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Holiday Magic Activity & Entertainment Schedule

Celebrate the Holidays with us at Smugglers'!

Special activities include:

Wednesday, December 21st
Light Up The Night, Winter Solstice Celebration

Join us in the greeting area from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm to kick off the festivities with a bonfire, Jammin' Sam, s'mores, hot cocoa, and glow sticks for the kids! Afterwards, enjoy the Jeh Kulu Drum Theater and a performance by Cirque De Fuego on the Village Green. Fireworks end the celebration and bring the winter in with a bang!

Saturday, December 24th
Christmas Eve

10:30 am - 11:30 am — Candy Cane Scramble Journey around the Village in search of our candy cane clues. All ages. Meet at the Nordic Center.

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm — Vermont Reindeer Visit at the basketball courts.

6:30 pm — Santa's Arrival & Fireworks Join Jammin' Sam at the Gazebo for rounds of holiday carols and watch for the arrival of that kindly old gentleman from the North. Enjoy a spectacular visual as we light up lower Morse Mountain with a grand Fireworks display. Best viewing is at the Gazebo. Immediately following the fireworks Santa will be joining us for a few carols, cookies, and smiles in the lower level of the Meeting House.

8:00 pm — Non-denominational Christmas Eve Service Share in fellowship with friends and family, sing carols and enjoy the warm glow of the candlelight. Children get a front row seat for a lively children's story. The gathering will be held in the lower level of the Meeting House. All faiths are welcome. Reverend Dr. Ireson, long time Smugglers’ Notch Homeowner will officiate the Service.

This sample schedule shows just a few of the highlights! Activities are included in your Winter Experience and Mountain Experience Vacation Packages, unless a fee is noted. Days and times for the activities listed below are subject to change and are weather dependent. Please check the website often for the latest information and/or sign up for our text alerts by texting “Smuggs” to 855-421-2279.

Sunday, December 18, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm — Hanukkah Celebration
Please join us in the Meeting House to celebrate the first night of the Festival of Lights. We will be lighting our Menorah, enjoying arts and crafts, cookies, and cocoa. There will be a daily lighting of the Menorah at the bonfire.

Monday, December 19, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am — Candy Cane Scramble
Journey around the Village in search of our candy cane clues. All ages. Meet at the Nordic Center.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm — Winter Welcome Bonfire Join Jammin' Sam and the activities crew around the bonfire and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Bingo Blast
Jammin' Sam is your host. Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to play for prizes! Did you know that Shakespeare played Bingo? Where do you think he got 'B2 or not B2'? That is the question?

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm — Glow Tubing Glow Tubing is incredibly unique and fun for all ages! Get outdoors and enjoy this family friendly atmosphere on Sir Henry's Hill. A super fun and incredibly unique event for you to experience. Glow your way down the tubing hill lanes as an array of LED lights line and illuminate the Snow Tubing hill. No ski boots, please. SmuggsPass required.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Marko's Family Magic Show Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to be dazzled by Marko the Magician and his amazing magical performance.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
10:30 pm - 11:30 am — Candy Cane Scramble
Journey around the village in search of our candy cane clues. All ages. Meet at the Nordic Center.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm — Light Up The Night, Winter Solstice Celebration Join us in the greeting area to kick off the festivities with a bonfire, Jammin' Sam, s'mores, and glow sticks for the kids! Afterwards, enjoy the Jeh Kulu Drum Theater and a performance by Cirque De Fuego on the Village Green. Fireworks end the celebration and bring the winter in with a bang!

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Family Karaoke Join us in the Meeting House for Smugglers' Notch Karaoke.

Thursday, December 22, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm — Smuggs Winter Carnival
Jammin' Sam hosts our weekly Winter Carnival on the Village Green. Join us for family fun as we celebrate Winter with music and food and games led by our activities staff. Watch the talented ice carvers of Wicked Good Ice create a special ice carving. Gather around the with bonfire and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate.

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm — SD Ireland Holiday Truck One of the hallmarks of the holiday season for residents of northern Vermont is a vision of one of the SD Ireland concrete trucks rolling through town, decked out from head to tailgate in 25,000 Christmas lights. The Christmas Mixer will be at the Welcome Sign in Smugglers' Notch Village for oohs, aahs, and photo ops. Don't miss it!

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Polar Express Watch with us in the lower level of the Meeting House, and enjoy all of the Holiday Magic.

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm — Smuggs House Band Join Jammin' Sam and friends for an evening of live music. Playing songs by Classic Rock Acts like Tom Petty, Steve Miller, and Elton John... plus some other surprises. In Bootleggers' Lounge.

