City sponsored events

Greater Andover Days

Friday, September 29, Saturday, September 30, Sunday, October 1, 2023

Greater Andover Days (GAD) 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. 

For more information, please click here.

carnival ride


Hometown Christmas

Thursday, December 14, 2023

On Thursday, December 14, 2023, bring the whole family out to enjoy the festivities as Central Park is transformed into a winter wonderland with luminaries lining the sidewalks, illuminated trees, and activities for everyone. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with the arrival of Santa Claus and tree lighting. Afterward, you can choose from a variety of activities in the Andover Public Library, City Hall and outside including crafts for kids, photos with Santa, live music, hot beverages and more. 

For more information, please click here.

santa meeting children