2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 32 – Celebrate theHolidaySeasoninVermont! November n Chester Overture to Christmas November-December – The Town of Chester, decorated for the season, presents a series of events to welcome the holidays. 802-380-6940 n Church Street Marketplace Santa Parade & Holiday Tree Lighting Burlington – November 22, Black Friday shopping, Santa Claus Parade and the Annual Holiday Lighting and Showwith 250,000 lights on Church Street. churchstmarketplace.com/calendar/annual-events n Cra Vermont at the DoubleTree Burlington November 22-24 – Annual art and craft show the week before Thanksgiving. Showcasing Vermont only artists and craftspeople offering one-of-a-kind and limited- edition pieces. vermonthandcrafters.com n A Traditional Christmas in Stowe November 30-December 2 – Tree lightings, lantern parade, wagon rides, Santa and reindeer visits and carolers. Wreath making, ice skating and more. gostowe.com/event/traditional-christmas-in-stowe/ December n Cool Yule Bristol, December – Holiday celebrations, including The ChocolateWalk and Lumen Celebration of Fire & Light , bazaars, concerts, activities and shopping. discoverbristolvt.com/cool-yule n VeryMerryMiddlebury Middlebury, December – A festive and fun-filledmonth of holiday events. experiencemiddlebury.com/play/community-events/very-merry-middlebury/ n Holiday Stroll Vergennes, December 1 – A full day of holiday festivities throughout Vergennes. vergennesdowntown.org/events n Inndulgence Tour Okemo Valley (Ludlow area), December 1-2 – More than 10 Inns in Okemo Valley offer a two-day open house with tours, festive drinks, holiday decorations and indulgent treats. 802-226-7744, goldenstageinn.com n Christmas inWeston Town-wideWeston and Vermont Country Store, December 7 – Tour galleries, museums, and inns by foot or horse-drawn wagon. Visit Santa; ornament making, concluding with the tree lighting and caroling on the Green. Westo n-vermont.com n WinterWassailWeekend Woodstock and Billings Farm&Museum, December 6-8 – 19th century decorations, wagon/sleigh rides and more. Weekend highlight – theWassail Horse Parade, with horses and riders dressed for the holidays. www.woodstockvt.com/events/wassail-weekend Here are just a few events happening around the state in 2019: Groups love visiting Vermont to celebrate the Holiday Season. Picture snowy mountains, horse-drawn sleigh rides, warming up by the fire with hot cider and holiday focused events.