Riverfront Music Festival
Free Labor Day Weekend Concerts on the Newburyport Waterfront
No Tickets Needed for this
Mark your calendar for the 17th Annual Riverfront Music Festival in downtown Newburyport, MA on Saturday, September 1st from 12 -7 PM. Thousands will gather at Waterfront Park to listen to amazing free concerts.
From 12 p.m. until after the sun set, crowds will line Waterfront Park, the Boardwalk and boats on the Merrimack River while food vendors and street performers also grab attention in historic Market Square. Folks can also visit the Beer Tent if they are 21 years of age or older.
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018
Time: 12 – 7 PM
Location: Waterfront Park: 36 Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA
Parking: Satellite parking will be available at two locations:
Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport (no cost to park)
Newburyport Commuter Rail Station, 25 Boston Way – Lot A (off Parker Street) in Newburyport ($4 fee to park for the day)
The shuttle will drop off downtown at the Greater Boston Running Company which is at 27 Water Street. Continuous loop every half hour (30 mins) starting from Commuter Rail station Lot A, Nock to Downtown.
Special Details: FREE event on the lawns of Waterfront Park. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket to enjoy amazing musical performances. Please do not set up your blankets, chairs, etc. in the park before 9:00 am. Thank you.
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