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Forest Park

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300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

Forest Park in Springfield, is one of the largest urban, municipal parks in the United States, and is the site of America’s first public, municipal swimming pool, and the only other location outside of Washington DC for the JFK Eternal Flame.

Advisory! Main Greeting Road, at the Sumner Avenue entrance, is closed to both cars and pedestrians until Nov 2019. The public can still enter the park through Trafton Road or through the Route 5 park entrance by Picknelly Baseball Field. Both entrances allow public access to the park, the Farmers’ Market, the Barney Carriage House, the pool, splash pad, basketball courts, ballfields, and the zoo.

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September 2019

Farmers’ Market at Forest Park

September 24 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Forest Park, 300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
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Every Tuesday in a lot near Cyr Arena, 12:30-6PM. Use Trafton Road entrance. Rain or shine! From Sumner Ave. take right on Cliftwood to Dickinson St., take a right. First right is Trafton Road. Follow that to back entrance. From the Longmeadow end, take your first left after Temple Beth El. Follow that to back entrance. Click Here for Important Parking Information & Directions

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October 2019

Farmers’ Market at Forest Park

October 1 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Forest Park, 300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
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Every Tuesday in a lot near Cyr Arena, 12:30-6PM. Use Trafton Road entrance. Rain or shine! From Sumner Ave. take right on Cliftwood to Dickinson St., take a right. First right is Trafton Road. Follow that to back entrance. From the Longmeadow end, take your first left after Temple Beth El. Follow that to back entrance. Click Here for Important Parking Information & Directions

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Farmers’ Market at Forest Park

October 8 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Forest Park, 300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
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Every Tuesday in a lot near Cyr Arena, 12:30-6PM. Use Trafton Road entrance. Rain or shine! From Sumner Ave. take right on Cliftwood to Dickinson St., take a right. First right is Trafton Road. Follow that to back entrance. From the Longmeadow end, take your first left after Temple Beth El. Follow that to back entrance. Click Here for Important Parking Information & Directions

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Farmers’ Market at Forest Park

October 15 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

Forest Park, 300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
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Every Tuesday in a lot near Cyr Arena, 12:30-6PM. Use Trafton Road entrance. Rain or shine! From Sumner Ave. take right on Cliftwood to Dickinson St., take a right. First right is Trafton Road. Follow that to back entrance. From the Longmeadow end, take your first left after Temple Beth El. Follow that to back entrance. Click Here for Important Parking Information & Directions

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November 2019

Bright Nights at Forest Park, Opening Night

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Forest Park, 300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
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For opening night, the Spirit of Springfield will be rolling back admission to 1995 prices when Bright Nights at Forest Park opened. The fee will just be $6 per car, and free for Bright Nights Loyalty Card Members. Bright Nights at Forest Park has grown and become known as the Northeast’s premier holiday lighting experience.  It has been named seven times as one of the Top 100 Attractions in North America by the American Bus Association, listed on People.com as…

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Bright Nights at Forest Park, 25th Season

November 29, 2019 - January 7, 2020
Forest Park, 300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108
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Bright Nights at Forest Park has grown and become known as the Northeast’s premier holiday lighting experience.  It has been named seven times as one of the Top 100 Attractions in North America by the American Bus Association, listed on People.com as “One of the Top Ten Holiday Happenings in America,” and been featured in the New York Times, and magazine that include Motorhome, Colonial Homes, Yankee and U.S. Airways, as well as on Yahoo.com. Bright Nights at Forest Park…

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