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As part of our goal of being a great resource for the South Shore, we are compiling a list of great family activities. Below are some family friendly activities. Click on the text to read a full blog of the activity.
Any Time

  1. Visit the Boston Museum of Science. The Boston Museum of Science is AWESOME for Families
  2. Visit the Boston Children’s Museum: Great for younger kids!
  3. Attend a Harlem Globetrotters game at the TD Garden or the Dunkin Donuts Center Providence, Rhode Island DCU Center (April 2013)
  4. Attend a Brockton Rox baseball game.
  5. Attend a Plymouth Pirate Cruise: great for 4 – 12 year-olds.
  6. Attend a Wheelock Family Theatre Production
  7. Visit the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton.
  8. Go on a beach walk.
  9. Celebrate Lincoln Days.
  10. Celebrate Maple Days.
  11. Friday Nights: Attend Family Fun Nights at the Boston Children’s Museum for $1.
  12. Have a Family Game Night!
  13. Attend John F. Kennedy Library.
  14. Attend Special Events at the Winslow House.
  15. Explore the Shipwrecks of Boson Harbor.
  16. Visit the Hull Lifesaving Museum.

March 2016

  1. March 2nd: Celebrate Dr. Seuss: Read a book. (Top Dr. Seuss Jokes)
  2. March 3 – March 8, 2016: Celebrate Read Across America.
  3. March : Attend the Eastern Massachusetts Girls Basketball finals at the Boston Garden.
  4. March: Attend the Eastern Massachusetts Boys Basketball finals at the Boston Garden.
  5. March 14th: Celebrate Pi Day at The Boston Children’s Museum – March 14th is Pi Day. (Top Pi Day Jokes for Teachers)
  6. March 17th Go to a St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 9 – 17. This is a listing of St. Patrick’s Day Parades. (Top St. Patrick’s Day Jokes for Teachers)
  7. March 27th, 2016: Celebrate Easter: Top Easter Jokes

April 2016

  1. April 11 – May 11, 2014: Attend a performance of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Boston, MA.
  2. Participate in a Local Easter Egg Hunt like the one sponsored by the Marshfield Recreation Department. The Patriot Ledger lists many other family friendly activities.
  3. April 7, 2013 – May 11, 2013:Visit the Boston Public Library for Marathon Memorial Exhibits. (@BPLBoston)
  4. April 22, 2014: Visit Minute Man National Park (Patriot’s Day April).
  5. April 22, 2014: Watch the Boston Marathon (@bostonmarathon)

May 2013

  1. Attend a Memorial Day Parade – May 27, 2013. This is a listing of South Shore Memorial Day Parades.

June 2014

  1. June 1: Help the Friends of the Blue Hills with trail clean-up.
  2. June: Participate in a local Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride. Here is listing of other dates and times.
  3. June 6, 7, 14: Attend the Boston Irish Festival sponsored by the Irish Cultural Centre.
  4. June 15, 2014: Participate in the Molly Fund Walk at Marshfield High School 9 a.m.
  5. June 16 – 17: Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars at the Marshfield Fairgrounds.
  6. June 18 – 19: Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars at the Plymouth Airport.
  7. June 21st: Celebrate the Summer Solstice!
  8. June 21st: Attend Hanover Day. There is a great schedule of events for family fun. @HanoverDay2014 is the twitter account!
  9. June 21st: Participate in the Ride for the South Shore Habitat for Humanity.
  10. June 28, 2014: Participate in The Great American Backyard Campout!
  11. June 22, 2014: Attend Marshfield Summerfest. Great events all day.
  12. June 29, 2014: Participate in the Plymouth Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride. Here is listing of other dates and times

July 2014

  1. Celebrate the 4th of July. Click for some great activities
  2. July 4th:Attend the 4th of July events in Plymouth.
  3. July 4th:Attend the 4th of July events in Hingham.
  4. July 4th:Attend the 4th of July events in Duxbury.
  5. July 4th:Attend the 4th of July events on the South Shore.
  6. July 13th, 2014: Futures at Fenway
  7. July 18th – 20th: Revere Beach National Sand Scultping Contest
  8. Friday July 18th 10:30 AM: Governor Winslow House Teddy Bear Picnic
  9. Sunday, July 28th 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Daniel Webster Estate Family Day.
  10. July 21st – August 2nd: The Duxbury Music Festival
  11. July 27, 2014: Marshfield Family Fun Day at the Daniel Webster Estate 12 – 4.
  12. July 27, 2014: Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game at Dornan Park Bourne

