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Holiday Festival




December 2 & 3, 2016
Killington Grand Resort Hotel


THANK YOU to everyone who came out to help make the 2016 Vermont Holiday Festival a successful event!

Best in Show Winners:

1st Place: 5 Elements Day Spa

2nd Place: Killington Summer Camps

3rd Place: Killington Sports

Honorable Mentions:

Best use of Lighting: Killington ART Garage

Best Theme: Craven Electric

Most Beautiful: Ski Country Real Estate

Join us for the 2016 Vermont Holiday Festival for holiday fun and entertainment for all ages!

A portion of the proceeds from the festival will go to the Vermont Foodbank to help make the holidays more joyful for local families in need. For more information call the Killington Pico Area Association at 802-773-4181.  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 1, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

  • Festival of Trees & Jack Frost Marketplace: 4:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Santa's Workshop: 5:00, 6:00 & 7:00 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; 5:00 p.m. Barstow Elementary; 6:00 p.m. Rutland Youth Theatre

Saturday, December 3, 2016

  • Festival of Trees & Jack Frost Marketplace: 12:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Santa's Workshop: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 p.m.
  • Sleigh Rides (leaves every 15 minutes): 12:30-2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. & 5:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Live Music: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. MOOSE CROSSING; 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Members of Sonic Malfunktion; 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Oak Totem

Admission Prices:

Friday, December 2, 2016

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 3, 2016

12:00pm – 8:00pm

  • $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!

  • 10 for $5
  • 25 for $10
  • 60 for $20


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.





Sign up online to sponsor a tree or download the Tree Sponsor Form. We have reached the room maximum!  Thank you to all of the businesses who are sponsoring trees at this year's festival!




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