September: All Month

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 Revolutionary War Encampment Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2018 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 and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period costumed men and women … [Read more...]

Harvest Fun Day

6th Annual Harvest Fun Day Saturday, October 13, 2018, 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 60 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...]

Riverside Cemetery Tour

Riverside Cemetery Tour Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St., Fairhaven Take a walk in one of the most beautiful rural-style cemeteries in Massachusetts, created in 1850 by Warren Delano II, the grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The tour visits the final resting places of some of the town’s most prominent people. You’ll also see lovely examples of … [Read more...]

Community Craft Fair

Community Craft Fair Saturday, October 20, 2018, noon to 6:00 p.m. American Legion Post 166 54 Main Street, Fairhaven, MA The Fairhaven American Legion Post 166 hosts a community craft fair, featuring fun shopping and lots of great gifts. Small and large table space may be rented by crafters and must be reserved by October 6. Free admission. For information call or text Jessie at 508.207.0786. … [Read more...]

NFIA Halloween Horribles Parade

NFIA Halloween Horribles Parade Sunday, October 28, 2018, 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 November 11, 2018, 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, including raising the "Big Flag" and cannon-firing in front of Fairhaven High School. Veterans and other marching groups are welcome to line up at Livesey Park at 8:30 a.m. Parade steps off at 9:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Fairhaven Old-Time Holiday

Fairhaven Old-Time Holiday December 8 & 9, 2018 Various Locations. See listings linked below for specific details First organized by the Fairhaven Office of Tourism in 1998, the Old-Time Holiday is a cooperative effort between many of the town's non profit groups. The majority of the events take place on Saturday, when fairs and marketplaces and other activities are held in the Town Hall, the … [Read more...]

Annual Town Hall Shops

Town Hall Shops (an Old-Time Holiday event) Saturday, December 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairhaven Town Hall, 40 Center St., Fairhaven The Town Hall auditorium is filled with tables of sale items from about 25 non-profit groups, school groups and churches. Among the many offerings you'll find gifts, holiday wreaths and centerpieces, baked goods, candy, ornaments, hand crafted items, T-Shirts, … [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...]