Experience the charm of Portsmouth through local events & happenings. Scroll down to explore the November and December events happening in Portsmouth and at Sheraton Portsmouth.
October 21 - November 26
300 Years of Thanksgiving Guided Tours
Strawbery Banke Museum
Discover how Thanksgiving trascended time, place and culture to become the American holiday celebrated today. Meet costumed roleplayers, create a harvest craft and explore homes from three centuries. LEARN MORE>>
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Best of TASTE Bash 2017
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Celebrate the 7th Annual Best of TASTE bash. Sample foods from the 2017 winner from TASTE magazine's "Best of TASTE" edition, and meet restauranteurs, chefs, caterers and other food professionals from over 80 Best of TASTE categories. LEARN MORE>>
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet & Pre Fixe Menu
Join us at our Portsmouth hotel for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Choose between our dinner buffet or pre fixe menu for delicious Thanksgiving fare.
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet @ Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Thanksgiving Pre Fixe Menu @ Two-Fifty Market
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
The Labrie Family Skate
Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke
Revel in the delight of a winter skate at Strawbery Banke's outdoor ice-skating rink. In the spirit of Portsmouth's rich performing arts culture, the rink hosts a Currier & Ives-inspired show during each of the December weekends of the Candlelight Stroll.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Portsmouth Christmas Tree Lighting & Illuminated Holiday Parade and Food Drive
Count down to the lighting of the Portsmouth Christmas tree and the dazzling illuminated holiday parade down Islington Street and through Market Square.
December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17
Strawbery Banke Museum
Take part in an annual Portsmouth tradition. Admire hundreds of lighted candle lanterns, decorated houses, and tasteful music as you stroll through the Strawbery Banke Museum. LEARN MORE>>
December 8 - 31
Winter Wonderettes by Seacoast Rep
The Ogunquit Playhouse
Listen to 60's renditions of classic holiday tunes, sung by the four Wonderettes. Featuring a live band, holiday hits, and a great cast, Winter Wondrettes is a great production for the whole family. LEARN MORE>>
December 20 & 21
Family Holiday Pops
The Music Hall Historic Theatre
Celebrate the seasons with holiday favorites old and newq in this classic production. Special guest artists include Taylor O'Donnell and Chris Klaxton. LEARN MORE>>