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Summer Haze

Experience the enchantment of Gleason Pond and Gallagher Park at 380 Concord Street. These beautiful public spaces are a critical bridge between the north and south neighborhoods of Framingham.  Revel in an array of games for all ages, food from downtown restaurants, music, art classes, plant designing, exercise demonstrations, and more! What a perfect afternoon to cap off our morning's Cafe Crawl, architecture, and history tour! Make-up date is August 27th.



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Register here for our First Annual Double-Elimination Cornhole Tournament executed by Wicked Cornhole!  The winning team receives 30% of the proceeds!

Paint on the Pond with Sorin Bica  2 pm - 4 pm

Paint on the Pond

Join us under the wonderful shade trees of Gallagher Park for an afternoon of Abstract Still-Life with local contemporary artist Sorin Bica.  Bring home your own masterpiece during this waterfront painting session!  Join us to support the artists of downtown Framingham. 

Tickets are $30 and include instruction and all materials for your masterpiece. Click the Add to Cart button to reserve your spot.

FREE CORE Fitness ZUMBA Demonstration 3 pm - 3:30 pm

Claudia Chaves Cantalice is a AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor and owner of CORE Fitness at 84 Concord Street.   She regularly brings her classes outdoors for fresh air and heart-pumping fun!  You don't want to miss this great chance to Zumba under the beautiful shade trees of Gallagher Park! 


Succulent Creation Station

Succulent Plant Creations

Learn how to reuse your ice coffee to-go cups!  With a $5 donation, you will have the materials and creative juices flowing to craft your own beautiful succulent masterpiece.  This is truly fun for ALL ages and abilities.

Fab Five Food Fest

  • Bring extra cash to try tasty offerings from our eclectic variety of restaurants, including three 2017 newcomers to include Sofa Cafe, Sabor de Casa, and Danny Sullivan's.
Taste an eclectic variety of foods at our Fab Five Food Fest!


Help the Framingham Downtown Renaissance repeat great events like these!  Funds help cover the hefty costs of space rentals, equipment, and security.  

  • Summer Breeze $150.00

o Table or 10’ x 10’ canopy

  • Dock Jumping $300.00

o Table or 10’ x 10’ canopy
o Personal story in the August Downtown Digest
o Summer Haze Event Press Release
o Featured on

  • Paradise $500.00

o Sponsor by August 10th and get a set of 2 cornhole boards custom‐made for your
business by Wicked Cornhole

o Table or 10’ x 10’ canopy
o Personal story in the August Downtown Digest
o Video Feature
o Summer Haze Event Press Release
o Featured on
o Logo on all event‐related marketing materials


- On-street

- Masonic Hall                               (404 Concord Street)

- George's Service Station            (472 Concord Street)

- Braces Place                              (509 Concord Street)

- Corner Cabinet                           (541 Concord Street)