Oct 19 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 19 all-day Downtown
The giant pumpkin weigh-off is day one, followed by the regatta on the following day. Also featuring pumpkin catapults, giant pumpkin drop, races and more. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on October 19 and 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on October 20.
Oct 19 all-day Downtown
The NH Pumpkin Festival is a community-hosted, family-friendly street festival, celebration of fall and what is unique about New Hampshire. It is a celebration of artistry and creativity and all things pumpkin! Each year around 40,000 attendees take in the 34-foot tall jack-o-lantern tower, enjoy pumpkin carving, the zombie walk, rides, live bands, beer garden, food and craft vendors, riverside...
Oct 19 all-day Smith Track at Opechee Park
The 5th Annual Runaway Pumpkin is part of NH Pumpkin Festival 2019 and raises funds for the WOW Trail and the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction. The 10K and 5K courses offer views of beautiful Lake Opechee, cash prizes for top finishers & course records and “delicious” age category prizes.
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Pine Hill at High Mowing School
Created for children age 8 and younger  by High Mowing School’s own Early Childhood teachers, this annual event features subtle surprises along a forested path. These carefully crafted vignettes are home to fairies, gnomes, animals, jugglers, and gentle storybook characters. Families taking the walk will hear stories, participate in small activities, and receive treasures along the way. Children are welcome...
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm Rochester Opera House
“Evil Dead The Musical” takes all the elements of the cult classic films, “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2,” and “Army of Darkness” and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all...
Oct 20 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 20 all-day The DoubleTree by Hilton
Celebrate Samhain is dedicated to the ancient Celtic celebration of the final harvest and “day of the dead.” Enjoy a day filled with magic, music and merriment. Attend presentations and workshops by prominent Pagan and metaphysical authors, community leaders and instructors. Shop the wares of the finest mystical vendors and artisans selected from throughout region. Enlist a reading from one...
Oct 20 all-day Downtown
The giant pumpkin weigh-off is day one, followed by the regatta on the following day. Also featuring pumpkin catapults, giant pumpkin drop, races and more. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on October 19 and 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on October 20.
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm Rochester Opera House
“Evil Dead The Musical” takes all the elements of the cult classic films, “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2,” and “Army of Darkness” and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all...
Oct 21 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 22 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 23 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 24 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 25 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Fitzy's Fright Fest
All your life, you’ve heard the story of the yellow brick road. But it’s not the only paved path emanating from the middle of Munchkin Square. If follow, follow, following the yellow brick road lands you in the wonderful Land of Oz, where does the red one lead? Come visit us for the 19th edition of Fitzy’s Fright Fest, in...
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm Rochester Opera House
“Evil Dead The Musical” takes all the elements of the cult classic films, “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2,” and “Army of Darkness” and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all...
Oct 25 @ 9:30 pm Red River Theatres
There are two shows each evening on October 25 and 26 at 9:30 and 10 p.m. This famous cult film is hosted by Red River Theatres, and the Equality Health Center, who have planned two nights of raunchy fun for both long-time Rocky Horror fans, or “virgins” who have never attended one of these notorious shows before. Since its release...
Oct 26 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Fitzy's Fright Fest
All your life, you’ve heard the story of the yellow brick road. But it’s not the only paved path emanating from the middle of Munchkin Square. If follow, follow, following the yellow brick road lands you in the wonderful Land of Oz, where does the red one lead? Come visit us for the 19th edition of Fitzy’s Fright Fest, in...
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm Rochester Opera House
“Evil Dead The Musical” takes all the elements of the cult classic films, “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2,” and “Army of Darkness” and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all...
Oct 26 @ 9:30 pm Red River Theatres
There are two shows each evening on October 25 and 26 at 9:30 and 10 p.m. This famous cult film is hosted by Red River Theatres, and the Equality Health Center, who have planned two nights of raunchy fun for both long-time Rocky Horror fans, or “virgins” who have never attended one of these notorious shows before. Since its release...
Oct 27 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Central Square
Celebrate all things fall, community and, of course, pumpkin with the return of the Keene Pumpkin Festival. Family-friendly music and dance performances, art activities and games including pumpkin bowling. More things to do and see: Elizabeth Munger performs 3:30-5pm Melodious Zach returns 5:15-6:30pm Check him out Chock Full O’ Notes KSC A Capella Choir TBA. Check them out! Children’s Costume Parade/Stroll from West Street...
Oct 28 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 29 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 30 all-day Chester, NH Historical Society
This is the 10th year of Chester’s townwide “scarecrows,” which will bring the total to 1,000 made. Any road you travel down you will see the amazing scarecrows of this very talented town. They will be on display the whole month of October.
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm Downtown Portsmouth
Marching into its 25th year, the Portsmouth Halloween Parade is a grassroots, all-inclusive celebration of community, creativity and free expression that walks, stalks, dances, trumpets and drums its way through downtown Portsmouth each year on Halloween. Everyone is invited to dress up, gather at Peirce Island by Prescott Park, and march. No sign-up required. The Parade is not a city-sponsored...
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Palace Theatre
Broadway Music of the Night is a celebration of songs from musicals with supernatural, horror and sci-fi themes. Created and hosted by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, five of New York’s finest vocalists will pay homage to Broadway and Off-Broadway’s most original, intriguing and terrifying characters in this all-new concert event.
Nov 23 all-day Various Locations
Following a successful inaugural run, the 2019 2nd Annual New Hampshire Jingle Bells Winery Tour will kick off this year on November 23. Participants will have the opportunity to visit 12 festive wineries throughout New Hampshire over the course of five weekends ending on December 22. This is a self-guided tour through New Hampshire wine country. The traveling tasters will...