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2023 Fall Activities Near Manchester, NH You Need to Know

A new season means new possibilities to explore the surrounding area! The weather is getting colder and the aroma of pumpkin spice is back - hello, fall! Here at Jellystone Park™ Lakes Region, we have an abundance of fall events and activities planned right at our New Hampshire campground, but there's also plenty of other events your family must try! A little over an hour away from our Camp-Resort, Manchester offers an array of fall activities that are great for families! What are you waiting for?! Grab your fall jacket and explore all of the fall events in Manchester!

South Hampton Fall Festival: September 30, 2023

Kick off autumn with a visit to the South Hampton Fall Festival on September 30th! Admission is $10/person or $25/family and that includes entry to a car show, bouncy houses, a chili and soup cook-off, games, crafts, and a lot more! Do you have a secret family chili recipe? If so, join the chili/soup cook-off for a chance to win! For all the information about the festival, click here.

Oktoberfest 2023: September 30, 2023

Join To Share Brewing for their annual Oktoberfest celebration on September 30th, anytime between 1-9 PM. Entry is free, so bring your family and friends, and enjoy some authentic bratwurst sausages, sauerkraut, and a variety of beers. There will be music and fun contests such as a stein holding competitions, or traditional outfit contests. See all the information here.

34th Annual Milford Pumpkin Festival: October 6-8, 2023

The Annual Milford Pumpkin Festival is a great fall event near Manchester to take your children to during your fall camping visit! With scarecrow making, face painting, walking tours, and more, this is the perfect spot to attend during the day before our Halloween Weekend nights begin! See the giant pumpkin competing for the heaviest pumpkin ribbon, or pick out one of your own! See all the details about the festival here.

Warner Fall Foliage Festival: October 6-8, 2023

New England leaf peeping is one of the best fall activities to do in Manchester, NH! The Warner Fall Foliage Festival is happening from October 6-8 - right during peak colors for fall foliage for the area! Attend the festival to admire vibrant fall colors, participate in the parade, The Kids' Fun Run, or the ice cream eating contest! Aside from these events, there will be a schedule filled with entertainment and events. Click here for the full schedule!

The Chocolate Expo: October 15, 2023

Everyone needs a little something sweet in their life - especially when you're on vacation! The Chocolate Expo features tastings & sales of chocolates, baked goodies, specialty foods, cheeses, craft beverages (wines, spirits, cider, mead, and more - depending on location), and more. Entertainment includes chef demos, magic and music, plus fun for children in a Kidz Zone with free face painting, balloon twisting, and craft activities!


When you plan a stay at Jellystone Park™ Lakes Region, there are always exciting activities and events in Manchester that the whole family will love! Plus, the fall activities in Manchester are a must-try - so be sure to book a fall camping trip to our New Hampshire camping resort to see all the events Manchester has to offer. You can browse availability or book your fall stay here.