The Newburyport Yankee Homecoming is a chance for folks to cheer the servers from their favorite Newburyport establishment as they race in a test of skill and speed while carrying a loaded tray. Check out participating restaurant's coupons/incentives for the week! Join the fun following the race for the Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concert!
Newburyport Yankee Homecoming
Display performed and partially sponsored by Atlas. Co-sponsored by various local merchants, banks and the citizens of Newburyport*. Bring your blanket or chair, sit and relax, listen to the concert and get ready for the oohs and aahhhs. A spectacular fireworks display is being planned for your enjoyment. Come early and enjoy the evening!
The Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concert Series invites you to enjoy the 215th Army Band perform its complete ensemble at Waterfront Park, Newburyport! The 215th Army Band of the Massachusetts Army National Guard remains one of the nation’s finest military bands. For more than 60 years, the band has performed throughout New England and the world, bringing the Army’s fine musical traditions and goodwill to thousands of listeners.
The Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concert Series invites you to enjoy Beatles music by the sea with Beatlejuice! BEATLEJUICE doesn’t mimic the Beatles, they honor them! Widely recognized as the finest interpreters of Lennon & McCartney, Beatlejuice combines wonderful vocals, great musicianship and true respect for their heroes. Playing special tribute to the late Brad Delp will be friends Mike Girard and Joe Holaday (Newburyport’s own) of “The Fools” along with Jim Rogers, Buddy Bernard, Steve Baker, John Muzzy and Bob Squires. This will be an evening of celebration, love and remembrance and the greatest rock ‘n roll music ever written!
The Newbuyrport Yankee Homecoming Bed Race is an annual event in Newburyport hosted by the Lions Club of Newburyport. The race is a ¼ mile team sprint down Federal Street to the finish line. Each team consists of 3 pushers, 2 pullers and a 'sleeper', and the goal is to get to the finish line with the bed and sleeper in the fastest time! This is a fun event for the community and always draws a big crowd. Come cheer on your favorite team, or just watch the fun! Funds raised will go to Lions Club charities.
The tradition continues in 2023. We will be back to offering both the 5K and 10 mile distances this year. Join us on Tuesday, August 1st as we celebrate the 63nd year of the Yankee Homecoming Race. Imagine a beautiful Summer evening in the bucolic seaport town of Newburyport, MA. Thousands of runners will enjoy our breathtaking 5K and 10 Miles courses along the ocean, through the bustling downtown and charming New England neighborhoods.
The Yankee Homecoming Craft Show (Formerly Market Square Day) features is a juried craft show offering unique, high quality, handmade items from artisans across New England. Enjoy the free entertainment while you shop in historical Newburyport.
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.
For 42 years there has been the Art on Bartlet Mall painting show the first weekend of Yankee Homecoming. This year 60 artists again will be showing all media of work including a few hand-pulled printing artists. The artists are from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and even New Jersey. There are award winners in over half of the participants.
Annual Greek Food Festival with a drive-thru twist! Enjoy assorted Greek Foods and Pastries such as Gyro, Lamb Shanks, Lamb and Chicken and Lamb Souvlaki (Kabobs), Spinach Pie, Pastichio, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Baklava, Koulourakia, Kourambiethes and Much, Much More! Pre-Order your favorite Greek food TODAY and pick it up during festival times to enjoy at home or your favorite summertime picnic location! Selections are limited so plan ahead and place your order TODAY!!
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