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 May 29, 2023

Looking for fun things to do this week with your kids in the Acton-Lexington area? Below are our Top Picks for this week, May 29 to June 8. 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. Memorial Day is Monday, May 29th! Celebrate by attending a town parade! Details on parades and routes can be found on our calendar and within our article, "LocalMemorial Day Parades and Ceremonies". 
  2. in Concord Recreation for its 6th annual Stow Street Block Party & Touch-A-Truck! This is a free community event great for all ages. The event features music, food, games, crafts, inflatables, local vendors, a Touch-A-Truck and more.
  3. This Saturday morning is Acton-Boxborough Family Networks semi-annual Clothing Swap in Acton at the Parker Damon Building Lot! 
  4. Visit the Ducky Fair at Cousins Park in Concord this Saturday at 10am! There will be childrens music, petting zoo, glitter tattoos, dunk tank, fair games, crafts, Bedford Farms ice cream, and more!
  5. Come out Sunday at 9:30am to the LexFarm learning garden for some free play and nature crafts (must register in advance)!
  6. Enjoy Farmers Market Season this weekend with the Boxborough FreeBee Market Saturday 10:30am - 11:30pm! Plus, stop by the Lexington Farmers Market Tuesdays from 2-6:30pm.
  7. Check out Rainbow Fish Presented by Concord Youth Theatre this Friday-Sunday!  
  8. Barn Tours are back!! Tour the Barn at Great Brook Farm Saturdays & Sundays (1pm, 3pm & 5pm), see our robots milk cows, pet cows and calves, watch the cow brush in action! 
  9. Our friends at Chip-In Farm hosts Goats & Giggles this Sunday at 11:30am (ages 1-5). Join Farmer Sandy for farmyard play time and a chance to meet our adorable baby goats
  10. Lots of great storytimes and events happening at the local libraries during vacation week!  Make Your Own Videogame with Coderdojo at Concord Main Tuesday, May 30th at 2pm. Register to join Storytime at Liberty Tree Farm with Acton Memorial Library May 31st at 10am. Children 5 and under can join the Alphabet Party at Coord Mail June 2nd at 10:30. Kids of all ages are invited to Sargent Memorial Library Wednesday, June 7th to hear some stories and sing some songs at Evening Storytime! There are more storytimes, craft times and Teen events/programs at all our local libraries throughout the week, be sure to check our events calendar for details!
  11. Grab tickets to Blippi Wonderful World Tour at Lowell Memorial Auditorium Wednesday, May 31st at 6pm!
  12. Our 2023 Summer Camp Guide is here! If you are beginning research for summer camps, definitely check it out!
  13. MacKID DEAL ALERT: Mention Macaroni KID when you visit Learning Express Bedford and show the day's event listing at check-in to receive $2 off admission. 

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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