The Piscataqua Riverfest is Portsmouth's annual celebration of the rivers and bays! Come for the traditional boat show, the Round Island Regatta, food, music, demonstrations, and vendors. This is a perfect event for all ages!
Additional aspects of the Piscataqua Riverfest include:
- Round Island Regatta – Sail, paddle, or row around the island, launching from the Peirce Island boat launch – Tickets available at RoundIslandRegatta.com. Spectators can watch from the shore
- Great Little Gundalow Derby – Kids will build their own model gundalow with parts provided, to launch into the river and race with the tide
- Piscataqua Riverfest Boat Show - Traditional boat show for vessels up to 26ft long to include lovely boats used on our rivers. Categories range from "I built it myself" to commercial boat builders. Boat show tickets available for sale online or at the gates at Strawbery Banke.
- Changing Nature – 400 Years in the Piscataqua Region exhibit open in the Sheafe Warehouse