The city of Agawam was founded in 1855 as a town and is located in the Hampden county area. The name Agawam which is an Indian term meaning crooked river was given to the community for its location on the Connecticut River which separates Agawam from Springfield.
Although a city government, the community wishes to be known as The Town of Agawam which has retained its sense of being a small town of tradition does offer many recreational opportunities at the numerous amounts of State Parks and neighboring golf courses.
Agawam is the home of Six Flags New England (formerly Riverside Amusement Park) which included the NASCAR racing track riverside speedway.
Proud of the affordable land and buildings with low tax rates lets residents build good lives and attracts those who dream of buying an affordable home or starting their own business. Agawams setting of historic homes and traditional farm fields with the natural location of the towns mountains and rivers and streams retains an appealing sense of a great place to raise children with family values and good schools and is also a peaceful place to enjoy retirement years.
What do you get when you combine roller coasters, the New England SkyScreamer, haunted attractions and more than twenty food trucks? You get the first-ever SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL! Coming to Agawam, Massachusetts on Saturday, October 18 from Noon – 11:00 p.m., the Food Truck Festival will feature more than twenty gourmet food trucks and beer and wine. The festival ticket includes full access to all rides and activities at the theme park (some attractions may require a separate fee).
Produced in partnership with Food Truck Festivals of New England, the SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL will take place at the Rivers Edge Picnic Grove inside the park. Tickets to the park & the SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL will be $49.99 and includes parking, theme park admission and access to the Food Truck & Beer Festival. Food and beer costs are extra. Tickets available at https://www.sixflags.com/newengland/store/tickets?keyword=foodtruck
Some of the participating trucks include *:
-Cape Cod Cannolis - Nom Nom Hut
-Chef Bob’s Buns on the Run -Simply Scrumptious RI
-Cowabunga -Stuffed Sandwiches
-Frozen Hoagies -Szabos Seafood
-Gotta Q BBQ -Uyghur Kitchen
-Ipswich Clambake -Walloon’s Food Truck
-M & M Ribs -Yumm Bai
* (Subject to change. Check our websites for the latest list: www.foodtruckfestivalsofne.com
and sixflags.com/newengland for the latest list of participating trucks .)
The SIX FLAGS NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK & BEER FESTIVAL – Saturday, October 18 from Noon – 11:00 p.m. at Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA. Come early, come hungry -- it promises to be quite a ride!
When: Oct 18, 2014 12 PM to Oct 18, 2014 11 PMin Agawam, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12 )
The Pioneer Valley Pickers and Grinners will present a performance of American Acoustic Music Sunday March 20th from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM at JRS Flea Market 870 Suffield Street, Route 75 Agawam MA 01001. The Resurrection Airmen Band will bring their unique blend of classic country, bluegrass and gospel music for this special performance. The Airmen play a variety of stringed musical instruments including Resophonic Guitar, Five String Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar and Bass Fiddle. Their music ranges from Bob Wills' Texas Swing, and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass to the Beatles and George Strait all presented with a heaping helping of down home humor. Admission is free to this family friendly event. Contact Kirk at 413-569-3637 for further information.
When: Mar 20, 2015 12 AM to Mar 20, 2015 12 AMin Agawam, Massachusetts Cost: Free (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00 )
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