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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo
Oct 04th, 2018 to Nov 04th, 2018
Roger Williams Park Zoo - Providence, RI

Hailed by USA Today as “extraordinary.” Experience the glow of 5,000 pumpkins carved into amazing works of art and set in a magical display during this night-time spectacular. A team of professional pumpkin carvers spends six weeks creating the trail, resulting in a truly breathtaking display. Feast your eyes on thousands of carved and illuminated pumpkins with hundreds of them depicting people, places, and scenes — all with painstaking detail and amazing intricacy!

Annual Apple Harvest Festival
Sep 29th, 2017 to Oct 08th, 2017
Southington, CT

This annual festival is a family-oriented community event spanning the first two weekends in October. The event offers six days of spectacular fun, delicious food, live entertainment and crafts. Come see the Apple Fritter and Apple Pie Eating Contest, plus an Apple Harvest Bed Race, road race and more. Festival dates are Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2, and Oct. 7-9.

Wife Carrying Championship Sunday River Maine
Oct 06th, 2018
Newry, ME

Fun for competitors and thousands of spectators alike, the Wife Carrying Championships receive international media attention each year. Teams from across the United States and Canada compete head-to-head for fame, fortune and a chance to compete at the World Championships in Finland. The origin of North American Wife Carrying Championship is based in Finnish history. The modernized wife carrying event is all in fun, and in reality, is a true test of physical strength, agility and teamwork between man and woman.

9th Annual Big Dummy Air Contest at Sugarbush
Mar 13th, 2016
Mount Sunapee Resort
Newbury, NH

Build your skiing and snowboarding dummy – then hurl it down the trail and see how far it goes! Dummies can be either skiers or snowboarders and need to be able to make it down the in-run to the kicker. Big prizes for the best dummy.

Newport Vermont Jazz Festival
Jul 08th, 2016 to Jul 10th, 2016
Lake Memphremagog
Newport, VT

You can catch the best jazz, blues, rock, pop, folk, and bluegrass shows. The music starts Friday, JULY 8, at 2 pm on the Waterfront Gazebos Stage and at the Gateway Center and finishes with a lively finale at EastSide Restaurant on Sunday, JULY 10 from 4 - 7 pm.

Aug 01st, 2016
Mad River Valley, VT

Named “One of America’s Top Summer Activities” by Travel and Leisure magazine, this annual festival has 50 free events in 50 stunning locations. Choose from exhibits, performances, workshops and demonstrations of painting, poetry and crafts, poetry workshops, lectures, a full moon celebration and culinary extravaganzas. Be sure to plan for “A Taste of the Valley” — the most talked about culinary event of the summer season!