Nothing beats Massachusetts for a traditional New England fall foliage tour. And it all starts around Columbus Day. From the Berkshires in the east to Boston and Cape Cod in the west, the Bay State has the "lock" on leaf peeping in Autumn.
Enjoy the whole day, or the entire weekend, during Massachusetts fall festival season. Have fun!
It's come one, come all at
biggest fall event -- .The BIG E in Stockbridge.
September 15 – October 1, 2023 -- The Big E Springfield
Enjoy a stellar concert lineup, plus carnival rides, farm animals, parades, and more at The Big E, the biggest fall festival in Massachusetts.
September 29 - September 30. 2023 -- Harpoon Octoberfest Boston-- New England's biggest Oktoberfest is brought to you by Harpoon Brewery offering traditional German dishes, live music, dancing and some tasty brews.
Mid-October, 2023 -- Wellfleet Oysterfest Wellfleet
Shellfish lovers unite at Wellfleet for fresh oysters and other seaside treats along with art and music, plus the ever-popular oyster-shucking competition.
October 28, 2023 -- Lowell Halloween Craft Fair Lowell --
Fun for kids of all ages with dozens of local craft booths to browse, as kids dress in their Halloween costumes to trick-or-treat at vendor booths.
More about Massachusetts fall color around the Web:
Massachusetts Fall Foliage - From the office of travel & tourism with an excellent overview of fall foliage touring throughout the state including driving routes & itineraries, expert tips, timetables.
Massachusetts DCR - Fall Foliage - Check out this comprehensive guide to the best fall foliage in state parks in central, southeast, northeast, western Massachusetts & the Boston area, with links, descriptions and related information on biking trails.