Food Trucks, Raffles, and Animals at Discover WILD New Hampshire Outdoor Festival
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It's back, and as always, it's free! Plus, put your hands together for food trucks and s'mores to keep your appetite fueled, because there is so much going on at this year's Discover WILD New Hampshire Day.
First of all, get this date on your calendar. "Discover WILD New Hampshire Day" is set for Saturday, April 16, on the grounds of the Fish and Game Department.
Now, get your children excited! What an absolutely incredible way to introduce your kids to the outdoor wonderment that is New Hampshire. Or maybe this is already an annual must-do event for you, because Discover WILD New Hampshire Day is truly a fun way to explore New Hampshire wildlife and resources.
Live animal presentations are back of course, including trained falcons, retrieving dogs, and Conservation Officer K-9 teams, just to name a few, along with huge fish tanks and raffles filled with outdoor gear and tons of other prizes.
You can also browse more than 60 outdoor and conservation organizations from all over New Hampshire. Many will have interactive exhibits and demonstrations, archery, casting, and arts and crafts where your kids can get creative with hands-on activities, and the list goes on and on.
"Discover WILD New Hampshire Day" is celebrating 33 years of connecting us all to the Granite State. It originally started as an observance of Earth Day to celebrate New Hampshire's wealth of natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities.
The Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire plays a huge role in this event as well. According to its website, it helps fund the critical, educational, conservation, wildlife, and law enforcement programs of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.
It's Saturday, April 15, from 10 to 3 on the grounds of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord.