Things to do in NH's Lakes Region - Annual Events
With so many events in the Lakes Region, you can plan your vacation at any time of the year and fill your schedule with fun!
So many things to do in NH’s Lakes Region… So little time!
LRTA Annual $10,000 Sweepstakes!
Kick off spring with this annual Lakes Region Tourism Association event. Organized by a group of dedicated volunteers, the Annual Sweepstakes raises funds for the Lakes Region Tourism Association: a nonprofit organization formed to promote the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. For more information, call 603-286-8008 or visit our page.
Celebrate the Anniversary of the Motorcycle Week in June. If you can only choose one National Rally to attend – choose this one! And if riding is your pleasure, then we hope you’ll be joining us for Laconia Motorcycle Week® because In Laconia… We Ride®! laconiamcweek.com
Gunstock Mountain Resort hosts the Annual Soulfest in August. This event features world-renowned and Grammy winning Christian artists representing all musical genres on four separate stages. For a full artist line-up, visit www.thesoulfest.com.
July & September Nascar Race Weekends
The NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series & Whelen Modified Tour return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July. In September, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returns bringing with it the ARCA Menards Series East & the American-Canadian Tour. Purchase your tickets at http://www.nhms.com/
Annual Lake Winnipesaukee Antique and Classic Boat Show
Fellow classic and antique boat enthusiasts, the New England Chapter of Antique and Classic Boats sponsors the Annual Lake Winnipesaukee Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Wolfeboro Town Docks in July. For information, visit necacbs.org.
The Pumpkin Festival is located in the heart of NH, downtown Laconia. This is an attempt to recapture the Guinness World Record of the most lit jack-o’-lanterns in one place. For more information about this event, visit www.nhpumpkinfestival.com
New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival at Loon Mountain, is the largest Scottish cultural festival in the Northeast. This festival is dedicated to the furtherance of the traditional music, dance, and customs of the Scottish. For more information visit www.nhscot.org
Lakes Region Tri Festival
This Sprint and Olympic distance triathlon and aquabike festival happens on Newfound Lake each year. They offer 2-3 person relay teams to join this event set in late September. For more information visit, www.lakesregiontrifestival.com
City on the Lakes Tri Festival
This event is replacing the Annual Timberman Triathlon in New Hampshire. This Sprint and Olympic distance triathlon and aquabike festival is hold at Opechee Park in Laconia in Early August. They offer 2-3 person relay teams to join in on the fun! For more information, visit www.cityonthelakestrifestival.com
With all of these annual events, and thousands of local monthly, weekly and special events, you may have to plan for another vacation! Whether it’s a week or a weekend, there are always things to do in NH’s Lakes Region!