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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

M.I.Y A Make-It-Yourself Studio
27 South Park Ave.
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-591-3491

M.I.Y A Make-It-Yourself Studio

An all ages creative studio offering courses, classes and workshops in sewing, knitting, crochet, art, DIY, jewelry, and all things handmade/crafty! We're Like Pinterest in Real Life! MIY Studio is a make-it-yourself creativity studio offering classes, courses, and workshops in almost every creative realm imaginable- sewing, knitting, crochet, photography, paper crafts, soap-making. How about a Seascape class, Photography Course, Furniture Flipping/Trash to Treasure, Embroidery, Needle Felting, Crochet... we could go on!  But enough about us - what do YOU want to learn? Read more about M.I.Y A Make-It-Yourself Studio

Mass Audubon Society
Phone: 800-283-8266

Mass Audubon Society

Summers are Free for Military Families at Wildlife Sanctuaries
From the first day of summer through Labor Day, all active military members and their families get free admission to our wildlife sanctuaries as part of the Blue Star Museums program  which is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, the Department of Defense, and Blue Star Families.
Each summer it provides military families free access to over 2,000 museums, wildlife sanctuaries, and parks across the country in recognition of their service.

All active-duty personnel (including National Guard and Reserve) and their families, up to five people, are eligible upon the presentation of a valid military ID card. Read more about Mass Audubon Society

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 3.5 miles from Plymouth Rock. Kingston Collection features a variety of stores, specialty shops, a 14-screen cinema complex and excellent dining at Waxy’s Modern Irish Bar and Bar Rustic featuring the Studio Kitchen. Read more about Kingston Collection

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

The Adventure Park at Heritage

Zip Lines & Climbing Fun for kids, teens, adults and groups. Reserve online at Park website. The Adventure Park, on beautiful Cape Cod, two miles from the Sagamore Bridge, offers fun, learning, cooperation, challenge, and self-esteem building for beginners through advanced climbers. Read more about The Adventure Park at Heritage

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

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

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
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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Sauchuk’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
200 Center Street
Plympton, MA 02367
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

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

Paragon Carousel

The Carousel has been operating along the shores of beautiful Nantasket Beach for more than 80 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

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

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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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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Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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 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

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Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190

Edaville Family Theme Park

See what's NEW at Edaville Family Theme Park, where there is family fun for everyone!  FEATURING big kid rides, little kid rides, family rides:  COME HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIVES!  Edaville Family Theme Park opens for the season in April and admission includes Thomas Land, all daily events, all rides & attractions. Read more about Edaville Family Theme Park

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

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

America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

Friday, November 16, 2018 to Sunday, November 18, 2018

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 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

Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330
Phone: 508-866-8190
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Autism Awareness & Paddington Bear Weekend at Edaville

Saturday, April 28, 2018 to Sunday, April 29, 2018

10am-5pm both days
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.
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Tidmarsh Farms
100 Beaver Dam Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Mass Audubon Annual Statewide Volunteer Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a morning of family fun as we spruce up our trails, gardens, and nature centers and dive into other spring cleaning projects. There are plenty of activities planned for all ages and abilities, whether you're looking for kid-friendly work (preparing gardens for spring planting) or more strenuous activities (trail restoration). Read more about Mass Audubon Annual Statewide Volunteer Day

Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: 508-588-6000
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Kid's Clay Studio

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30pm

Children love learning about the wonderful medium of clay! In this introduction to hand-building techniques our experienced teachers will explain all steps of the clay process and encourage individual creativity. All pieces will be glazed and fired in the kiln. Four weeks, all materials included. Read more about Kid's Clay Studio

Plimoth Waterworks Building
26 Howland Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Open Studios at Plimoth Waterworks Building & Meet & Greet Barnicle & Husk

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – “Barnicle and Husk” signing and character appearance
Spend your day at Plimoth Waterworks Building, opening its doors to the public especially for ArtWeek. Guests will be entertained by a myriad of activities, including tours of open studios, games, meet and greets with artists, painting demonstrations and a comic book signing. Representatives from True Rad Designs will display and sell their merchandise.
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North River Arts Society
157 Old Main Street
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
Phone: 781-837-8091

Windsock/Puppet Making Workshop

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 4:00pm

Come join us for a free SEA themed Windsock/Puppet Making Workshop. We will be creating "SEA" themed windsocks to march with in our Annual Puppet Parade at this year’s Festival.  Artists and non-artists of all ages welcome - children and adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult (no drop - offs please) Read more about Windsock/Puppet Making Workshop

Plymouth, Lobster Locations throughout Plymouth MA

Meet the Artists Behind the Plymouth Lobster Crawl

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Special for ArtWeek, meet the Artists behind the Plymouth Lobster Crawl and these five-foot sculptures. Join us for this first-of-its kind event and learn from individuals artists what makes the Plymouth Lobster Crawl so special. You will hear about the process of painting a 5 foot fiberglass lobster, their inspiration, and be able to ask any questions about their crustacean. There will be an opportunity for photos and autographs as well. Free!

