Rockport Illuminations is a wonderful weekend celebration with lights, fireworks, activities, lobsters, and more!
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North Shore Festivals
ArtWeek is coming to Cape Ann with over 45 innovative and creative events and experiences to explore the arts.
Held annually at the end of June, St. Peter's Fiesta is a five-day festival in Gloucester, Massachusetts that honors the patron saint of the fishermen, St. Peter. Events inlcude the famous Greasy Pole Contest, Seine Boat races, parades, a carnival, and more. #Viva!
Put on by Rockport Music, the annual Rockport Jazz Festival features a broad spectrum of jazz musicians each year.
Explore Essex County's historic, cultural and natural sites during with over 100+ events during Trails & Sails: 10 Days of Exploring Heritage in Essex County.
Art and craft vendors, food and drink, live music, classic cars and a spectacular view of the ocean make the annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival a picture perfect seaport event.
Extending from Manchester Town Hall to Masconomo Park, Festival by the Sea will feature live music, artists, crafters, and designers showcasing their handmade & locally grown products.
Have a wander down Main Street on a summer Saturday night for live music, entertainment, food & drink and of course, shopping. Lower Main Street will be closed to traffic, and the party takes over several blocks.
The annual Rockport Harvestfest celebration features the best regional fruits of the season, set in a picturesque coastal town.
Motif No. 1 Day is a long-standing Rockport tradition, celebrating the most famous fishing shack on earth.