Yankee Homecoming 2010 – Newburyport

Growing up in the North Shore, this has to be one of my all time favorite FAMILY FUN events. If you have never been to Newburyport, then this weekend is a great time to check it out. Here’s a highlight of what’s happening this weekend. See you there!


Family Day in Maudsley State Park – Music, Theatre and free craft activities from 10 to 2pm

Ongoing Story time at the Usborne Book booth held every 30 mins, mini tours with Plum Island Kayak held every 20 min’s at the boat house.
Ongoing Anna Jacque’s Hospital will be on hand to give some TLC to your stuffed animal friends. Bring any stuffed buddy for a fix up at their booth!
9:00-10:00am Remax Hot Air Balloon in the field
10:00-10:45am Plum Island Pans on the Main Stage
10:00-11:30am Curious Creatures will be set up
10:00am-Noon East Coast Soccer Clinics field fun!
11:00-11:45am Jack and the Beanstalk on the Main Stage
11:00am Bicycle Field Races ages 5-12
11:30am-Noon Kid’s Yoga class at the Aqua Spa & Harmony Yoga booth
Noon-12:45pm NH Academy of Performing Arts on the Main Stage
12:30-1pm Mad Science water rocket launch at their booth
1:00-1:45pm Magic Dave on the Main Stage

After a full day of activities in Maudsley check out the Fireworks at 9:15 in Cashman Park


It’s a parade! Boats, Floats, and Fun March together for the Grand Finale – Begins at 12:30

Who doesn’t love a parade? The fanfare, the bands, the floats, the fun – all on display and on the march on High Street to celebrate the end of a fanatasic week of events of Yankee Homecoming! So pick your spot, sit back (or stand up) and enjoy the spectacle that is the YH2010 parade. Bring your friends and neighbors to join in the celebration and see if you can predict the winner of best float.

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