Visit the weblink to download a Lobster Map. Read more about Meet the Artists Behind the Plymouth Lobster Crawl

Nelson Park
Nelson Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Bark in the Park

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

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

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

Plymouth Fairy-Themed Story Hour

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

In conjunction with the Plymouth Fairy Door Trail, join Jane Kelly, artist and owner of online business Keyhole Studio for a fairy-themed story hour. Enjoy the story as well as a fairy door hunt in the library for two hidden fair doors. Be sure to dress in your fairy best! Plymouth Fairy Door Trail is a celebration of local artists and the community. Downtown businesses are invited to team up with artists, inlcluding Terry Kole, Jill Voelker and Jennifer McCarthy to create a unique Fairy Door to be displayed in or around their establishments. Read more about Plymouth Fairy-Themed Story Hour

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

American Girl Doll Overnight at Battleship Cove

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 4:00pm

Girls and their dolls spend a night on a historic battleship and learn about life on the World War II homefront through Molly, an American Girl. Her books inspire the evening's activities. Price includes overnight accommodations, evening snack, breakfast and all-day admission to Battleship Cove. Read more about American Girl Doll Overnight at Battleship Cove

Cape Train
252 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 888.797.7245
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MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH - throw mama on the train!

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 11:00am

We know that Moms are the heart of a home. Show her some extra love and attention this year and treat her to our Mother’s Day Brunch aboard the Cape Cod Central Railroad. Train rides are an activity everyone can participate in so it’s ideal for multi-generational groups!

Celebrate Mom with family and friends as you enjoy a delicious brunch while you travel through the serene beauty of Cape salt marshes. Start a new tradition this year and give Mom the priceless gift of time with her family and time out of the kitchen! Read more about MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH - throw mama on the train!

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

Mark T. Small - Music History Lecture/Performance

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This special music/history lecture and performance features Mark Small, an internationally recognized musician, accomplished guitarist, and entertainer noted for his 2014 Best Acoustic Blues Album and numerous national Top 20 music chart hits. Learn the connection between guitars and Eygpt, Ben Franklin, and the Spanish American War through instrumentals, singing, and music making including his signature foot-stomping blues and Honky Tonk music. Read more about Mark T. Small - Music History Lecture/Performance

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
2000 Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050

Walk for Wildlife - Free Family Day!

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join Mass Audubon and the South Shore Bird Club for this 33rd annual event where we celebrate spring and the stunning property we call Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary. This festive event continues to evolve from year to year, and #33 might just be the best one yet! Whether you’re interested in birds, bugs, plants, or just being outdoors, we'll have fun for all ages at this Free day of discovery. Read more about Walk for Wildlife - Free Family Day!

Mayflower Society House
4 Winslow Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-3188

Pirates Ashore in Plymouth

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:45am to 4:00pm

A unique event unlike any others in downtown Plymouth, Pirates Ashore in Plymouth is an annual all-day reenactment of the visit of three pirate ships to Plymouth in May of 1646 as described in Governor William Bradford’s “Of Plimoth Plantation”.
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Ellison Center for the Arts
64 St. George Street
Duxbury, MA

Youth Chorus Performs Spring Concert

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

South Shore Conservatory Youth Chorus (SSCYC) presents a Spring concert at SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street in Duxbury. Admission to the concert is free, the public is welcome to attend. Read more about Youth Chorus Performs Spring Concert

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

Father's Day Gift Workshop

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Dad (or grandpa) will love drinking his coffee out of a special hand-painted mug by you! Express your creativity and make a dishwasher safe mug for Father's Day!
All materials are nontoxic and safe for all ages. Read more about Father's Day Gift Workshop

Cape Cod Bay MA
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2nd Annual South Shore Striper Tournament

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Join NSRWA for a fun weekend of fishing! Friday, June 8–Sunday, June 10, 2018 Click here to register. $3,000 in cash and additional prizes for winning anglers. The tournament starts at 5:00 pm Friday, June 8, and catch records can be submitted for eligibility from then until 12:00 noon on Sunday, June 10. Wrap-up and awards banquet Read more about 2nd Annual South Shore Striper Tournament

Harlow Old Fort House
119 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-0012

Pilgrim Breakfast

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Costumed servers dish out piping hot fishcakes, baked beans, cornbread and other tasty fare, while strolling singers share songs, riddles, and 17th-century cheer. This hearty New England breakfast is a local tradition not to be missed! Proceeds benefit the preservation of the 1677 Harlow House.

