Celebrate the end of winter with beer! This popular festival returns for the sixth straight year and will feature some of the top breweries from across New England and the northeast including the likes of Long Trail, Woodchuck Cider, Magic Hat, Allagash, Harpoon, Rock Art, Red Hook, Stone, Olde Burnside, Brooklyn and Budweiser. Your paid admission gets you a souvenir Winter Brewers Festival pint glass and your first drink is on Mount Snow. An outdoor BBQ and tons of vendors make this an event not to be missed. Enjoy great spring skiing and then enjoy some great spring beers!
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Stroll the Village of North Conway and have a great day sampling mouth-watering recipes of homemade chili, ranging from mild and delightful to wild and adventurous. The Chili Cookoff Stroll will feature the unique recipes of more than 40 professional and non-professional chefs, ranging in tastes from sweet and mild to hot and spicy. Other food competitions at this cookoff include traditional cornbread and non-traditional cornbread. Bring the whole family for a weekend of fun for everyone!
The oldest continually running pond skimming event in the country! Dive right into spring in your craziest costume! Registration from 8am-10am in the Gate House Cafeteria. Limited to the first 100 competitors!! An excellent spectator event.
Costume-clad Slush Cup competitors schuss toward an 80-foot-long slushy pond and try to make it across without falling in. It’s a chilly spring dip for those who don’t make it. Open to the first 125 participants. Entry fee is $20. Participants win fabulous prizes in various categories. See website for entry fee and times.
This annual spring party draws thousands of spring skiing and reggae enthusiasts to the mountains of Maine. Jam out to sensational reggae tunes. The biggest winter music event in Maine mixes with perfect spring skiing.
Each year in mid-April, thousands of people flock to historic Lexington and Concord and Minute Man National Historical Park to celebrate Patriot’s Day. Patriot’s Day is a special Massachusetts state holiday commemorating the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War, April 19, 1775. The holiday (officially observed on Monday, April 18, 2016) and the entire weekend are celebrated with parades, reenactments and commemorative ceremonies. On Saturday, April 18, Minute Man National Historical Park, in partnership with hundreds of Colonial and British re-enactors, celebrates the opening battle of the American Revolution with a day full of exciting living history activities. On Monday, April 18, the town of Lexington honors the start of the American Revolution with a battle reenactment of the early-morning engagement between the town’s militia and the British regulars.