The 147th Annual National Grange Convention

NH2013Logo-Color Final Please join us for the 147th Annual Convention of the National Grange! The Northeast Region states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont invite everyone to attend the wonderful activities they have planned. Come join your Grange friends from across the nation at the Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown November 12th through the 16th as we experience “How Sweet It Is”.

Hotel Information | Registration Information | Seventh Degree
Convention Schedule | Convention Tours

Hotel Information


Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown
700 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Reserve your room directly with the hotel:
Book by phone: 1-603-206-4109
Book online:  CLICK HERE

Book by October 17th for the Convention rates.
Use group code “GRANGE” for the special room rates:

$120. + 9% tax per night for single or double occupancy
$130 + 9% tax per night for triple occupancy
$140 + 9% tax per night for quadruple occupancy

Room types: King Room or Two Double Beds

Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
Check out time: 11:00 a.m.

The Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown is located in downtown Manchester, just 6 miles from the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. The hotel is convenient to many shops and restaurants and offers a free shuttle to/from the airport.

Room Amenities: Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, room service, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker.

Hotel Amenities: On-site restaurants; fitness center; indoor pool and whirlpool tub; business center; complimentary shuttle to/from airport; parking for guests available for $8 per day self-parking.

Seventh Degree

The seventh degree conferral will be held during the 147th Annual National Grange Convention, Saturday, November 16th at 1 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Manchester New Hampshire.


Registration Information

Convention Registration

Delegates/Officers Registration

Youth Registration

 NH2013Logo-Color Final  delegates


Convention Schedule

Monday 11/11
Tuesday, 11/12
Wednesday 11/13
  • Pre-Convention meetings for Delegates
  • Legislative Luncheon $26
  • Registration Opens – Expo Center Lobby
  • Delegates Only Workshop
  • Veteran’s Day Celebration/Patriots Program
  • Host Region Welcome Dinner
  • Pre-Convention Tour for Delegates
  • Opening of the 147th Annual Session of the National Grange
  • Admission of Fourth Degree Members
  • National Master’s Address
  • Salute to Agriculture Breakfast $17
  • Business Session Opens
  • Heroes of the Grange Luncheon $24
  • Distinguished Grange Award Reception $5
  • Youth Check in and Orientation
  • Evening Session with Youth
  • Youth Get Acquainted Party
  • Youth Officers Practice
Thursday 11/14
Friday, 11/15
Saturday 11/16
  • Election of Officers
  • General Tour/Pizza Party $25
  • Youth Tour/Pizza Party $25
  • Idea Fair and Best of Show exhibits open
  • Past Delegate Luncheon $24
  • Memorial Service
  • Youth Directors Conference
  • Youth Workshop
  • Youth Costume Party/Dance
  • Youth Open Session
  • Workshops
  • Blood Drive in Idea Fair
  • Junior Tour $10
  • Installation of Officers
  • GROW Club Dinner $30
  • Evening of Excellence
  • Youth Program
  • Junior Grange Breakfast
    Adult: $17  Child: $10
  • Workshops
  • 6th & 7th Degree Conferral
  • Junior Grange Swim Party
  • Grange Celebration Banquet $35 / $37 / $17

Schedule subject to change.

Convention Tours

XL1631_1Anheuser-Busch Brewery and StableGeneral Tour & Youth Tour

Discover how your favorite beer is crafted by following it through the steps of the brewing and packaging process.  You will also learn about the extraordinary environmental initiatives and practices Anheuser-Busch has in place.  See and learn about the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales when you visit the Clydesdale Hamlet.  Their size and strength will astound you, and they will make for a great photo opportunity.

statehouse2New Hampshire State House
General Tour & Youth Tour

Located in Concord, the State House, made of Concord granite, was completed in 1819, with additions in 1866 and 1910.

It is the oldest statehouse in which the legislature still sits in its original chambers. It remains today the heart of New Hampshire State government, and it is one of the country’s more architecturally significant capitol buildings.

mcauliffe-shepard-discoveryMcAuliffe-Shepard Discovery CenterGeneral Tour & Youth Tour

The Discovery Center has an amazing collection of innovative, interactive exhibits to explore. Delve into the worlds of astronomy, aviation, Earth and space sciences and become immersed in this entertaining learning environment.  While at the Discover Center, enjoy a private pizza party for Grange tour goers only.

jessehairSEE Science Center – Junior Tour

The SEE Science Center is an interactive learning center established to promote the understanding, enjoyment and achievements of science, mathematics and technology.  Voted the Best Place to Take Your Kids in Manchester, visitors of all ages will enjoy hand-on interactive exhibits at the SEE Science Center.  Don’t forget to visit the LEGO Millyard Project where over 3 million LEGO pieces recreate a mill complex and the city of Manchester circa 1900.