A Volunteer Run 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

Beverly Homecoming Committee

The Beverly Homecoming Committee is a working board that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Beverly Public Library. Our committee holds decades of homecoming experience as well as the fresh perspective of new members. This committee is welcome to new members and new ideas about homecoming. Our goal is to carry on this 55 year old tradition of raising Beverly’s spirits by showcasing all that Beverly has to offer and hosting a fireworks celebration.

As an independent non-profit funded entirely by generous donations our goal is to raise about $20,000 each year in to support this annual event. We are so grateful to you, local businesses and organizations that support homecoming each year. Because of our collective effort we host ten days of community events culminating in an exciting fireworks display launched from Mackerel Cove.

The Homecoming Committee welcomes new members who want to help uphold these traditions and create new traditions based on Beverly’s evolving interests and assets. Please do contact us if you would like to volunteer for homecoming or join our committee at or call Medley Long at 978-473-4948.

Board of Directors

The Beverly Homecoming Board of Directors is made up of community volunteers from all walks of like. We love volunteers, and we encourage anyone to lend a hand. Find out more by filling in our volunteer registration form.

2021 Board of Directors
Medley Long III President
Julia Lyons Vice-President
Anne Vallette Secretary/Volunteer Coordinator
Stacey Bunk Treasurer
Holly Harrington-Stern Lobster Fest Coordinator
Bruce Doig Parks & Recreation Representative
Patricia Butiglieri Merchandise Coordinator 
Michael Keefe-Feldman PR Coordinator

Beverly Homecoming will look a little different this year. While large public events such as LobsterFest and the Homecoming Fireworks will not take place, COVID-19 has not dampened, but redoubled, Beverly’s community spirit.

On August 8 and 9, Beverly Homecoming will hold a citywide event, the Beverly PorchFest Weekend complete with a bandwagon featuring favoritie local band, Rule of 3, and lawn signs honoring our “Hometown Heroes”.

This year, Homecoming is an invitation to the community to get creative with your neighbors and to make some Homecoming memories of your own. We are encouraging residents to break out holiday lights and “light up the night” in honor of our Homecoming fireworks tradition.

When times are tough, Beverly comes together as a community. While the events may be different this year, the spirit behind them remains unchanged, and perhaps we will add some new traditions to the mix. 

On behalf of the board members, volunteers and city officials who work tirelessly to plan a memorable Homecoming each year, it is my privilege to welcome you to celebrate with us!

Medley Long III