Tufts Community Day

  • Family Events
  • Campus Neighbors
  • Medford , Somerville
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Community Day is an annual Tufts tradition, celebrating arts, innovation and community. Neighbors are invited to join us on our Medford/Somerville campus, along with community partners, students, staff, and faculty for a day of live entertainment, family friendly activities, and free food.

Celebrating Arts & Innovation

Join neighbors, families, and friends for Tufts Community Day on Sunday, September 29, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Academic Quad (labeled as "The Green" in Google maps) of the Medford/Somerville campus.

  • Live performances: song, dance, music, and theater!
  • Children’s activities including, crafts, STEM, portrait artists, jumbo lawn games
  • Medford and Somerville community groups and resources
  • Research projects by Tufts University faculty
  • Free Raffle to local restaurants and small businesses
  • Free food and refreshments

All activities are free and open to the public

Community day


Interested in participating at Tufts Community Day by tabling? We welcome non-profits and municipal groups from Medford and Somerville. We also welcome Tufts student clubs, academic departments, faculty, and other Tufts organizations to participate!  

If you are interested in having your organization or department participate by hosting an activity or interactive exhibit, please fill out this registration form as soon as possible. There is limited space and slots fill up quickly.

Please note that campaigning, fundraising, and commercial/retail activity are not permitted.


Community day


Free parking is available from 9am-5pm in any space on any space on the main campus.

Tufts parking garage, 419 Boston Avenue, Medford. Take the Garage Elevators to the 7th floor and exit at the footbridge to the Academic Quad (also known as The Green). *Please note that upper levels of the parking garage are under construction and spaces may be limited.


Event Will Be Held Rain or Shine!

The event will only be cancelled in case of extreme weather. Cancellation information can be found on the Tufts University website.

Need More Information?

Please contact the Office of Community Relations at 617-627-3780.

Medford/Somerville Campus map