Fall Activities Feed

You’re Never Too Old to Celebrate Halloween!

As the leaves turn vibrant hues of copper, orange and deep crimson, and the air gets brisk, it’s time to welcome in fall and all the fun local activities!  Start your visit with a Lantern Tour of Stowe's Historic Village.  Hear stories about the areas resident settlers and ghost that reside in some of the historic places in town.

From Land to Water, Stowe Offers the Best Fall Activities

Ghoulish Getaway PackageAfter a candlelit night tour listening to spooky tales of ghosts from Stowe's past, treat yourself to a day of pumpkin picking at one of the areas patches.  Pumpkin picking, corn mazes and hayrides are quintessential fall activities and our local farmers are ready to make your time here unforgettable.

Kick back, relax and experience the beauty of autumn from the water with a boat tour.  As you drift down the Lamoille River taking in the scenery, look really close to the shores edge where you may see Whitetail deer running along it or a Bald Eagle soaring above. 

Where to Stay

After a day of leaf peeping, it's time to unwind!  What better way than with our special Ghoulish Getaway Package!  When you book your stay with this hotel deal, you will enjoy a two-night discounted accommodation, daily country inn breakfast in the Main Street Dining Room, two adult tickets for a Lantern Tour of our Historic Village, pick your own pumpkin from a nearby farm, a box of handmade Halloween Chocolates plus complimentary afternoon tea and cookies!

Please contact our reservations team directly at 800.253.7302 to make a package reservation with us. We can't wait to welcome you soon to the Green Mountain Inn this fall season!


Experience the Magnificence of the Fall Season in Stowe Vermont!

Fall Season in Stowe Vermont

Kick off the Fall Season in Stowe Vermont with our Fall Brilliance Hotel Package.

As the season changes from summer to fall and the red, orange and yellow hues begin to pop up all around Stowe, it is a brilliant time to plan a getaway with us at the Green Mountain Inn. Located on Main Street in the heart of historic Stowe, we offer the perfect blend of classic ambience and modern comfort, the perfect escape for the fall season in Stowe Vermont. The Green Mountain Inn has been considered the ideal location for both families and couples throughout the years, offering a variety of activities from our year-round outdoor pool and spa to our game room and fire pit.

Celebrate the fall season in Stowe Vermont! At our quaint Inn in Stowe Vermont, we offer exclusive hotel packages that are ideal for a Stowe fall getaway, especially for first-time visitors. Among our several Vermont hotel specials, you will discover our Fall Brilliance Package, which includes everything you will need for the ultimate fall vacation from daily country breakfast to a scenic horse and carriage ride.

Our Fall Brilliance Hotel Package in Stowe Vermont includes:
Two nights discounted lodging (minimum)
Daily full country breakfast
Scenic horse and carriage ride
Fall harvest gourmet basket with wine

Book your stay September 21 – October 20, 2018
Black out dates regarding this package: Excludes Columbus Day Weekend, October 5 through October 8, 2018.

(Learn more here)

Rates start from $307++ per person. All rates are per person (pp), based on double occupancy and does not include the 10% Vermont State Rooms Tax, 10% Meals tax, 18% gratuity on meals and 6% Service Charge.

If you are interested in booking one of our fall packages in Stowe Vermont, please contact our reservations team directly at 800.253.7302 to make a package reservation with us. We are hoping to welcome you to the Green Mountain Inn this fall season!


Experience Classic New England Autumn at the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival!

Stowe Foliage Arts FestivalThe Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is the Perfect Destination this Fall.

The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is the ideal pick this fall, taking place at the height of the fall foliage season in Stowe Vermont. Enjoy live music, great food, demonstrations of traditional craftwork from over 150 Fine Artists and Artisans and more. You won't have to travel far, the annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival is conveniently located near the Green Mountain Inn.

The 36th Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
October 5, 6, & 7
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10am-5pm

Adult daily admission $10
Adult weekend admission $12
Kids free
Free Parking

Just in time for the fall season, the arts festival in Stowe Vermont will offer specialty food products such as maple syrup, gourmet chocolate and craft distilled spirits. Celebrate the arrival of fall by enjoying entertainment, food and kid-friendly activities in the great outdoors!

Here's what you can expect at this year's Stowe Vermont Fall Festival:

Entertainment: No matter your musical preference, you can expect great entertainment throughout the weekend. Live entertainment will be taking place on the Festival Stage throughout the three-day event.

