In recognition of Independence Day, City offices, schools, the New Connie Bean Center, and the Indoor Pool are closed Friday, Jul. 4. City Hall will remain closed on Friday, July 4th. The Library will close early at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 3rd and also be closed on Friday, July 4th. The Spinnaker Point Adult Recreation Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jul. 4. The Peirce Island Pool will be open regular hours on July. 4th
Portsmouth Fireworks 2014
July 4th Fireworks will take place on Friday, July 5th at the South Mill Pond beginning at 9:15 p.m. The Police Department would like to remind people personal fireworks, including Class C sparklers are banned by City ordinance. Due to the display, the dog park will be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday July 5th to 10 a.m. Sunday July 6th. The High-Hanover Parking Garage will charge a flat $3 fee from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be no parking on 23 streets near the South Playground (except for residents of those streets). For more specific information, visit http://cityofportsmouth.com/fireworks.htm.