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The 11th Annual St. Albans Winter Carnvial kicks off Saturday night February 16, 2019 with a beautiful winter display of Fireworks in downtown St. Albans and then a fantastic day Sunday, February 17, 2019 of outdoor fun with games, contests,  races and all kinds of outdoor adventure for the whole family on Sunday at Hard'ack Recreation Area.  The Duct Tape Derby, sliding, skating, 4th Annual Flag Football Snow Bowl and other family activities take place at Hard'ack on Sunday starting at 11am.    

St. Albans Recreation 11th Annual Winter Carnival
February 17th, 2019

Sunday, February 17th– All Events take place at Hard’ack Recreation Area
11:00 am Winter Wonderland Family Nature Walk with Bridget Butler - FREE - but must pre-register
11:00am-2pm - Family Activities and Kids Games!
11:00am - Howrigan Sugarhouse - Sugar on Snow. 
Music by JAZ Entertainment!
11:00am - 2:00pm Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - FREE
11:00am - Start of 4th Annual Flag Football Snow Bowl!
Cash Bar by JW Ryans
12:00 pm Snowshoe Trek with Lille Bowler - FREE - but must pre-register
1:00pm  Snow Shoe Trek
2:00 Duct Tape Derby (Derby day Registration begins at 12:30pm). At 1:15pm all contestants will be asked to assemble with their vessels to meet with the judges to get a close look at design and costuming. No registration fee this year!!
Create a vessel out of duct tape and cardboard, bring it to Hard’ack and race it!  See complete rules and details below under forms.

 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~ Med Associates, INC ~ St. Albans Elks Club
St. Albans Historical Museum ~ Harrison Concrete ~ Pettinelli Associates

 St. Albans Glass Company

Farrell Distributing ~ Evelyne's & Mr. Martin ~

Champlain Orthodontics ~ NMC Urgent Care ~ KBS
 Pie in the Sky ~Tim Hurlbut
Harrison Redi Mix~ DIRT Tech ~ VHB
Cross Consulting Engineering ~ New England Federal Credit Union

TABS ~ ACE Hardware~ Arnold & Scangas
The Joe Malboeuf Family

2018 SnowBowl Champs

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11th Annual St. Albans Winter Carnival
  • Events include:
  • Duct Tape Downhill Derby
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Obstacle Course for kids
  • 4th Annual Flag Football Snow Bowl at Hard'ack
  • Winter Wonderland Walk with Bridget Butler
  • And Lots More Fun!

Winter Carnival
  • Registration is required for Duct Tape Downhill Derby. Detailed rules and information forms can be downloaded below.
  • All events are weather/snow dependant. Schedule, events and activities subject to change.

Winter Wonderland Walk with Bridget Butler 11am
Join naturalist & Bird Diva Bridget Butler for a lively nature walk and some gameplay! We'll explore the trails at Hard'ack solving mysteries in the snow, mimicking animals in winter, and getting in touch with our inner nature artist. Each family will receive a Winter Adventure Hunt to take home! Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
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Duct Tape Derby Registration 
N/A  N/A  Su  02/17/2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
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4th Annual Touch Football Snowbowl - Yes! I'll be there and I'm bringing a team! 
18 and up  N/A  Su  02/17/2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
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Winter Wonderland Walk with Bridget Butler 
N/A  N/A  Su  02/17/2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
All participants Adults & kids who are walking (as opposed to being carried) must be registered.
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Snowshoeing Trek 
12 - 100  N/A  Su  02/17/2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
Snowshoes will be provided by the Recreation Department but you are also welcome to bring your own.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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