Make your own kind of music! Photo courtesy of Musketaquid Earth Day Festival
Make your own kind of music! Photo courtesy of Musketaquid Earth Day Festival

Boston-Area Spring Festivals and Fairs for Kids and Families

As March winds down and the city blossoms into springtime, there are few better ways to celebrate than by getting outside at one of Boston’s fun, family-friendly festivals. With so many to choose from, it seems like the whole city is cheering the warmer, sunnier days with music, art, flowers, and food. And the best part? Many of these special events are free. Mark your calendars now and enjoy the anticipation of balmier, more festive days ahead!


Check out our spring fun guide for addtional ideas for embracing this gorgeous season around Boston.

The Big E
The Big E Fairgrounds - 8:00 AM Pick
Stroller Tours in deCordova Sculpture Park
deCordova Sculpture Garden - 10:00 AM Pick
Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience
Franklin Park Zoo - 6:00 PM Pick
Art Ramble: Something in the Air
Hapgood Wright Town Forest - 9:00 AM
GroovyBabyMusic's Outdoor Canta y Baila Class
Holy Trinity Armenian Church - 10:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides