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Winter events and festivals in Vermont

There are oodles of things to do in Vermont in winter, but these Vermont winter events and festivals are ideal for embracing the cold, snow, and ice.

Grafton Ice Bar January 6 – 7, 2023 (sold out)

The annual Grafton Ice Bar at the Grafton Inn celebrates local spirits and food, not to mention long winter nights.

Cabot Village 12th Night Celebration January 6 – 7, 2023

This fun event includes live music, storytelling, ice skating, hot cocoa, bonfires, and a sunset paper lantern parade.

Photo credit: Cabot Arts

Vermont Burlesque Festival January 18 – 22, 2023

Get ready to heat up those cold winter nights with a multi-day, multi-city festival like no other.

Photo credit Vermont Burlesque Festival

Winter Rendezvous in Stowe January 18 – 22, 2023

The 40th annual Winter Rendezvous in Stowe is described as “five days of wintery bliss”.

Photo credit: Winter Rendezvous

Lunar New Year Festival in Brattleboro January 22, 2023

This annual celebration features activities for all ages, including paper lantern-making, Chinese songs and Korean rope tug. 

Waterbury Winterfest January 27 – February 5, 2023

Waterbury Winterfest is an epic collection of special events spread over 10 days.

Photo credit: Waterbury Winterfest

Great Ice! in North Hero February 17 – 19, 2023

Every winter Great Ice! turns North Hero’s frozen city bay into a winter playground for all ages.

Photo credit: Great Ice!

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