Must-See Events in Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Massachusetts' Annual Range of Events Make Planning a Snap

Thinking of planning your next vacation around unique regional happenings? The historic state of Massachusetts is brimming with musical events and outdoor festivals for all the family. Just to start, kids will love the spectacular green Charles River on St. Patrick's Day, and all the family can take part in the Eastern States Exposition, with its petting zoo and delightful crafts stalls.

Best Family-Friendly Events in Massachusetts

Head to one of these must-see events in Massachusetts and spend long summer days with your family at the charming Barnstable Country Fair, or soak up Asian culture at the Dragon Boast Festival.

Best Places to Stay for Events in Massachusetts

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Humarock, Scituate, Massachusetts
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
from $61
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
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Best Outdoor Events in Massachusetts

All year round, Massachusetts hosts an array of outdoor events that can be enjoyed by solo travelers, couples, and families alike. Attend tree lightings in December, cheer on the runners at the world's oldest annual marathon, or delight in fireworks displays in observance of Independence Day.

Recommended Accommodations for Events in Massachusetts

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
South Deerfield, Deerfield, Massachusetts
from $61
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
from $60
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House ∙ 1 guest
Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
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Best Music Events in Massachusetts

From folk to classical, numerous musical festivals are some of the best must-see events in Massachusetts. Some of the best are held in summer, so you can easily enjoy live performances of your favorite genre of music in the lovely outdoors.

Top Offers for Events in Massachusetts

House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
West Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Massachusetts
from $62
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Downtown Crossing, Boston, Massachusetts
from $60
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Motel ∙ 6 guests
Walpole, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
from $90
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