Escape to Gorham, New Hampshire

Calendar of Events

Summer 2022

For More Information Please Contact these Websites...

Mt. Washington Auto Road - 603-466-3988

Mount Washington Observatory

Great Glen Trails

AMC Pinkham Notch Visitors Center

Medallion Opera House

St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts


May 29 & 31, June 6 & 8 - Bicknell's Thrush Tour at Mt. Washington Auto Road

Early morning self-driving guided tour to see this rare Bicknell’s Thrush, an extremely rare secretive species with very limited breeding grounds. It is the only bird whose breeding is restricted to the Northeastern part of the continent. They usually breed at higher elevations, normally nesting above 3,000 ft. more info 9AM - Rain or shine - Libby Pool more info

June 1- Gorham Moose Tours begin

7pm - thru September 30th - From the Town Common, a 3-4 hour tour in a comfortable tour bus. Enjoy a moose / wildlife tour on the North Country's longest-running tour with experienced wildlife guides that know just where to search and find Moose! more info

June 7- Summer Concert Series begins

6:30 - 8:30 Tuesdays, On the Town Common, bring your banket or lawn chair. Barbeque 6/8 and 8/10 starts 5:30 more info

June 9 - Gorham Farmers' Market begins

Every Thursday thru October 7, 2021 from 3:00 - 6:00pm, Town of Gorham Common. Live music, family activities, good food and great vendors! Featuring a variety of local vendors selling fresh and organic produce, fruits, meats, baked goods, pastries, eggs, jams / jellies, preserves, goat dairy products, coffee, cheeses, honey products, maple products, local authors, handcrafted items such as; leather goods, soaps, dog treats, sewn / crochet items, wood turned kitchen items, prepared food including; Thai food, meatball / pork / beef sandwiches and chicken wings, homemade sauces, lemonade, teas, wild forged items; mushrooms, chaga, fiddleheads, local author novels, and much more! more info

June 11 - Summer Vendor Fair begins

9am - 1pm - The 2nd and 4th Saturdays, on the Town Common. more info

June 17 - Beatles for Sale at the Medallion Opera House

Beatles For Sale is an award-winning, New England-based Beatles tribute band that is committed to recreating the sounds of the Beatles live in concert. more info

June 18 - 2nd Annual Food and Fun Festival on the Common

10pm - 5pm Lots of great food, beer tasting, 2 live bands, cornhole tournament and softball game on the town common. Bring your lawn chair!

June 18 - Northeast Delta Dental Road Race up Mt. Washington

60th Anniversary - THERE'S ONLY ONE HILL. This historic all-uphill run draws thousands of runners from around the globe to make the grueling climb to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast. more info

June 25 - NH ATV Day on Mt. Washington

SOLD OUT - The Gerry Pomerleau Memorial Ride on June 27th benefits the NH ATV Club – in 2019 the Auto Road gave back over $10,000 to the club which goes to support trail maintenance and access, rider safety, and education. more info

June 26 - Heartland Radio, Country Music at the Gorham Common

4pm - Heartland Radio is playing live outdoors on the Gorham, NH Town Common on Sunday, $10 donation suggested more info

June 28 - August 2 - Summer Mountain Bike Series at Great Glen Trails

A weekly mountain bike series for all abilities and ages. Every Tuesday for 6 weeks, racers can ride the long, short, or mini courses between 3:30 and 7:00 pm. Register online — no fees! more info


July 1 thru 4 - Gorham 4th of July Celebration

The longest running Independence Day Celebration in the state of NH, takes place on the Town Common. Miller Amusements Carnival on the midway, a live concert every night, Classic Car Show, sidewalk vendors, music and Karioke, Sunday the 4th the Kiddie Parade and Main Parade on Main Street with fireworks at 10 pm. more info

July 15 - The Final Impressions at the Medallion Opera House

7:30 pm - Come to the Medallion Opera House for a ROCKIN’ set of great music from The Final Impressions. Donations will be gratefully accepted. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Medallion Opera House. more info

July 16 & 17 - Seek the Peak Fundraiser

The non-profit Mt Washington Observatory's annual fundraiser, Great Glen Trails at the Mount Washington Auto Road will be the "base camp" for all activities from registration to the epic expo taking place on Saturday, July 17 featuring a vendor village, food trucks, ans live music as sponsored particiants seek to make the trek to the top of Mt. Washington. more info

