Downtown businesses offer free cider while you shop, courtesy of Cold Hollow Cider Mill, and the Donut Dude churns out fresh cider donuts (first hundred orders free courtesy of Montpelier Alive)!
Ceremonial lighting of the State Christmas tree on the State House Lawn. A reception will be in the lobby of the State House afterwards. The tree this year will be coming from Hartland, VT.
Join Vermont College of Fine Arts on Wednesday, December 5, at 5:30 pm to sing holiday songs, enjoy hot cocoa and treats, and share in our annual tree-lighting ceremony, Illumination Night. We'll meet on the College Green first and then gather in the College Hall Gallery for refreshments. All are welcome!
Celebrate the holidays in downtown Montpelier with wagon rides through downtown offered by the Montpelier Parks Department, holiday cookie decorating with New England Culinary Institute (NECI), and a visit from Santa!
Wagon rides depart from Main Street in front of City Center from 12-4pm. First-come first-served. Holiday cookie decorating and Santa will be located inside City Center from 3-5pm.