The live animal exhibit trail and all hiking trails are OPEN every day! Squam Lake Cruises run daily.

2024 Family Picnic

2024 Family Picnic - A Fundraiser for the Science Center
Saturday, July 20, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Join us for this family-friendly event!

The Family Picnic features food trucks, live animal programs, ice cream, lawn games, live music by the Audrey Drake Trio, and more in a fun, casual atmosphere for all ages. All food and drinks are included in the ticket price and include food from Cheese Louise, The Barn Food Truck, Pours & Petals, Tin Can Co., and SubZero Nitrogen Ice Cream. Open bar includes local beer, wine, signature cocktail, and non-alcoholic butterfly nectar for the kids.

Bring your friends and entire family to this fun event. Limited tickets are available.

Tickets: $75/ ages 21+; $30/ ages 12-20; $15/ages 6-11; Free for 5 and under.

Purchase your Family Picnic tickets

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Schedule of Events
  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. - Food from Cheese Louise, The Barn Food Truck, Petals & Pours; Tin Can Co.
  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. - Drinks at the Buzz Bar: Daly-osaurus (lemonade, iced tea, vodka); Butterfly Nectar (non-alcoholic lemonade); Beer; Wine; Seltzer; Water
  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. - Live music from the Audrey Drake Trio
  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. - Lawn Games adjacent to the tent
  • 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Dinosaur Tattoos in the Breezeway and on the lawn
  • 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Dino Poop Craft at the Trailhead Portico
  • 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Blue Heron School Sponsored Kids Corner Crafts and Tea on the lawn
  • 5:20 p.m. - Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream presentation at the Trailhead
  • 5:30 p.m. - AMERICAN KESTREL live animal program on the Bluestone Terrace
  • 6:20 p.m. - Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream presentation at the Trailhead
  • 6:30 p.m. - WOOD TURTLE live animal program on the Bluestone Terrace
  • 7:20 p.m. - Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream presentation at the Trailhead
  • 7:30 p.m. - SCREECH OWL live animal program on the Bluestone Terrace

Bring the whole family for a fun evening out while you support Squam Lakes Natural Science Center!

Your ticket purchase helps support the care and feeding of our live animal ambassadors and environmental education programs.


Sponsor the Event

Reach local and visiting families and supporters by sponsoring the Family Picnic. This popular event is expected to sell out. Learn more by contacting Rachel Saliba at 603-968-7194 x 126 or email or use the button below.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center greatly appreciates support from:

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