Fee: $12.50; $10. members; $45 family(2 adults & up to 3 children. Reservations encouraged. Read more about Pilgrim Breakfast

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

Plymouth's Fourth of July Festivities

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 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

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

Blessing of the Fleet & Onset/Wareham Fireworks

Saturday, July 7, 2018

The Blessing of the Fleet will kick off at 10:30 am. The vessel parade will start at 11 am. Fireworks begin approximately at 9pm. Rain date is Sunday, July 8.
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Cordage Park Marina
65 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Annual Bass & Blue Fishing Tournament

Thursday, July 12, 2018 to Sunday, July 15, 2018

Join us July 12-15 for a family-friendly fishing tournament with additional activities for children and families, like education stations with aquatic demonstrations and a culinary event featuring seafood; all of which take place in downtown Plymouth, MA. Read more about Annual Bass & Blue Fishing Tournament

Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton 02301
Phone: 508-588-6000
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SummerSpark Kids at Fuller Craft

Friday, July 13, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

Join us this summer for four weeks of morning or afternoon workshops for kids ages 5-11, designed to spark creativity, experimentation, and self-expression, while introducing children to a variety of craft materials and processes. Small group sizes ensure that students stay safe and engaged. New projects each week, no repeats! Read more about SummerSpark Kids at Fuller Craft

Merchants Way & Besse Park Wareham, MA

Swan Festival

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Food, Games, Entertainment, Vendors, Dunk Tank & Fun! Rain date is July 15th. Read more about Swan Festival

Redbrook Village Green
237 Wareham Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

Mass Audubon Adventure Camp at Redbrook

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

Campers actively explore trails, bogs, and special habitats at Redbrook. Outdoor discovery is combined with sports activities, led by the YMCA, for a unique nature-and-sports experience that builds community and strengthens confidence among campers. Read more about Mass Audubon Adventure Camp at Redbrook

Onset Beach
182 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02558

Sandcastle Day at Onset Beach

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of sand sculpting and beach going fun on Onset Beach. This event is geared towards children, but adults may also participate. Awards and prizes will be given to children only in different categories. This event is free to attend and participate in. Rain date July 29. Read more about Sandcastle Day at Onset Beach

Daniel Webster Estate
238 Webster Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-834-0548

10th Annual Family Fun Day

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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. This is the 10th anniversary of this event!

Please visit the weblink or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1307786629314610/ for updated information. Read more about 10th Annual Family Fun Day

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

Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "Bye Bye Birdie"

Thursday, August 2, 2018 to Saturday, August 18, 2018

It's 1963 and a rock and rock star travels to small town Ohio to say good bye to his fans. Showtimes are usually at 7:30pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays. Please check the weblink for updates and tickets.

Performances held on August 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17 & 18. Read more about Priscilla Beach Theatre presents "Bye Bye Birdie"

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

Krazy Days Festival

Friday, August 3, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018

Held both days 10am-5pm
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! Read more about Krazy Days Festival

Scituate Harbor
Jericho Road
Scituate, MA

Heritage Days Festival 50th Anniversary

Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018

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. During the weekend, visitors can enjoy many events, activities, and music venues that Scituate Heritage Days has become famous for. In addition to the many vendors at Heritage Days, Scituate Harbor boasts many retail shops, businesses and restaurants. Read more about Heritage Days Festival 50th Anniversary

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

151st Marshfield Fair

Friday, August 17, 2018 to Sunday, August 26, 2018

12pm-10pm  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 151st Marshfield Fair

Brockton High School
470 Forest Avenue
Brockton, MA 02301

Summerfest 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Held on the grounds of Brockton High School. There will be crafts, games and activities for children, food and music, swimming at the Manning Pool and wonderful opportunities to meet your neighbors and relax with friends. School PACs and PTAs will host games and activities; there will be activities with the Fuller Craft Museum, demonstrations by cheerleading and dance groups, and presentations by the Brockton Police and Fire Departments. Read more about Summerfest 2018

Lillian Gregerman Bandshell
191 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02558

5th Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Express yourself with chalk art at this hugely popular annual family event! This year, we welcome 3D artist, David Zinn! David will be leading a free workshop before the Festival, and also expressing himself with art installations around the Village! Live music from Noon-4pm. Juried craft fair. Rain Date is 8/26.
$5 registration fee includes supplies. Read more about 5th Annual Chalk-Full-O-Fun Onset Street Painting Festival

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

Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

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 02330
Phone: 508-866-5391
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King Richard's Faire

Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Sunday, October 21, 2018

Weekends Sept. 1-Oct. 21, 2018 & 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
182 Onset Ave
Onset, MA 02538

4th Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us in celebration for our 4th Annual Onset Beach Kite Festival. Rain-date Sunday, September 2nd. Build-a-kite station for the kids by donation and kites for sale! Live kite flying demonstrations! Fun for the whole family! Feel free to bring your own kites

