Newburyport Events Coverage
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Enjoy stories about upcoming events and check highlights from recent, past events in Newburyport and surrounding towns. Make sure to download the “Newburyport” App for a direct link to the Newburyport Events Calendar.


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Newburyport Greek Food Festival – Delicious Homemade Food

Enjoy delicious, authentic Greek food at the Newburyport Greek Food Festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church located at 7 Harris street in Newburyport. The Festival will run from 11:30 am

Yankee Homecoming Events 2022

The 2022 Yankee Homecoming events will take place Saturday, July 30th through Sunday, August 7th. Yankee Homecoming is an annual 9 day festival that originated in 1958 in 29 New
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Yankee Homecoming Brewfest Fundraiser

Get ready for the 2022 Yankee Homecoming Brewfest Fundraiser on Saturday, July 30th from 5 – 9 pm. Brewfest takes place along the beautiful shoreline of the Merrimack River under
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High School Battle of the Bands – Yankee Homecoming

Each year local high school students perform a collection of family-friendly songs for cash, prizes and the opportunity to perform during Yankee Homecoming. Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm.
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Newburyport Kitchen Tour and Tasting – Magnificent Kitchens/Tasty Treats

The 2022 Newburyport Kitchen Tour features a uniquely self-guided tour of exceptionally beautiful residential kitchens and craftsmanship and also includes delicious sweet and savory bites and drinks from local businesses.
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Art on Bartlet Mall 2022 – The Premier Yankee Homecoming Art Show

Come experience Art on Bartlet Mall 2022, Saturday July 30th and Sunday the 31st 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 2022! This year’s event will be held Sunday, July 31st
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Yankee Homecoming Cornhole Tournament – Beginner and Competitive

Whether you want to get competitive or play for fun, all are welcome to throw bags at the Yankee Homecoming Cornhole Tournament. Yankee Homecoming is partnering up with NBPT Cornhole
Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts, Newburyport MA

Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts 2022 – 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
Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament, Newburyport

Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament – Geno Open

The 2022 Yankee Homecoming Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, August 1st at Olde Newbury Golf Club.  The Tournament which is open to both men and women, kicks off at 8 AM with a shogun scramble.  
Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Morning Workouts, Newburyport, MA

Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Morning Workouts – Sponsored by AJH

The Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Morning Workouts are back for another full week of great classes with amazing views of the Newburyport waterfront. These free classes, all put on by local
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Yankee Homecoming Waiter and Waitress Race 2022

Come show your support for our local Newburyport & Plum Island restaurants and cheer for your favorite waiters and waitresses at the 2022 Yankee Homecoming Waiter and Waitress Race. On
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Yankee Homecoming Road Races 2022 – A Newburyport Tradition

The 62nd  Annual Yankee Homecoming Road Races hosted by the Newburyport Lion’s Club will be held Tuesday, August 2nd 2022. The Yankee Homecoming 10 Mile and 5K races are a
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Kids Day in the Park – An Exchange Club Family Event

Mark your calendar for Kids Day in the Park 2022, scheduled for Wednesday, August 3rd from 10 am – 2 pm in Atkinson Common Park. Kids Day is one of
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Yankee Homecoming Sidewalk Sales – Shop Local

The Yankee Homecoming Sidewalk Sales are an annual Newburyport shopping event that take place each year from Thursday – Saturday of Yankee Homecoming week. The 2022 Sidewalk Sales are scheduled
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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
Circus Smirkus Newbury, MA

Circus Smirkus – Pure Excitement in Support of Theater in the Open

Circus Smirkus (“On the Road Again”) will be hosted during The 2022 Yankee Homecoming Festival. Get your tickets for the 2022 Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour, in Newbury, MA. There
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Newburyport Bed Racing – A Favorite Event of Locals!

When is Newburyport Bed Racing? Mark your calendar for the 2022 Newburyport Lion’s Club Bed Races on Thursday, August 4th at 6 pm on Federal Street in Newburyport. What is
Yankee Homecoming Fireworks, Newburyport

Yankee Homecoming Fireworks 2022 Blast Off Saturday

The 2022 Yankee Homecoming fireworks are set to make a bang Saturday, August 6th 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 7th 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 10th annual Cruisin' the 50's event will be held on Thursday, August 11th from 5 - 8 PM.
Walking Tours of Plum Island, Newburyport MA

Walking Tours of Plum Island – Explore & Discover

The walking tours of Plum Island, North Point, led by Bill Sargent, are wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors. These 60-minute walking tours, start at North Point’s Plum Island Lighthouse
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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 2022 movie schedule: Friday evenings in July and August. Check back for the movie line up.
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Plum Island Light House the Newburyport Harbor Light

The Plum Island Light House also know as the Plum Island Light or the Newburyport Harbor Light, has a very interesting history. It was first lit in 1788 with a lantern burning whale oil. And it was the 13th lighthouse to be constructed in the U.S..  It was needed to guide boaters into the treacherous mouth of the Merrimack River and into Newburyport Harbor.
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Sculpture at Maudslay Showcases Local Artists in a Picturesque Setting

