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Entertainment for Families and Adults

The Smuggs fun goes on after the sun goes down!

Refer to the Week-at-a-Glance and explore a range of enjoyable activities suitable for both families and just adults each night of the week. Embark on an exhilarating journey to the summit with our Cat Trak Express.

Refer to the MapleFest Schedule for additional activities March 10-29, 2024.

Participate in any of the activities listed below, which are included in both our Mountain Experience and Winter Experience Packages and are available from December 15, 2023 - April 5, 2024
Daily Activities
The FunZone 2.0 Ozone
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Ozone has all the classic original FunZone elements like ping-pong, mini golf, inflatable giant slide, the Littles' Loft featuring Imagination Playground's Big Blue Blocks, bouncy house, creative play store, and much more.

Bonfire Warm Up
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join the Activities crew and warm up around a bonfire.
Sunday
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Weekend beer specials and swag.

I-Did-A-Sled
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join in a family friendly competition! Build a sled with supplies we provide and see if it stands up to the ultimate test - a launch off our hill on Sir Henry's Learning area... fun for the whole family. Meet at the warming yurt at Sir Henry's Hill. Please be prompt, space is limited. All ages.

Monday

Smugglers’ Winter Market

Monday 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm
Join us in the FunZone 2.0 Party Room to shop for your favorite local Vermont products, treats, and crafts. Farmers and vendors will be on hand with fresh meats, desserts, jewelry, herbal products, clothing, and more.

See dates offered below.

The Smugglers' Winter Market is a fantastic opportunity to explore and purchase a wide array of local Vermont products, treats, and crafts. This event is scheduled for December 18 & 26, January 2, 22, & 29, February 12, 19, & 26, March 4, 11 & 18.
Monday
Winter Welcome Bonfire
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jammin' Sam and Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate welcome you to Smuggs with music, dancing, hot cocoa, and updates on all the exciting programs we offer. Located next to the Gazebo on the Village Green.

Sir Henry's Tube Sliding
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Sliding at its best on our lighted terrain on Sir Henry's Hill. We provide the tubes! No ski boots, please. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting. Riders must be at least 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Bingo Blast
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to play for prizes! Did you know that Shakespeare played Bingo? Where do you think he got 'B2 or not B2'? That is the question? All ages.
Tuesday

Kids' Night Out

Tuesday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ages 5-12
Parents enjoy a night at the Resort while kids (ages 5-12) have a blast at Kids' Night Out in FunZone 2.0. For $65 per child, they'll get dinner, an arcade card, Ozone access, Laser Tag, movies, treats, and attentive staff. Reservations required 24 hours in advance, and socks are a must!"

Glow Tubing
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glow Tubing is incredibly unique and fun for all ages! Get outdoors and enjoy this family friendly atmosphere on Sir Henry's Hill. Glow your way down the tubing hill lanes as an array of LED lights line and illuminate the Snow Tubing hill. No ski boots, please. Riders must be 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Marko's Family Magic Show
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the family to the lower level of the Meeting House to be dazzled by Marko the Magician and his amazing magical performance. All ages. **There will be no Marko shows on 1/23/24 or 1/30/24 and shows will move from 3/12/24 to 3/11/24 & 3/19/24 to 3/20/24.
Wednesday
Cookie Decorating
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Carole from the Bread Line & Soup Kitchen for some leprechaun fun! For the month of March there will be shamrocks, rainbows and everything green! You may even find a four leaf clover, if you are lucky. Cookie sizes from large to mini, even a pot of gold! Everyone gets 13 cookies in all sizes, icing and decorating toppings. Each child also receives a baking apron to take home! Pre-registration required as space is limited. $25 per person. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet in The FunZone 2.0 party room. Minimum of 4 participants required for event to run. There will be no class on Wednesday 12/27/23.

Friendly Pirate Raingutter Regatta
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ahoy mateys - Join Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate and create your own ship from materials provided by the Activities Crew. See who has the fastest seafarin' ship to sail down the raingutters. Meet in the FunZone 2.0 party room. All ages.

Sir Henry's Tube Sliding
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Sliding at its best on our lighted terrain on Sir Henry's Hill. We provide the tubes! No ski boots, please. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting. SmuggsPass required. Riders must be at least 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Haunted History Walk

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Moderate Difficulty
Haunted History features spooky and/or weird, historically based tales set in and around Smugglers' Notch. There will be a nighttime walk through the winter woods and storytelling in McGovern Lodge. Hosted by Rockin' Ron Carter. $10 per person. Preregistration required.

Dress for the outdoors and for light to moderate outdoor exercise. For use during the program, we will provide a lantern and devices to wear over your snowboots for improved traction in winter. Our haunted history walk is best suited for individuals 10 & older due to story content. Meet at McGovern Lodge by taking the Resort shuttle or driving your own vehicle.

