So far March has been living up to its historically snowy standards and Vermont’s resorts have plenty of events and deals planned for those looking to visit this month.
March 17, 2017 - St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Scavenger Hunt and Après Ski Party at Okemo Mountain Resort
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Okemo where cut out shamrocks will be hidden along the trails. When kids find one and bring it back to the Clock Tower Base Lodge Resort Services desk, they win a special prize bag filled with goodies. A St. Patrick’s Day Party with Guinness will feature musical guests Gypsy Reel from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Sitting Bull Bar & Restaurant.
March 17, 2017 – St. Patrick’s Day at Sugarbush Resort’s Mt. Ellen
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music, Irish food and beverage specials.
March 17-18, 2017 – Bud Light ShamRock Weekend at Mount Snow Resort
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Mount Snow on Friday, March 17! Thousands of the most fervent (and verdant) fans descend to party on Cuzzins Deck, ski in costume, and rock out to live Irish music outdoors. There will be eggs and kegs in the morning, the annual Pot O' Gold scavenger hunt for a 17/18 Season Pass, lift ticket deals and more.
March 18, 2017 - Ride and Ski New England Party at Bolton Valley
The Ride and Ski New England crew will be rolling into town and throwing a huge party on Saturday, March 18. The party will run from 2-5pm in the James Moore Tavern. There will be live music and a raffle to benefit the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth.
March 18-19, 2017 - Two Day Camp, Explore The Beast With Dan Egan at Killington Resort
See Killington through the eyes of one of the premier adventure skiers in the world as Dan Egan, one of Powder Magazine's Top Skiers of All Time, leads skiers on a mountain adventure, teaching everything from reading terrain to taking on the trees.
March 18-19, 2017 - Sugaring Time Festival at Sugarbush Resort
Celebrate the start of spring and sugaring season with a delicious variety of maple themed activities including a maple nip scavenger hunt, maple-inspired games, and maple dining specials.
March 18-19, 2017 - Mogul Camp With Donna Weinbrecht at Killington Resort
Join Olympic gold medalist and world champion mogul skier, Donna Weinbrecht, and Killington Resort’s top coaches for an unforgettable learning experience available to men and women, 18+.
March 19, 2017- Ski Vermont Specialty Food Day at Bolton Valley
Enjoy all the flavors of Vermont during the Ski Vermont 2017 Specialty Food Day at Bolton Valley on Sunday, March 19, from 10:30am - 2:30pm.
March 24-26, 2017 – Bud Light Reggafest at Mount Snow Resort
Bud Light Reggaefest returns to Mount Snow for a weekend of fantastic live Reggae music! Featuring great performances at the Snow Barn as well as a party out in the Base Area Saturday and Sunday. Plus check out the annual Sink or Skim Pond Skimming competition on Saturday and the Duct Tape Derby on Sunday.
March 25, 2017 – Marchdi Gras at Stratton Mountain Resort
Stratton celebrates Marchdi Gras and the Annual Village (Southern-Style) Block Party. Enjoy live music, specialty food and drink, and fun/free activities for the kids! Festivities start at 3pm.
March 25-26, 2017 – Island Weekend at Sugarbush Resort’s Lincoln Peak
Spring fever takes over Sugarbush with reggae music, island cuisine, drink specials, and fun-in-the-sun beach activities.
March 25-26, 2017 - Spring Thing at Bolton Valley
Join Bolton Valley for a special 50th Anniversary spring celebration on March 25 & 26, 2017. A full slate of activities and events throughout the weekend to be announced including the return of the snow bar, tug of war, pond skimming, face painting, on snow bounce house, banked slalom, Snurfer challenge, camp fires & more!
March 25-26, 2017- Spring Fling and Annual Pond Skim at Stratton Mountain Resort
Goggle tans and t-shirts are accessories of choice as Stratton enjoy spring’s soft snow, longer days and sunshine with a weekend of celebration and the Annual Pond Skim!
March 30, 2017 - Pat Donohue at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center at Stowe Mountain Resort
GRAMMY® winning fingerpicker and story-teller Pat Donohue’s devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard. Pat will be playing nimble interpretations of old blues, swing, R&B and his original tunes. For tickets go to www.sprucepeakarts.org
Stowe Mountain Resort
Take advantage of the Stowe ByPass Program in March and save over 25% on lift tickets. This is the easiest and fastest way to hit the slopes at Stowe’s best daily discount, with no blackout dates.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Plan a midweek getaway to Stratton Mountain and save up to 50% on lift and lodging plus 2-day access to the Training and Fitness Center. Also in March save big on lodging with up to 40% off on midweek lodging rates and 30% off on weekends. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions and is based on availability.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort’s Spring Skiesta Card offers unrestricted skiing and riding from March 17 through the end of the 2016/2017 winter season (typically mid-April). The cards go on sale starting March 1 and Skiesta Card pricing is for all ages, 7 and older (children 6 and younger always ski free at Okemo). The Spring Skiesta Card offers direct-to-lift convenience with no blackout dates. Lift access at Okemo requires an RFID Real.Easy Card which must be carried in a pocket to access lifts. Learn more about pricing and details here.
Bolton Valley first opened for skiing and riding in December of 1966, making this year their 50th Anniversary. In honor of that date lift tickets will be just $19.66 every non-holiday Monday for the season, as well as for their night skiing days, 4pm, Tuesday through Saturday.
Middlebury College Snow Bowl
Get a jump on next season at Middlebury College Snow Bowl come March 1, 2017. They will begin selling 2017-18 season passes that will allow the purchaser to ski and ride the rest of this 2016-17 season with their new pass.
Visit Mt. Ellen on Thursday from now until March 23, 2017 and pay on $30 for a lift ticket. After a day on the mountain, head to the Green Mountain Lounge for some live après music and food. Save on lodging with their stay four nights and get the fifth night free deal at Clay Brook or Resort Condos. Many properties include a full kitchen and a deck. Breakfast included for slopeside kings at Clay Brook. All properties are conveniently located around the Lincoln Peak base area.
Mountain Top Inn
The production of maple syrup, known as “sugaring”, usually takes place in March – but visitors can book the Sweet Maple Mania Package anytime in March or April at the Mountain Top Inn. The package start at $575 double occupancy for two nights (plus tax and resort fee) and includes:
- Classic lodge accommodations for two
- Full Country Breakfast each morning featuring pancakes with real Vermont maple syrup
- Sweet smelling Vermont made maple soy candle for you to take home (1 per package)
- Delectable Vermont Maple Truffles (made in Mendon, VT)
- Use of resort facilities including Sauna, Hot Tub, Trails, Ice Rink (weather permitting)