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2017 Annual Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations

The City of Quincy will host its annual slate of Christmas events beginning on Friday, November 24th with the Turning on of the Christmas Lights. Santa and his elves will arrive by parachute on November 25th and the 64th  Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, November 27th at 12:30. All events are free and open to the public.

2017 Annual Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations

Quincy festivities and tree lighting
Friday, November 25th , 2017  5pm-7pm
McIntyre Mall (tents in front of City Hall), 1305 Hancock Street, Quincy

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The activities will kick off at 5:00 pm and includes the Donna Marie Children’s Puppet show, Costumed Characters, and the combined Quincy/ North Quincy Choir. The performances will be held inside of a heated tent that will be set up on the lawn. At 6:00 PM, Mayor Thomas P. Koch will turn on the Christmas lights at the library and throughout Quincy Center to mark the beginning of our holiday season. Please join family and friends and enjoy free popcorn and hot chocolate on this very special night.

Santa and his Elves arrival by parachute RESCHEDULED TO SAT DECEMBER 2ND 
On Saturday, November 26, characters from the parade greet children as they await Santa Claus arrival by parachute at Pageant Field, One Merrymount Parkway, starting at noon. 12

City of Quincy Christmas Parade
Sunday, November 26th 12:30pm-3:00pm
The parade has over 100 units which include high school and adult marching bands from around the state, Christmas themed floats, and many more exciting entries.     The legend of Christmas in story and song.” is the theme fr the 65th annual event

This holiday tradition is often attended by mulitple generations of families who usually have a favorite spot along the route; Hancock Street between School Street and East Squantum Street. The parade kicks off at School Street intersection starting at 12:30

Punkin Chunkin 2017 in Quincy MA

Quincy’s Boy Scout Troop 6 is having a Punkin Chunkin fundraiser the Saturday   day after Halloween  NovemberPunkin Chunkin 2017 in Quincy MA 4th 2017   10-2pm   at Pageant Field in Quincy MA Want to get rid of your leftover pumpkins & give the kids a good time?

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$5 Per Launch – 10lb Pumpkin Max

Launch your pumpkin with our trebuchet or slingshot. Device used is based on the size of the pumpkin you bring. Limit 1 launch per person.

Field Games include carnival games, gaga ball, and cornhole.

Craft Table featuring survival bracelets and other items.

Pageant Field
One Merrymount Parkway, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170

Beechwood Knoll Fall Festival & Touch a Truck 2017 in Quincy MA

he Beechwood Knoll Elementary School will host its 20th Annual “Beechwood Knoll Fall Festival and Touch a Truck  on Saturday, October 28th  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m in Quincy MA   RAIN or SHINE  Beechwood Knoll Fall Festival  &  Touch a Truck  2017 in Quincy MA

The BKS Fall Festival is the school’s cornerstone fundraiser to raise funds to pay for books for classrooms and library, computer equipment, educational materials, field trips and other classroom items.  Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more

There will be food, arts and crafts, games, cake walk, nails, tattoos and face painting as well as silent auctions, raffles, pony rides and kiddy carnival rides.    Admission is free but games and rides will cost extra

The Touch a Truck will include police boats, sheriff vehicles plus much more


Beechwood Knoll School, 225 Fenno St., Quincy.

Wollaston School Harvest Festival 2017 in Quincy MA

The Wollaston Elementary School will be  holding   their 22nd  annual  harvest festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday October 14th.  

The family friendly   event will include food, games, raffles, crafts, a silent auction and entertainment.

Kids activities include a bouncy obstacle course, face painting, a photo booth and dancing. There will be Irish dancing and martial arts demonstrations.

The “Wollaston Midway” will be open on , featuring carnival games and prizes.

All proceeds from the festival will benefit the Wollaston elementary school. The funding will be used to enrich academic programs, purchase classroom supplies, software, library books, field trips and assemblies.

Wollaston Elementary School

205 Beale St Quincy MA


E & T Ceramics Shop Quincy Holiday Gift Ideas

E & T Ceramics  in Quincy  is a 40 year old wholesale and retail ceramic studio offering a full line of supplies for all your ceramic needs.   E & T Ceramics Shop Quincy Holiday Gift Ideas
We carry a large selection of greenware and bisque ware. We stock acrylic paints and glazes, electrical supplies, tree lights, we provide firing and lamp repairs. Check out our greenware catalog at etceramicshop.com, all pieces can be fired and shipped or picked up, greenware can be ordered from our catalog.
Our year round classes are fun and relaxing and are taught by certified instructors. Our friendly staff can assist you with all your ceramic projects. We sell finished pieces including wedding favors, Christmas trees, lawn ornaments and pieces for all occasions. Class space is limited, both day and evening classes offered, please contact us for availability.
Upcoming  Craft Fairs:   
Nov. 18th A Fair for all Seasons, St. Thomas Aquinas Hall Darrow St. Quincy, MA 10-3
Discover Quincy Christmas Expo, Dec 6 – 18 at 1534 Hancock St. Quincy, MA
Location and hours
E & T Ceramics, 367 Billings Rd, Quincy, MA 02170 Hours: Mon. – Fri 9-2, Mon & Wed nights 7 – 9 pm and Sat. thru Christmas 10 – 1 617-479-4107, etimcoe@yahoo.com
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