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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  • 'How the Abolition Cause Became a Movement' featuring William Lloyd Garrison Scholar Horace Seldon and MAAH Executive Director Beverly Morgan-Welch


    Thu, May 28, 2015

    Slavery began with Constitutional support, but Anti-Slavery Societies formed as early as 1818. The urgent need to end slavery became a... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Grecian Festival


    Fri, Jun 12 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    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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  • Semana Hispana Festival


    Fri, Jun 12 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    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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  • Day of Portugal Festival Weekend

    New Bedford

    Thu, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    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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  • Kesajuhla (Summer Festival)


    Sat, Jun 20, 2015

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

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  • Day of Portugal Parade


    Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    The parade will start at Portuguese Square (Concord Avenue) in Somerville and work its way down Cambridge Street through Inman... more

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  • Lowell African Festival


    Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    A celebration of African art, music, foods and traditional attire. more

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  • 11th Annual Asian Festival


    Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Join the Southeast Asia Coalition for its 8th Annual Asian Festival on Sunday, June 26th 12 noon - 6 p.m. at... 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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  • 94th Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow


    Fri, Jul 3 - Sun, Jul 5, 2015

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

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