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elax. Family vacation, romantic getaway, ocean adventure, fresh seafood — you

can experience all this and more on Cape Ann — America's oldest working seaport and art colony.
Just imagine what you could do in a week: lighthouses, antiques, art galleries, live music, festivals & special events every week — all year long. Watch our videos, explore this Web site and see for yourself.

Representing Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea, the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce officially invites you to visit the prettiest stretch of coastline in all of Massachusetts. We are easy to reach, just 30 miles north of Boston, MA on Route 128.
Map of Gloucester and Cape Ann

Upcoming Events Upcoming Festivals & Special Events

Start you Motif #1 Day celebration in Rockport with a brisk seaside 5K run starting and ending at T-Wharf on Rockport Harbor. Then spend the rest of a beautiful spring day at Rockport's annual celebration of the return of spring! more
Motif #1 Day
May 17, 2014
Downtown Rockport will come alive with music, art, dance and poetry on Motif No. 1 Day on Saturday, May 17. more
Go Whale Watching on Cape Ann Have a Lobster on Cape Ann Relax on Cape Ann's Extraordinary Beaches Visit Cape Ann's Historic Lighthouses
Latest News What’s New
The Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 24th Annual Rockport Community Egg Hunt for the children of the town on Saturday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the unveiling of the top five designs in the Cape Ann License place design competition on April 3.

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Businesswomen’s Committee presents their annual fall luncheon on Wednesday, November 6th, featuring Comedian-actress Patty Ross. The Luncheon will be held at the Castle Manor Inn, 141 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, at Noon.

Tickets Now Available for the $25,000 Game presented by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are $100 and are available for sale now at the Chamber office at 33 Commercial Street in Gloucester.

The Cape Ann Chamber announced today the kick-off of the organization’s initiative to create a special Cape Ann License Plate. Through October 15 the Chamber will accept designs for a distinctive and compelling image for Cape Ann’s special plate.

Sam Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer of the Boston Red Sox, will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber’s Membership Breakfast at The Essex Room at Woodman's on Tuesday, September 10.

Today, the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce announced that Robert W. Heidt, Jr., the Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer, has announced his resignation to accept another leadership position in the Chamber industry.

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013 Small Business Award Winners who will be saluted during Cape Ann Small Business Week, June 3-7.


The Essex Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will recognize former Executive Director Mike Costello, for his 30 years of service to Essex and Cape Ann by planting a tree in his honor on Saturday, May 11.

The Chamber, in conjunction with the Business Education Collaborative, will host the 24th annual event at Bass Rocks Golf Club on Monday, May 6 and help to provide scholarship support for students graduating from Cape Ann's high schools.

The Quarterdeck Inn By The Sea, Rockport
Rockport Inn & Suites!
7 Seas Whale Watch, Gloucester
Bass Rocks Ocean Inn
Inns of Rockport

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