Massachusetts

Worldfest

With a world of choices this summer, there’s no end to the possibilities. Travel the globe in Massachusetts with Worldfest. 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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  • Worcester Latin American Festival

    Worcester

    Sat, Aug 13, 2016

    Downtown Worcester shimmies to a Latin beat from noon to 9pm as 10,000 participants crowd around City Hall to celebrate Puerto... more

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  • Feast of the Three Saints

    Lawrence

    Fri, Sep 2 - Sun, Sep 4, 2016

    Italian street festival honoring Saint Alfio, Saint Filadelfo and Saint Cirino; free concerts, torch-light parade and procession of the Saints. more

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  • North End Street Festivals

    Boston

    Sun, Jun 5 - Sun, Sep 11, 2016

    Enjoy the processions, street fairs, parades, bands and wonderful Italian food. Weekends June 7-October 4. more

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  • Viva Portugal! Downtown NB Festa

    New Bedford

    Sat, May 7, 2016

    Viva Portugal is New Bedford's first downtown festa! Come delight in Portuguese culture with live music, folkloric dance and delicious... more

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  • An Evening With Nathalie & Marco Rodrigues

    New Bedford

    Sat, May 7, 2016

    Nathalie Pires is one of today's leading fado singers. This New Jersey native has voice so exquisite that she has... more

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  • Mariachi Sol De Mexico

    New Bedford

    Sat, May 21, 2016

    Fifth-generation mariachi master José Hernández ignites The Z stage with his dazzling, Grammy-nominated, 13-member folk ensemble Mariachi... more

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  • Debo Band

    Cambridge

    Thu, May 26, 2016

    With earth-rattling horns and mesmerizingly oscillating vocals, Debo Band takes the funky, psychedelic groove of 1960s Ethiopia and transplants it... more

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  • Cambridge River Festival

    Cambridge

    Sat, Jun 4, 2016

    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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  • Grecian Festival

    Cambridge

    Fri, Jun 10 - Sun, Jun 12, 2016

    Annual Grecian festival under the big tent at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. Live music, Greek cuisine, Greek... more

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  • Day of Portugal Festival Weekend

    New Bedford

    Thu, Jun 9 - Sun, Jun 12, 2016

    A traditional Portuguese "festa," which commemorates New Bedford's deep ties with Portugal. Featuring delectable tradtional foods, refreshments, 3 stages... more

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  • 2016 Eastover Medical Qigong Tai Chi and Eastern Medicine Symposium

    Lenox

    Fri, Jun 10 - Fri, Jun 17, 2016

    Join internationally renowned leaders & Masters Roger Jahnke, Mantak Chia, Junfeng Li, Robert Peng, Lee Holden, Michael Winn, Lonny Jarrett,... more

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  • Kesajuhla (Summer Festival)

    Fitchburg

    Sat, Jun 18, 2016

    All are welcome! Tervetuloa! Also music, dancing and food from Finland. more

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  • Semana Hispana Festival

    Lawrence

    Fri, Jun 17 - Sun, Jun 19, 2016

    A three day celebration of Lawrence's Latino heritage. Enjoy daily events including musical performances and activities on the common. more

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  • 94th Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow

    Mashpee

    Fri, Jul 1 - Sun, Jul 3, 2016

    Native American Art, Jewelry, Wampum, Gifts, Crafts, Dancing, Drumming, Food, Games & Clothing, New England Birds of Prey, Wampanoag Princess... more

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  • Cape Verdean Festival

    Boston

    Mon, Jul 4, 2016

    Martial arts, music and delicious food. more

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  • 2016 Mantak Chia Universal Healing Tao - North America Training and Retreat with Master Chia and Lee Holden

    Lenox

    Sun, Jun 12 - Thu, Jul 7, 2016

    Master Mantak Chia has been the only person named twice as Qigong Master of the Year by the International Congress... more

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  • Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival

    Northampton

    Sat, Jul 16, 2016

    Festival activities include Highland Dance competition, Highland Athletic competition, Pipe and Drum Band competitions, individual pipe and drum competitions, Scottish... more

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  • Nantucket Triathlon

    Nantucket

    Sat, Jul 16, 2016

    Swim, Bike, Run more

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  • Festival Betances

    Boston

    Fri, Jul 15 - Sun, Jul 17, 2016

    New England's longest-running Latino cultural celebration in Boston's South End. more

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  • Small Friends Arts & Artisans Show

    Nantucket

    Fri, Jul 15 - Sun, Jul 17, 2016

    A art & craft show to benefit Small Friends On Nantucket, a non-profit Early Learning Center On Nantucket. more

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