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  • Killington Wine Festival a financial success »

    The Killington Wine Festival, a fundraiser for the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA), was held July 14-16. The weekend began with an estate Tasting at the Peak with over 200 guests sampling wine from 20 various wineries and distilleries. The event also was the public debut…

  • Killington Wine Festival uncorks »

    Tasting wine on the mountain

    July 14-16 — KILLINGTON — This year’s wine festival toasts 16 years of tasting events in the heart of the Green Mountains July 14-16, 2017.

    Throughout the weekend, representatives from dozens of wineries and distributors pour hundreds of wines and spirits from around…

  • Cooler in the Mountains Summer Series kicks off »

    Saturday, July 15, 3:30 p.m.—KILLINGTON—The free Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series kicks off Saturday, July 15, in conjunction with the Killington Wine Festival. The concert series runs for eight consecutive Saturdays, July 15 to Sept. 2, and features a variety of national acts that spans…

  • Killington Resort invites women to get dirty for a good cause »

    Dirty Girl Mud Run partners with Komen New England, an affiliate of Susan G. Komen® 

    Saturday, July 8—KILLINGTON—On July 8, Killington Resort invites women to participate in one of the world’s largest women-only mud runs to raise awareness for breast cancer. Susan G. Komen®, the…

  • Killington Music Festival to delight with Brahms and Schumann »

    Saturday, July 8, 7 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Now in its 35th season of presenting fine chamber music, the Killington Music Festival continues its summer series at Killington Resort on Saturday, July 8, with “Delightful Melodies.” The Killington Music Festival faculty come together to perform masterworks with delightful melodies…

  • Killington Recreation Center debuts new features »

    KILLINGTON—New features have been installed at the Killington Recreation Center this summer. A new playground was installed this past year with the help of the town’s highway crew, and Killington campers have had a blast on the new playground and are enjoying the new features,…

  • CLIF Enduro East comes to Killington region »

    Get in on the action as top mountain bikers compete in Killington in an Enduro World Series Qualifier. The first $10,000 Clif Enduro East event, brought to you by the Vittoria Eastern States Cup crew, will take place at Vermont’s Green Mountain Trails and Killington…

  • Killington’s 4th of July activities include fireman’s picnic and raffle »

    Tuesday, July 4—KILLINGTON—The Fourth of July celebration and fireman’s barbecue is one of Killington’s most popular events of the summer, held each year on July 4. This year, events begin at 10 a.m. at the Johnson Recreation Center on River Road. Enjoy food cooked by the…

  • Killington Music Festival opens 35 season with return of Simon Ghriachy »

    Saturday, July 1, 7 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Now in its 35th season of presenting fine chamber music, the Killington Music Festival (KMF) announces  its Music in the Mountains Classical Concert Series schedule for 2017. On Saturday evenings from July 1-29, the internationally acclaimed musicians will perform at Rams…

  • Loon family grows by one »

    KILLINGTON—The loons nesting on Kent Pond welcomed one baby, Wednesday, June 14, after a 28 day incubation period, according to Paul Holmes, a Killington resident and photographer has been watching from a distance and recording their activity.

    “Wednesday evening it was clear that the chick…

2017 Killington Summer Events

Cooler in the Mountains 2017 schedule of events.
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For information on summer camps, click here.

Play and Stay

Off The Beaten Path

Disc Golf at Mountain Meadows and Base Camp Outfitters

Disc Golf at Base Camp Outfitters

Step up to the tee at one of Vermont’s finest disc golf courses. This fun and exciting 18-hole course is great for players of all ability levels.

Liquid Art Coffee

Liquid Art

Stop by Liquid Art for a cup of some of Killington’s best Vermont 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.

Green Mountain National Golf Course

Green Mountain National Golf Course

Green Mountain National offers a great Vermont golf experience for all ability levels. Play one of New England’s top rated courses at unbeatable prices.

Experience the Adventure Center at Killington Resort

Experience the Adventure Center at Killington Resort

The Adventure Center at Killington Resort has something for everyone and will be fun for the entire family!

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.

Fishing on Kent Pond

Fishing on Kent Pond

Stocked annually with an array of Brook and Rainbow Trout, Kent Pond offers the perfect scenic fishing experience. In addition to the stocked trout, Kent Pond is home to a variety of fish including largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, brown bullhead, white suckers, yellow perch and golden shiners. Which ones will you catch?

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.

Mountain Biking at Killington Resort

Mountain Biking at Killington Resort.

With terrain for all ability levels, come and check out what makes Killington the premier mountain biking destination of the east coast.

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

Hike to Thundering Falls

This short hike is a local favorite. Walk along a boardwalk and short trail to the spectacular 140-foot cascading waterfall. Check out a map of other hikes in the area here

Gifford Woods State Park

Gifford Woods State Park

With its location at the base of Killington and Pico peaks and close proximity to the Appalachian and Long trails, this park is a favorite of hikers. Many through-hikers pass the park on their Appalachian Trail journey from Georgia to Maine. The park is also a popular destination during the fall foliage season for its dramatic autumn colors. (Camping is available)

Killington By The Numbers

Killington By The Numbers