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Prescott Park, Portsmouth

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Prescott Park Arts Festival presents a summer full of admission-free concerts, musical theatre, festivals, dance, art, kids events and more in the beautiful, waterfront Prescott Park in downtown Portsmouth, NH.

Since 1974, the festival has reached more then 3.5 million people through more than 10,000 productions and events.
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  • Beautiful gardens right on the waterfront. Annuals, perennials big grassy areas for a picnic. Also concerts, movies, plays happen during the summer months. Bring a beach chair and watch a show!  more »
  • Prescott Park is a lovely waterfront park with beautiful gardens. Take the walk over the bridge to the little island. Enjoy watching the local fishing fleet come into or out of port. A wonderful way t...  more »
  • Prescott Park offers visitors and residents another venue for enjoy live theater, but there is so much more to see. You can walk through formal gardens with fountains or watch boat action on the river...  more »
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  • This is a beautiful park on the river bank! In addition to having some great gardens and a river walkway, there are many shows during the summer! There are moving nights, plays and concerts that are free (with a suggested donation.) They also have concession stands during the show season.
  • Beautiful spot for a short walk, relax by the docks, or sit around on the benches. Public men/women/family bathrooms. Fountain in the middle of the park, nice gardens, and small stage with energetic performances that attract significant buzz when it's warmer out.
  • Portsmouth is one of the most historic places in the whole of the USA, and is worth a visit just for that. While you're there you must visit Prescott Park. We were there in the winter and it was covered in snow, but would love to see it in full bloom.
  • On the "Awesomeness" scale Prescott Park rates a 10. About 3 blocks from downtown, full of all sort s of music and related events during warmer weather, waterfront, spectacular gardens, and lots of open, green spaces to enjoy. A treat for all ages.
  • Such a beautiful park to visit - I love wandering through the park checking out the river traffic and the gorgeous gardens. Summer's coming and so are the plays and concerts and festivals!