There is no better place to be a kid than at Hampton Beach!
That’s especially true during one week from August 13th to 17th when the Hampton Beach Children’s Festival returns to delight the young and young at heart again. Magic shows, puppets, storytellers, contests and much more are just a prelude to the main event, a huge costume parade down Ocean Boulevard, to the Seashell Stage where everyone gets a prize!
But please don’t wait for that special week in August, because there’s something for the whole family going on at Hampton Beach every day of the week during the sizzling summer season. That’s because Hampton Beach has great things for kids and a whole lot more!
Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 17, 2018
The Annual Hampton Beach Children’s Festival is the family fun event of the summer, kicking off on Monday, August 14th with a magic show by BJ Hickman on the famous Hampton Beach Seashell Stage at 10 a.m., and building up to a Giant Costume Parade that marches almost the length of Hampton Beach on Friday, August 18th. Every child gets a prize just for being a part of it!
Download the 2017 Schedule!
(2018 schedule not finalized yet)
Each day will be a blockbuster, filled with non-stop activity and entertainment, including mini-golf, a Ronald McDonald show, free ice cream, dancing, story tellers, balloons, and more. There’s even a kids’ bumper sticker contest.
All Children’s Festival activities are free and open to the public. For more information call the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce office at (603) 926-8717.
Friday August 17, 2018
A Giant Costume Parade when every child wins a prize.
Nestled on the sandy shore, the 12,000 square-foot Hampton Beach Playground is a place where imaginations as well as bare feet can run wild on slides, climbers, spinners, swings, and more. Our focus is on family, so sit and relax as you take in the magnificent ocean view while your little ones are having endless fun in the sun. With only one entrance to our gated play area you can feel secure in your choice of the Hampton Beach Playground, always free for you and your family!