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Holiday Festival




December 7 & 8, 2018
Killington Grand Resort Hotel


THANK YOU to everyone who came out to help make the 2017 Vermont Holiday Festival a successful event!

Best in Show Winners:

1st Place: Spa at the Woods

2nd Place: The Garlic

3rd Place: Inn at Long Trail

Honorable Mentions:

Best Overall: Killington ART Garage

Most Creative: Sushi Yoshi

Most Beautiful: Inn at Long Trail

Most Patriotic: Craven Electric

Best Kid's Tree: Killington Elementary School

Best Marketing Tree: Goodro Lumber


All of the food donations from the festival will go to the Community Cupboard to help make the holidays more joyful for local families in need. For more information call the Killington Pico Area Association at 802-422-5722.  The Vermont Chamber of Commerce named the Vermont Holiday Festival a Top Ten Winter Event in 2010 & a favorite Pick for Kids in 2011.


Event Schedule:

Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • KPAA Holiday Sponsor Party & Mixer: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Catered by Preston's

Friday, December 7, 2018

  • Festival of Trees & Jack Frost Marketplace: 4:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Santa's Workshop: 4:30, 5:30 & 6:30 p.m.
  • Sleigh Rides (leaves every 15 minutes): 5:00-6:15 p.m. & 6:45-8:00 p.m.
  • Live Music: 4:15 p.m. Killington Pre-K; 4:30 p.m. Killington Elementary; 5:30 p.m. Barstow Elementary; 6:30 p.m. Lothrop Elementary


Saturday, December 8, 2018

  • Festival of Trees & Jack Frost Marketplace: 1:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Santa's Workshop: 1:30, 2:30, 2:30, 4:30, 5:30
  • Sleigh Rides (leaves every 15 minutes): 1:30-3:30 p.m. &  4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Admission Prices:

Friday, December 7, 2018

4:00pm – 8:00pm

  • FREE ADMISSION w/non perishable food item.
  • $10 per adult without a donation
  • $5 ages 12+ without a donation
  • Children 11 & under FREE
  • Santa's Workshop: $10 per child (registration is available at the festival)


Saturday, December 8, 2018

1:00pm – 7:00pm

  • $10 per adult
  • $5 ages 12+
  • Children 11 & under FREE
  • Donation items still encouraged
  • Santa's Workshop: $10 per child (registration is available at the festival)


Raffle Tickets:

Raffle tickets are sold for the duration of the festival.  Use these tickets to vote on your favorite tree and for a chance to win that same tree at the end of the festival!

  • 25 for $10
  • 50 for $15
  • 100 for $25


Santa's Workshop:

Children are invited to attend Santa’s Workshop, which will be hosted multiple times each day of the festival.

  • Each workshop is one-hour long and includes a handcrafted toy, a Christmas story reading and a visit from Santa and his elves.
  • Admission to Santa's Workshop is an additional cost of $10 per child.
  • Please register your child at the festival.





Thank you to all of the businesses who sponsored trees at this year's festival!




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