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New Hampshire State and Agricultural Fairs

Stratham Fair
Date: No fair in 2021
Location: Stratham Hill Park
Route 33 in Stratham, NH
More information: strathamfair.com

North Haverhill Fair
Date: July 28 – August 1, 2021
Location: 1299 Dartmouth College Highway
Haverhill, NH
More information: nohaverhillfair.com

Cheshire Fair
Date: August 5-8, 2021
Location: 247 Monadnock Highway in Swanzey, NH
More information: cheshirefair.org

Belknap County 4-H Fair
Date: August 7-8, 2021
Location: Mile Hill Road in Belmont, NH
More information: facebook.com/bc4hfair and bc4hfair.org

Cornish Fair
Date: Friday, August 20– Sunday, August 22, 2021
Location: Town House Road in Cornish, NH
More information: cornishfair.org

Lancaster Fair
Date: September 2-6, 2021
Location: 516 Main St., Lancaster, NH
More information: lancasterfair.com

Hopkinton State Fair
Date: September 3-6, 2021
Location: State Fairgrounds
Kearsarge Avenue in Contoocook, NH
More information: hsfair.org

Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair
Date: September 10-12, 2021
Location: 15 Hill Dale Ln., New Boston, NH
More information: hcfair.com

Deerfield Fair
Date: September 30-October 3, 2021
Location: Deerfield Fairgrounds
Route 43, Deerfield
More information: deerfieldfair.com

Sandwich Fair
Date: October 9-11, 2021
Location: Sandwich Fairgrounds
Route 109 North, Center Sandwich
More information: thesandwichfair.com


New Hampshire Food and Drink Events and Festivals

Chowderfest & Brews
Date: May 30, 2021
Location: Town Square, Waterville Valley
More information: waterville.com

WOKQ Chowder Festival
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Fishing Pier on Peirce Island
Marcy Street in Portsmouth, NH
More information: prescottpartk.org

7th Annual Newport Nano Brewfest
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
This brewfest only features New Hampshire nano breweries.
Location: Newport Town Common
More information: Facebook

New England Brewfest
Date: No event in 2021
Location: Loon Mountain Resort
Lincoln, NH
More information: nebrewfest.com

NH Brewers Festival
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Kiwanis Waterfront Park, Concord
More information: granitestatebrewersassociation.org

Manchester Brewfest
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Arms Park
Commercial Street, Manchester, NH
More information: manchesterbrewfest.com

Wyman Tavern Brew Fest
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Wyman Tavern Museum
339 Main St., Keene, NH
More information: hsccnh.org

8th Annual Gate City Brewfest & Wing Competition
Date: August 27, 2021
Location: Holman Stadium
67 Amherst St., Nashua, NH
More information: gatecitybrewfestnh.com

Hampton Beach Seafood Festival
Date: September 10-12, 2021
Location: Hampton Beach
Ocean Boulevard, Hampton
More information: seafoodfestivalnh.com

Claremont Brewfest – Battle of the Brews
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Visitor’s Center Green, Claremont
More information: claremontbrewfest.com

Passport Craft Beer & Food Tour
Date: No event in 2021
Location: Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hanocock St., Portsmouth
More information: nhptv.org/passport

9th Annual Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Swasey Parkway in Exeter, NH
More information: powderkegbeerfest.com

Attitash Mountain Resort Annual Oktoberfest
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Attitash Mountain Resort, 775 Route 302, Bartlett
More information: attitash.com/event/oktoberfest

WHEB Chili Cookoff
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Prescott Park
105 Marcy St., Portsmouth, NH
More information: prescottpark.org/event/chili

12th Annual New Hampshire Brewfest
Date: October 9, 2021
Location: Cisco Brewery
35 Corporate Dr., Portsmouth
More information: nhbrewfest.com


Annual New Hampshire Festivals

44th Annual Sheep and Wool Festival
Date: No event in 2021
Location: Deerfield Fairgrounds
32 Stage Road, Deerfield, NH
More information: www.nhswga.com

Piscataqua Riverfest
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock St., Portsmouth, NH
More information: piscataquariverfest.wordpress.com

