Spring Fest – Newburyport’s Annual Spring Festival

By Caitlin Dowling, Newburyport.com Correspondent
Caitlin is a freelance editor/writer and former news producer for CNN. As a local mom of three, her family can be found enjoying all Newburyport has to offer, from strolling downtown to biking the rail trail to swimming at the beach.
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Newburyport’s Spring Fest 2024, is annual spring festival guaranteed to entertain the whole family. Stroll the streets of our coastal North Shore city on May 25th and May 26th from 10 – 4 pm and enjoy a day filled with delicious food, shopping, and entertainment. Check the Newburyport Events Calendar for other local upcoming events and download the, Newburyport App for direct access.

This year’s Spring Fest will be held behind the Firehouse on Waterfront Park. Swing by Waterfront Park both Saturday and Sunday for lots of fun entertainment and performances by local artists on the Waterfront Stage!

Newburyport, already a destination for exceptional restaurants, waterfront views and unique local stores, is a must visit for Spring Fest with the addition of local arts and crafts vendors along the waterfront as well as live entertainment geared toward all ages.

Grab a tasty snack on-the-go or relax at one of the many outdoor cafes like Sea LevelBrine, Paddle Inn and Oregano, to take in the bustle as you dine. Work off all that delicious food strolling the waterfront boardwalk, let the kids blow off some steam at the Inn Street playground, and then treat yourself to some gelato!

From clothing to one of a kind art work to home decor, if you’re looking for a special gift or simply something for yourself, Newburyport’s downtown shops, as well as the local vendors at this Spring festival, are bound to have what you’re looking for. And don’t forgot to take a walk over to the Tannery for even more local shopping.

This year’s Spring Fest is organized and hosted by the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with The Newburyport Arts Collective and Newburyport Art Association. The Chamber continuously works to promote the city and all the great things it has to offer, this event will not disappoint locals and tourists alike. Newburyport.com is a proud media partner to the Chamber and happy to help promote broad awareness of all major community events hosted by the Chamber.

In addition, during Spring Fest, you can purchase the Newburyport VIP Loyalty Card and $10 of your purchase will be donated to the Chamber Beautification Program. The Chamber Beautification Program is responsible for the beautiful hanging flower baskets around town, holiday decor, and other decorations around our beautiful city.

The Newburyport App/VIP Loyalty Card rewards card holders with discounts EACH TIME they make purchases at many Greater Newburyport participating Restaurants and Shops. Purchase one card for $25 or two for $40 and $10 of your purchase will be donated to the Chamber Beautification Program. You can purchase directly through the “Newburyport” App or purchase online. Choose between a Digital VIP Card in the Newburyport App or a Physical VIP Card.

We hope to see you at Spring Fest! If you can’t make it, check out the festivities on our Newburyport.com Live Web Cams.

 

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