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Fairs, Festivals, & Big NH Events Labor Day Weekend 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Most kids are back in school. Some are first-timers, and some are old pros. Whatever your kid's situation, preschool through college, we have some back-to-school tips and a supplies must-have list for you!

Luckily, this first week back is a short one, and families can enjoy a nice, long weekend together, and work out the kinks in their back-to-school schedules! Check out some super fast and healthy breakfast recipes to save time on busy school-mornings!

There are plenty of events scheduled for Labor Day weekend; here are some of the larger festivals and fairs. For more summer activities, check out our summer fun page at, sponsored by Canobie Lake Park! On a tight budget? Check out our FREE events page at for free events, activities, and more!

Labor Day Weekend Fairs & Festivals in NH

Just Ducky – End of Summer Bash
Waterville Valley, NH
Fri-Mon, August 29-September 1

Help us send summer out with a bang, and ring in our colorful fall season in Waterville Valley! Free outdoor concerts, kid's games, plus our annual charity Duck Race across Corcoran Pond with cash prizes for the fastest three ducks!

2014 Hopkinton State Fair
Contoocook, NH
Fri-Mon, Aug 29-Sept 1

A Labor Day Weekend Tradition! The Hopkinton State Fair is among the top-ranked agricultural fairs in New Hampshire. We are well known for our agricultural exhibit as well as our fine entertainment. Fiesta Shows' Midway, New England's biggest and best carnival Midway proudly partners with the Hopkinton State Fair! In addition to our regularly priced tickets, we offer three “Pay One Price” Midway ride specials that allow fair patrons to ride unlimited rides during special sessions! New this year – Snowmobile Drags and Mud Race!

Lancaster Fair
Lancaster, NH
Wed-Mon, Aug 27-Sept 1

Looking for the largest fun-filled family event in the Great North Woods? Look no further! One low price includes one-day admission, midway rides and concert.

Labor Day Weekend Pie and Ice Cream Social
Greenfield, NH
Sunday, August 31

Come to the Historic Greenfield Meeting House for assorted delicious Pies, Ice Cream, Coffee, Lemonade, Hayrides, Silent Auction and more.

25th Annual Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair at the Bay
Alton, NH
Sat-Mon, August 30-September 1

Over 75 Juried Craftsmen and women from all over New England will display and sell their American made arts, crafts, and specialty foods. Gourmet specialty foods include Herbal Dips, Jams & Jellies, Candies and more. Free admission and free parking. Festival hours are Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 5pm, and Monday 10am to 4pm. This Event is held rain or shine.

Gibson Center Crafts and Artisans Festival
North Conway, NH
Sat-Sun, August 30-31

Come take a stroll through all the arts, crafts and specialities these talented crafters offer for sale.

Sandy Beach Craft Fair – 3rd Annual Craft Fair
Contoocook, NH
Saturday, August 30

3rd Annual Craft Fair – Open to the public. Craft Fair will be held in the Gazebo and Big Tent.

Story Land Fun Run
Intervale, NH
Monday, September 1

The Story Land Fun Run, presented by Memorial Hospital, is an event for kids up to 12 years old. The event is a fundraiser for the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation and its goal of purchasing a new Storybook Bus for outreach programs.


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