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LebFest 2023

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!

LebFest 2023

LebFest 2023

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


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.


LebFest Live Music

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


LebFest 2022 Mac & Cheese Competition Trophy

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!)

Participants include:

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PINE Restaurant

Renehan's Roti Catering

Salt hill Pub

Visions for Creative Housing



LebFest Food Vendors

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Still hungry after the LebFest Mac & Cheese Competition? Check out these tasty food vendors!

Black Magic Food Truck

Hato Viejo Coffee

K.C. Moore's Ice Cream Truck

Lanoue Maple Farm

Munchas Marshmallows


Renehan's Roti Catering

Taste of Punjab

Yao-Thai BBQ


LebFest Kids 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

Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine: TBD

4 Legs & a Tail: Fun Page Activities

Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty UV: TBD

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

Hopkins Center for the Arts: TBD

JAM (Junction Arts & Media): Collage animation with iPads

Kimball Union Academy: TBD

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

Running Water Recreation Center: TBD

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 BIPOC Network: TBD

Upper Valley Circus Camp: Juggling, diablo devil sticks, scarves, tightwire, hand balancing and stilts!

Upper Valley Music Center: Instrument Petting Zoo

Upper Valley Young Professionals: TBD

VISIONS For Creative Housing: Make Your Own Upcycled Suncatcher

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Vermont & New Hampshire: Play Ladder Ball for Prizes

Waypoint: TBD

Well Chosen Words: Stamping Activity

Whaleback Mountain: Raffles for Ski Passes & More!


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