Celebrate a New England Thanksgiving
Give thanks in Portsmouth and the Seacoast by visiting one of our recommended establishments for a special Thanksgiving meal. See other holiday-time deals and recommendations below!
Ashworth by the Sea
This bountiful Thanksgiving buffet starts at 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and takes place in their newly renovated grand ballroom. Featuring traditional favorites, a chef-attended carving station and a decadent display of various desserts. Adults $36.95, Children 4 to 12, $17.95 and children 4 and under free.
The Oar House
The prix fixe dinner is $42 per person with a child’s portion for $15 for kids 10 and under. Dishes include their famous clam and corn chowder, prime rib or even a steamed lobster as well as traditional turkey dinner all in a space with classic ambience with historic charm.
The Sheraton Portsmouth, Two-Fifty Market
Enjoy a buffet in the Grand Ballroom at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. for $39 for adults and $19 for children under 12. The Pre Fixe Thanksgiving menu is served from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at $35 for adults and $15 for kids under 12. There’s a choice of app, entree and dessert including their clam chowder carved turkey dinner and a rib eye.
The River House
The Wentworth by the Sea and SALT Kitchen & Bar
Enjoy up to 10% off + a Thanksgiving dinner for two prepared by SALT’s award winning chefs.
Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, NH invites you to spend your Thanksgiving weekend with them at their New Hampshire resort.
Thanksgiving Package Includes:
• Up to 10% off
• Deluxe hotel accommodations for two from November 27 – 30
• Three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner for two in SALT Kitchen & Bar on November 28 from 1pm -10pm
Visit their website or call for more information or to make reservations!
Enjoy a Thanksgiving Benedict for brunch or a Thanksgiving Burger. New winter drink menu features all things warming, spiced and comforting. Waissal, Pitchers of spiced rum cocktails, pumpkin painkillers and more!
On Small Biz Saturday, enjoy an improv show with Dorks in Dungeons kicking off their 8th season!
Dorks in Dungeons: Season 8 Episode 1
Saturday, November 30
Doors 7:30pm / Show 8pm
$12 (Pay what you can at the door)
This is a seated event.
Dorks in Dungeons follows the story of a fantastical courier troop, the Special Parcel Service of Continentia, as they struggle to make heroic mail deliveries in the face of grave danger and their own incompetence. Their success or failure is determined by the roll of a 20-sided die–reminiscent of role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons–and every audience member has a chance to change the story according to their whim.
Drag Haus - Dragsgiving
The Best Kings and Queens on the Seacoast
The Red Light Series, The Rep’s adult alternative programming brings together Cirque, Theatre, Vaudeville, Dance, Drag, Fashion, Burlesque, Live Visual Arts, Technological Innovations and Puppets, to create a fully immersive sight and sound smorgasbord.
Viewer discretion is advised, may contain: Strong language, nudity, or suggestive themes.
Strawbery Banke Museum
300 YEARS OF THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS — 90 MINUTE GUIDED TOURS
Saturdays & Sundays, November 2 – December 1, 2019 — plus Fri. Nov. 29th!
10 am – 2 pm (Last 90-minute tour begins at 2 pm)
November visitors to Portsmouth can trace the evolution of Thanksgiving from the Puritans’ holy day of thanks to today’s family feast and homecoming at Strawbery Banke Museum, the 10-acre outdoor living history museum.
This 90-minute, fast-paced, multi-sensory program, explains how Thanksgiving transcended time, place and culture to become the uniquely American holiday celebrated today. Participants in the tour meet costumed roleplayers, 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.
Guided tours are offered on the hour, last 90-min tour starts at 2:00 pm. Tour is recommended for ages 5+.
The Music Hall
Be the first to see the Ogunquit Playhouse at The Music Hall’s production of Annie! Previews shows are happening Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Friday Nov. 29, leading up to Opening Night at 7:30pm on Friday! Featuring Broadway actors and dancers, Annie is heartwarming and hilarious. Sally Struthers’ show-stealing Miss Hannigan is back in a production that will knock your socks off. Bring Annie home for the holidays!
The Hotel Portsmouth
Fall is the perfect time to escape to Portsmouth! The crowds have gone and the cooler temperatures mean cozying up in your room or the relaxing common spaces and strolling through the stunning city streets, enjoying all the colors of the season. They’re offering 15% off midweek stays from now through December 1, 2019!
Available midweek (Sunday-Thursday) from September 9-December 1, 2019. Call The Hotel Portsmouth For more details and to book!
York Harbor Inn
Offering two great options for your Thanksgiving celebration!
Join them for a buffet, served in their 1637 dining room and Yorkshire Ballroom, or choose a 3 course meal, with dessert buffet served in their Ships Cellar Pub! Call to make your reservation!