The mamas scoured Vermont summer events at ski resorts and hand-picked our tops family-friendly ones across the state. From food fests to outdoor music, lawn games, to yoga – there is something for everyone!
June 20, Wanderlust at Stratton Mountain
Wanderlust Festivals are all-out celebrations of mindful living that bring together the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts, renowned speakers, top chefs and much more for four days of new ideas, new friends, new moves.
June 21 (and every other Friday throughout the summer), Leisure Lawn Game Olympics at Bolton Valley
Bolton Valley will be running a series of leisure lawn game “competitions” every other Friday from June 7 through August 16. Rotating games including cornhole, ladder ball, horse shoes, darts/pool (on rain dates), spike ball, bocce, maybe croquet and/or a disc golf putting contest, and more.
June 21, Pink Friday at Bromley Mountain
Got Pink? Wear pink and adventure for a cause by supporting Susan G. Komen’s bold goal of reducing breast cancer related deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026. Purchase an all-day Mountain Adventure Pass for $49, and Bromley will donate 50% of proceeds to this summer’s Inaugural Komen Vermont MORE THAN PINK WALK™. The funds raised at Pink Friday stay local to support breast cancer education, awareness, and grants to service organizations in Vermont and New Hampshire, as well as fund Susan G. Komen’s national research program.
June 21, BROC Food Drive at Killington Resort
Killington is teaming up with the BROC Community Food Shelf and offering discounted rates to celebrate the start of the summer season and support a great, local program. Bring 3 non-perishable food items and get Adventure Center passes for just $25 (down from $72), as well as discounted bike park tickets and season passes, and golf.
June 21, Summer Solstice at Smugglers’ Notch
June 21 marks the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the first official day of summer. Join Smuggs for a Summer Solstice party featuring Sunrise Yoga sessions, Cirque De Fuego — Vermont’s premiere fire performers, drum performances by Jeh Kulu Drum Theater, fireworks, s’mores, and more!
July 6, Stoweflake Balloon Festival in Stowe, Vermont
Watch a parade of hot-air balloons soar through the sky. View breathtaking launches, enjoy live entertainment, all while sitting back and relaxing with offerings in the beer and wine garden. This 33rd annual celebration will include a children’s corner with a variety of activities, and festival attendees are welcome to join in on the high-flying fun with hot-air balloon rides or tethered rides.
July 7, Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Trapp Family Lodge
There’s nothing like being surrounded by mountain vistas and beautiful sunsets while enjoying incredible music. Trapps’ Concerts in the Meadow are perfect for a family summer evening. Check out the view and more details shared by Mama Dana in Music in the Meadow.
July 20, Junior Golf Clinic at Sugarbush Resort
This weekly clinic introduces kids 6-17 to the fun game of golf, offering 2 hours of instruction, course knowledge, rules, games and more. Instructed by Sugarbush PGA Professional Roger King. It offers parents a great opportunity to play 9 relaxing holes while the clinic is going on, followed by a refreshing beverage or dinner at Hogan’s Pub. Read more about Sugarbush junior golf offerings. Mama Mara and kids reviewed the Junior Golf Camp, which runs in August 13-16, 2019.
July 27, 4thAnnual Blueberry Bash at Mount Snow
After the Blueberry Parade, enjoy a day of various backyard games, live music, a BBQ, beer, and more. Mount Snow will have favorite backyard games spread out around the festival venue for your enjoyment throughout the bash, as well as organized events for some true competition. There will also be a fun obstacle course for the kids. This event is free admission and all the games/activities are free as well.
August 17, The Great Inflatable Race at Jay Peak
The Great Inflatable Race is a fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. Bring the kids and feel like a kid again as you jump, dive, and bounce on custom-designed inflatables. Ages 5 and up.