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Join us at Smugglers' for FallFest

a weekend of music, local food & drink, outdoor recreation, and celebration of northern Vermont culture!

FallFest 2017 has something for everyone! Spend your days enjoying our Green Mountain playground by mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, or hiking. Watch the best disc golf athletes in the world compete in the Green Mountain Championship presented by Discraft, and Disc Golf Pro Tour. In the evening, join the party at FallFest Central in Smugglers' Village for live music, local food, Vermont craft beer and cider, festival games, local vendors, and more!

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FallFest 2017

FallFest Lodging Special
September 15-18, 2017 (2 night minimum)
The only way to truly experience all that FallFest has to offer is to stay at Smugglers' Notch Resort. Not only will you be in the heart of the festival action, but you can park your car and leave it there. Our shuttle has you covered, no matter where you want to adventure. Included in your FallFest lodging package:

• Mountainside resort condominium lodging
• Unlimited use of the Mountainside water playground with pool and waterslide
• Guided walks
• Use of mountain bike trails & mountain bike skills park
• Basketball, shuffleboard, tennis courts, volleyball courts, mini golf, skate park and disc golf course.
• Guests receive an All Access Pass which includes:
     > Two nights of live music on the Village Green
     > Free disc golf on the Village 9
     > An evening Glow Disc Golf round
     > One free Mountain Bike Rental (one-hour)
     > Special craft beer & cider tastings
     > Free spectating of the Green Mountain Championship Disc Golf tournament
     > Fiddlehead Brewery Overstable Double IPA Release Party!
Limited space available with special discounted rates! Call today at (844) 255-4868 and SAVE!

FallFest Live - Friday
Friday, September 15th 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Live Music — Kat Wright at 6:30 pm & Red Baraat at 8:30 pm!

FallFest Live - Saturday
Saturday, September 16th, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Live Music — The Brothers Comatose at 6:30 pm & Zach Nugent Dead All Stars at 8:30 pm!

Tickets for FallFest Live are VERY limited! Only $10/night or $17.50 for both, purchase today to make sure you can get in!

Live Music
In the heart of the Smugglers’ Notch Resort Village, surrounded by the Green Mountains, both Friday and Saturday night will be filled with foot-stomping, heart-warming music. This year's line-up brings us some of the best artists from throughout the Northeast including: Kat Wright, Red Baraat, The Brothers Comatose and more!

Great Grub & Local Liquid
Craft Beer & Cider
The Vermont craft beer and cider scene has injected excitement into the industry that has spread throughout New England. Join us at the epicenter of the craft in the Northeast to enjoy some of the best beer and cider VT has to offer. Anchored by Fiddlehead Brewing Company's exclusive Overstable Double IPA Can Sale (this weekend is the ONLY time to buy Overstable in cans, and Smuggs is the ONLY place to do it!) FallFest Live will also feature Citizen Cider, 14th Star, Zero Gravity!

Local Food
Farming is a central piece in the heritage of the great Northeast. That heritage has erupted into some of the best farm to table dining experiences in the country. Spend your evening sampling delicious local fare from an assortment of Vermont’s finest food vendors including food trucks and more!

Festival Games, Vendor Village, Kids Zone & More!
Not only will you enjoy great food & drink, but FallFest Live offers fun festival games to play, a climbing wall to conquer, and a Kids Zone that helps make this event fun for the entire family! Add to that a vendors village that includes Disc Golf, Mountain Biking & Rock Climbing Vendors, and FallFest live will keep you busy all evening!
Event Guidelines
Our mission is to deliver a safe and fun FallFest for all! Here's a list of items allowed / not allowed inside the venue space.

Re-entry, with a valid FallFest 2017 ticket/bracelet
Water bottles
Snacks for the kiddos!

