Party Planning

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The Tinkering Turtle

Come shell-e-brate your bear-y special birthday at The Tinkering Turtle toy store, where kids can make their very own stuffed friend to life, either by selecting a pre-made bear (or turtle!), or creating a one-of-a-kind bear in our Vermont Teddy Bear Design Studio.

Eat and Be Hoopy

Eat and Be Hoopy offers unique and memorable hula hooping, art and/or cooking parties for all ages. Host your party in a colorful, party-ready, packed-with-fun studio or have them come to you! Parties are specialized for the group.

Petra Cliffs

Two hour long parties include rock climbing, bouldering, the high ropes course, harness rentals, a party space with tables & chairs, and staff support. Use the full two hours for activities or take a break for opening gifts, a meal, or cake.

Vermont Magician Tom Joyce

Humorous entertainment for children and adults, Tom Joyce been performing a fun and funny magic show for over 50 years. You may have seen him at your local library, at the Addison County Fair, or even F.A.O. Schwartz in New York City.

Turner Toys

Turner Toys is a family-owned toy store with an unbeatable selection of unique toys, Lego, games, puzzles, arts and crafts, and more. The birthday bin program lets kids select parent-approved toys to keep in a bin at the store for friends and family to shop from. Keep $ local at Turner Toys!

Winter Break Fun

Late February means winter breaks and lots of family fun on the schedule. Here are a few ideas to get you inspired, but check out the full calendar here.

Milton Winter Festival, February 16-18

Magic of Maple @ Billings Farm & Museum, February 17-25

Open Gym @ Regal Gymnastics Academy, Mon-Fri & Sundays

Family Art Saturday @ Burlington City Arts, February 24

The Black Experience @ The Flynn, February 24

Earth & Space-tacular Festival @ ECHO, February 24 - March 5

Wintervale @ The Intervale, February 25

Snowshoeing @ Catamount Outdoor Family Center, February 26

Kids Great Puzzle Race @ South Burlington Public Library, February 29

Sugar on Snow @ Palmer's Sugarhouse, March 2-3

More Winter Break Events