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Valley Halloween Celebration
to Oct 27

Valley Halloween Celebration

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Waterville Valley's pedestrian village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating at the lodges & Town Square!

Friday, 10/26


WV Recreation Dept.

6:00-8:00pm - All ages, $10 per family

A great family night out of pumpkin carving and decorating. We have all the supplies you need as well as pumpkins for sale (limited quantity available) or BYOP! Pizza and other fall treats will be served.


Saturday, 10/27


At the WV Recreation Department

3:30pm Register/Check-in at Recreation Department

3:30pm-4:30pm Haunted House Open

4:30pm Costume Contest

5pm-6pm Trick-or-Treating on your own to participating Lodges*

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Fall Foliage Celebration
to Oct 8

Fall Foliage Celebration

To complement the brilliant fall foliage, join us for a weekend of family fun, including free outdoor concerts, tent sales, ski swap, 5K road race, 1.6 K fun run, 10-mile trail race and additional activities such as kid’s games, pumpkin painting, and more! REGISTER HERE for the road race.

Plus learn more about Phase II and all of our new winter developments from our Operations Crew, pick up your pass, and join in the festivities as we celebrate a successful summer. Time to gear up for winter!

Weekend Schedule:

Friday 10/5  

12pm-6pm, Sport Thoma Tent Sale              

Saturday 10/6

9am-4pm, Touch a Snow Cat and a variety of snow guns will be on display.
9am-5pm, BBTS Ski & Snowboard Swap
9am-6pm, Sport Thoma Sale
9am-5pm, Bike Rentals Open
10am-4pm, Boat Rentals Open
10am-2pm, Resort Board/OneWheel Demos. Located on Field behind Ice Arena $5 per person (first come first served).
11am-2pm, BBQ in Town Square
11am-5pm, Season Pass Deadline Sale-Passes on sale in Town Square      
12pm-3pm, Beer Sampling
12pm-3pm, Live Music in the Gazebo by Mica's Groove Train
3pm, Green Peak Hike with Tim Smith- Meet in Courtyard at Resort

Sunday 10/7

9am-4pm, Touch a Snow Cat and a variety of snow guns will be on display.                      
9am-4pm, BBTS Ski & Snowboard Swap
9am-6pm, Sport Thoma Tent Sale
8am-9am, Race Registration
8am-5pm, Bike Rentals Open
10am-4pm, Boat Rentals Open
9:30am-11pm, Fall Foliage 5K and 10 mile trail runs start
10am-2pm, Resort Board/OneWheel demos. Located on Field behind Ice Arena $5 per person. (First come first served).
10:20am-11am, Family 1.6K Fun run starts             
11am-5pm, Season Pass Deadline Sale- Passes on sale in Town Square     
11am-2pm, BBQ in Town Square
11:00-1pm, Face Painting in Town Square- FREE         
12pm, Race Awards in Town Square
12pm-3pm, Beer Sampling
1pm-4pm, Live music in the Gazebo by Rhythm Method
1pm-3:30pm, Pumpkin Painting in Town Square ($5 per pumpkin) (Limited quantities, first come first serve)

Monday 10/8

9am-2pm, Sport Thoma Tent Sale
10am-11am, Squam Lakes Science Center Live Animal Show
9am-5pm, Bike Rentals Open
10am-4pm, Boat Rentals Open     

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20th Annual Chili Challenge & Brews
12:00 PM12:00

20th Annual Chili Challenge & Brews

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Area restaurants compete in Town Square for the title of the best chili around!  Admission fee covers generous samples of every chili and a ballot for voting from Noon-2:00pm.  Plus enjoy tastings of brews and a free outdoor concert from The Uncle Steve Band 12pm-3pm!

Tickets/Ballots will go on sale in Town Square starting at 11am. Sampling will start at 12pm.
$7.50 for Adults
$5.00 for children 12 and under

12-3pm Craft Beer Sampling.

Check out the Chili Lodging Package here!

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End of Summer Bash!
9:30 AM09:30

End of Summer Bash!

Help us send summer out with a bang (literally), and ring in our colorful fall season in Waterville Valley! The day will include free outdoor concerts, beach games, and fireworks over Corcoran Pond!

9:30am-11:30pm     Face Painting in Town Square
12pm-3pm               Live Entertainment in the Gazebo from Ted & Rosemarie
12-3pm                    Craft beer sampling in Town Square       
3pm                         Frozen T-shirt Contest at the info Booth
5pm                         Annual Rubber Duck Race to benefit the Pemi Bridge House*
5:30-8:30pm           Live Entertainment in the Gazebo from The 603’s
8:30pm                    Fireworks over Corcoran Pond

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19th Annual Chocolate Fest & Live Music
6:00 PM18:00

19th Annual Chocolate Fest & Live Music

It is everything you have ever wanted.  Enjoy an evening of chocolate temptations in Town Square accompanied by a free outdoor concert as the sun sets!  Pack a picnic or just bring a bottle of your favorite red or white libation and enjoy an indulgent evening in the square, on a blanket, or with your toes in the sand!

