Gloucester Events (& traffic)

If you are planning on coming to Gloucester in the next few weeks, you picked a great time to come!  August is filled with festivals, sporting events, and best of all, great weather!


August 5th, 6th, & 7th – Annual Sidewalk Bazaar (Sidewalk Days)- Main street downtown gets filled with local merchants, restaurants, and attractions for all to enjoy! (Main st. is closed down during the day on these days)


Sunday August 8th- 2nd Annual Gloucester Triathlon- Be careful when traveling to Gloucester on this day, there will be many detours and road closures due to bikes and road races. Please call to ask the best way to make it to the whale watch on this day. But its also a great day to cheer on our local triathletes!


Sunday August 8th- Main Street Block Party- Main street downtown is once again blocked off (this time during the evening/night) for local restaraunts to bring their dining rooms outside for an “al fresco” experience. Also there is live music and family fun activities. 


August 14th & 15th- Gloucester Waterfront Festival- Located at Gloucester’s beautiful Stage Fort Park, over 150 local craftsmen and artisans gather to sell their handmade crafts, jewelry & homegoods.  Also food and kids activities offered as well. Fun for the whole family!

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