Having the opportunity to transform urban landscapes, we create experiences to celebrate our community through our monthly event series. Come to learn more about Lowell, network or for an evening out with friends - whatever your reason, join us this year in these memorable and fun events.
Beards & Brews
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Beard competition meets Craft Beer Tasting. Beardos, Craft Beer fanatics, and everyone else, all come together in Lowell's premier location for a night of craft beer, music, fun, laughter and memories.
Friday, May 19, 2017
MarketPlace is an all day event showcasing everything that's "Made In Lowell". Experience the rich and diverse culture Lowell has to offer in all 11 neighborhoods of Lowell as they showcase their work, talent, and products. In partnership with Doors Open Lowell we'll gear up for an amazing weekend of family friendly activities.
Summer Kick Off Weekend
June 16-18, 2017
Summer's start is celebrated with this 3-Day celebration! Friday night from 5-9pm at Lucy Larcom Park is the Kickoff Celebration complete with kids games, food, music, and crafts! Saturday transforms Lowell into a Carnival of Cultures that's celebrating Lowell's diverse heritage and culture. Sunday is Father's Day we'll celebrate in a new way with a late Tea Brunch and more! All activities are free, the Tea Party Brunch is by ticket only! Food and Beverages for sale!
Every 2nd Friday, May 12-October 13, 2017
Friday Nights! is held every second Friday of the month from May through October. We are turning beautiful Lowell locations into a foodie's dream with some of the areas finest Food Trucks accompanied by live music, art and artisan vendors and a mini Craft Beer Garden.
The Lowell Culinary Festival
September 7 to 10, 2017
Three days, three nights of unique-to-Lowell experiences.
Established as The Lowell Food & Wine Festival, the flagship food, wine and drink festival of Lowell, stays rooted in Lowell's rich culinary tradition, inviting you to meet local culinary talent and artisan producers—adding guest chefs and vintners from around the world for a unique to Lowell celebration. Visit tlfwf.org for more info.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Lowell Oktoberfest is an authentic German Oktoberfest. From traditional German foods prepared by our local restaurant partners, to German beer and good old fashion "festplatz" games, we have a fun program for you. Visit lowelloktoberfest.com for more info.
Craft Beer Walk
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Over 20 Downtown businesses will participate in our 4th Annual Craft Beer Walk. Come celebrate with our Shop & Taste Experience of Downtown Lowell, support local business and learn more about each shop's upcoming holiday promotions.
For the first time this year, craft breweries and food vendors will be paired with various downtown Lowell independent business owners.
Tickets will be limited and there will be NO DAY OF TICKET SALES. This is a 21+ only event. Tickets go on sale in June. Tickets include souvenir glass and access to craft beer sampling and food sampling. Additional food available for purchase at participating restaurants featuring a special menu and pricing options valid for those with a Craft Beer Walk ticket.
All proceeds support Made In Lowell, a Lowell 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to continue bringing great community events to Lowell.
Visit craftbeerwalk.com for more info.
Lowell's Holiday Craft Market
Dates Announced Soon
You know it's the festive season when Downtown Lowell starts smelling of roasted almonds and hot chocolate. In partnership with the Office of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, this Holiday Craft Market will kick off during the City of Lights parade and continue on through the season. The Holiday Craft Market will feature local art and artisan vendors and craft booths to add a seasonal touch at this traditional market in the heart of Lowell. Location: Lucy Larcom Park.
December 31, 2017
A fun and funky evening for the young at heart, Made In Lowell's Winter event is a creative concoction of blending cocktails, entertainment, and unique experiences. Mix and mingle with the "cool crowd" while you dance to tunes and tracks of one of Lowell's most prolific DJs. View the art collaborations from Chalkfest and other great community events throughout the year. Tickets are limited and go on sale in October.