Schedule 2014

Thursday , October 9th

pre HONK!

7 – midnight, Union Square and Aeronaut

Come preHONK! with us! 7-10PM in Union Sq Plaza and 9PM-midnight at Aeronaut Brewey .


Friday , October 10th

Day of Action

3-4:30pm, starting from Downtown Crossing

Bands and political organizations team up for a day of action downtown. More info here.

Lantern Making Workshops

4-6pm at Hodgkins Park near Davis Square

Kids, parents, neighbors, and friends are all invited to make homemade, DIY lanterns in preparation for the evening Lantern Parades around Davis Square.

Lantern Parades

7:30-9pm, leaving from Hodgkins Park

Sidewalk processions around Davis Square accompanied by bike lights, paper lanterns, flashlights, and other forms of DIY lighting. More info here.

HONK! at Johnny D’s 

8PM-12:45am at Johnny D’s

Come hear some of your fellow HONK! musicians, featuring Les Muses Tanguent, Pakava It, and others perform at Johnny D’s Night Club after the lantern parades. 17 Holland St, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144


Saturday , Oct 11th

HONK! in Davis Square

12:30-9pm all around Davis Square

More than 20 activist street bands from around the world perform all day, outdoors, for free at venues around Davis Square. Opening ceremony starts at 12:30pm in 7 Hills Park. Full schedule is available here.


Sunday , Oct 12th

The HONK! Parade

12-2pm down Mass. Ave. from Davis Square to Harvard

to “Reclaim the Streets for Horns, Bikes and Feet”
featuring HONK! bands and community groups, from Davis Square to Harvard Square’s Oktoberfest celebration. The parade leaves Davis Square at 12 noon, travels down Elm Street, then Beech Street onto Massachusetts Ave to Harvard Square. More info, including a map of the parade route can be found here.

Harvard Square Oktoberfest & All Band Concert

2–6pm all around Harvard Square

The all band concert will be held on the Main Stage of Harvard’s Oktoberfest. In addition, some bands will play sets on smaller stages around Harvard Square throughout the afternoon. Full schedule can be found here.