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Concord, NH, is a charming city with a rich history and a vibrant community, especially in April. Located in the heart of New Hampshire, Concord is home to many exciting events throughout the year, offering visitors a unique experience. 

From cultural festivals to outdoor concerts, there’s something for everyone in Concord. The city hosts a range of events, each with its own distinctive flair. Whether you’re interested in history, music, food, or art, Concord has an event for you. 

In this article, we’ve selected the top eight events that you won’t want to miss this month. Immerse yourself in local culture or simply want to have fun with your family and friends, read on to discover the top events to attend in Concord, NH.

2023 Annual Celebration of NH Early Childhood Professionals – April 3rd

Join them on Monday, April 3, 2023, for a time to celebrate you the NH Early Childhood Professional. This live, in-person event (with an online option for a portion of the event) is open to all NH early childhood education and care providers. The event includes awards and recognition for those Early Childhood Professionals who have earned a credential(s) since spring 2019!⁣

Date/Time: Monday, April 3, 2023, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM⁣

Location: Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitute Avenue, Concord, NH 03301⁣

If you have questions about this event, please contact Child Care Aware of New Hampshire. Email at

Countdown to Eclipse Kickoff Event – April 8th

Are you wondering where you’ll be on April 8th, 2024? If you’re in New Hampshire, you’ll have the opportunity to witness a total solar eclipse along the path of totality. This rare event last occurred in 1959 and won’t happen again until 2079. As we approach the year-long countdown to this historic event, we’re partnering with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society and the NH Solar Eclipse Task Force to celebrate eclipses with an exciting event.

You’re invited to join us for this celebration, which is included with general admission. As part of the event, we’ll be featuring planetarium shows, including a special focus on the upcoming eclipse in the 2 pm showing of “Tonight’s Sky.” Tickets for all planetarium shows are just $6, so don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn and experience the wonder of eclipses.

Resilience Breakfast – April 12th

Join CCCNH for our 1st Resilience Breakfast highlighting our work supporting survivors of sexual assault. It’s a hopeful, inspiring morning that brings together community members, along with corporate partners and our special guest speaker, Mariah Larocque, who is an actor, screenwriter, activist, and survivor, and the former Miss Maine 2021.

There’s even more reason to attend the 2023 Resilience Breakfast. You’ll be part of history as we celebrate 45 years of advocacy and progress for survivors in Merrimack County.

Business Showcase – April 13th

Don’t miss out on the 32nd Annual Business Showcase, hosted by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce! As the Chamber’s biggest networking event of the year, the Business Showcase brings together 250 attendees in a lively trade show atmosphere. 

With an abundance of door prizes, tempting food samples from various hospitality sponsors, and lively event announcements from DJ Nazzy, exhibitors will have a unique opportunity to connect with potential clients and customers, as well as job-seekers. Reserve your booth today to showcase your products and services and make new business connections.

Please note that exhibitor registration is currently open exclusively for members of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. Not yet a member, but interested in exhibiting? Contact us at or (603) 224-2508 to learn more about membership and take advantage of this exciting opportunity. To register for the 2023 Business Showcase, visit

Earth Day Swap with Americorp Seniors – April 22nd

Looking for a fun way to trade your pre-loved items for something new-to-you? If you’re a senior, you won’t want to miss the 1st Annual Earth Day Swap hosted by the Americorp Senior staff at The Friends Program. Come out and enjoy a day of swapping, picking up cool treats and swag, and learning about ways to make your community a better place not just on Earth Day, but every day.

This event promises to be a fun-filled day with opportunities to connect with other seniors in your community and trade your gently used items for something fresh and new. In addition, you’ll have a chance to learn about how you can help improve the environment and make a positive impact in your community. Sign up here. 

Candy and Canvas-Teen Art Workshop – April 25th

Looking for a fun and creative activity to do with your friends during spring break? Join us for our “Candy and Canvas” paint workshop! In this 2-hour workshop, you’ll get to create a beautiful painting while enjoying some sweet treats. The theme for this workshop is Cactus and Succulents. An instructor will provide step-by-step guidance and a painting example for you to create a unique masterpiece.

Our experienced instructor will guide you step-by-step through the painting process, so no experience is necessary. We’ll provide all the materials you need, including canvas, paintbrushes, acrylic paints, and aprons. And of course, we’ll also have plenty of candy on hand to fuel your creativity.

Poet Russell Rowland, Magnificat – April 27th

Join us at Gibson’s Bookstore for an evening with New Hampshire poet Russell Rowland as he presents his latest collection of poetry, Magnificat. In this volume, Rowland celebrates the spiritual essence of the hills and lake country of New Hampshire through his unique perspective. He captures the natural abundance and healing renewal of life through his words, magnifying it in the traditional sense.

In Magnificat, Rowland draws inspiration from William Stafford’s lines, urging readers to mark the spot with a cross for anything unusual. He explores New Hampshire’s topography, habitats, and seasons, showcasing its unique beauty. Don’t miss this chance to experience the poetic vision of Russell Rowland and discover the spiritual essence of New Hampshire.

Concord | Ninja Mountain Bike Clinics – April 29th

Ninja provides camps and clinics for confident riders. The 2-day camp is ideal for a comprehensive weekend program, while “a la carte” clinics cater to specific needs or time constraints.

Therefore, start with a fundamentals clinic to review skills and correct bad habits. The Co-ed Fundamentals and Women’s Only Fundamentals are included in the 2-day camp curriculum. If you’re unsure which clinic is best for you, visit the link below to find out more.

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