Special Events

Multicultural Festival

The 2017 Multicultural Festival was a fun day and a great community event! Details about the 2018 Festival will be posted here as soon as they are available. Held each September, this is a signature event celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Laconia and the Lakes Region. 

Be sure to make time to come to the Festival and enjoy a wonderful day! 

Pumpkin Festival 2018!

Experience the Lakes Region in Autumn...NH Pumpkin Festival is a community-hosted, family friendly celebration of fall and what is unique about New Hampshire. The 2017 Pumpkin Festival was an awesome event! Check back for details of the 2018 Festival, and rain or shine, plan to come and celebrate fall with us!

Putnam Fund Shows


Please check local media and the City's newsletter, Laconia Links, where upcoming Putnam Fund shows will be advertised. All Putnam Fund shows are free admission, no tickets required - first come, first seated.

Upcoming Putnam Fund Shows:
  • David S. Brody - Boston Globe bestselling author of seven novels - March 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Taylor Community at Woodside Commons
  • Shirley Allston Reeves & The Tokens - April 14, 2018, 7 pm at Laconia Middle School

Annual Spring Clean-Up Days


Annual Spring Clean-Up Days are held in early May each year at the Transfer Station on Meredith Center Road from 8 a.m. until noon. At that time people can dispose of old tires, appliances, furniture or other items of trash free of charge. Electronic waste is also accepted for a fee. Please contact Public Works at 603-528-6379 for additional information.

Fourth of July


Please contact Parks and Recreation at 603-524-5046 for additional information on this yearly event.

Hazardous Waste Collection Day


Hazardous Waste Collection Day is held on the first Saturday in August at the Public Works garage on Bisson Avenue. Please contact Public Works at 603-528-6379 for additional information.


Other Local Events


Motorcycle Week


Motorcycle Week will be held from June  9, 2018 through June 17, 2018. Motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country and around the world will be here to celebrate the 94th anniversary of this world famous event. For information about the event, please contact the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association at 603-366-2000 or visit their website. Information concerning traffic patterns in the Weirs Beach area during Laconia Motorcycle Week will be available closer to the event.

For accommodations and other area events please check with the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at 603-524-5531 or their visit website.