Thankful in the Port

The falling leaves rid the November trees of their vibrant colors; the bright colors of autumn are dimming. Newburyport holds true to New England’s quintessential fall experience. New England’s autumn months are magical and part of that magic is found in the rarity and shortness of the season. What better way to end your fall season than with a holiday to celebrate thankfulness? Newburyport is the perfect place to celebrate your gratitude; be thankful in the Port this holiday season!

Take the pressure out of Thanksgiving and have someone do the cooking for you! In Newburyport, you can remove the stress from the holiday and simply enjoy quality time spent with family and friends; make a Thanksgiving Dinner reservation at the Mission Oak Grill! Mission Oak Grill, located in the heart of downtown Newburyport, offers a warm ambiance with dark wood and intimate lighting, truly the perfect atmosphere to enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner. The beautiful, newly renovated bar offers an extensive international wine list, the perfect pallet cleanser to pair with your Thanksgiving feast. Mission Oak Grill will have you thankful for all of the quality time to spend with your loved ones, and with their extensive menu, will truly have you thank-FULL this Thanksgiving.

The giving season is upon us, and with giving and thankfulness comes gifting and shopping! Newburyport is a holiday shopper’s paradise, offering three nights over three weeks in December where downtown retailers spread holiday cheer by staying open late for shoppers to enjoy discounts and holiday refreshments. The 2019 Invitation Nights presented by the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry, are scheduled for December 6th, December 13th, and December 20th. Why shop the malls when you can enjoy merchant

hospitality, live entertainment, and all of the shopping and dining downtown Newburyport has to offer for the ultimate shopping experience.

The beautiful and festive holiday decorations line the street of downtown to the Tannery. The Custom House Maritime Museum hosts an Invitation Night Open House celebrating the city’s history and spreading holiday cheer. Newburyport Invitation nights are parent-friendly. Newburyport Youth Services hosts a special holiday movie with popcorn and drinks to keep children occupied while parents shop for gifts and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres at their favorite stores. Time to get into the holiday spirit!

The season to be grateful is truly upon us. Enjoy every moment you can soak up with your loved ones this holiday season. Newburyport offers the perfect venue for Thanksgiving as well as the ultimate holiday shopper’s utopia. There is so much to be thankful for, be thankful in the Port this holiday season!