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Weekend 6: October 12-14, 2013

Columbus Day Weekend Happenings for Fall Foliage Travelers


Updated October 11, 2013
Looking for a reason to visit New England during the Columbus Day holiday weekend of October 12-14, 2013? If stunning 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 region this weekend:

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - Providence, RI

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest $ Regatta - Damariscotta, ME

North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River - Newry, ME

13th Annual Tractor Parade - East Charlotte, VT

Harpoon Octoberfest - Windsor, VT

Paradise City Arts Festival - Northampton, MA

Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studios Tour - Essex, Gloucester and Rockport, MA

Flaming Leaves Festival - Lake Placid, NY

Cranberry Harvest Celebration - Wareham, MA

66th Annual Warner Fall Foliage Festival - Warner, NH

Mystic Seaport Chowder Days - Mystic, CT

International Oktoberfest - Newport, RI

43rd Annual Newfane Heritage Festival - Newfane, VT

Acadia's Oktoberfest - Southwest Harbor, ME

Ashfield Fall Festival - Ashfield, MA

Oktoberfest and Harvest Art & Craft Festival at Mount Snow - West Dover, VT

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

City-Wide Open Studios - New Haven, CT

104th Annual Riverton Fair - Riverton, CT

The New England Dessert Showcase - Boston, MA

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival - Stowe, VT

Southwind Alpaca Farms Annual Fall Festival and Open Farm Days - Watertown, CT

Fort Adams' Fortress of Nightmares - Newport, RI

Wholesale Gem - Jewelry Show - West Springfield, MA

Pumpkin Festival at Clearview Farm - Sterling, MA

Wachusett Mountain Ski & Snowboard Sale & Swap - Princeton, MA

Garlic & Harvest Festival - Bethlehem, CT

HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands - Somerville, MA

Vermont International Film Festival - Burlington, VT

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