Event Info



9 Veterans Square
Laconia, NH 03246

NH Pumpkin Festival

Welcome to Downtown Laconia, NH, where the streets are lined with vibrant pumpkins and cheerful pumpkin spectators, creating a festive atmosphere perfect for smooth strolling and optimal viewing. Families, seniors, and visitors of all abilities are warmly welcomed, with handicap parking available in convenient locations for easy access. While live musical entertainment adds to the lively ambiance on the bandstand and other selected spots, the real stars of the show are the captivating sights that fill the streets!

Experience the excitement of the Runaway Pumpkin 5K/10K Run/Walk at Opechee Park and marvel at the pumpkin displays that define this festive occasion. Enjoy the PumpCANALly on Canal Street, immerse yourself in the creativity of The Great New England Craft & Artisan Show, and join the fun at the Pumpkin Cornhole Palooza Tournament. Live music fills the air at the Bandstand and Hector's Spirit Stage while children can delight in the Children's Costume Parade and the KID'S ZONE featuring a Climbing Wall and Inflatable Fun.

Visit the Historic Train Station in Veterans Square for a unique experience aboard the Hobo Pumpkin Express Train Rides. Engage in Pumpkin Fest Story Times, unleash your creativity with the Pumpkin Fest Family Craft: Mini Pumpkin Painting, and indulge in delicious treats from food trucks and street vendors. As the sun sets, join the excitement of the Jack-o-Lantern Lighting and embrace the spooky fun of the Zombie Walk.

Don't miss out on the ultimate pumpkin festival experience in Downtown Laconia!

Event Times

NH Pumpkin Festival

  • Saturday, October 26, 4:00pm - 8:00pm