Yankee Homecoming Festival

An honored tradition

Best of Newburyport Event

Yankee Homecoming is a tradition that make our beautiful town unique and gives our families and friends an opportunity to come together and experience so many special events.  This is all possible due to extensive planning and volunteer efforts that start long before Yankee Homecoming festivities take place each year.

Live Music, Artists & New England Chowda

Olde Fashion Sunday

Olde Fashion Sunday

Yankee Homecoming is a week of innovation, talent and energy that fills Newburyport, Massachusetts each summer.

The event brings thousands of new people and ideas to our lovely small city, allowing local vendors, performers, artists and small business owners a chance to shine.

From downtown entertainment, fireworks and more, there is no shortage of family-friendly activities to explore throughout the week, including free waterfront concerts, theatrical performances and a variety food vendors serving the best New England bites.

Whether you’re 1 or 100, a tween or a parent, you’ll create long-lasting memories that keep you smiling until next year.

NOW in partnership with, when you purchase a Newburyport VIP Card you have the opportunity to donate $10 of your purchase to the Yankee Homecoming FIREWORKS display!

When you use your VIP Card Support Local & Shop Small, you’ll also be rewarded with hundreds of privileges from our contributing Best of Newburyportsm Places to Eat, Shop, Stay & Experience. 

So lather on the sunscreen, grab your lawn chair and leave your cares at the door to best experience the Annual Newburyport Yankee Homecoming festival!

Rich With Traditions

This year Yankee Homecoming is excited to help celebrate the 225th Anniversary of the US Coast Guard.  The official Coast Guard birthday is August 4th, 2015.  Make sure to come take a tour of the Coast Guard facility and learn more about our maritime history during Yankee Homecoming week.


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