Category Archives: North Conway NH

The 30th ANNUAL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL – February 24th

XC Chocolate FestivalWow… it is exciting to think this event has been gaining popularity for almost thirty years! People come from great distances to cross country ski, snowshoe or drive from inn-to-inn along the trails of our 45 KM network to enjoy the spectacular scenery, warm hospitality, and great chocolate treats at stops throughout the network, most located along the trails.

Known by many as the ‘Sweetest Day on the Trails”, this may be the only day of the year when chocolate indulgence is totally guilt-free! Chocoholics cross country ski or snowshoe the trails to enjoy chocolate prepared every way imaginable. Many return year after year to enjoy the Chocolate Festival, often returning with a larger group of friends each time! Trailside businesses prepare a variety of goodies from hundreds of pounds of chocolate!

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Santa’s Holiday Express on the Conway Scenic Railroad

 Santa's Holiday Express on the Conway Scenic RailroadNORTH CONWAY, NH – Santa is on board with his mischievous elves who will be sharing their hot chocolate and cookies with everyone. They’ll take your picture, too, if you ask nicely, so be sure the battery in your cell phone is charged!

Trains run at 11:30 & 1:30 to Conway and back weekends only until December 15, when there are two trains daily through December 23. All excursions are approximately one hour long, round-trip.

Dec. 1&2, 8&9, 15-23
Departures at 11:30am & 1:30pm

Coach First Class Premium (Dome)
Adult $18.00 $22.50 $27
Child (4-12) $12.50 $17.00 $23
Under 4 Free $9.50 $14

 

Kearsarge Inn – Countdown to New Years Gift Card Sale

Kearsarge Inn - Countdown to New Years Gift Card SaleNORTH CONWAY NH – We kick-off our annual Countdown to New Years Gift Card Sale on Friday November 23rd through New Year’s Day.

Gift cards can be purchased online here or at the Kearsarge Inn.  For more information call 603-356-8700.

See the table below for dates and discounts!

November 23 – 29 25% OFF
November 30 – December 6 20% OFF
December 7 – 13 15% OFF
December 14 – 20 10% OFF
December 21 – 31 5% OFF

BOOKS & BREW – MOAT MT. SMOKEHOUSE & BREWING CO. – NOVEMBER 8

BOOKS & BREWNORTH CONWAY, NH – We love books. We love beer. We love pairing books with beer! That’s why we are so excited to be partnering with Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co. to host our Fall 2018 Books & Brew!

Nichole and Laura will be there sharing 4-5 paperbacks ranging from hot new releases, sleepers, those books you missed and shouldn’t have and more! Plus, special guest, New England Scholastic Rep. Nikki Mutch will be there giving her own book pair! And of course there will be Moat beer!

LIMITED SEATING! SO BE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW!
Tickets are $30 and includes a flight of 8 beers and one new book to take home.

To reserve your spot call the bookstore at 603.356.3200

It’s a great way to “unplug”, enjoy good books, great beer and a refreshing conversation or two! So we will see you there!

The Ghoullog at Mount Cranmore – All of October

NORTH CONWAY NH – Back for 2018! Are you brave enough to make it through the Ghoullog? Navigate your way through 4 individual haunts in one terrifying experience? Be chased through the dark woods and embrace the horror that’s waiting for you behind every twist and turn?

The Ghoullog

The Ghoullog at Cranmore - All of OctoberEnter 12 years of fear at the Ghoullog! The approximate 50 minute haunt features over 15,000 square feet of indoor space through a series of dark rooms, scary mazes and unknown places, plus an outdoor element which leads the unsuspecting through the dark woods with all of the scares and screams you’ve come to expect. Will you be able to make it out of the Ghoullog unharmed? *The Ghoullog is recommended for ages 10 & over. Visitors are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather

Haunted Playground

Enjoy spooky family fun! We dare you to go for a ride in the Haunted Playground, featuring the Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing and Soaring Eagle Zip Line. The Coaster is a roller-coaster like ride that takes visitors on a 3,600 foot round trip ride up and down the mountain in a 2-person sled mounted on a steel track. The Giant Swing gives 4 people a breath-taking sky-ride. The Soaring Eagle Zip line fleshes out the Haunted Playground letting visitors fly 750 feet up and back down the mountain in a seated zip line. All Haunted Playground rides offer a unique night-time experience with special lighting, effects and the occasional ghost or ghoul when you least expect it. Age, height and weight restrictions apply – view them here. All ages welcome for the Haunted Playground.

