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.
At 3 locations on our mountains, we have a lodge for you to call your home for the day. With a variety of dining options, as well as other necessary services, you will find everything you need to have a fun and relaxing day on the slopes. These lodges are open throughout the Winter season based on lift operation schedules. THE BASE LODGE Smugglers' Madonna and Sterling Mountains Base Lodge offers a variety of daytime and early evening options for upper mountain dining. Located at the base of Madonna and Sterling mountains, you'll find all the services you need such as restrooms, phones, an ATM, Ski Patrol & First Aid, Lift Ticket and Pass sales, as well as all of these other services:
Base Lodge Cafeteria Serving breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks.
Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Weekends & Holidays 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Black Bear Tavern The Black Bear Tavern's newly expanded bar accommodates additional seating as well as plentiful draft beers choices, with 20 varieties on tap to choose from. Don't miss Smugglers' own Prohibition Ale brewed by Vermont's Long Trail Brewery. The Black Bear also has the full Green Peppers menu available with waitstaff service. Enjoy appetizers, soups, sandwiches, hearty Winter fare and more. Join us on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2:00 pm for Après Sport Parties with music, drink specials, and more.
Sun. - Thurs. 10:30 am - 4:30 pm Fri. & Sat. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. (802)644-8851 Ext. 5003
Waffle Cabin Enjoy a grab-and-go slopeside treat at our new Waffle Cabin located near the Madonna II lift. Baked fresh and on demand, the enticing aroma will draw you in and the taste will keep you coming back.
Fri. - Sun. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hearth & Candle at The Top of the Notch Refuel at the top of Sterling Mountain (elevation 3,040 feet) and enjoy some of the tastiest homemade soups, a variety of wraps, hot chocolate, candies, and beverages. Thurs. - Mon. 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
3 Mountain Outfitters Conveniently located in the main level, we carry a varied selection of the more popular items you may need once your ski or snowboard day has begun... Oakley, Smith and Carrera goggles, neck gators, face masks, hand and foot warmers, gloves, Winter hats, helmets, lip balm, sunscreen and Smugglers' Notch logo wear. Be sure to check out the sales rack!
Open daily 8:00 am - 8:00 pm in the Village. Open Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm and Friday through Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Base Lodge.
3 Mountain Equipment Located in the lower level, this satellite location specializes in High Performance Demos, repairs and tuning. For regular rental equipment, please visit our main shop in the Village. Be sure to check out Tuesday Demo Days. Stop in any Tuesday and demo the latest skis for only $19.95. You can try as many pairs as you like!
Daily 8:00 am - 4:30 pmTHE VILLAGE LODGE At the base of Morse Mountain is The Village Lodge. The following dining options are here, in addition to restrooms, phones, and even an arcade! The Village Lodge is also very close to Lift Ticket & Pass sales, an ATM, the Country Store, 3 Mountain Outfitters, and 3 Mountain Equipment, our main rental shop.
The Green Mountain Deli Enjoy fresh baked cookies, muffins, pies and light breakfast items. Start your morning with a hot cup of coffee, flavored coffee or cappuccino. Lunch features freshly made sandwiches, salads, vegetarian options and specials daily. Special occasion cakes made to order with 24 hours notice. The Green Mountain Deli is located in the Village Lodge.
Open Daily 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Sat., Sun. & Holidays 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (802) 644-1141
Riga-Bello's Pizzeria A taste of Italy in Northern Vermont! Pizzas with the traditional toppings as well as combinations unique to Smugglers... for example, the Sterling, a delicious blend of white meat chicken, broccoli, tomatoes, and zing of fresh garlic. Also serving calzones, pasta, meatball subs, salads and more. Were centrally located right in the Village Lodge next door to Ben & Jerrys Scoop Shop and the Green Mountain Deli -- slopeside to Morse Mountain. Order ahead and well have your take-out ready for pick-up! On Saturdays from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm it's Mogul Mouse & Billy Bob Bear's Pizza Party with special guest Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate with songs & dances - the pizza's not free, but the FUN is!
Sun. - Thurs. 11:30 am - 9:00 pm Fri. & Sat. 11:30 am - 10:00 pm (802)644-1142
Bootleggers' Lounge A wide selection of draft beers, featuring Smuggs own Prohibition Ale and full service bar available. Watch all major sports events on our satellite TVs. Entertainment nightly.
Mon. - Fri. 4:00 pm - Late Evening; Sat. & Sun. 12:00 noon - Late Evening
Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop You can't visit Vermont without eating Ben & Jerry's ice cream! Tempt your tastebuds with a selection of ice cream flavors, sorbets, and low fat frozen yogurt in cones, sundaes, or shakes. More than 15 unique and fun flavors to choose from ... sample a different flavor each day of your stay! You can't miss the Scoop Shop located in the Village Lodge.
For convenience that can't be beat, try the Morse Highlands Day Lodge for a continental breakfast before hitting the slopes. The lodge also serves lunch, snacks, and beverages. The lodge is accessible by shuttle or the Dixie's Knoll trail adjacent to the Morse Highlands lift.
Daily 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (802)644-8851 Ext. 8514
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