Here at DeMeritt Hill Farm, we host many different types of events throughout the year. Below you will find a partial listing of the types of events that we host at the farm. This listing will be updated as new events are added to the schedule.

September

8th Annual Family Weekend

Sept 10th-11th (10am-4pm) 2016

DeMeritt Hill Farm will be featuring live entertainment including PREHISTORIX (educational reptile show) from 11am – 3pm on September 10th. There will be a barnyard bouncy house with slide, photo opportunities with the tractors, face painting and children’s games. There will be pony rides all weekend as well.

Harvest Weekend

Sept 24th-25th (11am-4pm) 2016

Applefest weekend kicks off with all new recipes being sampled by our bakery.  We will have a Bouncy House, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Pumpkin Painting, Bobbing for Apples, Guessing Games and Food Sampling all weekend.

October

Bouncy House Weekend!

Oct 1st-2nd (10am-4pm) 2016

The name says it all.  We will have a bouncy house available all weekend!

Pumpkinfest

Oct 8th-9th (10am-4pm) 2016

This weekend is dedicated to all things pumpkin.  Our pumpkin patches will be open for pick your own pumpkins.  We will also have pre-picked pumpkins available for purchase at the store as well.  Pumpkin painting and naming contests for prizes all weekend.  Come and weigh your pumpkin for bragging rights.

Haunted Overload – Day Haunt

Oct 13th (2pm – 4:30pm), Oct 14th (11am – 4:30pm), 15th (11am – 4:30pm), 16th (11am – 4:30pm), 20th (2pm – 4:30pm), 21st (11am – 4:30pm), 22nd (11am – 4:30pm), 23rd (11am – 4:30pm), 27th (2pm – 4:30pm), 28th (11am – 4:30pm), 29th (11am – 4:30pm), 30th (11am – 4:30pm) 2016

The World Famous Haunted Overload opens a new season at DeMeritt Hill Farm with its outrageous, over the top haunted event. Consistantly ranked among the best Haunted Attractions in the country, there is so much to see. The attention to detail is staggering and the “Day Haunt” allows you to see everything up close. This is a great opportunity to get a first hand look at what makes Haunted Overload so unique in the daylight!

More About Haunted Overload
Yelp | Website | WMUR TV Coverage | NH Chronicle Coverage | Buy Tickets Online Here

*Tickets are $5 per person and can only be purchased at the farm store.

Call the Haunt Hotline for additional information @ 855-50-HAUNT

Haunted Overload – Fright Night Lite

Oct 20th (7pm-8:30pm), 31st (7pm-8:30pm) 2016

The World Famous Haunted Overload opens a new season at DeMeritt Hill Farm with its outrageous, over the top haunted event. Consistantly ranked among the best Haunted Attractions in the country, there is so much to see. The attention to detail is staggering and “Fright Night Lite” allows you to experience all of the sights and sounds of Haunted Overload without having actors to scare you. This is also a great opportunity to meet some of the actors in costume and have your picture taken with them!

More About Haunted Overload
Yelp | Website | WMUR TV Coverage | NH Chronicle Coverage |Buy Tickets Online Here

*Tickets can also be purchased at the farm store in advance only.

Call the Haunt Hotline for additional information @ 855-50-HAUNT

Haunted Overload – Full Show (Ticketed Time Blocks)

Oct 14th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm), 15th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm), 16th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm), 21st (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 22nd (6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 23rd (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm), 27th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm), 28th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 29th (6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 30th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm) 2016

The World Famous Haunted Overload opens a new season at DeMeritt Hill Farm with its outrageous, over the top haunted event. Consistantly ranked among the best Haunted Attractions in the country, there is so much to see. The “Full Show” has been ranked #5 Most Outrageous, Extreme, Over The Top Haunted Houses in America and #3 Best Scenic Haunted Houses in America by HauntWorld.com in 2013.  In 2015, Hauntworld.com ranked Haunted Overload the #1 Scariest Haunted Attraction in America.  It was also voted #18 of the Top 20 Most Influential Haunted Attractions of ALL TIME by HauntWorld.com. We look forward to scaring you soon!

