2015 Tour Dates and Times:
Friday, November 20th: 5-8pm
Saturday, November 21st: 10am-5pm
Sunday, November 22nd: 10am-5pm

Every year, on the weekend before Thanksgiving, a group of local artists open their studios to the public to show new work, see friends and neighbors, and celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. Join us on the Portsmouth Holiday Arts Tour this November for a weekend of exceptional craft in New Hampshire.

Latest News From the Arts Tour


2014 Tour Now Brochure Available

The new tour brochure is online, with an updated map for 2014. This is the 14th year of the Tour, and we have three new artists joining us. Explore the updated website to learn more about this year’s Tour. Visit


Lucky Thirteen

Lucky Thirteen: Thirteen artists present the 13th Annual Portsmouth Holiday Arts Tour November 22-24, including two new artists Portsmouth, NH Books created from nautilus shells, ornamental “spirit houses”, and brilliantly colored felted scarves join the impressive variety of locally crafted

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Local Artists to Host Third Annual Portsmouth Holiday Arts Tour (2003 archive)

Popular “Open House-Open Studio” Event Features 16 Artists at 6 Locations Over 3 Days PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Over 500 art lovers from across New England are expected to visit the New Hampshire Seacoast this weekend to attend