Sculpture at Maudslay 2022 returns to Newburyport for visitors to enjoy from Sunday, September 11th through Sunday, October 2nd at 2 pm when the show closes. The event features the
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Family Day Games and Activities – Free Family Fun

Family Day is a Yankee Homecoming tradition for many families. This popular event will be held at the Nock Middle School on Saturday, August 6th from 10 am – 2


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Riverfront Music Festival – Riverfest 2022 Newburyport

Mark your calendar for the 20th Annual Riverfront Music Festival/Riverfest 2022 on Saturday, July 23rd, from 12 -7 PM. Visit Newburyport Waterfront Park to enjoy amazing free concerts.
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4th of July in Newburyport and Best Fireworks Displays

4th of July weekend in Newburyport offers many fun things to do including free live concerts on the waterfront! Experience the best shopping and dining that the North Shore has
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Parks Fest 2022 – Americana Rhythm & Roots Festival

Check out Newburyport Parks Fest 2022 also known as the Americana Rhythm & Roots Festival at Waterfront Park on Saturday, July 2nd, from 12 – 6 PM. Bring your picnic
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Newburyport Garden Tour Hosted by the Museum of Old Newbury

Newburyport’s Museum of Old Newbury will host its 2022 annual garden tour June 11th & 12th 10 am – 4 pm. The theme for this year’s tour is Town &
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Pride in the Port Celebration – Newburyport Shows its True Colors

Newburyport’s Pride in the Port festival on Saturday, June 11th is a great opportunity for the city to show its true colors. That’s when this culturally rich North Shore enclave
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Support Ukraine Efforts in the Newburyport Community and Beyond

Support Ukraine fundraisers have been hosted and will continue to take place in the Newburyport Community and throughout many North Shore cities and towns. It is uplifting to see the
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Spring Fest 2022 – Newburyport’s Annual Spring Festival

  Newburyport’s Spring Fest 2022, an annual spring festival guaranteed to entertain the whole family, is where you’ll want to be. Stroll the streets of our coastal town May 14th
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Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk – Magical Fairy Houses & Art Stroll

The 2022 Fairy Gnome Discover Walk and Art Stroll is scheduled for Saturday, April 23rd and Sunday, April 24th at Pettengill Farm from 11-3. Put on your best and brightest
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Riverside Community Bike Swap 2022 – Buy or Sell Used Bikes

Make sure to visit the Riverside Cycle Tannery Tent on Sunday, April 24th from 10 am – 2 pm for the annual community bike swap, hosted by the locally based
Newburyport ArtWalk

Newburyport ArtWalk 2022

The Newburyport ArtWalk is a local event where area artists showcase their talent at various galleries throughout downtown Newburyport. Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 7th and Saturday, September 10th from 10 am - 6 pm.
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Clark School Rolling Admissions – Open House Dates

Mark your calendar for the Clark School Winter and Spring 2022 Tour/Open Houses. The next one is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11th at 6 pm. The Clark School, a coeducational

Choral Society Spring Concert May 14th & 15th

NCS Community Chorus, a North Shore Tradition The Newburyport Choral Society has been delighting the North Shore with breathtaking music since 1934. This wonderful Newburyport based chorus is run by
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Old Newbury Bonfire 2022 – Newbury Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser

Let's get ready to Burn Baby Burn those well-loved Christmas Trees at the Old Newbury Bonfire on Saturday, January 15th from 3- 8:30 pm! The lighting of the bonfire typically starts once it is dark, shortly after 5 pm. In honor of the original purchase of Newbury, MA in 1701, the 10th Annual Old Newbury Bonfire benefits the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department and Historic New England.
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Merrimack River Eagle Festival Flies High in Newburyport and Amesbury

Wings will be spread and curious eyes will be wide open during the 2022 Merrimack River Eagle Festival. This cherished annual event will offer virtual & and in-person options from
New Year's Eve, Newburyport, MA

Newburyport VIP New Year’s Eve Parties & Dinner Recommendations

Looking for New Year's Eve fun in Greater Newburyport? From countdowns to dining experiences, there are plenty of options to ring in the New Year—VIP Style! Whether your looking to dress up for a formal party, join friends at your favorite local bar or enjoy a relaxing early dinner, Newburyport VIP has plenty of New Year's Eve suggestions!
Newburyport Maritime Holiday Tree with Life Ring Ornaments by Maureen Wolf

Maritime Holiday Tree 2021 – Life Ring Ornaments Unite the Community

Newburyport’s 2021 Maritime Holiday Tree strung with life ring ornaments will light up the waterfront for the season beginning December 3rd at 5:30 pm at the annual maritime tree lighting
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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 Wednesday, December 22nd starting between at 4 – 4:30 pm.
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Santa’s Workshop 2021 Open and Spreading Holiday Cheer

Santa’s Workshop, a very special “Local Shop” is ready for customers in downtown Newburyport, owned and operated by Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick himself. This festive shed is a joint effort
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