6 Upcoming Sheep + Wool Festivals in Massachusetts

Spring means cute baby animals! Plus sheep shearing and shepherding demonstrations, hands-on fiber arts exploration, egg hunts, food trucks, and more. Each of these 6 Massachusetts Wool Festivals has become a local institution well worth attending.

1. March 25

Celebrate spring at Drumlin Farm’s annual Woolapalooza, featuring fiber, food, fun, and of course, all of the farm’s new spring baby animals (Lincoln)

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2. April 15

Celebrate sheep and shepherds, local food, farming, and fiber with baby lambs, sheep dog demos, wagon rides, fiber arts, an egg hunt, and food truck goodness at Sheepapalooza (Martha’s Vineyard)

3. April 29

Attend the 30th Annual Gore Place Sheepshearing Festival (Waltham)

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4. April 29

The Weir River Sheep Shearing Festival includes sheep-themed crafts for kids, a plant-your-own veggies activity for the whole family, delicious fare from local food trucks, and of course, sheep (Hingham)

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5. May 24-26

Sheep herding, wool dyeing, felting, spinning, and farm animals await during Wool Days at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

6. May 27-28

Attend the 43rd Annual Sheep and Woolcraft Fair (Cummington)