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Upcoming Newburyport Events

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Newburyport Waterfront Movies – Free Summer Fun

Newburyport Waterfront Movies provide free outdoor family fun each Summer in downtown Newburyport! Mark your calendar with the Summer 2021 movie schedule: Wednesday, July 14th, 21st, 28th and August 11th.

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Yankee Homecoming Brewfest

Get ready for the 2021 Yankee Homecoming Brewfest on July 31, from 5 – 9 pm. Brewfest takes place along the beautiful shoreline of the Merrimack River under a huge

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Art on Bartlet Mall – The Premier Yankee Homecoming Art Show

Come experience Art on Bartlet Mall 2021, Saturday July 31st and Sunday, August 1st from 10 AM – 4 PM. In Newburyport on the corner of High Street and Pond

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Yankee Homecoming Olde Fashioned Sunday – A Classic Family Event

Are you ready for a day of outdoor fun, games, and entertainment? Get ready for Yankee Homecoming Olde Fashioned Sunday 2021! This year’s event will be held Sunday, August 1st

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Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts 2021 – Check the Schedule

Do you like the idea of relaxing to amazing live music with picturesque water views? Get ready to enjoy some gorgeous Newburyport summer nights featuring awesome live music when you

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Yankee Homecoming Waiter and Waitress Race 2021

Come show your support for our local Newburyport & Plum Island restaurants and cheer for your favorite waiters and waitresses at the 2021 Yankee Homecoming Waiter and Waitress Race. On

Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament, Newburyport

Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament – Geno Open

The 2021 Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, August 2nd at Olde Newbury Golf Club.  The Tournament which is open to both men and women, kicks off at 8 AM with a shogun scramble.  The raffle and silent auction will run throughout the Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament, followed by awarding of prizes with a cash bar cocktail hour.  At 4 PM participants depart on a harbor cruise catered by the Starboard Galley Restaurant.

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Yankee Homecoming Road Races 2021 – A Newburyport Tradition

The 61st  Annual Yankee Homecoming Road Races hosted by the Newburyport Lion’s Club will be held Tuesday, August 3rd 2021. The Yankee Homecoming 10 Mile and 5K races are a

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US Coast Guard Open House – A Yankee Homecoming Historic Tour

Whether you have a little Coast Guard in training at home, or you would like to meet the men and women that protect our city, the US Coast Guard Open

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Newburyport Bed Racing – A Favorite Event of Locals!

When is Newburyport Bed Racing? Mark your calendar for the 2021 Newburyport Lion’s Club Bed Races on Thursday, August 5th at 6 pm on Federal Street in Newburyport. What is Newburyport

Yankee Homecoming Fireworks, Newburyport

Yankee Homecoming Fireworks Blast Off Saturday

The Yankee Homecoming fireworks are set to make a bang this Saturday, August 7th at 9:15 pm with their annual display over the Merrimack River. Pack up your lawn chairs,

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Annual Yankee Homecoming Parade To March Down High Street

The annual Yankee Homecoming Parade will march down High Street on Sunday, August 8th at 12 PM, marking the final official event of Newburyport’s week-long celebration. The parade, which will

Cruisin' the 50's Classic Car Show, Newburyport, MA

Cruisin’ the 50’s – A Premier Classic Cars Event

Classic Cars from all over New England that will drive you wild, Cruisin’ to the 50’s is an annual display of cars throughout the streets of Historic Newburyport, MA. The 9th annual Cruisin’ the 50’s event will be held on Thursday, August 12th from 5 – 8 PM.

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Annual Newburyport Chocolate Tour

For anyone with a sweet tooth, save the date for the 2021 Newburyport Chocolate Tour, a mouthwatering day filled with chocolaty treats in town. On Saturday, October 2nd, from 12

Past Newburyport Events

Kabria Baumgartner, African American History, Newburyport

Newburyport’s Kabria Baumgartner Digs into Local African American History

Newburyport resident and renowned historian Dr. Kabria Baumgartner is digging into the rich and often untold history of African Americans in Essex County. Thanks to a $100,000 grant awarded by

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Newburyport Garden Tour Hosted by the Museum of Old Newbury

Newburyport’s Museum of Old Newbury will host its 2021 annual “hybrid” garden tour June 12th & 13th 10 am – 4 pm. The theme for this year’s tour is, Sowing

