Portsmouth NH Events and Attractions
Come stay at the Arbor Inn B & B and enjoy all Portsmouth, NH has to offer.

The Arbor Inn is located in near by Rye New Hampshire, just minutes from the bustling Portsmouth, NH Seacoast, Portland, Manchester, and Boston.

Let our Inn Keeper Julie Ring guide you to some of Portsmouth's best shops, theaters, historical sites, private yacht charters and homes or let her make reservations for you at one of Portsmouth's best restaurants.

No matter what time of the year you visit, there is always something happening in Portsmouth, NH and the Seacoast.  There are art galleries and museums, boutique shops and outlets, great food & drink, theater and pubs with live music.
In the spring-summer and fall you can take a harbor cruise past the lighthouses to the Isles of Shoals, taste some local brews, get outdoors in a kayak, bicycle or go on a walking tour. Check out Odiorne State Park or just walk the beaches along the New Hampshire scenic seacoast.

What's going on in near by Portsmouth, NH and Strawberry Banke?

For your convience we have listed below are some of the current events going on this month in near by Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

VIP Charters - Cruising - Fishing - Siteseeing
Bigfish Charters LLC Maine, New Hampshire and MA fishing charters.
Inshore and Offshore fishing charters aboard the "Worry Pas" with captain Dennis Carpenter 

Cruising Maine and NH - Sightseeing  - Whale Watching

Charter Boat Cruising along Southern Maine and New Hampshire Coast.  Enjoy inshore cruising and visits to ports of Portsmouth NH, York Maine or a visit to Isles of Shoals.

Free Beer Tasting - Craft Beer Cellar
Visit Porthsmouth New Hampshire and stay at the Arbor Inn
Name: Free Beer Tasting (+10% off beers tasted)
Date: May 14
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

Event Description:
Join us for a free sampling of beers each week and enjoy 10% off the beers sampled!
767 Islington Street - Across from Hannaford's, next to STREET.
Date/Time Information:
5:00 to 7:00pm


Cycle the Seacoast  - Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cycle the Seacoast is a one-day, multi-route cycling event that is both challenging and fun for serious athletes to weekend warriors with kids in tow. With 25, 50 or 100 mile options to choose from, there is something for everyone as enjoy the water views along the historic Seacoast in New Hampshire.

Location: Portsmouth, NH
Route Options: 25, 50 or 100 miles
Age Limit: Ages 7 years and older.

All children ages 7 - 17 must be accompanied by a parent or adult legal guardian on the same route at all times. Child and guardian must both meet the fundraising minimum in order to participate. All children between the ages of 7 and 9 must be on a tagalong or tandem bike. All children 12 and under will only be permitted to ride the 25 mile route at Cycle the Seacoast.

Fees & Fundraising:
Registration Fee: $35 (non-refundable & non-transferable)
Day of Event Registration Fee: $45 (plus fundraising minimum paid in full)
Fundraising Minimum: $250 per person ($125 for ages 7 - 17)

Day of Event Details:
Start times are staggered depending on the route of your choice. Cyclists that arrive late for their schedule route start time will automatically be bumped to the next departing route.

100 mile start: 7:00am
50 mile start: 8:00am
25 mile start: 9:00am


Hit the Decks
Hit the Decks - Portsmouth NH and Seacoast

Thursday, May 8, 2015  ~  Opening to Closing

The Seacoast is celebrating the beginning of the Summer Season
by throwing a party and YOU ARE INVITED!

It's about sunshine and warm days and evenings. 

It's about the decks overlooking the Piscataqua River, and the al fresco dining throughout the Seacoast. 

And it's about the restaurants, shops, hotels, services, activities and attractions that are welcoming you to kick off YOUR Summer on the Seacoast. 

NH Theatre Project

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Senior Youth Repertory Company presents Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco
Date: May 15-24 Fridays & Saturdays @ 7 pm, Sundays @ 2 pm

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

NHTP at West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington St., Portsmouth, NH
Contact Information:Reservations & information:603-431-6644 ext. 5, reservations@nhtheatreproject.org

$20 General Admission, $16 Students & Seniors
Art' Round Town Gallery Walk
The Art Galleries of Portsmouth NH

The Art 'Round Town Gallery Walk takes place the first Friday of every month in downtown Portsmouth celebrating its inspired, intimate, urban community. 5:00-8:00pm. Combine the Gallery Walk with Shop Portsmouth Friday Night specials in shops and restaurants. View website for specific fees.

Portsmouth Harbour Trail


Portsmouth NH Harbour Tours

Memorial Day to mid-October.

Portsmouth Harbour Trail guided walking tours, Memorial Day to mid-October. Private group tours & step-on guide service available year-round

 Every Tuesday night $1 Oysters every Tuesday night at Jumpin' Jay's Fish Cafe!
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Historical Tours of the Music Hall
Historical Tours of the Music Hall Historical Tours of The Music Hall - An American Treasure for the Arts



  • Portsmouth Farmers' Market, City Hall Plaza, Saturdays, May – November (http://www.seacoastgrowers.org/)
  • Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse open to tour Sunday afternoons, 1-5pm, Memorial Day weekend  to Columbus Day, mid-October (http://www.portsmouthharborlighthouse.org/)
  • Art Exhibits & Lectures - Strawbery Banke, the Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth Athenaeum, Portsmouth Public Library, Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion and other venues
  • Performances & Shows - Seacoast Repertory Theater, The Music Hall, Prescott Park (June-August), NH Theater Project, Player's Ring and more!

For reservations please call Julie Ring  603-319-8565  or email her at jring@arborinn.com

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