Winterfest 2015

Schedule of Events:
– Saturday, January 31st

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Special Olympics Vermont Penguin Plunge
8:30-10:30am Plunger check-in and registration. 10:30am Zumba warm up. 11am Penguin Plunge to register

Ice Sculpture Contest at the North Bennington Train Depot

The Winterfest Committee is inviting  interested businesses, clubs, and organizations to participate in the Ice Competition held at the North Bennington Train Station.  Interested parties can click here to download the Competition Rules and Application. For additional information, please contact the Ice Sculpture Committee at [email protected].

Ice Carving Application

Ice Carving Rules

Watch the carving transform during the day, awards at 3:00pm cast your vote for Peoples Choice. Fire Pit . Chili .  Sugar on Snow and Build Your Own Hot Chocolate Bar – proceeds benefiting Bennington Dollars for Scholars Organization

Girl Scout Troop 30648 at the Train Depot for games and activities

Indoor Winter Carnival at North Bennington Graded School

12pm-4pm Sponsored by the PTG: many booths to include Bouncy House, Face Painting, Carnival Games, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Sno Cones, Hot Dogs, Bake Sale and more.

Northshaft Lions Park
Relay for Life of Bennington Country will be having LASER TAG!  Tickets are $5 per person per game and can be bought the day of or in advance at The Gamer’s Grotto and other locations.  Food will also be available for sale.  The fun starts at 11:30 and goes until 3:30.  Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life on June 20-21, 2015.
Norshaft Lions Park – Sleds available

 St John’s Church
Mount Anthony Music Parents Association (MAMPA) presents Blizzard Bingo!
 Come try your luck to win fabulous prizes.  Doors open at 12:30, we will start playing at 1 and the fun will end around 3/3:30.  Plan to stay for all the games or just stop in for a few – full admission packs and single game sheets will be sold.  Snacks and drinks will be available.  Proceeds benefit the fund for new MAUHS band uniforms.

After Plunge Party
11:30am-2:30pm at Vermont Arts Exchange
Live Music, Chili Tasting by the Norshaft Lions- sample over 20 different kinds Cash Bar Wine and Beer by Kevin’s,  Massage, Raffles, Vendors and more.

Other Festival Events:

Pet Winter Fashion Show at Whitman’s Feed Store 3:30 pm
Wagon Rides all day throughout the village – Weather permitting.
Children’s Story and Activity 10am at the McCullough Library

Contact or 802-447-3311 for further details and a complete listing of activities and lodgings in Bennington, Vermont.


Join the Fun.. become a Sponsor or Volunteer!
please contact the chamber at 802-447-3311, or email [email protected]