Upcoming Events

Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa

Friday, November 5, 2021 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Kick off the Christmas season with the unveiling of the Annual Christmas Decoration Theme at Vaillancourt Folk Art in Sutton, MA. In addition to exploring the year’s inspiring decorations, premier numbers of the annual Starlight Chalkware Santa will be made available.

2021 Vaillancourt Christkindlesmarkt & Artisan Show

Friday, November 12, 2021 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 13, 2021 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate the season with Sutton’s Christkindlesmarkt & Artisan Show at Vaillancourt Folk Art on Friday, November 12th and Saturday, November 13th. Shop some of America’s best known artists and enjoy authentic German food and drink in the outdoor atmosphere of a European Christmas market.

#DickensWeekend: A Christmas Carol with Gerald Charles Dickens

Saturday, November 27, 2021 2:00 pm
Saturday, November 27, 2021 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 28, 2021 12:00 pm
Sunday, November 28, 2021 4:00 pm

Get into the Christmas Spirit with Dickens, by Dickens this Thanksgiving Weekend as Charles Dickens’ great-great-grandson, Gerald takes the stage at Vaillancourt Folk Art’s Blaxton Hall Theatre with a one-man performance of Dickens’ most recognized work,  A Christmas Carol.

Vaillancourt Viking River Cruise through Europe's Christmas Markets

Join Judi & Gary as they host a Christmas Market’s cruise & tour along Eastern Germany’s famed ELBE RIVER. You’ll visit Saxon Switzerland; Dresden; Meissen; Wittenberg and Potsdam with hotel overnights in Prague and Berlin.

Mini Outdoor German Christmas Wine Markets

Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 11, 2021 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 18, 2021 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

After a successful inaugural year in 2020, we’re pleased to be planning on continuing our outdoor miniature German Christmas Wine Markets. During these markets, we’re pleased to be offering the 90+ Cellars Rosé Truck serving Christmas wines, Glühwein, and hot chocolate to be enjoyed outside with prepared baked goods by Fraulein’s Bakery. Tickets are not needed—come at your leisure or enjoy before or after shopping.

Drink Menu

  • Second Annual Vaillancourt Christmas Cabernet Sauvignon (2017, Alexander Valley)
  • Prosecco (Veneto, Italy)
  • Warm Nüernberger Glühwein – With collectors mug
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Bottled Water

Pre-Packaged Food Menu

  • Stollen Traditional
  • Stollen Poppy
  • Stollen Mixed Nuts
  • Stollen Marzipan
  • Lebkuchen
  • Pfeffernuesse
  • Zimtsterne (cinnamon stars)
  • Baumkuchen
  • Various cookies (boxed)

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, food and beverages must be consumed outdoors and CDC recommendations of masks and social distancing enforced.

Sutton Chain of Lights

Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
One of the free trolleys stopping at Vaillancourt Folk Art during the Sutton Chain of Lights

Nothing says quintessential small town Christmas celebration like the Annual Sutton Chain of Lights. Hop on a free trolley on the first Saturday of December and see the sights of the town. During your visit to Vaillancourt Folk Art, enjoy Christmas Shopping and entertainment to get you into the Christmas spirit.

The Simon Pearce Enchanted Forest

Order the 2021 Starlight Santa

The 2021 Vaillancourt Catalog