Memorial Day begins at Hampton Beach Seashell

Kick off your summer on Memorial Day weekend with beautiful weather and enthusiastic entertainment.

The fun begins Saturday, May 23rd

Eastern Sound

Location: Hampton Beach Sea Shell Stage
Date: May 23, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Price: FREE
Polka Band

Sunday, May 24th

The Continentals

Location: Hampton Beach Sea Shell Stage
Date: May 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM


Location: Top of C St. on the beach
Date: May 24, 2015
Time: 9:30 PM – 9:45 PM
Price: FREE

NH Seacoast Memorial Parades and Observances

Hampton, NH – 11:30 AM, proceeding a parade which begins at the Town Offices, travels down Winnacunnet, onto Rte 1 and up High Street to the High Street Cemetery. Guest Speakers, Firing Squad, Laying of the Wreath. Winnacunnet High School Band will be present at all services excluding 8AM Hampton Beach, NH.

Hampton Beach Our Lady By The Sea Memorial – 8AM

North Hampton – 10AM The parade begins at Citizens Bank and ends at the Stone Building, 237 Atlantic Ave. Memorial Service to follow at the Stone Building.

Hampton Falls – Hampton Falls – Town Common 9AM

Rye – 9AM The Ceremony will begin with a parade from the Veterans Monument ending on the green at Central Cemetery. Participating in the parade will be New Hampshire Police Association Pipes and Drums, the Rye Junior High Band, the Rye Police and Fire Departments, Veterans, Girl and Boy Scouts, horses and vintage fire trucks.

Portsmouth – This reporter could not find any events relative to Memorial Day Observances in Portsmouth. However, there is an African American Reburrying Celebration on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd. For more information visit

It’s Family Fun Seven Days a Week at Canobie Lake Park Beginning May 22

It’s Family Fun Seven Days a Week at Canobie Lake Park Beginning May 22
Armed Services Appreciation Days To Be Held Memorial Day Weekend at Canobie

SALEM, NH – Memorial Day Weekend is when Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire, makes summer fun an everyday affair. Beginning May 22nd, Canobie will be open seven days a week with over 85 rides, games, live shows and attractions.

The Park will also hold Armed Services Appreciation Days over Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 23-25. Armed Services Members and Veterans presenting a valid U.S. Government-issued military or veteran identification at the Park on those days will be able to purchase a General Admission ticket for just $10. Children ages 12 and under may also receive the $10 admission on those days if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian presenting his or her valid US Military ID. Complete details on this and other Park specials can be found

“We are really looking forward to a terrific season this summer,” says Chris Nicoli, Canobie’s Marketing and Entertainment Manager. “We offer guests everything from extreme thrill rides to family and children’s attractions, a dedicated water play area, and many other options. We are also excited about our entirely new “SummahPalooza” line-up of over fifteen live shows that will begin later in June. We have live tribute shows, a Las Vegas-style magic act, acrobatics, bands and many more surprises all included with park admission.”

There is one low park admission price with free parking and reduced evening rates. Discount park admission coupons will also be available at partner locations sometime in June for added value. For details, hours, pricing and information about offers on corporate or group outings, visit the park’s website at or call 603-893-3506.

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With over 85 rides, games, shows and attractions – and their wild roller coaster, UNTAMED – Canobie Lake Park is New England’s premier destination for affordable family fun. Canobie Lake Park is located at exit 2 or 3 off Route 93 in Salem, New Hampshire. For more information, visit

Annual Hampton Beach Tow Truck Rodeo Returns this weekend!

A spectacular event!

New Hampshire Towing Association
Presents its 43rd Annual Trade Show
May 16 & 17, 2015
“Rain or Shine”

At the Hampton Beach State Park

You’re Invited!

By popular demand, we’re going back to the beach!!!

Join us for the New Hampshire Towing Association’s 43rd Trade Show. Let’s get together to make this the biggest and best show ever!!! Invite your family and friends to enjoy good food, raffles and demonstrations …

The information enclosed will include everything you need to exhibit and display your products as well as getting your name out further than it already is!

As a vendor, reserve your spot as soon as possible before it’s too late! The sooner you make your reservation, the better your chance of getting the spot you want! You will be able to demonstrate your equipment on the field Saturday and Sunday.

So get ready for the parade!

Forward all questions, correspondence and your application to:

Mike or Melissa Guilbeault
D&R Towing
49 Canal Street
Nashua, NH 03064

Forms and Information:
Weekend Activities
Where to Stay and Raffle Tickets
Vendor Space Form
Vendor Sponsorship Form
Trade Show Book Form
2015 Tow Show Map

We’re looking forward to working together for another fun and successful show!

N.H.T.A. Board of Directors and Officers

“Solicitation of anything other than material pertaining to the N.H.T.A. on the premises will not be tolerated”

Annual Kites Against Cancer this Sunday, May 17th!

