Massachusetts Events Calendar - October
Things to do in Boston, Cape Cod, Western Mass and other Massachusetts cities and towns. A month long of spooky events are held in Salem each October. Harvest festivals are scheduled in other Massachusetts towns.
A recreation of 16th century English marketplace at festival time with exotic animals and jousting knights.
Live entertainment, cooking contests, goat and llama shows, and the New England Giant Pumpkin weigh-off.
A line-up of several bands and performers at Cape Cod venues.
Art, garlic cuisine, live music, and regional agriculture. Expect to find many varieties of garlic, music, dance, workshops, children's activities, and more.
Live music, local crafts, delicious local fare and brews, kayak and road races, children's activities, a spelling bee and the "Shuck-Off" shucking competition.
Spectators from around the world gather in Cambridge and Boston for the two-day rowing race on the Charles River at the Cambridge Boat Club. It was first held in 1965.