Enjoy first-run movies as they are meant to be seen in this unique 1945 restored Art-Deco theatre. Enjoy lunch or dinner while you watch the latest theatrical releases.
Concerts on the Water
Meet your friends at the water and grab a beer! Get an early start on your weekend at Festival Park at the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion where some of the best local musicians headline this event every Thursday from 6:30 – 9 pm.
Stay Tuned for the 2024 Music Lineup!
Murals & Public Art
The Portsmouth Cultural Arts District encompasses the waterfront and continues down High Street. Enjoy strolling the brick sidewalks and view more than a dozen examples of public art that are scattered throughout Olde Towne. With whimsical murals like a two-story-tall Speckled Trout and statues like the First Amendment Sculpture, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion
The best place to spend an exciting night, and just a few blocks away from pre-show dinner and drinks! Located on the water’s edge and fully covered, the Pavilion plays rain or shine.
Seawall Art Show
Come down to the 50th annual Seawall Art Show which brings artists, vendors, and musicians from around the nation to show off their best work.
Stay Tuned for the 2024 Dates!
High Street from Court to Crawford Streets
With more than 75 juried artists, expect to find a little of everything, from wood carving to oil paintings, handwoven clothing to art glass, fine jewelry, pottery, and more. Enjoy great food, and live entertainment including:
Mary Veale & the Colonials
Historic Portsmouth characters educate and entertain with stories, songs, and word origins from the Colonial Era and beyond. Take a walking tour that brings history to life while strolling through Olde Towne Portsmouth.
Yoga in the Courtyard
Change up your routine and join us for our weekly Yoga in the Courtyard sessions, hosted every Saturday in the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center courtyard. It’s the perfect way to start your day, fully relaxed and ready for the weekend!
Every Saturday 9 – 10 am!
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
Wander through the rotating exhibits in our delightful art gallery. Enjoy a wide variety of local and national art that includes glass, pottery, fiber arts, and much more!
Take your time walking through the historic homes on your way to the seawall and marvel at the spectacular architectural variety from home to home.