For more info…onsetvillage@yahoo.com or 508-295-7072.
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South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA
Phone: 781-659-2559

42nd Annual Corn Festival

Saturday, September 15, 2018 to Sunday, September 16, 2018

Join us as we celebrate the natural and cultural heritage of New England! The South Shore Natural Science Center’s Annual Corn Festival is a great day of family fun and entertainment. All day events include All Hands Drumming, pony rides by Cranberry Equestrian Team, kids’ activities, 4-H animal displays, hay rides and traditional craft demonstrations.
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Redbrook
237 Wareham Road 1 Greenside Way North
Plymouth , MA 02360
Phone: 508-224-2600

5th Annual Redbrook HarvestFest

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The A.D. Makepeace Company and Ocean Spray Cranberries are teaming up in October for the third annual “Bog to Table Dinner,” a unique event which will include a cocktail hour in a flooded bog. Read more about 5th Annual Redbrook HarvestFest

Nantasket Beach
Nantasket Ave
Hull , MA
Phone: 781-925-9980

Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Hull's great annual end-of-summer street bash! A great place for families and people of all ages! With lots of great food, from lobster rolls and hot dogs, to quahogs and Mediterranean foods and family-friendly entertainment. Teenagers can find lots to do as well with great shopping and the arcades. This annual event is free and open to the public. Rain date is Sunday, September 16. Read more about Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival

A.D. Makepeace Co.
158 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Phone: 508-322-4000

15th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Saturday, October 6, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018

The Cranberry Harvest Celebration is a great way to see and learn about the picturesque cranberry harvest while enjoying some old fashioned family fun. Watch as we harvest the crimson berries continuously each day. Read more about 15th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Harlow Old Fort House
119 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-0012

Archeology Day & Colonial Fall Festival

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Dig into history during this free event at the Harlow House, with hands-on archeology activities and an exploration of everyday life in Plymouth Colony. Read more about Archeology Day & Colonial Fall Festival

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400

38th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

It's Mass Audubon’s biggest South Shore celebration of the year, our 38th 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 38th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Alden House Historic Site
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA
Phone: 781-932-9092

annual Haunted House

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

A spooktacular night of fun for the whole family with tours of "haunted house", games, haunted trail and maze, and much more.  Admission. 

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

Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 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

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

Annual USA ChristmasTown Brockton Holiday Parade Celebration

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Activities start at 9am and Parade starts at 1pm
The Holiday Parade Theme is “Celebrating the Holidays of our Ancestors” and will celebrate more than 125 Years since James Edgar donned that First Department Store Santa Suit – thus, changing the way we celebrate the holidays world-wide!  We are proud to be a part of such an iconic piece of history and are looking forward to celebrating bigger and better than ever before. Reminder: No Santa’s! Read more about Annual USA ChristmasTown Brockton Holiday Parade Celebration

Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries
2000 Main Street
Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: 781-837-9400

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Enjoy free admission, cider and snacks while shopping for unique and locally handmade gifts. In addition to offering our nature-themed gifts for adults and children, we welcome back the Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners to fill our exhibit rooms with their hand-turned creations. From bowls to pepper mills, bottle stoppers, candleholders, napkin rings, ornaments, pens, bracelets, and more, the unique patterns created by natural wood variations will definitely impress. Read more about Holiday Open House

KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 8, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018

Saturday, December 8th, & Sunday December 9th, 4-9pm both days
Join us for the 5th annual Middleborough Festival of Lights, presented by the Middleborough Tourism Committee. For $2.00 per carload, experience driving through acres of over 200,000 decorated lights.  A visit to the Christmas Village will feature cocoa, cookies, and hand made, authentic Middleborough ornaments for purchase.  Bring the family and have a professional picture taken with Santa or the Grinch for $5 while strolling through the village to seasonal music.  Model  trains will be presented by the Oak Point Model Train Club.  Read more about Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Onset Fire Station
5 East Central Ave
Onset, MA 02558

Annual Christmas in the Parks

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for our Annual Christmas in the Parks 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 and Dog Days Coffee & Sinners and Saints Tattoo and Divito Realty on Onset Ave.
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KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough, MA

Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 15, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018

Saturday, December 15th & Sunday December 16th from 4 - 9pm. 
Join us for the 5th annual Middleborough Festival of Lights, presented by the Middleborough Tourism Committee on For $2.00 per carload, experience driving through acres of over 200,000 decorated lights.  A visit to the Christmas Village will feature cocoa, cookies, and hand made, authentic Middleborough ornaments for purchase.  Bring the family and have a professional picture taken with Santa or the Grinch for $5 while strolling through the village to seasonal music.  Model trains will be presented by the Oak Point Model Train Club. Read more about Middleborough's Annual Festival of Lights