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Boston Food Festivals and Events for Kids and Families

Our list of popular food festivals and events in Boston including local & sustainable foods, ice cream, seafood, chili, burger throwdowns, chocolate festivals, and more.


Taza Chocolate Factory ToursSomerville, $
Tue, February 1, 2022  -  Sat, October 1, 2022   
Learn how Taza makes 100% Stone Ground, Mexican-style organic dark chocolate, sample delicious Stone Ground Dark Chocolate and see our vintage chocolate making machines!
Boston Pizza and Historic Tavern ToursBoston, $
Sun, May 1, 2022  -  Mon, October 31, 2022   
Got Pizza? Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! We're mixing Food, Fun and History like never before - at Boston Pizza Tours, we deliver YOU to the Pizza!
Copley Square Farmers MarketBack Bay
Fri, May 13, 2022  -  Tue, November 22, 2022   
Get Ready for Local Veggies –Copley Square Farmers Market Opens May 15!
Nightshade Noodle Bar 5-Course Tasting MenuLynn
Thu, July 21, 2022  -  Wed, November 23, 2022   
Award-winning Chef Rachel Miller, known for her inventive French and Vietnamese style dishes, is offering a five-course tasting menu on Wednesdays only for $50 per person.
Fall Fun at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Sat, September 10, 2022  -  Sun, October 30, 2022   
This is a Timed Ticketing event, please select an arrival time of 12:00, 1:30 or 3:00. Bring your best flannel, friends, and family for a fantastic fall day on the farm! 
Musical Tot Shabbat & Challah BakeNewton, Free
Fri, September 23, 2022  -  Fri, June 9, 2023   
You and your child will enjoy shaping and baking Challah and an interactive Shabbat themed music and movement class with a guitarist musical instructor, together with other parents/caretakers and tots.
Buzzed at Waypoint (Adults)Cambridge
Sat, September 24, 2022  -  Sun, September 25, 2022   
Waypoint is joining forces with the restaurant community to save the bees! On September 24th from 8pm-1am, come drink cocktails for a cause as we team up with Bar Hill Gin for Bee’s Knees Week!
Fall Fun at Powisset FarmDover, $$
Today  -  Sun, September 25, 2022   
Entrance ticket includes free parking, access to trails, Storywalk, barnyard animals, climbing haystack, hayride, scavenger hunt and live music. This is a Timed Ticketing event, please select an arrival time of 12:00, 1:30 or 3:00.
Lemongrass and Lime…Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, September 29, 2022  -  Thu, September 29, 2022   
For the first time, Powisset is growing Lemongrass! In this hands-on class with Chef Thi you’ll make lemongrass grilled pork meatballs, tofu larb, and lemongrass vegetable curry. So satisfying!
Tots in the KitchenDover, $
Tue, October 4, 2022  -  Tue, October 4, 2022   
This program is recommended for children aged 2 years 9 months to age 5. Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop off program.
Brine, Baby, Brine! Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 6, 2022  -  Thu, October 6, 2022   
In this hands-on class with Chef Thi, you’ll brine a pork loin to make ham, brine chicken for a succulent roast and brine autumn vegetables to flash sauté and create new fall flavor profiles.
Autumn Squash Fantastic…Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 13, 2022  -  Thu, October 13, 2022   
On the menu is a roasted Delicata squash salad with warm bacon dressing, Butternut squash lasagna with pesto and Acorn squash stuffed with sausage and apple.
Kiddos in the Kitchen Afterschool: Mexican FiestaDover, $
Wed, October 19, 2022  -  Wed, October 19, 2022   
This drop-off class is designed for children ages 7-12. Class is limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is required 2 days prior to a class or event.
Bag It! Cooking en Papilote…Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 20, 2022  -  Thu, October 20, 2022   
In this hands-on class with Chef Thi you’ll learn the classic French method of cooking in paper, to deliver surprisingly delicate and nuanced flavors. Cooking demonstration and hands-on learning experience. 
Tots in the KitchenDover, $
Tue, October 25, 2022  -  Tue, October 25, 2022   
Join us for Tots in the Kitchen at Powisset Farm where toddlers 2 years 9 months – 5 year olds will learn the basics of cooking.
Kiddos in the Kitchen: Pumpkinpalooza!Dover, $$
Wed, October 26, 2022  -  Wed, October 26, 2022   
In this children’s cooking class, we will learn to make some fun, unique recipes using the classic fall flavor profile – pumpkin. The menu for the class includes pumpkin whoopie pies and mini pumpkin pies.
Phenomenal Pho! Adult Cooking ClassDover, $$
Thu, October 27, 2022  -  Thu, October 27, 2022   
This hands-on class with Chef Thi we’ll make warm, flavorful, beautiful, satisfying chicken Pho (pronounced “fuh”), a favorite Vietnamese soup of slow cooked savory Five Spice Broth, banh pho noodles, and chicken.
Back In BlackMashpee, $
Sat, November 19, 2022  -  Sat, November 19, 2022   
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Tribute Featuring Lucy as Stevie Nicks ​BACK IN BLACK is the TRUE AC/DC EXPERIENCE! There is no substitute. yeah
CTeen T.G.I. ShabbatBrookline, Free
Wed, January 23, 2030  -  Wed, January 23, 2030   
✸ Enjoy delicious food, great company and spirited shabbat energy with lots of friends. ✸ 4 Course Shabbat Dinner, Mocktails and Dessert Buffet. ✸ Spend time with old friends and make new ones! ✸ Open to all High School Students
Sushi making classBurlington, $$
Thu, October 13, 2107  -  Fri, October 13, 2017   
Roll up your sleeves! This class takes you deep into Maki-making. We will be rolling four different kinds of Maki with fun, flavor-packed fillings, perfected by herbs and seeds.
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