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Moose Festival – Top Five Events Not to Miss

Each summer, as August approaches, there starts to be a buzz of excitement in the North Country air. That’s because the region’s most anticipated event of the year is right around the corner.

This year, the two-day signature event will be held on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, with activities in Colebrook, New Hampshire and Canaan, Vermont. Over the years, the Moose Festival has proven to be a huge favorite among both locals and visitors. It’s been held annually since 1991 and has been named the best festival in New Hampshire.

The Moose Festival is a fun time for the whole family, with live music, horse and wagon rides, arts and crafts vendors, a maple syrup tasting and contest, and much more. Here are five activities that are favorites among attendees.

  • Moose-Calling Contest
  • Moose Chili Tasting
  • Cow Plop Bingo
  • Dog Show
  • Classic Car Show

The North Country provides a beautiful backdrop to the Moose Festival. The area is known for its breathtaking scenery, with beautiful, tree-covered hills and mountains, pristine rivers and lakes, all providing visitors with many opportunities to enjoy memorable outdoor adventures while in the area. Visitors can enjoy scenic hiking, paddling trips, exciting ATV rides, exceptional fishing, and many other fun activities.

If you’re coming to the North Country to attend the Moose Festival, now is the time to start planning your trip. The region offers plenty of wonderful lodging opportunities, which you can learn about here https://mygonorth.com/things-to-do/best-places-to-stay-in-the-north-country/.


This 32 page guide to our neck of the woods will help you find our local merchants, outdoor adventures and tourist events you won’t want to miss!

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