It’s time to bid summer a fond farewell and say “hello” to bonfires, spooky haunts, and sweater weather. Whether Pumpkin Spice Lattes and cider donuts are a staple part of your diet from September through October, or you just appreciate the feeling of fall, we have something for all. From things to eat, sip, shop, and see, the Lakes Region is bursting with pumpkin and apple goodness!
Fall Fun: Weirs Beach Great Pumpkin Brew Fest
The Craft Beer Xchange is kicking off October with a weekend of pumpkin ciders, ales, IPAs, and great pumpkin brews. Sample dozens of craft beers on tap and in cans while you enjoy cornhole, raffles, and more. As an extra sweet bonus, they’re offering a signature cocktail: the Apple Cider Mimosa. Our mouths are already watering! Join us Saturday & Sunday October 2nd & 3rd from 1 to 6.
Take Your Pick: Local Apples & Pumpkins
If you’re searching for the next Great Pumpkin, or just a little fall fun, you have a plethora of pick-your-own options. Stone Brook Hill Farm in Gilford offers pumpkin and apple picking 7 days a week through October. Be sure to check out their Fall Farmstand as well! In addition to their one-of-a-kind corn maze, Beans & Greens Farm also has tons of beautiful fall produce to choose from. If you’re looking to make a day of your harvest excursion, Moulton Farm in Meredith is offering free horse-drawn wagon rides, tractor rides, pumpkin hunting, games, beautiful displays, and more!
Savor Pumpkin Flavor: T-Bones and Cactus Jack’s
The folks at T-Bones and Cactus Jack’s may just be bigger fiends for fall flavors than us! For the month of October, they’re offering an epic selection of fall-themed cocktails. We’re very excited to try the Pumpkin ’Tini, Spiced Cider Margarita, and Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice… scratch that—we’re excited to try them all! It’s a good thing we have all month.
Shop ’Til You Drop: Vintage Market on Squam
Looking for fall goodness with a vintage flair? Well the Vintage Market on Squam on October 23rd & 24th has it all, so meet us there. In addition to unique antique finds and handmade crafts, there will be pumpkin and apples galore.
*Please confirm details with business/attractions prior to visiting due to possible COVID-19 restrictions.