Celebrate the Season! 
    Friday Dec. 6  






    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 Upper Valley Business Alliance in concert with Hanover and Norwich businesses. Join in on complimentary evening of community and festivities. Celebrate the Season for 2019 will take place on Friday, December 6.  

  • Snowflake Scavenger Hunt
    Fri. Nov. 22 - Fri. Dec. 6, 2019
    Visit participating businesses in Norwich, VT and Hanover, NH to collect letters and enter to win the contents of a GIANT stocking worth over $800!

    Learn about Hunt


    FREE Weekend Parking! Saturday's are: November 23, November 30,  (Friday) December 6 & 7, December 14 & December 21.

    Friday, December 6, 2019

    3:00 - 7:30 PM - The HOP

    We will be holding ArtWorks in the HOP Garage Spaces from 3 PM – 7:30 PM on December 6th, and it is an event that is open to the public. There will be refreshments, music, and a visual arts exhibit. 

    3:30 - 5:00 PM | The Norwich Inn

    Santa will visit the The Norwich Inn and will be handing out candy canes.

    3:30 PM (Sharp) The Nugget Theater

    FREE Movie "FROSTY THE SNOWMAN" followed by "A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS". 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!

    4:00 - 8:00 PM
    All around Downtown Hanover

    FREE horse-drawn wagon rides with Bruce Streeter of NH Maple Experience, downtown stores open with refreshments, crafts, discounts, raffles, window decorations & more! Sponsored by Dr. Sam's Eye Care and Bar Harbor Bank.

    Aromed Essentials

    10% off product all day Friday and essential distillation demonstrations. 

    Designer Gold

    Beading Project for children from 4:00 - 7:00, note, Designer Gold will be open until 8:00, $250.00 Gift Cert. drawing for the holiday season (open entries on Tuesday, Nov 26 and the winner drawn on December 17 @ 5:30 pm. Light snacks, sparkling water, wine & beer sampling. 

    Domino's Pizza

    Pizza special  - $4.00 plus tax - small pizzas pepperoni or cheese. Hot and ready. 

    Four Season's Sotheby's International Realty (Main Street)

    Interactive Photo Booth - Free photo to take home! Sponsored by Four Season's Sotheby's International Realty 

    Hanover True Value Hardware

    Hosting a children's craft making an ornament. See the Stocking for the Winner of the SNOWFLAKE SCAVENGER HUNT! Sponsored by Hanover True Value Hardware

    8:00PM | Hanover True Value Hardware 

    Drawing for $800 in prizes (GIANT Stocking Full). Enter the raffle by participating in the fun Snowflake Scavenger Hunt; LEARN MORE.

    The Hanover Inn Lobby

    Handcrafted gingerbread house display & Revels North performance @ 6:45 pm.

    Hood Museum of Art

    Explore the galleries & join us in the Russo Atrium for a hands-on art project as part of the festivities. Light refreshments.

    Hopkin's Center for the Arts

    Stop by the Top of the Hop from 6:15 - 7:15 (before the Flip Fabrique show!) for winter fun with the Montshire Museum of Science! Use mirrors to make your own pocket snowflake and learn more about the properties of ice. Top of the Hop Bar will be open to purchase drinks beginning at 6:00 pm.


    Crafts, cookies, hot chocolate & pajama party. $100.00 gift card raffle.

    The JList

    Join us for snacks, drinks & fun! 10% off store wide all day Friday & Saturday. Enter to a $50.00 gift certificate, winner drawn on Saturday. 

    Hanover League of NH Craftsmen Gallery  & Craft Classes

    5-7 PM  Children make a holiday ornament in our mixed media and metal studios. The retail gallery and Craft Studies both offer gift certificates. Loads of handmade ornaments for sale. Hot chocolate &  light treats! 

    J. McLaughlin

    Hot cider, cookies & gingerbread macaroons, raffle.

    Ledyard National Bank 

    5:30 - 8 PM

    Step into the world of Harry Potter with Ledyard National Bank this holiday season. Enter through Gringotts Bank, be sorted into your House, enjoy some classic Butter beer, make a Hedwig ornament, and meet favorite characters for fun and pictures. To win a Harry Potter prize, follow our Facebook page to enter a photo contest after the event!

    Left Bank Books

    Refreshments & Cookies.

    Lemon Tree of Hanover

    Refreshments and Raffle!

    Lou's Restaurant & Bakery

    Gingerbread decorating (starting at 4:00 until supplies run out). 

    Main Street Kitchens

    15% off product Friday & Saturday. Serving hot cider and a hot chocolate bar where children (and adults) can decorate their cocoa with mini-marshmallows, sprinkles & whipped cream. Guess how many marshmallows.....winner will get a $25 gift card.

    5:30 - 8:00 PM | Mascoma Bank

    Santa's workshop, come visit Santa and his friends, mechanical animal rides for children, frost cookies, find the hidden elf on the shelf, plus find as many hidden Grinch's as you can, get a holiday hair braid and temporary tattoo while waiting to see Santa.

    Morano Gelato

    .50 off any hot drinks. 

    My Brigaderio

    Serving hot chocolate 

    Pompanoosuc Mills

    FREE box of Stokes Fire starters, while supplies lasts. Cupcakes, cider & seltzer.

    Ramunto's Brick N' Brew Pizza

    Marshmallow Roasting on the Patio

    Salt Hill Pub - Hanover

    Free virgin Eggnog for kids, spiked Eggnog for adults $3.00.

    Simon Pearce - Hanover

    Simon Pearce will donate 10% of all sales to the Upper Valley Haven/treats for visitors and SILO Distillery hosting cocktail samples.

    Six South Street

    Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, raffle & Bistro discounts. 

    Skinny Pancake

    6:00 - 7:30 pm - Musical performance "Hartland Middle School Band"

    Tanzi's Salon

    Make a holiday ornament, cookies & hot chocolate.

    Top Choice Salon

    $15.00 haircuts 5:00 - 8:00, hot chocolate, complimentary beer & wine samples, kids face painting, ornament making & buy one get one 50% off products.

    Von Bargen's Jewelry

    Children's ornament making and children's snacks. 

    5:00 - 5:30 PM | Hanover Green

    Christmas Tree Lighting with the Christmas Revels North Chorus (cookies and hot chocolate served). Rain or shine.

    6:30PM | Hanover Park Steps

    Musical Performance: North Country Chordsmen

    Saturday, December 7, 2019

    9:00-12:00PM | The Richard W. Black Community Center
    The Annual Hanover Garden Club Holiday Sale will be Saturday, December 8th from 9-noon at the RWB Community Center.  In addition to the Club’s famous tabletop Boxwood trees and decorations, jewelry and scarves, garden gloves and raffle, there will be quality crafts/art, attic treasures, Christmas crackers/poppers, holiday cookies and treats.   Also enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee and treat with your neighbors at the Corner Café.   All the proceeds go toward planting summer gardens around the town of Hanover. More parking available this year! 

    Main Street Kitchens - 2:00 - 4:00 pm

    Offering cookie stroll of 5 dozen homemade cookies to hand out to customers, serving hot cider and a hot chocolate bar where children (and adults) can decorate their own cocoa with mini-marshmallows, sprinkles & whipped cream. Guess how many mini-marshmallows....winner will get a $25 gift card. 



  • Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

  • Presenting Sponsor

    Snowflake Scavenger Hunt Sponsor

    Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Sponsors

    Interactive Photo Booth

    Holiday Cheer Sponsor