Our Sponsors

Heald Funeral Home


Classic Imprints

Clarence Brown, Inc.


People's Trust Company

Winter Carnival Activities

6th Annual St. Albans Winter A fantastic day of outdoor fun with games, contests, fireworks, races and all kinds of outdoor adventure for the whole family. Events take place Saturday afternoon in downtown St. Albans in Taylor Park and Twiggs with beautiful winter fireworks fired from Taylor Park on Saturday evening. The Duct Tape Derby, Elks BBQ and sliding take place on the slopes of Hard'ack Sunday afternoon .   

Want to register for Waiter/Waitress race or Duct Tape Derby? And it's 2/21 or later?  No problem,  You can register on site just before the event.

St. Albans Recreation 6th Annual Winter Carnival

February 22nd & 23rd


 Saturday, February 22 – All Events take place in Taylor Park – Downtown St. Albans


12:00noon- 5:00pm  Open Sledding at Hard’ack – FREE! 

1:00pm-4:00pm – Kids activities & games in Taylor Park Snowpainting, Games, Race, FUN!

1:00-3:00pm – Hot Cocoa, Coffee and Cookies – Free at Twiggs!

1:00pm – Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – FREE!

1:00pm- Chainsaw Carving Demonstration in Taylor Park ~ Mark LeClair

Watch a creation take form before your eyes!  You could actually win a work of art!

3:00 pm –Waiter & Waitress 50/50 Shuffle in Taylor Park What’s this all about?  Waiters & Waitresses!  Show us your stuff – Timed race with work related obstacles J  in Taylor Park. $10  entry fee per person, Winner splits the pot!  Show up ready to go ~ Costumes & attitude count!

Dusk (6:30-7:00) FIREWORKS IN TAYLOR PARK! Join us at a new time and location to take in the fireworks!



 Sunday, February 23 – All Events take place at Hard’ack Recreation Area


12:00 – 2:00pm noon Open sledding at Hard’ack – FREE!

1:00pm Chainsaw Carving Demonstration @ Hard’ack ~ Mark LeClair

Watch a creation take form before your eyes!  You could actually win a work of art!

1:00pm  Family BBQ sponsored by the Elks – FREE!

1:00pm Winner of Snowman Contest Announced

2:00 ACE Duct Tape Derby registration begins $10 per sled registration fee

Create a vessel out of duct tape and cardboard, bring it to Hard’ack and race it!  See complete rules and details at www.stalbansrec.com

2:30 ACE Duct Tape Derby Starts


Thank you to the following sponsors for making all this fun available and free:


Heald Funeral Home~Cold Hollow Photography~People’s Trust Company~

Mimmo’s Restaurant~Classic Imprints~Clarence Brown~Dickinson Branon Dental~

Jaz Entertainment~Kevin Smith Sports~St. Albans Elks Club~

St. Albans Rotary Club~ReArch~Franklin County Realtors~ACE Hardware~

Harrison Concrete~Farrell Distributing~Peter JR Martin~KBS~On the Run~

Kissane Associates~Cross Consulting Engineers~Pie in the Sky~

Champlain Orthodontics~Twiggs~ NMC Walk-in Clinics


For more info: www.stalbansrec.com or k.viens@stalbansvt.com or 524-1500 X268 or 266

6th Annual St. Albans Winter Carnival
  • Events include:
  • Kids & Family Activities in Taylor Park
  • Free Cookies, Hot Chocolate & Coffee at Twiggs
  • Chainsaw Carving Demonstration
  • Duct Tape Downhill Derby
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides in Taylor Park
  • Community Snowman/Ice Sculpture Contest - build your creation -anywhere-anytime- take a photo - send it in!
  • 2nd Annual Waiter & Waitress Race in Taylor Park
  • And More!
Winter Carnival
  • Registration is required for Duct Tape Downhill Derby & Snow man contest. Detailed rules and information forms can be downloaded below.
  • All events are weather/snow dependant. Schedule, events and activities subject to change.

Additional Forms and Files: