Must Attend Events on the Worcester Common

Posted: May 29, 2018

The City of Worcester has many events planned to keep you busy all summer long. Check out the following events that are taking place on the beautiful Worcester Common. 

Summer Concert Series & Farmer's Market

Every Thursday at the Worcester Common Oval in the summer you can enjoy free live music, your favorite Worcester food trucks, farmer’s market, and craft vendors at the Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series.

Where: Behind 455 Main Street at the Worcester Common Oval, Worcester MA

When: Every Thursday from 11 AM - 2PM from June 21 – August 23, 2018

Cost: Free!

Performances Include:

June 28: Fingers and the Exploration Project
July 5: The Furies
July 12: Crocodile River Music
July 19: Trailer Park
July 26: Whitney Doucet & the Moonshine Band
August 2: The Pat Gaulin Band
August 9: The Reminisants
August 16: Bolivia Canta
August 23: Soul Monsta

Let's Dance Series

Calling all dance enthusiast! You don't want to miss this free dance series which includes a group lesson, performances and open social dancing. We want you to throw on your best dance shoes and get your bodies moving to some of the best music from Hip-Hop, Afro and Swing.


5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • 5:30 p.m.: Group Dance Lesson
  • 6:30 p.m.: Live Performance or Demo
  • 6:45 p.m.: Social Dancing

June 28: African Dance
Lesson by: Zach Combs, Issa Coulibaly and Antoinette Mutuyimana
Performance by: Crocodile River
Music by: Crocodile River

July 12: Hip-Hop/Break Dancing
Lesson by: Maximus Beebop
Demo by: Maximus Beebop
Music by: DJ Chuck Chillin

August 9: Swing Dance
Lesson by: Tony Miloski
Performance by: Poise Style & Motion
Music by: Poise Style & Motion

Movies on The Common

Bring the family and enjoy an evening watching some of your favorite movies while vendors sell everything from beverages and sandwiches to popcorn and more. Bring your chairs and blankets and grab a seat on the Common.


  • 6:30 p.m.: Common opens for seating on the green space.

  • Movie begins at dusk.

Movie Lineup:

July 12: Wonder Woman

July 26: Secret Life of Pets

August 23: A League of their Own

September: TBA