April Staycation Ideas for 2016!

April vacation week will be here before we know it!  The Queen City has no shortage of fun, family-friendly events to get you and your kiddos out of the house, without traveling far from home! If your company is hosting an April vacation week event, please email us at tvazquez@intownmanchester.com and we will add it to our list!

The Story Book Bash | Palace Theatre | All Week Long

It’s time for Happily Ever After, the end of the year dance party at the Storybook School! Students beware- someone is out to rewrite the story! Don’t miss out on the bash of the year with the kids of your favorite fairy tale characters. To find more information or enroll your child in this week long camp, visit the Palace Theatre’s website here!

Manchester Public Library | 405 Pine Street| All Week Long

The Manchester Public Library is hosting programs throughout vacation week! Call ahead to pre-register and confirm times at 603-624-6550 x 328. Visit our calendar for more details on each event!


 10a | Toddler Story Time


10a | Preschool Storytime

12p | Teddy Bear Picnic

5:30p | Family Game Night


10a | Preschool Dance Party

3p | ‘Much Ado’ Messy Art Afternoon


10a | Messy Art Storytime

1p | Lego Club

4p | Read to Cody


3:30p | Teen Hangout

4p | Read to Hazel

Currier Museum of Art | 150 Ash Street | Monday and Wed.-Sat.


UNH Manchester, in partnership with the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, is sponsoring a series of events this spring to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Key among the activities is an exhibition of an original First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1623. Visit their website for a detailed listing of all events at the Currier Museum and UNH Manchester

Baseball Camp | Delta Dental Stadium| All Week Long

Your kids can learn from the best at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium at the Fisher Cats Baseball Camps presented by Dartmouth-Hitchcock, offered for children ages six to 15. For more information, visit their website!

2016 Fish Festival | Amoskeag Fishways | Thursday

Meet with Amoskeag in the upper parking lot at 10 am to create fish hats, noise makers and banners.  Once bedecked, parade down to the center accompanied by live music, local dignitaries, and Fishways partners.  Fish enthusiast and retiring President of NH Audubon, Mike Bartlett, will be the grand marshal and deliver the first fish to stock the ladder.  Fish games, surprises and activities will continue throughout the day.  Don’t miss this classic Fishways event! Call 603-626-3474 for more information.

Other Fun Ideas!

There are plenty more places for you to discover with your children in downtown! Check out these websites for hours and pricing.

Checkmate Martial Arts | 250 Commercial Street

The Currier Museum of Art | 150 Ash Street

The Millyard Museum | 200 Bedford Street

The SEE Science Center | 200 Bedford Street

The Training Station | 200 Elm Street

Vertical Dreams | 250 Commercial Street

We try our hardest to ensure the accuracy of these events, but please be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and cost!


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