Smuggsational Family Gameshow
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Test your wits during an evening of fun with your host, Jammin’ Sam. Meet in the lower level of the Meeting House. All ages.
Thursday

Smuggs Winter Carnival
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Our weekly Winter Carnival is located on the Village Green. Join us for family fun as we celebrate winter with music, food, and games. Wicked Good Ice will be on hand with a special ice carving demonstration and our activities staff will entertain with winter games, races, and a bonfire.

Friendly Pirate Show
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pirate songs and dances including Shark in the Dark and Poop Deck Dance, from Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate's 5 albums. All ages. Meet in the Meeting House.

Mogul Mouse Meet and Greet
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Mogul Mouse will be on hand for hugs and photos before and during the Fireworks display. Meets at the Gazebo.

Fireworks!!!

Thursday 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Join us near the Gazebo to watch our weekly Fireworks display that will definitely dazzle!


Friday
The Friendly Pirate Breakfast!
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Yo ho ho it's a hearty breakfast me hearties at the Grille with a heaping helping of pirate songs, dances, and joyful jokes! Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate plays songs from his 5 albums.

Friendly Pirate Bingo
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rockin Ron the Friendly Pirate is your host. Bring the family to the FunZone 2.0 party room to play for prizes!

Friendly Pirate Sing-along
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate presents pirate songs and lore for ALL ages. History, geography, nautical themes, and boatloads of wordplay. You RRR hereby invited to come aboard. Meets in the FunZone 2.0 party room.

Après Ski Party!
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Drink specials, giveaways, and live entertainment hosted
by Jammin’ Sam in Bootleggers Lounge.

Glow Tubing
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glow Tubing is incredibly unique and fun for all ages! Get outdoors and enjoy this family friendly atmosphere on Sir Henry's Hill. A super fun and incredibly unique event for you to experience. Glow your way down the tubing hill lanes as an array of LED lights line and illuminate the Snow Tubing hill. No ski boots, please. SmuggsPass required.

Family Karaoke
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Be the next Smuggs Idol - be prepared to sing your heart out! In the Meeting House, all ages!
Saturday
Friendly Pirate and Friends
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Mogul Mouse & Billy Bob Bear join Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate for songs and dances. Meets in the Ozone at the FunZone 2.0.

Science Show
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Professor Alpine has fun with experiments that may look like magic but are really science! Meets in the FunZone 2.0 party room. 5 & older.

Sir Henry's Tube Sliding
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Sliding at its best on our lighted terrain on Sir Henry's Hill. We provide the tubes! No ski boots, please. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting. SmuggsPass required. Riders must be at least 42" tall and be able to stop themselves.

Family GaGa Ball and Family Games
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a game of GaGa ball, or play one of the other family games we'll have out. Fun for the whole family! Ages 5 & older. Meet in the lower level of the Meeting House.

Events, dates, and times are subject to change.
Evening Entertainment for Adults...

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Evening entertainment events are located in either the lower level of the Meeting House or Bootleggers' Lounge for ages 21 & older.

Evening Entertainment is included in both our Winter Experience Packages. Available
December 15, 2023 - April 5, 2024 except as noted.

Monday - Adult Trivia

8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Bring your phone to join in the trivia fun with Jammin' Sam in the Bootleggers' Lounge. Ages 21 & older.

More Details on Snowshoe Adventure Dinner

Top of the Notch Snowshoe Adventure Dinner

Tuesday, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Snowshoe Adventure Dinner is one of our most popular programs, a dramatic and delicious dining experience atop Sterling Mountain.

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Marko's Magical Mystery Show

Marko's Magical Mystery Show

Tuesday, 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The legendary Marko the Magician will dazzle you with prodigious feats of prestidigitation delivered with a twist of humor. In Bootleggers' Lounge. Ages 21 & older. **There will be no Marko shows on 1/23/24 or 1/30/24 and shows will move from 3/12/24 to 3/11/24 & 3/19/24 to 3/20/24.

Cabot Fondue Party

Fondue Party

Wednesday, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Join Chef Troy for a Fondue Party at Carriage House Events, featuring Cabot Cheese & Black River Meats & Produce. Dive into savory fondues, skewers, and a "Fun-Do" lesson. $59/pp, 21+, preregistration required.

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Adult Karaoke

Wednesday - Adult Karaoke

Wednesday, 8:30 pm
Come to Bootleggers' Lounge and join in for some adult karaoke fun with Jammin' Sam.

Smuggs House Band

Thursday, 8:30 pm
Join Jammin' Sam, and friends for an evening of live music. Playing songs by Classic Rock Acts like Tom Petty, Steve Miller, and Elton John... plus some other surprises. Ages 21 & older in Bootleggers' Lounge.

Friday - Adult Karaoke

Friday, 8:30 pm
Come to Bootleggers' Lounge and join in for some adult karaoke fun. Ages 21 & older.

Homegrown Music Series

Saturday, 8:30 pm
Come check out great tunes by our featured local performers of the week. 21 & older in Bootleggers' Lounge.

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