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Parties & Events

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There are five NHFF parties held throughout the weekend: NH Day & Night Party, Opening Night Celebration, Harbour Place Tent Party, Piscataqua Gala, and the VIP Brunch. These events take place at Portsmouth’s finest clubs, bars, and restaurants highlighting the beauty of the city, and promoting filmmaker to audience connections in a relaxed yet lively environment.

To attend parties you must have a festival VIP or Weekend pass a Day Pass on the day of the party you would like to attend, or a ticket from an event on that day. VIP pass holders have priority admission to all events and all others are admitted on a space available basis.

Trailer Release Party

Celebrate the NHFF Press and Kick-Off Party with 160 Tap Lines and 18 Flat Screens
October 1, 2014
Thirsty Moose Taphouse
21 Congress St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 427-8645

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Flatbread Co.
Organic, wood-fired pizza, micro-brews and a friendly, down-to-earth atmosphere make Flatbread Co. a perfect stop to recharge during your NHFF experience.
138 Congress St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-7888

Opening Night Celebration (Friday)

Portsmouth Gaslight
One of Portsmouth’s largest nightspots, the Gaslight traditionally hosts the Friday night after-party.
64 Market St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 430-9122

Harbour Place Tent Party (Saturday afternoon)

The Marina at Harbour Place
Exclusive Deep-water Docking in the Heart of Historic Downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire on the Piscataqua River, the marina is the location for the Saturday afternoon tent party
1 Harbour Pl., Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-0915

Saturday Night After Party (Saturday Night)

Martingale Wharf
Portsmouth’s hottest new venue for a swanky good time where you’ll enjoy mingling with celebrity quests, industry insiders, and film enthusiasts at the Saturday night after party
99 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

VIP Brunch (Sunday Morning)Acceptance-Package copy.indd

100 Club
11:00am – 1:00pm
100 Market St., Portsmouth, NH 03801

Closing Night Awards Ceremonies (Sunday Night)

The Music Hall
An awards presentation closes the festival, recognizing the best films from the 14th annual event.
28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, NH 03801