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Greater Andover Days Fall Festival 2023

The theme for this year’s Greater Andover Days Fall Festival is Celebrating Our Heritage. This is the perfect family-friendly event for all ages, a date night, or to get out of the house.

Set aside September 28 – October 1, 2023. Thursday’s activities will be held at The Heritage in Andover, and most of the events will be held in Central Park on Friday – Sunday.

Greater Andover Days

Greater Andover Days (GAD) typically includes a parade, fireworks, KidFest, live entertainment, fishing clinic, beer garden, business expo and craft fair, carnival, car show, and more.

2023 Dates: 

  • Thursday, September 28 (events held at The Heritage)
  • Friday, September 29, 2023
  • Saturday, September 30, 2023
  • Sunday, October 1, 2023

Admission to Greater Andover Days:

Buttons and wristbands go on sale on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 10 a.m. and will be available for $3 through September 28. Starting September 29, they will be on sale for $5 in Central Park so get them early for the best deal.

Buttons and wristbands can be purchased in Andover at the following locations:

  • Andover Chamber of Commerce
  • Andover City Hall
  • Andover Public Library
  • Andover Senior Center
  • Dillons
  • K. Westphal Jewelers
  • South Central Mental Health

A portion of the proceeds go back to the Andover Senior Center.

Click HERE to Visit Greater Andover Days Website. 

Greater Andover Days 2023

New to Greater Andover Days lineup this year:

  • Jeep night
  • Escape room
  • Art show
  • Scavenger hunt leading up to the event AND during the event (this is going on now on social media)
  • Performances on stage throughout Saturday
  • A limited amount of Andover t-shirts available to purchase
  • Yard games
  • Kid’s safety town

Greater Andover Days Schedule

Registrants can sign up at www.andoverks.com/recreation for the following:

Admission to the festival is a Greater Andover Days button or wristband, which is sold in advance at local businesses for $3. At the festival, buttons are $5. Entry is FREE for kids 5 and younger. Fees may apply for some activities and events. Get your wristband or button early for the best deal!

Greater Andover Days 2023

Most events are at Andover Central Park at 1607 E. Central in Andover. Other information at the City of Andover website here.

Greater Andover Days 2023

History of Greater Andover Days: 

Greater Andover Days  is a three-day festival that occurs the 4th weekend after Labor Day weekend.
The event offers handfuls of fun, food, and entertainment for the entire family! Over 5,000 people attend GAD annually. The festival includes a food court, KidFest,  parade, fishing clinic, car show, business expo/craft fair, carnival, live entertainment and a fireworks show in Central Park.

The First Greater Andover Days Festival took place in 1967 as an effort to unify the citizens of Andover through a shared festival experience.

Carnival rides and games are Friday and Saturday. GAD events are located within the Andover Central Park at 1607 E. Central unless otherwise indicated on the schedule.

Greater Andover Days 2023

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