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Stoweflake—The Epicenter of Stowe Events

Located in the heart of Stowe, Stoweflake is your headquarters for the many year-round area events! And, Most are within a short scenic walk away on the Stowe Recreation Path adjacent to the Mountain Rd.

The Stoweflake Balloon Festival, held annually in our events field, is an area favorite followed by the well-known British Invasion and Winter Carnival. The varied event list in Stowe is sure to be the highlight of any family vacation! Our Mountain Vacations Planners can help with ticket arrangements to the event or attraction of your choice and transportation should you choose.

January 10th-11th, 2014. Watch the UVM Alpine Winter Carnival at Stowe Mountain Resort. Enjoy fast skiers and fit racers! Watch the action as collegiate athletes compete on Stowe’s Main Street Course for top place.

January 18th - February 2nd, 2014. Celebrate winter in Vermont at the 40th annual Stowe Winter Carnival. Activities include ice carving contests, ski races, games and zany parties! If you are a lover of winter, plan to be in Stowe during this celebration of the season.

January 19, 2014. Stowe Tour De Snow. Voted a Top 10 Winter event, the Tour de Snow is both simple and genius. On the 5.3 mile Stowe Recreation Path, families and friends ski, walk, snowshoe or run. The Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum will run a ‘Vintage Cross-country Ski Race’ simultaneously. It’s a fun-filled day of activities!

Winter Activities

January 22nd- 26th, 2014. Come celebrate the 28th annual Winter Rendezvous. Join hundreds of winter sports enthusiasts from the GLBT community for 5 days of wintry bliss. 857-445-7198

February 2013. The Main Event Series is New England's top progressive freestyle snow boarding competition! In its seventh season, the series has qualifiers around New England and then the Finals will be at Stowe. Riders have the chance to compete their way from their local mountain to the Burton U.S. Open.

February 16th-23rd, 2014 Stowe Mountain Film Festival. Held in the outdoor paradise of Stowe, this event is a celebration of mountain sports and culture. Eachyear, the newest releases from the outdoor film industry’s top production companies- along with submission from promising amateur filmakers- converge on the Green Mountain

February 23rd, 2014. When planning a visit to Stowe this winter, think about coming for the Stowe Derby! This famous downhill cross-country race is celebrating its 69th anniversary with activities for the whole family. A blast for all levels of skiers! Special activities include kick sleds races, games, food and plenty more. Experience the thrill of the Stowe Derby.

March 2014. St. Patrick’s Day Hunt for the Golden Goggles at the Stowe Mountain Resort. This is a fun geo-cache event leading you to a secret Stowe prize.

The Stowe Theatre Guild is a non-profit volunteer community theatre organization offering the best local theatre experience in New England and offering diverse, quality productions in a premier facility. For more information on show times and purchasing nightly tickets, visit or call our Mountain Vacation Planners at 1-800-253-2232.

June 14th, 2014. Craft Brew Race comes to Stowe! The 5k road race followed by a local beer festival is being sponsored and on Stoweflake grounds. Runners and walkers, as well as designated drivers and festival only  are welcome to participate in the race and then enjoy the festivities featuring great local beer, local food, and live music!

For more information and registration visit The Craft Race site here! Contact Stoweflake for accommodations only.

July 11-13, 2014. More than 25 hot-air balloons will soar through the sky during Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa's 28th Hot Air Balloon Festival. Voted a top ten event by Vermont, this event is one of the State's most popular summer celebrations. When you stay at Stoweflake July 11-13, tickets to the Balloon Festival are free! 800-253-2232.

August 2014. 800 antique & classic cars are on display. Some of the highlights include a giant automotive Flea Market, a car corral, and the antique car parade through town. Stowe has hosted the Antique and Classic Car Meet for more than 50 years, and there’s a reason why thousands of classic car aficionados return year after year.

September 2014. The Stoweflake Show Grounds will be playing host to the 24th Annual British Invasion. During the largest all-British motorcar lifestyle event in the U.S., over 600 British-made automobiles will fill the streets of Stowe. Any Car enthusiast should plan to be here!

September, 2014 Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival and Chili Cook-Off: A one-day event where do-it-yourself mechanical wizards of all ages attempt to launch pumpkins as far as possible with trebuchets, which are medieval siege engines. Along with the pumpkin chuckin’ contest comes music, children’s activities, chili cook-off, mini-Olympics, and great food; all creating an enjoyable fall day. Festival runs from 11am-4pm.

If you are interested in competing in either the Pumpkin Chuckin’ or the Chili Cook-Off, contact Dave Jordan: (603) 630-4800 or

October 2014. The 18th Annual Oktoberfest transforms Stowe's Event Field into a Bavarian village for this annual celebration of harvests and fall foliage. From Oompah bands and authentic German foods to freshly brewed Vermont beers and face painting for the kids - there's something for every "villager" - young and old. Voted a "Top 10 Event in Vermont" for 2010!

October 2014. Stowe Foliage Arts Festival will take place at Stowe's Event Field where 150 great talented artists, creative craftspeople, and unique specialty food makers will gather amidst the apex of fall foliage in the quintessential Vermont town. Besides the creative shopping, you can also experience craft demos, live entertainment, horse rides, hay wagon rides, and pumpkin carving!


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