Event Calendar Guidelines – PLEASE READ

Discover Central Massachusetts seeks to offer a comprehensive guide for tourists and visitors to the area, and welcome your submissions for events happening in the Central Massachusetts region. 

Typically, submissions include concerts, theater, literary readings, dance, museum and art gallery exhibitions, fairs, festivals, special events, as well as amateur and professional sports events. Events must be of interest to potential visitors.

Currently, we do not accept the following submissions:

  • Events not open to the general public
  • Fundraisers
  • Classes and educational workshops
  • Permanent exhibitions
  • Community-targeted activities e.g. quiz nights, public swimming etc.
  • Baby and parent groups/seniors' activities
  • Guided tours of exhibitions or venues
  • “House band” nights and performances by cover bands/tribute acts
  • Non-spectator sporting events
  • Promotional, commercial, political or faith-based events

Submissions must be received at least two weeks in advance; earlier is preferred. Depending on the volume of events being processed, it can take up from 5 - 7 days for your event to appear in our events calendar so please submit your event in plenty of time to allow it maximum exposure on our site.

Listings inclusion is up to the discretion of Discover Central Massachusetts. Please note your event details will be shared with, and may appear on, other client websites and marketing outlets that subscribe to Discover Central Massachusetts’ data feed.

To submit an event, please click here.