28th Annual Autumn-Fest – September 24th, 2016
This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 24th, 2016 from 10-4 p.m. on the campus of Bridgewater State University in front of Boyden Hall on the quad. Autumn-Fest is a longstanding tradition in Bridgewater, MA, and is organized and presented exclusively by the Bridgewater Business Association (BBA) with the help of the University and Community Partnerships at BSU, Bridgewater Savings Bank, and the Bridgewater business community. It is attended annually by over 5000 people.
This FUN-tastic day includes over 100 vendors, where you can sample the wonderful products and services our BBA Members and other vendors have to offer, delicious food and treats from local eateries, music and MC by JAS Productions, music with the BRRHS Band and Middle School Band and Chorus, Four in a Row (Beatles cover band), Felix and the Jazz Cats, and John Balutis, BSU Arts for Youth, crafts and face painting, live demonstrations and performances, activities for the kids, pumpkin decorating, train rides, moon bounce from Grant’s Rental, Barn Babies Traveling Petting Zoo, the Bridgewater Fire Department smoke house, Bridgewater Police Department K-9 demo, Poppee the Clown, child ID digital photo and fingerprinting (with the Fellowship Lodge A.F. & A.M.), Joe’s Crazzy Critters, Stardust Gym, …and much, much more!
Admission is free. Select activities during the event do cost money to participate. There is parking around the BSU campus and the event is within walking distance from the center of town.
Money raised from our annual events such as Autumn-Fest and Christmas on the Common support the BBA Assistance Fund, helping local families throughout the year. Our Assistance Fund has been able to provide families with over $85,000.00 since 1985!
This event is held rain or shine.
This event is organized and run exclusively by the Bridgewater Business Association with the help of the Bridgewater State University – Office of University and Community Partnerships and Bridgewater business community. The BBA is not affiliated with the Town of Bridgewater.
The Bridgewater Business Association, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, originally formed in 1984, devoted to the interests of the business community in the Town of Bridgewater, MA. The BBA Promotes unity between Bridgewater and the business community and is committed to promoting goodwill among business owners, interacting with Town government, and encouraging growth of in-town business.
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