Guide to Fall and Foliage in New Hampshire

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July 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

June 2016

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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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


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A new addition to the annual Motorcycle Week, this nine-day, two-stage music festival is headlined by Steven Tyler. Concerts will be held at the Weirs Drive-in Theater. New Hampshire Magazine is...

Where:
Weirs Drive-In Theater
76 Endicott St. North
Laconia, NH  03246
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The annual celebration of all things motorcycle. New this year is a music festival, LaconiaFest, featuring acts like Steven Tyler, Bret Michaels, and Buckcherry.

Where:
Weirs Beach
Laconia, NH  03246


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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
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

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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
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

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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
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

Held in Prescott Park each Wednesday night and other nights throughout the season, you'll find some top-notch and riveting performers from around the globe.  Performers will be...

Cost: Suggested donation of $8 -$10

Where:
Prescott Parks
Portsmouth, NH


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

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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
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

Held in Prescott Park each Wednesday night and other nights throughout the season, you'll find some top-notch and riveting performers from around the globe.  Performers will be...

Cost: Suggested donation of $8 -$10

Where:
Prescott Parks
Portsmouth, NH


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

Celebrating 42 years, the Market Days Festival attracts over 50,000 people from all over New England. Enjoy shopping from vendors, food, music and cultural programming. Free admission.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Concord
Concord, NH  03301


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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
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

Located just one hour outside of Boston and Portland (ME), the Tri-City Arena at Rochester Fairgrounds in New Hampshire again will set the stage for the Phantom Gourmet BBQ & Country Fest from...

Cost: $5.

Where:
Tri-City Stadium at Rochester Fairgrounds
72 Lafayette Street
Rochester, NH  03867
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Sponsor: Phantom Gourmet

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Held in Prescott Park each Wednesday night and other nights throughout the season, you'll find some top-notch and riveting performers from around the globe.  Performers will be...

Cost: Suggested donation of $8 -$10

Where:
Prescott Parks
Portsmouth, NH


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

Celebrating 42 years, the Market Days Festival attracts over 50,000 people from all over New England. Enjoy shopping from vendors, food, music and cultural programming. Free admission.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Concord
Concord, NH  03301


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The Fun in the Sun Color Run is a color run and walk event open to adults, children, families, and teams.    Participants run/walk a one-mile or 5k course around historic Holman...

Cost: See Website

Where:
Holman Stadium
67 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH  03063
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Sponsor: Lil' Iguana's Children's Safety Foundation
Telephone: 603-881-9805
Contact Name: Laurie
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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
View map »


Telephone: (603) 675-2175
Website »

More information

The Southern New Hampshire Ukulele Group (SNHUG) will host a summer celebration of the ukulele on June 25, 2016, at the Henry Law Park Pavilion in Dover, NH. The free, family-friendly event is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Henry Law Pavillion
Washington Street
Dover, NH  03801
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Sponsor: Southern NH Ukulele Group
Contact Name: Johnny Hartnett
Website »

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Located just one hour outside of Boston and Portland (ME), the Tri-City Arena at Rochester Fairgrounds in New Hampshire again will set the stage for the Phantom Gourmet BBQ & Country Fest from...

Cost: $5.

Where:
Tri-City Stadium at Rochester Fairgrounds
72 Lafayette Street
Rochester, NH  03867
View map »


Sponsor: Phantom Gourmet

More information

Held in Prescott Park each Wednesday night and other nights throughout the season, you'll find some top-notch and riveting performers from around the globe.  Performers will be...

Cost: Suggested donation of $8 -$10

Where:
Prescott Parks
Portsmouth, NH


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

Celebrating 42 years, the Market Days Festival attracts over 50,000 people from all over New England. Enjoy shopping from vendors, food, music and cultural programming. Free admission.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Concord
Concord, NH  03301


Website »

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July 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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July 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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July 2016

Fall foods and recipes

Ideas for An Outdoor Fall Party

How our serene autumn dinner for a few guests turned into a sprawling annual event for more than a hundred. (And how you can do it too.)

Favorite Fall Treat: Cider Donuts

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

Great Pumpkin Dishes and Foods for Fall

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

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.

Applecrest's apple train history and new bistro

An early effort to attract visitors to NH's orchards
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