August 2014

  1. August 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2014: Scituate Heritage Days
  2. Thursdays Nights in August 7 pm: Castle Hill Summer Concert Series:
  3. Friday Kids Activities: Hands on History Events for Kids at the Winslow House. Marshfield, MA.
  4. Thursday August 7th, 2014 7 pm: Castle Hill Summer Concert Series: Beantown Swing Orchestra (big band swing)
  5. Thursday August 14th, 2014 7 pm: Castle Hill Summer Concert Series: Help (Beatles Tribute Band)
  6. August 15th – 25th, 2014. Attend the Marshfield Fair. Read what we learned at the Marshfield Fair!
  7. Sunday, August 17th, 2014: Quincy August Moon Festival
  8. Thursday August 21st, 2014 7 pm: Castle Hill Summer Concert Series: Entrain (Rock Funk Jam Band)
  9. Thursday August 28th, 2014 7 pm: Castle Hill Summer Concert Series: Orville Giddings Band (Boogie Blues)
  10. Attend a Cape Cod League playoff game.


  1. Attend a YMCA summer camp or program.
  2. Attend a Boston Red Sox game.
  3. Bowl a FREE game at Boston Bowl Hanover, courtesy of Tedeschi Foods.
  4. Visit the Blue Hills for a Hike.
  5. Visit Canobie Lake Park for great rides and summer fun.
  6. Go to a Top 10 Massachusetts Beach.
  7. Have a squirt gun fight.
  8. Attend a local concert, like the Castle Hill Summer Concert Series.
  9. Attend Summer Events at the Winslow House.
  10. Have a water ballon fight.
  11. Jump of a bridge.
  12. Get an ice cream.
  13. Attend a Plymouth Pilgrims Baseball game of the NECBL.
  14. Watch the Moonrise over the ocean.
  15. Attend a Brockton Rox baseball game.
  16. Go to Duxbury Beach.
  17. Ride the Paragon Carousel.
  18. Play Paddle Ball at the beach.
  19. Buy an Ice Cream from the Ice Cream Man.
  20. Watch a sunset.
  21. Attend a Pawtucket Red Sox game!
  22. Go mini-golfing at Pirate’s Cove in South Yarmouth.
  23. Attend a concert at the South Shore Music Circus or the Cape Cod Melody Tent.


  1. Visit King Richard’s Faire Carver, MA. Weekends August 31st – October 20th.
  2. Visit Spooky World New England! Weekends September 25th – Halloween. Litchfield, N.H.
  3. Visit Spooky World “Terror in Rhode Island”! Weekends September 25th – Halloween. Click here for hours! Cranston, RI.
  4. Visit a Massachusetts Corn Maze: There are many great corn mazes in Massachusetts. Great Fall Family Fun!
  5. Go Apple Picking: Check out our list of places to pick apples in Massachusetts.
  6. Visit a Corn Maize: Check out our list of corn maizes in Massachusetts.
  7. Visit the Lakeville Haunted House: Lakeville, MA
  8. Visit the South Shore Science Center for a Fall Event! Norwell, MA
  9. Attend a Friday Night High School Football Game.
  10. Attend a High School Sporting Event.
  11. Attend the Harvest Dinner with the Pilgrims.
  12. Visit Salem, MA for “Haunted Happenings.”
  13. Attend Barrett’s Haunted Mansion, Abington, MA
  14. Visit The Art of the (Lego) Brick at Faneuil Hall Boston. Through January 11, 2015.

September 2014

  1. September 7, 2104:Celebrate Grandparents Day.
  2. Monday September 15, 2014: Celebrate International Dot Day!
  3. Monday, September 18, 2013: Watch the Harvest Moon Rise.
  4. Saturday, September 13, 2014: 6th annual North Community Church Rib Cook-Off Marshfield, MA.
  5. September 13 & 14, 2014: 38th Annual South Shore Science Center Corn Festival Norwell, MA.
  6. Monday, September 15, 2014: Celebrate Dot Day at the Eric Carle Musuem Amherst, MA.
  7. Saturday, September 20, 2014: 10th Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival Hull, MA.
  8. September 21 & 22, 2013: Life is Good Festival Prowse Farm, Canton, MA
  9. September 28 & 29, 2013: Hingham Octoberfest, House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Hingham, MA.

