Gloucester Waterfront Festival

Come to Stage Fort Park in Gloucester for the 36th Annual Waterfront Festival.

Historic Stage Fort Park along Gloucester Harbor will once again blossom into the colorful 41st Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival. A collection of over 175 Juried Artists and Craftsmen from throughout the U.S. will display their unique creations, live music, plus delicious ethnic foods. A pancake breakfast and traditional New England Lobster Bake complement this picture perfect seaport event!

Over 175 juried Artisans, Artists, Authors, Food Vendors and Musicians will display and sell their American made works including Fine Jewelry, Pottery, Custom Signs, Quilts, Decorative Painting, Fleece, Fine Art Photography, Sea Glass Jewelry, Handbags, Scarves, Leather Accessories, Floral Design, Blown Glass, Semiprecious Stone Jewelry, Children’s Clothing, Candles, Nonfiction Works, Trivets, Baskets, Place-mats, Original Painting, Folk Art, Wind Chimes, Pillow Quilts, Personal Care Products, Furniture, Postcards, Garden Art, Pet Treats & Accessories, Landscape Photography, Toys, Ladies Apparel, Flame Colorant, Slate Signs, Knit Blankets, Painted Stemware, Cutting Boards, Wreaths, Sea-glass Creations, Country Wood Crafts, Ornaments, Aroma-Therapy, Sports Team Apparel, Alpaca Fiber Accessories, Nautical Home Decor, Sun-catchers, Original Oil Paintings, Clocks, Shell Craft, Watercolor Painting, Hair Accessories, Stained Glass, Wood Turned Items, Wall Hangings, Vintage Chic Decor, Ceramic, Doll Clothes, Eggshell Art, Metal Sculpture, Beaded Watches, Birdhouses, Nature Photography, Chain-mail Jewelry, Henna, Seascape Epoxy Resin Art, Lamps, Tablecloths, Up-cycled Clothing, Wood Carving, Plush Dolls, Embroidery, Linocut Art, Bling Clothing, Cork Leather Accessories Bags, Classical Music, Growth Charts, Alternative Reusables, Railroad Spike Art and so much more. 

Come and sample an array of gourmet delights such as Herbal Dips, Baked Nuts, Fudge, Nut Butter, Dry Rubs & Spices, Infused Balsamic Vinegars and Olive Oils, Seasoning Rubs, Bundt Cakes, Chocolate, Honey, Finishing Sauces, Jams & Jellies, Maple Products, Kale Snacks, Cannoli, Allergy Friendly Dessert Mix, Raw Honey, Beef Jerky, Salad Dressings & more.

Bring your appetite for the Amazing Food Court with traditional fair fare including Hot Dogs, Sausage, Fresh Veggie Wraps, French Fries, Italian Ice, Kettle Corn, Burritos, Chicken Tenders, Corn Dogs, Cheese Steak Grinders, Hamburgers, Quesadilla, Fried Twinkies, Funnel Cake, Tacos, Fried Mozzarella Sticks, Fried Oreos & more.

  • The Gloucester Waterfront Festival runs Rain or Shine.
  • Free Admission. (Fee to park at beach parking)
  • Handicap Accessible.
  • Friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Exhibits:

  • Fine Jewelry
  • Watercolors
  • Pottery
  • Custom Signs
  • Bird Houses
  • Quilts
  • Silk & Dried Floral Arrangements
  • Wildlife Art
  • Dolls
  • Pressed Flowers
  • Painted Antiques
  • Photography
  • Metal Sculpture
  • Western Wear
  • Sand stone
  • Carved Birds
  • Maps
  • Fiber Arts
  • Stained Glass
  • Music Boxes
  • Scroll Work
  • Masks
  • Candles
  • Copper
  • Wood Burning
  • Slate
  • Tapestry Bags
  • Nautical Crafts
  • Shaker Style Furniture
  • Baskets
  • Oil Paintings
  • Primitive and Folk Art
When: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022 9am-6pm
Sunday, August 21, 2022 9am-5pm
Location: 
Prices: 
FREE
Parking at Stage Fort Park: $25
(Additional parking along Stacy Blvd and Gloucester High School)
Phone: 
978.283.1601
Larcom Theater, Larcom Theatre - Beverly MA

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sculpture at Maudslay

Artists will install their sculptures at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport for public viewing!
Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the 23rd Annual Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay Exhibit September 10 through October 2 featuring 50 site specific sculptures by local artists addressing this year’s theme, ‘Intersect’ within the magnificence of Maudslay State Park in Newburyport. Look for the...
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit at Pingree School

The Flying Horse outdoor sculpture exhibit features works by David Adilman and many others at Pingree School in Hamilton Massachusetts
Pingree School hosts the 13th annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit on their campus in South Hamilton, MA. Once again, we will display more than 50 works by artists from as nearby as Hamilton and as far away as the state of Washington, including 18 works that are now in the school’s...
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Corn MAiZE and Haunted Attractions at Connors Farm - Danvers

