Enjoy Newburyport

Every September we invite you to share in the NDF experience. Our charming seaport village is forty minutes north of Boston.

Gather to Experience Thought-provoking Films in an Intimate Seaside Setting

Film-lovers gather to experience films on the big screen. Celebrate films in historic Newburyport, alongside the Directors that made them.

About Newburyport, MA

Newburyport is a small coastal city in 35 miles North of Boston. A historic seaport with a vibrant tourism industry, Newburyport includes part of Plum Island. We invite you to enjoy your visit with visits to our Parks, Beaches and Outdoors, Tours, Museums, and vibrant downtown.

Resources For Your Visit

Find a Place to Eat

The Poynt - Featuring a hand-crafted menu using fresh local product, The Poynt offers a little something for every taste from hand rolled sushi to wood-fired pizzas. Enjoy a variety of small plates, salads, pizzas, and entrees - there is a little something for everyone on our menu. Telephone (978) 358-8501

Middle Street Foods - All menu items are made fresh.  The heart & soul of Middle Street Foods is the busy little kitchen. They take basic ingredients like butter, sugar & flour & transform them into hand-rolled croissants, giant cookies & much more!
Menu selections change daily, check out the quiche, soups and salads. Telephone 978-465-4100

Ceia Kitchen and Bar - A European experience where the staff share customer's affection for stories shared while dining, told through delicious food and great wine! Ceia (pr. ‘Say-ah’ for supper in Portuguese), celebrates the heart and soul of our cultures. Telephone (978) 358-8112
38 State Street

The Grog - Homey, 2-story pub with 32 beers on tap, an extensive menu of comfort food & live local music.

Port Tavern - Comfy pub with a seasonal outdoor patio serving American & Irish fare & a long list of draft beers.

Brine - Petite eatery boasting modern decor & a menu of raw or cooked seafood & some meat, plus cocktails.

Paddle Inn - Global coastal foods, from Thai to Mediterranean, in a playful midcentury surf shop–style space.

Coffee Shops

Commune - a warm and welcoming place to gather with friends or sit and contemplate. We offer delicious crepes, sandwiches baked good

The Coffee Factory - coffees, tea and a wide range of sandwiches and salads and very freindly staff.

Plum Island Roasters - Great coffees and an amazing view over Newburyport harbor.


Beaches and Outdoors