Shop local and handmade at 40+ participating businesses in the walkable seaside village
Maker-themed events and specials in local shops
Explore the village with a handout map
Fun and crafty family activities
Festive food & holiday music
Special programming at Rockport's famous art venues
Some Event Highlights:
Sat. Dec. 15, 1-2PM & Sun. Dec. 16 1-2PM: Print a special holiday screen print!
Sat, Dec. 15, 7:00PM: A classic Christmas movie in a world class theatre
Sat. Dec. 15th, 2 to 4 pm: With local author & illustrator!
Sun. Dec. 16, 11am to 1pm: (Puppies available for adoption). With Cape Ann Animal Aid
Sat. Dec. 15, 1-5pm: They will prepare their Signature Spiced Tomato Jam.
Sat., Dec. 15, 9am-1pm
Dec. 16th: With Bruce Johnson. Painting to be raffled off at end of day!
See more events listed below & stay tuned for full schedule to come:
Participating Shops & Galleries
Shop for unique and unexpected gifts from Rockport’s own makers and indie retailers.
A dog boutique, gallery and barkery. Featuring unique gifts for dog lovers, and animal artwork by Stephen Huneck and others. There will be discounts and treats during the Festival! Scooby Doo will be collecting donations for Cape Ann Animal Aid!
Dec. 16: (Sunday, 11am to 1pm): MEET and GREET puppies, available for adoption, with Cape Ann Animal Aid!
47 Bearskin Neck
A Creative Seaside Store
Original cards, illustrated books and local artwork. Paper goods, art kits for all ages, whimsical gifts and imaginative toys.
Sat. Dec. 15th, 2 to 4 pm: meet the local writer and the local illustrator behind the books: a day in ROCKPORT and, ROME a day. Get a signed copy, and have it dedicated for a special gift. They will also be serving holiday treats.
57 Main Street
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Festive Food Attractions
Crafty Holiday Activities