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September 2017

It’s Time for Fall and Stowe Oktoberfest

One of Vermont’s signature fall events is Stowe Oktoberfest. The event field becomes a time machine that takes you to a traditional Bavarian village. Here you’ll enjoy German folk dancing, authentic food, activities, and, of course, Vermont beer.

Cultural Fall Events in Stowe to Fall For

Oktoberfest-design-with-beer-kegOktoberfest in Vermont is happening from Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1, 2017. Come to the Stowe Event Field and get ready to celebrate the fall harvest – German-style.

That means oompah-style bands, sing-alongs, Bavarian delicacies, cold beer, a silent auction, and more fall fun.

Don’t forget to check out these related events while you’re at it:


Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday, September 29, with live music and dancing, plus beer, wine, and ‘wursts. Proceeds from Rocktoberfest will benefit the Stowe Volunteer Fire Department.

Family Bike Parade

On Saturday, September 30, join the Family Bike Parade, which will start at Recreation Path. Decorate your bike and ride in the parade, listen to a live DJ, and ride to the gates of the fest.

All Bike Parade participants get complimentary admission to the festival.

Get the most out of fall events in Stowe and book your autumn stay with us at Green Mountain Inn.

Vermont Wineries You Must Visit

Vermont is known for its libations, and one of the most idyllic, well-regarded Vermont wineries near Stowe is Boyden Valley Winery. Find out why you should pay a visit while you’re in the area.

Visit Boyden Valley Winery for a Taste of Vermont

Located on a historic farm a mere stone’s throw from Stowe, this winery is a must-visit.


Glasses-on-a-wine-barrelThe tasting room at Boyden Valley is located in a 1875 carriage barn, where you can sample seven different wines for a flat price. Tastings are available all day, and each guest will receive a keepsake glass.


Tour the winery’s production facilities and see how wine is made. You’ll see the tank and barrel room and how the finished product is barreled and bottled. Tours occur daily at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Seasonal Gourmet Cheese Plates

Sit in the carriage barn or on the outdoor patio with views of the mountains while you nosh on gourmet nibbles. The Gourmet Cheese Plate is a smorgasbord of artisan cheeses, specialty meat, seasonal or dried fruit, nuts, and fresh-baked bread.

There are also cheese boards, chocolate tasting boards, petite desserts, monthly featured cocktails, and more to enjoy.

If you plan on partaking in wine tastings in Vermont, book your Vermont stay with us at Green Mountain Inn.