Ultimate Guide to Winter Festivals and Events in New England

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The winter season is upon us, and if you're looking for a fun, family-friendly event or attraction, check out our list. If you have a listing that you'd like to see included in our calendar, please email: web@necn.com.

Jan. 16-30: Stowe Winter Carnival
Stowe, VT
stowewintercarnival.com

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Jan. 22 - Feb. 21: Winter Wine Festival
Wentworth by the Sea Hotel
www.winterwinefestival.com

Jan. 29: New Hampshire Sanctioned & Jackson Invitational Snow Sculpting competition
Jackson, NH
www.jacksonnh.com/event/965/NH-Sanctioned--Jackson-Invitational-Snow-Sculptin

Feb. 1 - March 15: MSPCA's The Big Snooze
https://www.mspca.org/featured_events/the-big-snooze/

Feb. 5: Snowfest at Loon Mountain
Lincoln, NH
www.casanh.org/snowfest

Feb. 5-7: Winter Lights
Burlington, VT
www.churchstmarketplace.com/calendar/annual-events/winter-lights

Feb. 5-14: Newport Winter Carnival
Newport, NH
www.newportwintercarnival.org

Feb. 6: Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village, NH
remickmuseum.org/index.php?page=ice-harvest-and-winter-carnival

Feb. 7: MSPCA's Super Bowl Sunday Polar Bear Plunge
Dennis, Mass.
www.mspca.org/events/super-bowl-sunday-polar-bear-plunge

Feb. 11-14: Dartmouth Winter Carnival
Hanover, NH
www.dartmouth.edu/~sao/events/carnival/index.html

Feb. 12-21: Brattleboro Winter Carnival
Brattleboro, VT
www.brattleborowintercarnival.org

Feb. 14-22: New England Boat Show
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
www.newenglandboatshow.com

Feb. 15: Little Joe's 23rd Birthday Celebration

http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/celebrate-little-joe%E2%80%99s-23rd-birthday

Feb. 15-19: PreZOOdential Election Week at Franklin Park Zoo

http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/prezoodential-election-week

Feb. 15-19: Have a WILD vacation week at Stone Zoo

http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/february-school-vacation-week

Feb. 27: Leap Day Celebration at Franklin Park Zoo

http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/leap-day-celebration

Feb. 27: Ben & Jerry's Winter Festival
Waterbury,  VT

Feb. 28: 27th Annual Chocolate Festival
Mt. Washington Valley
www.mwvskitouring.org/Chocolate-Festival.html

March 1-6, 8-13: Boston Restaurant Week
www.bostonusa.com/visit/dineoutboston

March 4-6: Magic Hat 21st Annual Mardi Gras Weekend
Burlington, VT
www.magichat.net/mardigras

March 11-15: Boston Flower & Garden Show
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston
www.bostonflowershow.com 

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