In between the BBQs, and trips to the beach, don't miss these
sweet spots to check out in Greater Newburyport!
Mill River Winery
Mill River Winery is celebrating its SIX Year Anniversary in August - Join the fun! See our Facebook page and website for additional details and summer hours.
Fri. August 4 (5:00-7:00pm): Saintly Cider Tasting
Fri. August 11 (5:30-8:00pm): LIVE MUSIC with Gerard Magnarelli! And
Sat. August 26 - Sun. August 27 (1:00 - 5:00pm): Mill River Winery's SIXTH Anniversary Celebration! Complimentary samples of our hyper-local wine, Nancy's Cannon, live entertainment, festivities, and FUN!
Join us every Friday night for our Friday Night Wine Down. Wine sold by the glass 4-7pm.
Questions? Call us at
Essex Street Inn
The Essex Street Inn is a charming, historic Inn nestled on a tree-lined street in the heart of downtown Newburyport. It's the perfect place to stay for your summer visit to the port city.
Guests are just a short walk from the waterfront and all things summer in the area including Newburyport's Annual Yankee Homecoming and a fun bike ride away from Plum Island. With countless shops, restaurants, and other activities, there is much to see and explore for the last month of summer, and the Essex Street Inn is ready to accommodate you!
Come on into the Grog for some great food, music and sprits. Our summer menu offers a great selection including lobster rolls, ahi tuna, dry rubbed ribs and so much more.
We have a great live music lineup for August "Downstairs at the Grog"
3 - Soul Robot (Rock/Funk/Alternative)
4 - Joppa Flatts (Classic Rock/Pop)
5 - Reggaetones (Reggae)
6 - James Montgomery (Blues)
10 - Karaoke
11 - Evan Goodrow Band (Rock/Pop)
12 - Erones presents Hip Hop Night (Hip Hop/Dance)
13 - R&B Royalty (Blues)
17 - Karaoke
18 - Freevolt (Reggae/Pop/Rock)
19 - Live Dead (Grateful Dead Cover Band)
20 - Tim Gartland (Blues)
25 - Donktet (R&B/Pop/Jazz)
26 - Cold Engines (Pop/Rock)
27 - Diane Blue (Blues)
Every Sunday features Parker Wheeler and Friends (Blues).
Everyone meets at the Grog!
Seaglass Restaurant and Lounge
Seaglass is the premier oceanfront dining destination on the North Shore. Our panoramic windows offer idyllic ocean views while you dine on fresh seafood, steaks, and more. Seaglass was recently awarded Best Waterfront Restaurant by readers of Northshore Magazine and Merrimack Valley Magazine.
Enjoy award-winning cuisine including chef picks, daily specials, and seasonal selections locally sourced from farm to sea. As summer winds down, take time to indulge with family and friends in our elegant dining room or our lively lounge.
Take advantage of weekly happenings including Raw Bar Night every Wednesday, with $1 oysters and $2 shrimp. Catch the impressive weekly fireworks display Saturday nights over the ocean directly in front of our building! Live music every Friday & Saturday night in our lounge.
Special Events this Month
Seascape Creations Workshop - August 21
We've been having a great summer at Sisters!
We have many new and interesting items including Ingrid Regina's origami birds called Dream Birds and her Magic Sticks, Shannon Malloy's scarves, paintings by Gary Adams, African jewelry by Christine Waswa, photography and tiles by Greg Poulos, paper goods and cards by Susan Rosenfeld to name a few.
We have jewelry galore, hand bags, wooden products, ceramics, pottery, scarves, puzzles and much more, all,handmade.
Please plan to visit Sisters We Three this summer!
Blue Ocean Music Hall
Real Music. Real Close.
Blue Ocean Music Hall is an intimate concert venue where no seat is more than 50 feet from the stage. New shows added every week, with exclusive presales for Blue Ocean Insiders.
Shows This Month:
Phil Vassar - August 4
ABBA the Concert: Tribute to ABBA - August 9
Southside Johnny + The Asbury Jukes - August 10 + 11
Donavon Frankenreiter w/ Matt Grundy - August 17
Little River Band - August 18
Delta Rae: A Long + Happy Life Summer Tour - August 20
The Machine Performs Pink Floyd - August 25
It's August, and just in time for Yankee Homecoming we received another beautiful package of goodies from Deborah Richardson Jewelry Design.
For the last 12 years, Deb's work has become a customer favorite.
