Citywide Neighborhood Committee Celebrates National Night Out Aug 1

August 1, 2023

Portsmouth Citywide Neighborhood Committee Celebrates National Night Out on August 1, 2023

Portsmouth, New Hampshire -- Portsmouth joins more than 17,000 communities nationwide to celebrate the 40th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 (rain date August 8) from 5 to 7:30 pm. National Night Out is a community-building event that promotes neighborhood partnerships with the police, fire, and public works departments, as well as city officials, while fostering neighborhood camaraderie.

Organized by the Citywide Neighborhood Committee and the Portsmouth Police Department, National Night Out is an evening filled with outdoor social activities and neighborhood block parties. With the participation of 18 neighborhoods, the City has celebrated this cherished tradition for the past 28 years.

Participating neighborhoods include:

  • Atlantic Heights (Hislop Field)
  • Bersum Gardens (332 Leslie Dr.)
  • Cliff Rd. & Walker Bungalow (Cliff Rd.)
  • Creek Neighborhood (Pine Street Playground)
  • Echo Ave. / Woodlawn Circle / Hillcrest Dr. (200 Woodlawn Circle)
  • Elwyn Park (Van Buren & Adams)
  • Frank Jones (Corpus Christi field on Woodbury)
  • Gosling Meadows (40 Wedgewood Rd.)
  • Islington Creek (Rock Street Park)
  • Kent Street (Lincoln & Rockland)
  • Lafayette West End (Circle on Sewall Rd.)
  • Maple Haven (Maple Haven Park)
  • Pannaway (Pannaway Playground)
  • South End (Four Tree Island)
  • Spinnaker Point Condos (70 Spinnaker Way)
  • Wamesit Place (195 Greenleaf Ave.)
  • Cedars of Portsmouth (2200 White Cedar Blvd.)
  • WAHOO (199 Wibird)

Contact Elaine Apatang, CNC co-chair at for more information.

Citywide Neighborhood Committee National Night Out neighborhoods