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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  • Chamber's Home for the Holidays +
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    Chamber's Home for the Holidays


    Sat, Dec 10, 2016

  • Nantucket Noel +
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    Nantucket Noel


    Fri, Nov 25, 2016 - Mon, Jan 2, 2017

  • 94th Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow


    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


    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


    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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  • Bastille Day Celebration 2016


    Fri, Jul 15, 2016

    Bastille Day is back! Come down to Marlborough Street and be transported to Paris with authentic Francophone music, food, drinks,... more

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  • Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival


    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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  • Festival Betances


    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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  • Summer Moon Pow-wow


    Sat, Jul 16 - Sun, Jul 17, 2016

    An Educational Workshop with Claudia Fox Tree, M.Ed. - Arawak (Yurumein). Interactive conversations about First Nations People (Native American)... more

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  • Yankee Homecoming


    Sat, Jul 30 - Sun, Aug 7, 2016

    Celebrating 225 years of the U.S. Coast Guard. Celebrate America's second oldest homecoming celebration at Yankee Homecoming! An annual Newburyport... more

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  • Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

    New Bedford

    Thu, Aug 4 - Sun, Aug 7, 2016

    Largest Portuguese feast in American; entertainment, giant midway, and parade. more

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  • Pittsfield Ethnic Fair


    Sun, Aug 7, 2016

    An exciting blend of people, music and food. more

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  • Worcester Latin American Festival


    Sat, Aug 20, 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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  • Gad Elmaleh


    Wed, Aug 31, 2016

    One of France's most popular comedians, Gad Elmaleh rarely performs in English -- until now. The Moroccan-born actor and comedian... more

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  • Feast of the Three Saints


    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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  • Bread and Roses Festival


    Mon, Sep 5, 2016

    Enjoy 3 stages of diverse music, dance, and theater performances in celebration of our local and national labor and social justice... more

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  • Bread & Roses Heritage Festival


    Mon, Sep 5, 2016

    The Bread & Roses Heritage Committee (BRHC) is dedicated to the presentation of an annual free music and cultural festival.... more

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  • North End Street Festivals


    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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  • Salem Polish Festival


    Sun, Sep 11, 2016

    You're invited to the annual Polish Festival! Delicious Polish food, baked goods, beer and a full bar, games and attractions... more

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  • Lowell Food and Wine Festival


    Thu, Sep 8 - Sun, Sep 11, 2016

    Eat. Drink. Build Community. Get prepped for tastings, hands-on demos, conversations and more in Massachusetts's rising cultural and culinary city.... more

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