More About Haunted Overload
Yelp | Website | WMUR TV Coverage | NH Chronicle Coverage| Buy Tickets Online Here

*Tickets can be purchased online and also at the farm store in advance only.

Call the Haunt Hotline for additional information @ 855-50-HAUNT

*Please note – Haunted Overload is designed to be a very scary Haunted Attraction and may not be suitable for everyone. There are different versions of Haunted Overload that are designed to be less scary. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this event.

Halloween Storybook Hayrides

Oct 15th-16th (11am-3:30pm), Oct 22nd-23rd (11am-3:30pm) 2016

A specially designed event for younger children featuring all of their favorite storybook characters. Listen to enchanted stories while on a fun hayride through the nature trails and orchard. After the hayride, each child will receive halloween goodies and a pumpkin followed by a story read by Mother Goose and face painting. The hayride is approximately 30-40 minutes long and reservations are strongly recommended.

* Please Note – All of the characters that are seen in this video may not be the same characters you see on your visit. Our intention is to introduce different characters each year to keep the event new. Please contact us beforehand to find out if your favorite character will be making an appearance.

Howl for the Animals

Oct 15th (10am-2pm) 2016

Join us for our annual Howl for the Animals Haunted Overload kick-off event (rain date Oct 16th). This year’s event features a bouncy house, crafts, raffles and more. The event also marks the official opening of the Haunted Overload day haunt. In celebration of all things Halloween, we will be offering a special trick-or-treat through the haunt. Non-scary characters will be on hand to pass out candy and guests are encouraged to come in costume. Before entering the haunt, guests will have the chance to decorate their own trick-or-treat bag. The day haunt is also fido friendly so be sure to bring every member of your family. Admission is $5 and all proceeds benefit the Cocheco Valley Humane Society.

November

 

Reason For The Season

Nov 26th (11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm), 27th (11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm) 2016

A specifically designed event for the whole family. This year, bring your family to our farm to pick out your Christmas Tree and Wreath and spend the day together. Enjoy a wagon ride with Santa to find the perfect tree for the season. Mrs. Clause will read the ‘Night Before Christmas’ to your little ones and an apple ornament and candy canes are treats to take away. Enjoy some hot apple cider while your family photo is taken and produced as a gift to help remember your visit to DeMeritt Hill Farm and the Reason for the Season.
Reservations are Required for the event

December

Jingle Bell Express

Dec 9th (3:45pm, 5:15pm), Dec 10th (3:45pm, 5:15pm), Dec 16th (3:45pm, 5:15pm), Dec 17th (3:45pm, 5:15pm) 2016

DeMeritt Hill Farm is proud to take part in this event for 2016! Join us for a magical wintry journey to Demeritt Hill Farm to hear a reading of the classic children’s holiday story, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Enjoy homemade cider donuts, hot chocolate, receive a keepsake gift and a visit from a very special guest. Pajamas are welcome! Ticket price includes a keepsake family photo, time to explore the Children’s Museum and a make-and-take holiday craft. Reserve your seat early. Space is limited. More information coming soon.

Please visit The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire for more information.

Reason For The Season

Dec 3rd (11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm), Dec 4th (11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm), Dec 10th (11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm), Dec 11th (11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm) 2016

A specifically designed event for the whole family. This year, bring your family to our farm to pick out your Christmas Tree and Wreath and spend the day together. Enjoy a wagon ride with Santa to find the perfect tree for the season. Mrs. Clause will read the ‘Night Before Christmas’ to your little ones and an apple ornament and candy canes are treats to take away. Enjoy some hot apple cider while your family photo is taken and produced as a gift to help remember your visit to DeMeritt Hill Farm and the Reason for the Season.
Reservations are required for the event