Delicious Food: The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival always offers delicious festival fare, which will be available for visitors throughout the weekend. Experience a wide selection of quality food vendors, serving up sweet and savory options from crepes to hamburgers!

Kid-Friendly Activities: If traveling with family and looking for things to do this fall in Stowe Vermont, everyone will love the kid-friendly atmosphere at the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival. Enjoy craft demonstrations and sweet treats from the food court area.

Come one, come all to the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival this October. It's the perfect time to book your stay with us at the Green Mountain Inn. Visit our website and browse our cozy and affordable accommodations, the perfect place to retreat back to after the fall event in Stowe comes to a close.


Celebrate Independence Day in Stowe

Spend the 4th of July in Stowe for an unforgettable summer holiday experience.

  Celebrate Independence Day in Stowe

The 4th of July holiday is an all-day, family fun experience in Stowe. From the early morning past sunset, visitors can enjoy great food, play games, listen to music from local artists, follow the parades and take in a grand fireworks display. There truly is something fun for everyone on Independence Day in Stowe, Vermont. 

Activities and Events in Stowe to Celebrate Independence Day

Feeling patriotic? Bring your family and friends to small-town Stowe to experience an old-fashioned Independence Day filled with activities for all ages.

4th of July Parades

On the 4th of July in Stowe, visitors can catch the Moscow parade at 10:00 a.m. and the traditional Main Street parade at 1:00 p.m, which starts at the Stowe Events Field and finishes at the Memorial Park.  

Old-Fashioned Festival

The summer fun in Stowe Vermont would not be complete without the 4th of July village festival, which features face painting, fun carnival games, fantastic food and more.

Fireworks

Make sure to catch the annual 4th of July fireworks display at the Mayo Farm Events Field on Weeks Hill Road. There will be even more tasty eats, live music, bounce houses, laser tag and other fun things to do. Admission is free for all guests, but make sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs for the best views of the fireworks.

Celebrate Independence Day the right way in Stowe. Book your 4th of July trip to Green Mountain Inn to make the most of the summer holiday.


Spend Thanksgiving in Stowe for a Memorable Holiday

Stowe is a historic town overflowing with charm. What better place than here to spend a memorable, cozy Thanksgiving?

Tuck into Our Thanksgiving Dinner in Stowe

For a homemade Thanksgiving dinner away from home, take a seat at our table in the Main Street Dining Room. We’re serving up a traditional meal with all the fixings.

Our Holiday Menu

Thanksgiving-harvest-packageOur menu for Thanksgiving dinner in Stowe will include a feast of appetizers, freshly baked homemade bread, mouth-watering entrees, and homemade desserts.

For example, your meal could include a starter of roasted butternut squash bisque with sage crème fraiche and toasted pepitas. Next, you might choose our slow-roasted Vermont turkey served with sage gravy, apple sausage stuffing, English peas, rainbow carrots, mashed potatoes, and cranberry relish. To top it all off, savor a slice of homemade pumpkin or apple pie, or try the chocolate lava cake.

Hotel Packages in Stowe + Things to Do

While you’re enjoying the holiday, explore Stowe Village and stay with us at our hotel. Art galleries, shops and boutiques, museums, and more will give you plenty to do and see.

During your stay, enjoy discounted accommodations for two nights plus our traditional Thanksgiving dinner with our Thanksgiving Harvest Package. It also includes complimentary afternoon tea and cookies as well as a big country breakfast daily.

Holiday packages help you get the most out of your visit to Stowe.  Find it all here with us at Green Mountain Inn


Leaf Peeping in Stowe: A Sight for Sore Eyes

Each fall in Vermont, nature puts on a show that can’t be topped. See autumn in all its glory when you go leaf peeping in Stowe.

Vermont’s Fall Foliage: A Must-See for Your Autumn Checklist

Crimson, orange, gold, amber, yellow, sienna, and every shade in between crown the trees each fall in Stowe. If you want to see it in person, these are the places to visit:

Women-holding-fall-leavesPinnacle Meadow

Take a hike in Pinnacle Meadow and gaze in awe at the scenery.

Spruce Peak

The Spruce Peak lookout is revered for its amazing views of Mt. Mansfield and autumn colors.

Stowe Village and Sunset Rock

Sunset Rock is right in town and the perfect place to amble along with your family while leaf peeping.

