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December 2016

Winter Rendezvous in Stowe

The largest gay ski week in the northeast descends on Stowe for five whole days of skiing, parties, entertainment, and activities. Winter Rendezvous in Stowe is guaranteed to break up your boring winter and give you plenty of opportunities for fun in the snow.

Join Gay Ski Week in Stowe for a Winter Pick-Me-Up

Snowboarder-jumpingLasting from January 18 to 22, 2017, the Winter Rendezvous will be packed with events. Outdoor enthusiasts (and indoor enthusiasts) alike will find something to love.

For skiers, snowboarders, dog-sledding enthusiasts, and ice skaters, Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak are the places to be. Besides skiing in Stowe, other outdoor fun will include horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing on miles of trails at the Trapp Family Lodge.

Other events will include a big bonfire with drinks and hors d’oeuvres, a 3D laser black-out party, an indoor pool party, performances (including comedian Julie Goldman and singer Jimmy James), and a big blowout party for closing out the festival.

Passes and Discounts

Guests to the winter event can purchases passes for whatever kind of experience they want. For instance, a Full Skier and Events Pass gets you access to every single event, discounted ski lift tickets, ski rentals, and lessons.

Or, a Non-Skier Pass will grant you access to all four events that don’t involve skiing. There are additional passes to choose from that will fit any budget or preferences. Guests can also purchase a la carte tickets to any of the events if they would like to add on to their pass, or just attend one or two.

Gay ski week in Stowe is a fun chance for LGBTQ skiers and fun-lovers to meet up and have a good time. Book your stay with us at Green Mountain Inn to have an extra-fabulous time.


Snowy Fun is in Store at the Stowe Winter Carnival

Beat back the winter blahs and have some fun, instead. The Stowe Winter Carnival offers unique, amusing, and even zany ways to enjoy the dead of winter.

Winter Events in Stowe Spice Up January 2017

The week of January 14 to January 28, ski down to Stowe and help paint the town white. There will be winter shenanigans for all ages.

Snow Golf, Broomball, and Snow Volleyball

The Winter Carnival is famous for its wacky winter sports, including golfing in the snow – in costumes – and a volleyball tournament in the snow instead of sand. A friendly round of Canadian broomball will top off the sporting events – a beer garden and bonfire will follow.

Ice-carving -stoweIce Carving Competition in Stowe

Watch professional ice carvers create masterpieces from huge ice blocks at Spruce Peak Plaza at Stowe Mountain Resort. Guests will get to contribute to a People’s Choice Award. Later, meet the ice carvers and quiz them on their craft.

Kids’ Activities

Kids will love the various free skates at Stowe Mountain Resort and the Ice Rink at Spruce Peak. There will also be a kids’ event (“Kids Karnival Chaos”) with games, a DJ, costumed characters, and a bouncy house.

Live Music and Karaoke

Live music nights will pepper the Winter Carnival schedule with various entertainment at the Matterhorn. Local restaurant Piecasso will also host a karaoke night with some friendly competition and prizes.

Pub Trivia

Sharpen your wits for the Pub Style Trivia Challenge at Piecasso. Giveaways will be handed out after each round, and there will be draft beer specials all night.

Come enjoy January and winter events in Stowe at the Winter Carnival, and while you’re in town, stay with us at the cozy and charming Green Mountain Inn.

Dine in Style at New Year’s Eve in Stowe

Come and ring in New Year’s Eve in Stowe, Vermont. This picturesque mountain village is offering some sweet deals that will ensure you have a bubbly and festive time.

Ring in 2017 Right with Dinner and Dancing in Stowe

Green Mountain Inn is offering a prix fixe dinner (by reservation only) in the Main Street Dining Room. This New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe will be followed up with dancing and a midnight champagne toast.

Happy- new- year 2017Make your reservation today and prepare yourself for a scrumptious menu of four courses with scintillating selections: Choose a delicious appetizer like duck prosciutto or lobster bisque, munch on a fresh salad for your second course, and then get ready for the main event.

The third course includes elegant options like cider glazed bob white quail with sweet potato hash and broccolini, or a roasted tenderloin of beef with truffled mashed potatoes, mushroom ragout, and asparagus. Or, try a fish or vegetarian dish.

The fourth course tops off the meal in spectacular fashion with a chocolate marquis -- a rich dark chocolate confection made with sugar, eggs, cream, butter, and cocoa powder – topped with gold dust, raspberries, and Chambord.

Other Dining Options

Guests can also dine at the Whip Bar & Grill from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a reservation. The Whip serves up fine food in a comfortable atmosphere, specializing in Vermont flavors, fresh ingredients, and homemade touches.

Every Inn guest is welcome to join the midnight toast with champagne in the Main Street Dining Room!

Join us at Green Mountain Inn for our festive New Year’s Eve dinner in Stowe and make the final night of 2016 extra special.

Make the Most of Winter with the Ski, Ride & Stay Hotel Package

If you’re heading to the snowy mountains of Vermont for a ski adventure, you’ve come to the right place. With the Ski, Ride & Stay Package from Green Mountain Inn, you get a stack of savings so you can focus on fresh powder and steep slopes.

Winter Hotel Deals in Stowe

The best ski packages in Stowe offer everything a skier needs for a great Vermont trip.

This offer includes a discount for a one-night stay, plus a one-day lift ticket for Stowe Mountain Resort, which offers a wide variety of winter activities.

SkiAbout Stowe Mountain Resort

As far as winter sports go, Mount Mansfield is a premier destination for skiing in Stowe. Along with varied terrain for skiing and snowboarding, the Stowe Mountain Resort features snow-making technology that ensures there’s always a freshly-coated hill for snowy adventuring.

Plus, the trails at the resort are called “The Great 48.” This means that each one is totally unique, and no matter which you choose, you’ll get a breathtaking trip down the mountainside and see a beautiful winter landscape every time.

There’s Even More Winter Exploits

Don’t forget about the other activities you can enjoy besides skiing, such as sleigh rides, sledding, ice skating, dog sledding, snowshoeing, and ice climbing. If you’re an amateur, there are even classes and sessions to attend to learn a new sport.

A great hotel deal in Stowe will give you all you need to get the most out of your trip. Stay with us at the cozy Green Mountain Inn to experience the perfect winter getaway.