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Best Festival
in the State

The Newmarket Heritage Festival was recognized by New Hampshire magazine as the best festival in the Granite State.

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Thanks to our friends in the media for supporting the festival with great stories and photos. Here is just a sampling of the coverage we’ve received. If you have stories to add to our archives, please let us know. Thanks.

Cultures Unite at Festival
[SeacoastOnline] Sept. 27
Culture of Fun: Heritage Festival Celebrates Diversity [Foster's]  Sept. 25
Fair Fare is more than Fair
[SeacoastOnline] Sept. 25
Culture Party in NH
[] Sept. 20
Festival Coming Up
[Foster's] Sept. 8

When Cultures Meld [Foster's} Sept. 29
Festival Gets Residents Dancing [Foster's] Sept. 25
Great Line-Up Planned for 13th Annual Heritage Festival [Foster's] Sept. 23
Celebrating Cultural Melting Pot [Exeter Newsletter], Sept. 21
Heritage Festival Begins Sept. 24 [Exeter Newsletter], Sep. 14
Heritage Festival Returns to Newmarket [Foster's] Sept. 16
Come Play with the Gundalow! [Gundalow News] Sept. 10


Photo Gallery (frames 8-22) [Seacoast Media] Sept. 09
Culture Explored at Newmarket Heritage Festival
[Seacoast Media] 9.29.09
Festival Moves Indoors on Final Day
[Fosters] 9.28.09
Art, history on display
[Fosters] 9.27.09
Big Line-Up Planned for 12th Annual Heritage Festival
[Fosters] 9.22.09
Newmarket Heritage Festival Names Honoree
[Seacoast Media] 9.27.07
Heritage Festival Celebrates New England Roots
[Seacoast Media] 9.25.09
The World Over at Newmarket Heritage Fest
[Fosters] 9.20.08
Thousands Flock to Heritage Festival
[Fosters] 9.24.07
Sun Shines on Festival
[Seacoast Media] 9.23.07
Festival Starts Today
[Seacoast Media] 9.22.07
Celebrating Diversity: Festival Enters 10th Year
[The Wire] 9.19.07

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  • 2014 Festival in the Mills!

    THE HERITAGE FESTIVAL is back–in a new location inside the newly renovated Newmarket Mills at 55 Main St. in historic downtown Newmarket. Come join the celebration on Saturday, May 31, 10 am- 8 pm. The event features multicultural music and dance, artisans at work, and festival vendors–plus dozens of participating businesses in the Newmarket Mills and along Main Street in downtown Newmarket!

  • Festival News

    HERITAGE HIATUS–BUT WE’LL BE BACK! After 15 years, the award-winning Newmarket Heritage Festival, which has grown to be one of the Seacoast region’s most anticipated annual events, will be on hiatus in 2013. Read more here:

  • Thanks, Everybody!

    HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2012 was a smashing success–the biggest single-day attendance in the event’s 15-year history! Thanks to our sponsors and community partners, whose support makes the festival possible. Thanks to our fabulous participants, who shared their many talents.  Thanks to the volunteers who pitched in so enthusiastically. And thanks, especially, to everyone who came out to enjoy the day. See you in 2013!

    Newmarket Laotian Dancers
    Photo: Love Grows Photography

Heritage Festival 2010 Pictures!