Winter is over when the Beach Plum in North Hampton Opens!

Many, from near and far, look forward to the season opening of the Beach Plum in North Hampton, NH. That time is hear! They are now open daily from 11AM to 8PM.

 

Come and get your Lobster Rolls and your free ocean-side seating!

You can visit our other locations at 2800 Lafayette Road in Portsmouth or 24 NH Rte 125, Epping, NH. Both have indoor dining.

Finish your long awaited lobster roll off with our famous Richardson’s Ice Cream!

See you at the Beach Plum!

Visit www.lobsterrolls.com for more information or visit our facebook page.

2017 Annual Penguin Plunge Hampton Beach, NH

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Hampton Beach, NH

Thank you for taking the Plunge
and for supporting Special Olympics!
We want the Plunge to be a simple and fun experience for everyone.  Follow the steps below and you’ll be ready for your first Plunge!  Have questions or concerns along the way…we’re here to help!

1. Register

  • You must pay a $50 fee (non-refundable) when registering which counts toward your fundraising minimum of $350.
  • A Plunger is a person who goes into the water at the Plunge.  A Pampered Penguin does not.

2. Fundraise

  • Create a fundraising page and share it with everyone you know!
  • The most important step to raising money is asking.  If you don’t ask, people won’t donate to your Plunge.  Ask everyone you know…friends, family, co-worker, employer, your dentist, trainer, mailman…EVERYONE!
  • Looking for a little motivation?  Check out our incentives or watch a video about Special Olympics New Hampshire athletes Bonnie, Jasmine and Charlie.
  • Click here for details.

3. Check-In

  • Everyone must check-in before 11am on Plunge Day.
  • Go to a remote check-in site to avoid long lines on Plunge Day.
  • If you are under 18, a parent/guardian must sign your waiver.
  • Click here for details.

4. Plunge

  • Bring loose, warm clothes to change into after you Plunge.
  • Wear something on your feet (old sneakers, wool socks) when you Plunge.
  • Get dressed up.  This year’s theme is under the sea!
  • Click here for details.

We’re here to Help!

  • Call us at (603) 624-1250.
  • Text Bridget Carleton at (603) 969-9572.
  • Email Bridget Carleton at BridgetC@sonh.org.

Visit http://www.sonh.org/support-and-fundraising-events/Plunges/PP/firsttime.aspx for more information, to register, or Frequently Asked Questions.

2017 High School Penguin Plunge Hampton Beach, NH

 High School Plunge

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

You’ve registered, you’ve raised money, you’ve checked-in…
now it’s time to PLUNGE!

Plungers can arrive at Hampton Beach any time after 9am. We recommend that Plungers arrive by 10am if you have not already checked-in or by 11am if you have already checked-in at one of our remote check-in sites.

There are several metered parking lots available along the beach (meters aren’t active during the winter). There are also several parking lots along the side streets, as well as behind the Casino. If you need to check in, head to the Ashworth by the Sea Hotel. If you’ve already checked-in, go directly to the Casino Ballroom.
Plungers and their guests (all must have wristbands) relax at the Casino Ballroom before the Plunge.  At 11:30 the Costume Parade will take place on the street directly in front of the Casino Ballroom.
After the Costume Parade, Plungers head to the changing tents located on the boardwalk. There are three separate changing areas (male, female and faculty/staff). Plungers are assigned to a wave (which limits the number of people taking the Plunge at one time) during check-in. We recommend that Plungers do not leave valuables in the changing tents.
Each wave will be called separately. When a wave is called, those Plungers move from the Casino Ballroom to a staging area on the beach where the countdown begins. You should bring only items that you will take with you into the water into the staging area. When the timer hits zero, the wave runs down the beach and Plunges into the Atlantic Ocean!
As you exit the water, you will be handed a towel and directed back to the changing tents. After putting on dry clothes, you can walk across the street to the Casino Ballroom where soup and hot comfort foods will be waiting.
After all waves have Plunged, there will be an award ceremony in the Casino Ballroom.
Visit http://www.sonh.org/support-and-fundraising-events/Plunges/HS/day.aspx for more information, to register, or for Frequently Asked Questions.

NH Seacoast Winter Holiday Festivals, Tree Lightings & Parades

Hampton, NH

“Celebrate Hampton” Annual Christmas Parade – December 3, 2016

The annual Hampton Christmas Parade has become the 2nd largest parade in New Hampshire.

Creating a family style Christmas, the parade is made up of marching bands, floats, entertainers, civic and military groups, youth groups and local businesses. Previous years we have had the Stanley Cup and the Clydesdales. Begins at 1PM and travels down Route 1 beginning in North Hampton. Parade finishes at the Galley Hatch Restaurant. Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/experiencehampton/

Rye, NH

Annual Rye Christmas Parade, December 4th, 2016 beginning at 1PM.

The Rye Fire Department and Rye Lions Club invite you to celebrate the Holiday Season. The parade will form behind Webster at Rye, 795 Washington Road and will march along Washington Road to the Rye Junior High School Trophies will be awarded to the winning entries. This year’s theme is A Frosty New England Holiday.


Portsmouth, NH

Bring the kids to share the excitement of Christmas at the annual countdown of the lighting of the Christmas tree in Market Square!  After the tree is lit, stay to watch the beautifully illuminated Christmas parade march down Islington Street and through Market Square. This year’s parade will include a food drive to support three local food pantries. Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to place in one of the shopping carts pushed by volunteers along the parade route.

Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with the countdown for lighting the Christmas tree. The Portsmouth Middle School Band will play holiday tunes and Christmas Carols at the parade platform and the tree will be lit at 5:30 p.m. The parade will then begin at Plaza 800 on Islington Street at 6 p.m., marching towards Market Square and ending at the South Mill Pond parking lot.

Vernis Jackson and the City’s African Burying Ground Committee and volunteers are this year’s Grand Marshal for the Portsmouth Illuminated Holiday Parade and Food Drive. In the case of inclement weather, a rain date is reserved for Sunday, December 6th.

Website; www.portsmouthnh.com/event/portsmouth-christmas-parade/

 

Seabrook, NH

The 3rd Annual Seacoast Christmas parade is on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Seabrook, NH. More information: www.facebook.com

Take a coastal drive today to Your favorite Beach Ice Cream & Lobster Roll spot Open through Oct. 23rd –

The Beach Plum, 17 Ocean Boulevard, North Hampton, NH – a favorite from folks near and far, remains open through Sunday, Oct. 23rd until 7PM. Be sure to take your coastal drive, while this weather is still magnificent, and stop by for your favorite lobster roll, clam chowder, or a quart of your favorite Richardson’s Ice Cream – While enjoying the majestic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Voted Best Lobster Roll in NH for over five years in a row.

Open daily 12PM – 7PM
603.964.7451
http://www.beachplum.net

SCREEEMFEST Haunts Canobie Lake Park Now – Oct. 30

SCREEEMFEST Haunts Canobie Lake Park Sept. 24 – Oct. 30

Two New Haunts for 2016, rides, games, ROCKtoberfest, a petting zoo and much more.

SALEM, NH – Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire, is the place to be for “screeems,” thrills and chills during the Park’s SCREEEMFEST event, each weekend from September 24 through October 30. Canobie offers one of the best varieties of fall entertainment in all of New England.

There’s fun by day with rides, games and plenty of family-friendly options, including a petting zoo on Saturday and Sunday afternoons through October 23rd. Then at night, SCREEEMFEST adds fear to all that fun through October 30th with five terrifying haunted houses, including two NEW haunts this year: Carnivus where evil clowns still rule the long-dead carnival, and Virus: Quarantine, where no one is immune. There are roaming “monsters” and a monster parade throughout the park, Halloween-themed games and much more.

You can also enjoy a variety of live entertainment at no additional charge during SCREEMFEST. Canobie’s ROCKtoberfest event features a different legendary rock tribute band each weekend during SCREEEMFEST featuring professional touring bands. Also appearing is the live and freaky “SwingShift SideShow,” performing strange feats of physical daring that are truly not for the faint of heart.

A “Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Prince” show will be presented from September 24 to October 10, while “Tribute to Michael: Ghosts,” will thrill audiences from October 14 to October 30.

One low admission price for Canobie Lake Park SCREEEMFEST includes all haunted houses, operating rides, ROCKtoberfest, the Petting Zoo, live entertainment and more. For Park hours, show schedules, directions and information about group discounts, visit canobie.com.

Trick or Treat NH Seacoast Towns

Trick or Treat for NH Seacoast Towns are as follows:

Hampton Falls, NH Monday, October 31, 2016; 5-7 p.m.

Hampton, NH Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:30-8 p.m.

North Hampton, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 4-7 p.m.

Portsmouth, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 5-8 p.m.

Portsmouth, NH Halloween Parade Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7 p.m.

Rye, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 5-7 p.m.

Seabrook, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Haunted Hotel Returns to Lamie’s Tavern Oct. 25th & 26th

The Haunted Hotel has become a Hampton custom. Hosted by the Winnacunnet HIgh School Theater Department.

This year the Haunted Hotel is appropriately entitled CarniEvil.

Tickets are only $5.00 p.p. and it is sure to be a frightful experience.

For more information visit http://www.oldsaltnh.com/the-old-salt/promotions/haunted-hotel/

October 25th & 26th from 5PM – 9PM at Lamie’s Inn & Tavern, 490 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH.

All proceeds benefit Winnacunnet High School Theater Department.

Annual Sand Sculpting Competition June 16, 17, 18

Only at Hampton Beach, NH

Event Details

Come watch 15 Masters of the Sand Sculpture Universe compete for over $15,000.00 in prize money. The event will take place June 16-18, 2016. Awards will be handed out on Saturday, June 18, 2016 on the Seashell Stage. Followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. All for FREE! The fun starts on Hampton Beach when the “Grady Bunch” starts pounding up the demo site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing. Watch Greg Grady and “The Grady Bunch” build a mammoth Sand Demo Site. The competition is by invitation only. Interested Master Sand Sculptors may contact event co-organizer: http://www.greggrady.com/ or visit the Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition Facebook Page. The event is funded by the Hampton Beach Village District and Sponsors, in cooperation with The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce and The NH Division of Parks.

Sculptures are on display next to the Seashell and will be on display through July 2nd, 2016.

Weekly Wednesday Night Fireworks begin tonight June 15th

Enjoy spectacular firework shoots every Wednesday night during the summer at Hampton Beach. Fireworks begin at 9:30 PM and can be seen from most of the beach. They are shot off at Hampton Beach across from C Street. If that’s not enough, come to enjoy the free live Seashell Summer Concert Series that plays nightly beginning at 7:00 PM. Come, dine, play, enjoy! Hamptonbeach.com!