2023 PORTSMOUTH HOLIDAY PARADE
The City of Portsmouth is providing a wheelchair-accessible seated viewing area for the holiday parade. This area is on the sidewalk along Islington Street between Maplewood and Bridge Street and is reserved for people who have difficulty standing, along with their companions. Space and seating are limited and available on a first-come basis. Nearby public parking includes the Bridge Street Lot, Worth Lot, and Foundry Garage. Access Navigators will provide assistance and holiday cheer.
2023 HALLOWEEN PARADE
The City of Portsmouth is providing a seated viewing area for the Portsmouth Halloween Parade located on the sidewalk along Marcy Street adjacent to Prescott Park near the intersection with State Street. The wheelchair-accessible area is reserved for people who have difficulty standing along with their companions. Space and seating are limited and available on a first-come basis. Accessible parking is available in the Prescott Park parking lot near Memorial Bridge. Access Navigators will be the hosts of the space, providing assistance and community spirit.
This accessibility guide helps people with mobility challenges in Portsmouth stay engaged in the community. The Access Navigators team takes to the streets to inspect restaurants and cultural attractions for physical barriers that impact accessibility and regularly updates our findings in this handy guide. You can contribute by adding your observations using our online assessment report!
Map link: portsmouth.accessnavigators.com
WALK ‘N’ ROLL MAP
Our Walk ’n’ Roll map provides a user-tested, barrier-free loop through downtown Portsmouth. It helps guide users of wheelchairs and strollers, as well as the general public, travel around the historic downtown and waterfront. (Access Navigators does not monitor or certify the changing conditions of sidewalks, curb cuts or street crossings. Please use caution.)