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Ring in the Season


Dec 5, 2013 to Dec 8, 2013
08:00 AM


Ring in the Season is Exeter's four-day celebration to kick off the holiday season! It features Santa Claus, the Festival of Trees, a holiday parade, several concerts, art shows, kids' crafts, a pooch parade and more. Come on by and check out the best decorated town on the Seacoast. Great shops, award winning restaurants and cozy coffee shops are awaiting you! For more information visit

Thursday night kicks off in style! Exeter's Festival of Trees and the holiday lights are lit in downtown and Santa pays Exeter a visit! Many stores will have special deals and activities for the whole family.

Friday is full of glitz and glamour for the adults with holiday soirees, special meal deals and fun in many of Exeter's shops and award-wining restaurants.

Saturday is geared for families with plenty of children's activities planned throughout the town. End the night with Exeter's Holiday parade, which starts at 5:30 p.m. and travels from Portsmouth Ave to Water Street.

Sunday is for the dogs!  Bring the whole family--including the dogs--for a pooch parade and many pet-friendly activities. What a great way to round out the weekend!


Most events are free


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2 Center Street
Exeter, NH

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