Best New Year's Eve Activities In Vermont

Known for its majestic mountain landscapes, the state of Vermont provides a picturesque setting for New Year’s Eve. You’ll find a variety of charming resorts providing ample recreational activities and thrilling New Year’s Eve festivities for all ages. There’s also an emphasis on the arts in Vermont as local communities celebrate creativity through live performances on New Year’s Eve. You won’t be disappointed in the many New Year’s Eve options this spectacular state provides.

A Venetian Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party, Burlington, VT

For a nostalgic New Year’s Eve, head to A Venetian Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party to party like it’s 1920! Attendees enjoy jazz music, champagne towers, local hors d'oeuvres, decadent 20’s cocktails, fresh macarons and truffles, dancing, socializing, and a countdown to midnight for a boisterous, unforgettable experience.

Highlight New Year’s Eve Party, Burlington, VT

Known as Burlington’s official New Year’s Eve party, Highlight celebrates the creativity of local artisans and performers with a spectacular evening of amazing live entertainment throughout the city’s downtown and waterfront areas. This exciting event features dozens of interesting installations, performances, and pop-up restaurants to bring the community together on New Year’s Eve.

First Night North, Saint Johnsbury, VT

First Night North is an eagerly awaited New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts featuring eight hours of family-friendly performances in a dozen local venues. All ages gather to enjoy fifty acts featuring dozens of performers including comedians, magicians, storytellers, hypnotists, dancers, and more. There’s also a pancake supper, fair, variety of food trucks, and midnight dance party.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Stratton Mountain Resort, Stratton Mountain, VT

Experience New Year’s Eve from Vermont’s highest peak at the Stratton Mountain Resort. Enjoy a chef-inspired buffet dinner featuring local Vermont dishes in the main lodge and then head to the Grizzly’s for live music and a midnight champagne toast followed by a fireworks display at Stratton Mountain.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Spruce Peak, Stowe, VT

Welcome in the New Year at The Lodge at Spruce Peak to experience their festive fire & ice celebration boasting spectacular ice shows featuring special guests. All ages can enjoy the many family-friendly activities including ice skating, s’mores by the fire, complimentary family photos, sugar on ice, a torchlight parade on the mountain, and fireworks display over the peak.

New Year’s Eve at Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

Head to the beautiful Lake Morey Resort for an exciting New Year’s Eve celebration featuring an evening of music, dancing, food, and drinks. This adults-only event provides live band entertainment, holiday cocktails, appetizers, local craft brews, and a midnight champagne toast with the optional upgrade of a five-star dinner and lodging at the resort.

Jay Peak Resort New Year’s Eve Parties & Fireworks, Jay, VT

Kick off New Year’s Eve at the exciting Jay Peak Resort for an evening of dancing, music, and fireworks for all ages. Spend the day at the resort’s indoor movie theater, climbing center, arcade, and indoor waterpark before enjoying the on-mountain firework display and live music in the ballroom (adults only).

New Year’s Eve Party at Woodstock Inn & Resort, Woodstock, VT

For a classic resort experience in the heart of the beautiful Vermont mountains, look no further than the Woodstock Inn & Resort. This luxury resort’s New Year’s Eve party features sparkling wine, a three-course dinner, decadent dessert buffet, and live music in an upscale cocktail lounge setting.

New Year’s Eve Cenone at Agricola Farm, Vergennes, VT

Bring in the New Year like the Italians at New Year’s Eve Cenone at Agricola Farm. Indulge in an authentic Italian feast featuring 12 to 14 courses of small bites prepared authentically with farm-fresh ingredients. This grand celebration makes the perfect memorable New Year’s Eve experience in a warm, welcoming setting.

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