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Columbus Day Weekend

Fill your Columbus Day Weekend with endless fun, games, food and friends at Stratton. Beginning Saturday, October 11 through Monday, October 13, Stratton will be buzzing with plenty to do and see. Join in on all the exciting activities we've planned this Columbus Day.

Weekend Schedule

Saturday - October 11

 9am Run or Dye 5K
 10am-5pm Gondola Rides
 11am-2pm Live Music by Gypsy Reel (The Village)
11am-6pm BBQ
 Noon USASOC Black Dagger Parachute Team Jump Time
1-4pm Caricaturist (The Village)
Vermont Natural History Museum (The Village)
Face Painter (The Village)
DUX the Balloon Man (The Village)

Brew Fest
Live Music by The Jeff Tuohy Band (Main Stage)
Live Music by The High & Mighty Brass Band (Main Stage)

1-3pm Chili Cook-off (while supplies last)
1-6pm Hay Rides (main base lawn)
2pm Pumpkin Painting (courtyard - while supplies last)
 3pm Caramel Apple Dipping (courtyard - while supplies last)
 3-6pm Live Music by Mark Harding Band (The Village)
 4pm Keg Toss at AMEX Lift
 4pm-close Grizzly's (Second floor of Main Base Lodge)
 5pm Film Fest in Grizzly's
 7pm-close DJ Joe Bell (Grizzly's)

Sunday - October 12

9:30am Race to the Summit (Registration 8-9am at The North Face Store)
 10am-5pm Gondola Rides
11am-2pm Live Music by Moose Crossing (The Village)
BBQ Cook-Out/Bar (Main Base Lawn)

Stratton Foundation Presents - Vermont Field Day
Pie Contest (enter a pie & nominate your favorite charity to win)
Live Music by Bob Stannard and those Dangerous Bluesman
802 Disc Dogs
Hay Rides, Pumpkin Chuck'n & Bowling Games

3-6pm Live Music by The Mark Harding Band (The Village)

Monday - October 13

 7-10am Pancake Breakfast ($14) at Table 43.1
 10am-5pm Gondola Rides

Pancake Breakfast Menu - $14
VT. Blueberry Pancakes
VT Maple Syrup
Taylor Farms Thick Slab Bacon
Local Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs
Earth Sky Times Choice of Breads
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
Pierce Bros. Coffee

Saturday - Harvestfest, Brewfest

Saturday, October 11 - Here's a fall festival with something for everyone from brewfest, chili cook-off and live music on two stages to traditional, autumnal fun and games.

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Sunday - The North Face Race to the Summit

Sunday, October 12 - Challenge yourself with a two mile run. Uphill. Reward yourself with bragging rights, brunch and a beer or two. Register in advance at active.com or here on race day.

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Saturday - Run or Dye 5K

Saturday, October 11 - Run or Dye comes to Stratton this Columbus Day Weekend. Enjoy this colorful 5K beginning at 9am.

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Sunday - Vermont Fall Field Day

Sunday, October 12 - Come up to the lush Green Mountains of southern Vermont for a Columbus Day Weekend full of live music, great food, games for all and more!

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Summer Video Contest

Show us how you make the most of summer at Stratton and/or within its surrounding area by submitting an original piece for your shot at a Go Pro Camera. Come Columbus Day Weekend, the top entries will be shown at Stratton's inaugural Film Fest. The winning film will be announced at the conclusion of the Film Fest and receive a Go Pro Camera.

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Experience the convenience of on-resort lodging when you choose from one of our many options. Let us put you up for the weekend.


Travel to Stratton this Columbus Day Weekend with confidence. See you soon!

The Village

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Explore the Village for your shopping and dining needs this weekend.


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