Welcome to the City of Worcester Visitor Guide! Here you can quickly find our most popular information and resources listed below:
Worcester offers a wealth of activities with its vast array of green and blue space. City park amenities include athletic fields, playgrounds, nature trails, beaches, pools and spray parks.
In Worcester, you can find over 20 lakes and ponds that support a variety of recreational activities, including bird watching, walking, swimming, fishing and boating.
The City of Worcester is home to so many fun restaurants, exciting things to see and places to go, there's always something for everyone in the family to enjoy!
Come watch and cheer on your favorite sports teams right here in Worcester! The City of Worcester is home to the Baseball Futures League, AHL Hockey and Arena Football.
The park features about a half-mile of accessible walking paths, elevated boardwalks and three bridges crossing a section of the Middle River that runs into the headwaters of the Blackstone River. Included along the trails and boardwalks are observational platforms, kiosks and interpretive signage providing historical and ecological information about the Blackstone River and the role it played in the history of Worcester and the Blackstone Valley Corridor.
The Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center is a full service, multi-use facility, featuring a welcoming area, historic and cultural exhibits, a theater, restroom facilities, an adjacent passive recreation lawn and office, classroom and function space. The Visitor Center also houses the Central Region Headquarters for the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitos for a second time collected in a trap on the western side of the Grafton Hill neighborhood. The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project CMMCP has scheduled a truck-mounted pesticide application to the designated area for after sunset on Thursday, Sept. 21, weather permitting.
Posted: Wednesday 09/20/23
The City of Worcester announced Friday the opening of its search for a Chief Equity Officer to lead the new Executive Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (EODEI).
Posted: Friday 09/15/23
The City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division announced Thursday the search for the City’s next Youth Poet Laureate.
Posted: Thursday 09/14/23
The City of Worcester is seeking applicants for the position of Regional Dispatcher II in the Department of Emergency Communications....
Posted: Monday 09/25/23 1:00 PM
Heavy rains are expected this weekend which could mean localized flooding. We're working on plans to address it, but we need your help to know when and where it is happening....
Posted: Friday 09/22/23 4:57 PM
Looking for a part-time job? Then stop by the DCU Center Job Fair on Wednesday, September 27 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m....
Posted: Friday 09/22/23 3:00 PM
Did you experience damage or loss as a result of the recent Severe Storms? Report your experience to Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to be included in their damage assessment....
Posted: Friday 09/22/23 12:00 PM