Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Massachusetts Festivals

There is great diversity in the fall festivals in Massachusetts available.  The selection of harvest and seafood festivals in September and October makes for an excellent second act to follow up on Oktoberfest in Boston.

September 2014:

Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival – Boston, MA – September 11-14, 2014
The Big E – West Springfield, MA – September 12-28, 2014
Allston Village Street Fair – Boston, MA – September 21, 2014
Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival – Vineyard Haven, MA – September 4-7, 2014
Working Waterfront Festival – New Bedford, MA – September 27-28, 2014
Bourne Scallop Festival – Buzzards Bay, MA – September 19-21, 2014
Grotonfest – Gronton, MA – September 20, 2014
Harvard Fall Festival – Harvard, MA – September 13-14, 2014
Beantown Jazz Festival - South End, Boston, MA – September 27, 2014
Somerville Dog Festival - Somerville, MA – September 14, 2014
Boxford Apple Festival – Boxford, MA – September 20, 2014
Scallop Festival – East Falmouth, MA - September 19-21, 2014
Cranberry Arts & Music Festival – Harwich, MA - September 14-15, 2014
Beantown Jazz Festival – Boston, MA - September 27, 2014
Working Waterfront Festival – New Bedford – Sept 27-28, 2014
Wormtown Music Festival – Greenfield, MA – September 12-14, 2014
Spirit of Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury, MA – September 26-28, 2014
Slater Park Fall Festival – Pawtucket, MA – September 13-14, 2014
Amherst Apple Harvest Festival – Amherst, MA – September 27, 2014
North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival – Orange, MA – September 27-28, 2014

Other September Festivals:

Boston Harbor Islands Regatta – Boston, MA – September 28, 2013
Barnstable County Harvest Festival – Cape Cod, MA – September 28-29, 2013

October 2014:

Honk! Festival – Somerville, MA – October 10-12, 2014
Head of the Charles Regatta – Cambridge, MA – October 18-19, 2014
Topsfield Fair - Topsville, MA – October 3-13, 2014
Plymouth Barktoberfest – Plymouth, MA – October 4, 2014

Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival – Greenfield, MA – October 11-12, 2014
Wellfleet OysterFest – Wellfleet, MA – October 18-19, 2014
Cranberry Harvest Celebration – Wareham, MA – October 11-12, 2014
Essex Clamfest – Essex, MA – October 25, 2014
Nantucket Cranberry Festival – Nantucket, MA – October 11, 2014
Applefest at Wachusett Mountain – Princeton, MA – October 18-19, 2014
Boston Vegetarian Food Festival – Boston, MA – October 25-26, 2014
HarvestFest – Rockport, MA – Oct 18, 2014
Berkshire Botanical Harvest Festival – Stockbridge, MA – Oct 11-12, 2014
Franklin County Falls Pumpkinfest – Turners Falls, MA – Oct 18, 2014
Ashfield Fall Festival – Ashfield, MA – October 11-12, 2014
Northern Berkshire Fall Foliage Festival and Parade – North Adams, MA – October 5, 2014
Textile River Regatta – Lowell, MA – October 5, 2014
Filmshift Festival – Somerville, MA – October 25-26, 2014
Great Pumpkin Fest | EcoTarium – Worcester, MA – October 25, 2014
Festival of the Hills – Conway, MA – October 5, 2014
Salem Harvest Fest – Salem, MA – October 25, 2014

Williamstown Film Festival – Williamstown, MA – November 5-9, 2014

Other October Festivals:
 National Cranberry Festival – Edaville, MA – October 5-6, 2013

November 2014:
Drink Craft Beer Fall to Winter Fest – Boston, MA – Nov 14-16, 2014
Boston Christmas Festival – Boston, MA – Nov 7-9, 2014
Festival of Trees – Methuen, MA – Nov 22 – Dec 6, 2014
Paradise City Marlborough – Marlborough, MA – Nov 21-23, 2014
Holiday Festival of Crafts – Worcester, MA – Nov 28-30, 2014
Fall Fest on the Waterfront
Marblehead Spirit Days
Sturbridge Harvest Festival – Sturbridge, MA
Harbor Fall Festival – Weymouth, MA

Find other fun things to do in Massachusetts in October:

Oktoberfest in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Corn Mazes
Massachusetts Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Pumpkin Patches

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