Merrimack River Eagle Festival

Come to Newburyport and Amesbury on Saturday, February 9, for a full day of fun indoor and outdoor activities celebrating the return of Bald Eagles!

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When winter returns to Merrimack Valley, so do the Bald Eagles! Help us celebrate the return of the Bald Eagles with the 2019 Eagle Festival. Every year we host a grand event, and we hope you’ll join us in Newburyport and Amesbury to celebrate these very special winter residents.

Activities include Eagle Shows at Newburyport City Hall at 10am and 12:45pm, Raptor Demonstrations at PRWNR, eagle spotting tours (advance registration required), eagle photo tour with Hunt’s (advance registration required), and many family-oriented activites and crafts at Joppa Flats Education Center.