Santa-themed events in New England ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Ri-Ra Irish Pub Participants receive a Santa suit when they sign up for the Santa 5K Run & Walk. Ri-Ra Irish Pub Nearly 2,000 Santa-suited runners will turn downtown Burlington, Vt., into a sea of red on Dec. 2. Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce Santa's arrival by tugboat ushered in the holiday season in Mystic, Conn. Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce Santa waved to onlookers as he arrived in Mystic, Conn. Sunday River Resort On Santa Sunday, participants wearing Santa suits can ski for free. Sunday River Resort Hundreds of Santas took to the trails at Sunday River. Sunday River Resort Santas rode ski lifts during Santa Sunday. Sunday River Resort More than 250 skiers and riders donned Santa suits last year for Sunday River's Santa Sunday.