Corn MAiZE, Maze and Haunted Attractions at Connors Farm - Danvers, Massachusetts
Come to Connors Farm to find your way through this year's maze, "The Music Maze"! Enjoy many family fun activities! After completing the maze, stay and have some fun around the farm. Children enjoy apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, and most of all, visiting the barnyard animals.
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Crescent Farm Corn Maze

Crescent Farm corn maze in Haverhill Massachusetts
Imagine the biggest puzzle you’ve ever seen. Now imagine a day in the sunshine with your friends or family. Now add an adventure that takes teamwork and memory skills. All these things and more can be found at Crescent Farms Corn Maze. Crescent Farm Corn Maze trails cut into 9 acres of corn. Inside...
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Farmhouse Wood-Fired at Appleton Farms

Join the Trustees at Farmhouse Wood-Fired every Friday through Sunday, throughout the summer and fall. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for a perfect wood-fired dining experience surrounded by the idyllic beauty of Appleton Farms. The menu will change weekly, featuring local and seasonal...
12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Topsfield Fair - Opening Day

Topsfield Fair opens the gates at 1pm Friday! Topsfield Fair is one of the longe
The Topsfield Fair is a perennial favorite for us.  We're not the biggest fans of the midway, although it is always worth a walkthrough and a ride or two.  We love fruits and vegetables, and are always on the lookout for the winning 'biggest pumpkin'.  Another favorite is checking out the pigs and...
4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Saturday, October 1

Sculpture at Maudslay

Artists will install their sculptures at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport for public viewing!
Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the 23rd Annual Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay Exhibit September 10 through October 2 featuring 50 site specific sculptures by local artists addressing this year’s theme, ‘Intersect’ within the magnificence of Maudslay State Park in Newburyport. Look for the...
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit at Pingree School

The Flying Horse outdoor sculpture exhibit features works by David Adilman and many others at Pingree School in Hamilton Massachusetts
Pingree School hosts the 13th annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit on their campus in South Hamilton, MA. Once again, we will display more than 50 works by artists from as nearby as Hamilton and as far away as the state of Washington, including 18 works that are now in the school’s...
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Haverhill Farmers' Market

Haverhill Farmers Market, North Shore Farmers Market, Cape Ann Farmers Marke
The vibrant, colorful Haverhill Farmers Market is where local farmers and food producers meet to sell directly to the community. Established in 1978, the Haverhill Farmers Market mission is to provide access to farm-fresh products and promote local agriculture, as well as serve as a social...
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Marblehead Farmers' Market

Find fresh local produce and other foods at the Marblehead Farmer's Market!
The Marblehead Farmer's Market boasts 15+ local farms, and booths with an educational spin nutrition, vendors and farms selling homemade prepared goods and craft vendors that are switched up in a rotation basis week to week. Additionally there are entertainers and exhibits by environmentally...
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Corn MAiZE and Haunted Attractions at Connors Farm - Danvers

Corn MAiZE, Maze and Haunted Attractions at Connors Farm - Danvers, Massachusetts
Come to Connors Farm to find your way through this year's maze, "The Music Maze"! Enjoy many family fun activities! After completing the maze, stay and have some fun around the farm. Children enjoy apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, and most of all, visiting the barnyard animals.
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Rockport Farmers' Market

The Rockport Farmers' Market runs every Saturday at Rockport Music in Downtown Rockport!
Produce and locally-grown and made farm products can be purchased on-site from our farmers from 9am-12pm at the Rockport Farmers Market. Just stop by, follow our protocols, and buy fresh food directly from your farmers and food producers! A huge thank you to Rockport Music for their generosity in...
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Crescent Farm Corn Maze

Crescent Farm corn maze in Haverhill Massachusetts
Imagine the biggest puzzle you’ve ever seen. Now imagine a day in the sunshine with your friends or family. Now add an adventure that takes teamwork and memory skills. All these things and more can be found at Crescent Farms Corn Maze. Crescent Farm Corn Maze trails cut into 9 acres of corn. Inside...
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Marini Farm Corn Maze

The 2022 Marini Farm Corn Maze in Ipswich Massachusetts!
Come to Marini Farm for a fun journey through our corn maze! The Maze Park, corn maze, farm stand, bakery and other attractions provide a great destination for kids birthday parties, school trips, corporate team building, scout outings, and family activities. Marini Farm is located in beautiful...
10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Topsfield Fair

Topsfield Fair is one of the longest running annual fairs in the United States
The Topsfield Fair is a perennial favorite for us.  We love fruits and vegetables, and are always on the lookout for the winning 'biggest pumpkin'.  Another favorite is checking out the pigs and other farm animals, as well as the interesting variety of guinea pigs and rabbits.
10:00 am to 10:00 pm