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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!

Firehouse Center for the Arts, New Works Festival

New Works Festival

The Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport, MA presents the New Works Festival featuring talented New England playwrights, directors, and actors.

Spring Consignment Sale | Greater Newburyport Mothers & Families Club

Greater Newburyport Spring, Summer Consignment Sale

The Greater Newburyport Mothers & Families Club will host a Spring Consignment Sale at the Salvation Army featuring gently used Spring & Summer items.


Great Chef’s Night 2015

Hosted by Anna Jacques Aid Association, area businesses donate raffle prizes & local chefs share great food to benefit patient care at Anna Jaques Hospital.

Compass Rose Inn Cooking Classes - New England Brunch

Compass Rose Inn Cooking Classes

Compass Rose Inn Cooking Classes feature farm-to-table chefs who share professional tips and recipes while you create amazing New England inspired dishes.

Winter Carnival in Newburyport, MA

Newburyport Winter Carnival Cancelled

The Newburyport Winter Carnival is held each year at The Bartlett Mall in Newburyport, MA. Enjoy sledding, hayrides, games and ice skating on the Frog Pond. Volunteers, donations welcome.

Chamber Holiday Mixer - 2014

Young Professionals with a Purpose

Coordinated by the Newburyport Chamber, Young Professionals with a Purpose (YPP) is a North Shore Networking Group that brings area business owners together while helping local charities.

2015 Old Newbury Bonfire

Old Newbury Bonfire

The 5th Annual Old Newbury Bonfire & Christmas Tree Burn at Tendercrop Farm honors the original purchase of Newbury, MA in 1701 and benefits the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department.

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.