$5 Admission Available Online through Dec. 12

$10 at the door, Children 10-and-under are FREE!
$20 Multi-Day Tickets are avaialble.

Free Activities: Visit Santa and his friends in his workshop, Kids craft activity center, Story time, snow zone with sledding, touch the Mountain Machines, Live Music with Ct’s top bands, local school choirs, ugly sweater contest!

Tickets available: Rides & Games, Food, Face Painting and Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides!

Princess Tea Party & Build a tool box  – December 27th 1:00 PM    Registration is required.

Food Trucks, Holiday & Craft Vendors, Ice Bar and Enter the Free raffles!

Activities Scheduled Every Day at the Festival

  • Visit Santa in his workshop Dec. 13 – 15 & 20 – 22.
  • Kid’s Craft Station
  • Touch the Mountain Machines – Get up close to the machines that run the mountain! Snow groomers, snowmobiles, excavator, bob cats and more.
  • Snow Zone – Sledding, help build a giant snowman, skiing and snowboarding demonstrations.
  • Ice Bar – Featuring Jägermeister’s special cocktail menu plus, your favorite hot Lyman Orchard’s cider. Mixology Event – Dec. 27th 6 – 8 pm
  • Food Trucks – Different food trucks on-site during the festival. Check the schedule below.
  • Midway – Midway games and rides!
  • Powder Ridge Park will be open for skiing and snowboarding during the festival. Purchase a lift pass and entrance to the festival is free. Snow tubing is opening on Dec. 26th pre-purchase your pass and time slot now! Purchase Here

Main Stage Entertainment & Live Music

Mountainside Holiday Market & Winter Market

The Mountainside Holiday Market will be bursting with unique, locally made gifts, art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, clothing and specialty food items. The Holiday Market takes place the first two weekends of the New England Winter Festival, Dec. 13 – 15 and Dec. 20 – 22.

It’s time to shop for yourself at the Winter Market! Vendors will be at the New England Winter Festival daily between Dec. 26 and Dec. 29.

Festival Sponsors

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Jägermeister brings special winter cocktails to the Ice Bar at the New England Winter Festival.