Weekend 7: October 22-23, 2016

New England Weekend Events for Fall Foliage Travelers

Keene Pumpkin Festival
••• In 2013, my family and I helped set a new Guinness World Record at the Keene Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire. Can the total number of lit jack-o'-lanterns be topped in 2015 when the festival moves to Laconia?. © 2013 Kim Knox Beckius

Looking for a reason to visit New England during the weekend of October 22-23, 2016? If lingering New England fall foliage isn't adequate enticement, here is a round-up of some of the best festivals and other events happening in New England this weekend:

This Weekend's Best Bet

Head of the Charles Regatta - Boston and Cambridge, MA


City-Wide Open Studios - New Haven, CT


Harvest on the Harbor - Portland, ME

Annual OgunquitFest - Ogunquit, ME


New York State

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

Rhode Island

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - Providence, RI