Vermont Winter Events.

 

 

Waterbury Winterfest
Feb. 1-7, Waterbury
This annual celebration of winter includes beer tastings, wassailing, a moonlit snowshoe, outdoor volleyball, snow football, open skate and more.

Winter as Prism or Prison
Through March 26, Brandon
People have conflicting emotions about winter. This juried exhibit presents different takes on the notion of winter as a beautiful prism of light, or a prison one can’t wait to escape.

Harry Potter Book Night
Feb. 4, Essex
Young wizards, witches and Muggles will be treated to an evening of games, activities, readings and quizzes. Scrumptious wizard food will be served.

Late Night at Bolton Valley
Fridays through April 1, Bolton
Back by popular demand: Late Night at Bolton Valley keeps the lifts running until 10 pm.

The Vermont Flurry: Snow Sculpture Festival
The Woodstock village green is transformed into a celebration of winter and the visual arts. Professional snow sculpting teams compete to create large, stunning sculptures. Event is weather-dependent.

Brattleboro Winter Carnival
Feb. 12-21, Brattleboro
Snowmobile rides, skating, skiing, sugar-on-snow, sleigh rides, pancake breakfast, chili cook off and more will be featured at this 60th annual event.

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MapleFest immerses visitors in the traditions of Vermont’s maple sugaring season. Visit local sugarhouses for tours that give insight into the time honored process of maple syrup making. Fill each day with maple themed activities: sugar-on-snow tasting, snowshoe and walking treks, specialty food and beverage sampling, dining at area restaurants and more. You’ll find that MapleFest delivers your sweetest vacation memories ever! Resort lodging specials available.
MapleFest immerses visitors in the traditions of Vermont’s maple sugaring season. Visit local sugarhouses for tours that give insight into the time honored process of maple syrup making. Fill each day with maple themed activities: sugar-on-snow tasting, snowshoe and walking treks, specialty food and beverage sampling, dining at area restaurants and more. You’ll find that MapleFest delivers your sweetest vacation memories ever! Resort lodging specials available.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:37 pm
The finest chicken wings and homebrew in the area; the Festival is all about celebrating this craft. With over 20 home brews, including beer, wine, mead and braggot, this is about bringing out the expert and novice alike. Vote for the best brew and best wings in the region. Grab a friend and make sure to head to the Shires of Vermont region to be part of this fun and eclectic event!
The finest chicken wings and homebrew in the area; the Festival is all about celebrating this craft. With over 20 home brews, including beer, wine, mead and braggot, this is about bringing out the expert and novice alike. Vote for the best brew and best wings in the region. Grab a friend and make sure to head to the Shires of Vermont region to be part of this fun and eclectic event!
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:36 pm
A community celebration of snowboarding and the sport’s history and progression, the Vermont Open snowboard and music festival offers a platform for riders of all ages to compete against past and current pros at the place where it all began. A truly open event, spectators are welcome as snowboarders vie for a piece of the $20,000 prize purse in a variety of events, including Slopestyle, Rail Jam, Banked Slalom and more.
A community celebration of snowboarding and the sport’s history and progression, the Vermont Open snowboard and music festival offers a platform for riders of all ages to compete against past and current pros at the place where it all began. A truly open event, spectators are welcome as snowboarders vie for a piece of the $20,000 prize purse in a variety of events, including Slopestyle, Rail Jam, Banked Slalom and more.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:34 pm
Fun for the whole family on and off the slopes. Free live music in the base area, s’mores, Family Camp tubing parties, and scavenger hunts are some of the options. A beer pairing dinner is a great option for parents’ night out. With the kids, don’t miss favorite events like the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, which you can watch from the base area or the Grommet Jam Finals at Carinthia.
Fun for the whole family on and off the slopes. Free live music in the base area, s’mores, Family Camp tubing parties, and scavenger hunts are some of the options. A beer pairing dinner is a great option for parents’ night out. With the kids, don’t miss favorite events like the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, which you can watch from the base area or the Grommet Jam Finals at Carinthia.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:32 pm
One of Burlington's biggest outdoor events, the Ice Bar features ice sculpture displays, local food, ice luges, live music, and Vermont artisanal beverages to taste. Sponsored by local companies, partners, brewers and distillers, the ice sculptures and bars feature craft cocktails and frosty brews. Outdoor grill, heavy hors d'oeuvres, hot soups, non-alcoholic beverages and more provided by Juniper & Bleu Northeast Seafood. Tickets are $55 and include two drink tokens. In conjunction with Burlington's Winter Weekend, a portion of the proceeds are donated to Special Olympics and the Flyin' Ryan Foundation. This is a 21+ event. Tickets are available through flynntix.org.
