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Community Activities

Newburyport is coastal community blessed with natural resources that set the backdrop for amazing family-friendly activities, including festivals, concerts, gallery exhibits, benefits and theatrical performances. Here are a few of our favorites. Please scan through our Community Events Calendar for a more complete list, and don’t forget to Share Your Stories!

Bentley's Customer Appreciation Event 2016, Newburyport Real Estate

Bentley’s Customer Appreciation Event 2016

The Custom House Maritime Museum created the perfect setting for the 1st Annual Bentley’s Customer Appreciation Event.  Over 200 Bentley’s real estate clients were welcomed by an upbeat brass band to get the party started, as they toured the beautiful historic maritime museum.  The party flowed outside on to the back lawn under an extra […]

Best Cocktail Competition Fundraiser

Best Cocktail Competition Fundraiser – Sept 25th

Five local restaurants will compete for Best Cocktail in a fundraising event to be held on September 25th from 2:00-5:00 pm, with the proceeds going to benefit the nonprofit, Pennies for Poverty: 2 Cents 4 Change. Participants will taste samples and vote for their favorite signature best cocktail from local restaurants in the 2016 Newburyport […]

Yankee Homecoming Concert Series B Street Bombers, Newburyport MA

Photos & Videos from Yankee Homecoming Events

Enjoy photos & videos from the following Events: Art on Bartlet Mall, Brewfest, Olde Fashioned Sunday, Waterfront Concerts, Kids Talent Show, Nursing Home Concerts, Veterans Lunch, Yankee King & Queen, Coast Guard Tour, Family Day in Maudslay Park, Fireworks and the Parade.

Things to Do for Families in the Newburyport Area This Summer

Things to Do for Families in the Newburyport Area This Summer

Beaches, playgrounds and parks, ice cream shops, outdoor movie nights, and car shows – there are so many things to do for families in the Newburyport area this summer! Our coastal communities attract thousands of tourists and daytrippers throughout the warmest months, but it’s worth noting that summer is also the time for locals to celebrate […]

Spanish Tall Ship El Galeón, Newburyport MA

Spanish Tall Ship El Galeón Visits Newburyport

Newburyport, MA a city rich with maritime history, is excited to host Spanish Tall Ship El Galeón from May 25th – 30th, and we can thank the Custom House Maritime Museum for helping facilitate this special visit.  The arrival of El Galeón is expected on Wednesday the 25th between 2-3 PM and will be accompanied by […]

Cashman Park Youth Fishing Clinic


Join local families Saturday, May 21st, from 11 AM to 2 PM at Cashman Park in Newburyport for a fun day of fishing!  The rain date is Sunday, May 22nd.  The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MarineFisheries) and the City of Newburyport are sponsoring a youth fishing clinic for children under the age of 18. […]

Newburyport Parks Event May 7th, Mission Oak Grill, Newburyport MA

Support Newburyport Parks Without Breaking A Sweat

Drink wine, taste locally crafted beer, enjoy a variety of hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Mission Oak Grill, listen to live music by Lux, and watch the Kentucky Derby live on a big screen TV. It’s that easy! Come to the Newburyport Parks Taste of Spring event, this Saturday, May 7th from 4:00 to 7:00 […]

Racquet Club Fundraiser, Newburyport MA

Racquet Club is putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraiser April 28th – May 6th

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 […]

Teacher Appreciation Cool School Contest, Newburyport MA

“Local Sponsors Back “Cool Schools” Teacher Appreciation Contest”

When Macaroni Kid Newburyport set about creating the ultimate teacher appreciation event, it was surprisingly easy to secure an impressive lineup of generous local sponsors. Our first-annual “Cool Schools” contest, timed to coincide with Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6, invites parents and community members to vote online daily from April 26-May 9 for their favorite […]

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