GoNorth Snofest A Celebration of the North Country, our snowmobiling culture, and human powered winter fun

March 6th & 7th, 9am-4pm both days - FREE Admission

How Chili are You? Cook-off

Saturday, 11am - 1pm with People's Choice winner pulled at 1pm. Enter to win your bragging rights!

To enter: sign up by calling (603) 237-8939 today. You will need to bring enough for about 100 individual 3 ounce samples to be judged. You are responsible for heating and serving your entry; outlets are available.

To be a judge, simply show up and taste some great chili recipes! Because who doesn't love a warming chili on a crisp winter day?

We have also been planning a new addition this year, called "Spirits of the North Country". Can you guess what we have up our sleeve?

Ice Skating

Never skated before? Don't worry, it's the perfect opportunity to try it! We'll have outdoor ice skating as long as the weather cooperates. There will also be skates for use, free of charge, on Saturday.

Skates are donated on Saturday by the Colebrook Recreation Center in downtown Colebrook, NH. The Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital is assisting the Rec Center with transport and storage by donating their van as well.

Did you know? The Snofest used to be called the Snodeo. In 2019, the North Country Chamber of Commerce began partnering with local snowmobile clubs to host the event.

Helicopter Rides

Hop on a helicopter and take a spin high above the event - you'll be able to see the true size and layout of the North Country and maybe even plot out your next outdoor adventure.

Helicopter rides provided for a charge.

While some activities do have individual costs associated, admission to the GoNorth Snofest is free.


Snowshoes are available right at the Coleman Lodges. You'll have freedom to explore the well trodden and some lesser traveled trails in the area. Guided tours may also be offered. Get outdoors and enjoy the peace of fresh snowfall!

Did you know? Even when they are not hosting the Snofest, Coleman Lodges are open to visit or stay at.

Tubing Hill

Tubes have been donated by Jeffers Sand & Gravel so that the kids (and the kid in each of us!) will have something to do while mom and dad are testing new snowmobiles or out for a peaceful snowshoe.

It's a great way to burn off some energy too - or work up your appetite pre-chili tasting!

The GoNorth Snofest spans three locations, but it's easy. Just follow the signs or ask our bus drivers to find out what is at each area of the event.

Motorized Fun

Activities this year will include a Groomer Rodeo (try before you buy), drag races brought to Snofest by Rock The Hills Racing, Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Display & Show, and $10 demos for the NEW toys provided by Arctic Cat, Ski-Doo, and Polaris! More details are on the GoNorth Snofest site.


3 Locations: Coleman State Park, Coleman Lodges, and the SDR Club House, all right on Diamond Pond Road in Stewartstown, NH.

There will be buses running between the event areas, so you won't have to worry about where to park. Just follow the signs and we'll take it from there.

Admission is FREE for the event. However, some activities such as demo rides have individual costs ($10 to demo).

The event is hosted by: The North Country Chamber of Commerce, Canaan Border Riders, Colebrook Ski-Bees, Pittsburg Ridge Runners & Swift Diamond Riders.


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