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Ski Vermont 2015 Summer Events

Okemo's Jackson Gore Summer Music series
Farmer's market at Stowe
Pink Friday at Bromley Mountain
BrewGrass Festival at Sugarbush

Vermont ski and snowboard resorts have a lot to celebrate this summer.  After a stellar season on the slopes they’re ready to get down with great concerts, BBQs and beerfests. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, looks for family fun activities, physical challenges and more.

May 24, 2015 - Opening Weekend BBQ & the Magic Trunk Show at Bromley Mountain
Join us for our traditional opening weekend BBQ and welcome back some Adventure Park favorites, the Magic Trunk Show's comical cast of wisecracking puppet characters!

June 6,2015 - Q Burke Mountain Bike Season Kick-off Party 
Live music, whose got the legs contest, BBQ and TONS of mountain biking. 

June 6-7, 2015 - Tough Mudder New England at Mount Snow
Tough Mudder returns to Mount Snow for the fifth year in a row with thousands of people expected to test their fitness on one of the most difficult courses in the event’s global schedule, with this year’s version featuring new obstacles.

June 7, 2015 - Covered Bridge Half Marathon at Suicide Six Ski Area
Experience some of Vermont's Covered Bridges and support local charities while running the best 13.1 miles in New England.

June 12 - August 28, 2015 - Jackson Gore Summer Music Series, Okemo Mountain Resort
Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy free live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard every Friday night throughout the summer. Call (802) 228-1600.

June 13, 2015 - BrewGrass Festival at Sugarbush Resort
Kick off the season with 25 craft breweries, great music, and tasty food in the 5th Annual BrewGrass Festival.

June 18-21, 2015 - Wanderlust at Stratton Mountain Resort
Find Your True North at Wanderlust, the multi-day yoga and music festival like no other. With yoga classes, guided meditations, hiking, concerts, Speakeasy lectures by renowned speakers, artisan market and farm-to-table cuisine, Wanderlust is not to be missed. Come for a day or stay for the unforgettable four day experience. To book your stay and buy tickets, visit

June 19, 2015 - Panic at the Peak at Jay Peak
Widespread Panic comes to Jay Peak with very special guest Umphrey’s McGee.

June 26, 2015 - Pink Friday at Bromley Mountain
Got pink? Wear it to Bromley today and get a morning (10:30am - 1pm) Mountain Adventure Pass for $15 - 100% of the proceeds of these morning MAP's will be donated to Susan G Komen® Vermont-New Hampshire!

June 27, 2015 - Catamount Ultra Marathon at Trapp Family Lodge
The Catamount Ultra is a 50k/25k trail run and will take place in Stowe, VT this summer.

July 3, 2015 - Independence Day Celebration at The Quechee Club’s Murphy Farm
Join us under the Big Top for one of Quechee’s biggest events of the year! Family fun games, face painting, DJ, fireworks and BBQ celebration. Open to the public. Registration is required.  Visit for event details or call (802) 295-9356.

July 3, 2015 - Great American July 3rd Celebration & Tailgate Party at Stowe Mountain Resort
Come celebrate the 4th of July holiday weekend with Stowe Mountain Resort with 3 great events. Test drive latest autos from Mercedes Benz during the annual ‘Test Drive to Win’ event. Stowe’s Friday Farmer’s Market series kicks-off with the area’s freshest produce and finest artisan crafts, food venders and free activities for kids. At 6pm for the Great American Tailgate Party in the Mt. Mansfield Parking lot heats up with an artisan food court, live music, kid’s activities and a spectacular fireworks show.

July 4, 2015 - The Julie Shea Band & Sun Deck BBQ at Bromley Mountain
3 part harmonies, acoustic & electric guitar, and unique percussion combine in perfect blend of pop, rock and blues - throw in some burgers and dogs, and you've got Independence made.

July 4, 2015 - The Great American Party at Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo’s Jackson Gore courtyard becomes a giant all-American backyard barbecue with live music, games, fresh-from-the-grill burgers, hot dogs, plus Okemo’s Adventure Zone features zipline tours, miniature golf, a treetop challenge course, mountain coaster and more. Families are welcome and encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Call (802) 228-1600.

July 4, 2015 - Q Burke 4th of July Celebrations at Q Burke
Pig roast & BBQ with live music by Roots of Creation followed by Fireworks.

