With a world of choices this summer, there’s no end to the possibilities. Travel the globe in Massachusetts with Worldfest 2014. Enjoy ethnic and cultural festivals happening across the state, all summer long. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, there’s a multitude of multicultural events going on across the state. Whether it’s a Dragon Boat Festival, a Native American Powwow or a Cape Verdean parade, you’ll find it in Massachusetts.


  • Feast your eyes on Greek entertainment

  • Watch dragon boats race on the Charles River

  • Attempt Irish dancing

  • Make memories at the Mardi Gras parade

  • Immerse yourself in the celebration of garlic

  • Learn the art of Indian storytelling

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  • COUNTRY FEST Bands, Brew and BBQ


    Fri, May 29 - Sun, May 31, 2015

    Bands, Brew & BBQ! 3 Days of Live Country Music & Line Dancing! BBQ vendors serve up their succulent, finger-lickin BBQ... more

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  • Salem Willows Seafood Festival


    Fri, Jul 10 - Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    Indulge Yourself at the Salem Willows Seafood Festival! Dozens of restaurants and food vendors serve up their seafood specialties including... more

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  • 16th Annual Lantern Festival


    Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    This breathtaking ceremony of remembrance is inspired by Buddhist rituals, where lanterns representing the souls of the dead are floated... more

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  • Summer Moon Pow-wow


    Sat, Jul 18 - Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    This is a traditional Native American Cultural-Educational Event featuring Native American identity, culture and history. There will be several sessions,... more

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  • Yankee Homecoming


    Sun, Jul 26 - Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    Celebrate America's second oldest homecoming celebration at Yankee Homecoming! An annual Newburyport tradition since 1957, Yankee Homecoming features 8 days of live... more

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  • Salem Heritage Days


    Sat, Aug 1 - Mon, Aug 10, 2015

    Celebrate the past and the present during the annual Salem Heritage Days. Featuring food, fun, and activities for all ages,... more

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    Sat, Sep 26 - Sun, Sep 27, 2015

    The Mad Bavarian Brass Band! Hold on to Your Knickers this is a one-of-a-kind Oompah Band! Featuring March - Polka... more

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  • Dragon Boat Festival


    Sat, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Dragon Boat Festival is an annual event to celebrate Asian American traditions on the Charles River. It is the largest... more

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  • Boston Irish Festival


    Sat, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Enjoy authentic Irish music and dancing, Gaelic games, cultural and literary tents, children's activities, food and gift vendors and a 5... more

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  • Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet


    Thu, Jun 25 - Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Fishermen, their families, and the townspeople join in the annual blessing of all the fishing boats. Portuguese Festival includes dancing,... more

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  • Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival

    Martha's Vineyard

    Mon, Aug 10 - Sat, Aug 15, 2015

    The Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) is a four day fun filled retreat dedicated to showcasing and honoring the... more

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  • AIFF 2015 Call for Entries


    Thu, Jan 1 - Sat, May 30, 2015

    GUIDELINES FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS ARLINGTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 Festival Dates: October 15 - 22, 2015 Submission Deadlines and Fees: Early: March 31 / Features: US$35 /... more

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  • Native American Festival


    Sat, May 30, 2015

    On Saturday, May 30th Bascom Lodge will celebrate the start of its 78th season of operation with its annual Native... more

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  • Berkshire International Film Festival

    Great Barrington

    Thu, May 28 - Sun, May 31, 2015

    A world-class festival celebrating independent, feature, documentary and short films. Panel discussions, special events & more. more

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  • MAAH Music presents a Castle of Our Skins World Premiere Concert: Oh, Freedom


    Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Words proclaimed on behalf of freedom are brought to life through music and spoken word performed by Castle of Our... more

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  • 36th Annual Cambridge River Festival


    Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Join us for this one-day celebration of the arts, attracting 200,000 annually. This FREE event along the banks of the Charles... more

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  • Albanian Festival


    Fri, Jun 5 - Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    St. Mary's and its volunteers are working very hard to preserve our Albanian traditions, as well as maintain our culture,... more

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  • Heritage Day of Portugal


    Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    The relationship between Portugal and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a long and strong one, It is a relationship that... more

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  • Arlington Greek Festival


    Thu, Jun 4 - Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    Partake in a total Greek experience at the Saint Athanasius Greek Festival, one of Arlington's largest cultural events which draws... more

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  • Searching For The Moon: A Heroine's Journey


    Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    Searching For The Moon: A Heroine's Journey, Tales of Love, Despair, Faith and Forgiveness is a one woman show written... more

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