Portsmouth Halloween Parade




This grassroots community event is held rain or (moon) shine. Come in costume or just come to watch and share in the Halloween festivities. Now in its 16th year, the parade is all about community and creativity - you won't find costumes off the rack at this Halloween event.

Though the parade is all-inclusive and celebrates individuality, there are a few rules, such as no open flames, motorized vehicles, throwing of objects and other pretty common sense guidelines. Visit www.spookyportsmouth.com for a full list of rules, plus a special note to parents (the parade is an all-ages event) that outlines what kind of environment they can expect.

After the parade the party traditionally continues in the various bars and pubs throughout the town, so plan to make an evening of it!

Find more info on Facebook and follow the parade on Twitter for recent updates.

See our events calendar for more spooky fun around the state.

Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

  1. Steven Tyler Gives Back
    The rocker's new charity, Janie's Fund, benefits victims of child abuse and neglect.
  2. Summer Shopping in Wolfeboro
    Gear up for a summer at the lake.
  3. Local Burger and Sweet Potato Fries Recipes
    Grill up the perfect burger using local ingredients. Plus, serve it with homemade sweet potato...
  4. Sugar Hill: The Place to Be This June
    June is the best time to catch the meadows of Sugar Hill lit up with blooming lupine. Here's your...
  5. Star maker Kathy Longsderff
    Kathy Longsderff of New England Models Group talks about the modeling industry in NH and the...
  6. Best of NH 2016 Desserts, Ice Cream Stands, Coffee and Bakeries
    Ready for coffee and dessert? Step it up a notch with locally roasted brews, ice cream macarons,...
  7. Best of NH 2016 Food Odds & Ends
    Looking for the best vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free options? Want to find a local cheesemaker?...
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags