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POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Riverfest at Assembly Row

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Dates:Saturday, September 16, 2023 - Saturday, September 16, 2023
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:Free see below
Category:Fairs & Festivals
postponed due to weather riverfest at assembly row photoIMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the anticipated effects of Hurricane Lee, we will unfortunately not be able to host Riverfest this weekend.

Join us as we celebrate the return of Riverfest! Highlights include live, local music, free family-friendly activities, and a fireworks spectacular over The Mystic River.

Activity Highlights

4-8pm - Live Local Music
Enjoy free performances by local bands on one of two stages throughout the day!

Family-Friendly Activities
There are plenty of kid-friendly diversions including: chalk art, face-painting, stilt walkers, freebies and more!

Retailer Activations + Giveaways
Keep an eye out for prize wheels, games, and more from your favorite brands

Mini Artisan Market // 12-6pm
Brought to you by Boston Women's Market, we will have 10 local artisans on-site selling their handmade goods between Shake Shack and Caffe Nero!

Fireworks over The Mystic ~8:30pm
To cap off the night, enjoy a spectacular fireworks show over the Mystic River.

Riverfest’s popularity has grown substantially with over 5,000 in attendance last year.

Admission is free.

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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30PM - Fireworks

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DCR’s Baxter Park along the Mystic River, Somerville, MA, 02145 map
Phone: 617-254-9500

DCR’s Baxter Park along the Mystic River, Somerville, MA, 02145 map

From Points North via I-93 South: Head South on I-93 and take exit 28 toward Sullivan Square/Charlestown.

Merge onto MA-38 South.

Turn left onto MA-38North/Mystic Ave.

Take the first right onto New Road, immediately after Home Depot.

Turn left onto Grand Union Boulevard.

Arrive directly at Assembly Row


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