5 Great Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Worcester

 by Heather CameronSeptember 16, 2022

The last weekend of summer is here! Be sure to make it the best! 

Hold onto the last days of summer with ThisWeekinWorcester.com's list of amazing weekend events! Bask in all the sunshine at so many outdoor events this weekend.

What says “summer'' to you? How about fairs, fests, and other big outdoor parties?

Treat your taste buds to a delicious event!

Celebrate the weekend with live music and amazing food!

This Saturday from 11 AM to 7 PM, the Beats and Barbecue Festival is returning to Worcester. Come to the Worcester Common Oval during the morning to check some local vendors and after the daytime festivities, they will cap off the night with Beats After the Barbecue, the official after party of the Beats and Barbecue Festival. This after party will feature the best up and coming producers.


Blast the Country music this weekend! 

Take your family to a hoedown you won't want to miss!

This Sunday from 11 AM to 1 PM the Sturbridge Recreation Department sponsored by Cornerstone Bank will be hosting Stomp n' Holler.

Come out for a fun day of Original and Classic Country and Country Rock as Stomp N' Holler plays your favorites from Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson to Garth Brooks and Miranda Lambert. It’s also a great opportunity to pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods and good eats! 


Fall into fall early this year!

It is not autumn yet, but get yourself excited for the season at Leicester's Harvest Fair at the Leicester Common. The event starts at 10 AM and ends at 4 PM. P

lan to enter your garden vegetables and flowers, your best canned and baked goods, your homebrew, your photography and fiber crafts to enrich the Fair exhibits.

Artisans and local crafters will be there to sell their wares, and tune in for some live folk music. This event is free and fun for all fair goers. 


Soak up the very last of summer with a savory event!

Continue the summer festivities at Wachusett Mountain. This Saturday and Sunday, head down to Wachusett Mountain for their 12th Annual BBQ Fest! From 11 AM to 5 PM each day, enjoy the best BBQ around, live music, and vendors.

The sky ride will be operating from 11 AM to 4 PM each day. General admission tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for children. 


Fill your stein this Saturday! 

Oktoberfest is coming to Wormtown Brewery! Break out the lederhosen for a day of fun from noon to 5 PM on Saturday.

You can look forward to Oktoberfest style beers and menu items and live music. You don't need a ticket for this event. 

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