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Exciting Events in 2023 to Attend Near Ossipee, NH

Westward Shores is right in the heart of Ossipee, NH - making it the perfect home base for your many family adventures! There are so many things to do in Ossipee, NH that you'll never be bored during your camping trip! Keep reading for the top events of 2023 that you won't want to miss.

A variety of flowers budding during the Blooms, Brews, & BBQs Ossipee event.

Blooms, Brews, & BBQs: May 21, 2023

Located at the beautiful Beans & Greens Farm, this event is sure to pique the interest of everyone in your group. Take in the beauty of the freshly bloomed spring flowers while enjoyed some homemade BBQ and some refreshing brews. For more information, follow the link to their website!

Woman ordering food from a local food truck at the North Conway Food Truck Festival.

North Conway Food Truck Festival: May 27, 2023

Hosted by the North Conway Community Center, enjoy plenty of sweet and savory food truck options such as delicious crepes from Tin Can Co. Bring your appetitie on May 27 from 12pm-5pm! For more information, visit the Tin Can Co. page here.

An artwork piece at the Garden Play Festival, a great Ossipee event.

Garden Play Festival: June 3-4, 2023

Do you enjoy plays and the great outdoors? Combine your two loves at this unique festival featuring original plays from the Powerhouse Playwriting Festival. Bring the whole family and experience this artistic endeavor in a setting that you never have before. Check their website for more information!

A black motorcyle parked and ready for Laconia Motorcycle Week in Ossipee, NH.

Laconia Motorcyle Week: June 10-18, 2023

Described as "the world's oldest motorcycle rally", this being their 100th year, bring the whole family for this event to explore the vast world of motorcycles and to witness the excitement as they start their trek around the east coast!  

A burger and fries from the Fun and Food Festival in Gorham - a fun event near Ossipee, NH.

Fun and Food Festival: June 17, 2023

Fun and food? What more could you ask for! Enjoy both of these things while in the scenic town of Gorham, NH, just a mile and a half from Ossipee. Get out on the town and explore the unique things that the east coast has to offer. More information on this event is coming soon, but be on the lookout for updates on their website!

A painting at On the Green Arts and Crafts Festival.

On the Green Arts & Crafts Festivals: July 9 & August 11, 2023

With free admission, enjoy this craft fair at the Brewster Academy on Lake Winnipesaukee. They will have over 90 exhibitors showcasing their arts and crafts talent - all for you and your family to enjoy! There will also be food and live music. Make this Arts & Crafts Festival a fun weekend event during your stay at Westward Shores!

A Colonial Theatre in Ossipee, NH showing The Sound of Music.

The Sound of Music: August 11-13, 2023

This classic musical is a great choice for the whole family! You're sure to be singing these songs for days after. With Colonial Theatre located only 50 minutes from Westward Shores, this makes for a great event for your weekend trip. Learn more and purchase tickets here

A brown bear at the Woods, Water, and Wildlife Festival.

Woods, Water, and Wildlife Festival: August 12, 2023

Hosted by Moose Mountains Regional Greenways and located at the Branch Hill Farm, this event will bring you back to your roots - quite literally. There is more information to come, but for now, stay tuned on the website for what else you can look forward to at this exciting festival!

A bluegrass band performing at an Ossipee event.

Apple Acres Bluegrass & Food Truck Festival: September 23, 2023

This fun fall festival will include three live bands, food trucks, organic doughnuts, fruit, and a beer tent! Even your furry friends are allowed at this beautiful farm and apple orchard! Be sure to stay up to date with the current schedule of events by checking their website.

Crowd gathering in line for carnival rides during the Sandwich Fair.

The Sandwich Fair: October (TBD) 2023

This annual fair is full of fun activities for the whole family, including live entertainment, an antique auto parade, tractor pull, obstacle courses, and so much more! There is still information to come for the 2023 season, but it's not too soon to get excited about this annual fair!


No matter what time of year you plan your camping trip at Westward Shores, there's no doubt that there will be many things to do near Ossipee, NH during your stay. We hope you make it to multiple events this year, and remember to post about your camping memories with the hashtag #WestwardShores. If you're ready to book your stay or browse availability, you can book online here.