Connect:

Hot Spot for Boat & People Watching

Merrimack River South Live Cam

 

Best of NewburyportSM Experts

Merrimack River South Live CAM Offers Best View of Newburyport

Check out our Merrimack River South Live CAM!  In partnership with, VASA Waterfront Kitchen & Bar & The Inn At Rings IslandNewburyport.com broadcasts live views from our Merrimack River South Live CAM.  Enjoy the beauty of the river and maybe catch your friends out for a fun boat trip!

The Greater Newburyport Community is excited to welcome two great new businesses: Vasa Waterfront Kitchen & Bar and The Inn at Rings Island.  Watch the boat traffic and experience the best view of Historic Newburyport while indulging at the Oyster Bar and sipping your favorite drink.  VASA Waterfront Kitchen & Bar, located on Ring Island is the perfect place to Relax and enjoy the sunset and delicious modern American cuisine and fresh seafood.  VASA is open year round providing stunning views of Newburyport and fun lively atmosphere on a cold Winter night and on a beautiful Summer day.

Are you looking to host a private event?  VASA can accommodate groups of up to 80 people in the function rooms, with a walk out deck featuring beautiful views of the Merrimack River.  With the the Inn At Rings Island, this can be the perfect place to host weddings, corporate functions or any special occasion.  The Inn At Rings Island is a wonderful addition to Greater Newburyport lodging with 14 rooms and 4 elegant suites.

VASA Waterfront Kitchen & Bar, Salisbury MA

Vasa Waterfront Kitchen & Bar

175 Bridge Road
Salisbury, MA 01952
(978) 358-1700

Inn At Rings Island, Salisbury MA

The Inn at Rings Island

175 Bridge Road
Salisbury, MA 01952
(978) 358-1800

Newburyport Events

Mark your calendar for these standout events and acvities that highlight the beauty of our town.

Upcoming Events

Newburyport Choral Society Spring Concert Harmony

Mozart’s Harmony – Newburyport Choral Society Spring Concert

Enjoy a beautiful musical journey and get tickets to Harmony, the Newburyport Choral Society Spring Concert. The Newburyport Choral Society (NCS) will perform a newer version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved Requiem as well as music by the Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka on Saturday, May 5th at 8 pm and Sunday May 6th at 4 pm at Belleville Congregational Church, […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk – Experience & Explore Magical Fairy Houses

Put on your best and brightest wings, sprinkle a little fairy dust and head to the fourth annual Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk for a magical stroll through the woods to search for nearly 200 fairy houses. Mark your calendars for April 28th and 29th from 10 am to 3 pm for this whimsical event at Pettengill Farm, 45 […]

Spring Open House, Nunan's Georgetown

Nunan’s Florist & Greenhouses Spring Open House

Nunan’s Florist & Greenhouses, located at 269 Central Street in Georgetown, is hosting our 2018 Spring Open House Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 21-22, with classes and events for the entire family. We will also be hosting various activities in honor of Earth Day. Bring the whole family and help us kick off the Spring season. […]

Monte Carlo Night, NEF Newburyport

Win Big at NEF’s Monte Carlo Night in Newburyport

 Get ready for Monte Carlo Night 2018, scheduled for Friday, April 27th from 6-11 PM. This amazing night of fun hosted by the Newburyport Education Foundation, helps provide substantial funding for key educational projects within our local schools. Whether you’re hitting the Blackjack tables, rolling the dice at Craps, spinning the Roulette wheel or going […]

Newburyport ArtWalk

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. The ArtWalk is held four times each year. Mark your calendar for the following 2018 dates: April 21st, June 23rd, August 18th and November 3rd.

Maritime Tea Events, Newburyport

Royal Treatment @ The Maritime Tea Events

Be treated like Lord and Lady Grantham by attending a Maritime Tea Wednesday event at the Custom House Maritime Museum. Did you enjoy the last six years of Downton Abbey? Are you feeling a bit less complete now that it is finished? Well, you only need to attend one of the Maritime Tea Wednesday events […]

Past Events

Bike Swap and Used Bikes Sale, Riverside Newburyport

Riverside Community Bike Swap – Buy or Sell Used Bikes

Make sure to visit Riverside Cycle on Sunday, April 15th from 10 AM – 2 PM for the annual community bike swap, hosted by the locally based Pan Mass Challenge Team, The Riverside Rockets. This is an amazing opportunity to pick up used bikes at very reasonable prices, and your helping to support an important cause. […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Greater Newburyport Spring, Summer Consignment Sale

Organized by the Greater Newburyport Mothers & 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, April 7th from 9 AM – 2 PM and Sunday the 8th from 9 AM – 12 PM at the West Newbury Town Annex.

Featured Video Play Icon

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

Reserve your tickets now for the 2018 North Shore Magazine Grand Tasting, Thursday, March 29th from 7-10 PM at Blue Ocean Event Center. Doors open at 6:30 for VIP ticket holders. What is the Grand Tasting? Celebrity chefs, exquisite wines and tantalizing tastes from the region’s top restaurants and gourmet food and wine shops, come together for […]

Pettengill House Fundraiser, Salisbury MA

Pettengill House Fundraiser – Have a Blast Supporting Local!

