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Community Activities

Newburyport is coastal community blessed with natural resources that set the backdrop for amazing family-friendly activities, including festivals, concerts, gallery exhibits, benefits and theatrical performances. Here are a few of our favorites. Please scan through our Community Events Calendar for a more complete list, and don’t forget to Share Your Stories!

Anna Jaques Hospital Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Anna Jaques Hospital Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is a Newburyport tradition to honor loved ones, and help raise funds for the hospital.

Sea Festival of Trees, Salisbury, Massachusetts

Sea Festival of Trees

The Sea Festival of Trees is a 15-day long holiday event with tree lightings, gift shopping, games for kids & Santa! Proceeds benefit Anna Jaques Hospital.


Newburyport 250th Anniversary

Newburyport’s future is anchored on the pasts of Privateers, Captains and Clammers. 2014 now marks the Newburyport 250th Anniversary celebrated through various benefits, art exhibits and a rockin’ Clambake on Plum Island Beach.

Newburyport ArtWalk

Newburyport ArtWalk

The Newburyport ArtWalk is a local event where area artists showcase their talent at various galleries throughout downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts area.


Tendercrop Farm Field Tours

Tendercrop Farm Field Tours educate kids on how food goes from the farm to the table. Kids also meet Farm Friends like baby chicks and pigs.

Taste Newburyport Tour includes 10 Center Restaurant in Newburyport - Places to Eat & Drink in Newburyport, MA

Taste Newburyport

Sample cheese, chocolate and more from local Newburyport restaurants and specialty shops on this guided food tour.

Newburyport Happenings - Surfside Live at Salisbury Beach

Surfside Live

Beachfront Concerts & Fireworks
Saturday nights throughout the summer
Salisbury Beach

newburyport Waterfront Movies

Waterfront Movies

Voted Best in Family Entertainment
Select dates in August at sunset
Newburyort’s Waterfront Park