Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at Sugarbush

2015 Weekend Schedule


$30 THURSDAY. All Day. Mt. Ellen lift ticket is only $30. After the slopes, come enjoy live après music and free appetizers, compliments of Cabot Cheese and Long Trail. Green Mountain Lounge, Mt Ellen.

SUGARBUSH RACING CLUB SERIES. 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Join the Sugarbush Racing Club on Thursdays for a two-run race followed by an après party. Visitors to the Valley and non-members are encouraged to join.  18+ skiers and riders welcome. 


SKI AND RIDE WITH THE POINT APRES SKI PARTY:  3:00 PM. Join The Point Ski Team at the Apres-Ski Party where they’ll be giving out fantastic prizes! In order to be eligible to win prizes, you must arrive no later then 4:40pm.  Sponsored by Harpoon. Castlerock Pub.


LOCAL ARTISAN MARKET: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Join us in celebrating the local treasures of Vermont and New England during our Local Artisan Market event series. Featuring artists Josh Axelrod, Ken Kenia & Nicholas Seidner. Timbers Restaurant.

LIVE APRES MUSIC: 3:00 – 6:00 PM. Kick off your boots and enjoy an afternoon beverage with live music by local musicians in The Wunderbar, Castlerock Pub and Green Mountain Lounge.  No cover charge.  

TOUR DE MOON. 4:30 PM. Join us for a guided moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to the Glen House for dinner, followed by a memorable ski or ride back to the base. Meet at Mt. Ellen Base Lodge. $60/person includes guide & dinner. All who snowshoe up must ski/ride down. Reservations required.

CLAY BROOK OWNERS’ COCKTAIL PARTY. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Clay Brook Owners’ Lounge.

 “A TASTE OF MEXICO IN VERMONT” KIDS’ COOKING CLASS. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. $30/child. Ages 6-12.  Includes appetizer, dinner, a recipe card and a chef apron. Limited to 14 spaces. Reservations required.

“AMERICAN MELTING POT” FAMILY BUFFET. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Join us for an “American Melting Pot” family buffet featuring southern fried chicken, southwestern cheese quesadillas, and San Francisco-inspired steamed mussels. Live music by Green Corduroy, street performers, face painting, arts and crafts and fireworks. $35/adult, $17.50/child (ages 7-12)  $10 /Little Cubs (ages 6 & under). Gate House Lodge.

TORCHLIGHT PARADE AND FIREWORKS. 7:00 PM. Lincoln Peak base area.

LATE NIGHT MUSIC WITH JOSH PANDA AND FRIENDS. 9:00 PM. Enjoy a cash bar with draft specials and giveaways until midnight. Kitchen open until 9:00 PM. Castlerock Pub.


CLAY BROOK OWNERS’ BREAKFAST. 8:00 AM –10:00 AM. Clay Brook Owners’ Lounge.

CLAY BROOK OWNERS’ SKI WITH EGAN: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Meet at Stone Wall behind Gate House Lodge.

LOCAL ARTISAN MARKET: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Join us in celebrating the local treasures of Vermont and New England during our Local Artisan Market event series. Featuring artists Josh Axelrod, Ken Kenia & Nicholas Seidner. Timbers Restaurant.

KIDS TORCHLIGHT PARADE WITH MURPHY MOOSE: 4:00 PM. Join Murphy Moose for a torchlight parade in the Welcome Mat kid zone. Kids can march on their skis and boards with a kid-friendly torch in an all-star lineup of friends and Sugarbush ski and ride coaches.   The Schoolhouse

KIDS PIZZA & MOVIE NIGHT. 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. While parents get a chance to go out on their own, kiddos enjoy crafts, pizza, and kid-friendly movies—with fresh popcorn. Ages 4-12. $30 per child.  Reservations required. The Schoolhouse.

CASTLEROCK PUB BEER DINNER W/ SWITCHBACK. 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Chat with featured local brewers from Switchback and learn about the craft-brewing process. $60/person, reservations required. Castlerock Pub. 21+.


Lift Schedule (1/17 - 1/19)

Super Bravo, Green Mountain Express & Heaven's Gate: 8:00 AM
Slide Brook Express: 10:00 AM
All Other Scheduled Lifts: 9:00 AM

Base Area Lifts: 4:00 PM
Upper Mountain Lifts: 3:45 PM
Slide Brook Express: 3:15 PM

Dining Hours (1/17 - 1/19)

The Gate House Cafeteria & Mt. Ellen Cafeteria:
Breakfast & Lunch 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

The Valley House Cafeteria:
Lunch: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Timbers Restaurant:
Fast Tracks Buffet: 7:30 AM – 10:00AM
Lunch: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dinner (daily): 5:00 PM – 9:00PM

Skinny Pancake at the Sunrise Café:
Breakfast & Lunch: 7:30 AM - 3:00

Castlerock Pub:
Lunch and Bar Service (daily) 11:00AM – 5:00PM
1/17: Food service through 9PM

The Wunderbar:
Lunch & Bar Service: 11:00AM – 6:00 PM

Health and Racquet Club (SHaRC):

Daily Hours:
Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Adventure Zone and Rock Gym:
Open Thanksgiving through April 30, 2016.
Climbing by appointment may be available. Birthday Rock Climbing Party Packages are available year round.

Sugarbush Day School
Daily, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Nursery, toddler and pre-school care for ages 6 wks - 6 yrs.

Mad Bus
All routes in full winter operation. Check with Guest Services or the Clay Brook Front Desk for schedule or call 496-RIDE (7433) for a pick-up.




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