13th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration

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October 08, 2016 - October 09, 2016
A.D. Makepeace Company
A.D. Makepeace Company
158 Tihonet Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Latitude: 41.786622
Longitude: -70.718024

The Cranberry Harvest Celebration is a great way to see and learn about the picturesque cranberry harvest while enjoying some old fashioned family fun. Watch as A.D. Makepeace Company growers harvest the crimson berries continuously each day. Visit educational and historical displays, view the spectacular landscape and harvest by taking a helicopter ride, enjoy live cooking demonstrations by some of the area’s finest chefs and culinary professionals, shop the marketplace with over 40 juried exhibitors from around the region, listen to local musicians, and peruse the farmers’ market and food concession areas for the best fare around. Children’s activities include pony, paddle boat, train, live entertainment, wagon rides and much more.

Visitors to the Harvest Celebration, which is co-sponsored by the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ and Ocean Spray, are treated to demonstrations of the wet cranberry harvest, cooking demonstrations, an enormous tent full of juried crafters, paddleboat rides on scenic Tihonet Pond, food vendors, music, and more.

Admission includes continuous viewing of wet harvest operations, animal demonstrations, live music, cooking demonstrations, and many children’s activities.  Some activities have fees and others are available by donation to the nonprofit organizations that offer them. A portion of the admission fees go to local nonprofit organizations that help staff the event and to local food pantries. Parking and shuttle transportation are free. With the exception of service animals, pets and other animals are not allowed.

Cost: $10, $5 for seniors and military, Free for children under 7

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Hosted By: A.D. Makepeace Company
Kid-Friendly Event
two cranberry growers harvesting a bog in Wareham in autumn (Image: Alexey Sergeev)

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