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Ski Vermont's November Events & Deals

EVENTS:

October 31, 2014 - Wobbly Barn Halloween at Killington
Killington is kicking off the Wobbly Barn Nightclub season with live music and the best costume party in Vermont, all sponsored by Dos Equis. Admission is free, and costumes are required. There are big prizes on the line including a Killington Season pass, Pico Season Passes, Dinner at the Wobbly Barn for the best dressed group, and the most interesting costumes wins a trip to New Orleans for the Dos Equis Masquerade Party.

November 1, 2014 – Day of the Dead Party at Mount Snow Resort
Head to Snow Barn for a scary good time starting at 7 p.m. with free cover for anyone in a costume ($5 otherwise), live Grateful Dead tribute band, costume contest and more.

November 1, 2014 -  New England Ski Museum Dinner at Killington Resort
Killington Resort founder Preston Leete Smith will become the ninth recipient of New England Ski Museum’s Spirit of Skiing Award at the museum’s annual meeting, to be held at the Grand Resort Hotel at Killington. To purchase tickets, please call the New England Ski Museum at 603-823-7177.

November 8, 2014 - Perlman Music Program Celebration Concert at Stowe’s Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
To cap off its fourth annual Fall Residency in Stowe, exceptional Perlman Music Program alumni ensembles perform chamber music masterworks, and Maestro Itzhak Perlman conducts the PMP String Orchestra, in a stunning Celebration Concert

November 21-23, 2014 - Annual Ski Swap and Sale at Okemo Mountain Resort
Here’s a great opportunity to purchase new and pre-owned ski and snowboard equipment, clothing and accessories at great prices! All proceeds benefit Okemo Mountain School. Call (802) 228-1513 for more information.

November 22, 2014 - Riglet Park at the Colonie Center – Bromley Mountain
Join Bromley Mountain, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort & Burton Snowboards for a fun pre-season event at the Colonie Center Mall in Albany.  Kids enjoy a super-fun indoor snowboarding set up for never-evers or experts.  

November 22, 2014 - The Big Kicker at Sugarbush Resort
Sugarbush and Mad River Glen host an epic winter kick-off party at Waitsfield’s American Flatbread, which will include rail jams, ski movies, local food and libations, and appearances by partners including The High Fives Foundation and Flyin’ Ryan.

November 22, 2014 - The Gathering at Stowe’s Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
Windham Hill Records founder and Grammy winning guitarist Will Ackerman will join fellow Vermonters, acclaimed pianist Masako and eighteen year old guitar virtuoso Matteo Palmer, as well as the Zone Music Awards winner for Best Instrumental Piano Album in 2010 and 2013, pianist Heidi Breyer. 

November 23, 2014 – Loaded Turkey Rail Jam at Killington Resort
This year, Killington is kicking off the season with a rail jam - Thanksgiving style. That’s right, they've got a turkey as the grand prize along with all the fixings for second and third place winners. In addition, top male and female competitors in ski and snowboard divisions will receive free entry into Rails 2 Riches!

November 26-30 - Opening Weekend at Stratton Mountain
Opening weekend events include the Thanksgiving Day Gobble Gobble Wobble 5K that last year brought out 300 runners and walkers, many donning festive costumes,  après ski with The Peacheaters, Allman Brothers tribute band, playing live in Grizzly’s and late night with DJ Joe Bell.

November 27, 2014 - Thanksgiving Day Feast at Timbers Restaurant at Sugarbush Resort
Enjoy a traditional New England holiday feast at Timbers Restaurant with a menu full of Thanksgiving favorites. Reservations required. Please call 802-583-5800 to make reservations.

November 27, 2014 - Thanksgiving Dinner at Coleman Brook Tavern at Okemo Mountain Resort
A Thanksgiving buffet with locally raised, farm-fresh turkey and all the traditional fixings prepared by Executive Chef Scot Emerson and his staff. Served from 2-8 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Call (802) 228-1435.

November 28, 2014 - Turkey Hangover Hill Climb at Mount Snow Resort
Work off that extra helping of pie from the night before by taking part in the free Turkey Hangover Hill Climb with green circle, blue square and black diamond course lengths starting and returning in the Main Base Area; silly costumes encouraged.

