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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

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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

Great Chefs' Night, Anna Jaques, Newburyport MA

Great Chefs’ Night 2018

Hosted by the Anna Jaques Aid Association to benefit patient care at Anna Jaques Hospital, Great Chefs’ Night has been declared the “Party of the Year.”Held at the Blue Ocean Events Center in Salisbury, MA on March 9, 2018, come experience Great Chefs’, the 2018 premier fundraiser.

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.

Past Events

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

American Music & Harvest Festival, Newbury MA

American Music & Harvest Festival

Mark your calendar for the 2017 American Music & Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 30th from 10 AM – 7 PM. This family friendly event is hosted by the Newburyport Education Foundation (NEF) at Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm in Newbury, MA.

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Greater Newburyport Fall and Winter Baby and Kids Consignment Sale

The Greater Newburyport Fall and Winter Baby and Kids Consignment Sale is an amazing opportunity to find gently used items at very reasonable price points. This semi annual sale has become so popular that it is now a two day event. This year’s sale will be held on Saturday, September 16th from 9 AM – […]

Newburyport Lantern Festival, Newburyport MA

Newburyport Lantern Festival Supporting Ovarian Cancer Awareness

In observance of National Ovarian Cancer Month, Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness (GNOCA) will present its seventh annual Newburyport Lantern Festival, at Bartlet Mall, on September 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.  All are welcome to come and decorate, light and float lanterns on Frog Pond at dusk. This well attended ceremony is in the […]

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Riverfront Music Festival

Mark your calendar for the 17th Annual Riverfront Music Festival in downtown Newburyport, MA on Saturday, September 2nd from 12 -7 PM.  Thousands will gather at Waterfront Park to listen to amazing free concerts.

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 5th annual Cruisin’ the 50’s event will be held on Thursday, August 17th from 5 – 8 PM.

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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 2017 movie schedule: August 9th: Finding Dory, August 16th: Moana, August 23rd: Beauty & the Beast, August 30th: RAIN DATE.

Family Day at Maudslay State Park, Newburyport

Family Day at Maudslay State Park – Free Family Fun

Enjoy Family Day at Maudslay State Park, a free family event during Yankee Homecoming Week in Newburyport! The event takes place Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Family Day at Maudslay State Park is a Yankee Homecoming tradition for many families.  It’s easy to see the appeal! Enjoy free games, crafts, live […]

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, and run from June through October. The 2017 walking tours were a big success. Please check back in the Spring for the 2018 schedule or visit plumislandoutdoors.org The 90-minute walking tours, start at North Point’s Plum Island Lighthouse go down to the south jetty […]

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