Hampton Beach Summer Events Calendar

Beachgoers on a summer afternoon

Above, beachgoers on a summer afternoon at Hampton Beach.

Annual Events at Hampton Beach

June 15-17

Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Contest

      Sand is delivered, Thursday, June 8

      Sponsors Site Sculpture Created, Friday to Monday, June 9-12

      People’s Choice voting, Saturday, June 17 (1-3 pm)

      Awards Ceremony, Saturday, June 17 (7 pm)

      Sculptures are illuminated nightly through Sunday, June 25

 July 11-13

   Hampton Beach Country Music Fest

July 30

   Miss Hampton Beach Pageant (2 pm)

August 14-18

   Children’s Festival and Parade

August 25-27

   Hampton Beach Talent Competition

September 2 (rain date September 3)

   Cirque du Hampton Beach

September 8-10

   Hampton Beach Seafood Festival (Click here for Tickets)

September 16

   Hampton Beach Fire Show on the Beach

Weekly Events at Hampton Beach


    Movies on the Beach

Tuesdays and Thursdays (7 am)

    Yoga on the Beach (signups required at www.HamptonBeachYoga.com)

Wednesdays and Holidays


Daily Events at Hampton Beach

   Children’s Playground (12,000 square feet in the heart of the beach)

   Music at the Bandshell, 80 free live music performances, 7-8 pm and 8:30 to 9:30 pm between Memorial Day to Labor Day (Thursdays are Country Music Nights with line-dancing lessons) Click here for 2023 schedule information.