The charming village of Stowe and the surrounding area is a year-round destination. Whether you come for the "Ski Capital of the East" or to see the hills that are alive at the Trapp Family Lodge (famous for the Sound of Music), one thing is for certain...there's plenty to do in Stowe Vermont!
We hope they fill your days with smiles and leave you with beautiful memories to return home with.
Stowe Sugar Slalom April 6-7, 2019
One of the most recognized alpine races in America, the Stowe Sugar Slalom is a two-day event that will attract more than 1,000 avid racers and up to 60 spectators. Join Stowe Mountain Resort for a weekend of celebrating springs arrival; all participants are invited to dress up in costumes best representing the Spring Celebration theme.
Stowe Weekend of Hope May 3-5, 2019
The 19th Annual Stowe Weekend of Hope is taking place May 3 – 5, 2019. During this three-day event, cancer survivors and their families will have the opportunity to attend lectures and seminars, as well as an annual forum that offers education, enlightenment and inspiration.
Stowe Craft Brew Race May 18, 2019
The 5k Stowe Craft Brew begins at the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, where it winds through through Stowe’s countryside, along the Stowe Recreation Path. Following the race will be a beer festival, featuring 45+ Vermont breweries, wineries and cideries.
B3 Fest - Bikes, Brews, and Beats June 2019
The B3 Fest – Bikes, Brews & Beats is an annual celebration of Vermont mountain biking, craft beverages and music. This three-day, town-wide festival offers family-friendly events, food and drink specials, live music, group rides and more.
Vermont Renaissance Faire June 22-23, 2019
The Vermont Renaissance Faire held at Mayo Events Field is a day of fun for the whole family. The Faire will feature artisans, craft vendors, musicians, dancers, local food vendors, beer, wine, and cider makers from across Vermont and New England.
Stowe Brewers Festival June 28-30, 2019
This outdoor festival features three separate tasting sessions, food trucks and vendors, as well as live music. Standard ticket purchasers receive a commemorative tasting glass and tickets for 15 tastes (3 oz. each) to sample beers and ciders from more than 40 brewers and cider makers during one four-hour tasting session.
An Old-Fashioned Fourth July 4, 2019
Celebrate the Fourth of July in Stowe, during An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July. This family-friendly, day-long celebration features parades, food, music, fireworks and more. Start the day with the Moscow Parade at 10 a.m. and end the day with an impressive firework display at the Mayo Events Field for the best view in town.
Hot Air Balloon Festival July 5-7, 2019
Let your spirit soar as more than 25 hot air balloons fill the sky. View breathtaking launches, enjoy live entertainment all while sitting back and relaxing with offerings in the beer and wine garden. Balloon rides and tethered rides available, as well as a children’s area. The highlights of this event are the sunset and sunrise launches.
Music in the Meadow July - August, 2019
The Trapp Family Lodge concert meadow acts as a natural amphitheater, allowing concert performances to clearly project over the green and the gently sloping lawn provides a venue of unparalleled beauty and comfort. The meadow opens two hours in advance of concerts, and seating is picnic-style on a first come, first served basis.
Stowe Tango Festival August 15-18, 2019
The Stowe Tango Music Festival is sponsored by the Argentine Tango Society and is one of the premier tango music festivals in the United States. It's known for both its unique performances and high level of musical training.
British Invasion September 13-15, 2019
This three-day event will feature “all things British” and is the largest all British motorcar show in the United States.
A British Invasion Block Party features live music, food and beverages with plenty of British motorcars to view.
Stowe Jazz Festival September, 2019
The Stowe Jazz Festival is a three-day, multi-venue, free festival held in Stowe's beautiful mountain village. Presenting nothing but Jazz - Be-bob, Brazilian Jazz, Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Progressive/Electric Jazz, Standards, Afro-Cuban Jazz, instrumental and vocal artists alike.
Von Trapp Octoberfest September 21, 2019
The Trapp Family Lodge and von Trapp Brewing are pleased to invite you to the 10th annual Oktoberfest, held at the Bierhall Restaurant. Join them for a day of fun, food and good old Austrian music and hospitality featuring the Inseldudler Band, strolling accordionist Ed Schenk, lawn games and Austrian fare cooked on our outside grill.
Foliage Arts Festival October 11-13, 2019
Celebrate Vermont’s most colorful season, while enjoying fine art and craftwork from 200 juried fine artists and artisans. Artisans will exhibit and sell a wide range of contemporary and traditional craft work as well as original art, photography, sculpture and specialty food products. There will be live music, good food, beer, wine and craft demonstrations.
Vermont 10-Miler November, 2019
The Vermont 10-Miler race is a circular course through Stowe’s most beautiful roads offering some great late autumn vistas. Starting at the Mayo Farm Event Fields, the course will turn onto West Hill Road and at mile seven, join the Stowe Recreation Path for the final three miles, crossing the West Branch River and finally returning to Mayo Farm.
A Traditional Christmas in Stowe November-December, 2019
A classic Christmas celebration with tree lightings, a lantern parade, wagon rides, Santa and reindeer visits and carolers. Experience candy cane pulling and wreath making, try gingerbread and cookie decorating, and enjoy performances, ice skating and more.
Stowe Derby January, 2020
This race is one of the oldest and most unique ski races in North America with participants skiing down Mount Mansfield’s Toll Road then along the Stowe Recreation Path before reaching the finish in the Stowe village. The challenging 20 kilometer (km) cross-country ski course has a total vertical drop of almost 2,700 feet.
Stowe Winter Carnival January 23-26, 2020
Stowe shines with winter activity! Watch Professional Ice Carvers create elegant and masterful Ice carvings throughout the village on Demonstration Day and experience the Annual NICA sanctioned Ice Carving Competition. Take part in zany sports events such as Snowgolf and Snowvolleyball tournaments.