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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…

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Off The Beaten Path

Killington Arts Guild

Arts Guild

Not a snow fan? 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.

Butternut Inn And Pancake House

Butternut Inn and Pancake House- Local meats and unlimited pancakes to start your day

Located less than three miles from Snowshed base lodge, the Butternut Inn offers 18 rooms that all include a private bath, flat screen TV and free wifi. Hardwood floors and a wood pellet stove give a true Vermont feel. Oh, and who doesn’t want an all you can eat pancake breakfast?!

Darkside Snowboards


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.

Bermese Mountain Dog

Visit the famous local Bernese mountain dog at the Mountain Times

Need some puppy loving but don’t have a dog to snuggle? Come stop by the Mountain Times office and say hello to Kanosha, the resident Bernese Mountain Dog. Her favorite food is pizza and she is always open to some play time.

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.

Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile Tours

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.

Liquid Art

Liquid Art- Stop in for a maple latte in the middle of the day or happy hour for their amazing martinis and check out the local art, music, and experience a truly unique coffee house

Forget about the polar vortex for a little while at Liquid Art where they service VT Artisan coffee, tea, espresso and lattes. If you’re looking for something a little stronger, they also offer signature cocktails. Light bites are offered for breakfast, lunch or happy hour if you get hungry.

McGraths Irish Pub

McGraths Irish Pub-1 st place in Vermont to serve Guinness.

After an exciting day at the mountain, hit up McGrath’s Irish Pub for a perfectly poured pint of Guinness, live music on the weekends and delicious food. Guinness not your favorite? They also have Vermont’s largest Irish Whisky selection.

Mountain Meadows

Mountain Meadows Cross Country or Snowshoeing on Kent Pond

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?

Santa Fe Steakhouse

Jazz night at Sante Fe or check out live entertainment in the Mountain Times Newspaper. Killington is known for it’s live music scene and night life

Located right at the top of Killington road, Santa Fe steak house offers a lovely fireplace lounge, cozy booths and some of Killington’s best steaks and seafood. While you’re chowing down, let the live entertainment fill your ears with some sweet tunes.

Thundering Brook Falls

Waterfall which is pure ice right now at Thundering Brook Falls

The picturesque 140 foot waterfall is a stunning photography opportunity during the winter because it is completely frozen solid. Enjoy a rigorous hike (may not be suitable for family outings) for aruly unparallel views and experience.

Killington By The Numbers

Killington By The Numbers