Stay & Play
3S Artspace is a nonprofit alternative arts organization that combines performance space, an art gallery and Block Six restaurant. We’re dedicated to presenting and supporting bold, emerging art and entertainment and cultivating an informal space for the exchange of ideas and creativity. 3S has been years in the making, years of careful planning, collaboration and programming within our community. The idea sprang from the need to provide space for the kind of experiences that shape us all. Our home in downtown Portsmouth is a place for curious minds of all ages and backgrounds to gather, explore, cultivate new perspectives and ideas and fall in love with the experiences of eating, seeing, hearing and making, all under one roof.
The go-to shop for homebrewing needs, kegging supplies. Plus ingredients and equipment for making wine, soda, cider and mead at home. All-grain equipment. Kegging equipment. CO2 exchanges. Classes. Guest speakers. Situated in the same building as Earth Eagle Brewings tasting room & brewery.
Acorn Kitchen is a multipurpose, fully-liscensed community culinary rental facility for creating and packaging food products for sale, conducting hands-on cooking classes, recipe development and testing, food styling photography, webcast and television production.
With locations in Portsmouth and Rochester, Anchorage Inn & Suites offers well-appointed standard rooms, newly-renovated studio suites with kitchenettes, as well as two-room luxury suites. Guests will enjoy complimentary breakfast, indoor pool and waterfall whirlpool, fitness center, and all the conveniences to make your stay pleasant while traveling to the Seacoast.
It’s a gratifying feeling watching a child set a goal and them accomplish that goal. We’re working to teach in a fun and safe environment, and be an active member in our community.
The Children’s Museum of NH strives to create meaningful, memorable family learning experiences among exhibits focused on dinosaurs, music, aeronautics, world cultures, and more. The museum also hosts live performances, workshops, and special events.
COAST provides safe, affordable and easy to use public transit services through a network of 12 bus routes operating on fixed schedules and connecting 11 seacoast communities, investing in efficient and affordable mobility for all is one key to an economically vibrant and healthy local economy.
Discover Portsmouth is the place where you can find all you need to know about cultural Portsmouth. Our staff and volunteers are up to date on the many happenings in the city. We can suggest a new play at a small theater company, where to catch a blockbuster art opening, or which historic house has a great collection of Chinese export porcelain.
We also invite to you watch our short film on the history of Portsmouth, tour our free art exhibits, or browse through our Museum Shop.
Puzzles and games for the whole family. We enable people to “unplug” and enjoy quiet time doing a puzzle or playing board games with family and friends.
The product of a life long nautical upbringing and many years in the marine insurance business, Evan founded East Coast Marine Surveyors to answer a lifelong purpose. The business is based in downtown Portsmouth and offers pre-purchase surveys as well as condition and valuation surveys normally required of banks, lenders and insurance companies prior to issuing loans or underwriting vessel coverage.
Our programs – held throughout the tidal towns of the Piscataqua – connect our maritime history with contemporary coastal issues such as water quality, habitat restoration, conservation, and stewardship.
Celebrating their 24th year in business, Izzy’s has proven itself to be a fixture in the downtown Portsmouth experience. From rich and creamy ice cream produced by local family owned dairy farms to delicious nonfat softserve frozen yogurt, everyone can find something to enjoy.
New owners Meg Hunter and Russ Levreault are continuing the tradition of Portsmouth’s oldest continuously operated bed and breakfast. Open year round, feel comfortable and welcome a short ten minute walk from downtown.
Everybody who works here loves to ride bikes: on the road, on trails, commuting or just having fun. We provide free lifetime tune ups with every new bike purchase.
Creating and performing intimately scaled original productions that celebrate the culture, history and literature of New England.
Port City Mopeds was founded in 2007 by a crew of young Portsmouth natives. After years of mastering the service and repair of antique motorbikes, Port City ‘Peds’ offerings have expanded to comprehensive service and repair of both vintage and contemporary motorbikes, new and used sales, and rentals. Whether you’ve got a Puch Maxi or a Honda Ruckus, Port City ‘Peds are the guys who can keep your ride on the road. If you’re looking to purchase a moped, perhaps a brand new Tomos Sprint or a refurbished Motobecane Mobylette. And just looking to joyride for the day? PC’P can set you up with a rental from our fleet.
The Port Inn is the longest operating lodging facility in Portsmouth. As a locally owned independent business, we value our connections to the Seacoast Community. Experience boutique accommodations just minutes from downtown Portsmouth and situated perfectly en route to Maine.
PMAC) Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community music and arts school serving the seacoast. Our mission is to build community through the arts by providing all people with the opportunity to achieve their full creative potential, regardless of their age, ability, or economic status. PMAC offers music and fine arts instruction to students starting at age 5 in the form of private instruction, ensembles, art classes, adult education and more! Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education and the proud home of over 30 music and art educators in the region.
The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra is a 65+ piece orchestra of local professionals, educators, dedicated amateurs and advanced from the greater Seacoast area. The Orchestra presents three concerts each season at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH.
Presenting a full range of entertainment in beautiful Prescott Park. All events, from music theater to music festivals, concerts to kids’ events, are offered free to the general public.
Artfully restored, riverside mill space in historic downtown Dover featuring classic 1800s brick and beam architecture, park and river views, and room to accommodate 75 to 350 guests. Knowledgeable staff with a flexible approach to events.
Our year round indoor facility has 50,000 square feet and features everything you’ve dreamed about riding or skating all under one roof.
We have been consistently voted “One of America’s Top-100 Golf Ranges” by Golf Range Magazine 6 or the last 8 years. It features top-notch Golf Instruction, the seacoast’s largest grass practice tee, premium lighting for late night summer play, heated hitting stations for year-round practice, along with the area’s best mini-golf track for the whole family to enjoy. The Sagamore Golf Center is also the proud home of The First Tee of New Hampshire.
The Seacoast Repertory Theatre is a professional non-profit theater and is committed to contributing to the cultural richness of the Seacoast region through the shared experience of live theatre and the collaboration with community arts organizations. Our inclusive programs are created to empower and inspire the imaginations of each and every member of our community.
At Seacoast Sewing and Quilting we are passionate about sewing and creating. Portsmouth is a great center of art, creativity and education, and we celebrate this by sharing our passion and inspiration for all things sewable. Please stop by and visit us soon. It’s all about you and your love of sewing!
Strawbery Banke is about connecting with the past. Visitors to Strawbery Banke have the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived and worked in this typical American neighborhood throughout four centuries of history. Through its restored houses, its featured exhibits, its historic landscapes and gardens, and its interpretive programs, Strawbery Banke tells the stories of the many generations who settled in the Portsmouth, NH, community from the late l7th to the mid-20th century.
The Music Hall is a performing arts center featuring curated entertainment from around the world in two theaters in its downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire campus – one, a landmark 1878 Victorian theater, designated an American Treasure for the Arts by the US Senate, the other the intimate Music Hall Loft around the corner, recently named “best performing arts venue” by Yankee Magazine and the recipient of the NH AIA award for design excellence.
A citizen-driven grassroots program dedicated to creating a walk-friendly, vibrant downtown through advocacy for pedestrian-oriented way-finding signage and for City infrastructure improvements to improve the quality of pedestrian facilities, safety, and accessibility. Leveraging web-based technologies, we will highlight our community assets for visitors and residents, as well as promote programs to educate the public of the health, economic and environmental benefits of walking in our urban center.