Top Things to Do with Kids This Week in the Acton-Lexington Area

Check our weekly list of top pick attractions, activities and events for families

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher June 11, 2024

Looking for fun things to do this week with your kids in the Acton-Lexington area? Below are our Top Picks for this week, June 6 to June 10. We have lots of events and activities in Acton, Bedford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Maynard and beyond on our event calendar.   

NOTE:  This page is updated every Wednesday afternoon.  We have selected events and venues based on the event description but, in most cases, have not attended, so please use your own judgment when choosing events to attend or view.  Age descriptions are provided by the event venue.  If an event is sold out when we're putting together this list, we don't list it here, to prevent disappointment. Be sure to check our event calendar regularly to catch fun events before they sell out!


  1. The Acton Lions Club Carnival is back! Over 15 rides, carnival food, games, and lots of fun! The carnival runs June 13 - 16!
  2. Fifer's Day is Saturday in Boxborough! There will be lots of new activities for the kids and will have our usual live music, bouncy castles, volleyball, road race, craft and vendor booths as well as delicious food and drink options.
  3. Family fun activities for all at the Acton-Westford Pride Festival Saturday 12-3pm! Enjoy the music of the Femmes Band, fun activities, and meeting many great organizations in our community! Also grab tickets for the Acton Pride Drag Show Friday at 8pm!
  4. Join Verrill Farm for a fun day including live music, hayrides, photo ops and a la carte food - at this years annual Strawberry Festival, Saturday from 10am-2pm!
  5. Child's Play at Theatre III is excited to announce the first production in their new Theatre for Young Audiences program: CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE. Running this Saturday & Sunday!
  6. It’s an extraordinary show to delight audiences of all ages! Flip Circus is in Marlborough, MA from June 14 - June 25!
  7. Free farm tours at Great Brook Farm and will run at 1pm, 3pm, 5pm Saturdays and Sundays!
  8. The Lexington Farmers' Market runs every Tuesday from 2-6:30pm!
  9. We have launched our Summer Camp Guide! Now is the time to start planning for summer! 
  10. Plan the week ahead! Lots of great events throughout the week at our local libraries. Be sure to check out our event calendar this weekend and plan for the week ahead!!!


Check our Event Calendar for More Family Fun in the Acton-Lexington Area!

Don't forget to scan ahead on the calendar for events that require advance registration.

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Have a great week!

Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher

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