This Weekend, it’s Better in the Boston ‘burbs…

Sep 26, 2019

Get out and get exploring the Boston suburbs, starting with these family-friendly events and activities.

While is might technically be fall, we’re all about soaking in those last few warm weekends—including this one. Take full advantage of the weather, hit up these family-friendly events and activities this weekend and see what life could be like in the Boston ‘burbs.

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Visit Weezie’s Garden for Children Friday through Sunday from 11am-11:30am for hands-on kids’ activities. Admission is required.


There’s a fall festival at the Fairbanks House at 12pm on Sunday. Enjoy seasonal drinks, a petting zoo, historic cooking demos and more.


Meadow Walk’s Fall Fest is Saturday from 12pm-4pm, featuring pumpkin painting, balloon art, spin art and more.


Celebrate Korean culture with the Wayland Free Public Library at 12pm on Saturday. Enjoy delicious food, short films and a presentation.


The Playscape at Ripley is hosting its Fall Family Festival at 3pm on Sunday. There will be a petting zoo, pumpkin games, arts and crafts and other activities for all ages.


The Praying Indian Harvest Moon Powwow takes place Saturday from 11am-5pm. Come out for drumming, dancing, storytelling, face painting and more.


The West Acton Oktoberfest is 10am-3pm on Saturday. Enjoy games and activities, music and food all in a lively setting packed with locals and visitors.


Check out Barktober Fest at Wright-Locke Farm from 11am-3pm on Sunday. Enjoy dog-friendly activities, vendors, face painting and other kids attractions—and don’t forget to bring your pooch (and even your kids…) in costume!


Lexington’s Harvest Fest is Saturday from 11am-1pm. Stop by for arts, crafts, games and activities. Families should bring a picnic lunch and a blanket or chairs.

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