FallFest: November 3-4 (Manchester, NH)


We are excited to host this year’s FallFest in Manchester, NH from Saturday, November 3rd until Sunday, November 4th at the Downtown Manchester Hotel!

Educational Programing

FallFest is a two-day event that provides educational programming for adults, teenagers (13-18 years old), youth (6–12 years old), and children (newborns–5 years old). Highlights include:

  • Providers from New England Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs) will give an important update about medical advancements
  • Unveiling of the Beyond the Diagnosis hemophilia portrait
  • NEHA's Annual Meeting
  • 2018 volunteer awards
  • A family friendly dinner and 80s dance party
  • And much more!

Premiere of Bombardier Blood

NEHA is thrilled to be the first chapter to provide a screening of Bombardier Blood. Created by Patrick James Lynch, Bombardier Blood, is a feature length documentary which chronicles Chris's successful summit of Mt. Everest. The premiere of Bombardier Blood will be on Friday, November 2nd at 7:30 PM. This event is optional and snacks/drinks will be provided. To register for the movie, please click the FallFest registration link above.

Keynote Speaker

FallFest offically begins with check-in at 7:30 AM on Saturday, November 3rd. Our keynote speaker is Chris Bombardier. Chris has severe hemophilia B and successfully summited the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. The keynote talk will be on Saturday, November 3rd at 9AM.

Tentative Agenda


Room Blocks

The room block at the DoubleTree Manchester Downtown Hotel is full. If you need a room, please call the hotel directly or contact NEHA to see if there are any cancellations at: info@newenglandhemophilia.org.

DoubleTree Manchester Downtown Hotel

700 Elm Street

Manchester, New Hampshire, 03101

Registration and Cancellation Fee

FallFest registration closes on Friday, October 26th. Registration is free for NEHA members, and only $10 a person for any non-member. If you are registered but can no longer attend, please notify us immediately. If a cancellation occurs within 72 hours of the event, you will be charged with a $30 per person fee.

Financial Assistance

We can help with travel costs to and from Manchester through our "$100 for 100 miles" program. A $100 subsidy can be offered to any 2018 NEHA member traveling more than 100 miles roundtrip. Simply pick up a form at the FallFest registration table and provide us with proof of the miles driven. A check for $100 will be mailed to you after the event.