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Fairs & festivals in White Mountains NH entertain with music, food, art, outdoor fun

Fairs and festivals in the White Mountains let you enjoy this wonderful region in many ways and great things to do. Be Scottish for a day at the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival and enjoy traditional piping and drumming music and bagpipe-infused rock ‘n’ roll, unique athletic events, food and tastings of authentic Scotch whiskies and beers. The annual White Mountain Boogie ‘n' Blues Festival features award-winning blues artists, food and craft vendors, and many fun activities for children. Fun festivals happen year-round, indoors and out, in sunshine and in the ice-and-snow months.

60 Loon Mountain Road Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-229-1975 Toll-Free: 800-358-7268

Come celebrate all things Scottish!

New Hampshire and the White Mountains are rich with interesting festivals all year long, but few can surpass the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival for a dramatic immersion into a colorful, hearty culture. Be part of this 3-day celebration of Scottish music, food and drink, athletics, dance, heritage and more! Watch world-class athletes compete in games like the caber toss, hammer throw, weight over bar, stone carry. Scottish and Celtic performers will be playing traditional piping and drumming to bagpipe-infused rock ‘n’ roll. Explore the Clan Village to see the attire and customs of 65 clans and learn their history. Children will love the sheep dog trials and the special Festival Youth Program, which features games, crafts, storytelling, and more. Adults can savor tastings of authentic Scotch whiskies and beers.
Event Dates & Times: September 15-17, 2017 - 8am - 5pm Daily. A full schedule including off-site events will be available in August.

Sugar Hill Sampler, Sunset Hill Road, and other sites Sugar Hill, Franconia, Littleton, NH Phone:

June 1-30, 2017

Paying homage to the annual blossoming of this captivating wildflower, the Celebration of Lupines is a time honored regional event. See website for details and schedule. Highlights:
Lupine Inspirational Walk on a mowed path through the Sugar Hill Sampler’s Lupine Fields. At the Sugar Hill Sampler, Sunset Hill Road, Sugar Hill. All month.
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Through the Lupines. Weather permitting. Small charge. At the Sugar Hill Sampler, Sunset Hill Road, Sugar Hill. All month.
Open Air Market with Artisan Demonstrations. June 3 and 4 at Sugar Hill Historical Museum, Sugar Hill Meetinghouse and other locations. Free. Weekend events include Native Flute with Path of Harmony, Piano Concert by Joseph Hansalik, History through Family Stories, NH storyteller Rebecca Rule, concert by Uncommon Folk, Wildflower Festival at The Rocks Estate (June 3), Touch A Truck, Family Hat Decorating, Disc Golf Tournament.
Pollyanna Gladfest Weekend. June 9-11. Events throughout Littleton and the premiere of “Pollyanna the Musical” by the Upstage Players.
Vintage Baseball Game. June 11 at Dow Field, Franconia. New Hampshire Granites vs. Dirigo Vintage Baseball Club of Maine.