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Discover what’s happening during Christmas in Concord, NH; events such as the Christmas Craft Show, parades, family friendly activities and more are waiting for you to come explore.

Welcome to Christmas Season 2022! At this time of year, there’s so much to do and see that an entire list cannot even encompass it all. 

For starters, pay attention if you haven’t already as gospel choirs and brunch happen on December 24th. You could also get yourself some festive clothing or other merchandise while visiting stores in Concord. There are plenty of great family-oriented celebrations to attend too such as the giving out of presents or exchanging gifts between loved ones during the holidays. 

Maybe venture outside and see what other festivities might be going on around you? Here we got for you some activities to enjoy during the holiday season.

What are some of the best places to celebrate Christmas in Concord, NH this year?

As you continue to plan your festivities, here is a list of 6 Christmas events starting in the first weeks of December. Concord have some fantastic venues which are hosting Christmas events & parties & this year, find them below:

1. Midnight Merriment 

Making a list and checking it twice? It’s that time of year! The Intown Concord’s Midnight Merriment Event will return to Downtown Concord on Friday, December 2nd at 5:00 pm until midnight.

Shop until you drop while enjoying the lights and sounds of the holidays and supporting local businesses. There will be s’mores, cocoa, music, and more.

More information on 

2. Cookies and Cocoa- Stories with the Gingerbread

Get in the spirit of the season at this fun and free family event. Gingerbread Cookie Decorating, Stories, Crafts and holiday fun! We will be telling the traditional Gingerbread Man folktale, as well as some crazy and silly gingerbread man inspired stories to get everyone in the holiday mood!

Come for the stories and crafts, leave with some books and treats to eat and some to keep this Saturday, December 3rd in The Concord Heights Community Center at 10:30-11:30am.  Need further details? Here you can find it. 

3. Tandy’s Holiday of Song

Come see amazing performers sing your favorite Christmas carols. This event will take place on December 3rd at 2PM and 6PM and December 4th at 1PM. Just for $10 adults and $5 for kids. If you show your ticket at the counter you will receive 10% off food and drinks. You will enjoy performances from: Aizlyn Alfonso, Douglas Jeski, Tina Jeski, Dan Rigsby, Russell Shalek and more. If you are interested, you can find your tickets here.

4. Bishop Brady Craft Fair 2022- Artisan Registration

The Bishop Brady Craft Fair will be in-person again on December 10, 2022! It has been too long without seeing our diligent artisans and crafters. Please review the important dates for this event carefully before attending.

About the event. We will welcome returning NH Crafters and Artisans on Saturday at 10 am EST in the Bishop Brady High School, located at 25 Columbus Ave., Concord NH, 03301.

Time set up: 6:30 am -8:30 am. Craft Fair starts at 9am-2pm for a small fee of $50 for a 10’x10’ or $55 for a 10’x10′. This includes two chairs, advertisement/PR, and parking spot included.

No refunds- Online registration is only available to returning artisans. For new crafters, please email

5. Nutcracker

Celebrate the holidays this year with the tradition of The Nutcracker. This family-friendly production is a wonderful start to the holiday season.

Enjoy this classical, magical experience for viewers of all ages, with beautiful dancers, costumes, and scenery along with a magical growing Christmas Tree and falling snow.

The Turning Pointe Center of Dance, a dance studio in its 40th season will perform the Nutcracker in Concord NH. Over the past thirty years the greater Concord area has come to expect and receive a fabulous holiday tradition by local dancers under the direction of Lisa Drouin Goff.

Saturday, December 10th in The Concord City Auditorium at 2:00PM. Advance tickets $20 and at the door $23. Tickets available online: 

6. Holiday Pops with Symphony NH! – Concord 

Join us for this energetic performance of the symphony where we’ll share our favorite holiday songs with you. Featuring The Nutcracker, A Charlie Brown Christmas, The Grinch, traditional carols and so much more – we’ll make sure that no matter what your favorite tune is there’s something here for everyone to enjoy! It doesn’t matter if you’re 6 or 60 – everybody can find something they love at this one-of-a-kind concert event.

Things to take into consideration: Children 12 and under attend FREE. Youth 12+ and Students – $10. Senior & Military Discounts. Tickets starting at $18. More info and tickets here.

Christmas is already in the air in Concord, NH. We look forward to seeing you at all these activities and ending the year with the best events that our city has to offer.

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