Check out our annual calendar of events as well as these seasonal favorites:
Restaurant Week »
Savor the town’s best restaurants with three-course prix fixe menus.
Children's Festival »
More than 10,000 children gather the first Sunday every May for a day of family-friendly activities and entertainment ranging from a harbor cruise to food and drink.
UNH Graduation »
Make your reservations early for this annual graduation event, happening in mid-May each year.
Market Square Day »
Join roughly 70,000 people in downtown Portsmouth for our annual Market Square Day, featuring street food, live local bands, arts, crafts and more.
Greek Festival »
For the last 40 years the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church has been offering a taste of the Greek life in New Hampshire. Don’t miss the gyros and delicious baklava!
UNH Homecoming »
A parade, bonfire, barbeque, fireworks and a 5k race are just a few of the activities scheduled for this fun-filled weekend.
New Hampshire Film Festival »
Enjoy more than 100 film screenings over this four-day festival representing the best in regional, national and international cinema.
The Portsmouth Jazz & Blues Festival »
Every year, on Veterans Day, Portwalk Place sponsors and hosts The Portsmouth Jazz & Blues Festival. More than a half dozen blues and jazz acts will perform on many stages inside Portwalk’s hotel and restaurant businesses from noon to 6 pm. The festival is free and open to the first 1,000 festival goers!
First Night »
Join one of only two towns in New Hampshire to celebrate the 35-year-old First Night® tradition with music, dance, fireworks ice sculptures, and more.