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New Hampshire Best Food and Drink Festivals 

Food Festivals, Wine Festivals, Spirit and Beer Festivals listed under cities also include surrounding areas that host signature events.

Manchester

Portsmouth

Best food and drink festivals in New Hampshire

Taste New Hampshire: Enjoying the States Best Food and Drink Festivals

Renowned for its majestic mountains and awe-inspiring autumn foliage, New Hampshire boasts an equally enthralling culinary scene. From delectable bacon and artisanal brews to mouthwatering ribs and pristine seafood, the Granite State plays host to a multitude of food and beverage festivals set to enchant your palate and leave you craving more.

New Hampshire Bacon & Beer Festival:

June

Indulge in the irresistible pairing of crispy bacon and impeccably crafted beer at this festival celebrating these culinary icons. With over 20 bacon samplers, 60 craft brewers, and live music, the event takes place amidst the picturesque Anheuser-Busch fields—a veritable dreamland for bacon enthusiasts.

New Hampshire Great American Ribfest:

July

Brace yourself for the visual and olfactory spectacle of perfectly barbecued ribs at this dynamic festival. Sample ribs from acclaimed pitmasters nationwide, each competing for the coveted title of "Best Ribs in New England." Live music, family-friendly activities, and a breathtaking view of Lake Winnipesaukee complete this sizzling experience.

Hampton Beach Seafood Festival:

September

Get ready for a seafood lover's dream come true! Each year, Hampton Beach hosts a huge celebration dedicated to all things seafood. You'll find fresh lobster rolls, tasty clams, and a variety of other delicious ocean treats. Enjoy your meal while listening to live music, all set against the beautiful backdrop of Hampton Beach. It's the perfect way to experience the flavors of summer on the New Hampshire coast.

Whether you're a carnivore with a hankering for smoky ribs, a seafood enthusiast longing for the freshest catch, or simply someone who appreciates good food and camaraderie, New Hampshire's food and drink festivals cater to everyone.

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