Summer’s coming to an end, kids are going back to school, and the weather is cooling down, but there’s still plenty of time to get outside and enjoy these fun events taking place this month in Massachusetts!
Hilltown Brewfest – Can you think of a better way to close out summer than by enjoying an ice cold brew on a beautiful day? No? Then you won’t want to miss the Hilltown Brewfest on Saturday, September 6th in New Salem! Not only is it sure to be a great time, it’s for a great cause as all proceeds will benefit local fire departments. Relax under the big tents while you sip on different brews of beer, wine, and cider from local brewers and listen to live music from three different bands! There will also be food available for purchase, free popcorn and the commemorative tasting glass given to guests is yours to keep! The Brewfest will be from 12 noon until 5 PM and is a 21+ and pet-free event.
The Big E – The largest fair in the northeast is back! The Big E will be returning to West Springfield from September 12th – 28th, and is guaranteed to be fun for all ages. Get your fried Oreo and Craz-E burger fix while enjoying live music, circus performers, a daily parade, museums, animals, competitive exhibits, crafts, rides, shopping, and much more! There will be top performers in attendance including Emblem3, Darius Rucker, ZZ Top, Eddie Money, Little Big Town, and many more! Concert tickets are not included with admission to the fair so those tickets will need to be purchased separately, but if you purchase concert tickets in advance, it will include your admission to the fair. This New England tradition only happens once a year and you won’t want to miss it!
iFest Boston – The newest festival to come to Boston is celebrating everything Irish! From food, sports, culture, and entertainment, this lively event is sure to be fun for all ages! You can even join a workshop to trace your Irish roots! There will be tons of live music, delicious food, literary exhibits, enchanting performances, an Irish sports bar, and or course plenty of drinks to go around! This family-friendly festival will be from September 26th – 28th at the Seaport World Trade Center on South Boston’s Waterfront. Whether you’re Irish or not, you’re sure to enjoy the exciting atmosphere and merriment brought on by this new festival!
King Richard’s Faire – How often do you get the chance to step back in time? That’s exactly what you can do at King Richard’s Faire! Chow down on a turkey leg while you watch knights joust on horseback, jugglers, acrobats, fire eaters, puppeteers, and many other talented performers! There will also be games, rides, artisans from around the world, exotic animals, and much more to captivate guests of the faire. Don’t forget to grab a beer from your local bar wench while you’re there! The faire is located on an 80 acre wooded site in Carver and will be going on from August 30th – October 19th so there’s plenty of time to visit.
So many events, so little time! Make sure you get your tickets to these exciting happenings and enjoy what’s left of the warm weather before the chill of fall returns!
Photo By: Massachusetts Office Of Travel & Tourism