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.

Events are subject to change.

JANUARY 13 - 27, 2018

Celebrate winter in Vermont at the 44th 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 17 - 21, 2018

Come celebrate the annual Winter Rendezvous. Join hundreds of winter sports enthusiasts from the LGBT community for 5 days of wintry bliss. 857-445-7198

FEBRUARY 25, 2018

When planning a visit to Stowe this winter, think about coming for the Stowe Derby! This famous downhill cross-country race is celebrating its 70th 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. Now including a 14km Derby Fat Bike race and the Derby Fat Meister.

MAY 4 - 6, 2018

The Stowe Weekend of Hope offers a healthy, inspirational retreat weekend for cancer survivors and their families. The annual forum offers education, enlightenment, inspiration and retreat in the restorative environment of Stowe. This enriching experience is unique in that it provides support for the survivor, the care giver, and family members.

MAY 19, 2018

Craft Brew Race series 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. Enjoy 15% off your room rate, find out more here.

JUNE, 2018

The Stowe Bikes, Bevs and Beats Festival (B3 Fest) celebrates Vermont music, Vermont craft libations (beers, wines, spirits, ciders, root beer), and a celebration of Vermont mountain biking. This is a town-wide event, with restaurants serving as the venues! Area bike shops are hosting mountain bike group rides in town for the B3 Fest weekend, which will start and end at participating B3 Fest venues.

JUNE 23 - 24, 2018

The Vermont Renaissance Faire will be held Saturday and Sunday June 24th & 25th 2017 in Stowe Vermont. The faire will include local craft vendors, numerous beer, wine, mead and cider makers from around Vermont, a dedicated kids area, a medieval encampment, fight demos and a joust. Come in garb, come with your friends, come to Vermont. The Vermont Renaissance Faire...Kid Friendly...Odin Approved.

JULY 1-4, 2018

The Stowe 7 Miles of Sales and Old Fashion Fourth of July is a town-wide event and sale not to be missed! Enjoy GREAT SAVINGS on the treasures you find! More than 60 independent locally-owned boutiques, galleries, and one-of-a-kind specialty stores! Enjoy a multi-dimensional day-long extravaganza of food, music, entertainers, fireworks and more!

JULY 2018

More than 25 hot-air balloons will soar through the sky during Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa's 31st 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, tickets to the Balloon Festival are free! 800.253.2232.

JULY 2018

The 4th Annual Craft Brew Festival kicked off in 2015 with a huge bang by inviting over 40 of the best craft brewers from across Vermont and surrounding states to set up camp on the Stowe Events Fields for you to roam and find your new favorites. With local food trucks and live music, you can truly make the Craft Brew Festival the highlight of your weekend in Stowe, and within walking distance from Stoweflake!


The Stowe Wine and Food Classic is the annual signature event of Stowe Charities Inc. It will be held once again at the beautiful Trapp Family Lodge, a premier resort nestled in the mountains above the village of Stowe, VT. More Details available at stowewine.com.


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 60 years, and there’s a reason why thousands of classic car aficionados return year after year.


Join The Fly Rod Shop for their 3rd Annual Fly Fishing Show right here in Stowe, Vermont! There will be an action packed weekend full of everything from two handed castings demos to sneak peaks of new rod line-ups to river fishing demonstrations minutes away from the shop!

SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2018

The Stowe Event Fields will be playing host to the 27th 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 30, 2018

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 [email protected]


The 22nd 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".


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!

Events are subject to change.