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


Newburyport Maritime Holiday Tree with Life Ring Ornaments by Maureen Wolf

Maritime Holiday Tree – Life Ring Ornaments Unite the Community

Newburyport’s 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 tree lighting ceremony on
Seaside Ice

Seaside Ice 2021

Seaside Ice, hosted each year during the annual Sea Festival of Trees is a great choice if your looking for fun, affordable family activities during the holiday season. The ice skating rink is located inside of the Blue Ocean Event Center on the 2nd floor amongst the beautifully decorated Christmas trees. 
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Invitation Nights Draw Crowds for Local Holiday Shopping

The 2021 Invitation Nights are scheduled for: December 3rd, 10th and 17th. Newburyport-area residents and visitors seeking the ultimate holiday shopping experience tend to bypass the malls in favor of
local menorah lightings

Menorah Lightings Honor Hanukkah Traditions in Newburyport & Amesbury

Local Menorah lightings enable Newburyport and Amesbury to share the joy of Hanukkah traditions as a community. Each year Newburyport and Amesbury illuminate their respective downtowns with festive menorah lightings
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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
Sea Festival of Trees, Salisbury, MA

Sea Festival of Trees 2021 – Winter Wonderland at Blue Ocean, Salisbury

The 2021 annual Sea Festival of Trees lights up the seacoast to kick off the holiday season - Saturday, November 20th. 


Newburyport Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Santa Parade and Tree Lighting 2021 – Newburyport Rotary & Chamber

The 2021 Santa Parade & Tree Lighting, Hosted by the Newburyport Rotary and the Newburyport Chamber is scheduled for Sunday, November 28th, offering all the holiday cheer that’s to be
Small Business Saturday, Keep it Local, Newburyport

Small Business Saturday 2021 – Keep it Local – Shop Newburyport

Small Business Saturday is the perfect excuse to Support Local as you kick off the holiday shopping season! works hard consistently to promote and reinforce our Shop Local, Dine
Black Friday Sales Native Sun, Newburyport

Black Friday Sales 2021- Thank You for Shopping Local!

Kick off Black Friday by Shopping Local in support of our Greater Newburyport retailers! Many local businesses are running Black Friday Sales in order to incent shoppers to make as
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Wild Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day Race — Winners Circle Running Club Tradition

Lace-up those running shoes for the 2021 Greater Newburyport Wild Turkey Trot, a local Thanksgiving day race hosted by the Winners Circle Running Club. The Turkey Trot—a 3.1 mile course—weaves
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Newburyport Lions Club Delivers 2021 Thanksgiving Meals to the Community

For 2021, the Newburyport Lions Club  will be DELIVERING 400 Thanksgiving Dinners instead of hosting the annual Thanksgiving community meal at the Senior Center. The Lions Club will provide a free
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NEF Lighthouse Auction Funding Critical Educational Initiatives

The 2021 annual NEF Lighthouse Auction will be held virtually, from the comfort of your own home. The virtual auction begins Saturday November, 6th and runs until Saturday November, 13th.  The
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Newburyport Veterans Day Commemorations and Parade

Newburyport will honor veterans and their families at the annual Veterans Day Commemorations on Thursday, November 11th. Residents and visitors are invited to join honored guests for a ceremony and
Voting Information, Elections, Candidates, Newburyport

Voting & Election Information – Candidates & Useful Links Summary

If you are looking for a summary of the 2021 newly elected candidates for Newburyport Mayor, School Committee and City Council, visit the Newburyport election results article. There is much
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Witches’ Night Out Newburyport – Dress to Impress!

Who says Halloween is just for the little ones? Grab your broomsticks and pointy hats and fly on over to the annual Witches’ Night Out on Friday, October 22nd from
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Halloween Events in Newburyport

There are so many great annual Halloween events in Newburyport that the city has become known as a destination for Halloween fun. Some of the most popular events are Halloween
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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
Lucy's Love Bus, Yoga Ohana, Children with Cancer, Newburyport & Amesbury

Lucy’s Love Bus Yoga Ohana Fundraiser – Supporting Children with Cancer

Register for the Yoga Ohana fundraiser, lead by top yoga instructors from the Greater Newburyport area, and know that your participation is helping to improve quality of life for children
Early Education Fair, Newburyport

Newburyport Early Education Fair – Hosted Annually by NYS

Choosing a daycare or school for your child can feel like an overwhelming task, but Newburyport Youth Services is making it easier for families with their upcoming annual Early Education
Newburyport ArtWalk

Newburyport ArtWalk 2021

The Newburyport ArtWalk is a local event where area artists showcase their talent at various galleries throughout downtown Newburyport. This FREE, self-guided tour allows you to explore galleries and participate in discussions with local artists. Mark your calendar for October 16, 2021 and the 2022 dates are: May 7th and September 10th.
Topsfield Fair, Topsfield, MA County Fair

Topsfield Fair – America’s Oldest County Fair Began in 1818

The annual Topsfield Fair is back, running from October 1st through October 11th with hundreds of vendors, rides, animals, shows, and special entertainment. Known as America’s oldest county fair, nearly
Newburyport Chocolate Tour

Newburyport Chocolate Tour – Eat Chocolate, Be Happy, Do Good

For anyone with a sweet tooth, don’t miss the 2021 Newburyport Chocolate Tour, a mouthwatering day filled with chocolaty treats from local retailers. On Saturday, October 2nd, from 12 –
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Sculpture at Maudslay Showcases Local Artists in a Picturesque Setting

The annual Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay returns to Newburyport for visitors to view from Sunday, September 12th through Sunday, October 3rd at 12 pm when the show closes. The event
NAA Auction, Newburyport Art Auction & Party

NAA Auction – Newburyport Art Association Art Auction & Party

The 20th annual Newburyport Art Association Art Auction and Party will take place in the NAA galleries and under a spacious tent adjacent to the Sculpture Garden on Saturday, September 25th
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