Faire on the Square is Almost Here! See What’s Going on Saturday

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The Faire on the Square, Watertown’s annual celebration, will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 at Saltonstall Park (next to City Hall).

Come enjoy the entertainment, dozens of exhibitors, music, food, kids activities, an apple pie contest and chili cook off, a beer garden, and more! The Faire will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Organizers announced the Faire will take place, rain or shine.

See the events and activities below:

Timeline of Events

Guest Experiences!

11AM Zachariah Hickman  

  • Watertown local celebrity to kick things off!

12PM – 1PM Sir Danny Drake 

  • Stilt walker/strolling entertainment!

11AM – 4PM 

  • Fill a DPW Truck & Support the City’s Food Pantry
    • With every donation of non-perishable items, you’ll be entered in a raffle to win a Nest Ring Camera!   
  • MWRA Truck
    • Bring your water bottle & fill up with free water throughout the day!
  • Scavenger Hunt sponsored by Resilient Watertown 
    • Pickup your map at the Welcome Tent!

The Stage 

live entertainment

11AM – 11:50AM Circle of Songs with Hugh Hanley

12PM – 12:45PM Miriam

1PM – 2PM School of Rock

2:30PM – 4PM Lookie Lookie

Kid’s Zone 

located by Boys & Girls Club court/ballfield.

11AM – 4PM Rides

  • Free carnival rides, inflatable obstacle course, bouncy house, and pony rides!
  • Dunk tank with proceeds to support Watertown’s Food Pantry!
    • stay tuned for list of dunkees! 

11AM – 12noon  Animal Adventure

3PM – 4PM Dragon Foam Party 

  • Bring a towel!

Upper Lawn

located by Main St. & Whites Ave.

12noon & 2PM Meet Zane 

  • Watertown’s K9 and his handler Officer Andrew Civetti – they’ll be showing off their command skills!

11AM – 4PM Farmer’s Corner

  • Farmer Tim’s hay maze & market stand goods! 
  • Farmer’s Market – pumpkin decorating & apple sampling!

Marsha’s Apple Pie Bake-off

  • 11AM – 12noon Pies on display
  • 12noon -1PM Judging
  • 1PM Winners announced with tasting samples to follow while they last!
  • Sponsored by Arsenal Financial  

Firehouse Chili Cook-off

Open Seating on the lawn for live entertainment at The Stage – blankets available!  

Main St. & Soldiers’ Monument Plaza 

located along Main St. next to City Hall.

11AM – 4PM Battle of the Robotics  

Open Seating in Soldiers’ Monument Plaza – benches & shade!   

Saltonstall Field 

located behind City Hall.

11AM – 4PM 

  • Campaign Row
  • WBC Row (Watertown Business Coalition)
  • Local vendors, and artisans!

Saltonstall Field 

located behind City Hall.

11AM – 4PM 

  • Campaign Row
  • WBC Row (Watertown Business Coalition)
  • Local vendors, and artisans!

Library Lot

11AM – 4PM Food Court & Beer Garden

11AM – 4PM Rollin’ Through

  • City trucks & classic cars!   

12 noon – 12:30PM Watertown-Belmont Cheer

1PM – 1:30PM Legacy Studios 

2PM – 2:30PM Mass Motion Dance Studios 

Rosedale Ramblers Band

Visit FaireOnTheSquare.com for more information!

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