NH Fairs and Festivals

New Hampshire Fairs and Festivals

What are the dates of this year’s NH fairs? We’re glad you asked! Check here for dates, times and locations for your favorite New Hampshire fairs.

Hampton Beach State Park Fair
Date: Thursday, June 19 – Sunday, June 22, 2014
Location: Ocean Boulevard in Hampton, NH
Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for youth (ages 6-11), and children under age 5 are free

Stratham Fair
Date: Thursday, July 17 – Sunday, July 20, 2014
Location: Stratham Hill Park
Route 33 in Stratham, NH
Tickets: $8 for adults, ages 6-12 and seniors are $5, children under 6 are free
More information: www.strathamfair.com

North Haverhill Fair
Date: Wednesday, July 23 – Sunday, July 27, 2014
Location: 1299 Dartmouth College Highway in Haverhill, NH
Tickets: $12 for adults, seniors are $5, children under 12 are free
More information: nohaverhillfair.com

Canterbury Fair
Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Location: Baptist Road in Canterbury, NH
Tickets: Admission is free but there is a $5 parking donation fee
More information: www.canterburyfair.com

Cheshire Fair
Date: Wednesday, July 30 – Sunday, August 3, 2014
Location: Monadnock Highway in Swanzey, NH
Tickets: $10 for adults, ages 5-11 are $5, seniors are $6 and children under 4 are free
More information: www.cheshirefair.com/fair

Belknap County 4-H Fair
Date: Saturday, August 9 – Sunday, August 10, 2014
Location: Mile Hill Road in Belknap, NH
Tickets: $7 for ages 10+, children under 10 are free
More information: www.bc4hfair.org

Cornish Fair
Date: Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17, 2014
Location: Town House Road in Cornish, NH
Tickets: $8 for adults, children under 12 are free
More information: www.cornishfair.org

Hopkinton State Fair
Date: Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1, 2014
Location: State Fairgrounds in Contoocook, NH
Tickets: $10 for ages 10+, children under 10 are free
More information: www.bc4hfair.org

Rochester Fair
Date: Friday, September 12 – Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Rochester Fairgrounds
72 Lafayette Street in Rochester, NH
Tickets: $14 for adults. Children under 36″ in height are free. If you have a children under 36″ but over 30″ and they want to go on children's rides you must buy admission for them as well. Grandstand events are $8 or $10 for box seating.
More information: rochesterfair.com

Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair
Date: Friday, September 5 – Sunday, September 7, 2014
Location: 15 Hill Dale Lane in New Boston, NH
Tickets: $10 for adults, children 6-12 and seniors are $5, children under 6 are free
More information: www.hcafair.com

Deerfield Fair
Date: Thursday, September 25 – Sunday, 28, 2014
Location: Deerfield Fairgrounds
Route 43 in Deerfield, NH
Tickets: $10 for ages 13+; ages 12 and younger are free
More information: www.deerfieldfair.com

Sandwich Fair
Date: Friday, October 11 – Sunday, October 13, 2014
Location: Sandwich Fairgrounds
Route 109 North in Center Sandwich, NH
Tickets: $10 for adults, ages 8-12 are $3 and children under 7 are free
More information: www.thesandwichfair.com

New Hampshire Food and Drink Events and Festivals

Chowder Festival
Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014; begins at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Prescott Park
Marcy Street in Portsmouth, NH
Tickets: $14 for adults, $7 for ages 12 and under, Prescott Park members are free
More information: http://www.prescottpark.org/chowder.cfm

Taste of Downtown Nashua
Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Location: Downtown Nashua NH
Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 the day of the event
More information: http://downtownnashua.org/taste-of-downtown-2/

Granite State Brewers Association Summer Fest
Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Location: Arms Park
Manchester
Tickets: General admission: $30, VIP: $40, Designated driver tickets: $20
More information: http://www.granitestatebrewersassociation.org/events/

15th Annual Chocolate Fest
Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Location: Waterville Valley’s Town Square
Tickets: The concert is free and desserts are sold by the piece (cash only).
More information: http://waterville.com

Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest
Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
Location: Pat’s Peak Ski Area
Flanders Road, Henniker, NH
Tickets: Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under
More information: http://chilinewhampshire.org

Wicked Wine and Brew Fest
Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014; 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Funway Park
Route 3A in Litchfield, NH
Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $5 for children and designated drivers
More information: http://wickedwineandbrew.com

