Extended Holiday Hours!

by carrieors on December 15, 2014


2014 ORk holiday hours

We’re open late just for you! We know the holidays are a busy, stressful time for everyone and have extended our hours to accommodate your needs. Swing in after work or pop in after the little ones are snug in their beds! Happy holidays from all of us here at Onion River Kids!

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Babywearing 101

by Caroline on December 10, 2014

ORK Babywearing clinic

 Babywearing Clinic this Saturday, December 13, from 10 – 11 am

Learn to properly wear your little one in a baby carrier, to dress them comfortably for cold weather, and then take 20% off all in-stock baby carriers!

We’ll be joined by babywearing expert Liz Guilfoyle from Babywearers of Central Vermont. This is a great opportunity to learn how to carry your child safely and easily, to meet other new parents in the area, and to save big on terrific babywear carriers from brands like Bitty Bean, Ergo, and Moby Wrap!

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Flannel Friday, Sock Saturday, & Cider Monday!

by Caroline on November 26, 2014

ORS TSH ORK Thanksgiving Promos 2014

We know you and your family love supporting local businesses and getting great deals, too! So this Friday, when you finish your breakfast of leftover Thanksgiving turkey, put on your favorite flannel shirt and head downtown to kick off holiday shopping at Montpelier’s FLANNEL FRIDAY!

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On November 28, enjoy store-specific specials and events across town. Along with Onion River Sports and The Shoe Horn, we’ll be offering $10 off EACH $50 you spend! Stock up on holiday gifts, winter necessities for the kids, and even enter to win a Mad River Rocket Stinger sled — a $125 value!

Then, join us at all three Langdon Street locations for SOCK SATURDAY on November 29 to enjoy 20% off all socks! And instead of Cyber Monday, come by December 1 for Cider Monday to enjoy hot mulled cider and delicious donuts from Cold Hollow Cider Mill while you shop!

Happy Thanksgiving! We’ll see you at the sales!

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Time to Get Out and Play!

by carrieors on November 14, 2014

ORKpatSo Much Patagonia®!

Our shipment has arrived with a rainbow of colors any kiddo will love! Warm and light, gone are the Christmas Story days where mom had to dress you in so many layers the thought of putting your arms down was exhausting! A base layer, a sweater, a Patagonia® Puffy and you’re good for a day outside with your friends!

Speaking of fun with your friends, have you been to Onion River Sports to pick up your Cross Country Ski Touring package yet? Their Lease program is perfect for those with a love of skiing but growing like weeds! New packages at $130 and used package $95 (while supplies last). Your kiddo is in for an entire winter of skiing fun! They will even swap equipment out mid-season if your little weed shoots up a few inches or their boots become too tight (up to size 38)!

Hope to see you all soon!

The Folks at Onion River Kids

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The Pre-Season Ski Sale Is Here!

by carrieors on November 7, 2014


The Pre-Season Ski Sale is Thursday, November 6th – Sunday November 9th!

Stop by this weekend for pre-season savings on kids gear, too: enjoy 20% off on junior helmets, goggles, winter jackets, snow pants, base layers, snowshoes, and skis, and an additional 10% off clearance items! And if your child is growing faster than the time it takes to lace up her ski boots, check out our 2014-2015 kid’s nordic lease program. We’ve got new packages in-stock and ready to go for $130 and used for $95, featuring easy-to-use Fischer waxless skis with warm, comfortable junior boots and sturdy poles. See you at the sale!

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Moonlight Madness! Thursday, October 16

by Caroline on October 15, 2014

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Moonlight Madness is Thursday, October 16!

20% off STOREWIDE from 6-9pm

Get a jump on the season THIS Thursday! It’s Montpelier’s annual Moonlight Madness sales event! Everything your little ones need for fall and winter will be a whopping 20% off (bicycles are the one exception) from 6pm to 9pm. Thinking about a new puffy jacket to keep your child warm while he waits for the bus? Looking to replace the waterproof boots your toddler has already outgrown? Eyeing a jogger or pack for the baby on the way? This Thursday night is the perfect time to stock up on all kinds of kids’ gear and apparel! We’ll even offer 10% off all day in case you can’t make it in the night of the sale. Remember to look for other great deals and events at Onion River Sports, The Shoe Horn, and throughout downtown Montpelier.

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Birthday Celebration THIS Saturday!

by Caroline on October 1, 2014

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Happy 6th Birthday to Onion River Kids!

Join us Saturday, October 4

Do you remember when you turned 6? We hope you’ll help us make our 6th birthday a special memory this Saturday, October 4! Stop by to celebrate from 10 am to 5 pm. We’ll be giving out the presents! We’ll also have balloons and yummy Birchgrove Baking cupcakes (while they last). Thanks to the entire Onion River Kids family of customers–young and old–for supporting us for six terrific years. We can’t wait for all of the adventures and fun to come as we grow up!

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Summer Sidewalk Sales!

by Caroline on August 8, 2014

SideWalk Sales Fri to Sun


Don’t miss


through Sunday, August 10


It’s time for one of our favorite things about August in Montpelier: Summer Sidewalk Sales! All of your favorite downtown shops will be celebrating summer with sidewalk sales this weekend, but here at Onion River Kids we’re getting a head start on the sale by starting Friday, August 8! Now through Sunday, August 10, SAVE BIG with jaw-dropping deals on in-stock kids gear, footwear, and apparel. We’re discounting kids summer clothing from favorite brands like Patagonia, Marmot, and The North Face, and footwear essentials like Keen Newport H2s, Teva Hurricanes, and select styles from Livie & Luca and Saucony UP TO 70% OFF. Plus, we’ll have much, much more marked way, way down!

Join us on Friday from 10-6, Saturday from 10-5, and Sunday from 10-4. We’ll see you on the sidewalk!

And don’t miss the incredible sales at The Shoe Horn and Onion River Sports!


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by carrieors on June 2, 2014

The Ultimate Dad Giveaway!




Bitybean is proud to announce the Ultimate Dad Giveaway filled with prizes for Dad to be ready for anything! We have teamed together with some of Vermont’s amazing brands to celebrate Dads on Father’s Day! Everything a Dad needs to get out and explore the world with his family.

Go ahead start your adventure by entering HERE! You know the Dad in your life will love this!

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Birkenstock Trunk Show

by carrieors on June 2, 2014

73128Join us THIS Saturday, June 7 for our FIRST EVER

Birkenstock Trunk Show!

We’ll have the cutest little Birks you’ve ever seen in great colors and styles, perfect for Vermont kids. Select Birkenstock kids’ footwear will be 10% to 20% off for ONE DAY ONLY!

It’s also the Birkenstock Trunk Show for adults at The Shoe Horn Boutique, just across the street. Check out Women’s and Men’s Birkenstocks in the latest and greatest styles and colors all day long in the trunk that our Rep is bringing. Select adult styles will be 10% to 20% off for ONE DAY ONLY!


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