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2013-14 Season Events Calendar

DECEMBER:

Rails 2 Riches at Killington Resort
The East Coast’s top rail jam is back again in 2013 and boasts an astounding $20,000 cash purse.
December 7, 2013

BrewFest at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Smugglers’ popular BrewFests bookend the ski and ride season in the winter and spring, with local and regional beers for sampling, music, food, prizes, and a souvenir glass.
December 7, 2013 and March 29, 2014

Stowe MountainFest Demo Day at Stowe Mountain Resort
An annual early-season tradition since the term ‘Demo’ became fashionable. Top brands and representatives camp out for the day and allow you to try all the latest and greatest goods for free.
December 7, 2014

Wassail Weekend at Suicide Six Ski Area
Torchlight Parade and dance at Suicide Six
December 12, 2014

Okemo’s Family New Year’s Eve at Okemo Mountain Resort
Midnight arrives early for friends and family enjoying a whole host of activities. okemo.com
December 31, 2013

New Year’s Eve Celebration and Dog Parade at Sugarbush Resort
Bark in the New Year at the 4th Annual Dog Parade with your K9 friend in his/her most festive costume. The $10 registration fee goes towards PAWSitive Pantry. Keep the night rolling with a New Year’s Eve Celebration that includes a torchlight parade, fireworks, live music and more.
December 31, 2013

 

JANUARY:

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month at Vermont Resorts
Beginners get $29 lift ticket for the beginner area, lesson/ and equipment rental. Some restrictions apply, must reserve in advance: skivermont.com/learn.
Month of January, 2014

Specialty Food Days at Vermont Resorts  
Sample delicious Vermont food while skiing and riding Vermont slopes. Ski Vermont, the Agency of Agriculture and the Vermont Maple Foundation join forces to promote Vermont specialty foods at area ski resorts. Vermont Specialty Food Days offer skiers and riders the opportunity to sample tasty treats from a variety Vermont food companies while visiting resorts.
January through April 2014

College Days at Bolton Valley
$19 lift tickets for college students.
Midweek from January 1-17, 2014

Bolton After Dark at Bolton Valley
$19 night skiing and riding for all ages, plus $2 flatbread slices, $2 sodas and draft beer specials. Plus a free screening of a ski or snowboard movie.
Every Saturday starting in January, 2014

$30 Thursdays at Mt. Ellen, Sugarbush Resort
Ski and ride Thursdays at Mt. Ellen all day for just $30 during non-holiday periods and then join the après party at the Green Mountain Lounge featuring live music, free appetizers from local sponsors and beer specials.
Non-holiday Thursdays starting January 9, 2014

Free Alpine Demo Day at the Nordic Barn, Topnotch Resort & Spa
Try the latest and greatest alpine equipment free – including any adult high performance ski package or choose skis only.
January 9, 2014

Tour De Trapp 30K/15K Skate Marathon (Zak Cup) at Trapp Family Lodge
A great season opener for distance racing. The 2 or 4 lap, mass start skate race will occur on the race course. A fun and thrilling newly updated FIS race course will be used for the event.
January 18, 2014       

14th Annual Nationally Sanctioned Ice Carving Competition at Stowe Mountain Resort
The country’s best amateur and professional Ice Carvers compete by creating frozen masterpieces in the Spruce Peak Plaza at the base of Stowe Mountain Resort.
January 25, 2014

9th Annual Paintball Biathlon at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort
A fun biathlon, a one-day event, with participants from Bill Koch Youth League and high school skiers. Race information and registration details call 802-483-6089.
January 26, 2014

Roll Back the Clock Day at Mad River Glen
The last Tuesday in January is always Roll Back the Clock Day at Mad River Glen. To celebrate lift ticket prices are “rolled back” to the 1948 rate of just $3.50 – Seriously!
January 28, 2014

 

FEBRUARY:

USSMA Sugarbush and Mad River Glen Randonnee Race at Sugarbush Resort
Join us for one of the biggest and best Randonnee races in North America, right here in the Mad River Valley.
February 2, 2014

Free Ladies Winter Adventure Day at the Nordic Barn, Topnotch Resort & Spa
Snowshoe or cross country ski adventures with free rentals and refreshments. Space is limited, reservations required.
February 6, 2014

Mom’s Day Off at Bromley Mountain Resort
Bring a picture of your kid and ski or ride all day for a $15 donation to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center.
February 7, 2014

The Annual Skier/Border Cross Challenge at Jay Peak Resort
Test your skills and agility as you careen at mach speeds through gates, banked turns and table tops. Open for skiers and riders of all abilities.
February 8, 2014

50+ Years of Magic Retro Day at Magic Mountain
Magic is said to be "old school" and this is the day to flaunt it on the slopes! There will be après ski trivia contests, best retro outfit awards and buffet dinner and dancing to music since the 60s.
February 8, 2014

Cloud Nine Nuptials Resort at Mount Snow Resort
Couples are invited to renew their vows or tie-the-knot for the first time at 3,600-feet during Mount Snow's Cloud Nine Nuptials on Valentine's Day.
February 14, 2014

Feb Fest! at Bromley Mountain Resort
Starting 7p.m. watch a torchlight parade followed by fireworks. Then it's dancing in the Wild Boar, the silent auction, vacation raffle, and dessert tasting in the base lodge.
February 15, 2014

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks at Quechee Ski Area
Participants meet at the base of The Ski Hill, with flashlights, for a winter dance down the hill. Fireworks and hot chocolate top the night of festivities.
February 16, 2014

