"Winter Wizarding School" Vacation Camp
The magical experience of Wizarding School returns to Strawbery Banke for fun during February break — complete with a sorting ceremony, house challenges, and the awarding of a house cup! Children who enjoy fantasy will not want to miss this experience. Participants engage in daily hands-on classes with a historical spin such as “Defense Against Dying,” Potion Making, Herbology, Care of Historical Creatures, and more. By the end of the week, campers take home a wand, many magical creations, and numerous great memories. Offered for ages 7-11. Space is limited to 30 campers and a minimum of 15 campers are needed to run the program. Register early to receive your Wizarding School acceptance letter. Members $275; Nonmembers $325.
Requests for a full refund for cancellations made prior to February 1, 2022, will be honored. Cancellations made after February 1, 2022, result in partial refunds and/or program credit.
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
Historic House Season
Explore 300+ years of history. Tour historic houses on original sites, meet engaging costumed roleplayers, watch traditional crafts demonstrations, and explore heirloom gardens. Open daily from May 1 through October 31.
Liberty Fare Dining
Liberty Fare Dining's extraordinary dining experience is a whimsical nautical treat for all. Inspired by local maritime history, visitors are invited to step aboard. Enjoy a menu that varies with the season and delightful ice cream treats and bakery goods.
Portsmouth Possessions: Objects that Shaped the City Exhibit
Opening June 1, 2023
In celebration of the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire's 400th anniversary, Strawbery Banke presents "Portsmouth Possessions: Objects that Shaped the City," a new exhibit for the 2023 season. Collections on view include objects featured in the book "A History of Portsmouth NH in 101 Objects," as well as textiles, furniture, portraits, samplers, and objects relating to local industries.
Tuesdays on the Terrace Summer Concert Series
June 20-August 29, 2023, 5:30-7 PM
Enjoy acoustic music amid the summer splendor of Puddle Dock with Strawbery Banke's popular annual concert series. Each Tuesday evening, a variety of local musicians perform on the open-air stage.