Guide to Fall and Foliage in New Hampshire

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November 2018

Foliage drives, rides and hikes

10 Fabulous New Hampshire Fall Hikes

Start planning your foliage itinerary.

Scenic Foliage Drives and Byways in New Hampshire

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

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.

The Three Notch Ride

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

10 Great Foliage Hikes in NH

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

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!)
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November 2018

Fairs, Festivals and Things To Do

Tips For Handling Holiday Travel

Meag Poirier of The Wild Drive, who lives with her husband Ben in a converted bus, offers advice and tips for making long holiday road trips a memorable experience.

That's Cornmazing!

Harvest season is nearly over, for comic Jimmy Dunn, some corny memories remain.

Find Amazing Fun at A Local Corn Maze

Find your way in New Hampshire's elaborate corn creations.
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Fairs, Fall and Halloween Events

October 2018

Step away from the pumpkin-spiced latte and try something extreme with fall’s favorite fruit for a change. In this two-day contest, teams will compete to launch their gourds as far as they...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
1122 Route 106 N.
Loudon, NH  03307
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Telephone: (603) 783-4931
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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
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More than 200 artisans will display, demonstrate and offer their handmade products of candles, jewelry, pottery, fabric, scarves, toffee, fudge, candy, metal art, cards, floral arrangements,...

Cost: 5.00

Where:
Hampshire Dome
34 Emerson Rd.
Milford, NH  03055
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Sponsor: Hampshire Hills Athletic Club
Telephone: (603) 673-7123 x274
Contact Name: Jody Donohue
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Guests enjoy a two and a half hour scenic cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee complete with a champagne brunch and entertainment for all ages. Cruising times and options vary depending on the...

Cost: $52 Adults; $26 kids 5-12

Where:
M/S Mount Washington
211 Lakeside Ave
@ Weirs Beach
Laconia, NH  03247
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Sponsor: M/S Mount Washington
Telephone: (603) 366-5531
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We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
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Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

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This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
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Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
Website »

More information

We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
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Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

More information

This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
View map »


Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
Website »

More information

We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
View map »


Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

More information

This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
View map »


Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
Website »

More information

The Inn at Pleasant Lake will be the stage for a pumpkin carving extravaganza, which will be open to the public. Your beautiful pumpkins will be shown at the entrance of the Inn to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inn at Pleasant Lake
853 Pleasant Street
New London, NH  03257
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Sponsor: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Telephone: (603) 873-4833
Contact Name: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Website »

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We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
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Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

More information

The Mall of New Hampshire invites area ghouls, goblins, and boo’tiful princesses for a spook-tacular good time at the mall’s Halloween Boo Bash! Kids are invited to head to the mall...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Mall of New Hampshire
1500 S Willow Street
Manchester, NH  03103
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This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
View map »


Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
Website »

More information

The Inn at Pleasant Lake will be the stage for a pumpkin carving extravaganza, which will be open to the public. Your beautiful pumpkins will be shown at the entrance of the Inn to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inn at Pleasant Lake
853 Pleasant Street
New London, NH  03257
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Sponsor: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Telephone: (603) 873-4833
Contact Name: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Website »

More information

We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
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Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

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Families can come in their Halloween costumes and participate in a variety of activities including a photo booth selfie station, Disney Junior themed coloring sheets, a paper pumpkin craft,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pheasant Lane Mall
310 Daniel Webster Highway
Nashua, NH
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Telephone: (617) 488-2881
Contact Name: Elyse Phelan

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We know you’ve always wanted to visit the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire without the kids and this is your chance. The museum will throw open its doors for grownups 21+ for a night...

Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

Where:
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire
6 Washington St.
Dover, NH  03820
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Telephone: (603) 742-2002
Contact Name: the Children's Museum of New Hampshire
Website »

More information

This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
View map »


Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
Website »

More information

The Inn at Pleasant Lake will be the stage for a pumpkin carving extravaganza, which will be open to the public. Your beautiful pumpkins will be shown at the entrance of the Inn to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inn at Pleasant Lake
853 Pleasant Street
New London, NH  03257
View map »


Sponsor: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Telephone: (603) 873-4833
Contact Name: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Website »

More information

We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
View map »


Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

More information

Strawbery Banke's family-friendly, not-too-scary Halloween event. Children are invited to come in costume and trick or treat safely, house to historic house along paths lined with carved...

Cost: $8

Where:
Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock Street
Portsmouth, NH  03801
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Sponsor: Strawbery Banke Museum
Telephone: (603) 433-1107
Contact Name: Stephanie Seacord
Website »

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Waterville Valley’s pedestrian village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating at the lodges & Town Square.   On Friday, October 26th the Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
Waterville Valley Town Square
Waterville Valley Town Square3
Village Road
Waterville Valley, NH  03215
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Sponsor: Waterville Valley Recreation Dept
Telephone: 800-468-2553
Website »

More information

This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
View map »


Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

More information

Innocent newlyweds, stranded in the countryside with car trouble, seek aid at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Chaotic strangeness ensues. Celebrating the 43rd Anniversary of its release, the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Red River Theatres
11 S. Main St.
Concord, NH  03301
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Website »

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With giggles and friendly banter, Plainfield residents assemble the Pumpkin People.   The Plainfield Pumpkin People are celebrating their seventh anniversary. Grab your camera, jump in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Plainfield, East Plainfield, Meriden
Plainfield, NH  03770


Sponsor: Plainfield Pumpkin People
Website »

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Grab your running shoes and your favorite costume and come run (or walk) with Families in Transition-New Horizons at our 7th annual Wicked FIT Run in Concord, NH! By creating a team, running...

