'Tis the season for festive family-friendly activities and cozy, fun outings. We've narrowed down 5 of the best happening this weekend on Massachusetts' South Shore. Enjoy!
Festivities begin in Plymouth on Coles Hill Saturday at 10:00AM, followed by the famous Thanksgiving Parade at 11:00AM, one of the only historically accurate chronological parades in America. This beloved celebration focuses on our nations history and heritage. Come enjoy the beautifully decorated floats, drum and bugle corps, and military bands; viewers are treated to a visual trip back to the colonial days and more. Saturday, Plymouth, MA.
2. Marshfield Holiday Light Show at the Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, MA
This brand new spectacular event is the only drive-through light show in Eastern Massachusetts, featuring hundreds of displays of twinkling holiday lights. Visitors can bundle up in their cars, tune into the radio, and enjoy an in-sync music and light performance. Friday-Sunday, Marshfield Fair Grounds, Marshfield, MA
3. Hayrides with Santa and Christmas Kick Off At Colony Place, Plymouth, MA
Kids will enjoy a hayride with Santa and his horses this Saturday in Plymouth at Colony Place. Kick off the holiday season with dance performances and holiday music. This outdoor shopping experience also provides ample opportunities to begin your holiday shopping and shop local. Sunday, Plymouth, MA.
4. Duxburys 47th Annual Holiday Craft Show, Duxbury, MA
70 of New Englands most talented artisans and crafters will showcase their work at this annual shopping event held by the Duxbury Art Association. Discover local artists and purchase one-of-a-kind, unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. Vendors include jewelry, ceramics, clothing, home decor, and more. Mom on the Go Food Truck will serve up homemade fare like authentic grilled cheese sandwiches. Come out and shop local while supporting your community at this family-friendly event for all. Saturday-Sunday, Duxbury High School, Duxbury, MA.
5. Winterlights Display at The Bradley Estate
A new walkable light display in Canton, Ma at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate kicks off this weekend. The half-mile loop walk runs multiple evenings each week, beginning this Saturday. Thousands of artfully designed holiday lights will adorn the remarkable Estate. The experience will include an illuminated woodland trail as part of the tour path, as well as light displays and installations through the formal Italianate lattice-walled garden, rhododendron walk, and kitchen garden. In addition to admiring the lights, visitors will be able to leave wishes on a wishing tree, take part in a scavenger hunt, and warm up by a campfire, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from November 22 to December 29, Canton, MA.[:]