Thank you to our sponsors and supporters!


Bill Elwell & Associates, Inc.
Feather and Wedge Restaurant
Fish Shack Restaurant
José the Painter, Inc.
Old Sloop Coffeehouse
Rockport Cultural Council
Rockport Exchange
Rockport Garden Club


Cape Ann Car Wash
Cape Ann Veterinary Hospital
Carrie’s Barber Shop
Carroll Steele Insurance
Eagle House Motel
Family Car Care
Glover’s Floor Covering
James C. Greely Funeral Home
John Tarr Store
Linden Tree Inn
Open Book Systems
Pleasant Street Inn
Poole Construction Co/The Commons
Ray Crane Maritime Art
Rockport Family Dental
Rockport Police Association
Roy Moore Lobster Company
Sandy Bay Service Center and Auto Sales
Sea Again
Sea Bags
Seaview Farm
Seven South Street Inn
Sudbay Automotive Group
The Last Resort
The Pewter Shop
The Sally Webster Inn
The Seafarer Inn
Todd Oil
Tuck Inn B&B
Tuck’s Candy and Gifts


Bass Rocks Golf Club
Bearskin Neck Leathers
Cape Ann Law
Carol Lee’s Cottage
Chalmers & Associates
Dark Star Philosophia
Helmut’s Strudel
John J. Walsh Insurance
Lantana House
Ocean Optical
Olson Real Estate
Ramsden Plumbing & Heating
Rockport Firemen’s Association
Rockport House of Pizza And Roast Beef
Rockport Market
The London Venturers Company
The Paper Mermaid

Venue hosts

Rockport Community House
Rockport United Methodist Church
Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
Rockport Public Library
Spiran Lodge, Vasa Order of America
First Baptist Church of Rockport
Troop 20 Boy Scouts of America
Rockport Art Association and Museum
Brackett’s Oceanview Restaurant
Rockport Music
First Congregational Church of Rockport, UCC

Button sellers

Bean & Leaf Cafe
John Tarr Store
Katie’s Gift Shop
Walgreen’s Pharmacy
Smith Ace Hardware and Lumber
Tuck’s Candy & Gifts
Building Center of Gloucester
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
Common Crow
Home Town Ace Hardware
House of the Raven

In-kind contributors

Three Lantern Marine and Fishing
Bob Morris, lobster trap builder

THANK YOU to the Town of Rockport for the use of the town-owned venues (Community House, Rockport Public Library, and Town Hall Annex), to the Rockport Fire Department for the ball drop, to the Rockport Police Department for traffic and crowd control, to the 200+ people who volunteer and make this event happen, and to the 2,000+ people who attend!