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  • Vermont Holiday Festival »

    Vermont Holiday Festival December 4-5, 2015 Killington Grand Resort Hotel

    Join us in 2016 for holiday fun and entertainment for all ages at the Vermont Holiday Festival! A portion of the proceeds from the Festival will go to the Vermont Foodbank to help…

  • Killington Oktoberfest »

    The origin of Oktoberfest can be traced back to October 12, 1810, the wedding day of Bavaria’s Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. Against tradition, the couple invited Munich’s common people to the festivities. The events were held over five days…

  • Killington Restaurant Week 2015 »

    Sept. 20-27 — KILLINGTON — The Town of Killington’s Restaurant Week is returning for the fourth consecutive year, to run from Sept. 20-27. The promotion will once again feature fixed-price menus from restaurants across town, giving Killington region residents and visitors the opportunity…

  • 2015 Summer Event Schedule »

    Killington Stage Race May 23 – 25, 2015

    One of cycling’s top Eastern events, this race attracts over 600 competitive cyclists annually from across the country for three days of racing one of New England’s most challenging courses.

    Downhill Throwdown June 6…

  • Killington Boot Camp Race to The Peak »

    Killington Boot Camp Race to the Peak August 13, 2016

    Experience summer in Killington at the Killington Boot Camp Race to the Peak. The race includes a 5K course from Snowshed Lodge to the Peak Lodge of Killington Resort. Hike or run to the second highest…

  • Killington Classic »

    Killington Classic

    2016 dates to be announced.

    The Killington Classic Motorcycle Touring Rally is Vermont’s premier motorcycle rally in the heart of the Green Mountains, with four days of the best touring in New England! 

  • Cooler in the Mountain Concert Series »

    Cooler in the Mountain Concert Series

    After wrapping up another successful series of shows this past summer the Cooler in the Mountains concert series is set to return in 2016 with even more live music! Dates to be announced.

  • Killington Wine Festival »

    Killington Wine Festival

    July 15-17, 2016

    Taste over 400 wines from around the world at the Killington Wine Festival.

  • Biggest Loser RunWalk »

    Biggest Loser RunWalk Half Marathon/5K/Kids Fit Fun Run- Killington, VT 2016 dates to be announced

    The Biggest Loser RunWalk Killington Half Marathon/5K courses each have a twist! Participants run/walk down the mountain, then take the ski lift back up and continue along with…

  • Killington Chili Cook-Off »


    2016 dates to be announces

    Sherburne Memorial Library

    Come join us at the Annual Killington Chili Cook-off, presented by the Mountain Times, and enjoy chili, beer, and live music.

Play and Stay

Off The Beaten Path

Comedy Night at the Summit Lodge

Comedy Nights at the Summit Lodge

Enjoy three different comics with a night of fun and laughs. Michael Kingsbury, Kendall Farrell, and Nathan Brady Crain will be in the house every Thursday night this Winter. Come early and enjoy a dinner and drinks and stay for the show.

Liquid Art Coffee

Liquid Art

Stop by Liquid Art for a cup of some of Killington’s best VT Artisan coffee, tea, espresso and lattes. If you’re looking for something a little stronger, they also offer signature cocktails. You can also try one of their nightly Dinner Specials – and enjoy the Loft Dining Room for Dinner Service Thursday through Sunday from 5:30 – 9:00 PM. Chef Daniel Oakes puts out an incredible revolving menu each week. Call for reservations.

Darkside Snowboards

Dark Park

If the time ever comes where you are bored of shopping for new gear at Darkside Snowboards, check out their own park, located right next to the building. Take a few minutes to shred some rails and boxes and potentially make some new friends who are doing the exact same thing.

Mountain Meadows Cross Country Skiing

Mountain Meadows XC

Downhill skiing isn’t the only skiing available during the winter! At Mountain Meadows, they offer 31K of prime cross country skiing and shoe shoeing. Why wouldn’t you want to ski out the door to beautiful Kent pond or stomp through the winter wonderland woods?

Fat Bike Rentals Alpine Bike Works

Fat Bike Rental

Designed for all ability levels, fat bikes have wider hubs and tires than a mountain bike for better flotation and more stability in the snow. Fat Bike Vermont’s satellite location, located on Route 4 in Killington is open year-round and offers a variety of fat bike rentals for you to explore the Killington region by pedal power; Fat Bike Vermont* also offers service, sales and local knowledge and tips on where to ride.

Snowmobile Rentals

Snowmobile Rentals

Whether you’ve never been on a snowmobile before or you’re an expert, check out the snowmobile tours at Killington. A range of trails are available and all tours include the newest snowmobiles, helmets and boots. Choose from one hour or two hour tour or even a full day rental! Just another great way to spend the day having fun in the snow.

Art Garage

Art Garage

If you’re feeling creative, check out the Killington ART Garage. The Art Garage is a fully stocked creative space with many workshops and art social events.

Ledgewood Yurt

Ledgewood Yurt for Lunch or take a snowcat up at night and experience dining at elevation.

Bundle up for the memories only the Ledgewood Yurt can create. Not available by car, a snowcat drawn sleigh is the only up. Recommended for 21 and up (expect on family nights), you’ll enjoy dishes made from local ingredients, signature prime meats and a truly unique atmosphere.

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride to 4241’

Not a skier or snowboarder? No Problem. You can still enjoy the mountain with a scenic Gondola ride to Vermont’s second highest peak. Once your gondola cabin arrives at the peak, take a short walk to the Peak Lodge for top-of-the-world views and a dining experience like no other featuring custom menus and fresh local entrees.

Killington Arts Guild

Arts Guild

Looking to get out of the cold? Take some time to check out The Killington Arts Guild located on Route 4. Founded in 1998, the arts guild features a variety of artists and their goal is to develop cultural advancement and awareness about arts in the world.

Thundering Brook Falls

Snowshoe Tour

Whether you are looking for a strenuous workout or just a nice hike through the woods, Bear Trax Adventures will customize a tour to meet your needs. The travel route takes you off the beaten path and allows you to experience the peaceful beauty of winter in Vermont. All you need to do is show up. Quality, made in Vermont snowshoes, poles, water, snacks and experienced guides will all be provided.

Killington By The Numbers

Killington By The Numbers