5 Things to Do in Wakefield & Surrounding Towns (9/17-9/23)

Take advantage of this week's events and activities in and around Wakefield!

By Katy Cirrone, Wakefield Macaroni Kid Publisher September 15, 2022

Fall weather has begun and there are several events in the area that allow families to get outside and enjoy it. This week's top picks include Free Museum Day, a day full of truck fun in Burlington, Stoneham Town Day and more. 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. Free Museum Day - Saturday, September 17

Grab tickets to Museum Day, a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry. There are so many museums for families with kids of all ages to explore within Boston and beyond! 

2. Wakefield Town Scavenger Hunt - Saturday, September 17

As part of Wakefield's Shop Local campaign, the first Town of Wakefield Scavenger Hunt is designed to take people deeper into Wakefield to visit local merchants. Clues will be provided that lead participating teams to business locations where they have to complete a challenge activity. Register your team today!

3. Truck Day Burlington - Sunday, September 18

Kids of all ages are invited to enjoy a fun-filled, unique experience that gives children and their families an up-close look at their favorite “big trucks” and the opportunity to meet the people that protect, serve, and build at Truck Day

4. 38th Annual Stoneham Town Day - Saturday, September 17

Join the Stoneham Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Stoneham, for the 38th Annual Stoneham Town Day. More than 100 exhibitors will be on hand with giveaways, raffles, contests and more all organized by your friends, neighbors, and local businesses. Live music will be performed, inflatable amusements, oversized lawn games and carnival attractions will be available for kids, as well as delicious food and treats served all day long.

5. 2022 Mystic MusicFest - Sunday, September 18

Head to Medford's Condon Shell for a free family-friendly day of live music, complete with a tilt-a-whirl and a Medford Brewing Company beer garden.