<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> Calendar of Events for Northern NH, White Mountains NH, Mt. Washington Auto Road, Lupine Festival, 4th of July Celebrations, Music Festivals & Concerts, ATV Festivals, Bicycle Races and more
Above - Wildman Biathlon in Shelburne, NH - Every August



Events Summer
Events Winter

Gorham, Shelburne, Jefferson
Berlin, Milan, Errol
Franconia, Sugar Hill
Bethlehem, Littleton
Bretton Woods, Twin Mountain
Whitefield, Lancaster









Medallion Opera House

St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts

Tuckerman Ravine
by Robert Kozlow

Alton Weagle Day


Mt. Washington Sunrise Drive

Lupine's in Sugar Hill
by Robert Kozlow

Bicknell's Thrush Tours

Northeast Delta Dental Road Race

Pollyanna in Littleton, NH

July 4th Celebrations

Maplewood Golf Club

Thompson Brook Falls

Sunruse Ascent by Adaptive Sports Partners

Moose Tours & Festivals

Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb and Newton’s Revenge

Muster in the Mountains


ARTS ALL YEAR ~ Some are Seasonal

North of the Notches, NH

Medallion Opera House - Gorham, NH - Town Hall, music, performing arts, community events,

St. Kieran's Community Center for the Arts - 155 Emery St., Berlin, NH music, performing arts, art exhibitions and more

The Gallery at WREN - 2013 Main St., Bethlehem, NH - fine art gallery with local works, open daily

Littleton Opera House - 2 Union Street, Littleton, NH; music, performing arts, community events,

Weathervane Theatre - 199 Mountain View Rd., Whitefield, NH - Musical Theatre in alternating repertory, plus one-of-a-kind opening and closing performances May thru September.


North of the Notches, NH

March & April
The New Hampshire Maple Experience - Bethlehem, NH. Last 3 weekends in March and the 1st weekend in April, visitors can help tap a tree, take a horse drawn ride, attend a chef demo, visit the sugar house and sample maple syrup, pickles and donuts.

Tuckerman Inferno - Pinkham Notch, NH - A five stage race that is inspired by the big bowl of snow that collects in Tuckerman Ravine on Mt. Washington all winter long. Run, bicycle, kayak, hike, and ski down Tuckerman Ravine. contact

Alton Weagle Day - Alton Weagle had a passion for Mt. Washington. To show his passion, he climbed the Mt. Washington Auto Road in a number of unique ways: by car, on foot, walking backwards, blindfolded and finally pushing a wheelbarrow full of sugar…just to name a few. This day honors his spirit and anyone who has a first ascent idea could get invited.

Redneck ATV Poker Run - Get your BEST redneck on! Dress yourself and your ATV to win prizes and much more!! Poker Run includes Jericho State Park and businesses in the Berlin/Gorham area. For benefit of the park.


North of the Notches, NH

ALL SUMMER - June thru August

Gorham, NH -
Tuesdays, 6:30PM - 8:30PM. Live Bands and occasional BBQ’s, bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy music outdoors.
Flea Markets on the Town Common - Vendors set up every other Sunday through September sponsored by Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Lisbon, NH -
Bring a blanket or chair, Refreshments and cookouts at some concerts!

Bethlehem, NH -
From Summer through Fall, the Town of Bethlehem sponsors a free concert series on Sunday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00PM - Rain or Shine, at the Bethlehem Gazebo Park on the corner or Main St and Prospect St.
Support local farmers and artisans and visit a relaxed, outdoor venue. Locally grown and produced vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, fiber goods, goat milk soap, and much more! Open every Saturday, 10am-2pm, from June to September, at the Corner of Main Street (Rte. 302) and Park Avenue, Bethlehem.

Wednesdays and weekends throughout the summer.Explore Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves at night by the light of lanterns and headlamps. These guided evening tours begin at dusk, take about 1 ½ hours, and are followed by a special treat – s’mores around the campfire.

The Auto Road opens at 3:30 am for cars to drive themselves to the summit of Mt. Washington. Experience the brilliant colors, crisp mountain air and maybe even a view of the sun coming up over the Atlantic Ocean.


The communities of Franconia, Easton, Sugar Hill, Bethlehem, Bretton Woods, Littleton, Lisbon, Lincoln, North Woodstock, Whitefield and beyond, join together to showcase this colorful pageant. Complementing the natural beauty of the floral show, the Fields of Lupine Festival offers special events within the festival. Retailers and restaurants offer promotions, discounts, entertainment, and refreshments,  museums and historic inns offer tours, there is an open-air market on Main Street Sugar Hill and other locations.

Bicknell’s Thrush is an extremely rare species with very limited breeding grounds. It is the rarest and most secretive of the breeding thrushes in North America and it is the only bird whose breeding is restricted to the Northeastern part of the continent, at higher elevations, normally nesting above 3,000 ft.

If you thought Laconia Bike Week was entertaining before, wait until you ride the Mt. Washington Auto Road, a one of-a-kind experience. Encounter ever changing weather, panoramic views and four climate zones as you climb the highest point in the Northeast. Arrive before 10 am and your motorcycle passenger rides for free!

Mt. Washington Auto Road. This historic all-uphill run draws thousands of runners from across New England, throughout the U.S., and from countries as close as Canada and as far away as Kenya, to make the grueling climb to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast.

This 18-hole Golf Scramble Tournament benefits Omni Hotels & Resorts “Say Goodnight to Hunger” campaign. Started in 2016, when the Mount Washington Family came together to remember a dear friend, this tournament has grown into a large scale community fundraiser that attracts golf enthusiasts from all across the North Country. Register as an individual or as a four person team.

