Park Fest 2018

Join us for Park Fest, a celebration of the best of deCordova—art, nature, and creativity!

Park Fest
Saturday, June 23
11 am–5 pm
Rain or Shine!

Following our annual 5K trail run, join us at deCordova for a day full of fun for all ages and abilities including:

Please note that parking will be off-site for this event. See below for details.


Tickets will also be available for sale on the day of the event


Admission / Parking Details

Member adult: $10
Member children 6–17: $5

Nonmember adult (including Lincoln residents): $20
Nonmember children 6–17: $10
Seniors over 60: $15

Active duty military families with ID: Free
All children 5 and under: Free

Register for Park Fest here

5K REGISTRATION (includes Park Fest admission)
Members and Lincoln residents: $20
Nonmembers: $30

Register for the 5K here

Want a discount on your Park Fest and 5K registration? Become a member today!

There will not be any public parking available at deCordova during Park Fest, except for accessibility needs. Parking will occur offsite with shuttle buses running all day. 5K shuttle service begins at 8 am, and Park Fest shuttle service begins at 10:45 am and ends at 5:30 pm.


  • Regular discounts, Museum guest passes, library passes, and other admission policies do not apply on this day.
  • Event takes place rain or shine.
  • We are not able to offer refunds to this event for any reason.
  • We apologize, but no animals will be allowed, except for service animals, on this day.

Accessibility / Groups

  • Parking will be available on site for accessibility needs.
  • We encourage you to please contact Donna Berube at [email protected] or 781-259-3603 ahead of time so that we may coordinate and schedule your arrival.
  • Only service animals are allowed on deCordova's campus during Park Fest. Thank you for understanding!


Market Participation

  • We're seeking local artists and vendors to participate in an outdoor market at Park Fest.
  • Please send in your application online by April 30 for consideration. You'll be notified by early May. 

Stay tuned for a list of all participating vendors!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Please check back for open volunteer opportunities.



Our Generous Sponsors

Platinum Level Sponsors

Boston Properies Inc., a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, is one of the largest owners, managers, and developers of first-class office properties in the United States.

Cambridge Savings Bank is a full-service financial institution with approximately $3.4 billion in assets that is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves. One of the oldest and largest community banks in Massachusetts, Cambridge Savings Bank offers a full line of individual and business banking services and has branches located in Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Charlestown, Concord, Lexington, Newton, and Watertown.

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. consists of approximately 200 committed people working with passion to identify meaningful medicines to advance the care of people with kidney disease. The company has assembled a deep concentration of kidney care experts, including nephrologists, renal dietitians, nurses and industry veterans who understand the consequences of this important disease. 

Lincoln Tree and Landscape provides septic installations, professional landscape design, construction, lawn maintenance, tree service, irrigation install and maintenance, masonry, and snow plowing services to our residential and commercial clients.


Gold Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsors

CPS Heating and Cooling

GraphicSmith Associates

New England Audio Rental

New England Carpentry

Sullivan & Son's Disposal

Media Sponsor


Interested in being a Park Fest Sponsor? Please contact Deputy Director for External Affairs Bruce Smith for a full list of opportunities, [email protected].