May 11 – Exit 20 Food Truck Festival Calling all Foodies! This year’s Exit 20 Food Truck Festival will be hosted by Tanger Outlets and Lakes Region Chamber. Snack on gourmet bites from the area’s best food trucks! Be sure to visit the beer tent courtesy of the 405 Pub & Grill to quench your summer thirst. Enjoy live performances by the All You Got Tour with Artists on the Move from Boston, giant yard games, summer sales, an antique/classic car meet up and MORE!
May 11 – Birds and Beer We’re celebrating spring with a bird migration tour. Smuttynose’s own Paul Lacourse will be leading a 4-5 hour guided tour along the NH Seacoast, searching out sea fowl. Upon return to Smuttynose, On the Wing bird rehabilitation will be holding a meet and greet with their flock – if we’re lucky we may even have a few released on the property.
May 12 – Mimosas, Massages & Mother’s Day BRUNCH! Mom, you rock. We appreciate you every day of the year, but on May 12 The Grappone Conference Center would like to host you for a delicious brunch, complimentary mimosas AND complimentary chair massages. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire
May 14th – MTDG Private Collection Spirits Launch Party at Surf Nashua. Join us on Tuesday, May 14th, as we throw a launch party for our MTDG Private Collection Spirits with Flag Hill Distillery & Winery! We will have owner & head distiller, Brian here to celebrate!
May 15 – A Tasting of Chardonnays from Around the World at the Bedford Village Inn. Our Corks Wine Series is back! Join us on Wednesday, May 15th at 6:00pm for an exclusive wine tasting in Corks featuring 5 Chardonnays from around the World. Tickets are $20++ per person (tax and gratuity included when checking out) and will include 5 sample pours of each featured wine.
May 16 – Hit the Decks We’re just as excited as the next person that the decks are open and launching into the summer months on the Seacoast. Cheers to summertime living and cheers to some drink specials – see ya at the decks!
Check out all the participants here.
May 17 – Come enjoy the St. Philip Greek Food Festival on the grounds of St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church in Nashua, New Hampshire! Experience authentic delicacies homespun and handmade. Join friends and family for a true taste of Greece in New Hampshire!
May 18 – The 4th annual NH Bacon & Beer Festival celebrates the greasy, fatty, savory goodness of bacon alongside fresh beers & ciders from local brewers. Join us as we celebrate local chefs and local brewers alongside the glory that is bacon.
May 25 – The Inn On Golden Pond Memorial Weekend Special Isn’t it time for a get-away? Come relax and have some fun surrounded by nature. Enjoy a cookout on the patio and a bonfire complete with S’mores. Each morning enjoy a full country breakfast before your day of adventure. Memorial Weekend is sure to please with many activities, food, fun, and games all included in your stay!
May 26 – Liars Bench 3 Year Anniversary Party We made it through our terrible twos and it was anything but terrible. May 26th, come celebrate 3 years of making beers with two special can releases, Topanga our anniversary IPA & 1/2 Cab our tart pink saison, and get a sneak peak at our tasty summer menu.
June 1 – 35th Annual WOKQ Chowder Festival On the first Saturday of June every year, the Annual WOKQ Chowder Festival kicks off our summer season here at Prescott Park Arts Festival. A staple of summer in Portsmouth, NH with dozens of restaurants worth of piping hot chowder recipes to enjoy, live music and refreshing drinks. This event is always an incredibly great time from 11:30 am until the chowder runs out!
June 1 and 2nd – Shake & Stir A series of weekend events for cocktail enthusiasts, bartenders, music lovers and anyone who wants to experience the world of craft cocktails. On Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, Shake & Stir lands in Portsmouth NH, bringing back the Portsmouth Cocktail Competition along with a Grand Tasting Hall, Distiller Talks, Mixology Seminars, a Signature Luncheon with Boston Legend Brother Cleve and a Gospel Brunch with Sympli Whitney.
June 5th – Taste of Downtown Nashua As spring gives way to summer, join us for a fine pairing of retail establishments and restaurants, creating a one-of-a-kind experience: The Taste of Downtown Nashua.
June 9th – Chipwich Sunday Come out to your local ice cream shop…er…brewery and grab yourself a beer and a chipwhich! For the uninitiated, chipwhiches are amazing. Think vanilla chocolate chip ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip cookies. Does life get much better? Maybe if you add a beer…
June 15th – Summer is almost here and we are going to kick it off with a party!
Join us Saturday, June 15th from 12-5pm here at Henniker Brewing Co for our 6th Annual Kickoff to Summer!
June 20, 21 & 22 – Market Days is the ultimate summer festival with family-friendly games & activities, plenty of shopping with 150+ vendors and downtown businesses throughout Main Street and THREE outdoor stages of entertainment! Best of all, admission is FREE!
June 22 – NH PoutineFest 2019 This festival is New England’s original celebration of the French-Canadian classic, poutine! Restaurants from all over New England will entice you with their spin on this Québécois treasure.
All attendees have the opportunity to sample poutine (a healthy portion) from our participating restaurants!
June 22 – Phantom Gourmet Italian Wine & Food Phest Session 1 This exciting outdoor event (with big tents) will be in front of the market Saturday June 22, 2019. Ticket includes sampling thirty wines and ten foods. For a limited time, tickets are $30. Tickets will be $40 at the event if available. Tickets are limited. Ticket includes sampling thirty delicious Italian wines from all over Italy, north to south, with a huge variety of great flavors, plus sampling ten Phan-tastic made from scratch Italian comfort foods from Tuscan Kitchen. Live Sinatra singer on stage. Tents, seating, and two bocce courts.
June 23 –3rd Annual Amherst NH Food Truck Festival Amazing Food Trucks, insane live bands, and fantastic family and friends!
June 27 –Best of NH Party You’re invited to the tastiest event of the summer at the 2019 Best of NH Party! Your admission ticket includes all-you-care-to-enjoy food, beer, wine, cocktails, live entertainment, music and an amazing Atlas Fireworks show. All attendees are also eligible to enter to win an all-inclusive vacation for four at Squam Lake provided by RDC Resort!
June 27 – 14th Annual Winnipesaukee Wine Fest The Common Man family in New Hampshire is hosting its 14th annual charitable Winnipesaukee Wine Festival featuring samples of more than 100 wines, beers and spirits from around the world. Proceeds from this year’s festival will be donated to the NH Campaign for Legal Services in support of legal aid for survivors of domestic violence.