Ongoing September Events

Henry H. Rogers Walking Tours Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m., June through September Start outside Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven A free 90-minute guided walk teaches about the town’s benefactor Henry H. Rogers of the Standard Oil Co. and his gifts of magnificent architecture to Fairhaven. Tour includes visits inside the Town Hall and Millicent Library. Tuesday guide: Bob Foster, Thursday … [Read more...]

Fort Phoenix Historical Encampment

Fairhaven Village Militia Spring Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24, 2017 Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA 9:00 a.m. Saturday to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Cannon firing approx. 6:30 p.m. Saturday The Fairhaven Village Militia, the Wareman Minutemen, the Rehoboth Minutemen, and the Fairhaven Office of Tourism present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. … [Read more...]

16th Manjiro Festival

Manjiro Festival Saturday, October 7, 2017 Center and Walnut streets, Fairhaven A Japanese-American festival commemorating Manjiro Nakahama, the first Japanese person to live in America, and the town’s Sister City connection with Tosashimizu, Japan, established 30 years ago in 1987. There will be Japanese and American music and food, martial arts demonstrations, taiko drummers, flower arranging, … [Read more...]

Book Reading and Signing

Book Reading and Signing Saturday, October 7, 2017, noon to 2:00 p.m. Millicent Library, 45 Center Street, Fairhaven Fairhaven resident and historian Beth Luey will read from the chapter on Manjiro Nakahama from her new book House Stories: Meanings of Home in a New England Town. Admission is free. Copies of the book will be on sale for $25. Sponsored by Friends of the Millicent Library. Handicap … [Read more...]

5th Annual Harvest Fun Day

5th Annual Harvest Fun Day Saturday, October 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fairhaven Visitors Center, 141 Main Street. Enjoy some fall family fun at Harvest Fun Day on the lawn of the Visitors Center with more than 45 booths by local non-profit groups and businesses, children's activities and more. You'll find booths selling arts, crafts, home decor, hand made clothing and accessories, and more. … [Read more...]

Haunted Academy

The Haunted Academy Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 27, 28, 27, 2017 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Fairhaven Academy Building, 141 Main Street, Fairhaven Parking in Fairhaven High School lot For the second year, the Fairhaven Office of Tourism sponsors this haunted attraction with spooky scenes and costumed characters both outside and inside the Visitors Center/Academy Building. Free treats will be handed … [Read more...]

NFIA Halloween Horribles Parade

NFIA Halloween Horribles Parade Sunday, October 29, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Starts at Benoit Square, Main Street & Howland Road Sponsored by the North Fairhaven Improvement Association, this Halloween costume parade has been held every year since 1950. Children and adults in costume walk from Benoit Square north on Main Street to St. Mary's Church. In the parking lot behind the church, costumes are judged … [Read more...]

Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. Main Street from Oxford School south to Fairhaven High School Annual parade to honor all veterans is followed by a brief ceremony and cannon-firing at Fairhaven High School. Veterans are welcome to line up at Livesey Park at 8:30 a.m. Parade steps off at 9:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Get your events posted here

Notices about public events taking place within Fairhaven may be posted free of charge on the Office of Tourism website. The types of public events that can be listed include: fairs and festivals, breakfasts, luncheons, suppers, concerts, fundraising events, dances, special sporting events, races, lectures, plays, one-day workshops, rummage sales, etc. Events must take place in Fairhaven. The Office … [Read more...]