50 Most Exciting Spring Festivals to be Held in Boston in
1. Harvard Square Mayfair
Occupied with live music and dance performances, family activities, vintage goods, sidewalk sales, arts and crafts and food from all over the world, this event is celebrated every year by more than 150,000 people around the world. Harvard Square Mayfair will be celebrated on 1st May, at Harvard Square.
2. Somerville PorchFest
On May 21, bands and musicians across the Somerville will rejoice and use an underused public spot: The Porch. You will enjoy several acts ranging from Bollywood funk to clawhammer banjo.
3. Lawn on D Celebration
The exclusive outdoor collaborative space in Boston, The Lawn on D started as a trial based event site bringing together various area residents, audiences and communities for innovative programming and events. Get ready to visit on May 21.
4. Boston Calling Spring
Celebrated in Boston City Hall Plaza from May 27 – 29, Boston Calling Music Festival is a multi-stage festival offering some of the finest and best performances in live music.
5. Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl
This is one of the biggest all–you–can–eat ice cream fiestas, serving frozen yogurt and ice cream, from the top ice cream companies of the nation. The event happens on 7th June.
6. Cambridge River Arts Festival
On 4th of June, six lively festival stages will display local dance, theater and music for viewers of all ages.
7. Cambridge Science Festival
From 15th of April, the Cambridge streets will come thriving once again in a 10 days festival of technology and science.
8. Tiny Tall Ships Festival
This festival is a festivity of all the nautical and tiny; Mermaids, sea monsters, small ships, whales, submarines, icebergs and other floating sculptures in kiddie pools all across the Union Square.
9. Rock & Roll Rumble
As the name suggests, this festival is all about music. More than 24 bands perform in 9 nights.
10. Greenway Food Truck Fest
Held on 23rd April, this festival is a great chance to explore “Greenway Cuisine” – particularly for those people who are unable to visit The Greenway during weekdays.
11. Artweek Boston
ArtWeek festivals are exceptional interactive opportunities offering behind-the-scenes right of entry to artists and other creative process.
12. Wicked Wine Fest
This famous tasting event held at Boston Center for the Arts is the location to be when a large number of young professionals meet for a relaxed and fun-filled social activity overloaded with interesting people and tasty vintages.
13. Fort Point Open Studios
Discover the momentous waterside warehouses housing many photographers, book artists, performance artists, jewelers, ceramicists, sculptors, painters, printmakers and many more.
14. Somerville Open Studios
During this festival, emerging, established and mid-career artists open their studio doors or home for the weekend. The entire happening is open and free to the public.
15. Together Boston
Together Boston is a yearly held music festival whose key focus is to highlight the unity of technology, art and music, and their dissemination in Boston.
16. Independent Film Fest
IFF Boston is a display of the best films around the world. It is a festival that brings attendees, sponsors, producers, actors and directors together, in n shared atmosphere.
17. Lilac Sunday
Held by Food Truck Festivals of America and the Arnold Arboretum, this festival of springtime offers excursions of the lilacs and many other exceptional collections, food truck vendors and family activities.
18. Out of the Blue Fools Fest
On first 2 days of April, Out of the Blue festival is held in which more than 25 bands give live performance.
19. Boston Pride Parade & Festival
This parade celebrates the 46th anniversary rejoicing the LGBT community. After the parade, a festival occupied with musical performances and lots of fun is celebrated.
20. Duckling Day on the Common
In this festival, more than 1,000 attendants gather and parade across most scenic parks of Boston, outfitted like characters from the “Make Way for Ducklings” story.
This festival is a pure celebration of local music, summer and local beer.
22. Radio 92.9 EarthFest
On 21st May, this family-friendly fiesta will display local and national music acts, environment friendly goods and local non-profit environmental groups.
23. Hyperlocal Craft Brew Fest
This is a yearly held tasting fundraiser festival that emphasized and upholds newly established breweries, local brewers of beer, artisan beverage makers, local food sellers, cider and mead.
24. Dragon Boat Festival
This festival will be conducted on 11th – 12th June, this year. Besides the dragon ride, it involves lots of performances including dragon dance, eye dotting ceremony, Bollywood and Bhangra dance, Chinese marital arts, Asian folk songs and many more.
25. Boston Underground Film Fest
The festival of Boston Underground Film possesses an 18 years history of conveying less-appreciated cinema to viewers ravenous for a movie experience outside the conventional system.
26. Boston LGBT Film Festival
This popular festival displays international, local and US video, film and other media, nurturing a superior sense of wakefulness and variety among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender groups and associated audiences.
27. Art in Bloom at the MFA
On 29th April, professional designers and garden clubs from all over the New England will generate floral activities stimulated by the magnificent art works of MFA.
