The 24th

September 28-29, 2024
Downtown Portsmouth, NH

The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival is a donation-supported volunteer-run free annual event with a free ticketed evening concert.
Check back soon for more information about the 2024 festival, other events we run, and to learn about our history. For now, stay updated on our Facebook page.


The Gawler Sisters

Pressgang Mutiny

and many more coming soon!

Monthly Second-Saturday Virtual Sing

    The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival hosts a virtual sing on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
    Please join us on 2nd Saturdays, from 3-5 pm EDT for a very special afternoon of traditional maritime song with traditional folk singers from New England and all over the world.

Upcoming Dates

The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival is a New Hampshire nonprofit and
an affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society of America.

Generously Sponsored By:

Country Dance & Song Society
Celtic Crossing
Allegra Marketing • Print • Mail
Black Heritage Trail New Hampshire
Cheese Louise
Portsmouth Discovery Map
Flatbread Pizza Company Portsmouth
First United Methodist Church
Discover Portsmouth Center
Gas Light Wood Fired Cooking
Folk Music Society of New York
John Paul Jones House
Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge, Ice Cream
Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden
Sail Portsmouth
Old Ferry Landing
Portsmouth Historical Society
Stock + Spice
The Music Hall
The Portsmouth Brewery
The Fabulous Find Resale Boutique
The Spice & Tea Exchange Portsmouth
The Press Room Bar
Treehouse Toys
The Works Bakery & Cafe
Village Silversmith
Wood Island Life Saving Station Association