May 2017

Exciting events are coming to Newburyport on the holiday weekend.There will be three tall ships sailing back into the Newburyport harbor this Memorial Day weekend. The ships will be docked right behind the Custom House Maritime Museum and will be the highlight of the museum’s Maritime Days, which runs from May 24-29. Those who purchase a ticket will be able to board and tour the ships on the waterfront. There are many different tall ship tours and events occurring at this time. A few events include:

Tall Ships Black Tie Party
Saturday, May 27th 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Breakfast on a Tall Ship
Saturday May 27th – 8:00 to 9:00 am

Little Pirates Morning Event
Monday, May 29th – 8:00 to 9:00 am

To learn more about these events and to purchase tickets please visit the Custom House Maritime Museum website.

The tall ships aren’t the only event taking place. On Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, Newburyport’s annual Spring Festival will kick off. People can enjoy the holiday weekend with live music, art, crafts, fine crafts, activities for kids, and the finest shopping and dining of Newburyport. From jugglers, flash mobs, reptile shows, and live music there is something for everyone at these festivities. For more information about the list of activities and events click here.

With the weather warming up, you’ll be able to take in all Newburyport has to offer. From all the shops and restaurants to its known parks and beaches, there is no shortage of things to do and see! So you’ll want to get out and start exploring.