Schedule Announced for Santa’s Tour Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Volunteer elves announced the schedule for Santa’s Tour Portsmouth Tuesday night. Check below to find your neighborhood and night for Santa’s visit. 

The schedule is subject to change based on weather, but the first night, Thursday, Dec. 1, looks clear for Santa’s sleigh. 

Schedule for Santa’s Tour Portsmouth 

The following schedule is subject to change depending on weather. Check back here for updates, or visit the Santa’s Tour Portsmouth Facebook page or

If you have a “special needs” child who can’t get out to meet the sleigh, Santa would be pleased to make a stop and see him/her. Please email to make arrangements.

To see a map view of your neighborhood find your section number then click it in the schedule below.
Look at the section borders below to help narrow it down.


Thursday, December 1st —Sections 1N and 1S

1N – Common Fence Point, Borders = Anthony Rd to Mt. View Rd, Attleboro Av to Narragansett Blvd.
1S – Narragansett Bay to West Main Rd.; Portsmouth Abbey, Cory’s Lane to Debra Dr.


Friday, December 2nd —Sections 2N and 2S

2N – The Hummocks & Island Park, Borders = Rt 24 to Seaconnet Blvd., Cliff Ave to Boyds Lane
2S – West Main Rd. to East Main Rd; Hedly St. south to Locust Ave and Thurston Ave on the East.


Saturday, December 3rd — Sections 3N and 3S

3N – Borders = Pocasset & Botelho Heights; Terminal Rd to Anthony Rd., Narragansett Bay to Rt. 24
3S – Borders = Sakonnet River to East Main Rd, Plus Schoolhouse Lane, Martens Rd. area, Sherwood Drive to north of Vanderbilt Lane.


Monday, December 5th — Sections 4N and 4S

4N – Borders = Portsmouth Park area; Sakonnet River west to Rt. 24 or East Main Rd., Boyds Lane south to Sequoia Lane, or Child St.
4S – Borders = Sakonnet River to East Main Rd, Vanderbilt Lane south to Sandy Point Ave and Eastover Rd.


Tuesday, December 6th — Sections 5N and 5S

5N – Borders = East Main Rd. to Narragansett Bay; Mare Ter. south to Willow Lane area; Sprague Street south to Patriots Dr. (including all side streets off Patriots Drive)
5S – Borders = East Main Rd. to Union St. beyond the Green Valley Country Club. Madison Way South to Belmont Dr, Oakland Farms.


Wednesday, December 7th — Sections 6N and 6S

6N – Borders = Sakonnet River to East Main Rd, Child St, south to Prospect Lane.
6S – Borders = Middletown Line – Mitchell’s Lane north to Sandy Point Ave.; Moitoza Lane east to Sakonnet River.


Thursday, December 8th — Sections 7N and 7S

7N – Borders = East Main Rd to West Main Rd, Dexter St. to Hedly St.
7S – Borders = Middletown Line- to Bramans Lane, Greenvale Rd, south to Georgetown Apartments, east to the Sakonnet River.


Friday, December 9th — Sections 8N and 8S

8N – Borders = Sakonnet River to East Main Rd, Prospect Lane to Fairview Lane.
8S – Borders = Middletown Line to Raytheon; Narragansett Bay to Union St. west of the Green Valley Country Club.


Volunteer elves organize Santa’s tour of Portsmouth each year, which starts from the Portsmouth Fire Department and continues through each neighborhood of town on a nightly basis (weather permitting). The annual event is not funded or organized by the town, but completely by volunteers. 


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