Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Entertainment & Events in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Concerts & Performances

  • Prescott Park Arts Festival 603-436-2848
    105 Marcy Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03802
    Located on 3.5 acres in downtown Portsmouth, the arts festival has a long and rich history of successfully presenting music, theater and dance on the banks of the Piscataqua River with no fixed admission, though they do welcome donations. Because of this policy, many people have their first experience with a live performance at Prescott Park. Variety is truly the spice of life at the arts festival where classical ballet is presented right alongside rock n' roll. more

Plays & Productions

  • Ballet New England's Center For Dance Education 603-430-9309
    135 Daniel Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    New Hampshire's premier ballot company is known for bringing audiences Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, as well as a variety of other performances. The Center for Dance Education, the official school of Ballet New England, offers classes in all levels of classical ballet, pointe and pas de deux, as well as creative dance, pre-ballet, jazz, tap, modern, flamenco, pilates, and hip hop for students from pre-school to adult. more

  • Music Hall, The 603-436-2400 (Box Office)
    28 Chestnut Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    The Music Hall is an educational and charitable organization presenting live and cinematic arts in a landmark 900-seat opera house. Classic and new films are also shown at the Music Hall. The building has housed several theaters since its opening in 1878. more

  • New Hampshire Theatre Project 603-431-6644
    959 Islington Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    West End Studio Theatre
    Located in a 50-seat black box theater, they offer classes for adults and children, public performances, and community education with professional theatre artists. more

  • Pontine Theatre 603-436-6660
    959 Islington Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    Intimate 50 seat theater. Offering original productions based on New England literature and history. Featuring masks, puppetry, and storytelling. more

  • Seacoast Repertory Theatre 603-443-4472
    125 Bow Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    Voted the best year-round theatre on the seacoast. A non-profit performing arts and educational organization offering a complete schedule of award-winning musicals and plays as well as youth productions. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Moffatt-Ladd House Piscataqua Waterfront Festival 603-430-7968
    154 Market Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    Celebrate Portsmouth Harbor and Great Bay at the third annual Piscataqua Waterfront Festival, a free family event. The festival features music, traditional maritime artisan demonstrations, free museum tours, hands-on children's activities, boats, booths, displays by area businesses & non-profit organizations, and a sale of heirloom plants from the Moffatt-Ladd garden. The festival is designed to heighten awareness of their maritime history, contemporary water quality issues, boat building heritage & opportunities, marine management, water recreation, and conservation. Followed by a free concert in the Moffatt-Ladd Warehouse by Mudhook at 4:15. more


  • Portsmouth Historic House Association 603-436-8420
    8 Historic Houses in Portsmouth
    Back by popular demand. The Portsmouth Historic House Association is sponsoring a twilight tour of many of your favorite historic house museums in Portsmouth. Along the way you will be entertained by music furnished by students and teachers from the Portsmouth Music and Arts Academy and enjoy refreshments historic and modern. As the dusk approaches, you will be able to see how people might have experienced living by candlelight (electric in our case) and you will hear Portsmouth stories about those long gone. more

  • New England Curiosities Walking Tours
    These tours and events run from October through mid-November. New England Curiousities has been offering tours and special haunted events since 2002. Led by Roxie Zwicker, author & historian, you will explore tales of folklore, ghosts and mysterious history.  more


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