Don’t feel like cooking?

Eat, play, stay and shop in
Portsmouth for Thanksgiving!



Ri Ra Irish Pub & RestaurantOpen Thanksgiving Day starting at 5pm. Offering a special menu with a heavy pie dessert option.

Roundabout Diner, Open Thanksgiving Day from 12pm – 4pm. Call 603-431-1440 to reserve your spot. Diner opens at 5:30 am.

Shearwater at Stage Neck Inn,  offering a wonderful mid-day Thanksgiving Buffet. For more information please visit their web page.

The Clipper TavernOffering Live Music Thanksgiving Eve and Night. Open Thanksgiving Day, offering traditional dinner. A second option, and a vegetarian option will be offered.  Limited appetizer menu.

The Sheraton Hotel, Offering a Thanksgiving Buffet from 11am – 3pm. Call (603) 599-2611 to reserve your spot. $39 Adults, $19 Children (under 12), Children 3 and under complimentary. Prices do not include tax and gratuity.



Visit Strawbery Banke Museumoffering “Thanksgiving Traditions through Three Centuries” guided tours each weekend in November, plus Friday Nov 23 (day after Thanksgiving).

Trace the evolution of Thanksgiving from the Puritans’ holy day of thanks to today’s family feast and homecoming. In this active, fast-paced, and multi-sensory program, discover how Thanksgiving transcended time, place and culture to become the uniquely American holiday celebrated today. Meet costumed role players, create a harvest craft, and explore homes from three centuries. In small groups guided by a museum educator, find the common themes of this holiday over three hundred years: charity, survival, gratitude, national identity, and the celebration of family and community.  Recommended for ages 5 and up. Adults $15, children 5-17 $10, children under 5 free. To purchase tickets, visit their web page here.



The Port Inn Retail Therapy Package: This offer starts on November 1st and is perfect for those looking to do some local holiday shopping. Includes shopping discounts at the outlets and other local stores. For more information, click here!

Portsmouth has many warm & inviting lodging properties to enjoy during your holiday getaway. See the list here.


Take home the perfect holiday gift by visiting our local shops.