Never fear brew fans, the time for beer is near. If Hurricane Irene thought the flooding and destruction was going to stop a great beer drinking tradition in Vermont, she was sorely mistaken. In fact, it has made the community stronger and the festivities bigger. Get ready for OktoBrewFest coming October 8 & 9, 2011.
Forging two great Mount Snow annual events -- Oktoberfest and the Brewer's Festival -- OktoBrewFest is sure to be a schnitzel and beer extravaganza the like's of which have never been seen, not even in Germany. So grab your drinking buddies, strap on your lederhosen and get ready to polka.
Shop around for great Vermont products at the Harvest Arts and Craft Show. Browse the extensive tap list from local and national breweries and sample delicious fall offerings from Beck's, Sam Adams, Harpoon, Wolaver's, Long Trail, Dogfish Head, Ayinger, Trapp, Victory, Rock Art, Rouge and many more.
Games and activities for kids including face painting, pumpkin painting, arts & crafts, a hay pile and the famous "schnitzel toss". Adults can compete in a keg toss, Horseshoe Tournament, and Stein Holding contest.
Plus, don't forget to grab a ticket for the Golden Chair Raffle, and earn a chance to take home a piece of the mountain's history. All proceeds from the raffle benefit Vermont flood recovery efforts in the area. The chair has been freshly painted and hung on a custom-built timber frame. The lucky winner will be drawn at the start of the ski season.
Admission: One Day: $25 - 21+ Adults /$12 - Under 21 / Kids 5 & Under Free Two Day: $35 - 21+ Adults / $20 - Under 21 / Kids 5 & Under Free
All 21+ adult admission receive a special commemorative pint glass.
If you overfill on sauerkraut and lager we've got plenty of rental homes near Mount Snow for you to hang up your laderhosen.
WHAT: OktoBrewFest and 38th Harvest Arts and Craft Show WHEN: October 8 & 9, 2011. 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM WHERE: Mount Snow base area, West Dover, VT