Needham, Massachusetts is one of the state’s best towns. It is home to several universities and has a rich family-friendly culture. While in Needham, find time to do these top ten things.
Boston Chocolate Tours and School
A class at Boston Chocolate Tours and School is one that no-one will want to skip! Boston Chocolate School offers fun and interactive chocolate masterclasses that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Spend a night bowling in Needham; it is sure to be a strike. The Needham Bowlaway is a great place for family bonding, and it’s a classic attraction in Needham that should not be missed.
16 Chestnut St, Needham, MA USA (781) 449-4060
Charles River Peninsula
The Charles River Peninsula is a beautiful outdoor grassland that is accessible by both foot or boat. Enjoy the day surrounded by the Charles in Needham.
Needham, MA USA (978) 921-1944
Architrave is a toy store, florist, and community center that is essential to the Needham community. Architrave is a place unique to Leedham and its atmosphere is unmatched. Enjoy time playing at Architrave next time you are in Needham.
1029 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA USA (781) 400-1786
Needham Community Theatre
Support the arts and community development while you catch a show at the Needham Community Theatre. This theater company creates a community feel in Needham and allows for the town to get together to celebrate its members constantly to ensure a strong sense of camaraderie.
1155 Central Ave, Needham, MA USA (781) 444-4740
On Saturdays in June, you’ll find the Needham street fair. Filled with games, activities, and shops, the street fair is a perfect way to spend a summer’s day at the weekend.
Blue Tree Lighting
Watch the annual Needham tree lighting during the holiday season. Enjoy a hot beverage while you celebrate the season with friends and family.
The ‘Spooky Walk’ invites the children of Needham to dress up in their favorite costumes and walk through the city to flaunt their Halloween fashion. The walk is a great way to kick off the fall season.
The Harvest Fair is an amazing way to start of the holiday season in Needham. Get a pumpkin to carve, taste delicious soups and snacks, ride a pony, and listen to music with the community.
Run a 5K with Needham during Thanksgiving season. Train and run with friends and family before feasting at Thanksgiving dinner.
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