Labor Day is quickly approaching and is a great chance to come up for one more summer hoorah! There’s plenty to do in the White Mountains Labor Day weekend and deals and specials for you to take advantage of. We’ll see you soon!
Events and Happenings
Rubber Ducky Regatta-North Woodstock
Come to the 21st annual (almost) World Famous Rubber Ducky Regatta! This family-friendly event is one you won’t want to miss! Head to Cascade Park on Monday, September 4 at 10 am, and watch over 2,000 ducks float down the Pemi River! Ducks can be adopted online at westernwhitemtns.com, or on site the day of the event. There will be face painting, games, and other activities happening during the event, and your duck also has a chance of winning a fabulous prize, donated by local lodging properties, restaurants, shops, and attractions.
146th Annual Lancaster Fair-Lancaster
The Lancaster Fair has been a White Mountains Labor Day tradition for 146 years and is one of northern New Hampshire’s largest events. The fair runs from Thursday, August 31 to Monday, September 4 at the Lancaster Fairgrounds. The fair marks the end of summer with entertainment and family-friendly activities, while celebrating the area’s unique cultural heritage. There are farm animal competitions, games, carnival rides, motorized competitions, food, top of the notch music performances and so much more! This year’s music headliner is country music super group Sawyer Brown. Visit lancasterfair.com for more information.
Comedy at Jean’s Playhouse-Lincoln
End your Labor Day weekend with a laugh by heading to Jean’s Playhouse Comedy Night featuring comedian, Jim Colliton. Jim has performed in New York City’s: Gotham Comedy Live and has toured the US on his Lawn and Disorder Tour. The event will also feature Boston comedian, Ken Reid and will be hosted by Local comic, Greg Boggis. The night kicks off at 7:30pm and tickets are $20. Tickets are available at jeansplayhouse.com.
Waterville End of Summer Bash-Waterville Valley
Waterville End of Summer Bash: begins Friday, September 1and runs through Monday, September 4. Events include: kid’s games, face painting, live music on Town Square, charity duck race across Corcoran Pond, a live Animal Encounter Show presented by the Squam Lakes Science, and fireworks! visitwatervillevalley.com
Memorial Hospital Fun Run at Storyland-Glen
Memorial Hospital of North Conway is inviting school aged students to take part in their 5th annual Fun Run at Story Land on Monday, September 4. Runners will receive free admission to Storyland and an event t-shirt. This Fun Run is for kicking off the school year, and for Memorial Hospital’s “Let’s Go” health and education activities for children in the Mt. Washington Valley. To register, or to learn more, visit believeinbooks.org.
Bretton Woods Labor Day Festivities-Carroll
Bretton Woods Labor Day festivities run from Friday September 1 to Monday September 4 and include; the Labor Day Hero 5k, the “Take Me Out to Bretton Woods” whiffle ball game, and even a Labor Day Selfie Scavenger Hunt. Other traditional hotel activities will take place at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. For more information about the weekend’s events, visit brettonwoods.com.
Guided Evening Lantern Tours at Lost River Gorge-North Woodstock
Take a guided evening Lantern Tour through Lost River Gorge for a totally unique experience. Starting at dusk, the caves and boardwalks are lit solely by lanterns and headlamps. Tours last 1.5 hours and ends with s’mores around the campfire! Reservations must be made in advance by calling 603-745-8301.
Attitash Mountain Resort-Bartlett
Come to Attitash from 3-6pm for the final performances of the 5th season annual Mountainside Summer Music Series. Dean Machine will be playing on Saturday, September 2, and White Sheer will be performing on Sunday, September 3. Seating is limited, so feel free to bring along your own lawn chair. Come sit back and relax to free outdoor entertainment. For more information, visit attitash.com.
Attractions and Adventure Specials
Conway Scenic Railroad-Conway
On September 2nd for the 4:30pm and 6:00pm Valley Train, buy one ticket, get one free! What better way to end the summer than on a scenic train ride! See website for details and to reserve a spot: conwayscenic.com
Vertical Ventures Aviation-Whitefield
Special discounts on the EXECUTIVE and SPECTACULAR tours. When customers pay for 2 seats, they get the third one FREE. In Addition, young customers will receive a special keepsake gift! To your flight, visit flyvva.com.
Whale’s Tales Waterpark-Lincoln
Whale’s Tale will be offering discounted tickets for only $29.00 per person! See their website for additional details: whalestalewaterpark.net
Alpine Adventures- Lincoln
Alpine Adventures is running its annual Food & School Supply Drive. Bring a non-perishable food donation or an unopened school supply item upon check-in and receive a 10% discount off any tour! Tours may be booked at alpinezipline.com
The Valley Inn -Waterville Valley
Buy 2 nights during Labor Day weekend, and receive the 3rd night free! Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-343-8969
The Woodstock Inn-North Woodstock
25% off room rates for Sunday, September 3rd. Reservations can be made by calling 800-321-3985.
Scenic View Campground-Warren
Come to the campground for a Paint N’ Sip night, Saturday Sept. 2nd from 7pm-9pm. Tickets are $20 and the painting will be a fall theme with a chickedee on a branch. Advanced tickets are required and are limited. Call 603-764-9380 for more information.
Local Steals and Deals
Bishop’s Homemade Ice Cream-Littleton
Visit Bishop’s this Labor Day weekend and get the first taste of their fall flavors, Pumpkin and Rum Raisin. (Homemade, on site!)
Saco Valley Canoe-Center Conway
There’s still time to enjoy a lazy river trip down the Saco. Labor Day weekend, enjoy a 2 day canoe rental for only $89.00 or a 3 day for $99.00. Price includes shuttle transport. Call 603-447-2444 to reserve your canoe.
Bella Funk Boutique-Littleton
This Labor Day Weekend buy two or more items, take 20% off! Also enjoy summer sales of up to 50% off! Come see their new expanded space. They have doubled their size and inventory and now offer sizes up to 18.
The Wayside Inn-Bethlehem
The Grand Re-opening of their restaurant, The Wayside Restaurant, will be on Friday, September 1st.
All used kayaks, canoes, and all of last year's winter clothing will be discounted 60% or more!
For more information, check out visitwhitemountains.com