2015 Harvard Fall Festival
September 12th - 13th, 2015
All Proceeds Benefit Charity
Harvard Fall Festival 2015 starts in:
Back by Popular Demand!
Day/Night Combo Admission $15 adults/$10 kids - save $5! Buy the combo
when you enter during the day (10am- 3pm) and stay through
for the evening events!
Fireworks time -
Saturday at 8:30PM!
Bonfire Saturday evening! -
after the Fireworks
Car show - see more info here.
Saturday and Sunday
to 4pm Activities for all ages!
expecting 80+ crafters and demonstrations
BBQ cooking demos -
see schedule on our
Peoples Choice BBQ Contests
eat BBQ and vote for your favorites
Carnival - inflatables, touch-a-truck, pony rides,
petting zoo, face painting, games
Challenge - jousting, knife throwing, trebuchet
Court - Harvard Lions and Specialty Vendors
- 7:00 - Remote
Saturday NIGHT 2015!
5:00pm to 10:00pm Concert and Fireworks!
5:30 - 7:00 -
Bare Hill Band,
The stylings and messages of the music of
the 60s and 70s
8:30 and 9:00 - 10:00 -
8:30 - Fireworks
– Celebrate Fall of 2015 with the best fireworks show yet by
all evening -
10am to 3pm Classic Car
2015 Harvard Fall
Things to do in Harvard, Massachusetts
The rural community of Harvard, Massachusetts has an interesting and well preserved history that extends to the year of 1732 when it was first incorporated. Harvard town is situated in Worcester County, 22 miles northeast of Worcester and 32 miles west of Boston. Residents usually enjoy the intimacy that this small town brings from its fourth of July parade to the Apple Blossom Festival.
The little town of Harvard is the best place to relax and unwind. Being surrounded with large fields, lined trees, rolling hills and wetlands. Here are some of the suggested things to do in Harvard:
Where to learn the history & culture
Harvard features Victorian and colonial homes, winding roads with lined trees and stone walls, historic farm houses and orchards. The most well known place in Harvard is called Fruitlands, the former experiment site of communal living led by Bronson Alcott and Charles Lane in 1843. Fruitlands Museum is the home to 5 collections of 210 acres of meadows and woods. Learn about the lives of Native Americans, Shakers and Transcendentalists. Be inspired with the contemporary exhibits and outdoor sculptures in the Art Museum. Connect with the culture and nature by engaging in the exhibits and programs held at Fruitlands.
Where to go for leisure & recreational activities
Offering over a total of 2,000 acres conservation land throughout Harvard, most of this land are interconnected by walking trails. One of the biggest amenity in town is Bare Hill Pond. The 316 acre pond is the best place for boating, fishing, sailing and swimming. The pond is used for different recreation all throughout the year. Swimming lessons are offered in the summer while cross country skiing and skating is available during winter. This very large pond is great for recreational and wildlife enthusiasts. Boating activities are very high during summer time while ice fishing remains the most popular activity during winter.
Where to get the best spa & beauty treatments
After a long day of learning and recreation, Harvard also offers the best beauty and spa treatments. One of the established in town is Harvard Therapeutic Massage. Consists of licensed practitioners, they offer different therapeutic and relaxation treatments such as Myofacial Release and Reiki Treatment. Not far from town is another well known establishment called the Essential Therapies Day Spa. With a touch of European flair, it has an inviting environment for healing and relaxation. It offers an extensive spa services from facials, massages, pedicures and waxing.