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Weekend 5: October 4-5, 2014

New England Weekend Happenings for Fall Foliage Travelers


Topsfield Fair Giant Pumpkin

The Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off is always a highlight of the Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts. This was the first pumpkin in the world to weigh more than a ton: the 2012 champ!

© 2012 Kim Knox Beckius
Updated July 10, 2014
Looking for a reason to visit New England during the weekend of October 4-5, 2014? If vibrant New England fall foliage isn't adequate enticement, here is a round-up of some of the fun festivals and other events happening in the New England states this weekend:

This Weekend's Best Bets

25th Annual Harpoon Octoberfest - Boston, MA

Topsfield Fair - Topsfield, MA


Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce - Bristol, CT

Berlin Fair - Berlin, CT


164th Annual Fryeburg Fair - Fryeburg, ME


59th Annual Northern Berkshire Fall Foliage Festival and Parade - North Adams, MA

New York State

23rd Annual Whiteface Oktoberfest - Lake Placid, NY

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze - Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Rhode Island

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - Providence, RI


Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival - Manchester, VT

Killington Brewfest - Killington, VT

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