WORCESTER – Labor Day weekend may be over and you may not have this Monday off, but there’s no need to worry! You still have two days of freedom, and ThisWeekInWorcester.com is here to help you make the most of them.
Worcester has a lot of events and activities to offer this weekend. With festivals, boat parades, parties, concerts, drive-in movies, and shopping, there is sure to be something to get you out of the house!
Worcester Pride Celebration Day
This week is Worcester Pride Week!
Though there are events scheduled for every day of the week, Saturday, Sept.7 is Worcester Pride Celebration Day. From 11 AM to 12 PM there will be a Pride Parade beginning at Institute Hall and from 12 PM to 5 PM there will be a festival on the Common with food, vendors, entertainment, and more. Later in the evening there are more events to finish off the week, such as the block party, a mixer, and dances. Check out the full list of events here and be sure not to miss it!
Self Help Festival at Palladium
This Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2 PM, the Palladium Outdoors is hosting a music festival you won’t want to miss.
The event features artists A Day to Remember, Falling in Reverse, Real Friends, and many more. How could it get any better? A portion of the admission proceeds goes to mental health charities to aid in research, education, and advocacy. Go enjoy a great concert this weekend while also making a difference! Purchase your tickets here.
Lake Quinsigamond Day and Boat Parade
Take advantage of one of the last summer weekends and head over to Lake Quinsigamond this Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 AM to 4 PM.
The event is free and features a DJ and open mic, drinks, and a picnic area. There will be yoga on the beach at 11 AM and a Disney boat parade at 12 PM. Decorate your boat to win prizes or head down with the family for a picnic and beach day. Find all of the event information here.
Makes Like a Girl Market
Support local women and shop at the Crompton Collective this Sunday, September 8 from 11 AM to 3 PM.
In honor of the Crompton Collective’s 7th anniversary, they will be hosting a craft market for female makers. Check out some unique handmade items, sell your own, and sip rosé from the 90+ Cellars Rosé Truck. Check out the event information here.
In the mood to shop but have no money to spend?
Check out Worcester’s Really Really Free Market this Sunday, September 8 at the Worcester Art Museum from 11 AM to 3 PM. Everything at the market is free – take what you want or need, and bring whatever you want to share. You can find all of the information on the event’s Facebook page here.
Are you planning to watch the Patriots game this weekend?
Big T’s Mill Street BBQ Company is hosting a game party this Sunday, September 8 at 3 PM. Watch the game, eat from the special game menu, enjoy live entertainment, and enter the raffle. Check out the rest of the event information here.
Looking for a relaxed Sunday night?
Make your way to the patio of Ralph’s Diner this Sunday, September 8 at 8 PM for drive-in movies. Bring the family, enjoy some good food, and watch movies from their outdoor patio. You can find the rest of the event’s details here.
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