Holiday Shopping Night

Downtown Rockport Main Street, Bearskin Neck, Dock Square ..., Rockport, MA

Please save the date and plan to head to downtown Rockport with family and friends on Friday, December 9 for a special evening of holiday shopping in our beautifully decorated seaside village on Cape Ann. Over 30 local shops and…

Messiah with Handel and Haydn Society

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Handel’s iconic Messiah is a treasured holiday tradition that will be performed by the incomparable Handel & Haydn Society in a special chamber arrangement for 13-member chamber orchestra and chorus led by Associate Conductor Ian Watson.  The Yankee Magazine hails that “The Handel and…

Jul Fest at Spiran Hall

Spiran Hall 19 School Street, Rockport, MA

The Nordic Christmas celebration, Jul Fest, will be held at Spiran Lodge, Rockport, at the corner of Broadway and School Street on Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  It will include the St. Lucia festival, holiday music,…

Rockport Holiday Market

Whale's Jaw Cafe 17 Railroad Avenue, Rockport, MA

Rockport Exchange presents their Rockport Holiday Market on Saturday, December 10 from 10 AM to 4 PM at Whale's Jaw Cafe, located at the corner of Railroad Avenue (Route 127) and Whistlestop Mall in Rockport. Food and drink will be…

Solstice Singers in Rockport

Downtown Rockport Main Street, Bearskin Neck, Dock Square ..., Rockport, MA

The Solstice Singers will be returning to Rockport on Saturday, December 10 from noon to 2:00 PM strolling and caroling through the town. Founded over 30 years ago, this community choral group is open to anyone on the North Shore…

Met Opera in HD: The Hours

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Soprano Renée Fleming makes her highly anticipated return to the Met in the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Tickets: $32, 29, $20

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides Along Bearskin Neck

Dock Square & Bearskin Neck 21 Dock Square, Rockport, MA

Bring your children and grandchildren to downtown Rockport for free rides in a festively decorated open wagon pulled by a team of Belgian draft horses. Ride along along Bearskin Neck and see all the shops and galleries with their beautiful…

Free

Quintessential Brass

Downtown Rockport Main Street, Bearskin Neck, Dock Square ..., Rockport, MA

Quintessential Brass, Christmas in Rockport featured entertainers since the early 2000s, will be returning to perform a variety of "brassy" holiday music from traditional Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs to holiday classical tunes and jazzy settings of holiday pop favorites.…

Free

Christmas at Seaview Farm

Seaview Farm 38 South Street, Rockport, MA

On Sunday, December 11 Santa will be visiting historic Seaview Farm in Rockport from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Enjoy tractor-pulled hayrides along the farm road, passing barns, meadows and fields. Christmas Trees will be available for purchase at the main…

Christmas With The Back Bay Ringers

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Get in the holiday spirit with the Back Bay Ringers! Back Bay Ringers (BBR) is an advanced, auditioned, handbell ensemble. Under the direction of Griff Gall, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at Boston-area landmarks such…