Guide to Fall and Foliage in New Hampshire

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June 2016

Fall and Foliage in NH

10 Great Foliage Hikes in NH

Tips for a great autumn hike far from the madding crowd.

Scenic Foliage Drives and Byways in New Hampshire

A regional guide to help you find the best foliage in New Hampshire.

Fall and Foliage Festivals In NH

Here's a list of New Hampshire fall, foliage and pumpkin festivals happening in 2015.

New Hampshire State and Agricultural Fairs

Mark your calendar for the Rochester Fair, Deerfield Fair, Hillsborough County Fair and more!

Seasonal Surplus

When zucchini starts looking good, you know you have a problem

Extreme Leaf Peeping

Dizzying. Terrifying. Spectacular. That’s how travel guides describe NH’s Table Rock, which juts up hundreds of feet. Not for the faint of heart, and not for kids.

Graveyard Fall Foliage Tour

This tour of historical and beautiful graveyards from around the state combines the spirit of the Halloween season with some of the best places to view fall foliage.
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Fairs, Fall and Halloween Events

May 2016

Come to the Wildquack Duck River Festival for a day of family fun in the park. Highlights include duck races, kids' activities, local and visiting food vendors, a silent auction, traveling...

Cost: Free admission, with raffle tickets sold separately

Where:
Jackson Village Park
Route 16 A
PO Box 304
Jackson, NH  03846
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Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend and welcome the summer season at Waterville Valley Resort with delicious chowder, brews and fishing for the kids. On Saturday, May 28, kids can try to catch...

Cost: Varies with event.

Where:
Waterville Valley Town Square
Village Road
Waterville Valley, NH  03215
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Sponsor: Waterville Valley Resort
Telephone: (800) 468-2553
Website »

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Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

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On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
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Telephone: (603) 675-2175
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The scenic Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith, New Hampshire will once again come alive with color, flavor and music for the 25th annual Memorial Weekend Craft Festival on Saturday, May 28, from 10...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mill Falls Marketplace
312 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH  03253
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Sponsor: Castleberry Fairs & Festivals
Telephone: (603) 332-2616
Contact Name: Terry Mullen
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Seventy craftspeople and artists gather for this fair. Held rain or shine.

Cost: Free.

Where:
North Conway Community Center
2628 White Mountain Hwy.
North Conway, NH  03860
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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend and welcome the summer season at Waterville Valley Resort with delicious chowder, brews and fishing for the kids. On Saturday, May 28, kids can try to catch...

Cost: Varies with event.

Where:
Waterville Valley Town Square
Village Road
Waterville Valley, NH  03215
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Sponsor: Waterville Valley Resort
Telephone: (800) 468-2553
Website »

More information

Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

More information

On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
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Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

The scenic Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith, New Hampshire will once again come alive with color, flavor and music for the 25th annual Memorial Weekend Craft Festival on Saturday, May 28, from 10...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mill Falls Marketplace
312 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH  03253
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Sponsor: Castleberry Fairs & Festivals
Telephone: (603) 332-2616
Contact Name: Terry Mullen
Website »

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Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

More information

On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
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Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

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Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

More information

On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

This annual festival allows visitors (and locals) to take advantage of the height of lupine blooming season with events like Lupine Poetry Walks, wagon rides, and concerts from Uncommon Folk and...

Where:
Varies
, NH


Website »

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Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

More information

On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

This annual festival allows visitors (and locals) to take advantage of the height of lupine blooming season with events like Lupine Poetry Walks, wagon rides, and concerts from Uncommon Folk and...

Where:
Varies
, NH


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

More information

On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

Art Walk is a downtown event celebrating the arts. For 23 years, this free event has transformed downtown Keene into a unique and vibrant self-guided walking art gallery. The Art Walk allows...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Keene
Main St
Keene, NH  03431
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Telephone: (603) 533-0478
Contact Name: Madeline Ullrich
Website »

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The 7th Annual Taste of Milford is Friday, June 3, from 6-8:30 p.m. Coordinated annually by the Milford Improvement Team, the Taste invites you to stroll around the historic Milford Oval shops,...

Cost: $12-$30.

Where:
In and Around the Milford Oval
One Union Square
Milford, NH  03055
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Sponsor: Milford Improvement Team
Telephone: (603) 249-0676
Contact Name: Wendy Hunt
Website »

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This annual festival allows visitors (and locals) to take advantage of the height of lupine blooming season with events like Lupine Poetry Walks, wagon rides, and concerts from Uncommon Folk and...

Where:
Varies
, NH


Website »

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The 4th Annual Presby Transportation Museum Tractor Show is here! Located at Presby Transportation Museum in  Whitefield, NH., on June 4, 2016 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.), more than 50 tractors...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Presby Transportation Museum
154 Airport Rd
Whitefield, NH  03598
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Sponsor: Presby Transportation Museum
Telephone: (603) 991-8531
Contact Name: Fred Hunt
Website »

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Join the local businesses of Jackson, Bartlett, Glen, Intervale and Harts Location as they open their doors to share their northern hospitality with you in May and June. Many local businesses will...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Throughout the Jackson area
Jackson, NH  03846


Sponsor: Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: (603) 383-9356
Contact Name: Kathleen L. Driscoll
Website »

More information

On Memorial Day Weekend the gorgeous grounds and buildings open at Saint-Gaudens National Historic site. Sculptures by American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens are nestled throughout the park amid...

Cost: $7. Kids 15 and under free.

Where:
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
139 Saint Gaudens Rd.
Cornish, NH  03745
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

The Multicultural Awareness Day (M.A.D.) is held to educate the Nashua community on the diversity of the city and to help foster an environment of appreciation and inclusion.

Where:
Greeley Park
100 Concord St.
Nashua, NH  03064
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The 5th Annual Wings & Wheels Event takes place on Sat. June 4, 2016 from 10am – 3pm at Skyhaven Airport in Rochester, NH.  Hosted by the Rochester Police Dept. to benefit...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Skyhaven Airport
238 Rochester Hill Rd.
Rochester, NH  03867
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Telephone: 603-335-0011
Contact Name: Torey Kortz
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Hosted by Mark Ericson and Karen Kiley from WOKQ, Tails to Trails features demonstrations, vendors, food, raffles, adoptable animals, a pledge walk for the animals, and more! Pre-register online...

Cost: Free.

Where:
Strafford County Courthouse Lawn
259 County Farm Rd
Dover, NH  03820
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Sponsor: Cocheco Valley Humane Society
Telephone: (603) 749-5322
Contact Name: Alaina Goodnough – Development Assistant
Website »

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Art Walk is a downtown event celebrating the arts. For 23 years, this free event has transformed downtown Keene into a unique and vibrant self-guided walking art gallery. The Art Walk allows...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Keene
Main St
Keene, NH  03431
View map »


Telephone: (603) 533-0478
Contact Name: Madeline Ullrich
Website »

More information

The award-winning Concord Arts Market was founded in the Fall of 2008, in downtown Concord, NH. CAM is a weekly, juried outdoor artisan and fine art market. It was NH's very first event of its...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bicentennial Square
Concord, NH  03301


Website »

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This annual festival allows visitors (and locals) to take advantage of the height of lupine blooming season with events like Lupine Poetry Walks, wagon rides, and concerts from Uncommon Folk and...

Where:
Varies
, NH


Website »

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June 2016

Halloween and Haunted NH

NH Halloween Celebrations and Trick-or-Treat Times

Family-friendly Halloween celebrations hosted by towns and trick-or-treat times for New Hampshire.

Halloween Events and Haunted Houses in New Hampshire

Whether you're looking to dance the night away in costume, want to find thrills and chills or need something a little less scary for children, we've got the Halloween event for you!

Dining with Ghosts at The Windham Restaurant

It gives the catchphrase "food and spirits" a whole new meaning.

"New Hampshire Book of the Dead" by Roxie Zwicker

Find out why graveyards are much more than burial spots.

The Story of "An Outcast Band"

Six people — victims of the 1792 smallpox epidemic — are buried together in a once-remote pasture in Jaffrey.
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June 2016

Where to find foliage

Scenic Foliage Drives and Byways in New Hampshire

A regional guide to help you find the best foliage in New Hampshire.

The Three Notch Ride

This fall tour encompasses some of the best views in the state.

Monadnock Region Fall Foliage Tour for Motorcycles or Cars

A planned fall foliage route in the gorgeous Monadnock Region ideal for motorcyclists. (Though cars are fine too!)

White Mountains Region Fall Foliage Tour for Motorcycles or Cars

A planned fall foliage route through New Hampshire's majestic White Mountains ideal for motorcyclists. (Though cars are fine too!)

Seacoast Fall Foliage Tour for Motorcycles or Cars

A planned fall foliage route along the seacoast ideal for motorcyclists. (Though cars are fine too!)

Lakes Region Fall Foliage Tour for Motorcycles or Cars

A planned fall foliage route around Lake Winnipesaukee ideal for motorcyclists. (Though cars are fine too!)
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June 2016

Fall foods and recipes

Great Pumpkin Dishes and Foods for Fall

Find the best pumpkin food items from fudge and ice cream to pasta and bread.

Fall-themed Recipes From New Hampshire Chefs

We've compiled all our recipes that feature fall produce, like butternut squash and apples, and those that would be perfect for a Thanksgiving table, such as roasted turkey or baked Brie with cranberries.

Favorite Fall Treat: Cider Donuts

A cider donut recipe plus local NH stores and orchards where you can get hot and fresh donuts.

Applecrest's apple train history and new bistro

An early effort to attract visitors to NH's orchards

Five Places to Find German Food in NH

Celebrate Oktoberfest in New Hampshire at the following locations.

Doughnuts Worth the Drive

There's nothing like made-from-scratch doughnuts. Here's where to find some great ones in New Hampshire.
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