sheets of corrugated board into lively fish. Rescued from trash, it asks only, "What do you want me to be?" Corrugated board is the DNA of creativity. Participants will complete a fish that can be painted and decorated at home. Read more about Cardboard Fish Workshop

Plymouth Harbor
Court Street, Water Street, Main Street
Plymouth , MA
Phone: 508-747-7174

Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 9:30am to 9:30pm

Saturday, July 4, 9:30am Parade - 7:30pm Waterfront Concert - 9:15pm Fireworks from Plymouth Harbor
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

Waterfront Harbor area
75 Water Street
Plymouth , MA

Project Arts Reggae Fest

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Come and experience top bands, musicians, kids’ activities, Food Trucks, Crafters and more! This is usually an all day event-Check back for updated information.
For Parking information, visit https://parkplymouth.com/public-parking-locations.html Read more about Project Arts Reggae Fest

Hull Harbor MA
Phone: 781-925-5433

Hull Lifesaving Museum Harbor Illumination

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm

A spectacular event, lighting Hull bay from A Street to James Avenue, with music and family activities! Join us for a spectacular event as we light the harbor with more than one thousand flares, celebrating Hull's maritime heritage. The evening begins with a Coast Guard City commemoration at Hull Cemetery, followed by a full schedule of music, food and family fun. Read more about Hull Lifesaving Museum Harbor Illumination

The Daniel Webster Estate
238 Webster Street
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-834-0548

Annual Family Fun Day

Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

FREE admission, though some activities have a minimal cost. Rain or Shine. Pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals, bounce houses to include a slide and maze, children's ID program, music, food with chowder, burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, homemade cookies and brownies. Read more about Annual Family Fun Day

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

Annual Heritage Days Festival

Saturday, August 8, 2020 to Sunday, August 9, 2020

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. Visitors can enjoy many events, activities, and music venues for which Scituate Heritage Days has become famous. Read more about Annual Heritage Days Festival

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

2nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

The Festival proceeds will be used to support the many cultural, artistic and educational programs offered by the Plymouth Public Library. The Festival also features family entertainment, food and special exhibits. We are calling for 65 exhibitors to present their original and handcrafted canvas art, sculpture, woodwork, glass creations, fabric art, pottery, fashion, metalwork and more.  Exhibitors that are selected will be strongly supported with a marketing campaign consisting of print, electronic media and area business and arts groups involvement. Read more about 2nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

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

Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

The Festival will include: 210+ Crafter/Vendor Booth Spaces - 30+ Food Trucks & Food Vendors - 14th Annual Motor Head's Cruise-In Car Show
Ducky Dash Race - Beer Garden - Kids FUN Zone-Games, Inflatables - 2 Stages of Live Entertainment and More! 
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Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road
Marshfield , MA
Phone: 781-837-9400

40th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

It's Mass Audubon’s biggest South Shore celebration of the year, our 40th annual Farm Day! Head on down to Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, where the grasslands will be transformed into a festival of fall farm fun. With tractor-drawn hayrides through beautiful fields, live bluegrass music, educational presentations, games, crafts, artisans, delicious food, and more, Farm Day is not to be missed! Read more about 40th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth , MA

Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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. Ages 12 and under. Read more about Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Downtown Brockton
Main Street, Montello Street, School Street
Brockton , MA

34th Annual Holiday Parade

Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

Activities start at 9am and Parade starts at 1pm - Celebrate the 34th Anniversary of the Downtown Brockton Parade!  Share your favorite toys! The ones you loved, the ones you had to have, the ones you want again! Floats will be judged on creativity, interpretation of the theme, and clarity of the theme. Read more about 34th Annual Holiday Parade

Downtown Plymouth
Main Street
Plymouth , MA

Plymouth WinterFest

Saturday, December 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Main Street will be closed for an outdoor family friendly celebration featuring laser light shows every hour, jugglers, fire shows, roving acapella groups, drum lines, balloon artists, face painters, pop-up art shows, and more! So come join us and keep the holiday spirit going. Note: This event is generally held on the last Saturday of December. Please check back for updated information or check the Weblink. Read more about Plymouth WinterFest