Seasonal Activities & Events

Church of the Pilgrimage
8 Town Square
Plymouth , MA

Pilgrim Festival Chorus

The Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC) is a volunteer, auditioned singing group dedicated to performing choral music in public and private concerts, to providing music education to its members and audiences, and to encouraging and promoting the performance of great choral music. Read more about Pilgrim Festival Chorus

Flax Pond Cranberry Farms
58 Pond Street
Carver , MA
Phone: 508-866-2162
Fax: 508-866-4172

Flax Pond Cranberry Farms

Fall Bog Tours | Gift Shop | Christmas Trees (seasonal) | Annual Events

Flax Pond Cranberry Co. is a 100-acre family farm, owned and operated by Jack and Dorothy Angley. The property, which was purchased in 1967, consists of 34 acres of producing cranberry bogs, a 10-acre pond, 40 acres of woodland (including 4,000 Fraser Fir Christmas trees), and 20 acres of reservoir. The cranberry bogs have been in production since the early 1890s and today produce 150 to 200 barrels per acre (in a good year) of fresh fruit for Ocean Spray Cranberries. Read more about Flax Pond Cranberry Farms

Newport Mansions
424 Bellevue Avenue The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House
Newport , RI
Phone: 401-847-1000

Christmas at the newport Mansions

Mid November through December

The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House will be fully decorated and open daily for tours, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Guests are invited to join The Preservation Society of Newport County to create holiday memories as they enjoy music, tours,  visits from Santa Claus, model trains, antique toys and shopping at three of America's most outstanding historic houses. Read more about Christmas at the newport Mansions

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

Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Family Theme Park

2018 Dates: November 16-January 1, 2019. Open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Hours: Operating hours vary by date; please check prior to arrival at the park!
Edaville Family Theme Park's most memorable New England Tradition is back this year with millions of lights illuminating the park! Admission includes Edaville's 3 Adventures in 1; Edaville Proper, Thomas Land & Christmas Festival of Lights, featuring 90+ rides & attractions! Yes, the rides are open! Read more about Christmas Festival of Lights at Edaville Family Theme Park

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

America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration & Parade

Friday, November 22, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019

Join the excitement this year at one of the TOP 20 Massachusetts USA Events & Festivals! The festivities begin with Saturday's Opening Ceremonies at 10:30am on Cole's Hill, then at 11am the Annual Thanksgiving Parade (America's only historically accurate chronological parade) begins at the corner of Nelson and Court Street.
Please remember the less fortunate in our community and bring along items (juice & drink mix,peanut butter,powdered milk,tomato/pasta sauce,hot & cold cereals,canned fruits,rice,pasta,beans,canned veggies,toiletries) for the Stuff the Train during the parade.

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Oliver Mill Park
Nemasket Street Rte 44 Across from KOA
02346 Middleboro , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

6th Annual Herring Run Festival

Saturday, April 13, 2019 to Sunday, April 14, 2019

April 13 & 14, 2019 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm both days
Middleborough's 6th Annual Herring Run Festival is scheduled for April 13 and 14 at the Oliver Mill Park, Route 44 and Nemasket Street.  There will be Vendors, Food, Games, Exhibits, Demonstrations, Music, and lots of Herring!  Free Admission

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

Hydrangea Success Series: Hydrangea Pruning Workshops

Saturday, April 13, 2019 to Sunday, April 14, 2019

April 13 1:30-3pm and April 14 10:30am-12pm - Even the most experienced gardeners can be overwhelmed by the prospect of pruning hydrangeas. Join Heritage Hydrangea Curator and expert Mal Condon to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, check plant height, and enhance ornamental value.

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Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove Street
Sandwich , MA
United States
Phone: 508-888-3300
Massachusetts US

Spring Fling Event at Heritage Museum & Gardens

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Celebrate the opening day of Heritage’s 50th season! Experience the mobile food and craft beer movements, while spending time outdoors with friends and family. Listen to live music while dining al fresco on some of the area’s best-known food trucks in the lush gardens of Heritage.

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

Art Adventures: “Sticks and Stones” with the Mythmakers

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

ArtWeek Massachusetts event! Stop by our hands-on Maker Station for some art-inspired fun! Artists Andy Moerlein and Donna Dodson will guide visitors of all ages to create sculptures with the same kinds of materials that they use in their work.

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Plymouth Harbor 02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Phone: 508-747-7174
Massachusetts US

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.

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Downtown Middleborough
Main Street Center Street
Middleborough , MA
United States
Phone: 774-766-6335
Massachusetts US

Krazy Days Festival

Friday, August 2, 2019 to Saturday, August 3, 2019

Held both days 10am-5pm
Bring the family and enjoy all that this KRAZY festival has to offer.  Free admission for the whole family.  Vendors, food and entertainment for the whole family from the Town Hall over to Center Street in Downtown Middleborough. 

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Scituate Harbor
Jericho Road Beach
Scituate , MA
United States
Phone: 781-545-4000
Massachusetts US

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.

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King Richards's Faire
235 Main Street Route 58
02330 Carver , MA
United States
Phone: 508-866-5391
Massachusetts US
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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.

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Hedge House Museum lawn
126 Water Street
02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Annual Thirsty Pilgrim Beer Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019

Held 1-7 both days. Enjoy cold beer, great food, and live music on the Hedge House lawn during this annual fundraising event presented by the Plymouth Lions Club. Visit the weblink for more information.

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

43rd Annual Corn Festival

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Popular with families across the region, the Corn Festival is an annual event celebrating the fall harvest, and natural and cultural heritage of New England. The event includes all day activities, such as hay rides and craft demonstrations, as well as scheduled events like live animal presentations. Also enjoy live, ongoing music, ranging from the oldies, bluegrass, folk and country.

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Nantasket Beach
Nantasket Ave
Hull , MA
United States
Phone: 781-925-9980
Massachusetts US

Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 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.

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Edaville Family Theme Park
5 Pine Street
02330 Carver , MA
United States
Phone: 508-866-8190
Massachusetts US
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Not So Spooky Halloween

Friday, October 4, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019

10AM – 6PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday & Monday, October 14 - Edaville's annual "Not So Spooky Halloween," children's trick or treating event encourages guests to dress up in their favorite costumes and head on over to the park for a full day of kid friendly, parent approved, trick or treating at every ride!

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KOA Campground
438 Plymouth Street
Middleborough , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

CRANTOBERFEST AT THE KOA

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

This cranberry-themed, family-friendly event will offer entertainment and activities for all ages.  Along with our annual kid’s costume contest and cabin decorating contest, we have added several new competitions this year to add to the fun and excitement of the day.

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

39th Annual Mass Audubon’s Farm Day

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 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!

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Plymouth Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
02360 Plymouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Plymouth's Annual Halloween on Main Street

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 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.

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

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or you’re here every week, you’ll want to stop in for our Holiday Open House! Enjoy shopping for unique, handmade holiday gifts in a relaxed atmosphere, as well as nature-themed ideas for everyone on your list. Enjoy woodturning and bird-carving demonstrations, holiday treats, and the stunning wildlife photography of Mike and Linda Cullivan.

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