Downtown Nashua

Trick or treat is ON in 2021!

The City of Nashua will go forward with its annual trick-or-treating hours on Halloween night,
from 6–8 pm Sunday, Oct. 31.

Everyone is asked to abide by guidelines put forth by the City of Nashua’s Department of Public Health and Community Services, in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

If you are sick or you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should NOT participate in Halloween activities in-person and should NOT give out candy to trick-or-treaters.


Statewide trick or treat info can be found HERE.


Fall means it’s time for our local businesses, nonprofits and schools to compete in Great American Downtown’s annual Downtown Scarecrow Competition! We’ll soon have the 2021 photos up for you to vote on! Check out last year’s entries by clicking the 2020 Winners box, to the right!


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Check out our Great American Downtown roster of annual events!

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Fortin Gage shares flower power with annual Petal It Forward day

Fortin Gage Flower & Gift Shop spread blooms and good vibes on Wednesday, Oct. 20, as they participated in the annual Petal It Forward initiative. The Society of American Florist’s annual Petal It Forward day was created in 2015. This goodwill initiative has participants handing out a pair of flowers or bouquets, as a surprise [...]

Nashua Veterans Day parade to be held Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

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Saturday, Oct. 16: Oompah in the Park, Duck Derby pair up for a great Saturday!

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17th annual ArtWeek, KidsWeek Oct. 16–24

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City Arts Nashua’s 17th annual ArtWeek seeks participants

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Welcoming Week activities Sept. 12–18 invite exploration of Nashua’s rich heritage

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Holman Stadium rocks with Gate City Music Fest, with headliner Cracker

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