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Manchester and the Mountains Merriment


November 29th, 2014 – January 1st, 2015

A Top Ten Winter Event for the second year in a row!











Inn Tour Tickets May be Purchased Here
Wine Tasting Tickets May be Purchased Here

Merriment Lodging Special at The Barrows House!

Calendar of Events

Saturday, November 29th, Manchester Park & Rec Center. Inside tree lighting with an appearance by Santa! Festivities begin at 2PM. Free and open to the public. Join us on the Green in downtown Manchester at 5PM for the Tree Lighting in conjunction with Manchester Designer Outlet’s lighting at The Marble Mill (next to the Green).

Inn Tours: Saturday, December 6th and Saturday, December 13th. Noon-4:ooPM. Always a favorite holiday event! Visit holiday themed lodgings and enjoy the hospitality. 

Participating lodgings:

Arlington Inn
Arlington West Mountain Inn
The Barrows House
The Dorset Inn
The Equinox Resort and Spa
Hill Farm Inn
The Inn at Manchester
The Inn at Ormsby Hill
Inn at West View Farm
Ira Allen House
Marble West Inn
Olympia Lodge
The Reluctant Panther
Squire House Bed & Breakfast
West Mountain Inn
The Wilburton Inn

Tickets $15/per person and may be purchased online or at Manchester & the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce or at participating lodgings.

Wine Tastings,
November 29th, at The Barrows House, 3-5PM, December 6th at The Perfect Wife, 3-5PM and December 13th at Gringo Jack’s, 3-5PM. Tickets are $10/person and may be purchased online, at the participating restaurant on the day of the event, or at The Manchester Chamber office.

Horsedrawn Wagon Rides, December 6th and 13th. Morning and afternoon times available by calling the ManchesterChamber at 802-362-6313. Reservations required.

Lighted Tractor Parade, downtown Manchester, Saturday, December 6th, 5PM. Please plan on being on or near The Roundabout at approximately 5PM for the best viewing!

The Elf Express,
December 20th and 21st. Tickets available online or at Manchester & the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce

Children’s Concert,
Sunday, December 28th, 4-6PM. Family Holiday Concert at the Wilburton Inn with co-innkeeper Melissa Levis, who entertained 10,000 kids a year in New York City with her band, Moey’s Music Party! Join the interactive family singalong. Instruments provided for all guests. Cookies, tea, and children’s drinks & cash bar.  $15 pp. Children under 2 free. Please call 802-362-2500 to RSVP.


A portion of the Manchester Merriment proceeds benefits seven area food cupboards. In 2013, The Manchester Chamber donated over $3,500 to area non-profits.

 Our Merry Maker Sponsors
Backroads Discovery
Bild, North America
Equinox Terrace
The Inn at Manchester
W.H. Shaw Insurance Co.
Ye Olde Tavern