Stowe is widely known for its festive events in every season. Take a look at the calendar of events and plan your trip around some of Vermont's top celebrations. Some to make note of and located at Stoweflake are the Craft Brew 5k, Hot-Air Balloon Festival, Farmer's Market, Pumpkin Chuckin Festival and more.
Talented artisans from all over Vermont display their paintings, photography, sculptures, jewelry and more right here in Stowe at some of the most unique museums and galleries. If you have a love of the Green Mountains, you'll be sure to find mountain inspiration in their creations. Visit our Mountain Vacation Planners Desk or call ahead of time for recommendations!
BREW, WINE AND SPIRITS TOURING
When it comes to quantity and quality of craft-made beverages, local brewers, vintners, distillers and cider-makers have not just put Vermont on the map, they have paved the road. Vermont's craft beer industry alone has grown from a few early start-ups to more than 35 today, and Vermont is first in the nation for breweries and brew pubs per capita. Beer Lovers Getaways are popular and local Vermont craft brews are featured on most menus throughout the state.
The Mountain Road Marketplace in the Heart of Stowe is a collective of wonderful business including restaurants, retail shops, full service resorts and Bed & Breakfasts. Park your car once and partake in a plethora of shopping, dining and spa services that will put a smile on your face, laughter in your children's eyes and relaxation in your heart.
TASTE OF VERMONT
The highly anticipated tours and tastes of Vermont draw thousands of visitors to the Waterbury-Stowe area. Taste your favorites directly from the source at destinations such as Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Cabot Cheeses, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Cold Hollow Cider Mill Donuts and more. Stoweflake's Mountain Vacation Planners can give you the full driving tour included in your welcome packet so you are ready to explore the best of Vermont!
COVERED BRIDGE TOURS
Check over 100 covered bridges off your sightseeing list in Vermont (which boasts more covered bridges per square mile than any other U.S. state). The bridges date from 1820 with most constructed during the mid and late 19th Century. Let Stoweflake help your adventure with a list of some of the local Stowe covered bridges, including the famously haunted Emily's Bridge.
In any season, you can find that perfect adventure and thrill fit for you. From zip lining, fishing, biking, scenic drives and more, Stowe offers self-guided trip maps and, even better, group tours that set out every day right from your hotel front door. If you want to learn more, feel free to contact our Mountain Vacation Planners after booking!
JUST FOR KIDS
From outdoor adventures to a competitive game of bowling, your kids are welcome in Stowe! As a local business town, you'll find many generations ready to cater to you and your family during your visit. Toy stores, interactive museums and more cater to educational explorations while forming memories in beautiful Stowe, Vermont.
Enjoy live shows year-round ranging from the Concert in the Meadows Summer Series to Spruce Peak Performing Arts Shows. Another must-see are comedic and performing art shows in Stowe's beautiful Town Hall Theatre. Not only are the shows worth bringing the whole family for, but a perfect date night when combined with a local restaurant in Stowe!