28. Watch City Steampunk Fest
This famous festival features panel discussions, lectures, musicians, kids’ activities, costumed performers and an outdoor offering a great collection of exclusive sellers selling all products Steampunk!
29. CraftBoston Spring
CraftBoston Spring is a display of modern craft, presenting the art work of ninety artists making present day‘s most extraordinary home décor, furniture, clothing and handmade jewelry.
30. Boston Print Fair
This festival incorporates a show and sale featuring fifty selective exhibitors displaying contemporary drawings, fine prints, sculpture, decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, photography, fine art and many more.
31. Visualize Somerville 2
Visualize Somerville 2 is an idea that combines community, activity and technology into a large scale collaborative setting.
32. Beer Advocate Microbrew Fest
It is the very first festival announced by BeerAdvocate that is to be held on 3–4 June,, presenting a judiciously curated team of beer (and some other fermented drinks) from world’s finest selected microbreweries.
33. Brookline Cherry Blossom Fest
This festival rejoices the Japanese festivity of spring arrival and cherry blossom. The festival is complimented with eating, taiko and dance.
34. Boston Design Week
BDW pursues to upsurge public appreciation and awareness of all phases of design, nurture acknowledgment of the vibrant part played by these designs in our lives, and take along new onlookers to an extensive collection of design organizations and industries.
35. Boston Tattoo Convention
The fifteenth yearly held BTC is a 3 festival that features unique vendors, incredible tattoos, live bands, burlesque and circus acts. Shop for an artist, get tattooed, explore the fine art gallery or enjoy a chilled drink sitting in a beer garden watching out your desired local acts.
36. Anime Boston
Anime Boston comprise of a 3-day festival conducted yearly in Boston. The main emphasis of this festival is to promote and celebrate Japanese pop-culture, comics and animation.
37. Japan Festival Boston
With the purpose of a generating a Japanese traditional festival that will flourish for coming 100 years, the Japanese-American and Japanese community in Boston has gathered together in order to produce an event introducing many customs of Japan, containing its customary and pop culture, industry and business and many more.
38. Boston Jazz Week
Jazz Week is not basically a week; rather it is a 10 days festival celebrating festivity of the music and astonishing local sight.
39. Boston Lamb Jam
It is a classic tasting festival and opposition that carries together twenty of the best chefs from all across the New England for the title being termed Lamb Jam Boston Champion.
40. Uncorked at Franklin Park Zoo
In this festival, during the whole evening, visitors have the chance to sample wines and enjoy a walk amid the animals.
41. Brandeis Creative Arts Fest
The yearly held Festival of the Creative Arts displays nationwide celebrated visual artists and performers accompanied by artwork, film, theater, dance, music and many more than three hundred Brandeis alumni and students.
42. Harvard Sq. Bookish Ball
This family friendly free festival features Shakespearean performances, book store strolls, birthday cake and many more.
43. Harvard ARTS FIRST Fest
This festival is yearly display of creativity of Harvard’s faculty and students. This festival is open to public having many free activities and performances for Harvard and all ages’ community members.
44. B.C. Arts Festival
In this festival, a brilliant clutch of over 1,000 faculty artists and student present sculpture, painting, film, poetry, dance, theater, music and many more.
45. SoWa Market Opening Day
In this fantastic festival, you can enjoy 3 remarkable markets; Food Trucks, Farmers Market and Arts Market, in one appropriate location.
46. Cinema Somerville Film Fest
This festival is a free open-air film broadcast event in the weekend of Somerville Open Studios which will take place on, 30th April this year, from 19:00 – 21:00 in Union Square Plaza.
47. East Boston Open Studios
In this festival, more than 20 selected and acclaimed artists display their studios for general public in open.
48. Arlington Greek Fest
The Athanasius Festival is among the largest cultural festival of Arlington which attracts a large number of visitors all across the country. Present year, it will be conducted under a 300 by 60 feet tent set on the grounds of St. Athanasius church, and will greet more than 15,000 guests of all ages. The festival will offer fun activities, rides, and games for kids and finest drink and food for everyone.
49. What I Make at Aeronaut
This is basically a conference that begins with short motivational speeches at Aernoaut Brewery which are then followed by practical workshops held at Artisan’s Asylum. The day is concluded by moving back to Aeronaut Brewery in order to enjoy a a post conference bash accompanied by interactive art, dancing and music.
50. Boston Int’l Film Fest
The BIFF was made to rejoice the filmmaking art and to pay respect to the filmmakers for whom all of this had been possible. This festival is dedicated to reward artists for their creative expression and their discrete talents that they have proved through the film medium.