Event Schedule:

6:00 - 9:00pm           Live Entertainment with The Chris White Band
6:00 - 7:00pm           ‘Name that Candy Bar’ Contest in Town Square
6:00 - 8:30pm           Chocolate Treats sold by the piece (cash only) (rain location under tent)
6:00-  8:30pm           Craft Beer Sampling- Hosted by Amoskeag Beverages
                                    Rogue Hazelnut Brown
                                    Ipswich Cranberry Beret
                                    Smirnoff Raspberry Rose Seltzer
                                   Rogue Cold Brew IPA (coffee)





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Artisan Fair & Live Music
10:00 AM10:00

Artisan Fair & Live Music

Artisans set up in street-fair style in Town Square. Support local businesses and artists while enjoying live music and everything else Town Square has to offer, including biking, boating, fishing, swimming, dining, shopping, ice cream, and more!

12-3pm Live Music with Lil' Penny
12-3pm Beer Sampling: 
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy
Narragansett Fresh Catch
Angry Orchard Rose
Truly Berry
6-9pm  Live Music with Zen Again

Vendors 10am-4pm:
Pearl Shop
Marston Pottery
Fox & Owl Candles/Crafts
Granite State Soap
KRM Chocolates
White Mountain Maples Products
White Mountain Crystals
Bob Fries Art
Hannah's Gifts
Sarah Scribbles
Inspire with Styles
Peace of Nature Photography
Creative Bloom
Michelle Elliot Designs
Chris DeVol
Connie's Custom Sewing
Bill Willis-Photography
Annabelle's Kookies

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29th Annual Chowderfest & Brews
12:00 PM12:00

29th Annual Chowderfest & Brews

Head to Town Square just in time for lunch as area restaurants vie for the coveted title of best local chowder!  Admission fee covers generous samples of chowder and a voting ballot. (Only $7.50 for adults, $5 for children 12 & under)

Plus enjoy tastings of local brews and free live music outdoors in the Town Square Gazebo!

12-2pm  Chowder Sampling

12-3pm  Live Music- with Brad & Joey

12-3pm  Sample Local New England Beers
Woodstock Lemon Blueberry
Great North Tie Dyed
Smuttynose IPA
Moat Czech Pilsner

2:15pm  Chowdah Awards are Presented

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Farm to Table Garden Dinner
6:00 PM18:00

Farm to Table Garden Dinner

The Margaret and H.A. Rey Center Present:

An Elegant 5 Course Dinner of locally sourced cheese, shelfish, meats, vegetables, and berries sourced from NH, MA, VT, and ME.  Located at the Mary Bierbrier Community Gardens, next to the Curious George Cottage on Noon Peak Road in Waterville Valley.

This celebration of the seasons' bounty will be prepared by Chef Sean Stout of the Coyote Grill.

This is a BYOB event. Music provided by Peter James Templeton. Dark Sky Stargazing will follow dinner.

Seating is limited, has sold out in previous years, and prior reservation is required. Tickets are $100 per person and available online or by calling: (603) 236-3308.


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"50 Years of Firsts" Documentary Screening & Music at the Last Chair
6:00 PM18:00

"50 Years of Firsts" Documentary Screening & Music at the Last Chair

Join Waterville Valley Resort as we head downhill to The Last Chair Restaurant in Plymouth for a screening of the Documentary Film, "50 Years of Firsts".  Then the Sweet Bloods Band will continue the party with live music from 7-9.  Enjoy a wood-fired slice, a cool brew from Sublime Brewing Company or 603 Waterville Wheat, and jam out to some rocking tunes as we continue to ring out our 50th season at a local favorite hotspot!  Admission to the screening is FREE and all are welcome! 

Check out this taste of some of the incredible archive footage of Waterville's early years featured in the documentary:

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50th Anniversary Dinner
5:00 PM17:00

50th Anniversary Dinner

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Join us at the Waterville Valley Conference and Event Center on Saturday February, 25th at 5pm as we celebrate 50 years!

A cocktail hour will start the night off followed by a delicious buffet dinner with dessert. Waterville Valley Resort will open an exhibition where guests may browse archive pictures, learn about the Resort’s history and future, and take a picture with friends in an interactive selfie station. Commemorative 50th Anniversary Books will be presented by author and graphic designer Will Zimicki.
The Entertainment program will include a special showing of the 50th Anniversary Documentary “50 Years of Firsts, Waterville Valley” by Degan Media. All guests will receive a copy of the movie as a 50th commemorative gift!

Event's MC: Tom Gross, a famous announcer and a legend of Waterville Valley Resort
Special guests and speakers: Tom Corcoran, Jack Sanders, and Former Governor John H. Sununu.

Event is sold out.

Sponsored by: Waterville Valley Resort.

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