Littleton Public Library, Main Street, Historic Downtown Littleton. Celebration The jubilant bronze sculpture of Pollyanna tributes hometown author, Eleanor H. Porter (1868 – 1920) a Littleton resident best remembered as the creator of the world's most optimistic character, Pollyanna, 1913. Ceremony, music, Signature Honoree Award, and a Pollyanna-themed Walking Tour, etc. 603-444-5741

Paddle the mighty Androscoggin River and have fun all day! Live Music, Pirate Poker Run, Lawn Games, Beer Tent, Ale Tasting, Food Vendors and Food for Purchase.

Gerry Pomerleau was a retired fireman, from Dracut, Massachusetts. He joined the NH ATV Club in 1999, and soon became a director, he was the founder of this ride. The Road is open for ATVs and UTVs ONLY 8:00am - 6:00pm


On the Town Common: Carnival, Concerts, Duck Race on the Androscoggin, Flea Market & other vendors, Chowder Cook-off, Dessert Cook-off, Horseshoes, Walk/Run Race, Bobo the Clown, Classic Car Parade and Show, Main Street Parades & Fireworks!

Family fun, music and fireworks at the ski area! brettonwoods.com

Franconia, Sugar Hill, Easton, NH
4th of July Celebration. Parade on Main Street, browse through the flea market tables, Rubber Duck Race along the scenic Gale River. Listen to music outdoors, under the stars. Fireworks display and parade.

Mount Washington Cog Railway partners with premier NH organizations to celebrate the state's innovation and finest handmade craft and products by artisans at the juried Annual Handcrafted in NH Fest. League of NH Craftsmen, New Hampshire Made, and WREN artisans showcase specialty food and skin care products, jewelry, glass, wood products, pottery and more.

Annual Littleton Chamber Golf Tournament
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon complete with golf, networking, special contests, and great food. Teams of four and individual golfers are welcome to participate! 1:00pm Shotgun start!

The largest annual fundraiser of the nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory, they invite you to participate and to Seek YOUR Peak... While many hikers will choose the challenge of summiting Mount Washington, others will opt for alternative mountain treks, a short "nature hike" or even participate as a "virtual hiker."

July & August

North Country Chamber Players bring you inspiring classical performances, beloved masterworks, exciting new pieces, and electrifying guest artists. Several locations in the White Mountains.

Explore Wildcat Mountain with a Tin Mountain Conservation Center naturalist learning about the diverse ecology of Pinkham Notch in the White Mountain National Forest. Trips include Pond Full of Fun, Alpine Discovery/Gondola Skyride to the Summit and The Way of the Wildcat Trail to Thompson Brook Falls.


Milan, NH, 8AM – 4PM, Poker Run, Mud Pit Grudge Runs, Demo Rides, Can Am, Arctic Cat Wildcat, Obstacle Courses, Elimination Heats, Prizes, After-Market Vendors, Food Vendors, Music, Downtown Berlin Main Street Block Party, Friday 4PM-9PM live band, beer garden, giveaways!

A fundraiser for the Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country. At sunrise, teams ascends the Mount Washington Auto Road, determined to reach the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington. Each team includes an adaptive athlete and a team of “mules” who helps the athlete up the 8 miles to the summit, as needed.

cancelled for 2018 remuming 2019
8AM - 1PM. A challenging 3-part event starting in Shelburne, NH with a 10K run, 25K bicycle to Wildcat, and a 3 mi. run up Wildcat Mountain to the finish line at the top. Open to teams and individuals. Funds raised benefit the Coos Co. Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Pictured top of page

Colebrook, NH. Each year, the weekend before Labor Day in August - a series of events, full of fun, showcasing all the great things the North Country has to offer. Come enjoy a street festival, country fair with family entertainment, a classic car show, contests and activities for all ages in a most peaceful and beautiful destination.

8:50AM - 1PM - Attracting cyclists from all over the globe - The Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb and Newton’s Revenge are known as the toughest hillclimbs in the world at 7.6 miles in length, has an average grade of 12% with extended sections of 18% and the last 50 yards is an amazing 22%!


North of the Notches, NH

Lancaster Fair
Rts. 2 & 3, Lancaster, NH. This Labor Day weekend extravaganza spotlights agriculture activities, a large Midway, 4-H exhibits, professional musical entertainment, motorized competitions, and the ever-popular Demolition Derby. Enjoy a real old-fashioned country fair!

A colonial encampment of reenactors representing the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and Mountain Man periods from 1750 through 1840. This gathering takes place in the fields at the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road. Participantsl demonstrate the use of appropriate tools, clothing, and firearms from their respective time periods.

Wingzilla & Luau ATV Poker Run
WINGZILLA is a Barbecue Chicken Wing Cook-Off Competition and eating contest. “Luck of the Draw” is a Horse Shoe Tournament. Cash Prizes. Local Firefighters sponsor a Luau ATV Poker Run, so wear a Hawaiian shirt and decorate your ATVs with leis and flowers and you can win a prize. All proceeds from the Poker Run go to Operation Warm (new coats for kids).

Art in the Mountains - Littleton, NH
Downtown Littleton will transform into a walking gallery as Main Street businesses showcase works of art in their windows. The Art Festival weekend begins with a kickoff party. New England artists line Main Street to display and sell their works. Local food producers, crafters and musicians set up downtown for a Main Street Market.

- a National ATV Festival
For the second year, Camp RZR® destination is the beautiful Jericho Mountain State Park, nestled into the New Hampshire northwoods. Jericho Mountain State Park has over 80 miles of trails and connects to more than 1000 miles of trails with the Ride the Wilds system. You’ll experience everything from rocks to mud and hills to flats.


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