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NEW HAMPSHIRE
ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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"Annual Celebrations of Historic Events" for each of the 50 states as
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"One-Stop" itinerary planning list.

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JANUARY

CARROLL COUNTY

Jackson
State Snow Sculpture Competition
3 day Winterfest

www.jacksonnh.com/snowscupting.httml


FEBRUARY


CARROLL COUNTY

North Conway
Mount Washington Winter Carnival
Ten days of entertainment, music, food, ice carvings, so much to see and do in the beautiful White Mountains

(603) 356-5701

GRAFTON COUNTY

Hanover
Dartmouth Winter Carnival
Annual snow celebration

(960) 646 – 2600

KEENE COUNTY

Keene
Ice and Snow Festival
Lots of family activities and even a horse drawn wagon ride.

www.keenchamber.com/iceandsnow.html


MARCH

MERRIMACK  COUNTY

Warner
Maple Sugaring in New Hampshire
50 sugar houses in 10 counties open their doors to visitors allowing them to see everything from the orchards to production.  You even get to sample the fine maple products.

(603) 225 - 3757

APRIL

HILLSBOROUGH  COUNTY

Milford
Free State Blues Showtime and Review
(781) 640-8902

MAY

GRAFTON COUNTY

Lisbon
Lilac Festival
New themes yearly. 
Wonderful family entertainment.
Since 1985

(603) 838-2200


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Hillsbourgh
Annual Memorial Day Observance
Franklin Pierce Homestead

(603) 478-3165

MERRIMACK COUNTY

Contoocook/Hopkinton
The New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival
"A wooly good time" with many demonstrations and shows.
Sheep, goats, alpacas, llamas and more.

(603) 747-3851
           (307) 327-5568

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

Portsmouth
Lilac Festival
Wentworth Cooidge Mansion
Tour of Gardens and Royal Governors' Mansion

(603) 437-6607

JUNE

GRAFTON COUNTY

Bethlehem, Easton, Franconia, Lisbon, Littleton, and Sugar Hill
Fields of Lupine Festival
Celebrate the blossoming of this beautiful wildflower.
Historic tours, garden workshops, concerts, artists and crafters
make this a most memorable festival.
Since 1993
(603) 823 – 5661

JULY

MERRIMACK COUNTY

Canterbury
Canterbury Fair
A fun family day.
Since 1958

(603) 783-4678

AUGUST

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Hillsborough
Hillsborough Balloon Festival and Fair
Hot air balloons soar, rides are available, horse and tractor pulls, a parade, and other events for the family to enjoy,
(603) 464-0327
www.balloonfestival.org

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Hillsborough
Annual Living History Event
Experience the 1700’s 1800’s and early 1900’s
as you interact with period musicians, historical figures,
re-enactors, artisans, craftsmen.
Children’s activities.
 Where history comes alive.
www.LivingHistoryEventNH.Com


HILLSBOURGH COUNTY

Manchester
Annual New Hampshire Antique Show
Since 1957

(603) 625-1000      (603) 666-3083

MERRIMACK COUNTY

Concord
New Hampshire Antiqurian Book Fair
70 Booksellers from 10 States

(603) 666-3083

MERRIMACK COUNTY

Newbury
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair
Oldest craft fair in America – a nine day event.
Since 1933

(603) 224-3375

NORTH COUNTY

Colebrook
Moose Festival
Since 1991

(603 237-8939


SEPTEMBER

MERRIMACK COUNTY

Hopkinton
New Hampshire Highland Games
Largest Scottish cultural festival in the Northeast featuring music, dance, athletics, and customs of the Scottish people.

(603) 229-1975

MERRIMACK COUNTY

Concord
New Hampshire Antiquarian Book Fair
70 antiquarian booksellers
Since 1975

(775) 778-7343

OCTOBER

BELKNAP COUNTY

Laconia
Harvest of Quilts
(603) 293-8989

CHESHIRE COUNTY

Keene
Keene Pumpkin Festival
Special activities costume parade,
seed spitting, and pie eating contest.
Over 28,000 carved pumpkins
each lighted with votive candles.
Fireworks!!!
Since 1990

(603) 358-5344

NOVEMBER

MERRICKMACK COUNTY

New London
Tour of 7 Historic Houses
Decorated Into A Festive Holiday Showcase

(603) 763-4789

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

Exeter
Annual Yuletide Fair
A lovely occasion
Since 1977
(508) 949-3880
yuletidefair@gfwcnhexeterjrs.org

DECEMBER

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

Portsmouth
Candlelight Stroll
Strawberry Banks, New Hampshire historic waterfront area makes Christmas of yesteryear come alive with the its decorated historic homes, exhibits, gardens, programs  all enhanced with the glow of candles and holiday scents.

www. strawberry banks.org

 

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