Kids & Family

A Community of Family First

The Greater Newburyport Community prioritizes events and activities for kids and family, offering a wide variety of fun things to throughout the year. Check the Newburyport Events Calendar for a wide variety of family focused events in Newburyport and surrounding towns.

Topsfield Fair, Topsfield, MA County Fair

Topsfield Fair – America’s Oldest County Fair Began in 1818

The annual Topsfield Fair is a cherished tradition for many local North Shore families and for fair goers who travel far distances to be part of this amazing fall event
Clark School Summer Camp, North Shore MA

Summer Programs – North Shore Activities Adventures & Trips

Summer programs at the Clark School, offer North Shore kids an opportunity to build their own adventures with a mix of traditional summer activities and exciting field trips. Open to
Theater in the Open

Theater in the Open

Theater in the Open is dedicated to bringing creative and innovative community theater to the cultural landscape of Greater Newburyport. They stage high-quality original productions each year for the enjoyment of the community. And they are dedicated to theater that is free and open to anyone!
Nature School Land & Sea Learning, Newburyport

Nature School Land and Sea Learning at Merrohawke

An opportunity for kids to learn about marine and wildlife, as well as build community relationships all while enjoying nature.
Mini Golf Course at Nunan's, Georgetown

Premier 18 Hole Mini Golf Course for the North Shore

Have you been to Nunan’s lately? Last year, we proudly opened Kallie’s Kones, a full-service ice cream parlor, and Garden Golf, a premier 18-hole, beautifully landscaped mini golf course. Our
Hellcat Boardwalk Trail, Hellcat Interpretative Trail, Parker River, Plum Island, MA

Hellcat Boardwalk Trail also called Hellcat Interpretative Trail – Plum Island 

The Hellcat Boardwalk Trail Trail, often referred to as the Hellcat Interpretative Trail for its planked pathway, is located in Plum Island’s Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. The trail, which
playgrounds in the Newburyport area

Top Eight Playgrounds in the Newburyport Area

We’re lucky to live in an area with more than its fair share of wonderfully designed and maintained playgrounds, including one rated top ten in the state! From relatively small but
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is a historic 231-acre property in Newbury with events and activities for you and your family to enjoy. Much of the land at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is still under active agriculture! Visit the expansive open land and tour the farmhouse to see what life was like in Newbury in the 1690s!
autisim and sensory-friendly, Newburyport MA

Autism- and Sensory-Friendly Events in the Newburyport Area

Looking for autism- and sensory-friendly options for family entertainment? From autism spectrum to sensory processing disorders, there are plenty of reasons why your child might need a little extra consideration
indoor Play Places, Newburyport MA

10 Under $10: Indoor Play Places in the Newburyport Area

No spring fever here – we’ve compiled a list of low-cost local indoor play places to take your young ones to get the wiggles out. Harmony Natural Learning Center in Newbury

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.