And when we say favorite, we mean calling up women (and men) who want to know when any new Deborah Richardson jewelry arrives!
Come in and see for yourselves why they're so in love with her work.
And while you're in, take advantage of the SALES we have during Yankee Homecoming.
Blue Ocean Event Center
Post-season events are booking fast under the new heated Pavilion on the SurfSide oceanfront deck. Plan your company outing, lobster bake, reunion, social event, or other celebration. Packages include choice of cocktail reception and buffet menus, complete set up and décor, deck games, beach access, house music, friendly staff and more! Fully heated, the Pavilion also has roll down and zip-lock sides to ensure your guests stay warm, cozy, and dry.
No matter what type of gathering you're planning, we have several choices of well-appointed function spaces to meet your needs. Our experienced event staff will ensure each detail is perfect to create a seamless event for you and your guests. We're confident you'll find that at Blue Ocean Event Center, "The only thing we overlook is the ocean."
Michael's Harborside, where summer is happening!
The view, the drinks, the food, the scene, all at one location.
A great place to host your summer party and celebration.
Live music every Friday at 6pm and Sunday at 3pm through Labor Day.
Check website for music lineup.
Where are you meeting your friends?
Surfside - Salisbury Beach
SurfSide is the seacoast's hottest outdoor live music venue and oceanfront dining spot! Newly renovated with a brand new giant deck directly over the ocean, glass sidewalls for amazing water views, and a covered pavilion that is available for private event rental and weekend concerts.
Surfside is open for lunch and dinner daily, with beachy apps and snacks, cool tropical drinks, plus sandwiches, salads, and more. Offering nightly entertainment all summer long! Weekly Happenings include Monday Game Night with ½ Priced Apps, Tuesday Country Night with Line Dancing, Wednesday Pirate Night, Thursday Margarita Patio Party, Rockin' Friday Nights with sampling events and hot tribute acts, DJ Dance Party & Fireworks every Saturday, and our famous Reggae Sunday.
Concerts This Month:
Mugsy - August 4
Taj Weeks + Adowa w/ JSN - August 6
Joshua Tree - Premier U2 Tribute - August 11
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad w/ Yesai - August 13
Third Man High - August 18
Kabaka Pyramid w/ King Mas - August 20
Beneath the Sheets - August 25
Etana w/ JSN - August 27
Capri Seaside Italian Grille & Bar
Experience the authentic flavors of Italy anytime at Capri Seaside Italian Grille on Salisbury Beach. Our menu features Mediterranean and Tuscan inspired dishes as well as traditional Italian favorites like chicken and veal entrees, tasty pasta dishes, and crispy handmade pizza.
Capri is a consistent OpenTable Diners' Choice winner for Romantic and Special Occasion Restaurant, and was recently named Best Italian Restaurant by readers of Wicked Local.
Weekly happenings include Wednesday Pasta Night, Thursday Trivia Night, and Sunday MeatballPalooza. As always, experience true Italian hospitality with your host, Kathleen Schick. Open Tuesday thru Sunday for dinner, 4-9PM.
A Greater Newburyport Gift Card
Makes a Great Gift For Anyone!
For friends, family, neighbors and fellow colleagues!
Purchase Greater Newburyport Gift Cards redeemable in retail shops, restaurants, spas, inns, galleries, and much more.
Purchase at the NBPT Chamber or call us to order today at 978-465-4145!
Newburyport Waterfront Movies!
What could be better than watching a movie OUTSIDE on Waterfront Park on a warm summer night? Grab a blanket and your family & friends and join us!
August 9: Finding Dory
August 16: Moana
August 23: Beauty and the Beast
August 30: RAIN DATE
Movies start at dusk (right around 8PM), but get there early to claim a spot on the lawn and enjoy some family favorite tunes while you wait for the show to start.
Newburyport's Riverfront Music Festival! September 2-3
16th Annual Riverfront Festival brought to you by
WXRV - 92.5 The River Radio Station, and in conjunction with the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry!
Spend the day on the waterfront in Newburyport! Come early and enjoy great food & shopping while waiting for the concert to begin.
Newburyport Fall Harvest Festival!
Come to downtown Newburyport on Sunday & Monday of Columbus Day weekend for our annual Fall Harvest Festival! Enjoy great food, live music, and family fun while celebrating autumn's arrival. Explore downtown shops as well as craft vendor booths from artisans all over New England!