The following items are not allowed inside the venue:
Glass containers
Outside food/beverage
Outside alcohol
Illegal substances
No smoking - this is a smoke free venue

NOTE: Bags are subject to a “soft” search.
Disc Golf
Monday, September 11th - Sunday, September 17th

Discraft presents the Green Mountain Championship
Smugglers' hosts the 5th Green Mountain Championship presented by Discraft, beginning Wednesday and ending with the 4th round on Saturday. This 4-day event is a Disc Golf Pro Tour event and a PDGA A-Tier with over a $30,000 cash purse. The competition is sold out with 320 competitors. Spectators are welcome to come watch the action live. The final day will be drama filled as the top disc golf pros in the world compete for the GMC Trophy.

Disc Golf Spectating
Players that aren't in the event will be able to sign up for limited tee times on our championship courses throughout the event, play all week on our Village 9 course, and sign up for disc golf clinics that will be offered throughout the weekend. There also will be disc golf raffles and competitions to take advantage of, and "Meet the Pros" sessions! If you are a disc golfers or disc golf fan, you have to be on-site to take it all in, so book your lodging today!
Mountain Biking
Friday, September 15th - Sunday, September 17th
10:00 am & 1:00 pm

When you live in Vermont, sometimes you just know that you’ve got it better than most. The Northeast is surrounded by some of the most iconic mountain bike trail networks in the country, and for this years FallFest, Smuggs MTB is excited to deliver a set of family friendly mountain bike programming. Group rides, a gravel grinder race, shuttles to nearby trail networks, bike vendors, and premium bike demos make this a weekend that you’ll want to spend on your bike!

More details on MTB events and rides TBA!
Fly Fishing
Friday, September 15th - Saturday, September 16th
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Experience the joy of fly fishing the Lamoille River! Friday and Saturday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, FallFest is offering a one-of-a-kind guided fly fishing experience with Great Drake Angling & Outdoor Adventures! All essential gear is supplied including rods, boots, waders, and terminal tackle. After registering, we'll be in contact to get shoe sizes, heights, and weights of all participants in advance. This amount should be paid in full upon booking and is not refundable within two weeks of the event! This program is set up as an instructional format. No prior experience is necessary! Guests will be taught basic fly casting strokes, basic entomology and fly selection, how to read the water (learn where the fish live), how to present the fly, and what to do when everything comes together and one bites! We fish rain or shine so guest should bring weather appropriate clothing, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, and any medications they may need for the day, including allergic reaction medications. Transportation not included, participants follow the guide to their fishing locations. Participants are responsible for purchasing a Vermont fishing license for the day of their program in advance. 12 years & older. Any angler 15 years & older will need to have a valid VT fishing license. These can be purchased at the Vermont Fish and Wildlife website. They must be printed, signed and on the person while fishing. One day and multiple day licenses are available. License fees are not included in the cost of the program.
Friday, September 15th - Saturday, September 16th
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join in on the FallFest weekend action, on the water! We are offering kayaking tours, including shuttle service, to guide you down a scenic portion of the Lamoille River. Your guide will teach you how to use your kayak and all associated equipment. The section of the Lamoille being used is gentle, and while it is appropriate for even beginner kayakers, it is a fun and scenic paddle for all ability levels. $50 per person. 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, shuttle included, ages 12 & older, 12 person maximum.
Rock Climbing
Friday, September 15th - Sunday, September 17th
10:00 am & 1:00 pm

Smugglers’ Notch is truly a special place. When you’re in the Notch, you are surrounded by dramatic, rugged cliff faces that stretch their way up to Vermont’s tallest peak. Known for some of the best climbing in the world, the Notch attracts climbers year round. FallFest is proud to partner with Petracliffs, a local Vermont rock climbing gym and school to allow FallFesters to take advantage of the cliffs and boulders that lay in wait in the rugged notch. Enjoy a 3-day programming slate that lets you climb, whether you're just starting, or itching to be lead to some of the Notch’s most iconic routes.

More details on our Rock Climbing programs coming soon!

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