Winter Fun – 8 Festivals

Great NH Winter Festivals

New Hampshire Holiday Vacation Activities – First Night – New Year

NH winter festivalsA New Hampshire Winter Vacation can be just what the doctor ordered to cure those "stuck in the house" blues. The holidays are back and New Hampshire hosts a myriad of fun activities and events statewide. Here are eight not-to-miss winter festivals, fireworks displays and fairs going on in NH this holiday season. Ask us about NH winter festivals or share comments. To feature your business, contact us.

Winter Festivals & Family Events

Nashua winter holiday stroll Nashua Winter Holiday Stroll
Nashua, NH
Each year, the downtown streets of Nashua are closed to vehicles for shopping and live entertainment. Drop off canned goods and unwrapped toys for local charities, participate in the candlelit walk, and enjoy street vendors and performers. This is a great day to visit Downtown Nashua and get into the Holiday Spirit.
Traditionally Yours
Jackson, NH
Join the folks in Jackson for a long tradition of holiday celebrations brought back year after year. Visits from Santa Claus, holiday open houses, art gallery sales & shows, cooking demonstrations & workshops, a sleigh ride chocolate tour, tree lighting, carolers and more can be found at this Jackson, NH holiday event.
First Night Portsmouth First Night Portsmouth
Portsmouth, NH
The annual First Night Portsmouth celebrates all that is Portsmouth. A variety of events including live music, dance, ice sculpture and fireworks just before midnight. Buy your button and ring in the New Year in Portsmouth, NH.
First Night Wolfeboro
Wolfeboro, NH
This annual event began in 1993 and just keeps getting better. The Wolfeboro Chamber of Commerce and the Governor Wentworth Arts Council present this alcohol-free celebration of the arts. Enjoy face painting, ice sculpture, entertainers, fireworks, displays, food, play performances and more.
New Years Celebration Omni Mount Washington Resort New Year’s Celebration at the Mt. Washington Hotel
Bretton Woods, NH
Ring in 2010 at the historic Omni Mount Washington Hotel. Celebrate with fine dining, music and libattions during this three-day holiday event. Family events, elegant fine dining, and great live music. A special night to remember!
Tree Decorating Contest
North Conway, NH
Come to N. Conway this holiday season and witness over 50 trees beautiful whimsically and creatively decorated by area non-profit groups, clubs, businesses and individuals. On display throughout the month of December, this is a fun event for family members of all ages. 
NWhite mountain INn to Inn Cookie tour White Mountain Inn to Inn Cookie Tour
Various White Mountain Inns, NH
This popular annual White Mountain event began in 1997 and allows visitors to tour award-winning inns from Harts Location to Tamworth and sample holiday treats while observing tips on holiday decorating from expert New Hampshire innkeepers. Homemade candies and cookies and a complimentary Christmas cookie cookbook is available. Participating inns include; The Darby Field InnInn at Ellis RiverThe Inn at Jackson, and others.
Victorian Christmas
Tamworth, NH
Join the folks at Remick Museum and the Captain Enoch Remick House for their annual Victorian Christmas. Sample chocolate treats & sugar cookies, make country crafts, view Christmas tradition exhibits, and learn a little history at this annual event. Take a horse-drawn sleigh ride, see vintage toys owned by the Remick family, and don’t forget to visit the Remick Museum Gift Shop.

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