November 28, 2014 - Opening Day at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Smugglers' plans to kick off ski and ride operations with intermediate terrain on Sterling Mountain available for skiers and riders to enjoy with early season lift ticket and lodging values. www.smuggs.com/skivtw

November 28, 2014 - The Golden Dragon Acrobats at Stowe’s Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
Experience them just before they open on Broadway! The Golden Dragon Acrobats bring to Stowe the best of a 27 century-old Chinese royal tradition. They blend lavish costumes, award-winning acrobatics, & traditional dance, together with a hint of ancient and contemporary theater, to create a spectacular show for the whole family. 

November 28 -29, 2014 - Woodstock Inn & Resort 2014 Holiday Fair
Kick off the holiday shopping season on the Garden Level of The Woodstock Inn & Resort. Vermont & New England vendors will sell pottery, art, wood, glass, jewelry, food & confections. www.woodstockinn.com

November 29, 2014 - Trot It Off 5k at Okemo Mountain Resort
This 5k running/walking race is perfect for the avid runner or the recreational walker eager to burn off the calories from that extra slice of Thanksgiving dessert. Registration is $25 per person and proceeds go to support the Wendy Neal Scholarship Fund and Black River Good Neighbor Services. Register online at okemo.com.

November 29, 2014 - Torchlight Parade, Fireworks and visit from Santa at Mount Snow Resort
Join us for a beautiful night of festivities with a torchlight parade down the Canyon trail (conditions permitting) followed by a huge fireworks display and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

 

DEALS:

Bromley Mountain

Fully transferable Value Tickets save you up to $15 off holiday rates this season, The catch? Must purchase before December 3, 2014.   

Our Sun Mountain Card is back, with brand new benefits. The Sun Mountain Card saves – new this season - $30 off midweek lift tickets, $20 off weekend lift tickets and $10 off every holiday* lift ticket that you buy, PLUS you get a free lift ticket once you purchase the card. The free lift ticket can be used anytime except holiday periods.* Plus, save $10 off your card when you purchase before December 19, 2014.  *Holiday periods: 12/26/14 - 1/1/15; 1/17 - 1/19/15; 2/14 - 2/20/15/

The Super Duper Ski Package 
New this season! This $599 package includes a 6-Pack of Kidsule (our full day ski and snowboard program for 5-14 year olds) Ski Lessons, a free pair of Elan Starr Skis with Quick Trick bindings (Free to keep upon purchase of package.), a coupon for discounts on boots, poles & accessories in the Bromley Shop, and, upon completion of the sixth lesson, your child will have earned a 2014/15 Bromley Season Pass.

Jay Peak Resort

US Thanksgiving Lodging Deal
A family affair, only with better activities and possibly less dishes if you decide on reserving at Howie’s or Alice’s Table for an all-you-can-eat buffet supper (menus and prices coming soon). Book a Waterpark Vacation from $145 per night for a family of 4 (or $121 for 2 Adults). We’ll throw in lift tickets for free, if we’re open for skiing & riding. Must book by October 31st, 2014.

Killington Resort

Killington Resort is now offering Beast Tickets at the Best Prices, including up to 60% off single day lift tickets, through a new online lift ticket portal.

Killington Resort also offers free nights of lodging and free days on the slopes through a midweek Ski & Stay Free package. Arrive Sunday, Monday or Tuesday night for three nights of lodging and three days of skiing for the price of two - your third night and day are free. Or arrive Sunday or Monday for four nights and days for the price of three -- your fourth night and day are free. Available for arrivals November 30, 2014 through April 18, 2015, non-peak. Advance reservations required, packages must be booked at least 1-day prior to arrival. Added Value: One day of your 3 or 4-day Killington lift ticket can be used at Okemo Mountain Resort.

Mount Snow Resort

Mount Snow offers two season pass products without blackout dates for anyone ages 18 to 26 years old – 1826 Pass and Double Down Pass. The 1826 Pass provides unlimited access to Mount Snow for just $339 and the Double Down Pass also includes Stratton for $369.  These prices are valid when purchased by December 15.

