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New Hampshire Walldogs Festival Hangout

June 17, 2019 - June 24, 2019

Escapees New Hampshire Walldogs Festival Hangout

Cheshire Fair Campground • Swanzey, NH • June 17-24, 2019

Join us for our inaugural Escapees Hangout, as we enjoy the Keene Walldogs Festival and a full week of activities and social events in the natural beauty of southern New Hampshire. (here’s how to register)

Who are the Walldogs?

The Walldogs are a group of highly skilled sign painters and mural artists from all over the globe. Once a year, hundreds of Walldogs gather for three to four days in one lucky town or city to paint multiple beautiful and intricately detailed murals that spring to life with images of local places, people, and products that have historic significance to each town. So far, the Walldogs have created 564 murals in 27 towns.

This year’s Walldogs Festival in Keene, New Hampshire will see more than 200 volunteer artists create 15 murals during the four-day event on June 20-23. In addition to learning about and enjoying the process of watching the murals come to life, the festival plans include live music and street fair activities in downtown Keene.

Hangout location and activities

Our Hangout campsite will be at the Cheshire Fair Campground, about an eight-minute drive from Keene. In addition to enjoying the Walldogs Festival, we plan to have a full schedule of activities during the Hangout, such as hiking at 3,165’ high Mount Monadnock (one of the most frequently climbed mountains in the world and featured in the writings of Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson); exploring the area’s creameries, breweries, marketplaces and famous covered bridges; a hike to one of the area’s natural swimming holes and a dip in the cool water; learning about the area’s storied history; and mountain biking on a nearby scenic rail trail. We’ll also enjoy plenty of time together in camp with campfires and shared meals.

Locals know that mid-June is the ideal time to visit southern New Hampshire. With mild days and cool nights, the weather is perfect and the sights are not yet crowded. Come join your Escapees friends (and make some new ones) during a memorable week in New England!

Registration includes:

  • 7 nights in RV site with electric + water (dump station in campground)
  • Welcome campfire
  • Historical Society of Cheshire County talk & walking tour
  • Walldogs mural crawl
  • Walldogs Festival
  • Local sightseeing
  • Social activities
  • Hangout hosts

Optional activities (additional fees will apply): bike rental

Hangout price

You must be an Escapees RV Club member to attend this event. If you are not currently a member, you will be able to add a new membership during the registration process.

How to register

There are two ways to register and pay: by phone or online.

  • To register by phone, call Escapees Member Services at (936) 327-8873‬ and ask for “Hangouts Registration”.
  • To register online, click the button below and follow the instructions on your screen.

After you register

Watch for an email from webmaster@escapees.com for a confirmation of your registration. If you don’t receive it, call (936) 327-8873‬ and ask for Hangouts Registration to be sure that your registration was processed correctly. 

Important: as soon as you register, please join the Escapees New Hampshire Hangout group on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/NHhangout/). We will use this group to communicate with Hangout attendees before and during the event. You may also receive one or more emails before the Hangout with more information as needed.


If you cancel on or before June 6, 2019, your registration fee will be refunded minus a $50 cancellation fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after June 6, 2019.

By attending this event, you are agreeing to the following: As an attendee, you assume all risk and danger relating to your personal property, RV and attendance at the Hangout, whether occurring prior to, during or after the event. In the event of loss or theft, no claim will be made upon Escapees, its volunteers, employees or agents. Volunteers may be directing and assisting you in your parking areas. However, it is the driver of the vehicle who is ultimately responsible for avoiding obstacles or dangerous situations, and is solely responsible for any damage to one’s property or the property of others. As an attendee at this event, you are granting your permission to be filmed, videotaped, audiotaped, or photographed, and granting to Escapees RV Club the full use of any such recordings or images without compensation.


June 17, 2019
June 24, 2019
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Escapees Hangouts (Hosts: Cheryl & David Goldstein)


Cheshire Fair Campround at Safford Park
247 Monadnock Hwy
Swanzey, NH 03446 United States
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Escapees Lobby Hours Escapees lobby will be open 8:am-5:pm Monday-Friday beginning 10/4; however, Mail Service sign-ups are by appointment only at 936-327-8873. Masks are required. If you need assistance with your Escapees RV Club membership, please call us at 936-327-8873 or email us at clubbusiness@escapees.com.