The 34th Annual Colchester Winter Carnival is coming up on February 3, 4, & 5 at the Colchester High School! This year’s theme is “Around the World,” and will include a Passport Contest where you can pick up your passport at the entrance on Saturday and learn about the many cultures of the world as you enjoy the attractions and performances. Collect all of the stamps and you could win a prize. And don’t forget about the annual Colchester’s Got Talent show on Friday night! Come out and cheer on your friends and neighbors as they perform their talents on stage. Skip the lines and purchase your tickets early at the locations listed below, or get your admission bracelet at the Info Booth on the day of the event.
Admission bracelets are $7.00 each (ages two and under free) and include entry to almost every attraction and performance during the whole weekend. See below for a complete schedule of events. We can’t wait to see you there!
34th ANNUAL COLCHESTER WINTER CARNIVAL SCHEDULE
*All events at Colchester High School, unless noted
Friday, February 3, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Winter Carnival Information Booth
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM COLCHESTER’S GOT TALENT - A COMMUNITY TALENT SHOW
Saturday, February 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast (additional fee)
9:30 AM - 3:15 PM Winter Carnival Information Booth
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Passport Contest
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Laser Tag with Colchester Paintball
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Chair Massages with Krista Wilbur
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Horse Drawn Hay Rides
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Marc Hughes Caricatures
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Pirate Dan
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM The Big Blue Trunk
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Arts & Crafts Room
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Playdough Extravaganza
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Inflatable Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pony Rides
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Face Painting with Face Mania!
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Henna Tattoos
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM SNOWZILLA!!! – OUTSIDE
10:30 AM Chili Contest (additional fee)
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM PERFORMANCE: Jon Gailmor
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Food Concessions (additional fee)
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Balloon Animals with the Gratto Family Stilt Walkers
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Sugar on Snow & Maple Cotton Candy
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Fat Bike Demos with Malletts Bay Bicycle & Ski Shop
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PERFORMANCE: Studio 3 Dance Company
Sunday, February 5, 2017
12:20 PM - 2:05 PM Open Skate with CPD Officers (Leddy Park, Burlington)
Winter Carnival Bracelets: $7.00 per bracelet
Children Ages 2 & Under FREE!
Purchase Bracelets at:
* Biben’s ACE Hardware
* Burnham Memorial Library
* Colchester Parks & Recreation
* Mazza’s General Store
SNOWZILLA * THE ONLY ONE IN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA!
This inflatable toboggan slide is made for adults and children. This is a massive attraction simulating a slide down a snow-covered hill. Riders slide down on their snow pants for a fast ride to the bottom of this 35-foot tall slide. And it’s the only one in the United States! It has tremendous WOW factor!
THESE ACTIVITIES ARE AN ADDITIONAL FEE THAT IS NOT INCLUDED WITH THE BRACELET ENTRY.
Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast 8:30 -11:00 AM
The Lion’s Club of Colchester will be hosting the Pancake Breakfast. What a way to get the day off to a great start! $3.00 under six years of age, $5.00 over 6 years of age, maximum of $15 per family of 4. Location: CHS Cafeteria.
Chili Contest 10:30 AM
Think you have the best chili in town? Well then, test your chili against your neighbor, and most importantly help support Blue Star Mothers of Vermont (BSMVT) by signing up. BSMVT is a non-profit 501(c)3 Veterans Service Organization whose mission is to support and advocate for our Soldiers and Veterans while also being dedicated to honoring and assisting families of our Fallen. $15.00 to enter with all proceeds going to BSMVT. The top 3 will win a trophy & bragging rights. Stop by the Colchester Parks & Recreation Office to sign up or download a Chili Contest Entry Form from the Parks & Rec website (http://colchestervt.gov/WinterCarnival) or at http://www.bluestartmothersofvermont.org. Registration Deadline 1/28. Location: CHS, Cafeteria.