POSTPONED – Slow Fish Festival

This Event has been postponed until March 2021 due to corona virus concerns. We hope to see you at another event later this year!


Celebrate Sustainable Fisheries!

Slow Food Seacoast in partnership with Slow Fish North America and Throwback Brewery, presents a day of fish-themed tastings, activities and workshops. It’s Fishtival time! Bring the whole family and experience the taste of the sea prepared by some of the Seacoast’s top chefs. Tasting include both food and beverage selections; full pours and meals available in the restaurant.

Get educated! In addition to tastings, chefs will be offering workshops focused on seafood preparation and several area organizations will be sharing learning activities. A series of mini-talks co-mingled with music will be happening throughout the afternoon.


Tickets are $20/ adult, $15 Youth and children 12 and under are free. Interactive workshops are an additional investment of $25.

Please be aware that many of the activities are outside under tents so be prepared with proper footwear and weather appropriate clothing!

Full Program Available soon!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! As always, we depend on our generous volunteers to make our events run smoothly. CLICK HERE to sign up on our Sign-Up Genius page.

Participating Chefs and Brewers include:

Brendan Vesey, Botanica, Portsmouth NH

David Vargas,Vida Cantina,Portsmouth NH

Lee Frank,Otis Restaurant, Exeter NH

Evan Mallett, Black Trumpet, Portsmouth NH

Carrie Dahlgren,Throwback Brewery, North Hampton NH

Brendan Levin,Lure Bar + Kitchen, Portsmouth NH

Jessee Lawyer, Sweetwater’s American Bistro, Burlington VT

Bob Lesnikoski, Bobber’s Fish Truck, Fairfax VT

Rob Martin, CR’s The Restaurant, Hampton


North Country Cider, Rollinsford

Throwback Brewery, North Hampton

Auspicious Brew Kombucha, Newmarket

The Slow Fish Festival is the culminating event of a 4-day Slow Fish North America conference being held at the University of New Hampshire. The Slow Fish 2020 conference will bring together fish harvesters, chefs, scientists, youth, and seafood eaters from around the country to connect, celebrate, and advance our shared values of good, clean, and fair seafood for all.

Learn more about Slow Fish and the 2020 gathering  here.