Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce



Celebrating the great flavors of the Seacoast, the annual Toast to the Coast is set for the evening of  Thursday, May 11th at the Ashworth by the Sea, Hampton NH.  Presented by the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce; the event is underwritten by People’s United Bank.

Sample a wide selection of fine wines, beer, craft brews, ales and specialty cocktails & spirits, plus hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats from some of the Seacoast’s finest restaurants, caterers, and specialty shops.

In addition to the mingling, sampling, and noshing, the evening features an opportunity to find the evening’s “Top Chef” as judges pick the best hors d’oeuvres of the evening. 

The Purple Urchin Restaurant & Patio Pub from Hampton Beach, NH took the honors of Best of Toast to the Coast in 2016. Your vote counts too!                                   

 Cast your ballots in the People’s Choice Awards.  Last year’s winning restaurant was The Old Salt Restaurant at Lamies Inn of Hampton, NH. 

Winning the best beverage was Sweet Baby Vineyards of East Kingston, NH

Win Big every hour! Our giant raffle includes thousands of dollars’ worth of great prizes including a new bike donated by Seacoast Coca Cola, summer gear, gift baskets, wine, hundreds of dollars’ worth of restaurant gift certificates sponsored by Taste of the Seacoast, and Coastal Home Magazine, and COLD HARD CASH $$$. 

Toast to the Coast VIP tasting, presented by Taste of the Seacoast, will be held in the ballroom room from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. You have the ballroom all to yourself! A private entrance leads you to an exclusive sampling of superior wines, specialty cocktails, top shelf brews, spirits, and sophisticated nibbles. A “special” VIP Raffle will be held during this hour.

VIP’s receive a gifts and surprises. VIP tickets must be purchased in advance for $60. 

(Only 100 tickets sold- beat the crowd and order today) (VIP ticket purchase includes the general tasting in the ballroom)

From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm doors will officially open for Toast to the Coast held in the ballroom.  Vendors will offer something scrumptious for every pallet! General tasting tickets may be purchased in advanced for $40 or $50 at the door.

Go to the May Calendar Page to order tickets







The New Hampshire Seacoast is a very special and inviting place that includes great restaurants, lodging and shopping, along with a wonderful quality of life. We represent Hampton, Hampton Falls, Rye, Seabrook and North Hampton. Each of these communities has its own character and its special attractions.

The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce is always available to assist in any way we can. The Chamber represents its member businesses and works with the various communities that we represent, supporting their activities and programs throughout the year.

Please feel free to visit our administrative office at One Lafayette Road in Hampton or the Seacoast Visitor's Center at One Sixty Ocean Boulevard.