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Fairs, Festivals, & Big NH Events Labor Day Weekend 2013
Monday, September 2, 2013
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 www.NH.com/Sun-Fun! On a tight budget? Check out our FREE events page at www.NH.com/FreeThingsToDo for free events, activities, and more!
Labor Day Weekend Fairs & Festivals
Just Ducky End of Summer Bash
Fri-Mon, Aug. 30-Sept. 2
Waterville Valley, NH
Help us send summer out with a bang, and ring in our colorful fall season in Waterville Valley! Free outdoor concerts, kids' games, plus our annual charity Duck Race on Snow's Brook with cash prizes for the fastest three ducks! Events, music, fireworks, & more!
Kimball Farm Corn Maze
Every Day Through November 9th
This year we cut the maze in a Boston Strong design. 2013 is our 7th year and we continue to add some new family friendly and fun activities. We have a pig pen, chickens, a herd of buffalo to watch, equestrian demo's, milking demonstrations, a 100 ft slide and hayrides given by our Belgian horses. This year will will also be offering helicopter rides weather permitting on various days.
Weds-Mon, Aug. 28-Sept. 2
The Lancaster Fair is known at the largest, fun-filled family event in the Great North Woods Region. The Lancaster Fair has been entertaining audiences for over 135 years and is one of New Hampshire's best Labor Day extravaganzas. Fair festivities include agriculture demonstrations, exhibits and activities, a large midway, 4-H exhibits, music entertainment and motorized competitions, a demolition derby and plenty of the best fair food.
2013 Hopkinton State Fair
Thurs-Mon, Aug. 29-Sept. 2
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!
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