One of Burlington's biggest outdoor events, the Ice Bar features ice sculpture displays, local food, ice luges, live music, and Vermont artisanal beverages to taste. Sponsored by local companies, partners, brewers and distillers, the ice sculptures and bars feature craft cocktails and frosty brews. Outdoor grill, heavy hors d'oeuvres, hot soups, non-alcoholic beverages and more provided by Juniper & Bleu Northeast Seafood. Tickets are $55 and include two drink tokens. In conjunction with Burlington's Winter Weekend, a portion of the proceeds are donated to Special Olympics and the Flyin' Ryan Foundation. This is a 21+ event. Tickets are available through flynntix.org.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:31 pm
Waitsfield & Warren The Mad River Valley kicks off the holiday season with a weekend of activities for all ages and shopping specials galore. Events include an Artists Paint-In and Art Sale, the International Bazaar, a Crafts Fair, a Farmers Market, a visit from Santa Claus, oxen rides and a s’mores cookout. Area businesses offer discounts, specials and giveaways. New festivities every year!
Waitsfield & Warren The Mad River Valley kicks off the holiday season with a weekend of activities for all ages and shopping specials galore. Events include an Artists Paint-In and Art Sale, the International Bazaar, a Crafts Fair, a Farmers Market, a visit from Santa Claus, oxen rides and a s’mores cookout. Area businesses offer discounts, specials and giveaways. New festivities every year!
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:29 pm
Kick off the holiday season in one of Vermont’s most scenic villages! Visit the President Coolidge Birthplace, decorated as it would have been in 1872 when Calvin was born. Find winter exhibits at the Museum & Education Center, Aldrich House, Plymouth Cheese Factory, and 1924 Summer White House office. Enjoy sleigh rides, old-time music, children’s holiday activities, craft demonstrations, chocolate making and sampling with The Chocolatorium, lunch at the Wilder House Restaurant, and special cancellation at the historic Plymouth post office.
Kick off the holiday season in one of Vermont’s most scenic villages! Visit the President Coolidge Birthplace, decorated as it would have been in 1872 when Calvin was born. Find winter exhibits at the Museum & Education Center, Aldrich House, Plymouth Cheese Factory, and 1924 Summer White House office. Enjoy sleigh rides, old-time music, children’s holiday activities, craft demonstrations, chocolate making and sampling with The Chocolatorium, lunch at the Wilder House Restaurant, and special cancellation at the historic Plymouth post office.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:27 pm
The Festival marks the 25th anniversary of its unique celebration of cultures that reflect Vermont’s communities. Visitors will find crafts from all over the world, ethnic foods, and international music, dance and stories. Cultural and ethnic organizations provide information about their programs with exhibits and demonstrations. Children’s Day provides an opportunity for school children to have their “passport” stamped at each booth they visit.
The Festival marks the 25th anniversary of its unique celebration of cultures that reflect Vermont’s communities. Visitors will find crafts from all over the world, ethnic foods, and international music, dance and stories. Cultural and ethnic organizations provide information about their programs with exhibits and demonstrations. Children’s Day provides an opportunity for school children to have their “passport” stamped at each booth they visit.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:26 pm
The weekend features traditional cooking demonstrations in the farmhouse, horsedrawn wagon rides, farm tours, programs and hands-on food preparation and preservation activities. You’ll be welcomed to Frederick Billings’ farmhouse, where farm manager George Aiken and family lived from 1890 to 1910. Visit with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate preparing traditional Thanksgiving fare in the kitchen. History of Thanksgiving programs in the Victorian parlor, activities for all ages include “making the perfect piecrust” and peeling apples.
The weekend features traditional cooking demonstrations in the farmhouse, horsedrawn wagon rides, farm tours, programs and hands-on food preparation and preservation activities. You’ll be welcomed to Frederick Billings’ farmhouse, where farm manager George Aiken and family lived from 1890 to 1910. Visit with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate preparing traditional Thanksgiving fare in the kitchen. History of Thanksgiving programs in the Victorian parlor, activities for all ages include “making the perfect piecrust” and peeling apples.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:25 pm
The oldest continuing craft studio tour in North America; this year 24 artisans will open their studios to the public. Putney Craft Tour, Next Stage Arts Project and Sandglass Theatre have joined forces again to present this special Thanksgiving Weekend of Arts. The theaters put on special productions, and area restaurants get involved by creating lunch or dinner specials. The tour also raises funds for the Putney Food Shelf. Take photos—you could win a chance for a $50 gift certificate and a night at the Four Columns Inn! During November, the Gleanery in Putney will host a preview exhibition of the work of all 24 artists on the tour.
The oldest continuing craft studio tour in North America; this year 24 artisans will open their studios to the public. Putney Craft Tour, Next Stage Arts Project and Sandglass Theatre have joined forces again to present this special Thanksgiving Weekend of Arts. The theaters put on special productions, and area restaurants get involved by creating lunch or dinner specials. The tour also raises funds for the Putney Food Shelf. Take photos—you could win a chance for a $50 gift certificate and a night at the Four Columns Inn! During November, the Gleanery in Putney will host a preview exhibition of the work of all 24 artists on the tour.
Posted: September 29, 2017, 6:24 pm