FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Free Historic
Walking Tours

Leaves from the Strikers' Monument on the Common across from City Hall and goes through the mill district, focusing on the Strike of 1912.

12:30-3:30pm

Pony Rides

JJ Ponies is back with pony rides available throughout the day.

Portraits by Ed Bray

Have your portrait hand-drawn by Festival favorite, Ed Bray!

Eddie Gardner

Eddie Gardner has been a leading name in magic and entertainment in the greater Boston area for over 35 years, specializing in comedy magic, mentalism, balloon twisting and even magical Santa Claus visits!

Free Historic
Trolley Tours

FREE 50 minute tour of the historic mill town, Lawrence, MA. Departs from City Hall every 30 minutes starting at 12:00pm, with the last trolley at 4:00pm. Get TICKETS in advance at the Friends of Lawrence Heritage State Park tent (these fill up quickly). 

Los paseos en trolley con guía en español salen a las 2:00pm y 3:30pm. Busque su boleta en la mesa de “Friends of Lawrence Heritage State Park.”

Face Painting

Pick your favorite or come up with your own design!

Food Vendors

Hungry? We welcome all of our family visitors to enjoy the wonderful multi-cultural food vendors we have available at the Festival in our Food Court!

Limin Mo

Limin Mo is an award-winning writer and acclaimed artist and storyteller. Currently, Limin is creating performance art incorporating painting, singing and writing into video productions.

KidzZone

Join us in the KidzZone with tons of creative activities throughout the day.

Reptiles

Our friends from Zoo Creatures will be at the Festival so you can try your own at touching a reptile as well as learning more about other cool creatures!

Bryson Lang

Bryson’s show combines technical juggling skills with original comedy into a unique and unforgettable act. His audiences will see a likable, energetic personality performing captivating routines that mix audience participation, comedy, ball bouncing and spinning, fire-juggling, giant beach balls, improv, glo-in-the-dark objects, and always a few surprises.

PO Box 1137

Lawrence, MA 01842

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