Events and Festivals in Boston

  • Lexington Carnival: Enjoy patriotic music, carnival rides, food, games, and fireworks (July 2 after dusk) at the Fourth of July Carnival in Lexington.
  • Salem CultureFest: Features a diverse lineup of bands and entertainment, crafts booths, international foods, and a children’s area at Salem Common.
  • Lowell Folk Festival: Billed as America’s largest free folk festival, this festival has continuous folk, bluegrass, gospel, world, and dance music on five outdoor stages, plus ethnic foods, crafts, and kid’s activities.
  • Boston Marathon: Held in April, this elitist road running race dates back over 100 years. It is held annually in April on Patriot’s Day, a holiday that commemorate the start of the Revolutionary War. The race is the second most covered by the media, second only to the Super Bowl in terms of media coverage of a single-day sporting event. 1800 qualified runners start the race every year, cheered on by thousands of spectators. Recommended is to search the best Boston tours which will help you to understand the city's festivals and cultures.

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