October 2014

  1. October 2nd – November 2nd, 2014: Visit the Roger Williams Zoo Jack O Lantern Spectacular For the full schedule and pricing info visit
  2. October 3rd – October 13th, 2014: Attend the Topsfield Fair, Topsfield, MA.
  3. Sunday, October 5, 2014: Scituate Family Friendly Fall Festival Enjoy the annual ChowderFest, entertainment, an invitational artisan show, special merchant activities and lots of community involvement.
  4. October 4, 2014: Octoberfest, Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MA.
  5. Saturday October 4, 2014: Plymouth Barktoberfest 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Nelson Street Park, Plymouth, MA.
  6. October 12th: Spooky Animal Encounters Day 3:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m at the South Shore Science Center in Norwell, MA.
  7. October 6th, 7th, 8th, 2014: Attend the Kennedy’s Country Gardens Fall Festival. Scituate, MA.
  8. October 11th, 12th, & 13th, 2014: Blue Hills Fall Festival.
  9. October 11th, 12th, 13th, 2014: Attend Bog Hollow Farm’s Pumpkin Patch.
  10. Monday, October 13th, 2014: The 9th Annual Play FORE! Kids Golf Tournament at The Children’s Museum in Easton.
  11. October 15th: Family Archeology Day 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m at the South Shore Science Center in Norwell, MA.
  12. October 23rd – 25th, 2014: Attend the Boston Book Festival.
  13. October 19, 2013: Family Farm Day, Marshfield, MA.
  14. October 19, 2013: Green Harbor Harvestfest, Marshfield, MA.
  15. October 19, 2013:Haunted House at the Alden House. The Alden House Duxbury, MA
  16. October 19, 2013: Toll House Cookie Celebration at the Whitman, MA Public Library. For a full schedule of events visit:
  17. October 25 – November 24, 2013: Attend a performance of the Hobbit at the Wheelock Theatre Boston, MA.
  18. Halloween, October 31st: Celebrate Halloween with 101 Halloween Jokes!

November 2013

  1. October 25 – November 24, 2013: Attend a performance of the Hobbit at the Wheelock Theatre Boston, MA.
  2. November 1, 2013:Cranberry Day 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m at the South Shore Science Center in Norwell, MA.
  3. November 11, 2013: Attend a Veteran’s Day Parade.
  4. November 17, 2013: Watch the Beaver Moon Rise.
  5. November 23, 2103:Fall Discory Day 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m at the South Shore Science Center in Norwell, MA.
  6. November 23, 2103: Attend the Plymouth, America’s Hometown Parade and other Thanksgiving activities 
  7. November 28, 2013: Attend a Thanksgiving Day Football Game.
  8. November 28, 2013: Run in a local Turkey Trot Race.
  9. November 28, 2013:Watch Mike Lynch’s Channel 5 Thanksgiving Salute to Heroes.
  10. November 28, 2013:Watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.
  11. November 30, 2013 12:30 p.m.: Santa and his elves arrive by parachute. This event takes place at Pageant Field,One Merrymount Parkway, up the road from Adams Field


  1. Sunday AFTER Thanksgiving 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Annual City of Quincy Christmas Parade. The parade route begins at the intersection of Hancock Street and Walter J. Hannon Parkway, continuing up Hancock Street to North Quincy. The rain date is schedule for Sunday, December 8. 2013.
  2. Sunday AFTER Thanksgiving Duxbury, MA 12:00 – 4:00 p.m: Duxbury Annual Holly Days.
  3. Saturday December 6, 2014 Foxboro, MA Gillette Stadium: Attend the High School Football State Championship Games at Gillette Stadium.
  4. December 7, 2014 Marshfield, MA 2:00 – 5:00 p.m: Annual HolidayFest.
  5. December 4, 2014 Boston, MA 6:00 – 8:00: Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Boston Common.
  6. December 6th and 7th, 2014 Kingston, MA 9:00 am – 3:30 pm: Bog Hollow Farm annual Christmas Tree Farm weekend. Free admission! Free hayrides! Choose and cut your own trees. Tree prices: fresh cut trees average $50 per tree. Choose and cut trees (still growing) are $10 per foot – $50 minimum.
  7. December 7, 2013 Duxbury, MA 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m: The Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair by Youth Saturday, December 7th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  8. Sunday December 7, 2014 Scituate, MA: Scituate North Pole Express. Times 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
  9. December 13 – 22, 2013 Boston, MA: Attend a performance of It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play Boston, MA.
  10. December 6 – 15, 2013 Marshfield, MA: Attend the Daniel Webster Estate Victorian Christmas.
  11. December 6 – 21, 2013 WEEKENDS ONLY Plymouth, MA: Attend the Plimouth Grist Mill for an Olde World Christmas.
  12. December 14, 2013 Marshfield, MA 9:00 am – 11:00 am: Visit Santa and have your picture taken the Daniel Webster Estate Daniel Webster Estate.
  13. December 31, 2013: Attend Boston’s First Night 2014 Celebration or other local activities to celebrate the New Year.

January 2014

  1. January 1 South Shore: Take a Polar Plunge at one of the local beaches. A unique way to ring in the new year.
  2. January 24 – February 23, 2014: Attend a performance of Hairspray Boston, MA.

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