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 2nd 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.
Thanks to sponsors 92.5 The River and The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce for organizing this exceptional live entertainment for the everyone to enjoy.
12:00 – 12:45 PM TBD – Winner of the Summer Fun Tour Contest
1:15 – 2:00 PM Leeroy Staccer
2:30 – 3:15 PM The Marcus King Band
3:30 – 4:30 PM Chris Trapper
5:00 – 6:30 PM They Might Be Giants
Date: Saturday, September 2, 2017
Time: 12 – 7 PM
Location: Waterfront Park: 39 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.
The Maritime heritage in Newburyport runs deep and The Custom House Maritime Museum is the ultimate destination for all residents and visitors with a curiosity about Newburyport's rich maritime history. Come hear stories of local families, their voyages and see model clipper ships and displays of famous shipwrecks.
Maudslay State Park features breathtaking 19th century gardens, carriage roads and walking trails, stunning fields and meadows as well as stone arch bridges and a flowering reflection pond. If you appreciate history and the outdoors, a trip to Maudslay State Park is a must. Enjoy miles of hiking and walking trails and join the equestrian group if you enjoy horse back riding.
Newburyport Waterfront Park is positioned in the center of downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts.A perfect green space, Waterfront Park has a great boardwalk that runs along the Merrimack River and plenty of benches to stop and enjoy the waterfront views and boating activity.