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🎃Get ready for an electrifying extravaganza! Hold onto your hats and carve out some time because the NH Pumpkin Festival is back and bigger than ever! It's time to circle the date, secure your accommodations, and rally your squad-whether they're ghostly ghouls, ace cornhole players, enthusiastic shoppers, foodie connoisseurs, or pumpkin admirers. This year, the festival is bursting with new surprises, promising an unforgettable experience for all who dare to join. From leisurely strolls to scenic drives or even a boat ride adventure, there's no wrong way to immerse yourself in the magic of autumn in NH's Lakes Region. So, come one, come all, and bask in the mesmerizing glow as we unveil the ultimate celebration of fall across Laconia!🍁

Downtown Happenings

  • Pumpkin Displays around Main Street

  • The Runaway Pumpkin 10k & 5k Run/Walk

  • Great New England Craft & Artisan Show 

  • Special Dinner Train Friday, 10/25

  • Train Rides aboard the Pumpkin Express with Granite State Scenic Railway

  • Children's Costume Parade

  • New Donut Eating Contest at Laconia Village Bakery

  • Lakes Region Community College's annual Pie Eating Contest

  • Make your Own Monster Plant at Catchpenny with a Little Shop of Horrors Photo Booth Experience

  • Costume Contest for Pets & People

  • Pumpkin Carving & Decorating

  • Food Trucks

  • Pancake Breakfast at The Flip Side

  • Costume Party & Oktoberfest at Defiant Records & Craft Beer

  • Discover NH Vintage Vinyl at the corner of PumpCANALly, costumes encouraged!

  • Catch a fun & whimsical show by the Wicked Witches of the Lakes Region

Weirs Beach Activities

  • Pumpkin Displays along the Boardwalk

  • Half Moon Amusement Arcades

  • Kids Zone featuring Vertical Entertainment

  • Masquerade Ball aboard the M/S Mountain Washington Sat, 10/26

  • Ghost Excursions aboard The Spirit

  • Pumpkin Cornhole Tournament Sat 10/26 at Off the Rails Restaurant & Bar

  • Bring your spirit for Zombie SKaraoke

  • Pumpkin Mixology Nights 10/25 & 10/26 at 70 North

  • Cookie Decorating & Crafts

  • Pet Trick or Treat

  • Pumpkin Boot Camp

  • Music at DOX on Winnipesaukee

  • Sweet Treats at Kellerhaus

  • Experience the bier garden at Craft Beer Xchange home of the Witches Brew Pub 

  • Food Trucks

  • Catch a fun & whimsical show by the Wicked Witches of the Lakes Region



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All Brite Cleaning & Restoration Inc, Boulia Gorrell, WB Media, Fireside Inn & Suites, Shaws, In Memory of John Peavey, The Home Beautiful, Lake Opechee Inn, Ames Farm Inn

Pumpkin Patrons

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