With the winter ski season winding down, and nice spring weather ahead, ski resorts all over Vermont are preparing for some end-of-the season fun in the sun this weekend and you’re invited! On Saturday, April 2nd, three of Vermont’s ski resorts including Mount Snow, Okemo Mountain Resort, and Smugglers’ Notch are all hosting beer festivals, so you and your family can celebrate the season on and off the snow! Find all the details below…

Join Mount Snow for their 8th Annual Winter Brewers Festival:

  • When: Saturday, April 2nd
  • Time: 12pm-5pm
  • Location: Main Base Area
  • Details: A one-day celebration of springtime, beer and live music!
  • This year’s breweries include: Otter Creek, Switchback, Shed, Lord Hobo, Shmaltz Brewing, Woodchuck Cider, Goodwater, Baxter, Allagash, Sebago, Founder’s and many more!
  • Admission: Drinker admission is $20 if bought in advance online before 11:59pm March 31st. Drinker admission will be $25 at the window. There is a $5 window discount if you show a Season Pass or valid lift ticket for April 2nd. Drinker admission includes a 10oz souvenir glass as well as two tokens for 10oz samples. Tokens are then $3 each. Non-drinking admission is $5 for designated drivers and anyone ages 6-20. Kids 5 and under are free. Non-drinking admissions include a souvenir water bottle and free soda.
  • Tickets: Buy Them Here

Join Okemo Mountain for their Hops On Snow Brewfest:

  • When: Saturday, April 2nd
  • Time: 11am – 4 pm
  • Location: Jackson Gore Courtyard
  • Details: This one-day beer festival, will feature new seasonal beers and cider. Enjoy beautiful spring conditions on the mountain in the morning, then quench your thirst by sampling some brews in the afternoon. We will be firing up the BBQ for the occasion and offering delicious eats. Don’t forget your sunscreen! Open to the public. Must be 21 years old (with valid ID) to participate.
  • Prices for beer tasting: Souvenir (6oz.) glass, including four samples: $20.00 & Additional sample tickets: $4.00
  • Sample Brews From: Goodwater Brewery, Magic Hat, The Shed, Otter Creek, Sebago, Allagash, Baxter, Lord Hobo, Tow Roads, Woodchuck Cider, and more!

Join Smugglers’ Notch Resort for their 21st Annual BrewFest Part 2:

  • When: Saturday, April 2nd
  • Time: 6pm-10pm
  • Location: Meeting House
  • Details: Join us in the Meeting House and sample the finest in Vermont and regional craft beers and ciders.
  • Admission: Tickets are available at the door; $20 entry includes 8 samples and souvenir glass. 21 and older, please. For information on BrewFest group lodging packages, please call 800-521-0536.
  • Enjoy samples from: Sam Adams, Woodchuck Cider, Angry Orchard, Traveler, Long Trail and more!
  • Bonus: Jammin’ Sam plays all your dance party hits and the Morse Mountain Grille provides the snacks.

We hope you have a wonderful day on the hill this Saturday, and you can join in on the fun this weekend at one of these exciting beer festivals. Enjoy the last days of the ski season as well!