5 Things to do in and Around Hingham This Weekend


5 Things to do in and Around Hingham This Weekend

Brought to you by Hingham Realtor Alice Pierce

It is Fair and Festival Season on the South Shore of Boston. See a sampling of fairs and festivals this weekend and a time and date summary at the end of the listings.

1) 149th Marshfield Fair

It is opening day at the Marshfield Fairgrounds for the traditional summertime favorite the Marshfield Fair. Today, Friday, August 19th, at 10 am is the official opening of its 149th season!! It was 1867 when the first fair was held on the same 62 acres that is takes place on today. It is one of the few fairs left featuring 4-H competition. Art exhibits, agricultural displays, music of multiple genres and the favorite demolition derby and tractor pulling all happen alongside the rides and vendors. Tickets to get in are $10 per person and children under 6 get in for free.

For more information please visit the Marshfield Fair website or download the PDF file of the entire schedule of activities here.

2) Greek Festival

The Panagia Parish will be hosting a Greek Festival on Saturday, August 20th from 11 am until 8 pm, 811 Jerusalem Road in Cohasset. Come to this picturesque church and eat some Greek food, taste some wine and listen to some music.
For more information please visit the Panagia Parish Facebook Page.

3) August Moon Festival

The 29th Annual August Moon Festival is on Sunday, August 21st starting at 11 am until 5 pm at the North Quincy MBTA parking lot. This a a completely free event and wonderful for the entire family. Food, amusements, pony rides, a dunk tank and a full schedule of performances are on tap. The opening ceremony at 11 am features a lion dance so get there early. There will be free parking at the State Street Lot and Granite Lot.

For more information go to this year’s festival website, the August Moon Festival 2016.

4) Kingston Waterfront Festival

The Kingston Waterfront Festival is on Saturday, August 20th from 10 am until 7 pm at Gray’s Beach Park,
This is their first Waterfront Festival and should be a great summer event complete with kayaking, regatta, car show, storytelling, music and food.

5) Plymouth Air Show

Come to the Plymouth Air Show on Saturday, August 20th, from 10 am until 2 pm and watch amazing aerial displays of all sorts. The event is at the Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Rd and watch helicopter demonstrations, or take an airplane or helicopter ride. See the amazing athletics of real aerobatics. Tickets are $10 per car.

For more information please visit the Plymouth Air Show website


Marshfield Event: Marshfield Fair
Date: Starts Friday
Time: 10 AM
Place: Marshfield Fairgrounds

Cohasset Event: Greek Festival
Date: Saturday
Time: 11 am – 8
Place: Panagia Parish

Quincy Event: August Moon Festival
Date: Sunday
Time: 11 am
Place: North Quincy MBTA parking lot

Kingston Event: Kingston Waterfront Festival
Date: Saturday
Time: 10 – 7
Place: Gray’s Beach

Plymouth Event: Plymouth Air Show
Date: Saturday
Time: 10
Place: Plymouth Airport







Summer in Hingham MA is an ideal time to start looking for homes and learning about Hingham’s neighborhoods and their distinctive characteristics. One of the best Realtors in Hingham, Alice Pierce, is the ideal person to show you around Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate, Hull and all of the South Shore towns. Not only is Alice Pierce a Hingham resident, but she has lived here all of her life and raised her family here, so give her a call at 781-724-7622, anytime. Alice Pierce can also be reach by emailing her, or through her Coldwell Banker real estate website.
Enjoy all the positives of the south shore of Boston. Feel free to contact Coldwell Banker Realtor Alice Pierce through her website, email or telephone 781-724-7622 about articles, community information for Hingham, MA, Cohasset, MA, Hull, MA, Norwell, MA and any other South Shore towns.


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