Fair in the Square is a time- honored tradition celebrating each other and showcasing our charming town. Come shop local vendors and makers offering a wide variety of goods from local honey and bee related products to jewelry to facepainting to artists and more!
Maritime Gloucester invites participants to pull up dock lines on the pier and see what marine creatures we can find! Using magnifying glasses, microscopes, and identification cards, we’ll discover as many marine invasive critters as we can. After investigating the dock, we encourage families to explore the Maritime Gloucester Campus, including the Seapocket Aquarium, the Marine Science & Education Center, and Gorton’s Seafood Gallery of Maritime Heritage in Gloucester, all free of charge.
The Gloucester Schooner Festival is a wonderful celebration of Gloucester's fishing and maritime history during labor day weekend. This year's festival, hosted by Maritime Gloucester, is Gloucester’s major marine event, with participating vessels coming from ports along the Eastern seaboard and beyond. There will be both large and small vessels—ranging from 19 feet to over 100 feet in length. You will see new boats and old boats, from newly built (Ardelle - launched 2011) to over 100 years old!
Free Event! There's plenty to do including a Trunk or Treat, Pumpkin Carving, Music, Crafts and more! Make sure to wear your costumes!!! Carved Pumpkins will be lit around Weaver Pond @ 6pm
Merrimac Old Home Days is a family-friendly weekend celebrating the town of Merrimac, MA! Enjoy an outdoor movie, bonfire, beer garden, games, music, sports, crafts and food; there is something for everyone!
Olde Fashioned Sunday in Downtown Newburyport will be a great day to remember the beginnings of our Yankee Homecoming celebrations. Olde Fashion Sunday on July 31st will be a great day to remember the beginning of our Yankee Homecoming celebration. We can enjoy some “new” events to help make future memories for the current younger generations as the past has given some of us the “good ole’ days” to remember.
Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Kid's Day in the Park in hosted by the Newburyport Exchange Club. Activities are free and include:
The Gloucester Fireworks were postponed from July 3, 2023 due to weather concerns. The Horribles parade was held as scheduled. The fireworks and concert on the boulevard are happening on Stacey Boulevard on July 8, celebrating not only independence day, but Gloucester's 400th Anniversary!
Postponed until July 5th! Lynn's Fireworks Display Begins at 9 PM from Red Rock Park. Prior to the Fireworks, there will be a live music perform starting at 7pm. Lynn Shore Drive and Surrounding Streets Will begin at 6PM and remain closed until after the show. Parking restrictions go into effect at 3PM. The best viewing is usually along Lynn Shore Drive and the Humphrey Street area in Swampscott. There will be a concert from 7pm til 9pm in the park.
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