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THE TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL 2016 Starlight Santa, The American Santa in Chimney

The 27th Annual Starlight Santa: The American Santa in Chimney

As we celebrate 27 years of creating our annual Starlight Santa, we’re pleased to be introducing an American style Santa in chimney. While the shape is reminiscent of the traditional American Santa Claus, there is a hint of European—mostly Scandinavian—flare with the Santa’s coat color. READ MORE »

Judi Vaillancourt decorating the annual Window Display for the 2016 Christmas Opening on Friday, November 4th.

Getting Ready For Christmas

#BehindTheScenes: Preparing For The Annual Christmas Opening With Starlight Santa The week before Halloween is often a time that parents are busy putting final touches on their children's costumes and making certain that their house is stocked with candy for the occasional trick or treaters. But, READ MORE »

A selection of some of the newly acquired Starlight Santas.

Memory Lane With Starlight Santa Favorites

Spring is a time for refreshing. To celebrate the new season—in addition to the melting of winter memories—we were fortunate enough to acquire a private collection of past Starlight Santas which brought back many kind memories. Since we started producing this popular series in 1990 we READ MORE »

The Decorating Process

Decorating For Christmas

Once again the shop will be completely transformed for the Christmas season.  Beautiful exotic glass ornaments shimmer in the Christmas lights, elves on ladders climb the trees, toys magically move and play music, a winter woodland filled with “wildlife” and of course trees and garlands sparkling with READ MORE »


Pre-Order Your Starlight

We are expecting a strong turn up for the 22nd Starlight Santa. Many regional collectors will line up to be the first through the doors when the Gallery opens on December 4th. As with years in the past, the first in line means the choice READ MORE »

Rob Wing, Director of Child Life Services with Gary, Judi and Luke Vaillancourt unveiling the new Fun Center.

Introducing Our 15th “Fun Center” at UMass Memorial

Vaillancourt Folk Art is proud to have worked with the George A. Ramlose Foundation in the release of the newest Fun Center for the Starlight Foundation of New England at UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center. Robert Wing, the Director of Child Life Services at Umass READ MORE »

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