First Night 2022 Parking and Road Closure Details

December 30, 2022

Pro Portsmouth’s First Night takes place on Saturday, December 31, from 3 to 8 pm and includes ice sculpting in Market Square and a fireworks show at 7:30 pm at the South Mill Pond.

To facilitate a safe and entertaining First Night, parking on the entire length of Parrott Avenue is prohibited from 12 noon until 9 pm on December 31 and the road will be closed to vehicular traffic at 7 pm. The dog park near the South Mill Playground will close at 10 AM on December 31.

“No Parking” signs will be posted on Parrott Ave and vehicles parking in the posted areas will be towed to National Wrecker Service (295 West Road) at the owner’s expense.

On Dec 31 Foundry Place Garage offers a $3 event rate from 3 to 8 pm.