98th Annual Laconia Motorcycle Week
Date: June 12-20, 2021
Location: Downtown Laconia, Weirs Beach
More information: laconiamcweek.com

47th Annual Market Days Festival
Date: August 19-21, 2021
Location: Downtown Concord
Main Street in Concord, NH
Tickets: Admission is free
More information: intownconcord.org/events/market-days

Hillsborough Summer Festival
Date: July 8-11, 2021
Location: Grimes Field
Henniker Street, Hillsborough
Tickets: Admission is free, parking is $10
More information: hillsborosummerfest.com

31st Annual Craft Fair at the Bay
Date: July 17-18, 2021
Location: Alton Bay Community House & Waterfront
24 Mt. Major Highway, Alton Bay, NH
More information: castleberryfairs.com

American Independence Festival
Date: July 4-24, 2021
Location: American Independence Museum
1 Governor’s Lane, Exeter, NH
More information: independencemuseum.org/american-independence-festival

62nd Annual Canterbury Fair
Date: July 31, 2021
Location: Baptist Road in Canterbury, NH
Tickets: Admission is free but there is a suggested $5 parking donation fee.
More information: canterburyfair.com

11th Annual Jericho ATV Festival
Date: No event in 2021
Location: Jericho Mountain State Park
298 Jericho Lake Rd., Berlin, NH
More information: androscogginvalleychamber.com/jericho-atv-festival

39th Annual Suncook Valley Hot Air Balloon Rally
Date: August 6-8, 2021
Location: Drake Field
7 Barnstead Rd., Pittsfield, NH
More information: suncookvalleyrotary.org

88th Annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair
Date: Saturday, August 7 – Sunday, August 15, 2021
Location: Mount Sunapee Resort, Newbury, NH
More information: nhcrafts.org

64th Annual NH Antiques Show
Date: Thursday, August 12 – Saturday, August 14, 2021
More information: nhada.org

28th Annual Lincoln Summer Craft Festival
Date: August 14-15, 2021
Location: Village Shops & Town Green
138 Main St., Lincoln, NH
More information: castleberryfairs.com

Hampton Beach Children’s Festival
Date: August 16-20, 2021
Location: Hampton Beach
Ocean Boulevard in Hampton, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: hamptonbeach.org

24th Annual White Mountain Boogie N’ Blues Festival
Date: August 20-22, 2021
Location: Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton, NH
More information: whitemountainboogie.com

29th Annual North Country Moose Festival
Date: August 27-28, 2021
Location: Downtown Colebrook
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: chamberofthenorthcountry.com/moose-festival.html

Exeter UFO Festival
Date: September 4-5, 2021
Location: Swasey Parkway in Exeter, NH
More information: exeterufofestival.org

New Hampshire Highland Games
Date: September 17-19, 2021
Location: Virtual event
More information: nhscot.org

17th Annual Fairy House Festival
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Virtual event
More information: portsmouthfairyhousetour.com


Fall and Foliage Festivals

32nd Annual Milford Pumpkin Festival
Date: Friday, October 89 – Sunday, October 10, 2021
Held annually each Columbus Day weekend
Location: Milford Oval in downtown Milford, NH
Tickets: This is a free event to attend
More information: milfordpumpkinfestival.org

73rd Annual Warner Fall Foliage Festival
Date: Friday, October 8 – Sunday, October 10, 2021
Held annually each Columbus Day weekend
Location: Main Street, Warner, NH
More information: wfff.org

Monadnock Pumpkin Festival
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Cheshire Fair Grounds
247 Monadnock Hwy., Swanzey, NH
More information: monadnockpumpkinfestival.org

Somersworth Pumpkin Festival
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Somersworth Plaza
Somersworth Plaza in Somersworth, NH
More information: nhfestivals.org/pumpkin-festival.html

NH Pumpkin Festival
Date: No event in 2021. Save the date: October 14-15, 2022
Location: Downtown Laconia
Tickets: This is a free event
More information: nhpumpkinfestival.com

Keene Pumpkin Festival
Date: No 2021 information yet
Location: Downtown Keene
Tickets: This is a free event
More information: pumpkinfestival.org