The Newburyport  Arts & Cultural Spring Festival kicks off May 14th and 15th!
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The Newburyport  Arts & Cultural Spring Festival kicks off May 14th and 15th!

Deirdre Girard
May 14, 2022
5 minutes
The Newburyport  Arts & Cultural Spring Festival kicks off May 14th and 15th!
Joan Osborne, featured performer, Newburyport Spring Festivlal. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage


Bring the whole family to the downtown Newburyport Waterfront to experience music, dance, theater, visual art, crafts and other cultural events!

Artisans, Crafts, Raffles, Live Performances Daily 10am-8pm: FREE

Three tables of crafts for kids!

There's a full schedule of performances on the waterfront stage, from local performers to national name bands. In addition, artists will set up their easels all along the waterfront and down Inn Street, performers of all types will roam around (including a polar bear!), dozens of master craftspeople will sell their wares, there will be tables with free crafts for kids to make, plus all types or raffles and demonstrations. And many of our restaurants have take out picnic lunch or dinner specials for you to take to the waterfront while you watch a performance: Nick's Pizza - Oregano Ristorante - The Paddle Inn - Riverwalk Brewing - Sea Level Oyster Bar - Tuscan Sea Grill.

Check out the Newburyport Arts Collective (NAC) Booth right behind Sea Level for a huge free raffle, including a week of camp, event tickets, dance lessons and music lessons!

                               Waterfront Main Stage Schedule

                              Keep checking back for the most updated schedule; All times are subject to change

Saturday May 14

10:00 am: Zach Field Drums and Music student performances

11:00 am: Steve Faria, jazz and American Songbook vocalist

12:00 pm: McKeown's Music Studios student Rachael Casson, singer and songwriter

1:00 pm: The Dance Place, Joppa Dance performance

2:00 pm: Nock Middle School Chorus

3:00 pm: 2 of Us Beatles Tribute

6:00 pm: Pat Hall and Friends

Sunday, May 15

10:00 am: Acting Out Children's Theater

11:00 am: Performing Project Musical Theater Chorus

12:00 pm: Actor's Studio of Newburyport Theater Performance

1:00 pm: Greater Newburyport Children's Chorus

2:00 pm: Firehouse Center for the Arts Musical Theater Cabaret

3:00 pm: Thomasina Glenn

4:00 pm: Marlena Philips

5:00 pm: Jordan Quinn

6:00 pm: Joan Osborne

                    Brought to you by the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and

                                                     the Newburyport Arts Collective