Make the season special... Bundle up and join this magical, dazzling, family-oriented holiday night presented by the Hanover Improvement Society and hosted by the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce in concert with Hanover and Norwich businesses. Join in on complimentary evening of community and festivities. Celebrate the Season for 2018 wil take place on Friday, December 7. Please return to visit this page for updates as we get closer to the holidays.

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  • Snowflake Scavenger Hunt
    Fri. Nov. 24 - Sat. Dec. 2, 2017
    Visit participating businesses in Norwich, VT and Hanover, NH to collect letters and enter to win the contents of a GIANT stocking worth over $1,000!

    Learn about Hunt

  • Friday, December 1, 2017

    3:30 - 5:00 PM | The Norwich Inn
    Visit from Santa Claus

    3:30 PM | The Nugget Theater
    FREE Movie "RUDOLPH THE RED NOSE REINDEER" The Nugget will be accepting monetary donations or canned goods as a donation to benefit "The Upper Valley Haven" Many thanks to the Hanover Improvement Society for being the Presenting Sponsor of Celebrate the Season!

    3:30-4:30 PM | Howe Library
    Author visit with Martin Philip, head bread baker at King Arthur Flour and author of Breaking Bread. The Norwich Bookstore will at the library be selling copies of Martin's book. http://bit.ly/2zQm8Ek

    4:30 - 7:30 PM | Lobby of Nugget Arcade Building
    See the Baloonatik! Circus Illusions. Sponsored by Cabinetry Concepts

    4:00 - 8:00 PM
    All around Downtown Hanover
    Free horse drawn wagon rides, downtown stores open with refreshments, crafts, discounts, raffles, window decorations & more! Sponsored by Dr. Sam's Eye Care

    Amcomm Wireless (Verizon)
    Kids table for Christmas coloring, snowflake making, and yummy Christmas cookies to enjoy.

    Dartmouth Bookstore
    Musical performances and discounts

    Dartmouth Co-Op
    10% Discount on Purchases

    Designer Gold
    Beading for Kids

    Game Set Mat
    20% off all clothing. Everyone who makes a purchase gets entered into a raffle for a Skida Alpine Hat. Free chocolate.

    Hanover True Value Hardware
    Hosting a children's craft to make a Snowman Ornament or Snowman Magnet-your choice! See the Stocking for the Winner of the SNOWFLAKE SCAVENGER HUNT! Sponsored by Hanover True Value Hardware.

    The Hanover Inn Lobby
    Display of model trains from Connecticut River Model Train Club. Handcrafted gingerbread house display from Pastry Chef Pam

    4:45 - 8:00 p.m. Nugget Arcade Building
    Balloonitik Circus Illusion Performanc

    Hood Museum
    Punch & cookies at the Hood Museum

    League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Gallery & Classes 
    4-7 PM  Metal and clay ornament making. Raffle for a gift certificate for the gallery. Musical performance. Extended hours, raffle, cookies and hot chocolate.

    Lemon Tree of Hanover
    Refreshments and Raffle!

    Lou's Restaurant & Bakery
    Gingerbread decorating (starting at 4:00 until supplies run out) Holiday Cheer Sponsor

    My Brigadeiro
    Every purchase on that day above $10.00 dollars will receive a free chocolate of their choice. 15% discounts on Holiday orders placed on that day! Holiday Cheer Sponsor

    Main Street Kitchens
    10% Discount on all in stock merchandise. Electrics and Soda Stream excluded.

    Pompanoosuc Mills
    FREE Stokes Fire Starters, while supply lasts. Cookies, cider and sparkling water.

    Ramunto's Brick N' Brew Pizza
    Marshmallow Roasting on the Patio

    Robert's Flowers of Hanover
    Ornament making for kids. Enter a raffle of a year of free flowers (1 bouquet for 12 months). Hot chocolate and holiday cookies.

    Simon Pearce - Hanover
    Simon Pearce will be offering 10% off on Dec.1st as well as hosting a raffle to win one of our stunning glass items.

