Blog :: 05-2015

Western Massachusetts Fairs, Festivals and Special Events!

Make your plans now and mark your calendar for upcoming fairs, festivals and special events happening in Western Massachusetts.    
Chicopee Kielbasa Festival: May 21-25;  Szot Park, Chicopee,
Paradise City Arts Festival: May 23-25, Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton,
Militaria and Firearms Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; June 6-7; $12; (413) 737-2443.
Granby Charter Days: Dufresne Park Recreation, Route 202. June 12-14;
Summer Brewfest: Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton, June 13;
Vermont Classic Morgan Horse Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; June 18-20; (413) 737-2443.
Taste of Amherst: Town Common, Amherst, June 18-21,
Worthy Craft Brew Showcase: June 20, noon to 4 p.m.; Worthington Street, Springfield, $40 in advance and $45 the day of the event.
Armory Day: Springfield Armory National Historic Site, June 20, 10 a.m.-4:30
New England Arabian Horse Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; June 25-27. Free. (413) 737-2443.
New England Fire/Rescue/EMS: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; June 26-27. Free. (413) 737-2443
Fireworks for Freedom: Stanley Park, Westfield, June 27 from 4pm - 11pm. Rain date June 28.
Lavender Festival: Local artisans working with lavender; Johnson Hill Farm, 51 Hog Hollow Road, Buckland. June 27-28. (413) 522-9068.
Cityblock Concert Series: Downtown Springfield; Thursday nights, July 2-Aug. 27. (413) 781-1591.
Monson Summerfest:  Fireworks, June 27; Summerfest celebration, July 4.
East Longmeadow Carnival: June 28 - July 3. Fireworks on July 3 at 10pm at the East Longmeadow High School; parade on July 4 at 10 a.m.;
Yankee Classic Dog Shows: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; July 1-5. Free. (413) 737-2443.
South Hadley fireworks display: Michael Smith Middle School, July 3 with a rain date of July 5.
Old Sturbridge Village Independence Day Celebration: July 3-5; $10 for members; $14 for non-members. 1-800-SEE-1830.
Star-Spangled Springfield: July 4; fireworks at 9:30 p.m., downtown Springfield. (413) 733-3800.
Independence Day Celebration: Beacon Field, Greenfield, July 5 from 4pm - 10:30pm. Rain date July 5.
New England Sale and Northeast Youth Sheep Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; July 10-12. Free. (413) 737-2443.
Green River Festival:  Music, crafts, food; Greenfield Community College; July 10-12; $99.99 for all weekend pass in advance; $19.99 for Friday, $59.99 for Saturday, $59.99 for Sunday; per day
Brimfield Outdoor Antiques Show:  Route 20, Brimfield; July 14-19; (413) 283-2418.
Glasgow Scottish Festival: Celebration of Scottish and Celtic Culture; Look Park, Northampton; July 18; $16. (413) 862-8095.
Northampton Sidewalk Sale Days: Downtown Northampton, July 24-27 (413) 582-0723.
Southwick Days: July 24-26; Southwick Recreation Center, Powder Mill Road.
Hampden County 4-H Fair: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; July 25. Free. (413)
Celebrate Ludlow: Ludlow Fish & Game Club, Sportsman's Road; July 25.  
Connecticut Summer Classic Horse Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; July 30-Aug 1. 413) 737-2443.
East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; Aug. 7-9. (413) 737-2443.
Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival: Aug. 8, Court Square, Springfield;
Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; Aug. 12-15.  (413) 737-2443.
West Side Taste of the Valley: August 13-16, West Springfield Town Common,
Dog Shows: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; Aug. 19-23. Free. (413) 737-2443.
Westfield Fair: Russellville Road, Westfield, Aug. 21-23.
Cummington Fair:  97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, Aug. 21-24.
Northampton Arts Council Transperformance: All-day rock concert to benefit Northampton Schools. Pines Theatre, Look Park, Northampton. 4-9:30 p.m., Aug. 25; (413) 587-1269.
Old Sturbridge Village Family Fun Days: Sept 5-7; 1-800-SEE-1830.
Three County Fair: Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton, Sept. 4-7; (413) 584-2237.
Brimfield Outdoor Antiques Show: Route 20, Brimfield; Sept. 8-13; (413) 283-2418.
Franklin County Fair:  Franklin County Fairgrounds. Sept. 10-13; (413)774-4282.
Glendi: Greek Cultural Center, 22 St. George Road, Springfield; Sept. 11-13. (413) 737-1496
Mattoon Street Arts Festival: Mattoon Street, Springfield. Sept. 12-13; (413) 736-0629.
The Big E: Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield; Sept. 18-Oct 4; (413)
Belchertown Fair: Sept. 18-20. Town Common; free
Old Deerfield Craft Fair: Old Deerfield Village; Sept. 19-20. (413) 774-7476.

Greenfield Farmers Market opening Saturday, May 2nd 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Spring has arrived! 

The Greenfield Farmer's Market is opening 

this Saturday, May 2nd 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

at the Court Square in Greenfield

The Greenfield Farmers' Market runs every Saturday starting the 2015 season on May 2nd.  Spring is finally here and our vendors are excited to see you.  We have a lot returning regular vendors and have added a few new folks this year so be sure to come by and meet them.  As always, the market will be accepting SNAP benefits, credit and debit cards.
For the past 40 years, The Greenfield Farmers' Market has been providing fresh locally grown products featuring organic and conventional produce for you along with local craft vendors such as herbal ointments and salves, hand-made wooden bowls, home-made soap, handcrafted jewelry and much, much more. The market is held in season on Saturday mornings from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm in Court Square in downtown Greenfield, Massachusetts.
For more information visit the website at: