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Greater Newburyport Community Events Calendar

July 2, 2022
  • 10:00 AM
    Shop Local Parks Fest Pre Concert Brunch
    When
    July 2, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location
    Newburyport Brunch & Shopping at Local Downtown Retailers - View List
    Description

    Parks Fest Pre-Concert Shopping & Brunch at Local Retailers - View List Below! 
    Saturday 7/2, 10-12 

    Between 10 - 12 we encourage everyone to enjoy a morning of local shopping and complimentary brunch at  participating retailers as a fun way to kick off Parks Fest 2022! Support Local!

    Participating retailers:

    A Pleasant Shoppe   
    BC Essentials
    Greeting By Design
    Valerie's Gallery
    ​Design Of Mie
    Amy Williams
    Pam Older Designs                  
    Partridge In A Bear Tree
    Green Plum Vintage Goods
    ​Market Square Jewelers
    ​Indigo Artist Studio​
    Native Sun
    Pretty Poppy
    ​MK Benatti 
    ​Smitten

     

  • 12:00 PM
    Parks Fests - Americana Rhythm & Roots
    When
    July 2, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location
    Waterfront Park, 36 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Parks Fests 2022 - Americana Rhythm and Roots Musical Festival
    Saturday 7/02 from 12 - 6pm
    Newburyport Waterfront Park

    Don't miss Newburyport's annual music celebration of American Roots Music on July Fourth weekend. Bring the family to Newburyport's central waterfront for a free concert featuring Grammy nominated artists performing the finest Americana, rhythm & roots music, food trucks, children's activities, and beer gardens will be on site.

    Event sponsorship gets you VIP seating with free food, beer and wine overlooking the event from the balcony of the Firehouse Center for the Arts and a second VIP area up front on the lawn.

    2022 Parks Fest Line Up:
    Noon: Opening Remarks
    12:15: Quentin Callewaert 
    1:00: Darin & Brooke Aldridge 
    2:10: Rosie Flores & The Talismen
    3:15: Ward Hayden and the Outliners
    4:00: NH Academy of Performing Arts Dance Act
    4:30: Headline- Amythyst Kiah


  • 2:00 PM
    Riverwalk Cookout
    When
    July 2, 2022 @ 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location
    Description

    Riverwalk Cookout 
    Saturday 7/2, 2pm-7pm

    Come have fun at an old school cookout! Live music, reggae and a make your own jorts station! 
    It'll be fun for the whole family, you won't want to miss! 

July 3, 2022
  • 10:00 AM
    PI Walking Tour
    When
    July 3, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Location
    Plum Island Beach, N Reservation Terrace, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Plum Island Walking Tour
    Sunday 7/3, 10-11

    Plum Island Outdoors will conduct a walking tour of Plum Island, North Point, led by Bill Sargent.
    The 60-minute walking tours, from Newburyport Plum Island Beach to the south jetty and back, rain or shine.
    The Walk is $10.00. Payable at the start of the walk at the Newburyport Beach Parking Lot.

  • 9:15 PM
    Fireworks - Portsmouth NH
    When
    July 3, 2022 @ 9:15 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location
    Leary Field, Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA
    Description

    Portsmouth, NH Firework Celebration - 3rd of July
    Sunday 7/3, 9:15 - 10
    Leary Field

    Celebrate in Portsmouth on the 3rd of July! Join the City of Portsmouth celebration of the Nations birthday with a spectacular fireworks display over South Mill Pond across from Portsmouth City Hall! 

    The Portsmouth's annual fireworks display is one of the best on the Seacoast and generously sponsored by Wilcox Industries. Rain date is Tuesday, July 5th.

July 4, 2022
  • 6:00 PM
    4th of July Pet Parade - Salisbury Beach
    When
    July 4, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location
    Salisbury Beach, Salisbury, MA 01952, USA
    Description

    Fourth of July Pet Parade 
    Monday 7/4 from 6-7 around the Broadway loop

    Salisbury's Annual 4th of July Pet Parade is back! Dress your pet in a fun costume, beach attire, patriotic gear, or bring them au natural. There will be fun prizes in different categories, treats, and many photo opportunities. We hope to see you and your furry friends there. 

    There will be live music afterwards on the Salisbury beach stage from the Joppa Flatts at 7:30PM on the Salisbury Beach stage, followed by the 4th of July Fireworks display at 10:15 pm.
     
    This is an event you won't want to miss! 

  • 7:00 PM
    Fireworks - Amesbury Days Celebration
    When
    July 4, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location
    Woodsom Farm Park, 208 Lions Mouth Rd, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Description

    Amesbury Days Fireworks Celebration & Live Music
    Monday 7/4, from 7 - 10 
    Live Music - Way up South - 7 pm
    Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 pm
    Woodsom Farm Park, Amesbury

    There will be lots of food vendors to choose from including Big Rig BBQ, Monstah Dogs, GKK Concessions, Hodgies & more!

    Live music starts at 7 with Way Up South, fireworks will start at dusk, around 9:30pm. It' sure to be a night of FUN for the whole family!

    Parking is available at Woodsom Farm, Cashman Elementary School and Amesbury High School. 

  • 7:30 PM
    Fireworks - Salisbury Beach
    When
    July 4, 2022 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Location
    Salisbury Public Beach, 1 Ocean Front S, Salisbury, MA 01952, USA
    Description

    Salisbury Beach 4th of July Live Music & Fireworks & Pet Parade
    6 pm - Pet Parade at the Broadway loop
    7:30 - Joppa Flatts Beachfront concert 
    10:15 - Salisbury Beach Fireworks 

    Grab your chairs and blankets and enjoy some fun summer tunes, Saturdays at 7:30PM on at the Salisbury Waterfront Stage. Benches and picnic tables available and plenty of dancing room for everyone! Enjoy takeout from local restaurants, beach pizza, ice cream and more, while you listen to live music  from one of the region’s hottest bands! Monday, July 4th , to welcome Joppa Flatts to the Salisbury stage!

  • 9:30 PM
    Fireworks - Hampton Beach
    When
    July 4, 2022 @ 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location
    Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH 03842, USA
    Description

    Hampton Beach Fireworks
    Monday 7/4 from 9:30 - 10
    Hampton Beach NH - top of B & C Streets, on the beach

    Celebrate Independence Day with a special Fireworks Display over the Atlantic Ocean.  Bring your family and friends and celebrate the 4th by the Atlantic Ocean! Free for all! 

    Latest updates indicate that the 2022 Hampton Beach 4th of July fireworks will blast off as planned, but please check the Hampton Beach facebook page to confirm that there have not been any schedule changes due to safety concerns for the piping plovers. 
    https://www.facebook.com/HamptonNHBeach

July 7, 2022
  • 6:30 PM
    Liz Frame & The Kickers Concert
    When
    July 7, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location
    381 Main St, West Newbury, MA 01985, USA
    Description

    Liz Frame and The Kickers
    Thursday 7/7, 6:30-8 

    This is a free concert! Come bring the family down and enjoy a nice concert by Liz Frame and The Kickers!  Food and beverages are available for purchase! 

July 9, 2022
  • 10:00 AM
    P.I. Lighthouse Tour
    When
    July 9, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Location
    Plum Island Lighthouse, Harbor St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Plum Island Lighthouse Tour
    Saturday 7/9, 10-12:15


    Schedule a 15 minute lighthouse tour for a great and fun experience! Make sure to check out the informational kiosk before you go on your tour to get some really cool and interesting knowledge of the lighthouse before you enter! Check out the Friends of Plum Island's website to book your space for a tour today! 

  • 11:00 AM
    Nail Trimming at Just Dogs in Newburyport
    When
    July 9, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location
    Just Dogs, 37 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Nail Trimming at Just Dogs Newburyport 
    Saturday, 07/09 from 11 am - 2 pm 

    Vet tech Marci will be waiting to clip your dogs nails for just $10. No appointment necessary, just stop by! Marci visits Just Dogs Newburyport the 2nd Saturday of each month to host her nail trimming clinic. 

