Winterfest 2016

Schedule of Events:
– Saturday, January 16th

Specific Details of the day’s events will soon be posted.

Special Olympics Vermont Penguin Plunge
Lake Paran Boat Launch in North Bennington, VT is where to go to register your team.

Ice Sculpture Contest at the North Bennington Train Depot

The 2016 Bennington Winterfest Committee invites any interested business, club or organization to join in this year’s amateur Ice Sculpture Competition held during the Winter Festival, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at the North Bennington Train Station.   Artistic skill not required.    The competition is open to carvers of all levels with an emphasis on creativity and enthusiasm.  Prizes awarded in several categories.    So consider getting a team together, enjoying some friendly competition in the beautiful Vermont winter air, and being a part of the fun!  Interested parties can check out photos from past seasons on the Bennington Winterfest Facebook page, and can get more information along with rules and an application by going to and clicking on the Events tab.


Ice Carving Application

Ice Carving Rules


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