Please note: in this ever-changing time, we are doing our best to keep our event calendar updated with events that are still happening and removing events that have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19. Please be aware that you should always double check with the event organizer or venue before attending an event. We appreciate your understanding and patience.

Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day Bektash Shrine Center
Easter Eggstravaganza is a colorful, fun festival for family and friends with over 150 spectacular Easter Gift Baskets to win, family-friendly live entertainment, a silent auction, special mega-raffles, kids’ activities, refreshments and “selfies” with live characters – including the Easter bunny. April 3 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 4 – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 5 –...
Apr 3 – Apr 4 all-day Exeter Town Hall
The Exeter Lit Fest, which celebrates the literary community in and around Exeter, will take place the weekend of April 3 and 4 with a keynote by Exeter native, Victoria Arlen. Arlen, current television personality for ESPN and former American paralympic swimmer, is the author of “Locked In: The Will to Survive and the Resolve to Life.” In her book,...
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Windham High School
More than 85 artisans will display a wide variety of fine handmade arts and crafts including home decor, artwork, ceramics, jewelry, spring wreathes, woodworking, scrap booking, gourmet foods, fabric arts, Easter candy and much more. Shop for Easter, Mother’s Day and graduation.
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Winnisqum Regional High School
LIHA Sugar Run Pow Wow  – Open to the public. All are welcome and encouraged to join us for this Native American Event. We will have Drums, Dancers, Food, Vendors and Raffles. Drums Heavy Rain Drum, Humble Spirit Drum, Spirit of the Wind, and After the Corner Drum. Flute by Michael Longrider. Head Male Dancer: Joe Dunchus Head Female Dancer:...
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Fuller Park - Keene Rec Center
Celebrating the arrival of spring, Holi (also called Holika or Phagwa) is a festival practiced by Hindus in countries such as India, Nepal, Bangladesh and the United States. Members of the region’s Indian community will share the epic story behind the festival and lead a lesson in dandiya stick dancing. Food will be available from Royal Spice Restaurant for sale....
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Grappone Conference Center
Join colleagues from family support and strengthening, early care and education, public health, parent leadership, family economic success, mental health, community organizing, and beyond for the 9th Annual Strengthening Families Summit. The Summit is based on the Strengthening Families Framework, a research-based, cost-effective strategy to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce child abuse and neglect. It focuses on...
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day Keene State College/Peterborough Community Theatre
Join us for documentaries, narratives, shorts, panels, parties and more. There will be independent films from around the world and across the region.
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm United Church of Penacook
Crafters will offer fabric and crochet items, silk flower arrangements, wreaths, home décor, doll clothes, cat toys, fabric handbags, metal work, jams and jellies, spices and dips, greeting cards and paper products and more.
May 9 – May 10 all-day Deerfield Fair Grounds
Highlights of this year’s festival include the sheep breed display, lead line competition, youth sheep show, spinning and weaving demo’s, used equipment sale, as well as over 100 juried vendors. There will be great food, lambs and alpacas. The festival hosts a wide variety of educational programs in addition to sheep dog trials/demos, sustainable agriculture and a great experience for...
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Wilkins Elementary School
Spring into the gardening season with a visit to the Amherst Garden Club Annual Spring Plant Sale. Over 3,000 locally dug plants will be on sale as well as vendors with annuals, vegetable plants, herbs, hanging baskets, shrubs and garden ornaments. A gardeners delight with something for everyone in the family, including the popular “Kid’s Potting Table.”
May 9 @ 10:00 am – May 10 @ 5:00 pm Town Common
Spring is in the air and the atmosphere will be filled with color and music at this annual festival. Over 75 artisans from all over the Granite State will display and sell their works including pottery, fine art, wind chimes, pet gifts and more. There will also be a culinary fare of herbal dips, kettle corn, pies, pesto and jams,...
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Brookvale Pines Farm
One of the finest events of its kind in New England, the NHRF offers a truly unique, immersive experience one can only find at a Renaissance Faire. Patrons visiting NHRF will be greeted by wandering medieval villagers who interact with them, answer questions and entertain everyone with their inside knowledge of the Middle Ages. NHRF has real unicorns and an...
