Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Waterville Valley
Marking the 30th year of chowder in the valley, Waterville Valley will host its annual Chowderfest & Brews on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Town Square. Family-friendly, fun and delicious, come sample a variety of chowders from local restaurants. Vote for your favorite and the winning chowder chef will receive the coveted “Golden Clam Award.”
Pair your chowder with a brew. There will be seasonal New Hampshire beers available for guests 21 and older throughout the afternoon, and an outdoor concert in the square from 12-3 p.m.
And, the day before take a hike, help clean up the slopes of Waterville Valley ski resort and enjoy a special feast. On Saturday May 25 from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. ride the lifts and fill a bag with trash as a ticket to a free Pig Roast BBQ with music, games, food and $1 brews. Gloves and trash bags are provided, lift tickets are free. Meet at the base of the Green Peak Lift at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday, May 27, from 10-11 a.m., join a Squam Lakes Natural Science Center wildlife ambassador in Town Square for a family-friendly live animal presentation.
This year the annual Casting for Kirby youth fishing derby will be held on Saturday, June 15, in Waterville Valley.
Book a special Memorial Day lodging package that includes accommodations, Chowderfest sampling tickets, and Freedom Pass activities, including mountain bike rentals, golf, tennis and chairlift rides. When you are in Waterville Valley, you can park your car and forget it. Everything is within walking distance or hop on the free resort-wide trolley. Lodging package price starts at $291 per night based on two adults, two children and includes all taxes and fees. Advance reservations are required and a minimum two-night stay.Call 1-800-GO-VALLEY (800-468-2553) to book.