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Late December Events and Deals

Ring in 2016 with fireworks!
Pair great food with great beer at Mount Snow
Santa Sunday at Bolton Valley
World Snowboard Day at Okemo

 

EVENTS:

December 14, 2015 to December 18, 2015 - Valley Ski & Ride Week at Sugarbush Resort
A fifty-year tradition at Sugarbush continues with five consecutive days of ski and ride lessons led by some of Sugarbush's finest coaches. Valley Ski & Ride week is an excellent way to better your skills as a skier or rider. The week includes a welcome breakfast in Timbers Restaurant on Monday, and an après social on Thursday afternoon. Packages start at $315. More Info

December 18, 2015 - Beer Pairing Dinner at 1900' Burger at Mount Snow Resort
Join us for a culinary experience that will have your taste buds jumping for joy. We know that you love beer. So do we. Great beer is even better with great food. The event will feature four gourmet food courses paired with beers from that night's featured craft brewery or craft beer style. The evening will be conducted by a representative from the brewery… More Info

December 19, 2015 to December 20, 2015 - NATO Telemark Workshop at Bromley Mountain Resort
The most complete two-day on snow telemark clinic offered in North America - learn beginner to advanced telemark skiing from an alpine point of view, covering it all, from the DNA of basic telemark skiing to high end hybrid free heel techniques including step, jump, and hop tele's, linking smooth turns, and free heel parallel. A special section on skiing moguls and steep and packed surfaces… More Info

December 19, 2015 - 5th Annual Mount Snow Film Festival at Mount Snow Resort
Join us on December 19th for the fifth annual Mount Snow Film Festival at the Sundance Base Lodge. We'll show a ski movie and a snowboard movie- both TBD- as well as a ton of Carinthia footage from the 2014/15 season all on our 16' widescreen. There will be snacks and drinks available downstairs, and Cooper's… More Info

December 19, 2015 - Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge at Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo kicks off this popular eastern race series. The free, fun race on Okemo's Bull Run is open to all ages and abilities. Race registration starts at 8 a.m. The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Race starts at 11 a.m. Race awards and victory party begins at 3 p.m. Visit skiverticalchallenge.com More Info

December 19, 2015 - Spruce Peak Ice Rink Grand Opening & Holiday Gala at Stowe Mountain Resort
Stowe Mountain Resort will unveil its new outdoor Ice Skating Rink in the Spruce Peak Village Center on Saturday, December 19.  Join the Spruce Peak community for a public pre-holiday celebration on December 19. Many of Vermont’s finest artisan craft and select food vendors will be united under one roof to showcase their unique products. Along with the craft show and market, a tree lighting ceremony… More Info

December 20, 2015 - Gingerbread House Decorating with a visit from Santa at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Bring the whole family to Q Burke Mountain Resort for some good old fashioned holiday cheer. Price of $25.00 per Gingerbread House includes all candy & decorations for decorating, a visit with Santa Claus, and one Wagon Ride. Portion of Gingerbread House proceeds will be donated to H.O.P.E., a local charity in East Burke, VT, helping those in need with food, clothing and household basics. There will… More Info

December 20, 2015 to December 20, 2015 - Santa Sunday at Bolton Valley
What's better than one Santa Claus going skiing? A whole pack of them partying it up in our backyard! Get into the spirit of the season on Sunday, Dec. 20 here at BV. All skiers and riders who arrive dressed head-to-toe in official Kris Kringle attire will ski and ride free that day. This challenge is not for the faint at heart—a simple red hat won’t cut it. Neither will a just a simple… More Info

December 20, 2015 - World Snowboard Day at Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo's park rangers will be conducting impromptu contests in the terrain parks throughout the day with great swag to give away. Gather at the summit at 2 p.m. to take part in a giant snake run. Last year, 160 resorts in 37 countries participated in this worldwide day of snowboarding fun.  More Info

