Casting for Kirby: A fun filled youth Fishing Derby this June in Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley, NH - One of Waterville Valley’s most beloved summer traditions, the Kirby Youth Fishing Derby, is celebrating 10 years on Corcoran Pond. On Saturday June 15th, the annual Fishing Derby is back and there are fun activities for all ages, from fishing to face painting and live music.

The fun begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning with the 10th Annual Casting for Kirby Youth Fishing Derby. The competition is divided between kids aged 7 and under, and children from 8 to 15. The goal is try to catch Corcoran Pond’s elusive Kirby and win a prize. The registration fee is $6 if paying by Wednesday, June 12th or $10 day of. This event is known for its big prizes and fun right off the Waterville Valley Town Square. Registration is available at:

But that’s not the only thing happening on that day. Family friendly entertainment is also offered, including balloon twisting, face painting, boat rentals (extra fee), and story hour at the Rey Center.

For more information call: 603-236-4695

About Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, is a four-season resort set in the White Mountain National Forest, just 2 hours north of Boston. In addition to winter snowsports such as skiing and snowboarding, Waterville Valley offers award-winning tennis courts, golf, biking, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice rink, boating, and a skate and bike park. Lodging choices include traditional inns and all-suite hotels, and dining options range from traditional favorites to elegant eateries. There are miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, a pond for swimming, and activities and programs for children and the whole family at the Curious George Cottage and the Recreation Center. For more information, call 800-GO-VALLEY or visit