Harvest Moon Festival-Fireworks at Dark

  • Saturday, September 23, 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Onset Pier, 186 Onset Ave, Onset, MA 02558

Join us for the reimagined Harvest Moon Festival!

Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Rain date Sunday, September 24th

Vendors! Food Trucks! Carved Pumpkin Contest! Live Music!

Antique/Classic Car Show presented by The Rusty Nuts Car Club of Wareham... Participants, please arrive before 10 a.m. Space is limited to 300 cars. Dash Plaques for the first 100 cars! FREE admission!

In Bay View Park, located at 184 Onset Ave, we will have a host of activities between 10 a.m.-6 p.m.:

Live music with Daddy O! at the Gazebo from 10 am - Noon

Face Painting with Creative Faces by Oplaysis Designs

Balloon Art for the kids! 

Live Music all day on 9/24!

At The Bandshell:



2:40-3:40-Move Makers 508


5:20-6:30-Band of Brothers

Carved Pumpkin Contest! BYO pre-carved pumpkin to the Bandshell for people's choice voting!

At The Gazebo in Bay View Park, 184 Onset Ave, next to the Town Pier

FIREWORKS will take place at 7:45'ish p.m.!

FYI, we will be closing Onset Ave from the Bayside Condos, 185 Onset Ave., to South Blvd and Union Ave and up to C.W. Bishop/Temple Parking Lot the morning of the Festival (around 10 am) to accommodate the classic car show.

South Blvd (the one way coming out next to Marc Anthony's) will remain open until 5'ish p.m. with left turns only back out onto Onset Ave.

10th Street along the tennis courts will be open all day.

Main Ave. will remain open

Stonebridge will remain open, but you will be detoured to the right down East Blvd.

After 5 p.m. Onset Ave from Chuck's Auto will be closed to the Condos at 185 Onset Ave.


Limited street parking available (Please, be mindful of Residential/Permitted areas! You will get a ticket)

Temple Lot on Union Ave; Hynes Field, next to Chuck's Auto (281 Onset Ave); Lopes Field (behind the playground at 248 Onset Ave) and Water Wizz parking lot at 3031 Cranberry Highway, East Wareham. There will be a free shuttle provided by GATRA.

HANDICAPPED PARKING will be made available on the Pier and by the Bandshell, first come first served. After 5 p.m., The Pier will be all HP.


For more info, to volunteer or donate please reach out to us at onsetvillage@gmail.com

Over 50 fabulous vendors! Details subject to change without notice...

Vending applications available



Rusty Nuts Car Club of Wareham, Stitches & Staples, Cape Cod Customs, Advance Auto Parts, Gateway Auto Clinic, Robertson's Auto Body, Onset Beach Patio & Grille, Marc's Auto Service, Robertson's GMC & Auto Salvage, Wareham Community Events Committee, Mass Cultural Council, Buzzards Way Garage, Sharrock's Bakery

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