December 20, 2015 - Start Fun, Start Free - Intro to Ski & Ride FREE at Bromley Mountain Resort
New to skiing or boarding? Would you like to try it, but not quite sure? No strings attached on this one... join the Bromley Ski & Snowboard School in our carefully sculpted Terrain Based Learning Zone for FREE on Sunday, December 20th! Here's the skinny:  Ages 6 & up, please. Package includes a Learning Zone lift ticket, rental equipment and instruction from 1-3pm. Registration… More Info

December 24, 2015 - Christmas Eve Service at Okemo Mountain Resort
Celebrate Christmas at Okemo with a candlelight service led by Pastor Abraham Gross in the Jackson Gore Roundhouse. All are welcome to Pastor Abe's sharing of the Christmas story and traditional caroling. Service starts at 8 p.m. More Info

December 26-27, 2015 - Sun Mountain Sessions Snowboard Camp at Bromley Mountain Resort
Tim Benasich and Andrew Maness return - Sun Mountain Sessions Snowboard Camp is back! This 2 day board-fest features coaching, contests & giveaways. Ride with these guys for 2 days, and SHRED EVERYTHING. Please call the Ski & Snowboard School desk at 802.824.5522 x301 to register. Ages 12-18, please. More details and camp rate coming soon... More Info

December 26, 2015 - Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display at Okemo Mountain Resort
A spectacular pyrotechnics show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area, following an amazing torchlight parade of skiers and riders traversing Okemo's Open Slope trail. More Info

December 26, 2015 - Adult Dinner & Comedy Show at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Enjoy a fine dining experience and laugh the night away with comedians Jim Colliton & Tony Bates in the Sherburne Base Lodge. The dinner buffet will start at 7:00 pm with the first act beginning at 9:00 pm. $45.00/person; $80.00/couple if you pre-buy online by Sunday, 12/20 and includes 1-FREE drink ticket. Visit qburke.com for complete details and to purchase tickets. More Info

December 27, 2015 - Warren Miller's Chasing Shadows at Okemo Mountain Resort
Two Okemo showings at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn Cornerstone Room. Admission is $20. An annual tradition, this year's film, JT Holmes, Seth Wescott, Caroline Gleich, Steven Nyman, Marcus Caston and others pursue turns on the mountains of our dreams: Chamonix, Alaska's Chugach, the Chilean Andes, Utah's Wasatch and the mightiest range of them all: the Himalaya. More Info

December 28, 2015 - Grommet Jam #1 at Mount Snow Resort
#1 of 3 Grommet Jam events for our 12 and under skiers and riders. This event series is a great way for kids to get out and learn a few things from our coaches and ski school instructors. Coaches and instructors from our Training Center and Ski & Snowboard School will help out our little jibbers in our Grommet Park at Carinthia in the morning and after a lunch break… More Info

December 28, 2015 - The Magic Trunk Show at Bromley Mountain Resort
Sylvia Fletcher and her Magic Trunk join us for an extra special Kids Lounge! Appropriate for all ages, 2 to 92, Sylvia and her magical cast of characters are fun, laughter and, well, more fun! KidsRule room, 5:30-6:15pm. More Info

December 29, 2015 - Vermont Institute of Natural Science Raptor Encounter at Okemo Mountain Resort
This firsthand raptor encounter with live falcons, hawks and owls focuses on the natural history, ecology and adaptations of these efficient predators. Participants learn what adaptations make a bird a raptor. 7 p.m. in the Roundhouse at Jackson Gore. Free admission. More Info

December 31, 2015 - Okemo's Family New Year's Eve
Midnight arrives early for friends and family enjoying a variety of activities. Following early evening ice skating, snow tubing, snowshoeing, mountain coaster rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, cookie decorating, bingo games and a trivia tournament, families can ring in the New Year early with a DJ dance party - and still get the kids to bed in time for a full day on the slopes the next day. Party… More Info

