Fall has officially begun here in North Conway, the foliage is exploding in color and the mornings and nights are crisp. Keep reading to learn more about some fun fall events happening in North Conway to make the most of the season!
Sherman Farm Corn Maize
Hold tight to your loved ones as you explore your way through the Sherman Farm Corn Maize! Open on weekends only, through October 25th, this intricate corn maze is a fall favorite for locals and visitors alike. Play the Maize games as you navigate, such as Farm Scene Treasure Hunt, Barnyard Bing-oh, and Cornundrums. Don’t forget the pumpkins! Visit the pumpkin patch to pick out the best pumpkin for your Jack O’ Lantern. Stop off at the Farm Market before you leave for fruits, veggies, meats, dairy, baked goods, ice cream, and so much more! Click here to find out more.
Return of the Pumpkin People
The Return of the Pumpkin People is a local fall favorite of both adults and children. Now in it’s 36th year, the Town of Jackson’s Return of the Pumpkin People is a celebration of fall foliage in New England. Take the self-guided tour and visit the over 80 displays created by local businesses, each with its own unique theme and design! Marvel at the displays created using pumpkins, gourds, and inspiration. Pick up a map at participating businesses, and when you have seen all the displays, vote for your favorite using the attached ballot. Click here to learn more!
Conway Scenic Railroad
Take a ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad and experience the amazing fall foliage spread across the mountains! Choose from one of the three routes, and settle in for a spectacular journey. The Mountaineer (which rides through Crawford Notch) is rated as the “most scenic,” while the Conway Valley Train is great for families. Meet your train at the historic train station in downtown North Conway Village before you depart on an excursion through the vibrant colors exploding across the valley! Finish your day by settling down around the fire at your very own Pinkham Vacation Rental home. Click here for more information, and to reserve your tickets.
Fall Foliage Craft Fair
Stop by Schouler Park in downtown North Conway Village on Saturday & Sunday, October 3rd & 4th, for the Fall Foliage Craft Fair! Peruse the arts & crafts, jewelry, ceramics, handmade furniture, and the fall favorite, kettle corn! Don’t worry about admission, it’s free, and friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome! Social distancing will be observed, and please wear a mask. The fair will be held rain or shine, so don’t miss out.
Scenic Gondola Ride at Bretton Woods
Get your breath taken away on a scenic gondola ride at Bretton Woods. Soar above the trees on your ascent, and take in the spectacular fall foliage below. Head up to Bretton Woods on weekends through October 11th (plus Columbus Day), jump on the Skyway Gondola, and enjoy the 12-minute ride. When you reach the summit, stop off at the Rosebrook Lodge for a light outdoor lunch and drink. Still feeling adventurous? Head down one of the multiple hiking trails that branch out from the summit. Click here to learn more!
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