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Celebrate The Season In Downtown Hanover

Celebrate The Season In Hanover

Holiday Fun On Friday, December 1, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00pm

Make the Season Special! Bundle Up And Join In The Fun Of This Dazzling, Family-Oriented Night In Downtown Hanover, NH!

  • Chili cook-off on Allen Street 5:15 - 6:30 PM* or until samples run out - Taste FREE samples and vote for your favorite! Competitors include: Black House Real Estate, Boloco, Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty, Julie Glynn, Author & Life Coach, PINE Restaurant, and Visions for Creative Housing.
  • Dine & Shop Downtown Hanover Businesses - Extended hours and special offerings, giveaways, raffles, refreshments and more!
  • Enjoy Dartmouth’s Tree Lighting on the Green 5:00 - 5:30 pm. The tree will be lit at 5:10 pm. Cookies and hot chocolate, sponsored by the Office of the President, will be served.
  • Visit with Santa & Friends at Mascoma Bank


Stop in to Simon Pearce's Hanover shop located at 15 South Main Street from 4:00 - 6:00 pm for a Raffle to win a piece of Simon Pearce (winner drawn at end of night) and Samples from local VT candy maker Chocolate Fusion Company. We will also be donating 15% of our sales for Dec 1st to the Love Your Brain foundation.

Stop by the BHHS Verani Realty's office at 5 Allen Street for an Interactive Photo Booth! Kids can dress up and use props to take home a polaroid picture (1 per family, while supplies last.) Snacks will be served.

Stop by Red Kite Candy over at 5 South Street and enter to win a $100 Gift Certificate.

J. McLaughlin on Main Street invites you to come by and shop their sale on select merchandise.

Visit the Fisher Financial Advisors Elves on Main Street from 4 pm to 7 pm for festive holiday cheer including fun interactive displays, seasonal games, mocktails and cocktails, delicious snacks, holiday music and free raffles for exceptional gifts.

Ledyard Bank Hanover, NH

Stop by Ledyard Bank located at 38 South Main Street from 5:00 - 7:00 pm for a magical opportunity to visit with some of your favorite characters from Hogwarts!

Visit Santa and friends at Mascoma Bank's 80 South Main Street location in Downtown Hanover! Santa's arrival time will be 5:00 pm. We will be serving popcorn and will have some fun activities inside. Make sure you get your picture taken with the Grinch and check out the Ray School's art display.

Drop into Maven Salon on Main Street where you can get hair tinsel at a special price and enter into a drawing for free products from both, Bumble and bumble and Kerastase. Any promotions running from the end of November through December will be valid.

Six South Street will have hot chocolate and cookies, and a gift wrapping fundraiser in support of the Haven 11/25-12/2. You can also drop off new, unwrapped toys for their Toys for Tots collection.

Domino's Hanover, NH Location Only: Celebrate The Season Pizza Special - $4.00 plus tax - small pizzas pepperoni or cheese. Hot and ready.

Stop into Bar Harbor Bank & Trust located at 68 South Main Street from 5:00 - 7:00 pm for with cookies and games during Celebrate The Season!

Stop by Four Seasons Sotheby's 17 1/2 Lebanon Street office to enjoy Holiday Punch, Warm Pizza by the Slice from our Neighbors, C&A Pizza,  Fresh Cider Donuts from Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery, and Festive Holiday Ornament Making Fun.

Stop by the Hood Museum of Art's Russo Atrium (located at 6 East Wheelock Street) anytime during the program to participate in art making and enjoy cookies and cider as part of Hanover’s annual Celebrate the Season event! Galleries are open as usual.

The Hanover Inn, located at 2 East Wheelock, will have their legendary gingerbread house on display in the lobby, and they will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the local Toys For Tots program.

Still North Books on Allen Street will have cocoa specials for kids and adults, crafts, and live jazz with the Grace Wallace Trio at 6pm.

BeMobile on Main Street invites you in for free hot spiced cider and a drawing for TWO $50 gift cards! 

This holiday season, Duende welcomes families to explore Spanish traditions through craft-making in their traditional Spanish tapería located at 15 Lebanon Street. Children can try their hand at crafting paper carnations and fans while enjoying the festive atmosphere created by live music. To thank participants, we're offering a $5 appreciation token to enjoy on their next visit to our tapas restaurant.

Stop by Lou’s on Main Street to decorate a gingerbread cookie during Celebrate The Season!

The Nugget Theaters is offering a FREE Holiday Movie Night at 3:30 pm! See a Holiday favorite on the BIG Screen (Hint: this character has a red nose.) Admission is free with a donation for the Upper Valley Haven. (Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis, no pre-buys or rain checks.)

Pompanoosuc Mills Hanover, NH

Stop by the Pompanoosuc Mills store on the main floor of Hanover Park for a free crafting activity for the kids, and the adults get a free gift worth $10, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm!

The Fourth Place

The Fourth Place invites you to come hang out at our space upstairs at Hanover Park (3 Lebanon Street) from 2:00 pm until late, to play family-friendly and strategy board games for free! They will have games that are great for ages 5 and up and grown-ups too! Plus shovel into a Scavenger Hunt Sale— Anything winter themed that you find is 12% off for one night only!

Flow Learning Center Hanover, NH

Flow Learning Center is celebrating the holiday season with special STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) activities. Visit them at 15 Lebanon Street for holiday-themed activities are designed to inspire and educate children in a fun, festive environment. As part of our holiday event, we're excited to offer a chance to win a one-year membership and provide every attendee with a one-month free trial voucher to experience our educational services.

Join Ramunto's Brick & Brew at 9 South Street to Roast Marshmallows outside at the firepit.

Be sure to stop by Von Bargen's Jewelry at 35 South Main Street where we will offer Ornament Making and Snacks from 4pm-6pm*. (While supplies last.)

Mozy over to Hanover Park, located at 3 Lebanon Street, where businesses including restaurants, shops, and The Fourth Place will be open late to celebrate the season, with even more special events and offers— including 20% Off Packages of Three or More at Spa NV to celebrate the season and their second anniversary!

Designer Gold Hanover, NH

Designer Gold invites kids and families to make a beaded bracelet in the atrium upstairs at Hanover Park, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm!

Espacio co-working space in Hanover, NH

Espacio (Spanish for space) invites the community to 15 Lebanon Street for our holiday open house to experience our new co-working space. Kids can enjoy cookie decorating activities, while parents are introduced to the flexible workspace solutions that Espacio offers. Each family that attends will receive a one-month free trial voucher, providing a no-obligation opportunity to experience our co-working community.

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