For four hours Saturday, March 24, Salisbury Beach’s Blue Ocean Music Hall will be rocking as it hosts the annual Pettengill House fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m. With music from the Thomas Machine Works Band and Low Ex, this year’s theme is Pony Up For The Pettengill. This year’s Pettengill House fundraiser  is being […]

Featured Video Play Icon

It’s Time For The Annual AOH Father Daughter Dance

For a few hours, Newburyport City Hall will be bustling with smiling and screaming daughters and their dads as the annual semi-formal Ancient Order of Hibernians Father Daughter Dance returns. Tickets are $25 each with proceeds to the March 23rd event going to the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center of Newburyport and Amesbury. Subtitled “A Chuisle Mo […]

Eagle Festival, Newburyport MA

Annual Merrimack River Eagle Festival Flies High This Month

Wings will be spread and thousands of curious eyes will be wide open during this year’s Merrimack River Eagle Festival held Saturday, Feb. 17, in Newburyport and Amesbury. The annual Eagle Festival, which welcomes back bald eagles to the region, is co-sponsored by the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Old Newbury Bonfire 2018

Don’t miss the 7th 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 20th, 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 19th at either of the two Newbury Fire Department locations.

NAA Holiday Gift Show & Sale

Find Hidden Gems at the Newburyport Art Association Holiday Gift Show & Sale

For many years now, the Newburyport Art Association (NAA) has been hosting its annual Holiday Gift Show & Sale to offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase original artwork as holiday gifts and support NAA artist members. At this year’s sale, find  2-D artworks (framed and unframed) and 3-D items (fine crafts, jewelry, textiles, etc.), plus cards, […]

local menorah lightings

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 sunset on Tuesday, December 12. Newburyport’s Congregation Ahavas Achim will light up its signature 6-foot-tall electric menorah in historic Market Square at 6 PM on December […]

Custom House Invitation Night Open House

Invitation Night – Get Your Free VIP Card at the Custom House

Shopping local on Newburyport Invitation Night? Make the Custom House Maritime Museum your very first stop of the night and pick up a free local discount card that you can use at 180 local shops and restaurants – valid now through December 31! Invitation Nights are typically scheduled on the first two Friday evenings in December, when downtown retailers stay […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Newburyport Choral Society’s Holiday Concert a Sellout Event

The Newburyport Choral Society (NCS) delivers a knockout annual holiday concert, but buy your tickets early – the pair of performances typically sell out days before the chorus sings a single note. This year’s concerts will take place at Belleville Congregational Church on Saturday, December 9, at 8 PM and Sunday, December 10, at 2:30 […]

Seaside Ice

Seaside Ice

Seaside Ice offers a winter family activity that’s fun, affordable, and active! Visit the indoor rink at Blue Ocean Event Center in Salisbury for winter wonderland skating – just $5 per person, including skate rental. Glide around the indoor artificial ice rink as you skate to festive music, surrounded by sparkling snowflakes, mirror balls, and breathtaking views of the ocean. No hats, gloves, or jackets required.

Featured Video Play Icon

Newburyport Santa Parade and Tree Lighting Kicks off Holiday Season

The annual Newburyport Santa Parade & Tree Lighting offers all the holiday cheer that’s to be expected of a downtown yuletide celebration – but there’s a twist: In this most nautical of cities, Santa arrives by boat. Honoring the Clipper City’s heritage as the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard, Santa makes his first local […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Invitation Nights Draw Crowds for Local Holiday Shopping

Newburyport-area residents seeking the ultimate holiday shopping experience tend to bypass the malls in favor of Invitation Nights – a series of shop-local events in which downtown retailers stay open late and spread the holiday cheer by offering discounts and light refreshments. Traditionally held in the first half of December, these Invitation Nights draw spirited crowds as […]

Sea Festival of Trees 2014

Sea Festival of Trees

The Sea Festival of Trees at Blue Ocean Event Center in Salisbury is a 15-day long holiday event with tree lightings, gift shopping, games for kids & Santa! Proceeds benefit Anna Jaques Hospital. For just $5 per person, visitors walk through a maze of beautifully decorated 4 foot to 10 foot-high artificial trees decorated with a breathtaking array of holiday colors and more than 75,000 twinkling lights.

Newburyport Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner

Newburyport Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner Serves Local Families

The Newburyport Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner is once again offering local families a free all-the-trimmings meal in a traditional holiday atmosphere. All are welcome to this one-seating dinner, which will be served on Thanksgiving Day at 12:30 PM at the Newburyport Senior Center (331 High Street, in front of the Bresnahan Elementary School). The menu will consist of Turkey, […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Halloween Events in Newburyport

There are so many great Halloween events in Newburyport and the decorations go up each year at the annual Fall Harvest Festival which is hosted by the Greater Newburyport Chamber and features live entertainment, food vendors and all sorts of shopping.  The lampposts are decorated with very creative scarecrows that are sponsored by many of […]

Featured Video Play Icon

Annual Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Fest Hosted by The Grog

On Saturday, October 7, 2017 The Grog Restaurant’s 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Fest will be held from 12 noon to 4 pm under the tent at The Tannery Marketplace, 50 water Street in Newburyport. This great event begun as a chili cook-off and held for six years in The Grog’s parking lot, and has […]

Skip to toolbar