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American Independence Festival

July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Visit Exeter and take in the sights and sounds of the 27th American Independence Festival. Featuring historic battle re-enactments, colonial demonstrations, children’s activities, cannon firings, crafts, music, food and more, the Festival is one of the largest family-friendly events in New Hampshire. Pick up free copies of Buy Local New Hampshire magazine and visit with local NH Made members, including Memories Ice Cream, Black Maple Glen, Detorno, Cucina Aurora, Little Acre Gourmet Foods, Hazard Baby, Buzz N Bee Apiary and Macle Designs.

In addition to the Festival, downtown shops and restaurants will be open to provide visitors with a dynamic experience of a town whose history rivals that of any other in New England. Enjoy The Chocolatier, Cymbidium Floral and Trends Gift Gallery and Invitation Studio. New Hampshire’s Revolutionary War Capital, Exeter played a major role in helping found our nation. The American Independence Museum is a National Landmark Property and one of New Hampshire’s crown historical jewels.


July 15, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


American Independence Museum
One Governors Lane
Exeter, NH 03833
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(603) 772-2622