July 16, 2022
  • 8:30 AM
    Blueberry Fest
    When
    July 16, 2022 @ 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Location
    Cider Hill Farm, 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913, USA
    Description

    Blueberry Festival 
    Saturday 7/16, 8:30-5:30


    Mark your calendars for Cider Hill's festival celebrating all things blueberry and summer flowers! This event will feature free live music, outdoor hard cider bar, family-friendly activities, hayrides, visiting local food trucks, homemade blueberry treats, cut-your-own flowers and PYO blueberries!

    You won't want to miss it! 

  • 10:00 AM
    Olives Backyard Artisans Market
    When
    July 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location
    Olive's Coffee & Bakehouse, 341 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Olives Coffee & Bakehouse Backyard Artisan's Market
    Saturday 7/16, 10-3 

    Grab a coffee and a friend and head on over to Olives Coffee & Bakehouse for a backyard artisans market! 
    Olives will stay open until 3 for this event. 
    Come visit and see the following during this event! 
    Plum Island Drift: Costal Art & Home Décor
    Love Lissy Lou: Coffee cozy maker
    North Garden and Goods: Flowers and Artisans soaps
    Collen Temple: Local Author and her debut of "Summer Breakdown." 
    Kristen Kusler: New England Inspired artist.
    Luxa Jewelry: Homemade Jewelry
    Alice and Co Photos: Fine Art Photographs 
    Old Friend Goods: Repurposed vintage quilts 
    Beached Goods: Apparel and accessories 
    Addie Fruh: Young local artist 

July 17, 2022
  • 10:30 AM
    Tiptoe Through the Tombstones
    When
    July 17, 2022 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Location
    Oak Hill Cemetery, 4 Brown St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Tiptoe Through the Tombstones 
    Sunday 7/17, 10:30-11

    Wander through Newburyport’s historic 1729 Old Hill Burying Ground with noted author and historian Ghlee Woodworth, a 12th generation Newburyport native. Meet Revolutionary War heroes, captains and merchants of Old Newbury, and even a “cool, cool cat” in a stroll around this hilly graveyard. From some of the most ornate early tombstone decoration in New England to the mausoleums of Newburyport’s leading families, Old Hill Burying Ground looks down on the city from its perch above Bartlet Mall.

  • 4:00 PM
    Summer Concert Series- John Tavano
    When
    July 17, 2022 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location
    Custom House Maritime Museum, 25 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Summer Concert Series- John Tavano 
    Sunday 7/17, 4-6 

    Pack a picnic, or pick up a delicious meal from a local restaurant and music from talented artists. A great way to enjoy a summer evening.
    John is a Classical /Jazz Guitarist experienced in many styles of performing techniques.
    Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased on the Custom House website.

July 20, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
    Dinner & Sake Pairing @ Joys Nest
    When
    July 20, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location
    The Joy Nest, 50 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Dinner and Sake Pairing at the Joys Nest
    Wednesday 7/20, 5-7

    Join The Joy's Nest for a night of Thai dishes paired with a selection of sake. Presented by Ruby Wines Sommelier, Katie Kelly. Tickets are $85 so make sure you get yours today before tickets sell out! This is a summer  dinner you wont want to miss! Check out their facebook page for ticket sales! 

July 23, 2022
  • 12:00 AM
    NAA Summer Arts Market
    When
    July 23, 2022
    Location
    Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Art Association 
    Saturday 7/23, time : TBD 

    The Summer Arts Market is returning! The NAA is is seeking artists who wish to sell their work and engage with the community. The Arts Market will be a showcase of unique and handcrafted works for purchase, with the goal of uniting art lovers and art makers!  The NAA is connecting artists and art-lovers with a pop-up market featuring a rotating roster of artists showing and selling their work. This is a great way to Support Local while discovering amazing works of art! 

  • 12:00 PM
    River Fest
    When
    July 23, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location
    Waterfront Park, 36 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    River Fest Music Festival of 2022
    7/23 from 12pm to 6pm
    Newburyport Waterfront Park

    The 20th Annual Riverfront Music Festival is a free show open to the public.  It will take place on the beautiful Waterfront Park in Newburyport, MA overlooking the Merrimack River. Due to the popularity of this event, attendees are encouraged to get there early with blankets & chairs for a day of great live music and family fun!