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – May 17 @ 9:00 pm Brookvale Pines Farm
Noble knights and fair maidens alike will find something to enjoy in this longstanding Grante State fête. Spread across two weekends and a massive fairground venue, this Best of NH award-winning event includes everything from an archery range and knight, pirate and gypsy encampments to a zoo animal area said to contain real dragons.
May 9 @ 7:02 pm – May 10 @ 8:02 pm Deerfield Fairgrounds
Currently in its 44th year, the festival features programming both for producers of sheep and wool and for those of us who are just fans. Don’t miss the long list of workshops and demos on woolen clothes-making, or for a good laugh, the human-and-sheep-partnered costume contest.
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Swasey Parkway
There’s no shortage of Seacoast-area festivals on the calendar this summer, but you can get a head start on the season with this fest from Town.Exeter.Arts.Music. There’s plenty of family programming, but this party is especially impressive with attractions like a rock climbing wall, an ecovillage and sets from hip local musicians to supplement the standard arts festival fare.
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Wolfeboro Inn
The Festival of Oddities and Curiosities is a daytime oddities fair and evening show with burlesque and side show performances. Oddities Fair 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring tattoo artists, tarot card readers, clairvoyants, taxidermists, antiques, rarities, mentalists and oddities. Burlesque & Side Show 7 to 10 p.m. Featuring Lady Luck Burlesque, side show performances and physical curiosities. Includes hors...
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Mohawk Falls
Kick off the summer with the best arts and music the North Country has to offer. This festival is jam-packed with workshops, demonstrations, art shows and live music by such artists as blues duo Roy-Hudson with White Wolf. Don’t miss the vendor fair for local goods of all stripes from vendors like Anita’s Arts and Wandering Woolies.
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm ConVal Regional High School
This fair brings consumers, farmers and companies together for a full day of education and conversations on how to use products, techniques and services to increase the sustainability of one’s family and the community as a whole.
Jun 14 all-day Radisson
Kids Con New England is the largest comic con for kids in New England. It inspires creativity and learning through family-friendly comics, children’s books, art, workshops, gaming, fun activities and more. Meet amazing family-friendly comic and children’s book creators, learn the comic arts, jedi training, superhero training, princess academy, pirate camp, meet superheroes, pirates, princesses, special guests, gaming tournaments, sketch-off,...
Jun 27 – Jun 28 all-day LIHA
All are welcome and encouraged to join us for this Native American event. There will be drums, dancers, food, vendors and raffles. There will be a Heavy Rain Drum, Humble Spirit Drum, dancing and more.
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm LIHA
It’s a weekend of introducing all who are interested to the Native American culture. There will be drums & dance teachings crafts, Native Teachings, and Raffles this weekend. as well as Vendors with cultural type items. Drums Heavy Rain and Humble Spirit. Flute by Michael Longrider, Vendors who teach a native craft vend for free. Vendors contact Deb Perry with...
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm LIHA
It’s a weekend of introducing all who are interested to the Native American culture. There will be drums & dance teachings crafts, Native Teachings, and Raffles this weekend. as well as Vendors with cultural type items. Drums Heavy Rain and Humble Spirit. Flute by Michael Longrider, Vendors who teach a native craft vend for free. Vendors contact Deb Perry with...
Jul 25 all-day Hebron Common
This event will be taking place rain or shine, and it will include arts and crafts, children’s games, pony rides, delicious foods, books, helicopter rides, a silent auction and more.
Sep 4 – Sep 6 all-day LIHA
All are welcome to attend this Native American event where there will be drums, dancers, food, vendors and raffles. There will also be a Fry Bread stand with wajopi and other toppings. There will be a mourner’s feast on Friday night at 7 p.m. and a candlelight vigil at 10 p.m. There is a wonderful feast at 5 p.m. on...
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm LIHA
Please join us for LIHA’s 50th Annual Pow Wow. We are open to the public. All are welcome to attend this Native American Event. There will be Drums, Dancers, Food, Vendors and Raffles. Please visit our Snack Shack for some delicious food and drinks. Also, we have a Fry Bread stand with wajopi and other toppings. There will be a...
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm LIHA
Please join us for LIHA’s 50th Annual Pow Wow. We are open to the public. All are welcome to attend this Native American Event. There will be Drums, Dancers, Food, Vendors and Raffles. Please visit our Snack Shack for some delicious food and drinks. Also, we have a Fry Bread stand with wajopi and other toppings. There will be a...