There’s a lot to do in Rutland. As one of Vermont’s largest cities, there are many shopping and recreational activities available. From the Diamond Run Mall to the movie theater in the downtown Rutland Shopping Plaza, everything you need is right here.

Here is a sampling of what you can find in the greater Rutland area:

Killington and Pico ski areas

The college campus is located only 11 miles from Pico Ski Area and 14 miles from Killington Ski Area. Killington Resort is the largest ski area in the Northeast offering 140 alpine and snowboard trails.

Pine Hill Park

Pine Hill Park offers a highly refined, 300 acre, 16 mile trail system offering some of the very best mountain biking, running, hiking, walking, and snowshoeing in the central Vermont region. The park is also free to access.

December calendar of events

Friday, Dec. 4
Gift of Life Marathon
Rutland High School, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 4
Rutland County Farmers’ Market Holiday Fair
College of St. Joseph, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 4-5
Vermont Holiday Festival
Killington Grand Resort Hotel

Saturday, Dec. 5
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church Christmas Fair
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 5
Rutland County Farmers’ Market Holiday Fair
College of St. Joseph, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5
St. Bridget’s Christmas Bazaar
St. Bridget’s Church, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5
Santa Train
Downtown Rutland, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5
Gift of Life Marathon
American Legion Post 31, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5
Festival of Trees
Paramount Theatre, 6-11 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 7
Gift of Life Marathon
Holiday Inn, 12-6 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 10
Gift of Life Marathon
Diamond Run Mall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 10
Extended Shopping Night
Downtown Rutland, 5-7:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 11
Gift of Life Marathon
Elks Lodge #345, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12
Vermont Farmers’ Market Christmas Holiday Show
Holiday Inn, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12
Gift of Life Marathon
Alliance Community Fellowship Church, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12
Holiday Hustle 5k Fun Run/Walk
Rutland High School, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12
ArtWalk
Downtown Rutland, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12
Second Saturday Standup Christmas Fundraiser
Coffee Exchange, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 13
Wellness Fair
Kula Cooperative, 12-4 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 13
VSO Holiday Pops Concert
Paramount Theatre, 3 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 13
Freezing Finals 5K Fun Run/Walk
College of St. Joseph, 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 15
Gift of Life Marathon
College of St. Joseph, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 15
Rutland Young Professionals December Mixer
Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum, 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22
Downtown Rutland’s Winter Movie Series: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Paramount Theatre, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 29
Downtown Rutland’s Winter Movies Series: Frozen
Paramount Theatre, 7 p.m.

For more information on any of the events listed above, visit the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce.