75 W. Hancock St.
Manchester, NH 03102
Phone: (603) 624-0111
Fax: (603) 623-0268
75 W. Hancock St., Manchester, NH, US, 03102
- Phone: (603) 624-0111
- Fax: (603) 623-0268
Although the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium Stadium is mostly used for baseball games of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, other events occur from time to time. The stadium has been known in the past as Fisher Cats Ballpark although the name has now changed permanently, signs in the city still reference the stadium by its old name. Concerts in the stadium have included such greats at Bob Dylan, and the stadium hold up to 7,500 spectators.
Singer Park is a family entertainment venue that hosts concerts, live gigs and other music and culture events. The place is well known for its relaxed ambiance and is a favorite haunt among adults and children alike. No outside eatables are allowed here, however smoking is permitted at the venue. Call box office for tickets and additional information.
Jillian's Billiard Club of Manchester, sometimes referred to as Jillian's Manchester, is a super fun destination. From bowling alleys to a 10-table billiard hall, from pool tables to hordes of electronic games, from private rooms to cool lounge bars, Jillian's provides everything for everyone. A multitude of corporate functions, social gatherings, birthday parties and family re-unions are held here. Amazing chicken appetizers, pizzas, sandwiches, soups and salads line the menu at the Jillian's Restaurant. Quite true to its tag line, Jillian's is the place to "Eat, Drink & Play"!
The home field arena for both the Manchester Monarchs and the Manchester Wolves, the Verizon Wireless Arena is a great place to watch both professional hockey and American football. Other events, like the American Idols Live! Tour and bands like My Chemical Romance have been known to grace the venue as well. Ticket sales are available both at the Arena and online. 10,000 seats are available for a hockey game, and one of the largest political events in New Hampshire, a rally for Barack Obama. Colleges, such as the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth men's hockey teams play in the arena, as do well known teams such as the Boston Celtics. For both sports and music, the Verizon Wireless Arena is the place to be.
The Majestic Theater Company started its life in 1991 in a high school auditorium but soon were able to renovate an auditorium to better suit its needs. Each season contains approximately 15 different productions, and the theater group also does much to be involved with the community. The seasons include all sorts of plays, especially musicals. Those that have been performed in the past include Guys and Dolls, Big - the Musical, and Moon Over Buffalo. Also popular are the dinner theater shows.
Akin to something you would likely find in a New Yorker magazine rather than on the side of a building in Manchester, New Hampshire, this mural depicts the fun and folly of politics. Always an important primary for the presidential elections, New Hampshire is a state with more political power than the average state with a small population. The mural depicts Bill Clinton, among others on the side of what was once the Merrimack Restaurant. Created in under two weeks by Peter Noonan, the mural was painted in the spring of 2007.
For sports fans, the Gill stadium is a marvelous venue. Dating back to 1913, the stadium has a very colorful history. Before renovation, it was known to be among the first few stadiums constructed of concrete and steel in the Boston area. Although it hosts several games such as football, rugby and athletic events, it was known as a baseball field till the 1900's.Today, it is considered as one of the best venues for several sporting events. The stands are comfortable and can house up to 3000 spectators. With top class facilities, it is a flourishing stadium. You can catch a number of matches from several sports. Call the ticket office for dates and prices.
Stadium Ten Pin is one of New Hampshire's most popular bowling place. The neon lighting, whir of machines and screams of victory guarantees a fun night. The state of the art gaming system, LCD screens and TVs and loud sound system pumps up the adrenalin. The center also features arcade games of the past which test hand skills and determination. The place puts together group events from birthday parties as well as fund raising events bring purpose to the fun. Stadium Ten Pin includes the a resto- pub called City Sports Grille where only can enjoy a meal after the game. Call ahead to book your lane, event or for more details on the fun.
If you are an avid skater or about to start skating then head to John F.Kennedy Coliseum. A fairly big arena, it can hold up to more than 3000 people. It is open to the public for skating. You can also rent skates at the skate rental shop. The skating season begins from September and lasts through March. After renovation, it is one of the best ice skating rinks in the area. It is open to the public for skating every Thursday and Saturday mornings and also Saturday and Sunday afternoons. It also hosts ice hockey games. During off season, it transforms into a venue and is rented out for various entertainment purposes. Equipped with changing rooms, food stall, skate rentals, be sure to come by here either to practice or catch a game of ice hockey.
The clubbing scene of New Hampshire might not be very happening, but Club 313 is one of the best-known places in town to party. Karaoke fans will rejoice as this club has a complete room dedicated to them. 313 is a mixed bag of sorts where there is no restriction to the kind of crowd you'll find here: from teenagers to middle-aged people and from hip-hop artists to gays, they all come here to party. They have interesting offers on drinks too, especially on Thurst Daze Thursday's and Life's a Drag Saturday's. Keep an eye on the website for their monthly specials or call for latest details. Kindly note that they don't accept credit cards.
You may have seen the Palace Theatre before, somewhere else. No, it has not moved since it was built in 1914, in fact there are 450 building in the United States of the same design which made it easy for traveling troupes to use the layout of the theatre. Today, the Palace Theatre has its own professional company as well as a company of youth and teen and one of child performers. Besides shows put on by this company which include numerous musical and play offerings throughout the year, traveling shows and community theaters can rent out the facility to bring the arts, in many different forms, to Manchester.
As the oldest orchestra in the state, founded in 1895 and with regular performances since 1905, the New Hampshire Philharmonic has delighted audiences for over a hundred years. Both amateur and professionals grace the group with their presence creating some of the best music known to the area. Most of the performances are held at the Palace Theater and various events are held throughout the year, check the website for details.