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2020 Columbus Day Weekend Events in the White Mountains

Columbus Day weekend is nearly upon us and while you are up here in the White Mountains doing some leaf-peeping, here are some fun events taking place that you need to check out!

Cinderella invites you for some pizza!

Sunday, October 11 marks the last of Cinderella’s Royal Lunch Party for the season. Story Land’s very own Cinderella will be hosting a Pizza Party at Pasta Mis Restaurant patio, located at the Living Shores Aquarium. There will be pizza (of course), singing, dancing, coloring, games, and prince and princess lessons. Tickets are selling fast to this royally fun event.

Jean’s Playhouse brings the laughs and the music

On Saturday October 10, tickle your funny bone with a showing of hilarious comedians. Join host Greg Boggis and his troupe of Boston comedians for a night of knee slapping laughter. Make it a double-header and enjoy the music of the Beatles by the cover band Beatles for Sale on Sunday, October 11. Tickets must be purchased in advance.


Busker Festival at Settlers Green

On Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11, be sure to swing by Settlers Green Outlet Village not just to do some shopping, but to listen to live music during their annual Busker Festival. The weekend line-up includes 12 local musicians who will be stationed throughout the Settlers Green between 11:30-3pm.

Return of the Pumpkin People

For 36 years, the Pumpkin People return to the Mount Washington Valley to delight visitors to the region. Over 60 businesses and private homes will be displaying their “people” and this self-guided driving tour will be up throughout the month of October.


Fall Foliage Fest-Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley is celebrating fall in a BIG way during their 4-day festival. From Friday, October 9-Monday, October 12, there will be live music, the Fall Foliage 5K, a live animal presentation by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, boat rentals, tent sales and more.

Weathervane Theatre Yard Sale

Looking for a unique or vintage Halloween costume, or some great Christmas decorations? The Weathervane Theatre will be holding a giant yard sale on Saturday, October 10 from 8am-12pm. Support theatre in the White Mountains while bringing home some sweet deals.

Live Theatre at M&D Playhouse

On October 10, M&D presents A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking and on October 9 & 11, they will be performing the moving show, A Duet for One. Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance.