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    To And From Plum Island

    One mile from the Merrimack River Coast Guard Station, our Sunset Live Cam allows you the perfect view of the Newburyport sky over the Marsh.

    In partnership with Bob Lobster Restaurant, the Sunset Live Cam is positioned to overlook the Atlantic Ocean just before it empties in the Merrimack River.

    You’ll enjoy stellar Newburyport waterfront sunsets and sunrises, as well as a cool views of all the Newburyport boating traffic, including our early morning fishermen casting for a fresh catch, and our kayakers paddling their way to and from Plum Island Beach.

    Now that you have seen our Sunset Live Cam views, make sure to treat yourself to live view from a Bob Lobster picnic table while you enjoy Greater Newburyport’s best fresh local seafood.

    Best of Newburyport VIP Card Deal

    Present your Newburyport VIP Card at Bob Lobster to receive 1 free cup of chowder or ice cream with $15+ purchase and 2 items with $30+ purchase!

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    49 Plum Island Turnpike
    Newbury, MA 01951
    978-465-7100

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    Events in Newburyport
    Feature Stories & Coverage

    Enjoy Newburyport.com stories about upcoming and past events in Newburyport and surrounding towns. Make sure to download the "Newburyport" App for a direct link to the Newburyport Events Calendar.

    Upcoming Newburyport Events

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    Reggae Fest at Newburyport Brewing Company – Live Music & Craft Beer

    The 5th Annual Reggae Fest at Newburyport Brewing Company will take place on Saturday, July 21st from 12 – 7 PM at 4 New Pasture Road. The Reggae Fest at Newburyport Brewing Company will be held rain or shine and all ages are welcome! Pets are welcome, too! The event is a really great opportunity for […]

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    Newburyport Greek Food Festival – Delicious Homemade Food

    Enjoy delicious and authentic Greek food at the Newburyport Greek Food Festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church located at 7 Harris street in Newburyport as they celebrate their 100 Year Anniversary. The Festival will run from 11:30 am – 9 pm on Friday, July 27th and Saturday, July 28th as well as 11:30 am – 4 […]

    High School Battle of the Bands – Yankee Homecoming

    Each year local high school students perform a collection of family-friendly songs for cash, prizes and the opportunity to perform during Yankee Homecoming.

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    Newburyport Kitchen Tour and Tasting – Magnificent Kitchens/Tasty Treats

    The Newburyport Kitchen Tour and Tasting is a chance to enjoy a self-guided tour of exceptionally beautiful Newburyport kitchens while sampling delicious complimentary local fare. The 2018 Kitchen Tour will take place on Saturday, July 28th, from 11 am to 4 pm. The Newburyport Kitchen Tour and Tasting is a benefit for the Newburyport PTO. […]

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    Yankee Homecoming Brewfest

    Get ready for the 2018 Yankee Homecoming Brewfest on July 28, from 5 – 9 pm. Brewfest takes place along the beautiful shoreline of the Merrimack River under a huge tent located next to the Newburyport the boardwalk. Yankee Homecoming Brewfest is the ideal opportunity to satisfy your curiosity about local craft beers, discover some new […]

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    Art on Bartlet Mall – The Premier Yankee Homecoming Art Show

    Come experience Art on Bartlet Mall, Saturday July 28th and Sunday July 29th from 10 AM – 4 PM. In Newburyport on the corner of High Street and Pond Street, the art is exceptional and the setting is picturesque. Art on Bartlet Mall is a Newburyport tradition for the past 35 years. Enjoy works from […]

    Salisbury Beach Concerts and Fireworks

    Salisbury Beach Concerts and Fireworks – Live Music Schedule

    Enjoy beautiful Salisbury Beach concerts and fireworks every Saturday night from 7:30 – 10:30 during the summer.  Just a 10-15 minute drive from Newburyport, Salisbury Beach, plays host to summer-long family fun.

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    Yankee Homecoming Olde Fashioned Sunday – A Classic Family Event

    Are you ready for a day of outdoor fun, games, and entertainment? Get ready for Yankee Homecoming Olde Fashioned Sunday! This year’s event will be held Sunday, July 29th from 10 AM to 4 PM. This is a classic Newburyport family event where children of all ages enjoy a fun and exciting array of activities. […]

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    Yankee Homecoming Road Races – A Newburyport Tradition

    The 59th Annual Yankee Homecoming Road Races hosted by the Newburyport Lion’s Club will be held Tuesday, July 31st 2018. The Yankee Homecoming 10 Mile and 5K races are a wonderful tradition in Newburyport. The 5K race starts at 6 pm and the 10 Mile race starts at 6:10 PM with the start and the […]

