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

9th Annual Family Weekend

Sept 9th-10th (10am-4pm) 2017

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.

Craft Fair Weekend

Sept 16th-17th (11am-4pm) 2017

Looking for the unique holiday gift that you just won’t find at the store? This weekend, local crafters line the driveway with their unique crafts. There is sure to be something for everyone. Are you a crafter and would like to have a table to sell your goods at the fair? Please send us an email with the types of crafts you sell for consideration.

Harvest Weekend

Sept 30th- Oct 1st (11am-4pm) 2017

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

Pumpkinfest

Oct 7th-8th (10am-4pm) 2017

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 (11am – 3pm), 14th (11am – 3pm), 15th (11am – 3pm), 20th (11am – 3pm), 21st (11am – 3pm), 22nd (11am – 3pm), 27th (11am – 3pm), 28th (11am – 3pm), 29th (11am – 3pm) 2017

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 19th (7pm – 8:30pm), 30th (7pm – 8:30pm) 2017

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 – Lights Out! * New for the 2017 season *

Oct 31st (7pm – 8:30pm) 2017

New for the 2017 season!  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 “Lights Out!” allows you to experience all of the sights and sounds of Haunted Overload in a unique way.  DO YOU DARE? A one night special event! Try to navigate your way through the winding trails full of monsters with nothing but your sense of sound and one small dimly lit glow stick!

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 13th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm), 14th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm), 15th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm), 20th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 21st (6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 22nd (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm), 26th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm), 27th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 28th (6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm), 29th (7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm) 2017

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 14th-15th (11am-3:30pm), Oct 21st-22nd (11am-3:30pm) 2017

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 14th (10am-2pm) 2017

(rain date Oct 15th)

Join us for our annual Howl for the Animals Haunted Overload kick-off event (rain date Oct 15th). 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 per person and all proceeds benefit the Cocheco Valley Humane Society.