Old-time New England activities, Junior Olympics races, and a symbolic torch burning at Brattleboro Winter Carnival February 17-25

Featured image credit: Brattleboro Winter Carnival, Brattleboro, Vermont

Throughout the nine days of its winter carnival, Brattleboro, Vermont, keeps a symbolic torch burning and hosts Junior Olympics alpine ski and skating races. Snowmobile rides, bowling, snowshoeing, an ice fishing derby, non-competitive skiing, and a hockey game round out the sports activities.

The Brattleboro Winter Festival doesn’t forget its New England heritage, though. Old-time activities like a sugar-on-snow event, pancake breakfast, cooking classes, sleigh and hay rides, and visits to animals are among the highlights of the festival from Saturday, February 17, through Sunday, February.

Also on the schedule: Family-day activities for ages 3 and older, a teen dance, country western jamboree for adults only, murder mystery dinner, and several movies.

View the complete Brattleboro Winter Carnival schedule.

Admission for many events is free; the rest range from $1 to $8 per person. For more information, visit the Brattleboro Winter Carnival’s website or email info@brattleborowintercarnival.org.

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