Portsmouth and other Seacoast towns hold their 2021 holiday parades and festivities in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Here’s a roundup of town-sanctioned holiday happenings.
Date/Time: Wednesday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Location: Exeter Town Hall
Date/Time: Friday, Dec. 3, 4-8 p.m.
Location: Rivermill at Dover Landing
Date/Time: Friday, Dec. 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Central Square, Downtown Rochester
Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m.
Location: Starts at North Hampton/Hampton town line and ends at Winnacunnet Road
Theme: “Holiday Memories”
Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 4, 1:30 p.m.
Theme: “Joy to the World”
Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m.
Location: Starts at Post Office Square and ends at John Paul Jones Park
Theme: “Celebrating Our History – Kittery’s 375th Anniversary”
Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Starts on Portsmouth Ave. near Exeter Lumber and goes through downtown on Water Street
Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m.
Location: Starts on Islington Street and travels through Market Square
Date/Time: Sunday, Dec. 5, 1 p.m.
Location: Starts at Webster at Rye on Washington Road and ends at Rye Junior High School
Date/Time: Friday & Saturday, Dec. 10 & 11, 5-9 p.m.
Location: Brentwood Recreation Center
See the full calendar for more local festivities.