Top Things to Do with Kids in Greater Lowell This Week

Check our list of top pick attractions, activities and events for families ~ September 16 to 22

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher September 15, 2021

Looking for fun things to do in Greater Lowell with your kids?  Below are our Top Picks for the upcoming week, September 16 to 22.  We have lots of events and activities (many online, some in-person) on our event calendar in Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Tyngsboro, Dunstable, Lowell, Tewksbury, Westford, Littleton, Groton and beyond.  

NOTE:  This page is updated every Wednesday afternoon.  We have selected events and venues based on the event description but, in most cases, have not attended, so please use your own judgment when choosing events to attend or view.  Age descriptions are provided by the event venue.  If an event is sold out when we're putting together this list, we don't list it here, to prevent disappointment. Be sure to check our event calendar regularly in advance to catch fun events before they sell out!


  1. Choose your fun Fall festival this weekend (or do them all!):
  2. Brick Fest Live! is happening in Marlborough this weekend!  Purchase timed tickets in advance with our deal and save 28 to 33%!
  3. Enjoy a Touch-a-Truck in Littleton on Saturday
  4. The Prescott School Community Center in Groton is hosting a fun Family Campfire program on Saturday evening.
  5. UP, one of our favorite movies, is playing at a free Drive-In Movie Night at Merrimack Valley Pavilion on Friday evening.
  6. The JV Fletcher Library in Westford is hosting a Rockabye Beats Back to Preschool concert on Thursday morning.  Drop in for musical fun!
  7. Altitude Trampoline Park in Billerica has a great After School special Mondays to Thursdays in September -- just $10 per person for one hour of jumping or $20 for two hours.
  8. Apples are ripe!  See our Apple Orchard Guide for information on pick-your-own at local orchards.
  9. Our deal at Bowlero in Lowell is back!  Save up to 60% for 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental; available for 2, 4 or 6 people. Must be purchased 24 hours in advance of using.
  10. Ready to book Fall classes and activities for the kids?  Check our Kids Classes and Activities Guide for local options.  Check out these Open Houses and free events at our Classes Guide sponsors:
  11. Visit a farmers market -- Thursday in Tewksbury, Friday in Lowell and Groton, Monday in Billerica and Tuesday in Westford.  See our Farmers Market Guide for all the details.
  12. Visit a new playground this weekend!  Check our Playground Guide for local playgrounds that are new to you.
  13. Looking for day trip ideas?  Check our updated Day Trips Guide.  Enjoy the weather and head out to see the sights!

Check our Events Calendar for More Weekday Family Fun in Greater Lowell

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