Friday, December 23, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am — Candy Cane Scramble Journey around the Village in search of our candy cane clues. All ages. Meet at the Nordic Center.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm — Friendly Pirate Bingo
Rockin Ron the Friendly Pirate is your host. Bring the family to the FunZone 2.0 party room to play for prizes!

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Familee Phew'd
Join us in the Meeting House for our Smugglers' Notch Family Game Show. Play for fun and prizes.

Saturday, December 24, 2022
In Preparation for Santa's Arrival — Sir Henry's Tubing, Evening Family, and Evening Adult activities will not be available.

10:30 am - 11:30 am — Candy Cane Scramble
Journey around the Village in search of our candy cane clues. All ages. Meet at the Nordic Center.

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm — Vermont Reindeer Visit at the basketball courts.

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm — Ozone at FunZone 2.0

6:30 pm — Santa's Arrival & Fireworks Join Jammin' Sam at the Gazebo for rounds of holiday carols and watch for the arrival of that kindly old gentleman from the North. Enjoy a spectacular visual as we light up lower Morse Mountain with a grand Fireworks display. Best viewing is at the Gazebo. Immediately following the fireworks Santa will be joining us for a few carols, cookies, and smiles in the lower level of the Meeting House.

8:00 pm — Non-denominational Christmas Eve Service Share in fellowship with friends and family, sing carols and enjoy the warm glow of the candlelight. Children get a front row seat for a lively children's story. The gathering will be held in the lower level of the Meeting House. All faiths are welcome. Reverend Dr. Ireson, long time Smugglers’ Notch Homeowner will officiate the Service.

Sunday, December 25, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — I-Did-A-Sled Join in a family friendly competition! Build a sled with supplies we provide and see if it stands up to the ultimate test - a launch off our hill on Sir Henry's Learning area... fun for the whole family. Meet at the warming yurt at Sir Henry's Hill. Please be prompt, space is limited.

Monday, December 26, 2022
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm — Winter Welcome Bonfire & Hot Cocoa Join Jammin' Samthe activities crew around the bonfire.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Bingo Blast
Jammin' Sam is your host. Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to play for prizes! Did you know that Shakespeare played Bingo? Where do you think he got 'B2 or not B2'? That is the question?

Tuesday, December 27, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Marko's Family Magic Show Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to be dazzled by Marko the Magician and his amazing magical performance.

Wednesday, December 28, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Family Karaoke Join us in the Meeting House for Smugglers' Notch Karaoke with Jammin' Sam.

Thursday, December 29, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm — Smuggs Winter Carnival
Jammin' Sam hosts our weekly Winter Carnival on the Village Green. Join us for family fun as we celebrate Winter with music and food and games led by our activities staff. Watch the talented ice carvers of Wicked Good Ice create a special ice carving. Gather around the with bonfire and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate.

7:45 pm - 8:15 pm — Fireworks & Character Dance Party
Mogul Mouse & Billy Bob Bear will be on hand for hugs, dancing, and photos before and during the Fireworks display. Hosted by Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate. Meets at the Gazebo.

9:00 pm - 10:30 pm — Smuggs House Band Join Jammin' Sam and friends for an evening of live music. Playing songs by Classic Rock Acts like Tom Petty, Steve Miller, and Elton John... plus some other surprises. In Bootleggers' Lounge.

Friday, December 30, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Familee Phew'd
Join us in the Meeting House for our Smugglers' Notch Family Game Show. Play for fun and prizes.

9:00 pm - 10:30 pm — Adult Karaoke
Come to Bootleggers' Lounge and join in for some adult karaoke fun with Jammin’ Sam.

New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31st

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm — Glow Tubing Glow Tubing is incredibly unique and fun for all ages! Get outdoors and enjoy this family friendly atmosphere on Sir Henry's Hill. A super fun and incredibly unique event for you to experience. Glow your way down the tubing hill lanes as an array of LED lights line and illuminate the Snow Tubing hill. No ski boots, please. SmuggsPass required.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Friendly Pirate Party Join the Friendly Pirate in the lower level of the Meeting House for singing and dancing!

9:00 pm — New Years Celebration Bonfire & Fireworks Gather with family and friends at the Gazebo and celebrate! Hosted by Jammin' Sam.

9:45 pm - 11:00 pm — Musical Time Machine Jammin' Sam plays the greatest hits of all time as you dance your way into 2023. Fun for the whole family with party favors in the lower level of the Meeting House.

This sample schedule shows just a few of the highlights! Activities are included in your Mountain Experience and Winter Experience Vacation Packages, unless a fee is noted. Days and times for the activities listed above are subject to change and are weather dependent. Please check the website often for the latest information and/or sign up for our text alerts by texting “Smuggs” to 855-421-2279.

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