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Essex Street Inn
7 Essex Street
Newburyport, Massachusetts, 01950, United States
(978) 465-3148

Spring and Summer Events

Spring
Newburyport Literary Festival:

Held every year the last weekend in April since 2006, the Newburyport Literary Festival was started as an effort to increase the cities interest in reading and literary arts. Many local authors are invited to sign their books and chat. School children create projects to show to an author that may visit there school. Among the authors that regularly visit are Andre Dubus III and Tess Gerritsen.
for more information.... Newburyport Literary Festival

Spring Invitation Nights:
Held the first two Friday nights in May . Downtown Newburyport The Tannery invite you to join us for Newburyport’s Spring Invitation Nights and jump start the spring season in style! Enjoy merchant hospitality, light refreshments and an opportunity to find a perfect gift for Mom, your favorite graduate, or yourself!
For more information.... Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

Summer
Yankee Homecoming:

Newburyport's “Yankee Homecoming” is the second oldest homecoming festival in the United States. This annual Newburyport tradition was the brain child of Jack Frost in 1930, but did not come in fruition until 1958. An eight day celebration with over 200 events that brings additional tourists to Newburyport to experience the historic, scenic, and cultural offerings to life in the city.
for more information.... Yankee Homecoming


Waterfront Concert Series:
Held Friday evenings at Waterfront park in downtown Newburyport, these free concerts are presented by the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Arthur S. Page Insurance Company.
For more information.... Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

Fall and Winter Events

Fall

Newburyport Film Festival:
The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival is presented by The Newburyport Film Society. The Newburyport Film Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival and a wide range of film experiences to audiences on the seacoast.
The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival takes place at various locations in historic downtown Newburyport, including, The Screening Room and The Firehouse Center for the Arts.
For more information....Newburyport Documentary Film Festival


The Wedding Event:
Meet the area’s most celebrated and sought after wedding professionals. all dedicated to catering to local and destination couples alike. Enjoy signature cocktails, delectable food & desserts samples, raffles, favor bags, and the latest bridal fashions!
For more information.... Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

Winter

Holiday Invitation nights:
A holiday tradition in Downtown Newburyport, held the first 2 Friday nights in December. Sponsored by the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The Newburyport Holiday Invitation Nights offer you the chance to enjoy merchant hospitality, live entertainment, fabulous shopping and dining -and of course the spirit of the holidays – in beautiful and festive downtown Newburyport and The Tannery!
For more information.... Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

Newburyport Eagle Festival:
Did you know that it takes four to five years for bald eagles to get their white heads? That the average wingspan for a bald eagle is almost seven feet? That female bald eagles are larger than males? That bald eagles are kleptoparasites; meaning that sometimes they steal food from other birds?
There are all kinds of interesting facts to learn about bald eagles, and the Merrimack River Eagle Festival is the place to ask the questions and get the answers.
For more information.... Merrimack River Eagle Festival