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    Kids Day in the Park – An Exchange Club Family Event

    Newburyport’s annual Kids Day in the Park will take place Wednesday, August 1, from 10:00 to 2:00 at Atkinson Common Park, located at 388 High Street. This free event hosted by the Exchange Club of Newburyport, is one of the highlights of Yankee Homecoming week for many kids, featuring all the best stuff from childhood. Kids Day […]

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    Newburyport Slow Bike Race – A Coastal Trails Coalition Event

    Mark your calendar for the 2018 Newburyport Slow Bike Race on Wednesday, August 1st at 6 pm in Brow Square.  The Slow Bike Race is one of many great local fundraising events during Yankee Homecoming week and is hosted by Coastal Trails Coalition.  Funds raised from the event go towards pedestrian and bicycle paths connecting […]

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    Newburyport Bed Racing – A Favorite Event of Locals!

    When is Newburyport Bed Racing? Mark your calendar for the 2018 Newburyport Lion’s Club Bed Races on Thursday, August 2nd at 6 pm on Federal Street in Newburyport. What is Newburyport Bed Racing? It’s a totally fun event during Yankee Homecoming week where folks design and build a bed that is used to race down Federal […]

    Maudslay Arts Center, Newburyport

    Maudslay Arts Center – Concert Schedule

    Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Maudslay State Park, the MAC has an amphitheater with stellar acoustics and a handful of restored buildings to make sure the show goes on, rain or shine. View the Summer Concert Schedule for July and August 2018.

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    Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts – Check the Schedule

    Do you like the idea of relaxing to amazing live music with picturesque water views? Get ready to enjoy some gorgeous Newburyport summer nights featuring awesome live music when you attend the Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concerts. The 2018 concert series runs from Sunday, July 29th through Saturday, August 4th. Check the concert schedule and read […]

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    Circus Smirkus – Pure Excitement in Support of Theater in the Open

    Get your tickets for the 2018 Circus Smirkus performance of Vaudeville in Newbury, MA. There will be four shows: Friday, August 3rd at 1 pm and 6 pm and Saturday, August 4th at 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm.  This exciting event is held under the big top at Spencer Peirce Little Farm and is the largest annual […]

    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 4, 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 music, […]

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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 2018 movie schedule: August 8th, August 15th, August 22nd, and August 29th is the RAIN DATE.

    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 16th from 5 – 8 PM.

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    Riverfront Music Festival

    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.

    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 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.  The rain date is Monday, September 3rd. All are welcome to come and decorate, light and float lanterns on Frog Pond at dusk. […]

    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.

    Past Newburyport Events

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    Americana Rhythm & Roots Festival

    If you’re looking for some great American music in a beautiful setting, check out the Americana Rhythm & Roots Festival at Newburyport’s Waterfront Park on Saturday, July 7 from 3:30 to 8:00 pm. Bring your picnic blanket and experience the Americana Rhythm & Roots Festival for free, or purchase VIP seats for $50 each and […]

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    Newburyport High School Prom – An Annual Tradition

    Newburyport High School Prom is always a time of excitement and fun! It’s a wonderful tradition that students prepare for, weeks in advance. The 2018 Newburyport Senior Prom was held Thursday, May 31st and the festivities started at 5 PM with the annual promenade. The Promenade always takes place at Newburyport High School before the prom […]

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    Spring Fest – Newburyport’s Annual Spring Festival

    Need plans for Memorial Day weekend? Look no further, because Newburyport’s Spring Fest, an annual spring festival guaranteed to entertain the whole family, is where you’ll want to be. Stroll the streets of our coastal town May 27th & 28th from 10 am to 5 pm and enjoy a day filled with delicious food, shopping, and […]

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    Waterfront Music Festival – Newburyport Students Perform

    Saturday, June 9, starting at 11:00 am, pack up your family and picnic blanket and head to Waterfront Park, behind Sea Level Restaurant, for the first annual Waterfront Music Festival where students from all schools in the Newburyport school district will perform music, dance and dramatic pieces through the day.  The district Performing Arts Department […]

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    NAA Auction – Newburyport Art Association Art Auction & Party

    The annual Newburyport Art Association art auction and party will take place in the NAA galleries on Saturday, June 16th from 5:30 – 9:30 pm. The NAA auction is the largest fundraiser of the year and has grown in popularity causing organizers to expand preparations and ticket sales for this fun social event. The NAA auction […]

    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, […]

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    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 […]

    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. […]

    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 […]

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    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.

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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 […]

    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 […]

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    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 […]

    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.

    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, […]

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