FamilyFun Winter Carnival at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Smugglers’ teams up with FamilyFun magazine to host the Winter Carnival, an afternoon of games, giveaways, face painting, music, free barbecue and lots of family fun on the snow!
February 20, 2014

Middlebury College Winter Carnival/EISA Ski Championships at the Snow Bowl
February 21-22, 2014 

Magic WinterFest 2014 at Magic Mountain
The biggest winter celebration at Magic with the Black Magic Extreme Challenge, Alpine Club Silent Auction and après ski party, buffet dinner and Torch Light Parade with fireworks!
February 22, 2014

Triple Crown Unconventional Terrain Competition at Mad River Glen
The Mad River Glen Triple Crown Competition Series kicks off with the Unconventional Terrain Competition. Competitors are challenged by the “Ski It If You Can” steeps, cliffs, jumps, and rocks, as they plunge down the relentless Lift Line course.  
February 22, 2013

Cardboard Box Derby at Quechee Ski Area
Kids design and build their own cardboard box sleds and they race them for prizes. Creativity abounds in the design of the participating vessels.
February, 22, 2013

Hope on the Slopes Vertical Challenge at Jay Peak Resort
Every foot of vertical you rack up equals dollars going to the fight against cancer. Fight as a team or on your own.
February 23, 2014

Stowe Derby at Stowe Mountain Resort
The Stowe Derby is the oldest and original downhill Cross-Country race in North America - a race from the top of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak to the historic village of Stowe. February 23, 2014

 

MARCH:

Bud Light Mardi Gras Resort at Mount Snow Resort
Bud Light Mardi Gras Celebration featuring the Penguin Sliding Championships (new this year), skiing jesters, lift line giveaways, 10,000+ beads, après parties and a huge Bud Light Concert.
March 1, 2014

USSA 2014 Cross Country Ski Junior Nationals at Trapp Family Lodge
Let the hills come alive March 1-8, 2014!  The Trapp Family Lodge is honored to host the USSA Junior National Nordic Ski Championships
March 1- 8, 2014      

Free Telemark Rentals and Tour at the Nordic Barn, Topnotch Resort & Spa
Try free-heeling yet? This is your chance! Ski Stowe a whole new way with Nordic Barn owner, Don Allen thanks to a free rental on a pair of Telemark skis.
March 6, 2014

Marchdi Gras at Stratton Mountain Resort
Let the good times roll with live music, celebrity chefs and noted mixologists in a weekend party throughout Stratton Village that will knock your boots off. Beads included.
March 7-9, 2014

Vermont Open at Stratton Mountain Resort
Celebrate snowboarding history, tradition and progression. Music, open competition including the Junior Jam and the Washed Up Cup banked slalom that draws storied pros from our past.  
March 7-9, 2014

TD Bank J2 Championships at Rikert Nordic Center
March 7-9, 2014

Light the Night Rail Jam at Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo will be throwing some light on Bull Run while competitors throw tricks outside the Sitting Bull starting at 6 p.m.
March 8, 2014

North American Telemark Festivalat Mad River Glen
The world's largest and oldest gathering of Telemark skiers. Come make the pilgrimage to the “Telemark Mecca”!
March 8-9, 2014

Extreme Skiing Challenge at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Take on Smugglers' most challenging lift-accessed terrain in this freeskiing competition, now in its second year. Competitors are judged on line, control, fluidity, technique, and style. Big prizes. www.snscvt.com
March 9, 2014

Inaugural Catamount Trail Classic at Bolton Valley & Trapp Family Lodge
Help raise money for the Catamount Ski Cubs youth program by skiing from Bolton to Trapps on a classic section of the Catamount Trail.
March 9, 2014           

"Get Your Irish Up" Big Air Contest at Magic Mountain
Spring is in the air and the skiers and boarders will be too. The crowds gather at the base lodge deck during après ski to watch 'em go vertical!
March 15, 2014

24 Hours of Stratton at Stratton Mountain Resort
Teams compete in a 24 hour skiing and riding marathon to benefit the Stratton Foundation. Parties plus more events for fans in this Vermont Top 10 Winter event.  
March 15-16, 2014

MusicFEST 2014 at Okemo Mountain Resort
MusicFEST is a unique lifestyle experience combining mountain sports with live music, innovative natural brands and the sustainably focused Reverb Eco-Village.
March 16, 2014

NOR’BEASTER at Killington Resort
Celebrate Spring with six jam-packed weeks of music and competitions including the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge.
March 20-May 3, 2014

Bud Light Reggaefest at Mount Snow Resort
Bud Light Reggaefest is a weekend full of live music for all the reggae lovers! Not into Reggae? Then checkout our Sink or Skim competition or the Duct Tape Derby.
March 21-23

Pond Skimming at Bolton Valley
Try to skim our giant man-made pond or cheer others on as you stay dry.
March 22, 2014

Spring Fling Weekend at Bromley Mountain Resort
Live music and fun family events both Saturday & Sunday including the Trampoline Things, a waffle eating contest, Pond skimming and the Duct Tape Derby.
March 22-23, 2014

Beach Party at Jay Peak Resort
It's simple really; enjoy sun, snow, music, volleyball and frothy adult beverages at Jay Peak's annual Beach Party.
March 29, 2014

 

APRIL/MAY:

23rd Annual Pond Skimming Celebration at Burke Mountain
Celebrate Spring at an outdoor BBQ & Beer Tent and watch 50 crazy contestants skim the pond for the title of King and Queen of the Pond.
April 5, 2014

Killington Triathlon at Killington Resort
Ski Superstar, bike the Killington work roads and run down to the Snowshed Base Lodge and back up to the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars. Do you have what it takes to win the Killington Triathlon?
May 3, 2013

 

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