New Years

All events are within a 1-hour drive from West Dover.

Events may be canceled or changed, especially with the wet rainy weather headed our way. Make sure to confirm details with organizers in advance.

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Saturday, 31 December

West Dover

5 pm: New Year’s Eve Celebration at the 1846 Tavern with special entrees, live music, and a midnight champagne toast. All seating is first come, first serve, except for hotel guests and Tavern Club Members.

6 pm: New Year’s Eve Torchlight parade and fireworks with instructors skiing and riding the Canyon trail with torches at Mount Snow, free

8 pm: New Year’s Eve at the Snow Barn with Neon Wave (21+), $25 – Sold out!

New Year’s Eve Menu at Two Tannery Road, $120

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe at the Farm Road Estate with special music and DJ, $175 (5-8 pm) & $250 (9 pm-12 am)

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe at the Hermitage Inn with fireworks at 8 pm, $95 per guest, $35 (kids) – fully booked but waitlist available


9 pm-1 am: New Year’s karaoke at the Wilmington Village Pub with a champagne toast at midnight, 21+

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Alpenglow, $120 1st 2 seatings, $175 ball drop seating

The Stack Restaurant Saturday Night Fever Disco NYE party, $150, RSVP

Stratton Mountain

6-8 pm: Family Buffetsold out

6-8:15 pm: New Year’s Eve Kids’ Night Out, $149

7-9 pm: New Year’s Eve Firework Hike to watch the fireworks on the mountain, $99, limited space

8-9 pm: New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Torchlight Parade, free

8 pm-2 am: 21+ New Year’s at Grizzly’s, $75 including tax and gratuities


Events throughout the day and evening at Last Night Brattleboro, cost varies, Outing Club events are canceled due to weather

9-10:30 am: Special Anusara Alignment Yoga offering at Inner Heat Yoga in Brattleboro

10 am-9 pm: Downhill skiing and snowboarding at the Living Memorial Park, $5

11:30 am-1 pm: Senior pizza party at the Brattleboro Senior Center, free, RSVP

2-4 pm: Children’s bowling at the Brattleboro Bowl, $10 plus tax, shoes included

4-5 pm: Alejandro’s Old Tyme Magic Show family performance, cost is a non-perishable donation to Project Feed the Thousands

5 pm or 7:30 pm: Bowling at the Brattleboro Bowl, $69 at 5 pm or $79 at 7:30 pm, reserve a lane in advance

6-7:30 pm: Family contra dance, free but donations to Last Night Brattleboro are welcome

6-9 pm: Free ice skating at Living Memorial Park, $3 for rentals

8-9:30 pm: New Year’s Eve fire pit and fireworks with s’mores at the Retreat Farm in Brattleboro

1-2:30 pm: Last night family-friendly snowshoe or woods walk with the Brattleboro Outing Club – canceled


8-11 am: Moon Scones pop-up bakery is selling scones made with local ingredients and sweetened with maple syrup until they are gone at 66 Main St in North Bennington

11:15 am-12:15 pm: Noon Year’s Eve Party at the Bennington Museum

6 pm: New Year’s Eve cello concert in North Bennington, limited seating. Free tickets can be picked up at the McCullough Library, Powers Market, and the Bennington Bookshop


9 pm-12:30 am: Adults-only NYE Celebration at the Chop House at the Equinox with DJ KRYME, food stations, and a sparkling wine or cider toast at midnight, $35

5-8 pm: Kids’ New Year’s Eve Countdown Buffet at the Chop House at the Equinox with buffet, arts and crafts, music, and a magician, adult $32, kid $20, under 5 $2

5:30-6:45 pm: New Year’s Celebration at the Inn at Manchester with the Taconic String Band and a cash bar, $30 general admission

10-11:30 pm: New Year’s Eve at the Union Underground with Vermont old time, blue grass, & honky tonk, 21+, $10


4:30 pm-12:30 am: Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Phelps Barn at the Grafton Inn with live music by the Miles Band from 8:30 pm-12:30 am and a limited menu of shared appetizers from 4:30-7:30 pm, first come, first served, free

NYE Dinner at the 1801 Tavern, Pine Room Bar & Garden, $120


8 pm-12 am: New Year’s Eve Party at the Arlington Inn & Spa with a live 4-piece jazz band, hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight, $50, tickets must be purchased in advance

Sunday, 1 January

10-11:15 am: Empowerment Vinyasa Yoga at Inner Heat Yoga in Brattleboro

10 am: First-day hike with the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum at Hogback Mountain in Marlboro

11 am: Free First-Day Hike at Lowell State Park in Londonderry