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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 will...

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at the annual Santa Parade! Feel the excitement build as the parade takes off from City Hall, led by local favorites Rally, Champ, Special Olympics Penguin and athletes, Miss Vermont America and Santa Claus!...

Be on Church Street in Burlington for the annual tree lighting ceremony at the top of the Marketplace! The event begins at 5 p.m. with carols and a performance of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. At 6 p.m. sharp, 100,000 lights will bring the 30-plus...

Shelburne’s annual tree lighting and carol sing will be held on the village green. Caroling will start at approximately 5:30 p.m. along with a visit from the SD Ireland truck of lights. At 6 p.m., start counting down to the lighting of the town tree. After...

The third annual Old North End Holiday Market showcases 25 local and international vendors and artists selling jewelry, stickers, books, paintings, prints, clothes and more. With prices starting at $3, there is something for everyone! Free admission. There will also be Ethiopian & Eritrean food from...

Tuba players from around Vermont and beyond will gather to play Christmas music on Church Street between Bank and College Streets. This yearly tradition is outdoors and free. Players of tubas and tuba family instruments are invited to participate. Rehearsal starts at 10 a.m. at the...