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Worcester Common Oval: Out to Lunch Festival

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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The popular Out to Lunch Festival & Farmers’ Markets in Downtown Worcester are back this summer! Now in its 14th year, Out to Lunch is always FREE and open to the public.

  • Live music & performances – see the schedule below
  • Food trucks & local restaurants
  • A farmers’ market
  • Local artists & crafters
  • Community organizations & non-profits
  • And more!

Join us for an afternoon of live performances, local food trucks, and lots more at the 14th Annual Out to Lunch Festival & Farmers’ Market
The Out to Lunch series is back and bigger than ever this year, with six festival dates from July through August 2024. Each event takes place from 11am to 2pm on the Worcester Common Oval. It’s the perfect excuse to get out for your lunch break, spend time enjoying the historic Worcester Common, and explore the best of Worcester right here in the heart of the city this summer.

Mark your calendars now for the following 2024 Out to Lunch Dates:

  • Thursday, July 11
  •  Thursday, July 18
  • Thursday, July 25
  • Thursday, August 1
  • Thursday, August 8
  • Thursday, August 15
  • (Rain/Weather Dates: Thursday, August 22 & 29)


Thursday, July 11
Headliner: Funky Dawgz Brass Band // Intermission Entertainment: Free Zumba lesson on the Common with Luz from the YMCA; all ages, experience levels, and abilities are welcome

Thursday, July 18
Headliner: Sunta Jones // Intermission Entertainment: Community drum circle with The Village; all ages, experience levels, and abilities are welcome

Thursday, July 25 (Celebrating Disability Pride Month)
Headliner: Matt Savage Groove Experiment // Intermission Entertainment: Performance from a a student Jazz trio from the Berklee Institute for Accessible Arts Education

Thursday, August 1
Headliner: Link 80 // Intermission Entertainment: Performance from the Imperial Lion Dance Team

Thursday, August 8
Headliner: Rhythm of the Saints // Intermission Entertainment: Performance and free dance lesson with Ritmos Dance Company; all ages, experience levels, and abilities are welcome

Thursday, August 15
Headliner: Sarah Louise French & The Big-League Collective // Intermission Entertainment: Performance from students of Jo Ann Warren Dance Studio


July 11
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Worcester Common Oval
455 Main St
Worcester, MA 01608 United States
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