July 4, 2015 - Jeffersonville/Smugglers' Notch Resort Independence Day Celebration
An old-fashioned celebration in Jeffersonville with parade at 10 a.m., carnival, food and live music. Smugglers' Notch Resort hosts a delicious late afternoon firemen's barbecue perfect for picnicking on the resort’s Village Green, an evening performance by the Vermont National Guard 40th Army Band and fireworks at dusk.; 855-581-5906

July 4-5, 2015 - Mountain Friends and Freedom at Stratton Mountain Resort
Celebrate Independence Day Weekend with gondola rides, hay rides, pie eating, live entertainment and fireworks! Gather your friends and family and lay down your blanket at the Base Area to watch the fireworks and enjoy live music part of the Stratton Summer Concert Series Saturday night.  For all the details check out Stratton Summer Events.

July 9, 2015 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra TD Bank Summer Festival Tour at Suicide Six Ski Area
“Let’s Dance.” Bring a picnic, kick off your shoes, and join us for music from the world of dance – from waltzes to swing and polkas to salsa.

July 11, 2015 - Dirty Girl Mud Run at Killington Resort
A team-friendly, untimed 5k obstacle course run for women of all ages and athletic abilities.

July 11-12, 2015 - Kids Adventure Games at Trapp Family Lodge
The Kids Adventure Games™ offers kids, ages 6 through 14, the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing. The races emphasize teamwork, problem solving, sportsmanship, environmental awareness and fun.

July 18, 2015 - Killington Wine Festival at Killington Resort
Featuring over 500 wines from over 40 vineyards around the world, the Killington Wine Festival also includes the best views in Vermont.

July 24-25, 2015 - The Second Annual Jeezum Crow Festival at Jay Peak
This year’s festival features Dark Star Orchestra. Two days. Nine bands. Plenty of fun.

August 1, 2015 - The Bitter Pill at Bolton Valley
The Bitter Pill is a 12-hour adventure race for teams of two or three. This year’s race will take place August 1st, 2015 near Bolton Valley, VT.

August 7-9, 2015 - Hops in the Hills Beer and Wine Festival at Okemo Mountain Resort
Sample 75 craft beers, ciders and fine wines at this Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Summer Event while enjoying live music, craft vendors and tasty food in the great outdoors at Okemo’s Jackson Gore courtyard. Call (802) 228-1600.

August 7, 2015 - Ottauquechee Musicfest at The Quechee Club
Produced by Dartmouth College Musical Director, Walt Cunningham and featuring hand-selected powerhouse vocalists performing a myriad of well-known hits from the ‘50s to today. The event’s net proceeds will be donated to QLLA Charities, a member-run organization within Quechee Lakes that contributes to a variety of Upper Valley non-profits. Pre-order your tickets by calling (802) 295-9356 or contact the Club at

August 8, 2015 - August West at Jay Peak
Now in its eleventh year, the August West Festival both celebrates the music of The Grateful Dead, but also the community in and around the Jay Peak Area.

August 8, 2015 -7th Annual Q Burke Bike n’ Brew
The Bike n’Brew brings music, brews, and mountain biking to East Burke. Bike all day, then enjoy tastings from over 50 varieties of brews.

August 8, 2015 - Jeffersonville Festival of the Arts
This summer festival is a highlight for area visitors who enjoy strolling Jeffersonville’s charming Main Street to see the work of dozens of talented regional artists. Music by the Green Mountain Swing Band and Eames Brothers, children's activities, and food. 10 am – 4 m. Parking available. 10-minute drive from Smugglers’ Notch Resort.

August 8, 2015 - The Taste of Woodstock
SummerFest! Music, kids activities, art, food, gifts, beer, cheese, candy and more — everything great about the Woodstock Area, all on Elm Street.

August 22, 2015 - Hop Jam at Bolton Valley
The Hop Jam will feature a line-up of killer music and top quality beer and food. It all takes place at beautiful Bolton Valley Resort in Bolton Valley, Vermont.

August 22, 2015 - Sugarbush Food and Wine Sampler at Sugarbush Resort
A daytime food and wine event offering a sampling of wines, several food pairings, and two educational seminars by industry experts. That evening, an outdoor, multi-course gourmet meal with wine pairings served at Allyn’s Lodge at the top of Gadd Peak. Guest vintners and chef to be announced. Chairlift access to/from dinner.

August 22-23, 2015 -Eastern States Cup Sugarbush Showdown at Sugarbush Resort
Sugarbush hosts the third and final stop in the Eastern States Cup East Coast Showdown series featuring enduro and downhill mountain bike races with a combined cash and prize purse of $14,000.

September 5-6, 2015 -  21st Annual Mount Snow Brewers Festival
A Labor Day weekend tradition for thousands of beer lovers and one of the longest standing events of its kind in the Northeast, revelers can expect 30 different breweries, almost 100 different beers, huge live music acts and great food.

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