Special Events

Enjoy a full range of special events at Prescott Park showcasing the local talent that the Seacoast has to offer!

The 2nd Annual Great Trivia Knock-Out

We’re once again hosting an evening of wits, revelry and delicious local fare in support of the festival's 2017 season. The greatest pub trivia event on the seacoast. Nearly twenty teams will compete to be the Knock-Out Champions and bring home the Grand Prize!

Teams - come in costume and win a fantastic prize!

Reserve your table now before they sell out!

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33rd Annual WOKQ Chowder Festival

The annual Chowder Festival offers some of the best Chowder the Seacoast has to offer. 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. $14 Adults, $7 Youth (12 & under) +$1 spoon deposit added to ticket price. Members - FREE!

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13th Annual Fairy House Tour

The Portsmouth Fairy House Tour is the world's largest fairy house tour. The 12th annual event will be held in Portsmouth's historic South End on the grounds of the Governor John Langdon House, Strawbery Banke Museum, Prescott Park and Peirce Island.

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5th Annual Wheelabrator Memorial Bridge Road Race

The Wheelabrator Memorial Bridge Road Race is a collaborative effort between Prescott Park Arts Festival and Seacoast Community School, offered as part of the Run Portsmouth Race Series.

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The 28th Annual WHEB Chili Cook-off!

On Sunday, October 8th, come and enjoy the generous samplings of more than a dozen local restaurants and experience one of the best Chili Cook-Off events around. Restaurants serve up their best chili in decorated booths for thousands of attendees to sample and cast their votes. We've seen Classic, Veggie, Chicken, Seafood... you name it, and we've got it!

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9th Annual New Hampshire Brewfest

Sample some of the finest craft beers, enjoy great food and music, and support the Prescott Park Arts Festival! Held on the grounds of beautiful Redhook Ale Brewery, this event is being presented as a special fundraiser for the Prescott Park Arts Festival in partnership with Master Brewers Association of America and WHEB's The Morning Buzz.

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