Experience the charm of Portsmouth through local events & happenings. Scroll down to explore the December events happening in Portsmouth and at Sheraton Portsmouth.
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>>
December 31, 2017
Live Free Or Die Laughing
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Join us at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel for the 9th Annual Live Free or Die Laughing New Year's Eve Event. Comedians Dave Russo and Dan Crohn will keep you entertained and laughing straight into 2018. LEARN MORE>>