Newburyport - A Destination for Events

You’ve come to the right place to find events and things to do in Greater Newburyport! No matter the weather or the season ― and no matter how you like to roll ― the Greater Newburyport area has something waiting for you all year long. Things to do and take in in the Newburyport area range from the refined to the obscure, including: bird watching, people watching, live music, art shows, home and garden tours, cemetery tours, wine tastings, cooking classes, road races, bed races, historic lectures, theatre, craft fairs, car shows, book signings, and corporate challenges. There are also many happenings connected to popular annual Newburyport area events like the free Newburyport SpringFest and the Waterfront Movie Series. Yankee Homecoming events and fireworks, the Newburyport Literary and Documentary Film Festivals, the Merrimack River Bald Eagle Festival, tree lighting and Invitation Nights around the Holidays, as well as the nearby Festival of Trees in Salisbury, MA.

Whether you’re planning a day trip to downtown Newburyport, or an overnight stay to explore the Greater Newburyport area, use our Events Calendar to find all the things to do here. During your research, don’t forget to click around our website for ideas on shopping, where to stay, and the best Newburyport, Amesbury, Salisbury, and Plum Island restaurants!

Annual Events

Chamber Pot Raffle

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Win Cash in Our Largest Fundraising Event of the Year

Annual Meeting

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Join Us for the Changing of Board Members and Large Awards Presentation

Spring Invitation Night

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Shop & Dine in Newburyport Extended Hours

Spring Fest

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Explore downtown shops as well as craft vendor booths!

Golf Tournament

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Annual Golf Tournament Held at Ferncroft Country Club

Yeat Meetup Corporate Challenge

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Compete With Your Team in our Field Day Style Event

Waterfront Movie Series

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Join us Wednesday Nights for Movies on the Waterfront

Cruisin’ The ’50s

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Annual Classic Car Show in Downtown Newburyport

Newburyport Restaurant Week

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5-days Highlighting Extraordinary Culinary Destinations!

Fall Fest

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Explore downtown shops as well as craft vendor booths!

Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

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Welcome Mr. & Mrs. Claus During our Parade and Tree Lighting.

Invitation Nights

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Enjoy live entertainment and merchant hospitality while shopping for everyone on your list!

Santa’s Workshop

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Meet Santa, Share Your Wish List, and Take a Photo With Mr. Claus!