A Healthy Island is a Community-Engaged Island…

Save the Date:  Winterfest 2020
January 16, 17 & 18

WF2020 Schedule

HIP’s WinterFest began in 2006 and is held the third weekend in January. It’s a great opportunity to get out of the house and join your neighbors and friends for a weekend of fun. Everyone is welcome and all food, activities and entertainment are FREE!


Recent WinterFests have included:

Visit with Frosty!
A Free Community Soup Supper
A three course lunch by Edible Island
Zumba for kid and adults
Visit with Cheryl’s miniature horses



Live Entertainment

Cribbage Tournament

Robot Time with Mickie Flores
Pet Photo Contest
Live music in the Gym
Hands-on activities all day Saturday

Zumba for kids and for all
“Learn-to-Play Pickleball” and the now famous Pickleball Tournament
WinterFest Fireworks over the Stonington Ballfield
Bonfire with hotdogs, marshmallows and hot chocolate
Community Dance with great live music at the Opera House

And when there is SNOW… we build igloos!
Go to Dr. Why’s website to learn “How to build an Igloo and other snow shelters.”


Each year brings new surprises. Please join us!

WinterFest Photos through the years…