Viva! Fall River. It’s not just a Phrase. It’s a MOVEMENT.

Viva Fall River celebrates all that the City has to offer: creative arts, rich ethnic and cultural traditions, diverse businesses, a picturesque waterfront, spirited events, and a passionate community.

It’s also something more…

There are LOTS of things to LOVE about Fall River, MA!

Just ask the Harveys, international artist-entrepreneurs, natives who are rediscovering a place they call “home” – This time as homeowners and cofounders/curators at the Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art! They’re making it happen in Fall River and enjoying all the city has to offer. So can you!

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December 2022 Downloadable Events List

December 2022 Downloadable Events List

Ho-Ho-Holy cow there's a ton of events this month! Check out our downloadable (and printable) events round-up of all the fun, festive events taking place in Fall River in December ...
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Fall River’s Kennedy Park transforms into Winter Wonderland Dec. 4

Fall River’s Kennedy Park transforms into Winter Wonderland Dec. 4

FALL RIVER — One local nonprofit is cranking up the Christmas cheer with a series of events making for a month-long holiday celebration in the Spindle City. The magic happens at Kennedy Park, where the first-ever Winter Wonderland Festival of Lights will kick off on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. Locals ...
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Visual Arts Review: Ukrainian Art Today — Crystallizing the Immediacy of War

Visual Arts Review: Ukrainian Art Today — Crystallizing the Immediacy of War

Don’t Close Your Eyes, at the New Art Corridor, 245 Walnut Street, Newton, through November 26. Eye of the Beholder, at the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Gallery, 777 Elsbree Street, Bristol Community College, Fall River through December 22. (All artwork is for sale, with proceeds to be shared 50/50 between the artist and a humanitarian ...
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Own a piece of Fall River. Garage Gallery is nearly ready to open with locally made art.

Own a piece of Fall River. Garage Gallery is nearly ready to open with locally made art.

FALL RIVER — Dean Diogo has an eye for beauty in the Fall River area, and is bringing that to the opening of a new art space. Diogo, a professional photographer, is preparing to open Garage Gallery on Thompson Street off President Avenue, just around the corner from Ledoux & Co. salon and ...
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After 40 years, dedicated ‘Senator Thomas Norton City Pier’ opened to the public

After 40 years, dedicated ‘Senator Thomas Norton City Pier’ opened to the public

Jo C. Goode The Herald News It’s been 40 years since the Fall River Redevelopment Authority took four acres of waterfront property on the Taunton River by eminent domain. And finally, after four decades of contamination clean-up, redevelopment and the expenditure of millions of state and federal dollars, the public on Saturday had ...
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Viva Fall River Pop Up Shop hosting a Winter Accessories Drive all November

Viva Fall River Pop Up Shop hosting a Winter Accessories Drive all November

by Nancy Hall Published: November 5, 2022 Have winter wear you can donate? Fall River now has a pop-up shop for that. Viva Fall River is hosting a Winter Accessories Drive all November with the goal of collecting 100 pieces of warm winter wear. Cooler fall days are great for ...
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Viva Fall River hosts wreath-making workshop at Prosper Life Care center

Viva Fall River hosts wreath-making workshop at Prosper Life Care center

Residents at Prosper Life Care center in Fall River worked on decorating wreaths, as part of a craft workshop hosted by Viva Fall River on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at the assisted living facility on Columbia Street. The wreaths will be used to decorate South Main Street during the holiday ...
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New murals at two Fall River schools aim to inspire students

New murals at two Fall River schools aim to inspire students

FALL RIVER — Visitors to Talbot Middle School and Henry Lord Community School may notice some bright new additions to the school buildings — new murals that include art from students. "It sort of sends a message to the community," said Brian Raposo, principal at Talbot. "We're investing in our kids and ...
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Lizzie Borden letter delivered 126 years later — to the Fall River Historical Society

Lizzie Borden letter delivered 126 years later — to the Fall River Historical Society

FALL RIVER — Almost 126 years after it was originally written, a letter from Lizzie Borden has found its way to its destination — just three blocks from her home, although it traveled across the country first. According to Fall River Historical Society Curator Michael Martins, the museum has acquired a rare letter written by ...
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