Family Fun

Waterville Valley, NH - One of Waterville Valley’s most exciting summer traditions, the Kirby Youth Fishing Derby, is marking 10 years on Corcoran Pond. On Saturday June 15th, the annual Fishing Derby is back and there are fun activities- from... Read more →


Marking the 30th year of chowder in the valley, Waterville Valley will host the annual Chowderfest & Brews on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Town Square. Family-friendly, fun and delicious, come... Read more →


Nashua, NH --On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education (“NHICE”) will screen To Kill a Mockingbird as part of a multi-year statewide program designed to foster conversations with the public on law, justice, and civics.  The screening will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. at Bishop Guertin High School in Nashua, New Hampshire.  There will be a break midway through the movie, and a light snack will be provided.  The program was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Read more →


In Warner, a 50 year tradition of taking children outdoors each spring at the Warner Fishing Derby indicates that the location of the derby is a special place in town. Willow brook, also known as Children’s Brook, has always been the Derby location. Families come with their children, fishing poles and bait to help their kids learn the thrills of spending time outdoors and taking a chance at bringing dinner home. The faces of children and their parents express the importance of this event. It is a bonding experience for everyone. So, when Scott and Joan Warren and the Warner Conservation Commission asked Five Rivers Conservation Trust to help conserve land along Children’s Brook, we were excited. “Community Conservation is about conserving the places important to the people in the Community,” says Beth McGuinn, Executive Director of Five Rivers Conservation Trust. Read more →


The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center will host Brandt Lomen’s talk “The Amazing Journey from Idea to Reality” on Friday December 7that 7:00 PM during their November Super Stellar Friday event. Every first Friday of the month the Discovery Center is open from 6:30-9:30 PM with special programming, a Tonight’s Sky Planetarium Show, and stargazing, weather permitting. Read more →


Waterville Valley’s pedestrian village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating at the lodges & Town Square. On Friday, October 26th the Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza Party. This is a great family night out from 5:30-7:30pm where you... Read more →


Waterville Valley in New Hampshire’s White Mountains hosts the annual Fall Foliage Celebration over Columbus Day weekend, Saturday, Oct. 6 through Monday, Oct. 8. The weekend is chock full of family fun with activities for all ages including free outdoor... Read more →


Head to Waterville Valley, NH for the 7th annual Rally in the Valley and the 20th annual Chili Challenge & Brews on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The all vehicle Rally in the Valley is presented by the East Coast Camaro... Read more →


Sundays are brunch days on the M/S Mount Washington. The big buffet is served every Sunday through October 21. Guests enjoy a two and a half hour scenic cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee complete with a champagne brunch and entertainment for... Read more →


As you are planning for Back to School, consider that data show working parents are the norm. 75% of New Hampshire families with children under six have all available parents in the workforce.  56% percent of all working parents say the balancing act is difficult, and those who work are more likely to say that parenting is tiring and stressful, and less likely to find it always enjoyable and rewarding. Read more →