Purchase lift tickets or lift ticket and equipment rental packages at least 48 hours in advance online and save as much as 67% off the window rate when you shop on Mount Snow’s eStore. There are limited quantities available for each day, which means the further you plan ahead, the better the deal.

Okemo Mountain Resort

Okemo’s midweek savings extend far beyond a midweek lift ticket discount. Midweek Madness includes special savings on all multiday, midweek group lessons; rental and demo equipment; dining at select mountain eateries; Snowsports Shop and Mountain Outfitters purchases and at Okemo’s Nordic Center. Simply book a Midweek Madness Ski & Stay package in an Okemo Mountain Resort managed property (minimum of 2 nights) Sunday through Thursday, non-holiday during the 2014/15 season and start enjoying all the savings.

Smugglers’ Notch Resort

Gobble up a Thanksgiving weekend getaway at Smugglers' Notch Resort with a three night stay in condominium lodging starting at $372 in a studio home. The resort's Hearth & Candle will serve Thanksgiving dinner. The planned opening for skiing and snowboarding is Friday, November 28, on intermediate terrain, at early season lift ticket pricing ($50/adult, $38/youth ages 6-18). Other holiday weekend activities include enjoying a zip line canopy tour and family fun such as a minigolf tournament in the indoor FunZone.  www.smuggs.com/skivtw

Stowe Mountain Resort

Stowe ByPass
Take everything you don’t like about holiday lift ticket lines and make that easy. As easy as walking from your car directly to the lift and going skiing. That’s the ByPass at Stowe Mountain Resort. Simply get an Evolution Stowe Card online, sign-up for ByPass and go direct to the lift every day you ski or ride in Stowe. Add to that, instantaneous savings by automatically paying the discounted ByPass rate, even during the holidays, the first time you’re scanned at the lift each day. The Evolution Stowe Card has replaced traditional tickets, using RFID technology for optimum convenience and value throughout Stowe Mountain Resort.

Stratton Mountain Resort

Stratton Mountain offers a plethora of ways to ski, ride and save this season with signature packages and a frequency card that more than pays for itself in just one visit. Stratton’s X2 Card saves time with direct-to-lift access, up to 35 percent off a lift ticket plus one bonus day (must be purchased in advance at stratton.com).

Kids Ski and Stay Free returns with rates starting at $103 per adult, per night.  Make it a long weekend, stay three nights and ski free on Friday or Monday. For a quick escape, the One Nighter includes one night in a resort hotel and two days on the slopes starting  at $199.

For all the options, including special early season packages, visit http://www.stratton.com/plan-your-trip/deals-and-packages/deals-and-packages.aspx.

Sugarbush Resort

Quad Pack - For sale through November
The Quad Pack bundles four fully transferable and unrestricted lift tickets for just $219. Tickets may be transferred to family and friends and have no blackout dates. One or multiple tickets may be picked up at a time and tickets are valid on the day of issuance. There is a limit of two Quad Packs per individual.

SugarDirect Card - For sale through December 17th
The SugarDirect Card lets you skip the ticket window and head directly to the lift. On sale for just $99, the deal includes one free All Mountain Lift Ticket, free skiing/riding on your 11th day, 25% off midweek and 20% off holiday/weekend All Mountain Lift Tickets, 15% off midweek resort lodging, and 10% off at Timbers Restaurant and ski/board rentals.

Woodstock Inn & Resort

Fall Back & Relax Spa Package
Indulge in a variety of soothing spa treatments to help you unwind. One Night Luxury Accommodations, Hearty Vermont Gourmet Breakfast for Two, $100 Spa Credit, Welcome Bottle of Wine upon arrival. Rates start at $279 midweek & $299 on weekends. Available: Sunday, October 26 thru Monday, December 22, 2014 excluding holiday periods.

Pre-Holiday Bed & Breakfast Package
Invigorate and rejuvenate before the holidays! Come savor culinary bliss, find incredible Vermont made gifts and crafts, and indulge in our resort amenities. One Night Luxury Accommodations, Hearty Vermont Gourmet Breakfast for Two. Rates start at $189 midweek & $209 on weekends. Available: Sunday, October 26 thru Monday, December 22, 2014 excluding holiday periods.

 

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