When it comes to fun, Portsmouth’s got it going on all year long! Enjoy a scenic boat ride, listen to live music, opt for a gallery hop, and plan an interactive evening with friends… The options are endless! 

some local spots we love include…

Prescott Park

Prescott Park Arts Festival presents a summer full of admission-free concerts, musical theatre, festivals, dance, art, kids events and more in the beautiful, waterfront Prescott Park in downtown Portsmouth.

The Music Hall

The Music Hall is a performing arts center that inspires, educates, and connects individuals through the power of exceptional live programming at its two downtown theaters, including the Historical Theater and the newly renovated Lounge. With an incredible lineup of performances all year long, The Music Hall always provides memorable experiences.

3S Artspace

Visit 3S Artspace for contemporary art exhibits (the Gallery is free and open to the public!), concerts, dance parties, community conversations, an artisan shop, and more. 3S is a nonprofit arts organization that seeks to inspire us all to stay curious, foster empathy, and fuel creativity.

Board & Brush | *New Portsmouth Location!*

Board & Brush creative studio is a place for creating fun and unique wood decor projects from scratch, while enjoying a fun instructor-led atmosphere. Bring your friends, family, and favorite adult beverages (BYOB!) for a fun and memorable evening together! And walk home with beautiful art for your home! 

*Pre-registration is required; call or email for same day registrations and the Board & Brush team will do their best to accommodate!

Please join us in wishing Lori, Brittny, and the Board & Brush Portsmouth team a very happy 5 years in business this year, and all the success in their new West End Portsmouth location!


Bowl-O-Rama is the state of the art Seacoast social entertainment destination featuring 22 lanes of candlepin bowling (with bumpers for the kids), cosmic bowling, interactive games, restaurant & bar, arcade, birthday parties, corporate events, and much more! Their all new full-service bar at Shenanigans at Bowl-O-Rama, serves craft beers & cocktails plus a menu of freshly prepared, elevated pub fare, with local ingredients, in a social atmosphere. Newly renovated and family owned and operated since 1956!


Coming soon!


Vent, Book & Bar, The Press Room, Monkey Mind Escape Rooms, Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club, Pinz!, Seacoast Science Center, Drift Art House, Water Country, The Thomas Laighton, The Player’s Ring, Seacoast Repertory Theater, Strawbery Banke Museum, U.S.S. Albacore, The Gundalow Company, Portsmouth Escape Room, Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, TOUR Portsmouth, Portsmouth Gas Light Co., Diversions Puzzles & Games, Portsmouth Harbor Cruises, Labrie Family Skate at Puddledock Pond, Thirsty Moose Tap House, Seven Rivers Paddling, Warner House, Discover Portsmouth, Governor John Langdon House


Portsmouth, New Hampshire restaurants!