Broken Skull Pub

Full service pub, serving beer and wine and fall favorite snacks and appetizers. Opens a half hour before Ghoullog operations. Located in the Artist Falls Lodge.

The Rotting Corpse Gift Shoppe

Ghastly goodies, glow sticks, Ghoullog t-shirts, sweatshirts and more await you in the official Ghoullog gift shop. Located in the Artist Falls Lodge.

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Jens Friends 21st Annual Climb Against Cancer – September 15th

Jens’ Friends Climb Against CancerNORTH CONWAY NH – The Climb Against Cancer is an annual event held in September at Cranmore Mountain Resort. It has become symbolic of the hurdles that cancer patients, survivors, and their families must overcome to win the battle against cancer. Many people participate to celebrate survivorship; others come to commemorate the lives of those who lost the battle with cancer. And still others hike to raise money for their friends and neighbors who are being helped by Jen’s Friends. People of all ages participate, and many bring their four-legged family members.

The hike up and down the slopes of Cranmore Mountain is approximately three miles. Participants may choose to hike the entire or partial route.

Kennett Field Hockey TeamThose who hike to the top of the mountain will be rewarded with picturesque views of Mt. Washington, the Presidential Range, Mt. Chocorua and the Moat Mountain range. They will also be entertained with live performances by local singers and dancers. Snacks and water are also provided.

After the hike, participants are treated to lunch and more live entertainment. Awards and prizes are also given out to the teams and individuals who raised the most money.

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July 4th North Conway Fireworks & Festivies

Fireworks North Conway NHJuly 4th Parades, Music and Fireworks in North Conway Village Look forward to a quintessential New England village celebration as the Town of Conway kicks off Independence Day festivities on Wednesday, July 4th with an afternoon parade scheduled tentatively for 1:30pm in Conway Village. Then the festivities later in Schouler Park in NOrth Conway Village.

1:30-2pm – Parade in Conway Village
3:45pm – National Anthem in Schouler Park in North Conway Village
4-4:30pm – Act One Dance Company
4:45-5:45 – Riley & Dan Parkhurst
6-7PM – JUNCO (5 piece alternative rock/Jazz
7:30-9:30pm – Discount Gigolos (70’s, 80’s & 90’s)
9:30-10pm – Fireworks Presented by Atlas Pyrotechnics

Reserve your space in the park with a blanket and a picnic.  Later in the evening Motor Booty Affair will take to the stage in Schouler Park followed by a brilliant display of fireworks scheduled for approximately 9:30pm.  The rain date for fireworks is July 5th at 9:30pm.

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5th Annual North Conway Strawberry Festival – June 30th

NORTH CONWAY NH – Summertime treats for the family.
Strawberry Smoothies, Strawberry Shortcake,
Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate, Hotdogs and Chips.
FREE from 11 am to 4 pm: 
Music, Games, Strolling Magician,
Display of Antique Cars/Wagons and more.

Raffle, local crafters and a White Elephant Table.
All proceeds will benefit the community programs of Vaughan Services
including the Food Pantry and affordable daycare.
Bring the family to this uniquely Americana Festival!

Click for more info: www.firstchurchnc.com/

Mountain Garden Club’s Spring Plant Sale – June 2nd

NORTH CONWAY NH – The Mountain Garden Club’s annual Spring Plant Sale is loved by plant enthusiasts of all ages! Talented Club members transplant and lovingly care for wide varieties of plants to sell at great prices! Count on finding treasured perennials, annuals, floral baskets and even garden accents, right at the North Conway Community Center in North Conway Village. Come early for the best selections; offered from 9:30 till 11:30 AM.