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Rollins Park
33 Bow Road
Concord , NH  03301
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Sponsor: Families in Transition-New Horizons
Telephone: (603) 641-9441
Contact Name: Lauren Bombardier
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There is always something exciting to discover on our treks around Prescott Farm! For ages 7-10, with an adult; Light activity. Bat are one of the most misunderstood animals in our ecosystem!...

Cost: $12/Adult-child pair +$4/additional child (FREE for Upgraded Members)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd
Laconia, NH  03246
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Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

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There is always something exciting to discover on our treks around Prescott Farm. For ages 7-10, with an adult and light activity. Fall Foliage Walk It's about "peak" leaf...

Cost: $12/adult and child pair and $4/additional child (free for upgraded members)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
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Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

More information

The Inn at Pleasant Lake will be the stage for a pumpkin carving extravaganza, which will be open to the public. Your beautiful pumpkins will be shown at the entrance of the Inn to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Inn at Pleasant Lake
853 Pleasant Street
New London, NH  03257
View map »


Sponsor: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Telephone: (603) 873-4833
Contact Name: Inn at Pleasant Lake
Website »

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Merrimack Premium Outlets invites the community to celebrate “HalloVeen” with a "Vampirina"-themed Disney Junior Play Date event, aimed to entertain and delight children of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd
Merrimack, NH
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Contact Name: Elyse Phelan

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We'll use Prescott Farm's historic farmhouse kitchen to make a variety of homemade delicacies. Water bath canning is an easy and fun way to preserve the bounty of your garden. Learn the...

Cost: $20/class (Upgraded Members - $10 Materials Fee)

Where:
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Rd.
Laconia, NH  03246
View map »


Telephone: (603) 366-5695
Contact Name: Prescott Farm Staff
Website »

More information

Merrimack Premium Outlets invites area ghouls, goblins, and boo’tiful princesses for a frighteningly good time at the center’s Halloween Trick-Or-Treat! Children and their families are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd
Merrimack, NH
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Contact Name: Elyse Phelan

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Join us for a no candy, non-scary night at the museum. Take part in a flashlight tour of the cattle barn and a scavenger hunt along the museum’s Binsack Trail. Play glow-in-the-dark games and...

Cost: $5 | Free ages 4 and under

Where:
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
58 Cleveland Hill Rd.
Tamworth, NH  03886
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Sponsor: Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
Telephone: (603) 323-7591
Contact Name: Dawne Gilpatrick
Website »

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Strawbery Banke's family-friendly, not-too-scary Halloween event. Children are invited to come in costume and trick or treat safely, house to historic house along paths lined with carved...

Cost: $8

Where:
Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock Street
Portsmouth, NH  03801
View map »


Sponsor: Strawbery Banke Museum
Telephone: (603) 433-1107
Contact Name: Stephanie Seacord
Website »

More information

Waterville Valley’s pedestrian village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating at the lodges & Town Square.   On Friday, October 26th the Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
Waterville Valley Town Square
Waterville Valley Town Square3
Village Road
Waterville Valley, NH  03215
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Sponsor: Waterville Valley Recreation Dept
Telephone: 800-468-2553
Website »

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Come to this event and get scared for two great causes at Salisbury four corners (Intersection of Route 4 and Route 127) 19 Franklin Rd., Salisbury, NH. NOT recommended for small children. This...

Cost: $7

Where:
Intersection Rte 4 and Rte 127
19 Franklin Rd.
Salisbury, NH  03268
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Sponsor: Salisbury Woods
Telephone: (603) 496-2334
Contact Name: Lisa Walker

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This Halloween come and experience the fun, terror, chills and thrills of "Dracula." Tickets on sale now for this exciting live onstage performance.

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
The Strand
20 Third St
Dover, NH  03820
View map »


Sponsor: Break A Leg Legally
Telephone: (603) 464-0353
Contact Name: Gerard Foss
Website »

More information

Innocent newlyweds, stranded in the countryside with car trouble, seek aid at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Chaotic strangeness ensues. Celebrating the 43rd Anniversary of its release, the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Red River Theatres
11 S. Main St.
Concord, NH  03301
View map »


Website »

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November 2018

Fall foods and recipes

Tips and Ideas For Hosting An Outdoor Harvest Party

Friends gather for a harvest dinner at the historic Canterbury Shaker Village - find inspiration for your own celebration with photos and recipes.

Contoocook Cider Company

This isn't sweet apple juice - good hard cider can be just as varied as wine.

Three Fall Recipes to Try

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November 2018

Halloween and Haunted NH

Where to Find Ghosts, Ghouls and Scares in the Granite State

NH is haunted by everything from a love-struck pirate and mischievous children to malevolent spirits in cemeteries and mill workers who perished in fires. Do you dare visit a few?

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.

New Hampshire's Most Haunted Places

Exploring New Hampshire's haunted places and people

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!
More haunted happenings >>
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