Yankee Homecoming Family Day Free Family Fun

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Family Day 2023 is a Yankee Homecoming tradition for many families. This popular event will be held at the Nock Middle School on Saturday, August 6th from 10 am – 2 pm.  It’s easy to see the appeal! Enjoy free games, crafts, live music, and discover new activities and organizations that support families within the community.

Check out all the booths with free fun activities. Opportunity Works Serving up hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, and cold drinks. At the main stage don’t miss Marsha and the Positrons as they play fun, clever songs about science
and how the world works with positive social messages!

Family Day 2023 Activities & Participating Businesses/Organizations:

Public Service AreaYankee Homecoming Family Day in Maudslay Park, Newburyport MA
Newburyport Fire Department
Cataldo Ambulance Tango-2, the large support vehicle for major incidents
Essex County Sheriff -Touch a Truck and K9 Department

Food provided by Opportunity Works
hamburgers, hotdogs and Soda’s. Stop by for a bite to eat
and help support another Newburyport non-profit!

Petting Zoo
Stop by to see our petting zoo by New England Party Animals including:
quail, bunnies, guinea pigs, hamster, chicks, ducklings, goats and lambs

Business and organization booths

Marsha and the Positrons
Marsha and the Positrons play fun, clever songs about science
and how the world works with positive social messages!Yankee Homecoming Family Day in Maudslay Park, Newburyport MA

McNeilly Ems Educators – Learn CPR & Coloring
Small Strides Physical Therapy – Gross Motor Obstacle Course
The Mom Comm – family workout first thing, or a kids yoga
Relief Parenting – Scavenger Hunt
Little Miss Massachusetts East Coast USA – build your own crown and wand
The Dojo – demonstrations
GNOCA group – nail painting in teal
Kin Fitness – fitness activities
The Nook – Sensory and Water play
North Shore Nature Program – live local animals, native artifacts, scavenger hunt
PJC Ecological – activity TBD
Seacoast Youth Sports – Activity TBD
Kelsey’s Studio of Dance – Activity TBD
North Shore Children’s Museum – Coloring Pages and Connect 4
North Shore Swim Club – Water Balloon Bullseye
Nourishing the Northshore – Distributing seeds
Starshine Twirling Team – Baton Twirling
The Salvation Army – Connect 4 and Skee Ball
Healthy Kids Running Series – Coloring Bracelets and Race Bibs
The Friends of the Newburyport Library – Superhero tattoos and stickers
Learning Tree Preschool – Watercolor painting
Buildwave – Building activity with Legos, PlusPlus and more
Creative Photo Rescue – Interactive photo/craft
The Newburyport Public Library Childrens Room – Giant games of checkers and twister
Seacoast Youth Sports Inc – Football Toss
Turco Legal PC – Gardening
Girl Scouts – Making friendship bracelets and Girl Scout Swaps
Kadee’s Tumbleweed School of Dance – Learn dance combo’s
High Perception Hoops – Basketball activity
PDP Travel/V Plans Vacation – Roll the Dice Activity

If you enjoy dining and shopping in our local community, you can support the Yankee Homecoming Firworks by purchasing or renewing your Newburyport App and VIP Card. The VIP Program allows you to enjoy discounts at 180 restaurants and shops in the Greater Newburyport community and $10 of each purchase or renewal can be donated to the Yankee Homecoming Fireworks Fund.

If you don’t already have the Newburyport App, just type the word “Newburyport” in the App Store or Play Store or use the links below from your mobile device.

Apple/App Store: Download “Newburyport” for iOS/Apple

Android/Play Store: Download “Newburyport” for Android/Google