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St. Albans Winter Carnival 2023!
The 15th Annual St. Albans Winter Carnival kicks off Friday night February 17, 2023 with a evening of ski & snowboard races, Snow Shoe Trek, Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides, Music & Fun.  Saturday February 18, 2023 is a full day 
of outdoor games, contests, races and all kinds of outdoor adventure for the whole family including the Duct Tape Derby, Live Music by The Barn Rats and a beautiful display of Winter Fireworks to cap of the event!   
Confirmed events are listed below and we'll be adding more fun to the schedule regularly!
**This year Hard'ack Pool will be open both Friday night and on Saturday!  You can ski & sled in the morning and swim in the afternoon!  Regular admission fees apply**


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2023
 5:00-7:00pm -Ski/ Snowboard races 
2 courses for different abilities. Pick which one works best for your racer. Chips will record racers time each lap down the hill. Register below -Rope tow will be closed to people not racing during this time. 
5:00pm -7:00pm Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides -No pre-register, however once on site the day of the event you can register for your sleigh ride and then go enjoy other activities while you're waiting.
6:00pm - Snowshoe trek with Lille - register below
Cash Bar
Music
Fire on the Patio
Snack Bar Open
Sledding

 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH
9:45am - Hard'ack Challenge - 10K starts at 9:45, 5K at 10:30 or when 10k is completed.
The Hard'ack Challenge will take place on the Hard'ack XC ski trails and is open to people of all ages and abilities.  It is part of the New England Nordic Ski Association club Championship Series 
Cost $18 for St. Albans Residents, $25 for all others.
On line registration at:  https://www.skireg.com/hard'ack-challenge  
11:00-12:00pm - Snow Shoe Trek with Lille Bowler - register below.

Cash Bar
Snack Bar open
Fire on the Patio
Skiing
Sledding
Snowboarding
12:30am-1:30pm - Winter Wilderness Walk 
11:00am - noon Sugar on Snow.
Noon - 12:30 pm - Human dog sled races. Parents pull kids in sleds on a down and back course to see who is the fastest. 
1:00pm - 3:00pm - Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides - No pre-register, however once on site the day of the event you can register for your sleigh ride and then go enjoy other activities while you're waiting.

11:00am-2pm - Family Activities and Kids Games! 
Tunnels, Snowman Toss, Snowy Obstacle Course, Visit from our Winter Carnival Bear, 
Scavenger Hunt - Find a list of items for your chance to win!
Hot Cocoa and S'mores - Roast your own, don't burn 'em, unless you want to!
Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledding & Snowshoeing (with snowshoes available for use at the Lodge)
Ice Sculpting Demonstration by Wicked Good Ice
Music and fun all day
12:30pm - Same day registration for Duct Tape Derby 
2:00 pm - Duct Tape Derby - Sponsored by New England Federal Credit Union! (Derby day Registration begins at 12:30pm). At 1:15pm all contestants will be asked to assemble with their vessels at the base of the hill to meet with the judges to get a close look at design and costuming. The Sledding hill will be closed during the Duct Tape Derby.  Register below. 
5:00pm - LIVE MUSIC!  The Barn Rats!
6:30pm - Fireworks!

Northwest Access TV will live stream the Duct Tape Derby for anyone who can't attend or family members watching from afar.  Watch from their Facebook page: Northwest Access TV.  A live link will be posted just before the event starts.

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.







  

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Duct Tape Derby 2023 
N/A N/A Sa  02/18/2023
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Hard'ack
$0.00 R, $10.00 NR
Be sure to check out the rules and sled commentary form above!
 
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Kids Ski/ snowboard races (Junior course) 
N/A N/A 02/17/2023
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Hard'ack
$0.00 R, $5.00 NR
 
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Kids Ski/ snowboard races (intermediate course) 
N/A N/A 02/17/2023
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Hard'ack
$0.00 R, $5.00 NR
 
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Winter Wonderland Walk 
N/A N/A Sa  02/18/2023
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Hard'ack
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
 
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Snow Shoe Trek with Lille 
16 and up N/A 02/17/2023
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Hard'ack
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
 
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Snow Shoe Trek with Lille 
16 and up N/A Sa  02/18/2023
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Hard'ack
$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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