July 17 - E.T.E. Trio at St. Kieran Arts

2 pm - A contemporary and dynamic vision of traditional Québec music, combining influences from folk, jazz, progressive rock, and classical music on fiddle, cello, bouzouki, voice, foot-tapping and step dancing. more info

July 24 - Sunrise Drive at Mt. Washington Auto Road

Mt. Washington Auto Road opens 4AM allowing guests to drive themselves to the summit of Mount Washington to view the sunrise from the highest peak in the Northeast more info

July 30 - Berlin Wagner Group at St. Kieran Arts

7 pm - Bringing its unique vision to Berlin, New Hampshire with its concert titled "Gods, Myths, and some Marvelous Legends: A (somewhat lighthearted) introduction to Wagner”. Featuring New Hampshirites who have made their

July 31 - Sunrise Ascent of Mt. Washington by Adaptive Sports Partners

Before sunrise, during this fundraiser for Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country, (ASPNC), teams ascend the Auto Road determined to reach the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington. Each team includes an adaptive athlete and “mules” who help an athlete needing assistance or accompany an independent athlete as he or she climbs the 7.6 miles to the summit. more info


August 2 - Ryan Tremblay at St. Kieran Arts

Christian recording artist Ryan Tremblay creates an atmosphere where everyone in the room can remember to leave a little space in our lives for grace. more info

August 6 - 24 Hours of Great Glen

After a strange year, New England's Premier Mountain Bike Race returns! Registration for the Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen is SOLD OUT with a field of 500 racers! For two decades, people from across the country traveled to the base of Mt. Washington to participate in this 24 Hour (24HOGG) mountain bike race. more info

August 7 - Bob Marley at the Medallion Opera House

Originally from Maine, Bob Marley began performing stand-up comedy in his hometown of Portland. Audiences are in for a treat whether they catch this Mainer’s act on stage or on screen. more info

August 13, 14 & 15 - Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb

Presented by Yokohama Tire, is known as the Climb to the Clouds — a thrilling car race from the base of the Mt. Washington Auto Road to the 6,288’ summit. The race has a three-day format, with practice runs on half of the mountain on Friday and Saturday morning. The practice location on either the lower half or the upper half of the mountain depends on the weather. more info

August 19 - Main Street: Bob Seger Tribute at the Medallion Opera House

7:30 pm - Over the last 50 years Bob Seger has stunned audiences with his ballads and rockers. Enjoy an "Evening of Seger" with Steve Kelly and "MainStreet", as they recreate all the hits... more info

August 21 - Car Show on the Gorham Common

10 am - 2 pm - A Drive Back in Time Car Show with live music, food vendors, kid activities and more! more info

August 20 - 49th Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb

Riders will take off for the 49th annual Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb (MWARBH)for a challenging and rewarding day on the rockpile followed by festivities at the base. This year Tin Mountain Conservation Center will be hosting 425 riders for this iconic race. more info

August 28 - Sunrise Drive up Mt. Washington Auto Road

Mt. Washington Auto Road opens 4:30 AM allowing guests to drive themselves to the summit of Mount Washington to view the sunrise from the highest peak in the Northeast more info


September 2 - Big Moose Bach Fest at the Medallion Opera House

3 pm - With an array of talented classical musiians and soloists, featuring internationally acclaimed harpsichordist, Christa Rakich, performing the monumental Goldberg Variations. more info

September 9 - Linda Ronstadt Tribute at St. Kieran Arts

7 pm - Susan Goyette's tribute to Linda Ronstadt more info

September 9 - 11 - Muster in the Mountains

A weekend of colonial reenactment comes to the Auto Road. A colonial encampment representing the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and Mountain Man periods from 1750 through 1840. This gathering will take place in the fields at the base of the Mt. Washington. more info

September 10 - 17th Annual Roland Chabot Fishing Derby

8:30 am - Open to ages 6 to 12, bring your fishing pole, worms, chair and bucket! lLibby Pool Recreation Complex. Cookout and raffle. more info

September 17 - Jenner Fox at the Medallion Opera House

7 pm - “Jenner is a storyteller. His music is full of love, compassion and curiosity. The characters are relatable because they’re real folks. His stories are sincere and draw you in because they’re your stories. His songs make it clear that he is a true listener and observer of the world around him, and will have you laughing one minute and crying the next, engaged with wide eyes and bated breath from start to finish.” – Lawson more info

September 23 - Wooden Horse at St. Kieran Arts

8 pm - the East Coast's premier dual tribute to the music of Crosby, Stills and Nash more info