Ring In the Holidays at Killington Resort with Special Events, Lodging Packages

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 04 2006 - 12:50 PM

KILLINGTON, Vermont — Killington is decking the halls and celebrating the holiday season with events and deals that everyone will enjoy.

Third Annual Vermont Holiday Festival, Dec. 7-10

The Third Annual Vermont Holiday Festival will be held at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel Thursday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 10. More than 100 decorated Christmas trees will be on display in the hotel and everyone will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets to win their favorite real Vermont Christmas tree to take home. Santa Clause will be visiting all weekend with his satellite workshop set up where children are welcome to help him make toys for Christmas Eve. Sleigh rides available throughout the weekend.

Nickelodeon and Killington Winterfest, Dec. 8-9

Killington Resort welcomes SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer for a weekend of family entertainment at the Nickelodeon and Killington Winterfest December 9-10. Nickelodeon and Killington Winterfest will take place in and around the Ramshead Lodge and feature live entertainment Saturday afternoon from “The Dirty Sock Funtime Band*,” which has appeared on NOGGIN’s hit series, Jack’s Big Music Show. Plus, SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer costume character appearances and even a Jelly Fish family relay race with the popular characters, magic shows, karaoke, “Find Dora’s Friends Game” and Sing-a-Longs. Nickelodeon movies will also be screened on Sunday.

$15,000 Rails to Riches Rail Jam, Dec. 16

The second annual Rails to Riches Rail Jam, featuring a $15,000 cash prize purse, in conjunction with the K06 Summit takes place at the K-1 Lodge. The rail jam finals, beginning at 5:00 p.m., will be followed by a fireworks display set to light up the December sky over Killington Resort.

Christmas FREE! Four-Day/Four-Night Package

Give yourself a present of the best skiing and riding in the East, complemented with lots of festive dinner and apr??s-ski options, while getting one night’s lodging and one day’s skiing for FREE! The Christmas Free package includes four nights of lodging beginning Friday night December 22, 2006 and a four-day lift ticket beginning either Friday December 22 or Saturday December 23, 2006 starting at $366 per person. The free day’s skiing and the free night’s lodging is December 25, 2006.

Visit the New Snowshed Adventure Center & Snow Action Park

This season Killington Resort has expanded family activities, including the new Snowshed Adventure Center and outdoor Snow Action Park? including a four-lane lift-served tubing hill, Snowdeck, rail and box park; and the indoor Kids’ Zone featuring arcade games, inflatable bounce houses, golf simulators, billiards and climbing wall. In addition Benedetto’s Bistro will offer a full family fare menu at the Snowshed Lodge.

The new Activities Desk at the Snowshed Lodge will also serve as your one-stop-shop for all off-mountain adventures available in the Killington Region. Visit the Activities Desk for information and reservations for: Snowmobile Tours, Sleigh Rides, Dog Sled Adventures, Snow Shoeing, Cross Country Skiing, and much more.