What’s Happening at Trapp Family Lodge

With over 200 years of history, our lovely town of Stowe, Vermont, always features exciting cultural activities. No matter what brings you to Trapp Family Lodge, you’ll find that our location places you right in the thick of things. Ask our friendly concierge for more information on local happenings.

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Trapp Family Lodge Activities Calendar

For your convenience, we’ve curated a list of wonderful, fun, and exciting things going on in and around Trapp Family Lodge. If you have something special in mind, check our calendar before booking a stay with us.
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Christmas Celebrations In Stowe, Vermont

Enjoy the first weekend of December with a local community Christmas celebration. Experience the Stowe tree lighting, children's lantern parade, an art show at the local gallery "The Current". There will also be hayrides through Stowe village, a holiday bazaar, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, live music, ornament and cookie decorating, holiday skating at the Stowe Ice Arena and more.

Christmas week, Trapp Family Lodge will host a delicious holiday buffet on Christmas, followed by amazing special events such as Christmas Ornament Making and Cookie Decorating, Caroling with the von Trapps and Choral groups, Curious Creatures, Marko the Magician, Santa's Reindeer and more! Check out our activities calendar for up-to-date info. 

Our Christmas Buffet will be from 4pm - 9pm. 

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New Years's Celebration Saturday, December 31, 2023

Experience New Year's Eve in Stowe, Vermont at the Trapp Family Lodge and ring the New Year in, in style! Our celebrations start with a gourmet buffet dinner followed by fireworks at midnight. Special family events also occur, of which you can find in our activities calendar as we get closer to the date. 

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Valentine's Day Tuesday, February 14, 2024

Spend Valentine's Day with that special someone at the Trapp Family Lodge. Purchase an in-room bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries and enjoy massages and our outdoor hot tub at our Fitness Center. We provide special menu items the night of Valentine's Day.  

Menu to be announced in early 2024.

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Stowe Derby

Experience the oldest, downhill cross-country race in North America, here in Stowe Vermont! Voted one of the top sporting events in Vermont, the Stowe Derby is a site to see or participate in! 

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Solar Eclipse 2024 April 8, 2024

Join us in the concert meadow to celebrate the total eclipse of the sun on April 8, 2024. Rooms will sell out for this once in a lifetime experience with two minutes and forty-nine seconds of totality in darkness here in Stowe. Special culinary event will be announced in the upcoming months. Photo Credit: Paul Walker VSA 

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Mother's Day Brunch Sunday, May 12, 2024

Treat your mother to something truly special this Mother’s Day with a one-of-a-kind brunch at Trapp Family Lodge. Mom will love our spread and you’ll love spending quality time with family.

Menu to be announced in 2024!

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Sound of Music in Concert! June 20- 22, 2024

In 2024, experience for the first time ever, the Sound of Music, in concert at the Trapp Family Lodge! The Vermont Symphony Orchestra accompanied by a choir from Lyric Theatre Company, will play the entire catalog of the Sound of Music for 3 nights next June. General Admission tickets now on sale and selling quickly. 

To make an overnight reservation so that you may purchase concert tickets, please call us at 800-826-7000 x 1. 

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Catamount Ultra Marathon Saturday, June 29, 2024

Beginning and ending at Trapp Family Lodge, the Catamount Ultra is a 25k course not to be missed. This course circumnavigates our trail system at the foot of Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak.

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Music in the Meadow

Enjoy a picnic under the stars while enjoying Vermont's most beautiful backdrop in our Concert Meadow overlooking the scenic Nebraska Valley.

Stay tuned for the Music in the Meadow Concert Series line up for 2024. To be announced Spring 2024!

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July 4th Festivities Enjoy the 4th in Stowe!

Enjoy the 4th of July parade in Stowe from 12pm - 1pm followed by fireworks at Stowe's Mayo Field at dusk. 

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Oktoberfest 2024 September 21, 2024

Join us for the 15th annual Oktoberfest at the von Trapp Brewing Bierhall at 1333 Luce Hill Road in Stowe VT! The Inseldudler band will be playing throughout the day as well as Trachten contests (for traditional Oktoberfest outfits), cask tapping and U.S. Steinholding competitions at each session. 

There are 3 sessions and each session is two hours and forty-five minutes in length. Adult tickets include your first beer, an Oktoberfest souvenir mug, an app and an entree and live entertainment. Students include everything except the beer and get a soda instead and Youth get an app and a soda. 

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Trapp Cabin Trail Races 2024 Date TBD

Run a 5k, 10k, or Half-Marathon on the beautiful trails of Trapp Family Outdoor Center in Stowe, Vermont in the peak of foliage season. This perennial favorite is a great opportunity to try out trail running, to look for your personal best, or simply to challenge yourself while exploring the beautiful scenery and the trails around the resort. Sign up to run with family and friends, and create some long lasting memories! This event is an important fundraiser for Green Mountain Adaptive Sports. 

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Trapp Mountain Marathon October 20, 2024

Challenge yourself with this half and full marathon distance trail run in the heart of the Green Mountains at beautiful Trapp Family Lodge. Fall is the best time to visit Vermont and we think that running through crisp, colorful fall foliage on the Trapp Lodge trail system is just the way to do it.

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Vermont Steinholding Championships 2024 Date TBD

Join the U.S. Steinholding Association and von Trapp Brewing at the Bierhall on October 28, 2023, for the Vermont Steinholding Championships. Men and Women will fight for the title of Steinholding Champion of Vermont starting at 4pm at the von Trapp Brewing Bierhall. 

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Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, November 28, 2024

Why go through the hassle of planning, cooking, serving, and, worst of all, cleaning up after a huge Thanksgiving meal? Just bring the entire family to Trapp Family Lodge and let us take care of everything for you. Now that’s something to be thankful for!

Thanksgiving to be served from 12pm until 7:30pm. 

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Holiday Tree Lighting Saturday, November 30, 2024

Enjoy the kickoff of the holiday season in Stowe and celebrate with the lighting of the main holiday tree on property with the von Trapp family and fellow guests! We will have hot chocolate, Glühwein, cookies, a fire pit on the patio, horse and carriage rides and more from 3 - 5:30pm for resort guests only. The lighting ceremony and caroling kicks off at 5pm and run until 5:30pm.