Blog :: 02-2016

March Madness - Stowe Style

Come experience March Madness - Stowe Style! Some of the season's most zany shenanigans happen on and off snow during the month of March. Call it cabin fever, spring fever or just the pent up desire to have a good time but locals (and those not so local) really tear it up in Stowe during March. The return of longer days and more mild temps brings out the fun loving side in all of us. On-snow events include the wacky 80's Ski Ballet and Retro Jam, the Uphill Ski Race and a Moonlight Cross Country Ski. With this year's change in date for the Stowe Derby don't miss the opportunity to watch almost 1,000 skiers racing down Mt. Mansfield on skinny skis! 

Music lovers will enjoy jamming to tribute bands covering musical greats including Van Morrison, Dave Matthews and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Join the fun during the Mudseason Easter Egg Hunt followed the next morning by the annual Easter Sunrise Service at the top of Mt. Mansfield. 

There are many lift ticket deals offered in March to make the festivities even sweeter; take advantage of Military Ski Free Day, Vermonter Day or 50% off days sponsored by local radio stations.

Winter is far from over, in fact some of the season's greatest events are yet to come! For more details and additional fun opportunities check out the Stowe Area Association website.




Escape the Ordinary - Stowe, Vermont

Stowe, Vermont is extraordinary in all seasons. While many winter visitors think of Stowe for winter outdoor adventures, the area is spectaular all year round. Summer and fall now exclipse winter as the most visited time of year. If you have not experienced Stowe during the 3 seasons outside of winter the following video will be an eye-opening treat. For locals, or visitors familar with the area in all its glory, this is a reminder of changing seasons and the beauty that surrounds the area.   

Local photographer and videographer Mark Vandenburg has created a stunning time-laspe video that has gone "viral" among locals and visitors alike. Over a year in the making this video captures the essence of the area. Enjoy!



Newest Off-Slope Activities in Stowe, Vermont

While Stowe, Vermont is well known as the Ski Capital of East, the charming village is also a great destination for many off-slope activites. Long famous for cross country skiing and Ben & Jerry's the area is world renowned for luxury spa's, fine dining and boutique shopping. This winter Stowe has added two new activites to the list of fun pastimes to keep the family busy when not cruising down the slopes: outdoor skating at Spruce Peak and bowling at the new Stowebowl located at the newly renovated Sun and Ski Inn.

The Stowebowl, Stowe's first luxury bowling establishment is opening this Wednesday 2/2/2016 in the the Sun and Ski Inn. The Stowebowl promises to be a luxury bowling and casual dining experience.

Enjoy complimentary skating in the plaza at Spruce Peak after skiing or it is great option for those in the group who are looking for a change from the slopes. The rink is set against the stunning backdrop of Spruce Mountain and is especially beautiful in the evening surrounded by twinking lights.


For additional off-piste activites check out the Stowe Area Association website or visit their office on Main Street.