Community Weekend Kicks off Sugarbush’s 60th Anniversary with Storytelling


Warren, VT (October 3, 2018) – Sugarbush Resort is kicking off its 60th Anniversary with a special event during its annual Community Weekend on Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th.

After Win’s annual resort update at 10:00 AM at on Saturday morning, members of the community have been invited to recall some of their interesting stories from the early days of Sugarbush. Storytellers will include John Egan, members of the Murphy family, Sparky Potter and Chan Weller. Members of the audience will also be invited to share stories as well.

From there, the typical full lineup of family-friendly events fills the day. Adventure camp, pumpkin carving, balloon animals & bubbles, and Pete & Chris’ Amusement Show are all favorites for kids. Scenic lift rides, mountain activities, a Sugarbush vehicle display, guided dog-friendly foliage hike and snag golf round out the rest of the activities. In addition, Sugarbush partners will be tabling in the Lincoln Peak Courtyard along with food and drink available at Castlerock Pub, Rumble’s Kitchen, and smoothies from Green Mountain Nutrition. The Warren Fire Department will also be hosting a community pancake breakfast prior to Win’s presentation at 8:00 AM. Gadd Brook will be hosting an open house from 2:00 – 5:00 PM, with just five three-bedroom units left.

On Sunday morning locals and guests of the Mad River Valley are invited to run or walk in the 28th Annual Mad Dash. This can be run as a 5K or a 10K race, a 5K fitness walk or a fun run for kids. The scenic course begins on Meadow Road at 10:00 AM, heads up North Road, and finishes where the course started. 10K runners will race up Pony Farm Road before heading back to Meadow Road for their finish. Participants will receive local refreshments and a tee shirt. All proceeds go to the Mad River Path, the Mad Dash hosts.  

Later on Sunday, October 9th, Sugarbush celebrates Oktoberfest in the Lincoln Peak Courtyard. This event brings Bavarian inspired food, drinks and games as well as music by the Mad Bavarian Brass Band. Sugarbush encourages guests to compete in the stein hoisting competition, keg toss contest, pumpkin bowling, football toss, and dirndl/lederhosen contest. Guests will remember their Oktoberfest adventures with Friendly Lens, who will provide a photo booth for the event.

For more information and hours on all the Community Weekend events, visit