Mosey through the Village Courtyard and sample delicious food products made with ingredients from our Green Mountain State. Vendors are subject to change but may include: Barr Hill, SILO Distillery, Mad River Distillers, Long Trail, Woodchuck, Ambrosia Confections, Mountain Grove Coffee, It’s Arthur’s Fault, SAP!, GoodMix, MOCO Hot Chocolate, West River Creamery, Kimball Brook Farm, Wood’s Syrup, and Ski VT with Cabot Cheese.
The Smugglers' Notch special winter carnival features music, face painting, games, a bonfire, and more. The festivities are from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on the Village Green. Always a family favorite hosted by Goodtime Charlie, Mogul Mouse, Billy Bob Bear, and the Friendly Pirate!
Enjoy Smugglers' Notch Resort and its amenities as a comfortable and convenient home base to visit sugarhouses and learn about the process directly from enthusiastic maple sugarmakers. During our Maple Vacation Experience offer we will include complimentary specialty food and beverage samplings, a children's gift, and sugar on snow during the Thursday Winter Carnival. Plus a selection of our popular programs will be maple themed just for you, and there will be special dining options at our restaurants.
St. Paddy's Day Lucky Leprechaun Challenge - Wear green, meet the Leprechaun on the slopes, and get raffle tickets for a change to win. Join Goodtime Charlie at the Black Bear for music, door prizes, 12 beers on tap and giveaways from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm! Go to Bootleggers' Lounge at 4:30 pm, submit all your tickets and relax with 50% off appetizers and drink specials while you wait for your chance to win. Check the link below for all the great activities.
Studio Two - A headlining Beatles tribute band that focuses on the most exciting, energetic period of The Beatles -- the early years. Choosing from a catalog of songs from their club and touring performances, Studio Two captures all of the excitement and danceable 50's and 60's Rock 'n' Roll songs The Beatles helped popularize. All of this is done in period correct attire and equipment. You will be transported in time! Located in the lower level of the Meeting House. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show is 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. $20 per person cover at the door. Buy your tickets in advance and save $5. Ages 21 & older includes one drink, must bring ID; under 21 will get two non-alcoholic drinks.
Sample the finest in craft beers and regional favorites, plus ciders! Enjoy samples from 2 Roads Brewing, Ballast Point, Clown Shoes, Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Spiked Seltzer, Stone Brewing, Stony Creek, and Ten Barrel. If your tastes run closer to home, don't miss samples from Vermont's own 14th Star, Boyden Valley Winery and Cidery, Harpoon, Long Trail, Magic Hat, Otter Creek, Shed, and Zero Gravity.
A DJ spins the tunes and the Resort's Mountain Grille puts on a tasty appetizer buffet, plus munchies and prizes. From 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm in the Meeting House. Tickets are available at the door. $22 entry includes 8 samples and a souvenir sampling glass. 21 & older, please. BrewFest group lodging packages are available for groups of 20 or more; please call 800-521-0536.
Elvis, a gorilla, guys in bikinis - you'll see it all in the Zone Terrain Park during Pond Skimming! Registration for this free event starts at 10;00 am at the Smugglers' Notch tent in Parking Lot 1. The first skimmer launches toward the pond at 12:00 noon. Prizes awarded for best costume. A "don't miss" for spectators! Presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.
An old-fashioned July 4th celebration in Jeffersonville with parade at 10:00 am, carnival with games and vendors, kids' games, live entertainment from 66 City Band playing classic rock tunes, and food. Don't forget the world famous frog jumping contest!
And back at Smugglers' ... Starting at 5:00 pm, the Resort hosts a tasty Firemen's Barbecue on the Green with proceeds benefiting the local fire department. Goodtime Charlie hosts music for all ages on the resort village green from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Also on the green, the Vermont National Guard 40th Army Band plays their mix of classic favorites and patriotic tunes beginning at 8:00 pm. At dusk, enjoy the spectacular fireworks against the backdrop of the Green Mountains. It's a full day of celebration! Happy Independence Day!