Whether you’ve arrived by car, train, bus, bike or boat, we welcome you to Haverhill! It’s a great time to come explore. Nestled in the heart of the Merrimack Valley, Haverhill’s historic downtown blends old world charm with locally owned restaurants for all tastes, shops, and a mix of art and music offerings. Public boat docks, new river boardwalks and scenic rail trails make Haverhill a great place to unwind and relax. Want to enjoy the beautiful outdoors of New England? Haverhill has it. Great golf, scenic hiking, farm tours, historic sites, disc golf…beautiful roads and trails for cycling – we even have skiing! For family fun and recreation, the Greater Haverhill Chamber hosts downtown community events such as KidsFest to kick off the summer and the annual Christmas Stroll at holiday time. Other events in the city include an annual Native American Pow Wow in late summer, River Ruckus, a celebration along the Merrimack River in the fall, and so much more. Don’t forget to check out Haverhill’s many parks and playgrounds too. Check out the map in the center of this guide for details on where to go and where to park. Welcome! DouganSherwood President/CEO • Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce Cover Image: Casa Creatives • Maps: Creative Haverhill Creative, Editorial & Book Production: Kishgraphics Printer: RAM Printing Disclaimer: This brochure provides information for visitors to Haverhill, Massachusetts. Every attempt has been made to assure accuracy of the information. The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, and its contractors, the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts/Office of Travel & Tourism cannot guarantee the rates or other data herein or assume any liability for errors, omissions, or for damages which may result from reliance upon such information. Please contact individual organizations for the latest rates, dates and other specifics. Photo: By the Lake © Emily M. Inside this Guide Events & Festivals ..................5 Renaissance in Haverhill.....9 Cultural Gems.......................13 Golf, Parks, & Recreation...17 Map ...................................20-21 Things to Do .........................23 Contemporary Notables...24 Eats & Sweets........................27 Shopping Downtown & at the Farm........................31 Stay & Live in Haverhill......33 Planning Weddings & Events..................................35 City Resources......................37 Funded, in part, by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. This brochure was made possible by a grant administered by the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau & advertising members of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce. For regional planning, visit NorthofBoston.org 2 Merrimack Street Haverhill, MA 01830 (978) 373-5663 (978) 373-8060 HaverhillChamber.com Visit Us at: Welcome to Haverhill It has it all!