Ski Vermont's Early December Events and Deals Listing
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Fridays (12/6, 12/13, 12/20) - Family Fridays at Bromley Mountain
Combine Bromley’s $49 midweek/non-holiday ticket with Bromley’s fantastic Family Friday deal, where each paying adult pays just $15 per kid for up to three kids, and the savings positively snowballs. Our Family Fridays are good to go every Friday this winter season except during the holiday periods.
December 7, 2013 - Okemo Cares & Shares Food Drive Day at Okemo Mountain ResortWhen skiers and snowboarders donate at least five non-perishable food items, a new child’s toy or new clothing item, they receive a coupon for a $39 lift ticket good on this day. Call 802-228-1600 for more information.
December 7, 2013 – BrewFest at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Smugglers’ annual BrewFest, now in its 19th year, showcases local and regional breweries in the resort’s Meeting House from 6 to 10 pm. $20 entry includes music, munchies and giveaways along with 8 beer samples and a souvenir glass. (www.smuggs.com/skivtw, 1-855-814-7325)
December 7, 2013 - First Run Grand Re-Opening at Stratton Mountain
Don't miss the Grand Re-Opening of First Run Ski Shop in the Village. At 3pm in the West Wing of the Main Base Lodge a special guest, John Huston, will be presenting The North Pole...the Hard Way and talk about Optimism, Perseverance and a whole lot of Butter. Afterwards, there will be a signing in First Run Ski Shop for his book FORWARD The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole.
December 7, 2013 – Sugarbash at Sugarbush Resort
Celebrate Sugarbush’s birthday in the Gate House Lodge with a vintage ski party featuring live music, complementary food, and a vintage ski and ride costume contest.
December 9, 2013 - Taste of Timbers at Sugarbush Resort
Sample items from new Timbers Head Chef Todd Dibkey and the rest of the Sugarbush culinary team off a brand new winter menu. Free to the public.
December 12, 2013, 6-8pm - Men’s Night at Topnotch Resort
A holiday shopping night for guys who hate to shop!$12 includes wings, 2 draughts, 5 raffle tickets and serious fun. Presented by The Roost at Topnotch Resort and Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens.
December 14, 2013 - December Super Demo at Okemo Mountain Resort
This event is open to the public and features top brands of the latest gear from a variety of ski, snowboard and snowshoe companies. Snowsports enthusiasts can visit the demo tent area to test-drive the latest in equipment at no charge. A credit card imprint and signed waiver is required.
December 14, 2013 - Opening Weekend and Women's International Ski Day at Magic Mountain
Magic and SheJumps.org celebrate International Women's Ski Daywith Women's Group Ski times at 10:00am and 1:00am, yoga at 3:00 at the top of the base lodge and then a Women's day Après Ski party at the Black Line Tavern with special cocktail and music at 4:30pm.
December 14, 2013 Opening Day at Bolton Valley
Bolton Valley will open for the season, weather permitting. The first night of night skiing will be Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
December 14-15, 2013 - NATO Telemark Primer at Bromley Mountain
These annual events (there’s another workshop in January) are the most complete two-day, on-snow, telemark clinics offered in North America. Everything is covered, from the elementary concepts behind the style to high-end hybrid, free heel techniques including step, jump, and hop tele’s, linking smooth turns and free heel parallel. Visit NATO's website for more information & to register.
December 14, 2013 - Stratton Foundation Winter Gala at Stratton Mountain
Enjoy a wonderful display of the generosity of Stratton in lights & celebrate the mountain we all love. Tickets and more information are available from the Stratton Foundation. $100.
December 15, 2013 - Skiing Santas Ski Free at Bolton Valley
Skiers and riders who arrive at Bolton Valley, dressed head to toe in official Kris Kringle attire, will ski or ride free on Sunday, Dec. 15. This challenge is not for the faint of heart-a red hat won’t cut it. Guests must be dressed in the complete Santa package o earn the free All Access Lift Ticket. Lift tickets will be given out to Santas at 10 a.m. on Dec. 15. There will be a group photo at the base of the mountain followed by a few photos opportunities of all the Santas skiing and riding.
