The 6 Best Fall Festivals in Massachusetts!

Fall is in the air. Crisp days with the foliage ablaze in a variety of bright colors, and the harvest of local fruits and vegetables brings on a feeling of celebration. To welcome in the season, immerse yourself in all things fall with these excellent festivals in Massachusetts! 

The Big E, West Springfield, MA

The Big E hosts the biggest fair in the Northeast. Enjoy agricultural competitions, food contests, live music, midway rides and more. This is a typical big time fair with lots to offer the whole family.

Douglas Oktoberfest, Douglas, MA

At the Douglas Oktoberfest, there's plenty of beer, but this fall festival embraces its roots, too. Plenty of food vendors, arts & crafts, live music, and games fill the streets of downtown Douglas for an event that offers something for everyone in the family.

Harpoon Octoberfest, Boston, MA

If you enjoy good beer, don't miss out on Boston's annual Harpoon Octoberfest at Harpoon Brewery. Enjoy live music and dancing, traditional German eats, and of course...delicious beer. Stop by this multi-day event for one of the biggest Octoberfest celebrations in New England. 

Berkshire Botanical Gardens Harvest Festival, Stockbridge, MA

One of the longest running festivals of this type, the Berkshire Botanical Gardens Harvest Festival is fun for the whole family. Check out the farmers market, tag sale, lots of delicious food and live entertainment.

Wellfleet OysterFest, Wellfleet, MA

Enjoy oysters, scallops and more at the Wellfleet OysterFest. Take part in a shuck-off, enjoy live music and be sure to bring the kids. There are several activities in store just for them.

What the Fluff?, Somerville, MA

C'mon...who doesn't love Fluff?! This delicious festival is in celebration of one of the most underrated spreads: Fluff. Drawing 20,000 people each year, enjoy live music, cooking contests, and several Fluff-themed activities at this late September event. 

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Transfiguration Grecian Festival

4:00 PM
Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, Lowell, MA
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Farm and Field Festival

10:00 AM
Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury, MA
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Transfiguration Grecian Festival

11:00 AM
Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, Lowell, MA
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02

Transfiguration Grecian Festival

12:00 PM
Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, Lowell, MA
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10-Minute Play Festival

7:00 PM
Chelmsford Center for the Arts, Chelmsford, MA
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Jun
07

Rockport Chamber Music Festival

7:30 PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA
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Jun
08

Mendon Strawberry Festival

10:00 AM
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Mendon and Uxbridge, Mendon, MA
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Jun
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Dighton Strawberry Festival

11:00 AM
Dighton Lions Pavillion, Dighton, MA
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Jun
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African Festival Lowell

11:00 AM
Lowell Heritage State Park, Lowell, MA
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