LebFest 2023 Was A Huge Success! Thank you to all the businesses and organizations that had booths and activities. Thank you to the entertainers. Thank you to our very generous sponsors. And, thank you to everyone in the Upper Valley who attended!
See You Next Year!
Saturday, September 16, 2023 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Colburn Park in Lebanon, NH.
LebFest is a family-centered, FREE community event for all ages with over 70 booths of activities, games, crafts, raffles, local vendors, music, food vendors and a Mac & Cheese competition featuring local restaurants. LebFest celebrates the Upper Valley community as a great place to live and raise a family! (Food and drink will be available for purchase.)
Presented by Upper Valley Business Alliance and Lebanon Recreation, Arts & Park
LIVE ANIMAL PRESENTATION
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us by the stage at LebFest in Colburn Park for this live-animal educational presentation by the Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center and meet a diverse selection of animals in this “imaginary safari around the world”!
Meet animals whose ancestors lived in a variety of habitats and discover their amazing adaptations and environmental contributions - while considering how we can positively affect our human impact and become positive environmental stewards.
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
In addition to the Wildlife Encounters animal presentation, check out the live music line up happening on the bandstand at Colburn Park during LebFest!
- 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Jason Tardy: Extreme Juggling Show
- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Jamie Barnhill: Acoustic Guitar Set
MAC & CHEESE COMPETITION
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Or Until Samples Are Gone
3rd Annual LebFest Mac & Cheese Competition!
Sample homemade mac & cheese, made by local restaurants and then vote for your favorite! The winner will receive bragging rights and the coveted “Mac & Cheese Bowl”. (Samples are free so get to the tent early to taste them all!)
Renehan's Roti Catering
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Still hungry after the LebFest Mac & Cheese Competition? Check out these tasty food vendors!
Black Magic Food Truck
K.C. Moore's Ice Cream Truck
Lanoue Maple Farm
Renehan's Roti Catering
Taste of Punjab
VENDOR BOOTHS & ACTIVITIES
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LebFest is all about community and family fun! Check out all the local business booths for crafts, activities, games, raffles, giveaways and more!
ALL Together: Jenga
Andara: Hula Hooping - Beat The Record!
Anytime Fitness: Fitness Activities
AVA Gallery: Art Table & Art Demos
Balanced Speech Therapy: Craft
Black Moon Games: Family-friendly Board and Card Game Demos
Black House Real Estate: Game
Claremont Savings Bank: Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank
Color Street: Prize Wheel, Free Samples, and a Giveaway Package
Comparion Insurance: Wonky Goggles Game
Coop Food Stores: Milk Bottle Ring Toss
Crossroads Academy: Math Magic
Dartmouth Athletics: TBD
4 Legs & a Tail: Fun Page Activities
Gary Summerton Photography: Balloons
Girl Scouts of the Green & White Mountains: TBD
Global Rescue: Cornhole Game
Great Eastern Radio: 11:00 - 1:00 Percy The Penguin and Karen Liot Hill
Hato Viejo Coffee: Coloring Pages
JAM (Junction Arts & Media): Collage animation with iPads
Knock on Woodcarvings: TBD
Lanoue Maple Farm: Mix Your Own Cotton Candy
Lebanon Ballet School: Visit our booth in Colburn Park for Crafts and Giveaways, and we will have (3) Three Performances of "Peter & The Wolf" at our 22 Hanover Street studio - 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & 5:30 pm
Legacy Mortgage: Decorate Your Own Birdhouse
LISTEN Community Services: Giant Jenga
Mascoma Bank: Face Painting and Bean Bag Toss
Om Mani Mama: Face Painting
Nerd Squad: STEM Activities
New England School of the Arts: Origami Craft with Three Different Designs
New Hampshire Foster Care: Family Fun Zone
New London Barn Playhouse: Create Your Own Puppet Activity
North Country Community Theater: Costume & Props For A Dress-up Photo Booth!
ReGROWth Wellness: DIY Breathing Bead Activity
Revels North: Music & Dancing Activities by Revels Kids and Children’s Chorus Programs
Riverbank Church: Bean Bag Toss
River Valley Club: Pickleball
RootFix Laser Hair & Skincare: Paint & Decorate Garden/Plant Pot Rocks
Rose of the Wood: Paint Your Own Garden Rock Creature To Take Home
Royal Fluff Minis: Crochet Turtle Memory Game & Crochet Tutorials
Scouts BSA Troop 279: Gaga Ball Pit
Service Credit Union: Cornhole, Bubbles, Coloring Table, and Bracelet Making Station
Simply Beeutiful Events: Floral Design Activity
Strong Rabbit Designs: Customized Sticker Station
Survivor's Paws Animal Rescue: Tennis Ball Game, and Learn How To Care For Dogs & Be A Junior Volunteer
TPI Staffing: Prize Wheel and Slushies
Upper Valley Aquatic Center: Spin To Win For UVAC passes, prizes and other fun stuff. Get a free Body Composition Analysis
Upper Valley Circus Camp: Juggling, diablo devil sticks, scarves, tightwire, hand balancing and stilts!
Upper Valley Music Center: Instrument Petting Zoo
VISIONS For Creative Housing: Make Your Own Upcycled Suncatcher
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Vermont & New Hampshire: Play Ladder Ball for Prizes
Well Chosen Words: Stamping Activity
Whaleback Mountain: Raffles for Ski Passes & More!