Vermont November 12, 2018
The One Vermont Town That Transforms Into A Christmas Wonderland Each Year
You haven’t truly experienced an old-fashioned Christmas until you visit Vermont. The quiet charm of the small towns comes even more alive during the winter. A Woodstock Christmas is unlike any other. Full of enchantment and spirited traditions, this small town transforms into a festive wonderland every December.
From December 7 - 9, 2018, the Annual Wassail Weekend will turn the delightful town of Woodstock into a Christmas wonderland. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the holidays during this three-day celebration.
Twinkling lights, lumieres, and greenery spruce up the town for the long weekend full of celebration. Concerts, storytelling, an artisan market, and bucket loads of other activities keep the whole family entertained.
One of the highlights of the weekend, is the annual holiday parade. Enjoy the beautiful horses and bright costumes from a front row seat on the village green.
Of course Santa with his silver bells also makes an appearance during the parade.
Get in the spirit with plenty of tunes belted out by local musicians.
The whole town puts on their most Christmassy apparel and participates in Wassail weekend.
Stores and homes are decked out in their finest for the occasion. Nearby BIllings Farm Museum is decorated in full 19th century finery and welcomes visitors to stop by.
A huge bonfire keeps the center of town glowing with warmth.
Visit the outdoor cafe on the village green for seasonal favorites such as Wassail, chili, and mac and cheese. Indoors you can browse the craft fair, attend the silent auction, or take the kids to make crafts.
Join the town in singing traditional carols and songs. There are also plenty of concerts going on around town.
A Woodstock Christmas captures the essence of the holiday season. Make your plans now to visit this quintessential New England town.
Wassail Weekend will take place from December 7 -9, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. daily. View the full schedule of events
Have you ever experienced a Woodstock Christmas? While you’re in town, you’ll want to pay a visit to
Vermont’s oldest family-run general store.