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Okemo Media Weekend 2018


Please check back as plans progress and the agenda changes.

We're delighted to be hosting another annual media weekend to kick off the 2018/2019 ski and snowboard season.
Okemo in now EPIC! And as one of the newest members of the Vail Resorts family, we look forward to seeing you.


Friday, December 7

Arrival throughout the day - Check-in is 5 p.m. at Jackson Gore Inn. Welcome bags will include your name-badge/credential, an RFID-enabled card you must carry with you for lift access on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Please carry your name-badge/credential at all times as well. You may be asked to present it for complimentary group lessons, rental equipment and other services during your visit.

Dinner on your own - Dine at Okemo's Coleman Brook Tavern or choose from a selection of area eateries listed in the Okemo Valley Regional Guide, included in your welcome bag.

Saturday, December 8

7:15-9 a.m.
Breakfast in Coleman Brook Tavern at the Jackson Gore Inn.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast buffet to fuel up for a day of skiing and riding at Okemo.

7:30 a.m.
Okemo's rental shop in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard opens. Show your credential for complimentary equipment.

7:45 a.m.
Join senior staff members for an on-snow mountain tour that will include behind-the-scenes visits to some of Okemo’s operational hot spots. Gather at the Coleman Brook Express to join the group.

8 a.m.
Lifts open to the public - Get out there and make some tracks.

11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ride Okemo's Timber Ripper Mountain Coaster at Jackson Gore. Just show your name badge/credential for unlimited complimentary rides.

Lunch at Epic with some of Okemo's Leadership Team and Vail Resorts representatives.
Ski to lunch at Epic, located in the Solitude Mid-Mountain Lodge, or ride a complimentary shuttle running between the Jackson Gore stone archway or the Clock Tower shuttle stop (located between Okemo Mountain Lodge A and B buildings) and EPIC at the Solitude Lodge.

6:30 p.m.
Cocktails and Dinner at Coleman Brook Tavern. (Drinks at 6:30 and seating for dinner at 7 p.m.) Okemo's culinary team works with many local farmers and food producers to bring the freshest ingredients to dining guests.

Sunday, December 10

7:30-9 a.m.
Breakfast in Coleman Brook Tavern at the Jackson Gore Inn.
Fuel up for another fun day on the slopes.

8 a.m.
 Lifts start turning - Get out there and make some tracks. 

Check-Out Time -  Late check-out may be available. Please coordinate with the front desk staff. Another option is to freshen up at The Spring House prior to departure. 


In the area

December 7-9: Woodstock's Wassail Weekend. A Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top 10 Winter Event! Twinkling lights and jingling sleigh bells, holiday stories, Yule logs, carols, luminaries, Santa’s workshop and house tours around the village green. The highlight of the weekend is the Wassail Parade through the center of Woodstock with dozens of horses and riders dressed in holiday costumes. Singers and revelers parade the streets. Visit or call (802) 496-6378.

December 8: Christmas At Black River Academy Museum. Making wreaths, ornaments and gingerbread houses, Noon-3 p.m. Call BRAM at 228-5050 to register.

December 8: Mount Holly Christmas. The true Christmas spirit resonates through the Mount Holly Library with carolers, a Christmas skit by the Mount Holly Players, refreshments and, of course, a visit from Santa. Free! 4-6 p.m., 26 Maple Street, Belmont, Vt.