Eagle Festival, Newburyport MA

Merrimack River Eagle Festival Flies High in Newburyport and Amesbury

Wings will be spread and curious eyes will be wide open during the 2021 Merrimack River Eagle Festival. This cherished annual event will offer virtual & and in-person options from

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Clark School Rolling Admissions – Open House Dates

Clark School, a coeducational private school located in Rowley, MA, offers rolling admissions, making any time of year the perfect time to schedule a private tour or attend an open

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Rescue a Pup & Shop for a Cause at The Black Dog Adoption Events

The Black Dog in downtown Newburyport has a long time partnership with the local rescue group, Sweet Paws Rescue. Together they host two dog adoption events per year. The Black

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Santa’s Workshop Open and Spreading Holiday Cheer

A very special new shop just opened up in downtown Newburyport, Santa’s Workshop, owned and operated by Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick himself. This festive shed, hosted by Greater Newburyport Chamber

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Newburyport Haunted House – Visit 13 Tilton Street if You Dare!

If you’re looking for a good scare this Halloween season, look no further than the home of local Newburyport residents, the Pages, at 13 Tilton Street. With hundreds of spooky

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Exceptional Food, Wine & Spirits – North Shore Magazine’s Grand Tasting

Purchase your tickets now for the 2020 North Shore Magazine Grand Tasting, Thursday, March 5th from 6-10 PM at Blue Ocean Event Center. Doors open at 6:00 for VIP ticket

Pettengill House Fundraiser – Have a Blast Supporting Local!

Mark your calendar for the annual Pettengill House Fundraiser, Friday March 6th from 6-10 pm at Blue Ocean Music Hall.  Enjoy a special performance from Bob Surette, top-tier master fine

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Greater Newburyport Spring, Summer Consignment Sale

Organized by the Greater Newburyport Families Club, the GNFC Consignment Sale is a great way to find an amazing selection of very affordable, gently used baby and kids items. Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 7th from 9 AM – 2 PM and Sunday the 8th from 9 AM – 12 PM at the West Newbury Town Annex.

Asset Builder Awards, Newburyport

Asset Builder Awards, Recognition for Supporting Newburyport Youth

The Asset Builder Awards are a great opportunity to publicly acknowledge youth, adults and organizations throughout Newburyport who are supporting young people through their work or character. Our story image

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Riverside Community Bike Swap – Buy or Sell Used Bikes

Make sure to visit the Riverside Cycle Tannery Tent on Sunday, April 19th from 10 am – 2 pm for the annual community bike swap, hosted by the locally based

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Repair Café, Don’t Ditch It, Fix It: Electronics Repair, Jewelry Repair & More

Grab that old toaster that’s lacking the heat or wristwatch that has you constantly running late and pay a visit to the experts at Repair Café on Saturday, January 25th

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Newburyport Santa Claus Parade – See Santa on the Fire Truck

Mark your calendars because Santa Claus is coming to town aboard a fire truck at the annual Santa Claus parade Monday, December 23rd at 4 pm. With Christmas just days

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Menorah Lightings Brighten Newburyport, Amesbury on Eight Joyful Nights

Each year, Jewish communities in Newburyport and Amesbury illuminate their respective downtowns with festive menorah lightings on all eight nights of Hanukkah. The Festival of Lights begins this year at

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Old Newbury Bonfire 2020

Don’t miss the 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 18th, but if you’re interested in including your Christmas Tree in this community, 3-story bonfire you must drop it off before the bonfire, by January 17th at either of the two Newbury Fire Department locations or in West Newbury at Pipe Stave Hill. Newburyport residents should put out their trees by January 14th and Mello Disposal will transport them to the Bonfire.

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Nunan’s Holiday Events and Floral Classes – Tradition for Family & Friends

Make sure to mark your calendar for the many wonderful Nunan’s holiday events and floral classes during November and December. Nunan Florist & Greenhouses is one of the largest retailers

Newburyport Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Newburyport Rotary Santa Parade and Tree Lighting

The annual Newburyport Rotary Club’s Santa Parade & Tree Lighting scheduled for Sunday, December 1st, offers all the holiday cheer that’s to be expected of a downtown yuletide celebration – but

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