Kites Against Cancer
Come fly a kite! Join us for this fun filled family event on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 from 11 – 3 pm near the new Oceanfront Pavilion. Kites of all colors will fill the sky above Hampton Beach as a sign of hope and support for those affected by cancer at Exeter Hospital’s 7th annual Kites Against Cancer event. This uplifting family event will be held on Sunday, May 17th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Hampton Beach (near the Oceanfront Pavilion) and will include kite flying and decorating, face painting, raffles, refreshments, music provided by Z107 and more! Warm-up with Zumba® on the beach at 11:00 am. 100% of the proceeds from this event benefit The Beyond the Rainbow Fund at Exeter Hospital providing financial assistance and support to patients in need at Exeter Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care. Kites will be available for purchase the day of the event, as well as in advance at various Seacoast area locations beginning in mid-April – $8 for one/2 for $15. Individuals are encouraged to decorate their kites or personalize in memory or in honor of a loved one. For more information visit, or call 603-580-6668.

For more information visit

Greek Taverna Night at Castaway’s – Great dancing and greek music

Greek Taverna Night
Get on your dancing shoes and head to Castaways Seafood and Grille in Seabrook NH for Greek Taverna Night!! Enjoy live Greek music by Enosis featuring vocalist Giannis Kasseris. Dance the night away and try some delicious Meze!

Call for more info. or reservations.

Event Type: Music

Phone: (603) 760-7500
Website: Click here

May. 16. 2015

Castaways Seafood and Grille
209 Ocean Blvd
Seabrook NH

29th Annual WOKQ Chowder Fest, Sunday, June 6, 2015

WOKQ Chowder Festival
Eat all you want of some of the most delicious chowder you’ve ever tasted at WOKQ’s annual Chowder Festival!Piping hot chowder made by more than a dozen restaurants across the Seacoast will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m. and the pouring won’t stop until it’s all gone!

Eat to your heart’s content and vote for the chowder of your choice!

The 29th ANNUAL WOKQ CHOWDER FESTIVAL is New England’s Oldest and Largest Chowder Tasting Event!

Each year, more than 4,000 people help kick off the Prescott Park Arts Festival summer season by enjoying more than 500 gallons of piping hot chowder served up for tasting.

Be your own judge and vote for your favorite chowder from more than a dozen restaurants as they compete for the Best Chowder title.

Sponsored in part by Taste of the Seacoast magazine, this taste-testing event has become a New England staple for chowder lovers in the three-state region. Many restaurants use this event to try out new recipes before adding them to their menu, offering a great chance to sample the newest in Chowder fare in the area. Recipes in the past have included Smoked Scallop Chowder, Manhattan Chowder, Vegetarian Chowder, Corn Chowder, and Spicy Seafood Chowder.

Restaurants compete for your vote to be honored by being awarded Best Chowder, decided by the public. Other awards include Judge’s Choice and Best Booth.

Event Type: Fairs & Festivals
Cost: $10/$7 kids 12 & under
Phone: 436-2848
Website: Click here

Jun. 6. 2015

Prescott Park
Marcy Street
Portsmouth NH
(603) 436.2848

The Amusement Park is OPEN!

Happy Spring from Canobie Lake Park!

Canobie Lake Park’s Grand Opening Weekend for 2015 will be Saturday and Sunday May 2nd and 3rd (weather permitting). The Park’s One-Day Sale, when 2015 Admission Passes may be purchased at a special reduced price, has been extended throughout the entire Grand Opening Weekend both at the Park from 11Am to 6PM on May 2 and 3, weather permitting, and online at through Sunday at midnight. Attached is a release (and the text also follows below) with more details, including a summary of what’s in store over the course of the summer.

If you need further information, or would like to schedule a visit to the Park sometime during the season, please contact Chris Nicoli, Marketing and Entertainment Manager, at 603-893-3506 ext. 4112 or


Rare commercial space available at The Casino Building!

CasinoaerialThe Hampton Beach Casino has been the heart of Hampton Beach since 1899. What is not on the ocean side of the street is here on the Casino Boardwalk. Now in its 116th Season – a rare opportunity awaits your business! We have one commercial space available for the 116th, 2015, Season. Please call our offices at 603.926.4541 for more information and come reap the benefits of NH’s premier commercial business location!


The News You’ve been waiting for! Lobster Rolls Are Better at the Beach!

It’s been a long winter and many fans, and loyal customers, have been waiting for this long overdue day to arrive, and it is finally here!
The weather is going to be beautiful and The Beach Plum in North Hampton, NH is opening for the season Friday April 10th, 2015 at 4PM.
So wait no longer – let your winter officially end and visit the Beach Plum at 17 Ocean Boulevard, North Hampton, NH all weekend long.
Be sure to friend, or like, the Beach Plum on Facebook at For information call 603.926.7451.
See you this weekend at The Beach Plum!