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Capture the Flag – Scavenger Hunt

Please download our official Yankee Homecoming – Capture the Flag game card HERE How to Participate: *Download our official Capture the Flag playing card *Go to each of the participating stores between July 25th – Aug 2nd to find the YHC Flag hidden in each store *Bring the flag to the register and get your […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 In:

Door Decorating Contest

Thank you to everyone that participated in our door decorating contest.  The creativity was amazing, I can’t wait to see what next year inspires!  Below are this years winners. First prize goes to Emily Kuloweic  of Newburyport MA “We decided to join in on Newburyport Yankee Homecoming door decorating contest to celebrate Yankee Homecoming 2020 […]

Posted: July 1, 2020 In:

Drive in Movie

We are working on three very special drive in movies which will be held at the Nock Middle School.  YHC is offering these movies at no cost to you, however pre-registration is required.  In keeping with our YHC theme of giving back please feel free to bring a donation for our food drive.  See the […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 In:

Jimmy Fund Collection

Did you know our Yankee Homecoming Parade was the very first fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund – that is right our parade actually started out as the Jimmy Day Parade in 1948! Sam Howard, a Newburyport Native is considered the father of Newburyport’s Jimmy Day Parade which was traditionally held on the last Sunday of […]

Posted: July 23, 2020 In:

Rolling Parade

The Newburyport Board of Health has deemed our rolling parade that we had planned for Sunday August 2nd,  to be a large gathering and will not give us a permit or allow us to continue with this special thank you that we had planned. We had hoped to use the same route as the Santa […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 In:

Self Guided Heritage Tours

Saturday, July 25, Sunday July 26, Wednesday, July 29th,  and Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2; – 9 am to 5 pm. *Can You Find Us – Oak Hill Cemetery Scavenger Hunt. Brown and State Streets. Over 25 gravesites will be labeled each day – ministers, benefactors, sea captains including Francis B. Todd who […]

Posted: July 10, 2020 In:

Senior Buddies

On behalf of Yankee Homecoming we are very excited to announce the YHC Senior Buddies Program. We are all aware of how visitors and guests have been restricted from connecting with Seniors while we combat COVID-19. We would like to offer the Senior Buddies program as another tool to help those who feel isolated at […]

Posted: May 4, 2020 In:

Take out Tuesday

Help support our local restaurants!  Simply take out or dine in at any of our fine Newburyport restaurants Tuesday’s until August 4th.  Then take a picture of your receipt and email this to for a chance to win one of 4 $50 gift cards.  No limit to how many entries you can submit!

Posted: June 17, 2020 In:

Thank you to our front line heroes coloring page

Say thank you to our front line heroes.  You can download a full page pdf of the image below HERE. Simply bring your completed page to either Market Basket or Shaws in Newburyport. They will display the artwork in their windows the week of Yankee Homecoming. Help us fill the city with your artwork and […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 In:

Awards

BONS 2014