Come and enjoy the unique family fun at the Lilac Festival at the Wentworth Coolidge House in Portsmouth, NH.
At 11:00am – Tracy Kane will be reading from her Fairy Houses Series of books. Then families will help create a Fairy Houses Village.at this wonderful and very special historic site on the tidal inlet.
This beloved Seacoast event features a wide array of activities for children & families, lilac enthusiasts, and history buffs. Children will love building fairy houses with Tracy Kane, creating art projects, searching the grounds on a treasure hunt, visiting an alpaca petting zoo, and more!
We will also have guest lectures by lilac experts (1pm), a silent auction, tours of the Mansion, and sales of many lilac varieties, including plants descended from our 250 year old lilacs, the oldest in the United States.
Artists participating in a plein air event will be onsite during the Festival, capturing the Site’s gorgeous seaside views, lush green lawns, and century old lilacs. Their work will be featured in the onsite gallery.
Ample parking is available on site and on Little Harbor road. Guests are invited to use various means of transportation, including walking, bicycles, kayaks, and canoes.
Admission is free.
375 Little Harbor Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801