Hampton Beach Seafood Festival
Date: Friday, September 5 – Sunday, September 7, 2014
Location: Hampton Beach
Ocean Boulevard in Hampton, NH
Tickets: $5 per person (admission does not include food or drinks)
More information: http://hamptonbeachseafoodfestival.com/

Fish and Lobster Festival (NH Fishtival)
Date: TBD
Location: Prescott Park
Marcy Street in Portsmouth, NH
Tickets: Food sampling available for $4, admission is free
More information: http://www.prescottpark.org/fish.cfm

Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival
Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014; 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Swasey Parkway
Exeter, NH
Tickets: VIP tickets are $50, general admission tickets are $40
More information: https://powderkegbeerfest.com

New Hampshire Brewfest
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014; 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Redhook Ale Brewery
35 Corporate Drive in Portsmouth, NH
More information: http://www.prescottpark.org/brew2009.cfm

Annual New Hampshire Festivals

Fields of Lupine Festival
Date: June 1 – June 30, 2014
Location: Various locations throughout Sugar Hill, NH
More information: http://www.franconianotch.org/things-to-do/special-events/lupine-festival.aspx

Market Days Festival
Date: Thursday, July 17 – Saturday, July 19, 2014
Location: Downtown Concord
Tickets: Admission is free
More information: http://intownconcord.org

Hillsborough Balloon Festival
Date: Thursday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19, 2014
Location: Henniker Street in Hillsborough, NH
Tickets: Admission is free, parking is $5
More information: http://www.balloonfestival.org/

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair
Date: Saturday, August 2 – Sunday, August 10, 2014; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
Location: Mount Sunapee Resort
Route 103 in Newbury, NH
Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and children
More information: www.nhcrafts.org

57th Annual NH Antiques Show
Date: Thursday, August 7 – Saturday, August 9, 2014
Location: Radisson Hotel
Elm Street in Manchester, NH
Tickets: $15 on Thursday, $10 on Friday and Saturday
More information: http://www.nhada.org/

Hampton Beach Children’s Festival
Date: Monday, August 11 – Friday, August 15, 2014
Location: Hampton Beach
Ocean Boulevard in Hampton, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: http://www.hamptonbeach.org/children-only.cfm

18th Annual White Mountain Boogie N' Blues Festival
Date: Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17, 2014
Location: Sugar Shack Campground
Thornton, NH
Tickets: $25-$40
More information: http://www.whitemountainboogie.com/

Festival of Fireworks
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Location: Cheshire Fairgrounds
Swanzey, NH
Tickets: $10-$250 depending on group size and vehicle
More information: http://atlaspyro.com

Fairy House Festival and Tea Party
Date: Sunday, August 17
Location: The Fells
456 Route 103A in Newbury, NH
Tickets: $6 for children, $12 for adults
More information: http://www.thefells.org/

North Country Moose Festival
Date: Friday, August 22 – Sunday, August 24, 2014
Location: Downtown Colebrook, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: http://www.chamberofthenorthcountry.com/moose-festival.html

Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day
Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Location: Memorial Field
Pleasant St., Pembroke
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: http://www.pembroke-allenstownoldhomeday.com/index.php

Canterbury Artisan Festival
Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Location: Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road, Canterbury
Tickets: $12 for adults; $8 for children ages 6-17; children 5 and under attend free.
More information: http://www.shakers.org/sept-13-canterbury-artisan-festival/

New Hampshire Highland Games
Date: Friday, September 19 – Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Loon Mountain
Route 112 in Lincoln, NH
Tickets: Prices range from $20 to $43
More information: http://www.nhscot.org/

10th Annual Fairy House Festival
Date: Saturday, September 20 – Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Prescott Park
Marcy Street in Portsmouth, NH
Tickets: $20 for families, $4 for children, $10 for adults
More information: http://www.prescottpark.org/fairyhouse.cfm

Milford Pumpkin Festival
Date: Friday, October 10 – Sunday, October 12, 2014
Location: Milford Oval in downtown Milford, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: http://www.milfordpumpkinfestival.org/

Warner Fall Foliage Festival
Date: Saturday, October 11 – Sunday, October 12, 2014
Location: Downtown Warner
Main Street in Warner, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend (parking fees may apply)
More information: http://wfff.org/

Hudson Pumpkin Festival
Date: Friday, October 17 – Sunday, October 19, 2014
Location: Hills House Fairgrounds
Derry Road in Hudson, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: http://www.hudsonpumpkinfest.com/

Keene Pumpkin Festival
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: Downtown Keene
Main Street in Keene, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: http://pumpkinfestival2011.org/

 

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