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Lowell is Festival City!  All year long there are great things to do, from road races to music festivals to amazing food events.  Below is a quick overview.  To learn what's going on today visit the City calendar.


February: Winterfest

May 15-17: Doors Open Lowell

June: Greek Festival
June 19 - September: Lowell Summer Music Series
June 21: African Festival
June 21: Acre Festival 
June 21: The Great Race
June - Aug: Backyard Sunday River Festival at Tsongas Center at UML
July - Oct: Lowell Farmer's Market

July 3: Downtown Lowell First Thursdays
July 4: Lowell Independence Day Celebration at LeLacheur Park
July 25 - 27: Lowell Folk Festival
July 25: Kickoff of Fresh Air Fridays

August: Fresh Air Fridays
August 7: Downtown Lowell First Thursdays
August 7-9: Lowell Food and Wine Festival
August 10: Lowell Puerto Rican Festival (Facebook)
August 16: Southeast Asian Water Festival                                           

September 4: Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

October 4-5:  Lowell Open Studios
October 5: Textile River Regatta
October 9-13: Lowell Celebrates Kerouac
October 19: Bay State Marathon
October 25: Monster Bash & Halloween Stroll

November 21-23: Miss Massachusetts USA and Miss Teen Massachusetts USA
November 29: City of Lights Parade



Just Announced! February 20 & 21, 2015: WinterFest
Just Announced! July 4, 2015: Lowell Independence Day Celebration at LeLacheur Park


For more information on Lowell’s arts & culture scene, visit COOL (Cultural Organization of Lowell).


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