September 20 & 21, 11-3. Rain or shine.
The Portsmouth Fairy House Tour is the world's largest fairy house tour. The 10th annual event will be held in Portsmouth's historic South End on the grounds of the Governor John Langdon House, Strawbery Banke Museum, Prescott Park and Peirce Island.
More than 100 handcrafted fairy houses made by local artists, florists, garden clubs club members, businesses, families and local school children will be on display, including 10 select fairy houses build by creative professionals and judged by a panel of three judges, including Fairy Houses Series® Author/ Illustrator Tracy Kane. Also returning this year is the Seasonal Fairy Wreath Exhibit and Raffle. Seasonal Fairy Wreaths donated by local florists and designers will be on display both days in the Tyco Visitor Center at Strawbery Banke Museum. Raffle proceeds will benefit the museum's "History in Reach" fund.
Tracy Kane, the Fairy Houses Series® author and illustrator will be on hand both days of the Tour to greet ticket holders and sign autographs. In addition, visitors can expect to see performances by the Southern New Hampshire Dance Theater and the NH Theatre Project.
Tickets on sale now!. Advanced tickets are $25 per family, $12 per adult, $8.00 per senior and $4.00 per child ages 3-12. Tickets purchased on the day of the event are $15.00 per adult, $10.00 per senior, and $5.00 per child ages 3-12 and $30 family (two adult/ two children or one adult/four children).
For more information, to purchase tickets or to register to build a house, please visit www.portsmouthfairyhousetour.com.
Location: The main information/ticket booths will be located at Peirce Island, Marcy Street, Langdon House, and the Tyco Center at
Strawbery Banke on the days of the event. Tickets and tour maps will
be available to those who have not purchased them in advance.
Ticket holders may start the tour at any location.
Parking: Limited parking is available on Peirce Island. Free parking is also available at the Portsmouth City Hall.
Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations.