Family fun at the Newburyport Fall Festival Sunday 10/7 & Monday 10/8. FREE!

Come to downtown Newburyport on Sunday & Monday of Columbus Day weekend for their 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. Bring the kids in the morning for children’s entertainment in Market Square.

17th Annual Scarecrow Contest
One of the most fun parts of the Newburyport Fall Harvest Festival is the fun, interesting scarecrows decorating all the lamp posts downtown. This year will be the 17th annual scarecrow contest! This contest is free, fun and open to the public! Entries by individuals, families, teams, schools, churches, clubs, organizations, and businesses are all welcome. The goal of this contest is to create a gallery of fun, inventive scarecrows throughout Market Square. Get creative! Click here for an application.

Schedule of Events

All events happening both Sunday & Monday

Food Vendors
10:00am-5:00pm Market Square

Craft Show

Scarecrow Contest Judging
Sunday 12pm to Monday 2pm

Live Music in Market Square

Newburyport Fall Festival
Downtown Newburyport
Sunday, October 7 & Monday, October 8, 2018; 10:00am – 5:00pm

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