Campton 250 Celebration

Grand Celebration Day

Saturday – September 30, 2017

Get ready to have a great time!


Celebrate our 250th birthday at the Grand Celebration. Come join the fun with music, food, rides, exhibits, dancing and fireworks. At the Pattee Conservation Park – corner of NH Rt 175 and Blair Road & the Campton Historical Society – 3/4 mile north on Rt. 175.

Event Schedule 

7:30 – 10:30  Breakfast at the Campton Congregational Church.

On Rt. 175, half mile north of Blair Road.

Pattee Conservation Park 

10:00  Proclamation

10:30 – 11:30  Campton Elementary School Band and Chorus

11:30 – 12:30  Juggling Jim’s Circus Performance

1:00 – 3:00  Just Because Band

3:00 – 5:00 Baker Valley Band

5:00 – 9:00  DJ Jerry Gabin & Chris White of TRUE Entertainment – dancing

On going activities:

Vendors – Over 30 so far! Interested? contact Michelle Bilodeau (254-4028)

Vehicle show – that will make you smile. Big ones, little ones, old ones, new ones, all kinds!

Peppersass !! Direct from the Mt. Washington Cog Railway

Kids activities & events – Pony rides, wagon rides, face painting

Food, food & more food – BBQ sponsored by Sunset Grill with assistance from the Campton Thornton Fire Rescue Dept.

Fireworks Finale at dusk !!!!


Campton Historical Society

10:30  –  2:00  Rt. 175  three fourths of a mile north of Blair Road

Free ice cream social & bean hole beans!

Commemorative Campton History book sale

Historic Demonstrations:

  • Weaving, Tinker Tools, Bee Keeping, Antique
  • Bread making, Pottery, fiddle making, Furniture,
  • Harpsichord making, Clocks, Chair caning, Ferrier,
  • Boat building, Black Smithing, and more.


Mt. Washington Cog Railway helps celebrate the 250th.

Peppersass is coming to Campton — September 30th! $15 discount for Campton residents until September 15th excluding labor day weekend.  Because Sylvester Marsh who invented and built the Cog was from Campton, they have graciously offered this discount to us.  In order to get the discount you need to call for a reservation 278-5404.  Then when you arrive at the base one person has to show a Campton address.  This discount is on both children and adult tickets.  Also Peppersass ,the first engine for the cog railroad, will be in Campton on September 30th.

good only for the 2017 season.

  • You MUST call first, 278-5404
  • show proof of Campton residency
  • not valid Labor Day weekend.

Thanks to one of Campton’s most famous natives – Sylvester Marsh.

Peppersass – the first Mt. Washington Cog Railway engine

ON SALE NOW! Campton 250th Coffee Mugs $5 

NOW ON SALE! Campton 250th T-Shirts $10-$15. Contact the Selectmen’s Office for more details! 


Show your support with a Campton 250th License Plate Topper

Stop by the Selectman’s Office and pick one up – $12.00.

Save the dates:

August 26, 2017 – ‘Community Day’. A festive evening of events in the upper village. Start with an “All Nations’ Potluck Dinner”, followed by an old fashioned country dance and end the day with live music and an open mike session.

September 30, 2017 – The big gala celebration at Pattee Conservation Park and the Campton Historical Society. The day will begin with a breakfast at the Campton Congregational Church followed by the 250th Proclamation at the Conservation Park. Live events for the afternoon will include games for kids, historical reenactments, crafts and exhibits.  Evening entertainment and dancing will follow a gala barbecue dinner and end with a grand fireworks display.

Join us for any or all of these fun celebrations.


Thank you to all of our supporters…. 

The 250th Banners were a huge success. The 250th Committee was overwhelmed with the support shown by all the local organizations and business.


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The banners are up!! We’ve started the celebration with the installation of these “show your support banners”. Look for them around town. Check out other “Support the Celebration” items at the Campton Town Office.

A big thank you to TOP NOTCH TREE SERVICE.

Interested in being part of this celebration?

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