Category Archives: Christmas in Portsmouth

Market Square Downtown Portsmouth Christmas Parade & Vintage Christmas

Downtown Market Square in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is beginning to look a lot like Vintage Christmas ! The wreaths are beautifully and meticulously displayed on the lampposts and the town tree is standing with all of her Christmas magic ! All ages love and adore downtown Portsmouth this time of year. Full of small bakeries […]


Christmas in Portsmouth, NH A Magical Time of Year For Kids of All Ages

Portsmouth NH christmas wreaths

Thanksgiving is almost here and after all the turkey and trimmings have been enjoyed it then become the start of the Christmas season. I noticed the traditional Christmas wreaths are now hanging on the lamp posts downtown and December 1st is the lighting of the  official Portsmouth Christmas tree at the climax of the annual Christmas […]


Portsmouth NH is beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

City of Portsmouth NH Christmas tree

Portsmouth NH is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas is fast approaching and one of the sure signs is the appearance of the official Christmas tree in Market Square in downtown Portsmouth NH. Our tree is a whopper this year and almost completely covers the concrete planter it sets in. Decorations will be […]


The Christmas Dove in Barrington NH | Portsmouth New Hampshire

After a showing yesterday Ann and I were in the neighborhood and decided to pay a visit to one of the coolest Christmas specialty shops around; The Christmas Dove in Barrington New Hampshire. The founders, Linda and John Svenson, had two visions for their shop when they opened in 1973. Linda wanted a beautiful place to […]


Christmas in Portsmouth NH

Portsmouth New Hampshire is such a pretty seaside town, and the downtown area, known as Market Square, is even lovelier during the Christmas season.  We have a beautiful 4-story tall Christmas tree right in the very center of town, nicely decorated and lit at night.  All of our street lights downtown are encircled with wreaths […]