Life is sweet at the 102nd annual Newport Winter Carnival in New Hampshire February 8-11

Featured image credit: Newport Winter Carnival in Newport, New Hampshire

The Newport Winter Carnival in Newport, New Hampshire, is celebrating 102 years in 2018 with the “Life is Sweet” theme Thursday-Sunday, February 8-11.

Become a playing piece in the life-sized Candy Land game inside the high school gym. Go ice skating on the Common. The skating continues every day, and there’s a midnight ice skate on Friday. Enjoy the action at the Axe Man Challenge and Frozen Open snow golf, with one club and one ball.

There are a lot of tournaments to choose from, such as dodgeball for kids and adults, horseshoes, and volleyball. Other events include a parade on Saturday morning, horse-drawn wagon rides, ice hockey, Easter egg hunt, pancake breakfast, and beauty pageant.

View the full schedule. When this page launches, click the arrow at the right of the page to access the schedule.

Most events are free with a $1 carnival button. Buy tickets from Newport Parks and Recreation, queen contestants, and local businesses. For more information, call (603) 863-1510 or visit the Newport Winter Carnival’s website.

Newport is 110 miles northwest of Boston.

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