December 31, 2015 - New Year’s Eve with Wicked Smart Horn Band at Q Burke Mountain Resort
Ring in the New Year with live music by the Wicked Smart Horn Band in the Sherburne Base Lodge. Enjoy an Around the World Dinner Buffet upstairs in the Tamarack Sports Bar & Grille beginning at 7pm, then migrate downstairs and enjoy an infusion of talent and a proven formula of horns and harmonies with the members of the Wicked Smart Horn Band. Doors open at 8:30… More Info

December 31, 2015 - NYE Fireworks Celebration & Torchlight Parade at Stratton Mountain Resort
Celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year at Stratton with fireworks, torchlight parade and live music on December 31. Get in the spirit with crafts, face painting and caricature drawings.  Adults will enjoy a special New Year's Eve party at Grizzly’s. More Info

December 31, 2015 - NYE Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at Mount Snow Resort
Kick off your New Year's Eve celebration with us as our Mount Snow Ski & Snowboard School instructors descend the Canyon ski trail in a beautiful torchlight glow. Immediately following we’ll light up the sky with a huge fireworks display. The best place to watch the torchlight parade is between the Clocktower and the Cape House. Other… More Info

December 31, 2015 - New Year's Celebration at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s New Years’ celebration for families includes a pirate party and a family dance party in the resort’s indoor FunZone filled with games, giant inflatables, indoor mini golf and more. Families will also enjoy a bonfire, torchlight parade and fireworks. The resort’s nursery hosts… More Info

 

DEALS:

Bromley Mountain Resort: Here's a Santa, there's a Santa...

Everywhere there's a Santa! Dress up like Santa on 12/25/2015 and ski or ride for just $25. Yup, that's right... break out the red, white and jelly belly and you'll be on the hill for cheap. Gotta wear your outfit to the ticket office, and when we say outfit we mean coat, pants, hat and beard (real or fake) are a must. More Info

Mount Snow Resort: Great Holiday Getaway

Book the Great Holiday Getaway package, which includes $15 lift ticket savings, to spend your Christmas and/or New Year's holidays with us at Mount Snow. Stay close to the action of the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks in the Main Base Area, New Year's Eve Family Ballroom dinner party AND Dance Party - all on Thursday, December 31. More Info

Okemo Mountain Resort 'Twas the Week Before Christmas Package

Give your family and friends an early holiday gift while saving more than 50 percent, compared to holiday rates that begin after Christmas! Okemo's 'Twas the Week Before Christmas package gives you the best of all worlds - time together with family and friends, fewer skiers on the mountain and real savings that will stretch your vacation dollar even further. Call (802) 228-1600 for more information… More Info

Smugglers’ Notch Resort: Holiday Savings: Add a Night for Free

Families visiting Smugglers’ Notch Resort for their New Year’s holiday during December 26, 2015 – January 2, 2016 will enjoy an additional night free when booking a stay of 6 nights or longer. Vacation packages include condominium lodging, daily lift tickets, outdoor ice skating, use of the heated… More Info

Stowe ByPass

All you need for superlative skiing, savings and convenience The ByPass program at Stowe Mountain Resort simply allows you to register online at no cost, and then go direct to the lift every day you ski or ride at Stowe Mountain Resort. Add to that; instantaneous savings… More Info

Stratton Holiday Getaway

Save up to 40% on lodging and make the most of your holidays with three consecutive days skiing or riding Stratton Mountain. Holiday Getaway stays available December 20 -27… More Info

Sugarbush Resort: Ski and Stay Package

October 27, 2015 to May 01, 2016 Get lift tickets and lodging at a discounted rate with Sugarbush Ski & Stay Package. Stay in luxury in the slopeside Clay Brook Hotel & Residences, at the quaint Sugarbush Inn, or in individually-owned Resort Condominiums. All packages include complimentary access to Sugarbush Health & Recreation… More Info

 

 

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