We put a wrap on our roundup of New England winter carnivals and festivals today by presenting the carnivals and festivals in the State of Connecticut. Last, but certainly not least, Connecticut has a nice lineup of winter festivities…
January 25 to 27, 2013: Alpine Ski Jumping Winter Carnival in Salisbury, CT January 27, . . . → Read More: Connecticut Winter Festivals and Winter Carnivals
The return of colder weather has us once again thinking of celebrating winter, so we decided to pull the blanket off of the next installment in our series covering winter festivals and carnivals in New England. This time the Bay State is up for the spotlight. Following are upcoming winter carnivals and festivals in . . . → Read More: Massachusetts Winter Festivals and Winter Carnivals
If you are looking for a Winter Festival in the Ocean State all signs point to Newport and Newport County. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Newport Winter Festival, a festival that organizers bill as “New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza“.
The 10-day festival will feature over 150 events throughout the City of . . . → Read More: Newport Winter Festival – Newport, RI
Today we complete our roundup of winter carnivals and winter festivals across northern New England. Today’s installments finds us in the State of Maine. The hearty people of Maine embrace and celebrate their winters so it should come as no surprise that they host more than a few winter carnivals and festivals. Following are . . . → Read More: Maine Winter Carnivals and Winter Festivals
Continuing the series that we started on Monday covering New England’s winter carnivals and winter festivals for 2013 we move on to the Granite State. New Hampshire has many carnivals and festivals to help you celebrate and embrace the winter season:
January 19, 2013: Winter Carnival in Concord, NH January 19, 2013: Curious George . . . → Read More: New Hampshire Winter Carnivals and Winter Festivals
One of the great things about New Englanders is that we do not just tolerate winter, we actually celebrate it! It is a wonderful and vibrant season like any other season that is full of great outdoor activities as well as wonderful indoor activities. Because of that, we New Englanders celebrate the season with . . . → Read More: Vermont Winter Carnivals and Winter Festivals
Save the dates February 17 through 26, 2012 for the 24th annual Newport Winter Festival in Newport, Rhode Island. This week long festival has a little bit of everything for everyone, including:
Music – Beatlemania, a Beatles tribute band, and Another Tequila Sunrise, an Eagles Tribute band A Chili Cook- Off A Chicken Wing . . . → Read More: Newport Winter Festival 2012
It was first held in 1911 and the 2012 Dartmouth Winter Carnival at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire will be the 101st. The carnival will be held from Thursday, February 9th through Sunday, February 12th and is a much anticipated event both at the college and in the Hanover community.
The carnival will . . . → Read More: Dartmouth Winter Carnival 2012
The Stowe Winter Carnival in Stowe, Vermont will start in one week (January 18, 2012). This will be the 38th annual incarnation of this winter tradition. Billed as the “The Greatest Stowe on Earth”, the carnival runs through Saturday, January 28, 2012. Some of the events during the carnival include:
Ice carving demonstration day . . . → Read More: Stowe Winter Carnival 2012
Many New England events have a long history. We are, after all, one of the few parts of the country with a long history. Not many, however, have been around much longer than the Dartmouth Winter Carnival.
It all started back in the winter of 1910 as a “field day”. The 1910 field day . . . → Read More: Dartmouth Winter Carnival – the Mardi Gras of the North