Summer is far from over and there’s still time to enjoy the feeling of grass between your toes and dance to some live music or enjoy a movie under the stars. We’ve pulled together a few family-friendly events at resorts around the state.
Thursdays through September 28 at Sugarbush Resort
Celebrate summer with weekly corn hold tournaments every Thursday night at Lincoln Peak. Enjoy brick oven pizza and drinks from the Umbrella Bar with live music for the whole family.
Friday Nights through August 18 at Stowe Mountain Resort
Celebrate the weekend at Spruce Peak with an artisan market and live music. As the sun sets, grab a blanket and a creme and settle in for a movie in the great outdoors.
Select Saturday Nights through August 26 at Stratton Mountain Resort
Enjoy an outdoor movie experience at Stratton. Pick up some popcorn and spread a blanket out under the stars for titles such as Maverick, Puss in Boots, and more.
August 5-6 at Burke Mountain Resort
The Maxxis Eastern States Cup is headed to Burke! Riders of all ages through professionals will race down Burke’s famous terrain. Want to inspire your little ripper? Enjoy the show and watch how the pros do it!
August 19 at Bromley Mountain
Let’s meet our scaly friends! Introduce your youngsters to reptiles up close with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science. Explore touchable artifacts and hands-on materials for some scaly fun.
August 26 at Sugarbush Resort
Ever wanted to give fly fishing a try? Learn the basics of fly fishing, chat with local guides about fly selection and learn how to tie a fly with fly-tying demonstrations. You can even try catching a Brookie in the Clay Brook! A free event designed to introduce people of all ages to a lifelong activity.
August 27 at Northeast Slopes
Break out your dancing shoes for Northeast Slope’s Music on the Mountain. Enjoy live music from local musicians with dancing and fun for the entire family.
September 2-3 at Jay Peak
A running event for the whole family. The Jay Peak Trail Running Festival features seven unique races including a kids trail race, 5k, all the way through an ultra race. The kids trail race is ranked as a top 5 in the U.S. and is designed for all ages. Kids run a course and stop a the number of sticker stations that correspond to their age making it fun for kids of all ages!
September 24 at Mount Snow
Celebrate Vermont’s wildlife, wild places, and the great outdoors with live animal exhibits and presentations from organizations across the state. Explore the great outdoors with guided hikes and round out the day with live music.
October 7 at Killington
Enjoy fall in the mountains with food, fun, and games for the whole family. Enjoy activities like pumpkin paintings, horse-drawn hayrides, apple launching, and a bunch house. There’s events for the adults too, including the fan favorite stein hoisting competition. Best of all? It’s free!
Sarah Borodaeff is a freelance writer, project manager, and tiny person wrangler. A snowsports enthusiast, Sarah has worked in the snowsports industry for over fifteen years as a ski coach, in marketing, and most recently as an associate editor for Ski Area Management. She is currently endeavoring to keep up with a toddler whose favorite phrase is “go outside!”