Burlington, Vermont was made for winter. A charming lakeside town nestled in a state filled with the most down-to-Earth, friendly folks, Burlington makes for the ideal New Year’s getaway. Get cozy by the fire, go for a snowfall stroll, and don your beer jacket after craft-brew hopping. The town of Burlington has much to enjoy this time of year, as does The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa, where we recommend you stay!
How to Spend New Year’s Eve in Burlington
Here at The Essex, our focus is on all things taste. Tasty cuisine, tasty drinks, and tasty experiences. Prepare your pallets, loved ones, and suitcases, it’s time to ring in the New Year, Vermont style! Here’s what’s on deck at The Essex:
Children Arts & Crafts: Do You Want To Build A Snowman
Dec 29, 2018 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
If you’re around on the 29th, learn from our resident pros how to build the most charming snowman of your snowman-making career so far! Everything will be provided, especially the hot chocolate.
New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner
Dec 31, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Oh you know, just your typical New Year’s Eve of dining, drinking and contemplating who the murderer is. Join us in enjoying the October Theatre Company, Inc.’s performance of this special New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery. Happening at the resort, you can carry on the celebratory festivities long after the dinner, not worrying about transportation.
New Year’s Eve Party
Dec 31, 2018, to Jan 01, 2019
Burlington is not your typical party destination, but when it comes to ringing in the New Year, no one throws a bash the way The Essex does. You’re invited to ring in The New Year Indulging in hors-d’oeuvres, food stations, a dessert bar, a midnight champagne toast, and dancing the night away to the sounds of DJ Fattie-B. For drinks, head to the ice bar and select your libation of choice.
Treat Your Palate
In addition to the scheduled events happening, both Junction and Tavern, the two acclaimed restaurants at The Essex, will be open. Since the resort is culinary-focused, every single person on the kitchen team is incredibly skilled, especially the executive chef, Anthony.
Hurry, there isn’t much time left to book your stay, chose your activities, and ring in the New Year Vermont style!