Celebrate the 4th of July with a Fun-Filled weekend at Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley, NH – Spend the 4th of July weekend at Waterville Valley for a weekend full of excitement for the whole family. The fun starts Saturday, July 2nd from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an Independence Day Family Carnival. Children and adults can partake in games, giant inflatables, tie-dye craft, a 100-foot obstacle course, a barbeque, bounce house, live music by The Chris White Band and more. Admission price allows participation to all activities throughout the day. Children two and under are free. There is also an additional fee for the barbeque & t-shirt tie-dying. From 6 to 9 p.m. a free evening concert will be offered in Town Square with music provided by Mugshot.

On Sunday, July 3rd starting at 11 a.m. guests can enjoy a parade marking the nation’s independence. Everyone is welcome to walk in the parade, stand along the streets, help with a float, or enter a float in the parade. Those wishing to walk or enter a float, please contact the Recreation Department at (603) 236-4695 prior to parade day.  A free, outdoor concert will take place 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with music provided by Endangered Species.  At 2:30, the Margret & H.A. Rey Center will host their first rock-skipping contest.

On Monday, July 4th at 9:30 p.m. the town’s fireworks display will take place, viewable from Town Square. A free outdoor concert will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with music provided by Hurricane Alley.

There are many other activities over the weekend, including opening weekend of Shakespeare in the Valley Theater Under the Stars with free mainstage shows and children’s theater.  There are tennis clinics, paint your own pottery, Kids Night Out, campfires, Curious George story hours, and astronomy.

Special lodging packages are available starting at $39 per person per night (based on quad occupancy).

Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking, lodging, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice rink, boating, a skate park, and a host of outdoor activities. Dining options include traditional favorites, as well as elegant dining. For more information, call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit