Seasonal & Holiday

The holiday celebrations at the Wentworth by the Sea live up to the hotel's grand appearance. The historic hotel set atop Little Harbor on the icy Atlantic sets the perfect picture for a winter wonderland getaway. With special holiday events including the annual Illumination, our Winter Wine Festival, treats, and packages from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve, holidays spent at Wentworth by the Sea are truly magical.

Thanksgiving Celebrations | For reservations, please call 603.373.6566 or 603.422.7322

Remember the abundant goodness of old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinners, the golden roasted birds, the secret-recipe stuffing, the enticing assortment of savory vegetables and warm rich desserts? This Thanksgiving we will bring back all those wonderful memories as you gather with family and friends. We invite you to join us for a most special and memorable Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Day Brunch Buffet, Wentworth Ballroom | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you are looking for a spectacular setting to have a Thanksgiving Day Buffet with all the trimmings - then don't miss this one! Enjoy a seemingly endless display of mouth-watering delicacies, sparkling fountains, crysalline ice sculptures, complimentary champagne, and more... Menu coming soon!
Reservations are required. $49.95 per adult, $19.95 per child age 2 - 12. Price excludes tax and gratuity.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner, SALT Kitchen & Bar and the Grand Ballroom | 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy an elegant three-course prix-fixe plated Thanksgiving dinner prepared by our team of award winning chefs... Menu coming soon!
Reservations are strongly recommended. $49.95 per adult, $19.95 per child age 2 - 12. Price excludes tax and gratuity.

Wentworth's Illumination | Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Wentworth's Illumination makes a festive occasion of lighting up the grand Victorian hotel, symbolizing the beginning of the holiday season in New Castle. A free, family event scheduled for Tuesday, December 2 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, welcomes strolling carolers, a horse-drawn carriage with Santa, the Portsmouth High School Marching Band Ensemble, glittering ice sculptures, costumed members of the Great Bay Ballet "An 1836 Portsmouth Nutcracker" cast and complimentary holiday refreshments.

As an extra gift of the season, the hotel is partnering with the New Castle Fire Department to collect toys for disadvantaged children on the Seacoast. Toys can be dropped at the Fire Truck on the night of the Illumination.

During the month of December, members of the community and guests are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped stuffed bears to place under the lobby Christmas tree, where they will be collected and distributed by the New Castle Fire Department.

Christmas Celebrations | For reservations, please call 603.373.6566 or 603.422.7322

Holidays are days (and nights) of joy and celebration! Our spacious grounds are festooned with decorations and symbols of the season. Glittering lights add a peaceful sense of festivity to each evening. During the day, our guests are enthralled with the garlands and greenery inside, heralding the happy spirit of the holidays. We invite you and your family to join us for a very special and memorable Christmas.

Festive Christmas Brunch, Wentworth Ballroom | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you are looking for a spectacular setting to have a Christmas Day Brunch with all the holiday trimmings, then don't miss this one! Enjoy a seemingly endless display of mouth-watering delicacies, glimmering lights, sparkling fountains, crystalline ice sculptures, complimentary champagne, and much more...Menu coming soon!
Reservations are required. $49.95 per adult, $19.95 per child age 2 - 12. Price excludes tax and gratuity.

Festive Christmas Dinner, SALT Kitchen & Bar and the Grand Dining Room | 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy an elegant three-course prix-fixe plated Christmas dinner prepared by our team of award-winning chefs...Menu coming soon!
Reservations are strongly recommended. $49.95 per adult, $19.95 per child age 2 - 12. Price excludes tax and gratuity.