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Newburyport Yankee Homecoming


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About Us

Newburyport's ''Yankee Homecoming'' is the second oldest homecoming festival in the United States. Started by Newburyport Native George Cashman (First YHC General Chairperson in 1958), has brought years of a week long celebration to this city. The weeklong event hosts downtown nightly concerts and street performers, road race, fire works show and ends with a parade down Historic High St.


  • Concerts
  • Street Performers
  • Road Race
  • Fireworks
  • Parade


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Yankee Homecoming - U.S. Coast Guard Open House
  • Say thank you to the men and women that take care of us in the water! Join us at the US Coast Guard Open House on Thursday, August 4th from 10 - 2pm.
  • Thursday Aug 4, 2022
Yankee Homecoming - Road Rally
  • A Road Rally has been described as “a scenic drive with a purpose” or “an extremely large board game where your car is the playing piece.”
  • Saturday Aug 6, 2022
Yankee Homecoming Fireworks
  • Always the best fireworks display in the area! Grab a chair and find your spot along the Merrimack River for this year's edition.
  • Saturday Aug 6, 2022

Rep/Contact Info

Jen Duggan
2019 General Chair
Chris Johnston
Jason Lacroix
Maureen Ryan

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