Fall in New Hampshire is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Crisp fall mornings, dazzling displays of fall colors, charming Downtowns bedecked in seasonal decor… it’s a time of year that absolutely deserves to be celebrated. And there’s no better way to honor this magnificent season than with the New Hampshire Fall Festival.
Here’s what you need to know… and when to mark your calendar.
It’s a Full Day Filled with Fun
On October 12, head over to the Strawberry Banke Museum (14 Hancock St) in Portsmouth between 10am and 5pm for a day filled with food, crafts, artisans, breeders, and even authors. It’s bound to be a celebration unlike any other!
It’s All About the Local Lifestyle
The Fall Festival is a showcase of works and wares by local crafters, artisans, farmers, and breeders. Explore a variety of handmade crafts, heritage breed and farm animal demonstrations, the museum’s heirloom gardens, and more.
Some Local Artisans & Vendors Include…
The Festival welcomes local craftsmen such as the NH Wheelmen, who will present an antique bicycle demonstrations, the Seacoast Modern Quilt Guild, and Slow Food Seacoast. Other artisans will include rope and basket makers, wool spinners, Native American crafts people, tin and horn smiths, blacksmiths, riggers, weavers, sheep shearers, tailers, shoemakers, and many more.
The Annual Children’s Authors Festival is Happening, Too
From 10am to 2pm, the Children’s Authors Festival will also be taking place, welcoming 20+ local authors for readings and signings. Books will also be available for purchase during the event.
It’s Hardly The Only Thing Happening on the Seacoast!
The New Hampshire Fall Festival is fun… but it’s hardly the only fun thing happening on the New Hampshire Seacoast! In fact, there are tons of great events happening soon—like these!
- Portsmouth Farmers Market: Saturdays, 8am – 1pm, May 4 – Nov 2
- Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival: Sat, Sept 28, 10am – 10pm
- Seacoast Microbrew Festival: Sept 28 – 29, times vary
- Share the Square: Oct 6, 12pm – 5pm
- NH Brewfest 2019: Oct 12, 12pm – 8pm
Ready to Come Have Some Fun on the Seacoast?
Are you thinking of relocating to or buying a home on the New Hampshire or Maine Seacoast? Then it’s time to contact Jim & Ann! We want to help you explore the area, discover its fantastic communities, and find the perfect home for your unique needs.