About the Festival

Since 1947, the people of Warner have hosted the Warner Fall Foliage Festival to welcome old and new friends to our community. After a two year absence, the Festival is back and the Board is committed to a full Festival as we all remember. With hundreds of local volunteers helping to put the event on and raise money for community organizations, the Festival has donated thousands of dollars to these organizations to support the growth and enrichment of local culture, music, art, sports, town and school projects, parks and facilities. Please join us on Main Street to celebrate the return of the Festival.

2023 Festival Program

Friday, October 6

6-9 PM                        Midway All-U-Can-Ride (Bracelets are $20)

Saturday, October 7  (Buses run from 9am to 6pm) 

9:30AM                       5K Road Race- Registration starts at 8:00. Legion Hall

9AM- 5PM                  Crafts & Farmers Market – Town Center

9AM – 4PM                 Library Book and Bake Sale—Pillsbury Library

9:30AM                       Oxen Competition  (Canceled) 

10AM                          Midway and Rides open

10AM - 5PM                The MainStreet Warner Lodge, just behind the town monument, will be open to the public. Come see the inside as restoration begins, and learn about the plans for this future community space and performance hall.

11:45AM                     Lobster Dinner & Chicken BBQ Opens-School play ground

1PM                           Children’s Parade—Assemble at Post Office at 12:45

2PM – 3PM                KCPA  –  Kearsarge Mountain Road Intersection

4PM – 8PM                Midway Rides  (All-U-Can Ride Bracelets are $25)       

Sunday, October 8  (Buses run from 9am to 6pm)

9AM- 5PM                  Crafts & Farmers Market – Town Center

9AM – 4PM                 Library Book and Bake Sale—Pillsbury Library

9AM                            Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run   Register at  https://signup.com/go/jjtziYX (Each runner gets a t-shirt!)

10AM                          Midway and Rides open

10AM - 5PM               The MainStreet Warner Lodge, will be open to the public 

 11AM – 5PM              Woodmen’s Competition – Upper School Parking Lot

11:45AM                     Lobster Dinner & Chicken BBQ Opens-School play ground

12:00PM                     Ice Cream Eating Contest—The Velvet Moose

1PM                            Grande Parade—Main Street

2- 6PM                        Midway Rides  (All-U-Can Ride Bracelet $25)

4PM                            Raffle Drawing at Information Booth