There are a number of fairs across the country from August through October, including Massachusetts. While many of them were unable to open in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year looks more promising.
Events like the Brimfield Flea Market and the Franklin County Fair are already underway this week.
Nevertheless, due to the increase in cases related to the delta variant, some fairs have been canceled again this year. These fairs include the Dartmouth Grange, Sheffield Fair and Sterling Fair.
The Franklin Country Fair is also warning people that they may be exposed to COVID-19.
“Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public place where people are present,” he added. website States. “We cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit.”
But the show continues as planned.
For those looking for something to do this weekend, see a list of fairs and events in Massachusetts this weekend below.
33 Hawley opening reception: Northampton Arts Center hosts an opening reception for “a quiet place …. where life is just a dream.” The Melissa Cooper photography exhibit will feature refreshments and live music. It’s 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday.
Art in the orchard: This is a self-guided walking trail of sculptures about half a mile long through fruit gardens in Easthampton. It lasts until November 28.
Boston Common Movie Night: “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker begins at 7 p.m. on Friday night.
Boston Seafood Week: Various’ restaurants, wholesalers and retail outlets will provide at discounted price promotions on the freshest seafood you can buy. It lasts until Sunday.
Brimfield Flea Market: The flea market is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hours vary but are generally open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cambridge Carnival Festival: This Festival is “an afternoon of celebration of the African Diaspora with food, music, costumes, festivities and fun!” It’s Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Cider Fest” at Mass Hole Donuts: The Arlington Donut Shop is offer “Free hot apple cider fritters for everyone in line at 8 am and 12 noon, today through Sunday.”
Franklin County Fair: The fair runs Thursday through Sunday September 9-12, 2021, with the theme “Franklin County Fair: It’s the Bee’s Knees”.
The annual Idle Hands Oktoberfest: Saturday “Will be filled with lager, live music, games, food, stein lifting and a celebrity dunk tank.” The event is from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival: This film festival is an event that participants can attend in person or at home. “Most of the films available to watch online, at any time, during the duration of the six days of the festival”, the website States. It lasts until Sunday.