KINGSTON —Looking for something fun to do before the 4th of July weekend? Come join the Kingston Volunteer Fire Association as they Celebrate Kingston’s 325th with their Beer Fest & Bonfire on Sat., June 29.

Start the summer off with a 5-kilometer run/ walk or the 5-miler. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. with a start time of 12:00 p.m. You can preregister at

An “Old Fashioned Baseball” game will start 10:00 a.m. at Chase Field. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the game. Carnival rides will commence at 12:00 p.m., as well as over ten different food vendors “on the Plains” ready to feed your festival appetite. Music starts at 2:00 p.m. with One and Done, SecondHand at 5:00 p.m. and the featured performer Whiskey6 takes the stage at 8:00 p.m.

Make sure you get your “Cow Patty” deed at the Kingston Town Hall or Fire Department. There is only a limited number left and none will be sold day of. “Buttercup”, on loan from Coombs Farm, will be the guest from 1:00-3:00 p.m. If you spend $20.00, you could win $2,000! At the very least, you’ll still receive an authentic hand-signed deed to one (1) square yard of “prime Kingston real estate”.

The Beerfest begins at 3:00 p.m. with over thirty microbreweries signed up and will feature over eighty different beers, ciders and mead. The cost is $35.00. Tickets are available online at: Must be 21 with a valid ID, no children will be allowed in the drinking area. Tickets will be $45.00 on the day of, if available, as it is expected to be a sellout.

Fireworks will light the sky at 9:15 p.m., and will be lit from the State Park, viewable from your lawn chair “on the Plains”. The often talked about, not seen in over thirty-year, Bonfire will be ignited at 9:30 p.m. True to the legend, it will be three (3) stories tall and have a car on top!

Parking will be available at the Sanborn Seminary, DJ Bakie School and the Sanborn Regional High School. Curtesy shuttles will be available. Bring a lawn chair and plan on spending the day with the Kingston Volunteer Fire Association “on the Plains” of Kingston. People will be talking about this for the next 25+ years, be part of the History and help us wish Kingston, NH a Happy 325th Birthday!



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