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26th Annual Kitchen Tour: 2017

26th Annual Kitchen Tour: 2017

The Music Hall is proud to present its 26th Annual Kitchen Tour, this year set in the heart of Portsmouth’s Little Harbour neighborhood. Take a stroll and admire the contemporary and vintage styles created by top designers and builders in the Seacoast. With coastal influences and historic flourishes, this year’s Kitchen Tour features breathtaking kitchens of all shapes and sizes. This is the tour for people thinking about renovation or just curious about dream kitchens. It’s the perfect get-together for Mother’s Day weekend!

This is a self-guided walking tour with an easy-to-follow map that allows you to start and finish at any house you’d like. If you are looking to turn your own kitchen dreams into reality, the craftsmen, artisans, designers, and architects involved in the kitchens are identified in the tour’s guidebook.


Download the Map

GET A SNEAK PEEK OF SOME OF THE KITCHENS
Helpful Hints
  • This is a walking tour, make sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • ​Plan your route. Start at any home location, not just at Home #1.
  • Leave time for lunch at one of the great downtown restaurants. Reservations recommended.
  • Pick up a Kitchen Tour Cookbook at the B2W Box Office at The Music Hall’s Historic Theater.
WHAT TO BRING ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR

Kitchen Tour happens rain or shine! Pack a jacket, bring an umbrella, and don’t forget the sunscreen.

SUGGESTED FOOTWEAR

Thanks to the generosity of York Hospital, every attendee will be supplied with a pair of booties for the day. Please note that outside footwear and bare feet are not permitted inside the homes. Comfortable walking shoes that are easy to slip on and off are recommended.

PARKING

Check out ParkPortsmouth.com for more details on parking areas as shown on the Kitchen Tour map and beyond. Metered street parking runs in 15 mins, 2, 3, or 4-hour increments. There are no parking spaces at any of the homes.

DAY OF TICKET PURCHASES & RESTROOMS

During your tour, be sure to visit The Music Hall’s B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater at 28 Chestnut St. Here you can purchase and pick up will-call tickets, pick up maps, and use the facilities. The facilities at the Little Harbour School (50 Clough Drive) will also be available for use the day of the tour as indicated on the tour map. Tickets cannot be purchased or picked up at any of the homes.

Start the Tour

This walking tour of hand-selected homes in the heart of Portsmouth will showcase twelve charmingly revived historic and modern homes. Homes do not need to be toured in order – as long as you have your ticket, feel free to start the tour at any home on the map. Photography inside the homes is prohibited.

A NOTE ON ACCESSIBILITY

Please be aware that this is a walking tour exclusively, with no access to elevators and/or ramps.

FOOD & PROVISIONS

Be sure to visit the many local businesses in downtown Portsmouth who support the Kitchen Tour and are featured on our Kitchen Tour Map. With so many unique restaurants and cafes located downtown, there’s sure to be something for you.

Annual Sponsor:

Premier Sponsor:

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Lead Sponsors
Kitchen Tour Sponsors:
Kitchen Tour Map Sponsors:

 


B2W BOXOFFICE @ THE HISTORIC THEATER:
(603) 436-2400
24-hour Film Line:
(603) 436-9900
Business Office:
(603) 433-3100