Winterfest 2014

PosterSchedule of Events:
– Saturday, February 1st

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Penguin Plunge
8:30am Registration for plungers at Lake Paran Boat
Launch 9:30 am Hot Cocoa and maps distributed by Bennington Chamber and 11am Penguin Plunge to register

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

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.

After Plunge Party
11:30am-2:30pm at Vermont Arts Exchange
Live Music, Chili Tasting by the Norshaft Lions- sample over 12 different kinds Cash Bar Wine and Beer by Kevin’s,  Massage, Raffles and more.

After Dark Dance Party
6pm – 11pm American Legion in Bennington, Live band, DJ and Karaoke

Other Festival Events:

Pet Winter Fashion Show at Whitman’s Feed Store 3:30 pm
Wagon Rides all day throughout the village
Children’s Story and Activity 10am at the McCullough Library
Norshaft Park - Sleds available

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]