Boston-Area Spring Festivals and Fairs for Kids and Families

Maple Sugar, Easter, Earth Day, Duckling Day, PorchFest, Dragon Boats, in Massachusetts
The peoples sculpture race at the Cambridge River Festival. Photo by Greg Cook

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.