5 Things to Do in Wakefield & Surrounding Towns (8/20-8/26)

Take advantage of end-of-summer activities in and around Wakefield!

By Katy Cirrone August 19, 2022

This week's top 5 events in and around Wakefield include two events in the city - the 112th Annual Fisherman's Feast in Boston's North End and the first weekend of Open Newbury in Back Bay. Outside of those, there are plenty of other events to check out here! Subscribe to the Macaroni Kid Wakefield newsletter for weekly updates to your inbox and other locally relevant articles.

1. Blue Man Group Pop-Up Performance at 112th Annual Fisherman's Feast - Saturday, August 20

Celebrate the 112th annual Fisherman’s Feast in Boston’s North End by attending the Blue Man Group's FREE pop-up performance in Boston's North End. The neighborhood is sure to be a fun place to be and it's a great time to take the family into the city and enjoy some Italian food and culture!

2. MarketStreet Lynnfield's Summer Stroll - Sunday, August 21

This exclusive shopping event benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham & Wakefield. Purchase tickets in advance for $8 or $10 at the door for access to shopping discounts, small bites & drinks from our restaurants, giveaways, games, and live entertainment.

3. Open Newbury Street - Sunday, August 21

Head into Boston's Back Bay on Sundays from August 21 through September 25. Newbury Street is blocked off for pedestrians to come together and enjoy this beautiful neighborhood.

4. Yappy Hour at MarketStreet Lynnfield - Wednesday, August 24

MarketStreet Lynnfield is partnering with Polkadog Bakery once again for Yappy Hour on The Green. The pups can enjoy dog-friendly treats and humans can sip on Alchemy wine and beer. 

5. Wakefield Farmer's Market - Saturday, August 20

The 30-35 local vendors each week are made up of farmers, microgreens, mushrooms, meat/poultry, dairy/cheese and a wide selection of other foods, including locally produced baked goods, preserves, hot sauces, soups, wine, root beer, spices, coffee, Middle Eastern fare, local artisans and so much more. View a full list of each week's vendors here.