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Portsmouth’s thriving retail scene will be front and center as Shop Portsmouth Friday Nights kicks off Friday, May 22, 2015 from 5–8pm in downtown Portsmouth, as part of an initiative of the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce. Many shops will offer special surprises throughout the summer, but every shop (listed below) will be part of the Kickoff with specials ranging from refreshments to shop discounts, and from trunk shows to in-store entertainment.
Alex and Ani, Congress Street
Special Offer: Friday nights from May-October, guests will receive a complimentary gift with purchase for $75 spent or more. On May 22 for the Kickoff Party, in addition to the gift with purchase, Alex and Ani will hold a raffle to give away one pair of tickets to a Red Sox game on June 12th!
Alie Jewelers, Market Square
Shop at Alie Jewelers on May 22 and all customers will receive a free jar of jewelry cleaner with purchases on Friday night!
Celtic Crossing, Congress Street
City Shoes, Pleasant Street
Kickoff Party Special, May 22: Free gift with purchase of $100 or more.
Club Boutique, Pleasant Street
Discover Portsmouth Gifts, Corner of Islington & Maplewood
Discover Portsmouth Gifts will be offering an additional 10% off any single item to Portsmouth Historical Society members!
Flower Kiosk, Market Street
Shop at Flower Kiosk on the evening of Friday, May 22 to recieve 10% off all gift items and enjoy snacks & refreshments!
Hazel Boutique, Commercial Alley
To celebrate, we're serving bubbly, and giving you a special treat! Shop during the May 22nd Kickoff Party for Buy one, get the next of equal or lesser value 25% off (full priced merchandise only). We are not excluding ANY designers, so make sure to stop by and treat yourself!
Inside Out, Market Street
Kennedy Gallery, Market Street
Kennedy Gallery & Framing will be continuing their Spring Cleaning Sale on Friday night along with light refreshments!
Kilwins Chocolate, Fudge & Ice Cream, Congress Street
Stop in Friday evening for a special deal on fudge - buy one piece, get one free!
Puttin' on the Glitz, Market Street
Trunk Show with Angelrox - sumptuous clothing of organic cotton and bamboo. For one evening only, May 22, from 5:00 - 8:00pm, take 20% off any necklace and $20 off any large leather handbag!
Tug Boat Alley, Bow Street
Shop in Tug Boat Alley for special sales on select items throughout the store on the evening of Friday, May 22nd!
Portsmouth restaurants are getting into the act: bring your Friday receipt from one of the shops above to any of the restaurants listed below and receive a special dining offer on that same Friday:
Blue Mermaid; Book & Bar; Brazo; BRGR Bar; British Beer Company; Cava Tapas & Wine Bar; Izzy's Frozen Yogurt & Ice Cream; Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt; Portsmouth Gas Light; Ristorante Massimo; Oar House.
Shop Local! 99.9% of Portsmouth’s shops are locally owned and operated. This is a community that takes “Local” seriously by showcasing local product in the shops, local fare in the kitchens and local owners doing business in Portsmouth.
Portsmouth’s Visitor Information Kiosk in Market Square will be open every Friday this Summer until 8pm to answer questions, give directions, and share shopping tips!
Parking: Visitors can use the on street meters and the Hanover-High Parking Garage.
Returning this year: Free Weekend (Fridays-Sundays) Park + Shuttle that runs every ten minutes between the 93-car parking lot at the Connect Community Church on Market Street and the Hanover Street bus stop adjacent to the High/Hanover Parking Garage. The schedule is Fridays from 4pm - 1:30am, Saturdays from 12pm - 1:30am and Sundays from 12 – 10pm. Standard wait times for the shuttle will be approximately 10 minutes.pjsn n