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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.


Farm-to-KITCHEN Cooking Class: Southern Italy 'Il Sud'Boston, $$$
Wed, April 4, 2018  -  Wed, April 4, 4018   
Join us in The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market for a seasonal & local twist on the traditional flavors of two different regions of Southern Italy: Sicily and Puglia.
Pizza & North End TourBoston, $$
Tue, January 1, 2019  -  Sun, December 15, 2019   
This is a fun and unique Boston food (PIZZA!) tour with Colonial & Revolutionary history mixed in. Come hungry for Boston's tastiest tour! Great for kids & adults of all ages.
Kids Night: Kelly's Roast Beef (Saugus)Saugus, Free
Tue, January 1, 2019  -  Tue, December 31, 2019   
Kids of all ages can take pleasure in storytelling, have fun with face painting, balloons, design exciting arts and crafts projects, and enjoy a New England favorite in any season, ice cream.
Find a MA Farmer's Market Near YouMassachusetts, $
Wed, May 1, 2019  -  Tue, October 29, 2019   
Whether you live in the city or suburbs, a Massachusetts farmers’ market is not too far from you.
Boston Pizza and Historic Tavern ToursBoston, $
Wed, May 1, 2019  -  Thu, October 31, 2019   
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!
Taza Chocolate Factory ToursSomerville, $
Wed, May 1, 2019  -  Tue, October 1, 2019   
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!
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Greenway Food Trucks Daily ScheduleBoston, Free
Wed, May 15, 2019  -  Sun, September 1, 2019   
The Greenway Mobile Eats program features 30+ vendors operating under contract with The Greenway in various locations along the 1.5 mile long park. Find out who's there today!
Islands After Hours Clam Bake on Spectacle IslandBoston, $$$
Thu, June 27, 2019  -  Sun, September 15, 2019   
Enjoy the beautiful setting and a delicious menu - all in an urban oasis, complete with spectacular views of the Boston skyline. For a perfect summer treat, join us!
Come Chill With Us Elemental Beverage Company Pop-UpBoston, $
Wed, July 17, 2019  -  Fri, August 30, 2019   
This Summer in Boston, MA, come chill with Elemental Beverage Company at their pop-up café offering a new cold coffee experience with their signature Snapchilled coffees.
Beer & Wine Garden at Encore Boston HarborEverett
Sat, August 3, 2019  -  Sun, September 1, 2019   
There are beer gardens and then there is the new Beer & Wine Garden at Encore Boston Harbor’s South Lawn - the perfect way to spend what’s left of your summer weekends.
Kids in the KITCHEN Summer ChallengeBoston, $$
Mon, August 19, 2019  -  Wed, August 21, 2019   
Are you ready for a challenge this summer? Kids in the KITCHEN Summer Challenge at the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market is a one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning experience for young chefs.
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St. Anthony's Feast 2019Boston, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
The St. Anthony's Feast in the North End of Boston is celebrated each year on the last weekend in August. Enjoy parades, live music, delicious food and a festive decorated atmosphere.
Haverhill Restaurant WeekHaverhill, $$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Thu, August 29, 2019   
Celebrate 7 Tasty Days of Summer in Haverhill! The 2nd Annual Restaurant Week highlights the best of Haverhill eateries with a week’s worth of great deals from Friday, August 23 - Thursday, August 29.
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
Market Test KITCHEN is designed to allow our community to sample new products and ideas from Boston Public Market vendors, local chefs, and Boston food businesses.
Corn Roast at Gore PlaceWaltham, Free
Sun, August 25, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
Celebrate the sweet corn season at the Gore Place Farm Stand!  Enjoy roasted corn freshly picked from local farms, drink lemonade and play games on the lawn in front of the farmer’s cottage.
96th Feast of the Three Saints 2019Lawrence, Free
Fri, August 30, 2019  -  Sun, September 1, 2019   
The annual Feast of the Three Saints in Lawrence offers music, food and community. At the Saints Alfio, Filadelfo and Cirino Society and Lawrence Common.
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family-friendly, hands-on pasta-making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
A Taste of New EnglandVermont, $$
Sat, August 31, 2019  -  Sun, September 1, 2019   
Join the region's best chefs on Saturday, August 31st, for a celebration of food and wine where guests will enjoy a carefully curated five course meal featuring each guest chef's specialties.
Cooking on a Budget: SNAP-ED Nutrition WorkshopsBoston, Free
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market is hosting FREE nutrition education workshops to teach SNAP participants and their families how to eat healthy. Come join us!
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, September 6, 2019  -  Fri, September 6, 2019   
Market Test KITCHEN is designed to allow our community to sample new products and ideas from Boston Public Market vendors, local chefs, and Boston food businesses.
Truffle Making Workshop w/ Taza Chocolate (Family-Friendly)Boston, $$
Sun, September 8, 2019  -  Sun, September 8, 2019   
Celebrate your love of chocolate with the whole family! Satisfy all your wildest cravings and share a sweet moment with friends, family or a significant other making chocolate side-by-side.
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, September 14, 2019  -  Sat, September 14, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family-friendly, hands-on pasta-making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
Market Test KITCHEN: Demo + TastingBoston, Free
Fri, September 27, 2019  -  Fri, September 27, 2019   
Market Test KITCHEN is designed to allow our community to sample new products and ideas from Boston Public Market vendors, local chefs, and Boston food businesses.
Family Pasta Making Workshop with Law of PastaBoston, $$
Sat, September 28, 2019  -  Sat, September 28, 2019   
Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta! This family-friendly, hands-on pasta-making workshop is led by the famous Chef Avery (@law_of_pasta).
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Chef's Gala Set-UpBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Chef's GalaBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Artisan Taste Set-UpBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Artisan TasteBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival : Food FightBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Brunch BarBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Cider SessionBrighton
Thu, October 10, 2019  -  Sun, October 13, 2019   
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. You can volunteer during one of the largest food & wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life!
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
Barbecue Al FrescoAndover, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Thu, August 29, 2013   
Every Thursday enjoy delicious barbeque at our On the Bone restaurant outside on our patio. Just $19 per person plus taxes and gratuity. Come back each week for a different menu.
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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