New Hampshire Magazine's Best of New Hampshire Party features food and drink from 60 of the state's "Best" restaurants and businesses, plus music from the "Best" bands. One ticket buys the whole night of fun. And it's for a good cause – to raise money for the New Hampshire Food Bank!Think of it as the biggest (indoor) blockparty you've ever been to, packed with delicious food and desserts from the state's top restaurants, drinks, entertainment and more.Take a look at photos from last year's party, or click here for a video tour by N.H. comedian Jimmy Dunn. You can also read over the 2009 Readers' Poll winners and Editor's Picks to get a sense of who might make an appearance.This year we're thrilled to announce the return of the Compaq Big Band! They've delighted Best of NH Party-goers in the past, and sure to get everyone dancing the night away once again.Also on the entertainment schedule is the Super Secret Project, the group behind the hilarious "Granite State of Mind" parody video, and New Hampshire band JamAntics! Click here to check them out.We're now happy to announce two new additions to the entertainment lineup - UNH's a cappella group Not Too Sharp and Manchester-based West African drumming and dancing group the Akwaaba Ensemble.We'll post more entertainment details here as they become available, so check back soon!Event details:June 24, the Verizon Wireless Arena
555 Elm St., Manchester5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 the day of.
Children ages 4 – 10 are $15; Children 3 and under do not require tickets.
Tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster.
This article appears in the June 2010 issue of New Hampshire Magazine