                                  River Fest Line Up

    Time Artist 
                      12:15 – 1:00 PM FREEVOLT
                        1:30 – 2:30 PM Chad Hollister Band
                        3:00 – 4:00 PM Adam Ezra Group
                        4:30 – 6:00 PM Brett Dennen
July 30, 2022
  • 12:00 AM
    NAA Summer Arts Market
    When
    July 30, 2022
    Location
    Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Art Association 
    Saturday 7/30, time : TBD 

    The Summer Arts Market is returning! The NAA is is seeking artists who wish to sell their work and engage with the community. The Arts Market will be a showcase of unique and handcrafted works for purchase, with the goal of uniting art lovers and art makers!  The NAA is connecting artists and art-lovers with a pop-up market featuring a rotating roster of artists showing and selling their work. This is a great way to Support Local while discovering amazing works of art! 

  • 12:00 AM
    Yankee Homecoming 2022
    When
    July 30, 2022
    Location
    Newburyport, MA, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Yankee Homecoming
    SAVE THE DATE! 
    7/30/22 - 8/7/22

    It's that time of year! Yankee Homecoming 2022 will be back from Saturday, July 30th through Sunday, August 7th! 

    Stay tuned for more details! We will be posting specific events and more details as soon as the information becomes available to us!

  • 10:00 AM
    Newburyport PTO Kitchen Tour
    When
    July 30, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location
    Newburyport
    Description

    20th Annual Newburyport PTO Kitchen Tour & Tasting
    Saturday, 7/30/22 from 10-4 

    The Newburyport Kitchen Tour is celebrating its 19th year of fund raising for the Newburyport Elementary student body, grades k-8. The tour provides a unique opportunity to explore ten private residential kitchens and grounds in historic and picturesque seaside community of Newburyport. Each home showcases the unique talents, innovation and craftsmanship of the best architects, interior designers, and contractors that the Newburyport area has to offer. The tour will feature one-of-a-kind kitchens in a variety of styles from historic homes, state-of-the-art renovations and new construction.

    Purchase Tickets:
    Tickets are $30.  Purchase online and all proceeds benefit the Newburyport public elementary schools, grades pre-k through eight.

  • 10:00 AM
    Yankee- Art on Bartlet Mall
    When
    July 30, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location
    Bartlet Mall, 153 Auburn St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Yankee Homecoming Art on The Bartlet Mall
    Saturday July 30th from 10:00am- 4:00pm 

    Yankee Homecoming Presents Art on The Bartlet Mall. For 40 years there has been Art on The Bartlet Mall painting show the first weekend of Yankee Homecoming. This year 60 artists again will be showing all media of work including a few hand-pulled printing artists. The show is located on The Corner of High Street and Pond Street. The show is free to the public.

    For questions regarding Art on Bartlet Mall contact Margette Leanna at bartletart@yankeehomecoming.com

  • 5:00 PM
    Yankee- Brewfest
    When
    July 30, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location
    Cashman Park, Sally Snyder Way, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    The Yankee Homecoming Brewfest at Cashman Park 
    Saturday July 31st from 5:00-9:00pm
    Location - Cashman Park (No longer the Waterfront Parking Lot)

    The Brewfest will take place rain or shine, under a tent at Cashman Park Newburyport. The tickets will be on sale June 15th. The General Admission costs $45, Non-drinker ticket cost $25. The first 200 guests to enter the event will receive a gift. The fundraiser usually sells out in advance and they do not expect any tickets to be on sale at the gate. A limited number of non-drinker tickets are available and MUST be pre-registered. 

    This event is 21+ and requires a ticket and id for entry. No children or pets will be permitted on site. Please contact brewfest@yankeehomecoming.com with any questions. 
    Please see link below for ticket purchases: 
    https://m.bpt.me/event/5451220

July 31, 2022
  • 12:00 AM
    Yankee Homecoming 2022
    When
    July 31, 2022
    Location
    Newburyport, MA, USA
    Description

    Newburyport Yankee Homecoming
    SAVE THE DATE! 
    7/30/22 - 8/7/22

    It's that time of year! Yankee Homecoming 2022 will be back from Saturday, July 30th through Sunday, August 7th! 

