Lakes Region Fireworks and Celebrations for 4th of July

Alton Bay, NH   Fireworks- Wednesday, July 3, 2019  Free concerts are held at the Alton Bay Bandstand from 7-9pm. Bring a chair and enjoy music by the lake. Dancing is encouraged and all ages are invited! The Bel Airs: doo wop vocal quintet Fireworks at 9pm

Andover, NH   Fireworks – Thursday, July 4th, 2019   All day celebration –festival on the green, music, road race, parade, fireworks

Ashland, NH   Fireworks- Wednesday, July 3, 2019.    Face painting, tie dye, food truck rally, DJ Christ White, fireworks at 9:30pm

Bretton Woods Ski Area   Fireworks – Saturday, July 6th     5 pm to 9:15 pm Family Fun Zone, Cookout, Live Music & Entertainment

9:15 pm fireworks

Bristol, NH   Fireworks- Saturday, July 6, 2019

Center Harbor, NH  Celebration and Fireworks- Thursday, July 4, 2019

Center Harbor Town Band-with special guests playing 7:00-9:15pm  Fireworks to follow

Concord, NH Fireworks- Thursday, July 4, 2019 Memorial Field –  Music by the Nevers Band 7:45-9:15pm followed by Fireworks display

Gilmanton, NH  Fireworks  – Saturday, July 6th , 2019

Laconia, NH   Celebration and Fireworks- Thursday, July 4, 2019     4:30 – 5:30 pm Parade begins at Laconia High School ends at Opechee Park. Visit vendors and listen to free music brought to you by Laconia Parks & Recreation. Bring a blanket or a chair and meet your family and friends for the evening fireworks. 

Lincoln, NH   Fireworks – Thursday, July 4th, 2019  11:00 am- Cook-out  Soldiers Park, North Woodstock  2:00 pm 4th of July Parade Alpine Village, Main Street North Woodstock, to Main Street Lincoln, ending at the Lincoln Town Hall  7:00 pm Live Patriotic Music concert by the St. Johnsbury Band Soldiers Park, North Woodstock  Dusk: Fireworks in downtown Lincoln 

Meredith, NH  Fireworks- Thursday, July 4, 2019    New Horizons Band – 7pm-9pm followed by fireworks at dusk

Moultonborough, NH  Parade and Fireworks- Thursday, July 4, 2019  11 am Parade & BBQ.  Starts at Blake Road ends at Function Hall. Fireworks Dusk.

Ossipee, NH  Events and Fireworks- Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Rochester, NH  Fireworks – Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 6- 10 pm Rochester Community Center, Food, vendors, games and live music.  Fireworks 9:30 pm

Tamworth, NH   Fireworks – Thursday, July 4, 2019

Wakefield, NH  Celebration- Saturday, June 29, 2019  6 pm Celebration at the Ballpark. Fun, games and fireworks at dusk

Waterville Valley, NH    Celebration, Parade, and Fireworks- Thursday, July 4, 2019  11 am to 12 noon Parade.  Fireworks at 9:30 pm

Weirs Beach, NH  Fireworks- Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

Wolfeboro, NH   Fireworks and Parade- Thursday, July 4, 2019   Parade at 10 am on Main Street. Band Concert at Cate Park 7 to 9 pm followed by fireworks

NASCAR Weekend  – The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 race weekend, July 19-21, features three days of exciting on-track action for one of New England’s biggest parties of the summer.

  • The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will take center stage for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 on Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m.
  • The weekend also features Tripleheader Saturday (July 20) with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour racing in the Eastern Propane & Oil 100 at 2:00 p.m., the NASCAR Xfinity Series racing in the Lakes Region 200 at 4:00 p.m. and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East racing in the United Site Services 70 at approximately 6:45 p.m.
  • The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour All Star Shoot Out gets the on-track action started on Friday, July 19 at 2:10 p.m., followed by qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers starting at 4:45 p.m

Fox US Open of Mountain Biking presents Clif Slopestyle   July 17 – July 21 2019

  • The only Gold-level competition in the US this year — and the final chance for athletes to earn points leading into Crankworx Joyride — Clif Slopestyle will showcase both world-class and amateur riders.  Bronze-level competition and qualifiers will take place on Friday, with the Gold-level event kicking off on Saturday.  A Next Gen downhill race will be held on Sunday for intermediate and expert racers under the age of fifteen.  The event is free to watch, and the park will remain open for riding throughtout the weekend.
Squam Canoe Classic: Bass Fishing Tournament Series  July 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The SLA is excited to announce our Fifth Annual Squam Canoe Classic! This is a very approachable bass tournament experience with plenty of good natured sportsmanship to go around. This fishing series is all about the love of the lake, having a great time on the water and landing the big one. This year we are partnering with Eastern Adaptive Sports (EAS) to provide a quiet water fishing experience, allowing adaptive anglers the opportunity to fully participate in the event. For individuals in need of adaptive access, please indicate this requirement upon registration.  Eastern Adaptive Sports will provide boat access for participants.  Here is your opportunity to test your skills in a laid back way and to introduce beginner anglers to the art and pleasure of recreational fishing. Load up the canoe, kayak, float tube or any style of human powered watercraft and head out for an afternoon of timeless moments on the water. Quietly ease up to that favorite fishing hole and use all your skill and cunning to hook yourself a winner! All registrants must pick up an information packet before the start of the tournament.

For more information on the 2019 Squam Canoe Classic: Bass Fishing Tournament, click here!

To register for this tournament, click here!

Also, held on July 27th, click here to register for that tournament date.

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village Tuesday, July 23rd –  Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities! 

Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!

Arts Week culminates on Saturday, August 3rd with a series of performances celebrating the integration of art at Canterbury Shaker Village.