Summer Happenings in Gloucester & Cape Ann – July 2015

So much to see and do in Gloucester and Cape Ann. Each month we will highlight some of the happenings. But don’t forget to check our website Click on “Information” on the menu bar, then scroll down below the map to see more helpful links.

The Vietnam Traveling Veteran’s Memorial Wall and Museum July 9 – July 12, 2015

Fuller School 4 Schoolhouse road Off rte 128 at Blackburn Circle Gloucester, MA 01930 “The Wall That Heals” Gloucester Untied Veterans Council and the City of Gloucester are Proud to present The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and Museum.

Opening 10:00AM July 9th thru 5:00PM July 12th, 2015

Location: Fuller School, 4 Schoolhouse Road, Gloucester, MA (off rte 128 at Blackburn Circle)

The memorial is open to visitors 24 hours through July 12, 2015 and admission is FREE.

Downtown Block Party:

Saturday, July 18th

This is the second of four block parties on Main Street in downtown Gloucester. From 6 PM to 11 PM, shops and restaurants will be open, along with street venders, and music and performance venues at various locations. This year each block party will have a unique theme. The theme for the second block party will be “Carnivale on Main”. So bring the whole family and be prepared to have a great time.

Farmer’s Markets on Cape Ann

Farmers’s markets offer fresh local produce, home-baked goods, breads, crafts and so much more. They are a gathering place for locals (and tourists) to shop for local, sustainable foods. Each community holds their markets at different times. Here is a listing of just a few:

Cape Ann Farmer’s Market: Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:30PM from June to October in Stage Fort Park, Gloucester.

Magnolia Farmer’s Market: Mondays from 3:00 – 6:30PM on Main Street in Magnolia, which isa part of Gloucester.

Rockport Farmer’s Market: Saturdays 9:00 – 1:00 PM at Harvey Park (corner of Pleasant and Broadway).

Essex Farmer’s Market: Saturdays 9:00 AM – Noon, Shepherd Memorial Park.

For more happenings around Cape Ann (Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, Manchester- by-the-Sea) visit

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