    Six South Street
    Discounts, window decorations, raffle contest, and refreshments, Free Musical Performance at 6-7pm "Banish Misfortune Cellos "

    Tanzi's Salon
    Ornament Decorating for kids

    Von Bargen's Jewelry
    Children's ornament making with cider and snacks

    5:00-8:00PM | Hanover Strings
    Kick off the downtown Hanover holiday season at the Hanover Strings Holiday Flash Sale: Dec. 1, between 5 - 8pm only: 15% off all guitars, ukes and mandolins.

    5:00PM | The Hanover Inn
    Northern Stage Performance

    5:00 - 5:30PM | Hanover Green
    Christmas Tree Lighting with the Christmas Revels North Chorus (cookies and hot chocolate served)

    5:30 - 8:00 PM | Mascoma Savings Bank
    Visit Santa, Mrs. Claus and friends. Enjoy the mechanical Animal rides, cookie frosting, temporary holiday tattoos, Ray School Art display, refreshments (popcorn, water & cookies), and holiday hair braiding.

    5:30-8:00PM | Left Bank Books
    Special Offer: Holiday Jewelry & Scarf Sale to Benefit "WISE" Kindness Message Rock Painting: Craft Project for Adults

    6:00PM | Hanover Park Steps
    North Country Chordsmen

    7:30 PM | The Skinny Pancake
    Glen Roth Band Enter to Win a Skinny Pancake Gift Certificate

    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    10:00-3:00PM | Tracy Hall, Norwich
    The Family Place's 14th Annual Gingerbread Festival

    10:00-1:00PM | The Richard W. Black Community Center
    The Hanover Garden Club Holiday Sale Shop for gifts and holiday decor in a winter wonderland! A special children's craft, a raffle and live music are part of the fun. Shop handmade and decorated tabletop trees and centerpieces; a wide selection of gifts for the gardener. LIVE MUSIC: A quartet from the North Country Chordsmen will sing from 11:00 to noon.

    2:00- 4:00PM
    Designer Gold | Hanover True Value Hardware | Hanover Inn 
    | League of NH Craftsmen | The Skinny Pancake
    Soup Tasting with a Purpose Soup's On! Warm up, and fill up while supporting our area non-profits. Hanover will be bubbling over with a delicious variety of soups for you to try while supplies last. Please consider making a donation at a participating location.

    4:00PM | Hanover True Value Hardware
    Drawing for $1,000 in prizes (GIANT Stocking Full). Enter the raffle by participating in the fun Snowflake Scavenger Hunt; LEARN MORE.

    4:00PM | Six South Street
    Wine tasting, hot cider, and Banish Misfortune Cello Free, ID Required for wine tasting. Bistro specials.

  • Sponsor Levels

    Good Will Sponsor - $2000

    • Presenting Sponsor – “Your Company Presents” Hanover’s Celebrate the Season
    • Company name & logo featured on all event collateral including HACC website, posters, weekly enewsletter, advertising in Here In Hanover Magazine and Great Northern Radio, press releases and emails.
    • Company logo featured prominently on event program/map
    • Display at your business “Presenting Sponsor of Hanover’s Celebrate the Season”

    Snowflake Scavenger Hunt Sponsor - $1000

    • Your company logo on each snowflake
    • Your company promotional information included in the stocking
    • Opportunity to do live video drawing of winning entry for large stocking – streamed on HACC’s social media o Recognition on HACC website, newsletter, event collateral

    Horse-Drawn Wagon Sponsor - $750

    • Your company banner on wagon (provided by vendor)
    • Company name & logo featured on all event collateral

    Jingle Bell Entertainment Sponsors - $500

    • Sponsor the “Balloon Lady” a.k.a. The Balloonitik and other musical entertainment
    • Signage at each event with your company logo
    • Opportunity to assist or announce entertainment and have promotional information to pass out
    • Company name & logo featured on all event collateral

    Holiday Cheer Sponsors - $250

    • Company logo featured on HACC website, newsletter & social media. Signage “Proud Sponsor of Hanover’s Celebrate the Season” provided for display in your business.