Signifying the end of Summer, Labor Day is the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy the warmer weather over a long holiday weekend. If you are looking for something to do, here are some of the events happening during Labor Day weekend 2017 near Portsmouth, NH.
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Portsmouth Farmers Market
The Portsmouth Farmers Market takes place every Saturday between May and November from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Residents and visitors can come out to the parking lot outside Portsmouth City Hall to take their pick of fresh produce, meat, cheese, eggs, and much more. Learn more.
Exeter UFO Festival
Each year, the Exeter Area Kiwanis Club puts on the Exeter UFO Festival during the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend. This year’s festival is happening on September 2 and 3 at Exeter Town Hall. The lectures will take place inside Town Hall with activities being held outside as well as at Town House Common Park. Meant for both believers and skeptics, the UFO Festival celebrates a UFO sighting that occurred 52 years ago and features a variety of speakers, activities for the kids, and a trolley to the actual UFO site in Kensington. Learn more.
Live Music near Portsmouth during Labor Day weekend
In addition to all of the other events taking place Labor Day weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to catch some outstanding live music. Here are a few great options:
- Friday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m. – The Freight Hoppers at the Dance Hall in Kittery, ME
- Saturday, September 2 at 7:00 p.m. – Ballroom Thieves at Prescott Park in Portsmouth
- Saturday, September 2 at 8:00 p.m. – Moonshine Rhythm Club at the Dance Hall in Kittery, ME
- Sunday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m. – Galactic at Prescott Park in Portsmouth