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Events in Newburyport

Thanks to your participation, we strive to maintain an up-to-date Events Calendar for the Greater Newburyport area that includes all of our fabulous community and Best of Newburyport VIP events. From Cooking Classes at The Compass Rose Inn and Live Music at Andiamo Restaurant + Bar, to charitable and community events hosted by our Best of Newburyport Community Partners, Newburyport knows how to entertain!

Events in Newburyport satisfy an array of interests from sports and fitness and arts and history, to seasonal festivals. Some popular Newburyport events include bike and road races, wine and beer tastings, live concerts, and waterfront movies.  If you enjoy arts and history the Custom House Maritime Museum hosts fascinating monthly talks featuring various historic experts, the Firehouse Center for the Arts brings many wonderful theater performances  to Newburyport, and the Newburyport Art Association hosts wonderful exhibits throughout the year.  Newburyport offers something fun for all ages and interests.  You’ll always find something to do!

Yankee Homecoming is more than just a series of events.  It is a local annual tradition and Newburyport’s biggest celebration of the year.  Here you can catch a week of specialty events celebrating the rich history of Newburyport. Events include High School Battle of the Bands, Brewfest, Old Fashioned Sunday, Kid Talent Show, Golf Tournament, Market Square Day, Family Day at Maudslay State Park, the Parade, Fireworks and Heritage Tours among others.

Another event you can’t miss out on is the Riverfront Music Festival.  It is a free concert hosted every summer at Waterfront Park along the Merrimack River.  Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy a great day of music.

Stay up-to-date with Newburyport events by checking our calendar regularly. It doesn’t get much better than living in Newburyport!

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Newburyport Events

Mark your calendar for these standout events and acvities that highlight the beauty of our town.

Joppa Flats’ Winter Games Set for Feb. 14 at Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA

Joppa Flats’ Winter Games Set for Feb. 14 at Maudslay State Park

February vacation week kicks off Valentine’s Day Sunday with an exciting event at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport, courtesy of Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center. The first-annual Winter Games invites families to complete a series of nature-themed challenges, such as “animal gait races,” compass orienteering, a scavenger hunt, and a mini bird-a-thon. (The day […]

Big Day Wedding Showcase 2016, March 6th, Ipswich MA

2016 Big Day Wedding Showcase

Planning a Wedding? You are invited! The Greater Newburyport 2016 Big Day Wedding Showcase is here! Detailed Engagements is happy to have partnered with the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce to bring to you the 2nd Annual 2016 Big day Wedding Showcase! Are you engaged? Congratulations!! You have a lot of planning to do but first let’s celebrate! […]

Racquet Club Fundraiser, Newburyport MA

Racquet Club is putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraiser

Partners with Best of Newburyport to Serves Up Great Tennis and Support Alzheimer’s With the arrival of the new year, it’s natural to look ahead. And for the Racquet Club, that means looking to the Club’s 2016 tournament. It may seem early but it’s not. Walk around the Club and you’ll start to hear people […]

Check Out Your Local Library This Month, Newburyport MA

Check Out Your Local Library This Month

Hope you took advantage of the generously long winter vacation to relax and decompress after last month’s flurry of holiday activities! January’s cold temperatures have sent all but the hardiest of snow bunnies indoors for the winter, but that doesn’t mean there’s nowhere to go with the kids. Parents in the Newburyport area need look […]

2015 Old Newbury Bonfire

Old Newbury Bonfire 2016

Don’t miss the 5th Annual Old Newbury Bonfire, to benefit the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department and enjoy: music, games, tours, crafts, food & drinks. The event is held on January 9, but if you’re interested in including your Christmas Tree in this community, 3-story bonfire you must drop it off BEFORE January 8th at the Newbury Fire Department.

Macaroni Kid, Newburyport MA

Holiday Fun for Families in Greater Newburyport

The Newburyport area is unwrapping a holiday season jam-packed with events for kids and families! Santa arrived in Downtown Newburyport – via U.S. Coast Guard boat, of course – on the traditional Sunday after Thanksgiving, lighting a 35-foot evergreen in Market Square and marking the official start of holiday celebrations. (Newbury and Salisbury held their […]

HISTORY IN THE MAKING ON THANKSGIVING DAY! Newburyport MA

HISTORY IN THE MAKING ON THANKSGIVING DAY!

This Thanksgiving the Newburyport High School football team will have the opportunity to play its traditional rivalry game against Amesbury High School on the newly renovated turf field atop of Mt Rural.  Mt Rural, as the hill was called where the magnificent NHS now sits, is home to one of the grandest high school stadiums […]

Pennies for Poverty, Newburyport MA

Music for Change Event November 7

Businesses and volunteers have come together to support Pennies for Poverty’s Music for Change fundraiser, which will take place on November 7th, starting at 6:30 at the Elks Lodge in Newburyport. The music, headlined by EJ Ouellette and Crazy Maggy, and including Thomas Machine Works Band and Liz Frame will have the crowd tapping their […]

Savor 3 Course Cooking Demo @ Andiiamo, Newburyport MA

Savor 3 Course Cooking Demo @ Andiamo

Come experience Savor 3 Course Cooking Demo @ Andiamo.  Andiamo’s Restaurant + bar is a place where you come for the food and stay for the intimate, engaging atmosphere. On Saturday, September 19th you’re invited to join award-winning chef, Jim Rogers, at Andiamo Restaurant + Bar for an entertaining cooking demo and 3-course lunch during […]

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