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Hampton Beach Seafood Festival

Seafood Fest 2019!!   September 6, 7, 8

  • Friday - 4 PM to 9 PM
  • Saturday - 10 AM to 9 PM
  • Sunday - 10 AM to 6 PM

The Hampton Beach Seafood Festival has been acclaimed as "One of the Top 100 Events in North America", by the American Bus Association.

Festivities include over 50 of the Seacoast's top restaurants serving an abundance of mouthwatering seafood, 80 Arts & Crafts vendors promoting locally made products, hundreds of Ocean Boulevard merchants offering end-of-the-season Sidewalk Sales, continuous Culinary Chef Demonstrations and two stages of continuous entertainment with 15 Bands and Orchestras.  Make sure you see the Lobster Roll Eating Competition and the spectacular fireworks display on Saturday and on Sunday spectators will view an amazing Sky Diving extravaganza by Sky Dive New England.

Hampton Beach Vacation Event

Expect some great food like fried clams, lobster, shrimp, BBQ ribs, etc, and don't forget about desserts, so much to choose from. There will also be a 200- foot beverage tent serving beer and wine.

Seafood Fest Hampton NH

This amazing event takes place right on Ocean Blvd from H Street right to the Memorial Statue.

                   Friday-4PM to 9 PM, Saturday- 10 AM to 9 PM and Sunday-10 AM to 6 PM


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60 of the Seacoast’s top restaurants serving an abundance of mouthwatering seafood.  Choose from favorites like fried clams, shrimp, and lobster (steamed, fried, or in a roll) to non-seafood items like BBQ Ribs, “Blooming Onions” and sumptuous desserts.

80 Arts & Crafts vendors promoting locally made products and hundreds of Ocean Boulevard merchants offering end-of-the-season Sidewalk Sales.Continuous Entertainment on two stages featuring 15 Bands and Orchestras playing a variety of music — Blues, Jazz, the Oldies but Goodies, and even a little Rock & Roll!

Spectacular fireworks display — Saturday at 8:15 PM.

A "Don't Miss" thrilling Skydiving demonstration, Sunday at 5 PM.

Pat Whitley Culinary Chef Demonstrations Saturday and Sunday 11 AM to 2 PM.

A 200-foot beverage tent serving beer and wine!

A beach cabana bar in the sand!

Annual Lobster Roll Eating Contest Saturday, 2:00 pm

Ocean Boulevard (Center Beach) is closed to traffic and becomes a pedestrian mall.

FREE SHUTTLE & PARKINGFree parking and shuttle service is available at over 13 in-town satellite parking lots. The shuttle service has proved to be the fastest, safest, and most cost-effective way to get to the Festival.  With no cost and less aggravation; it has become the most popular way to attend and enjoy the Festival.  For a complete list of available lots check out our website at  –OR– Park at the NH State Park (near Seabrook Bridge, Rte. 1A).  Parking is $15 per car with FREE TROLLEY SERVICE.


Wear comfortable shoes!  Do not eat before you come!  Make an early reservation at one of our fine lodging establishments.  Bring your friends and family.  Please note:  Pets are NOT allowed per town ordinance.

Written by Lubohn



















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