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Check back soon for more information on this years event.  Below is a list of participants from 2018
Saturday August 4th
  10am - 2pm
Sponsored by:

Join us at Maudslay State Park as we start off our Super Saturday with good family fun!  Many local businesses, organizations and non-profits take part in our Family Day fun offering free crafts, games, activities and handouts.  Sit down for some lunch and listen to the band playing on the main stage or watch one of the performances taking part throughout the park.

A voluntary toll booth is positioned at the entrance of Family Day. This is completely voluntary but does go a long way to keeping this event free.

We are still accepting applications for Family Day at Maudsley.  Please remember the booth is free as long as you provide a free craft, game, activity or handout for the kids.  To apply please see the application HERE

Re/Max on the River will be doing their hot air balloon rides weather pending

Below is information on last years event.  Please check back shortly for information on this years event.

On the Main Stage
10:30 – 10:50 K-9 Demonstration from Amesbury Police Department
10:50 – 11:15 The Dojo – Karate Demonstration
11:15 – 12:00 Music by Stacey Peasley Band
12:00 – 12:30 Pet Parade/ Fashion Show
12:30 – 12:50 K-9 Demonstration from Amesbury Police Department
12:50 – 1:15 5 The Dojo Karate Demonstration
1:20 – 2:00 Music by Stacey Peasley Band

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Stacey has been entertaining families in the Boston area since 2008. In that short time, she has won the Creative Child Magazine in 2012 Top CD of the Year Award, the 2011 Parents’ Choice Recommended Award, the 2010 Nichelodeon Parents Connect Parents’ Pick Ward for Best Party Entertainer, and her music has been heard on radio programs nationwide, including Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live.

Yankee Homecoming Pet Parade
Register your pet for just $1.00 (to be donated to the park) or with an unopened container of pet food (to be donated to a shelter/) Compete in a wide variety of contest such as largest or smallest, oldest or youngest, most creative costume, most colorful costume, funniest costume and more.  For more information download our Guidelines and Registration Form Questions and Registration Forms can be emailed to

Amesbury Police K-9 Unit
K-9 Demonstration

The Dojo Formally Tokyo Joe’s
Karate Demo-Outside Dojo-Ninja obstacle course

10:00 – 2:00
Each of the booths listed will have a fun FREE Activity!

Newburyport 5 Cent Savings Bank

Petting Zoo
Sponsored by Portsmouth Christian Academy

Last years petting zoo was a huge success so we decided to make it bigger and better this year. Stop by the petting zoo to play with baby lambs, goats, piglets, chicks, ducks and bunnies.

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Free Pony Rides

US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Offering boating safety tips and demonstrations including how to properly fit a live vest.  Bring your own and have them fit this for you.

U.S. Coast Guard
Boat for Safety Zone

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Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats
Live Touch Tank!

Anna Jaques Hospital
Free tote bags and sunblock (while supplies last)

Girl Scouts of Eastern MA

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Clark School
Virtual Reality Experience!

Topsfield Fair
ring toss

Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness
fingernail painting

Sports Medicine North
sun catchers

Newburyport Cub Scouts Pack 21
Rain gutter regatta


Sparhawk School
Sand Necklace

Hair color, bean bag tossfamily

Cataldo Ambulance
Truck for Safety Zone

Boston Solar
Temp Tattoo, coloring, solar spinners

Bright Horizons at Newburyport
Sensory Exploration

Alphonse Overhead Door
Ring Toss, free frisbees

Merrohawke Nature School

Lucy’s Love Bus
yoga and art projects

DCF Foster Car
Bead Bracelets

YMCA of the North Shore
prize wheel

Rock Church
2 inflatable activities

Concord Wealth Management
Child ID Kits

Greater Newburyport Mothers & Families Club
Spin Art

Footloose Dance Studio
Dance Demo/Dance Along

Avon Rep Shelly Jackson
Pool noodle ring toss & marble race

Arts and crafts


Newburyport MA

Todd Farm Grill
Hamburgers, sausage, hot dogs, french fries and popcorn
275 Main Street Rowley

Hodgies TOO
Ice Cream


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