Past Events from December 17, 2023 – December 30, 2023 – Page 2 – Happy Vermont

Vermont Events

Santa Sunday at Bolton Valley Resort

Bolton Valley Resort 4302 Bolton Valley Access Road, Bolton Valley, VT, United States

Get into the spirit of the season on Bolton Valley. All skiers and riders who arrive dressed head-to-toe in official Santa attire will ski and ride free that day. This challenge is not for the faint at heart—a simple red hat won’t cut it. Neither...

Trolley Rides in Bristol

Holley Hall 1 South Street, Bristol, VT, United States

Take a holiday ride in a horse-drawn trolley in Bristol. Register by calling Bristol Rec at 802-453-5885 starting on Monday, Dec.11 from 8 a.m. to noon. Free, but donations gratefully accepted for future local recreation programs.


The 17th Annual Green Mountain Nutcracker in Barre

Barre Opera House 6 North Main Street, #4, Barre, VT, United States

The Green Mountain Nutcracker is a classic holiday story with an enchanting local twist. Set in Vermont in the 1970s, this close-to-home rendition will transport you to a familiar-made-fantastical world.

Dickens’ Christmas Carol Open Studio in Proctorsville

73 Depot 73 Depot Street, Proctorsville, VT, United States

The Cavendish Historical Society is hosting a Dickens’ Christmas Carol Open Studio at 73 Depot (the former Crows Corner Bakery). It will feature a variety of workshops, including wreath and ornament making, and hot chocolate tasting. This event is free and open to the public....


Christmas Lights at the Joseph Smith Birthplace in South Royalton

Joseph Smith Birthplace 357 LDS Lane, South Royalton, VT, United States

Need to get into the holiday spirit? Travel to a hilltop in South Royalton, where 200,000 holiday lights twinkle in the snow. The Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial showcases one of the most festive holiday displays in Vermont, with trees, bushes, and buildings illuminated in red,...

Holiday Market Pop-Up in Bradford

Orange East Senior Center 176 Waits River Road, Bradford, VT, United States

Get out for some last-minute holiday shopping at the Holiday Market Pop-Up in Bradford, featuring a variety of vendors, including Taste of Vermont, Lo's Bakehouse, Nia's Naturals, The Sheep Shop and more. Find maple products, water color prints, holiday crafts, baked goods, candles, handmade items...

Holiday Light Parade in Milton

Bombardier Park West 20 Park Place, Milton, VT, United States

The Town of Milton presents its fourth annual Holiday Light Parade. Watch the parade or participate in your own decked-out lighted vehicle. This event is open to anyone who wishes to join. If you'd like to participate in the parade, please pre-register at

Peru Church Holiday Family Concert

Peru Congregational Church Main Street, Peru, VT, United States

The Peru Church presents a Holiday Family Concert featuring Ida Mae Specker and Friends. Free. All are welcome! Donations accepted for the fuel assistance fund.


BTV Winter Market in Burlington

Burlington City Hall Park 149 Church Street, Burlington, VT, United States

Burlington's BTV Winter Market is a month-long European-style outdoor market featuring a rotating group of 20 local artists, makers, and food vendors that will capture the spirit of the season in City Hall Park. Presented by Burlington City Arts and Love Burlington.  


Artisan Holiday Market in Randolph

Chandler Center for the Arts 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, VT, United States

Throughout the holiday season, browse handmade gifts made by area crafters, makers and artists at the Chandler Center for the Arts Artisan Holiday Market. Free admission. The market is also open during all Chandler Center performances.

Fireworks at Star Lake in Mount Holly

Star Lake Belmont Road, Mount Holly, VT, United States

Celebrate the approach of the New Year with a fireworks display over Star Lake in Mount Holly's Belmont village.  

Reindeer Live in Burlington

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington, VT, United States

Get a up-close look at reindeer from Vermont Reindeer Farm during this special one-day event at ECHO, the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Learn more about reindeer and what makes them so well-suited for cold, snowy weather. Presentations times at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and...