We invite you to enjoy spring in Mt. Washington Valley, NH, a season so fresh you can taste it. It's a magical time of year when the Valley sheds its winter coat for flowering trees, rushing waterfalls and a wealth of amazing photo opportunities and recreational offerings in the surrounding White Mountains.

Ski areas are staying open into early April and our events calendar is jam-packed with interesting, fun and family friendly events. There's no sign of the valley slowing down, and we hope you will bring your friends and family and join us! 
Michelle Gittleson
Your Valley Concierge
Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce
Foodie Adventures

The 15th Annual Chili Cookoff is April 7 and this year's competition features over 30 professional and amateur chefs, all vying for the top prize with their chili and cornbread.

This all-day event that is perfect for families! Start out with the 2nd Annual Feelin' Good 5K Race, sponsored by the White Mountain Milers before you make your way through the North Conway Community Center sampling the valley's best chilis.

Enjoy shopping specials throughout the village, music courtesy of The Wildcat Tavern and a themed escape game from Hourglass Adventures. End the day with the Chili Cookoff Awards Ceremony at Abenaki Trail Restaurant & Pub . It's food and fun all day long!
Arts and Culture Adventures

The Cold River Radio Show starts its 6th season on April 15 at Theater in the Wood. Hosted by seasoned performer, Jonathan Sarty, it features a line-up of amazing and deeply talented performers that range from singers to story-tellers and everything in between. The Cold River Radio Show is a one-of-a-kind experience, so click the link to reserve your tickets!

Entrain , the funky, fun, reggae-rock band is performing at Theater in the Wood on April 28. This is a night to gather your crew and share in an evening of fun and good vibes!

Juston McKinney returns to valley on April 12 to perform at Leura Hill Eastman PAC. With multiple appearances on The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, and consistently selling out theaters, he's at the top of his game and hilarious!
Shopping Adventures

Settlers Green celebrates World Art Day on April 15! As a proud supporter of the arts, Settlers Green commissioned pieces by local and regional artist and invites you for a tour to celebrate the role art plays in our lives. Pick up a free Settlers Green Art Guide and special print of Rebecca Klementovich’s, “Can We Talk,” at Customer Service starting at 10 a.m., while supplies last!

Shop Mt. Washington Valley's premier boutiques, each with their own distinct personalities and one-of-a-kind finds. Take a drive to Jackson Village and get lost inside Ravenwood Curio Shoppe and finding hand-designed and American made puzzles at White Mountain Puzzles. Flossie's General Store is a must-stop for New England and Jackson Village made treasures. North Conway has it's own shopping culture with the North Conway Olive Oil Company , Spruce Hurricane , NoCo Loco Imports , World Magic Shop and more. Just a few miles south, you can explore Simply Primitive and Ruthie's Flower Shop . Shop 'til you drop, tax-free!

One of the founding craft brewery's in the Mt. Washington Vally, Tuckerman Brewing Company is excited to showcase the "Behind the Beer" Photography Exhibit. This beautiful exhibit was curated by Michael Penney for his  New England Brewers a Behind the Beer Photography Project . Join the reception from 12-5 and listen to Ben Cook playing Acoustic Rock from 1-4. Enjoy beer tastings, tours of the brewery and family fun!

Granite Backcountry Alliance celebrates the backcountry season from 5pm to 10pm and is perfect for the whole family! This is a can't miss spring time event under the sun at Black!
Spend the day skinning up and skiing down Black Mountain, enjoying the musical stylings of the  Pete Kilpatrick Band , playing games like Human Jenga, Corn Hole, and more, raffles and prizes, a Cash Bar and BBQ and so much more!
Spend April vacation week in Mt. Washington Valley enjoying spring and backcountry skiing, early spring season hiking, shopping and more.

Cap the week off with Bernerhof Inn Bed and Breakfast's "Spanish Weekend in the White Mountains! " This exclusive weekend includes a Flamenco dance lesson taught by Inn-Keeper Christina Quinones' mom, Cheryl Berman. You'll also learn how to create authentic Peruvian dishes with a cooking class taught by Inn-Keeper, Cristina Quinones, and enjoy a Flamenco dance presentation and a delicious three-course Peruvian meal.

The White Mountain Hotel & Resort is hosting Girlfriends Relaxation Weekend , April 13, 14, 15. Gather your closest girl friends and enjoy a weekend that will leave you relaxed, rejuvenated, and invigorated. The weekend includes massage, fine dining, welcome reception, yoga and Aqua Chi classes, soak at The SoakingPot and more!