New Hampshire shines as one of New England's best places to visit in fall.
And iIt all begins in September, in places like the Great North Woods and the famous White Mountains. Later on in the season, the lake region and central New Hampshire put on their best colors in early October.
Finally, a meandering tour through the southern part of the state in mid-October may incude popular stops in the Merrimack Valley and the New Hampshire seacoast for a spectacular grand finale.
Enjoy the whole day, or the entire weekend, during New Hampshire fall festival season. Have fun!
It's all about the pumpkins at the annual
New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival in late October..
September 15 - September 17, 2023 -- New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival Lincoln -- Learn about Scottish culture through music, dance and history including medieval reenactors entertaining the crowds, sheep dogs and handlers competing in the Sheep Dog trials, and more fall festival merriment.
October 7, 2023 -- Apple Harvest Day Dover -- Fall festival food and live entertainment are on tap in downtown Dover including a 5k marathon race plus a kids' zone featuring inflatables, wildlife encounters and a cool train ride.
October 6 - October 8, 2023 -- Milford Pumpkin Festival Milford -- Take Columbus Day weekend to watch live concerts on three stages, take home a personal store of maple syrup and watch pumpkin carving by experts, along with the ever-popular Pumpkin Catapult.
October 27 - October 28, 2023 -- New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival Laconia -- The Lakes Region celebrates an early Halloween with pumpkin painting and pumpkin bowling, a kids' Halloween costume parade, Hobo Pumpkin Express train rides, along with great food, craft vendors and live music. And stick around after dark for Halloween movies, a zombie walk and the Pumpkin Dump Derby.
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