    Stay tuned for more details! We will be posting specific events and more details as soon as the information becomes available to us!

  • 10:00 AM
    Yankee- Art on Bartlet Mall
    When
    July 31, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location
    Bartlet Mall, 153 Auburn St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Description

    Yankee Homecoming Art on The Bartlet Mall
    Sunday July 31st from 10:00am- 4:00pm 

    Yankee Homecoming Presents Art on The Bartlet Mall. For 40 years there has been Art on The Bartlet Mall painting show the first weekend of Yankee Homecoming. This year 60 artists again will be showing all media of work including a few hand-pulled printing artists. The show is located on The Corner of High Street and Pond Street. The show is free to the public.

    For questions regarding Art on Bartlet Mall contact Margette Leanna at bartletart@yankeehomecoming.com

  • 10:30 AM
    Yankee- Beginner Cornhole Tournament
    When
    July 31, 2022 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location
    Description

    Beginner Cornhole Tournament 
    Sunday 7/31, 10:30

    Grab your partner! Teams of two will be competing in a Double Elimination tournament. Cost for entry will be $40 per team, payable at registration on the morning of the tournament. Players may bring their own bags, or can borrow a set from NBPT Cornhole. The tournament will begin promptly at 10:30am.

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Events in Newburyport
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The Newburyport Events Calendar Features Something for Everyone!

There are so many great events in Newburyport that the challenge can often be choosing which ones to attend.  The Greater Newburyport Events Calendar has become a go to destination for fun Newburyport Events.  Rather than having to check multiple calendars, the Newburyport.com Events Calendar is one central place for fun things to do and upcoming events in Newburyport and surrounding towns.

We all love the “foodie” events in Newburyport! The Grand Tasting, is The North Shore Magazine’s premier annual event for folks with an appreciation for fine food and drinks.  For casual fun, don’t miss Chili Fest hosted by the Grog, one of Newburyport’s oldest restaurants.  Enjoy live music while tasting chili from Newburyport’s top restaurants and sampling craft beers and ciders from local and regional brewery’s.

Shopping events in Newburyport are always a good time and very well attended by visitors and locals too, as residents from Newburyport and surrounding towns are very loyal and enjoy supporting our local small business owners.  The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce does an exceptional job of bringing many visitors to Newburyport in October for Witches Night Out and in December for the Holiday Invitation Shopping Nights as well.

When you think of Events in Newburyport, you should think of Yankee Homecoming, a special annual tradition held every summer for 10 days starting the last weekend of July and ending the first weekend in August. The Newburyport Events Calendar is the one place that can help you find all official and unofficial Yankee Homecoming Events.  Newburyport is the home of US Coast Guard.  Take a tour during Yankee Homecoming and maybe even meet Coastie, the Coast Guard Robot!  The Custom House Maritime Museum is responsible for helping locals and visitor enjoy Newburyport’s maritime history.  Make sure you don’t miss the Tall Ship Tours on Memorial Day weekend.

Newburyport is a family fun town featuring many events designed for kids!  The Santa Parade and Pumpkin Lighting are traditions that draw major crowds and the Waterfront Movie Series and Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk are also fun things to do as a family.

If you enjoy Arts & Entertainment make sure to check the Newburyport.com Events Calendar for the Art Walk, the Literary Festival, the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, and Cruisin’ the 50’s.

If you’re a music lover Newburyport and surrounding towns offer concerts ranging from classical music to rock n roll. Enjoy the  Newburyport Choral Society Concerts,  or the Maudslay Center for the Arts Summer Concert Series. the Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts and the Salisbury Beach Concerts and Fireworks draw big crowds of locals and visitors.

There are many events focused around the natural beauty of the Newburyport and the Plum Island.  One of the most popular is Eagle Festival hosted by the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and the Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center.

Residents from Newburyport and surrounding towns appreciate our great community and show loyal support for the many annual fundraising events in Newburyport and surrounding towns including auctions, casino events, road races, fashion shows, concerts and other social events.

Make sure to check the Newburyport Events Calendar for fun Events in Newburyport and surrounding towns!

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