Fun Things to Do During Fall in Vermont

There are lots of fun ways to take in the gorgeous views of Vermont’s fall foliage. Why not hop on some bikes and explore the pathways around Stowe? Or plan a day’s worth of hiking, sight-seeing, and leaf peeping at our recommended spots.

Fall in Vermont is a thing of wonder. Think of Stowe as fall headquarters, and book your getaway this autumn with us at Green Mountain Inn.


Enjoy Halloween in Stowe for the Perfect Fall Trip

Autumn has rolled around once again and Stowe, Vermont is ready. Come and experience Halloween in Stowe and find out why you’ll have a deliciously ghoulish time celebrating the spooky fall season.

Try a Halloween Hotel Package for a Ghoulish Getaway

Carved-pumpkins-with-cobwebs-on-woodThe perfect trip to Stowe should include some spooky fun and lots of perks.

The Ghoulish Getaway Package

Hotel packages in Stowe will give you the complete fall experience. Visit around Halloween and take advantage of our Ghoulish Getaway Package.

You’ll get discounted accommodations for two nights, a daily country breakfast spread, a welcome box of handmade Halloween chocolates, complimentary afternoon tea and cookies, plus some fun at fall attractions. You’ll take a Lantern Tour of our historic village and pick out your own pumpkin from a local farm.

Lantern Tours in Stowe

A lantern tour is a perfect way to take in our town’s history and atmosphere. You’ll hear all about Stowe’s ghostly inhabitants by the light of flickering lanterns. Each tour is about one hour long and an easy walk.

Book our Halloween hotel package and do the end of October justice! Stay with us at Green Mountain Inn and experience it all.


The Stowe Foliage Arts Festival Is a Favorite Local Tradition

Among the glory of the turning leaves and the crisp fall air, attend Stowe Foliage Arts Festival. You’ll experience the best of autumn in Vermont while taking in arts and crafts, great food and drinks, and entertainment.

Have an Idyllic Autumn with Fall Festivals in Stowe

The festival is set for October 6-8, 2017 at Topnotch Fields in Stowe.

Arts and Crafts

Stowe-arts-festivalThis juried festival will showcase over 150 artists, handcrafters, and artisans. Wander among the booths and view or purchase the fruits of their labor – there’ll be traditional crafts, fine arts, photography, sculpture, and more.

Entertainment for Vermont Festivals

The festival stage will feature live music from local bands such as The Spencer Lewis Trio, Storm Cats Jazz, Two Cents in the Till, and The Real McCoy Show. Genres represented include folk, comedy, bluegrass, and jazz.

Food and Beverages

Specialty artisan food items will be for sale, like fine chocolates, spirits, maple syrup, and more. Plus, take your pick from a big roster of gourmet festival food, like falafels, hamburgers, and more. Don’t forget the Vermont beer and wine.

Visit fall festivals in Stowe and find the best of the season at your fingertips. If you plan on taking part, book your stay with us at Green Mountain Inn.


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:

Rocktoberfest

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.


Fall in Love with Vermont Fall Foliage

Arguably, the nation’s most spectacular, stunning changing leaves turn with the season right here in Stowe. To get a taste of Vermont fall foliage, drive through the countryside and stay at a quaint location at the cusp of valleys bursting with color.

Greet Autumn in Stowe for the Season’s Best Color Display

Couple-in-Autumn-Park-FallStowe is the perfect place to call home base while you explore the autumn countryside. Here’s the best way to take it all in.

Driving Tours in Stowe

See the fall foliage in Stowe at a leisurely pace as you take a scenic drive along highways, byways, and back roads. Routes vary in length from 7.6 miles to 113 miles. Whether you have a few hours, an afternoon, or a whole day, there’s a drive for you.

Just a few include Moscow & Little River (7.6 miles); Brush Hill (14.6 miles); and Stowe Hollow, Ben & Jerry's, and Cold Hollow Cider Mill (26 miles).

Vermont Fall Vacation Packages

Top off your tour of the autumn landscape with a stay at Green Mountain Inn. Our Fall Brilliance Package is designed for the ultimate fall getaway and includes a big country breakfast each morning, plus a horse and carriage ride and more fall goodies.

Stay with us at Green Mountain Inn and experience Vermont fall vacation packages. Fall in love with fall all over again!