Fluff Festival Basics

Save the date! The 10th annual Fluff Festival will take place Saturday, September 26, 2015 (raindate Sunday, September 27)  from 3 pm to 7 pm in Union Square, Somerville, MA

“What the Fluff?” is presented by Union Square Main Streets as part of ArtsUnion, an initiative shepherded by the Somerville Arts Council and funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the City of Somerville. The event is made possible thanks to generous sponsors, local business support, talented team leaders and a magnificent group of volunteers.

Scroll down to see the latest blog posts on the festival.  

The festival is free with no charge for the games and contests.

 Schedule of activities at the various stages here.

Recent Posts from the USMS Blog about this subject

Save the Date: 2015 Fluff Fest on September 26

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Save the Date for this year’s Fluff Festival.  It will take place on Saturday, September 26.  We need your help to make the tenth anniversary of the Fluff Festival great.  We are looking for the right theme so we are soliciting ideas.  As … Continue reading


Fluffernutter Pie

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Recipe from Kiersten Dockerney. Winner FlufF Fest 2014 Best Overall Crust: 9 Graham Crackers 1/4 Cup butter Ganache: 4 oz semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup Marshmallow Fluff Filling: 1/2 cup peanut butter (the Fluff Festival says, … Continue reading


Cooking Contest Winners 2014

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Here’s Kiersten Dockeney, the winner of Best Overall at this year’s Fluff Fest Cooking Contest.  She won for “Fluffernutter pie with Chocolate Marshmallow Ganache.” Originally from Virginia, she tells us, “I had many a Fluffernutter at the Boston Beanery restaurant.” … Continue reading


Brass Union Shows Fancy Side of Fluff

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From Brass Union (used to be Precinct) – their menu for Fluff Fest: Harpoon Brewery: Pumpkin UFO served with Fluff Coconut Foam Downeast Cider Co. : Downeast Cider topped with Fluff Coconut Foam Specialty Cocktail: Seriously Fluffed –Deep Eddy Vodka, … Continue reading


Boston Magazine Celebrates Fluff Big Time

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Boston Magazine has been running a whole, wonderful series of articles about Marshmallow Fluff and the festival this week. First was a fabulous piece about Durkee Mower, the makers of Fluff.     This drool-worthy piece shows off some of … Continue reading


MBTA Buses Rerouted for Fluff Fest – Connections and Temporary Stations

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Routes 86, 87 and 91 detoured around Union Square from 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday September 27 due to The Fluff Festival in Union Square Somerville.     Route 86 No Service to Washington Street between McGrath Highway … Continue reading