5 craft fairs in New Hampshire you won’t want to miss

5 craft fairs in New Hampshire you won’t want to miss

Image via Amherst German Christmas Market Facebook

By Stacy Milbouer

October 26, 2023

In New Hampshire, it’s crafts-fair season and we can’t get enough. Not only do we get to hunt down one-of-a-kind gifts, but we get to hang with our shopping buddies and sample home-baked whoopie pies. What more could you ask for? 

Here are just a few coming up soon to put on your calendar.

Nov. 11 The 2023 Christmas Craft Fair at the United Church of Christ, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 21 Merrimack St., Penacook. Proceeds go to United Church Food Pantry and Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

Nov. 18 The 125th Pilgrim Church Fair, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Pilgrim Church, 4 Watson St., Nashua. This is most likely the longest-running church fair in the state. Proceeds go back into the church for improvements and missions. Check out the Pilgrim Ladies Table for home-baked apple and berry pies.

Nov. 25The Annual Keene Holiday Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Keene High School, 43 Arch St., Keene. This fair includes handmade and artisan items.

Nov. 25 – The Second Annual Christmas Market, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Derry-Salem Elks, 39 Shadow Lake Rd. Bring Items for the local food bank.

Dec. 9 –  Amherst German Christmas Market, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Amherst Village Green, 2 Main St, Amherst. Come for a European-style outdoor Christmas market with crafts, live music, Santa, and a beer garden.


  • Stacy Milbouer

    Stacy Milbouer is an award-winning journalist and has covered New Hampshire for many publications including the Boston Globe, New Hampshire Magazine, and the Nashua Telegraph.

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