The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce invites you to come out to the 22nd Annual Heritage Festival!

All are welcome to attend this event that will span three days across beautiful downtown Marlborough. Attendees can expect to enjoy exciting live music, 100’s of vendors, yoga in the Union Common and cultural acts all weekend at no cost! In tandem with the annual Chili-Chowder Challenge, the weekend
is sure to have something for the whole family to enjoy!

The Heritage Festival has been divided into three days, each day serving its own purpose.

When:​ Friday September 15th- Sunday September 17th

Freedom​ ​Friday​: 5:00-10:00PM with an after hours gathering at Funky Murphy’s
Location: Franklin D. Walker Building; Funky Murphy’s Bar and Grille

Unity​ ​Day​ (Saturday): 12:00- 5:00PM Heritage Trail with live bands on Main St followed by the Williams Tavern from 5:00-11:00PM on the parking deck
Location: Main Street Marlborough; 21 Court St Parking Garage

Celebration​ ​Sunday​: 9:00AM-5:00PM Craft Fair, Chili Chowder Challenge, Live Music, the Main Street
Mile and the Patriots vs. Saints game on the loudspeakers!
Location: Main Street Marlborough, MA

William’s​ ​Tavern​ ​($$)​ The Heritage Festival’s Main Event! Celebrate on top of the Court St. parking
garage rooftop for a night of great music headlined by New England’s premier Grateful Dead tribute band,
Bearly Dead! Other performances will include Parks, Jonny Glenn, and Special Guests. Buy your ticket
and reserve your spot on the roof today!

Chili-Chowder​ ​Challenge​ ​($)​ Join us on top of the Court Street parking garage for a delectable tasting
of the best chili and chowders from Marlborough and the surrounding areas! Come taste the best chilis
and the best chowders at our 8th annual challenge complete with a Live DJ and drinks to get you around
for a taste of all the contestants. Come fill your stomach and cast your votes!

Buy your tickets online at

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