13 posts categorized "Fall Activities"

09/03/2013

A Celebration of Harvests & Fall at the 17th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest!

A true Bavarian village will emerge from the town of Stowe’s event field for this year’s Stowe Oktoberfest, offering an authentic Bavarian experience to all who attend.  From Oompah band’s to authentic German foods to – of course – freshly brewed Vermont beers, the 17th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest will give families, couples and visitors alike a chance to create some wonderful Autumn season memories over a full weekend in October.  A portion of the proceeds raised at Friday evening’s event will go to support The Clarina Howard Nichols Center.

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Stowe Events Field
October 4-6, 2013
Friday – 7-11 PM
Saturday – 11 AM – 8 PM
Sunday – 11 AM – 4 PM

Highlights: 

The Stowe Oktoberfest celebration is presented by the Rotary Club of Stowe and is a great way to welcome the beautiful Fall season to the area – just look for the big tent at Stowe Events Field.  The Green Mountain Inn, located on Main Street, provides exceptional accommodations for you during your visit to the 17th Annual Stowe Oktoberfest and is the perfect place to relax after a full day of German festivities!

08/27/2013

Come Discover All Manner of British Things at the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe!

From the tiniest of Mini Coopers to the grandest dame of them all, the Rolls Royce, the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe has become North America’s largest British classic sports car and motorcycle event!  It’s a weekend long celebration and a salute to the great British Motorcar and also to the British lifestyle, and every third weekend in September the town of Stowe becomes a bit more “ace”.

British invasion logoBritish Invasion Car Show in Stowe
September 20-22, 2013
NEW location this year!
Stoweflake Resort Field

Admission costs benefit the American Cancer Society

Events: 

Friday – Driving Tour & Registrant’s Reception
Saturday – British Classic Motorcar Show People’s Choice Judging & Concours d’Elegance
Sunday – The Notch Run Driving Tour, Tailgate Picnic Competition & The Competition of Colors
Saturday & Sunday – The British Pub
Friday thru Sunday – British Market Place & Auto Jumble & British Car Corral 

For a complete description on all these events, click here.

Hundreds of British car enthusiasts descend upon Vermont to enjoy the winding roads and rolling hills of the area and to browse the over 60 classes of motorcars that compete in the British Invasion Car Show in Stowe.  The Green Mountain Inn is proud to be a supporter of the Show and welcomes one and all to come and experience the British culture through activities, crafts and unique British gifts all present at the 23rd British Invasion Car Show in Stowe.  Make your reservations now and enjoy luxurious accommodations and thoughtful amenities sure to make your stay in Stowe exceedingly memorable.

08/20/2013

Need a Break? Plan a Getaway to Enjoy the Fall Foliage in Stowe!

Fall in Stowe is one of the most beautiful times of the year as the crisp mornings bring comfortable temps throughout the day and make exploring the area a spectacular treat!  Thousands of people flock to the area each year just to get a glimpse of the colorful landscape that is created by the fall foliage in Stowe.  Blazing reds, oranges and golds swath the rolling hills in an ever changing dance by Mother Nature.  It’s the perfect time to plan your fall vacation to Stowe, Vermont and the Green Mountain Inn can help with our Autumn Brilliance Package.

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Peak Color in Stowe (Stowe, VT) - photo from Photo Cascadia Blog

Autumn Brilliance Package
Available September 20 through October 19, 2013
(excludes Columbus Weekend)
From $281 per person

Two nights discounted lodging (minimum)
Daily full country breakfast
Scenic horse and carriage ride
Fall harvest picnic lunch “to go” with seasonal specialties and bottle of wine

All rates are per person (pp), based on double occupancy and do not include 10% Vermont State Rooms and Meal tax and 6% Service Charge

Call 800.253.7302 to make a reservation or visit our website to book online.

The best time of year to view the fall foliage in Stowe is typically from mid-September through late October and with the wet spring and temperate summer we just experienced, you can expect to have a spectacular show!  Check out GoStowe.com for a convenient list of Scenic Drives, some Fun Foliage Facts and a Free downloadable Kid’s Activity Book.

Make your plans now to come and enjoy the fall foliage in Stowe and stay at the Green Mountain Inn for a true Vermont experience!  We hope to see you soon.

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