Mad River Glen
Mad River Glen is famous for trying to keep skiing affordable. One of the best ways is to get a Mad Card which happens to be a great gift idea too. For only $144 get 3 transferable day tickets good any time during the ski season, $5 off any additional regularly priced lift tickets plus more saving all season-long. That is less than $48/ day to ski the legend that is Mad River Glen. The catch is Mad Cards are only sold until December 15.
Once again Mad River Glen and Sugarbush will be offering The Ski The Valley+ Passport. This unique ticket product lets you ski Mad River Glen, Sugarbush and Ole’s Cross XC anytime on this exclusive universal passport. It’s available in 2-7 day packages for adults and children with additional values throughout your stay at valley restaurants, attractions and activities.
During opening weekend of December 14, 2013 save up to 57% on tickets at http://store.magicmtn.com. Limited quantities available.
Mount Snow Resort
December 12 is Founders Day at Mount Snow in celebration of the resort's birthday. A limited number of $12 advance purchase lift tickets are available online and there will be a historical display, birthday cake and a party in Cuzzins Bar and Grill. The holiday vacation is filled with great events like a torchlight parade and fireworks display as well as Grommet Jam #1. To purchase lift tickets online go to store.mountsnow.com and to check out the full events schedule visit www.mountsnow.com
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo has 2 great ways to save this season: 4.0 The College Pass and Super-Value Lodging at Okemo's Jackson Gore Inn.Ski and ride every day during the 2013/2014 season at Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Killington and Pico with no restrictions for $369 with the 4.0 The College Pass…but the price goes up on December 16. Super-Value Lodging at Okemo's Jackson Gore Inn is available November 15-27 and December 1-19.Enjoy all the amenities of Jackson Gore, with skiing right outside the door, starting at $154 per person, per night.Call (802) 228-1600 for reservations.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Plan a SuperSaver Value Vacation December 6-19, 2013 at Smugglers’ Notch Resort. Lodging stays during this period enjoy SuperSaver rates starting at $119 per adult and $89 per youth 17 and younger, including lift tickets, snow tubing, use of the indoor pool and hot tubs, and family entertainment. (www.smuggs.com/skivtw, 1-855-814-7325)
Stowe Mountain Resort
Save with the Ski Stowe Package at Stowe Mountain Lodge. The ultimate package for ski and snowboarders looking to hit the mountain in early winter. With this special offer, enjoy luxury slope side accommodations and one lift ticket per adult, per night. Ski Stowe Mountain Resort and stay at Stowe Mountain Lodge, nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains for unmatched ski-in/ski-out access to Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak. With runs for all skill levels, this package provides guests with everything they need for a ski getaway in winter paradise!
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. For sale through December 18th.
Topnotch Spa & Resort
Celebrate the holidays early with the Nights Before package at Topnotch, valid December 1-24, 2013. Package includes an overnight stay, special in-room holiday welcome gift, exclusive Topnotch shopping perks and discounts from local retailers, Topnotch’s signature seasonal shopping guide, and complimentary on-demand shuttle service to Stowe village, visit to Vermont tree farm with a take-home tree (or wreath) included! Prices starting from: $265/night (double occupancy).
Or try to the Ski Stowe package available all season. Package includes an overnight stay, one (1) Stowe Mountain Resort lift ticket (per adult/per room/per night),Topnotch Ski Concierge services, including advance lift ticket purchase, complimentary Topnotch shuttle transportation to and from the mountain, multiple resort amenities and services to make après ski – and beyond – exceptional. Rates starting from $188 in Dec; $226 in Jan-April (per person, based on double occupancy).
Trapp Family Lodge
Based in Stowe, VT, Trapp Family Lodge is a mountain resort in the European tradition by the family that inspired "The Sound of Music." A good way to truly get the most out of your winter vacation is with one of our exclusive European packages. Each offers accommodations in our Austrian-style Main Lodge and features a number of wonderful amenities. Enjoy our Christmas Tree Package for the holidays, learn the story of the family with the von Trapp History Package, or, celebrate the season on cross country skis or snowshoes over our 100km trail network. For more details visit: www.trappfamily.com
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