Festivals

Gloucester is home to many unique and entertaining festivals.

Strawberry Festival

Hosted by The Bridge Cape Ann, this event is a kick-off for the summer at Mile Marker One with Marshall’s Farm Stand.

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St. Peter's Fiesta

A five-day festival honoring the patron saint of the fisherman St. Peter. Parades, carnival, concerts, sporting competitions…

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Fishtown Horribles Parade

The Fish Town Horribles Parade has been a tradition since some of the first settlers came to Gloucester.

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Rockport Chamber Music Festival

Experience outstanding performances by world-renowned classical musicians from the Jupiter String Quartet to pianist Garrick Ohlsson.

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Gloucester Blues Festival

Now in its 6th year, this annual event brings blues lovers from far and wide to Gloucester’s Cressy Beach.

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Gloucester Waterfront Festival

Over 200 booths featuring juried artists and craftsmen from throughout the U.S. will display their unique creations.

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Gloucester Schooner Festival

The annual Gloucester Schooner Festival takes place on Labor Day weekend. It’s Gloucester’s major marine event.

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