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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 and multi-day lift tickets for Saturday and Sunday. Please carry your name-badge/credential at all times as well. You may be asked to present it for various complimentary services during your visit.

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

1-9 p.m.
Ice skating at The Ice House – complimentary when you show your name badge.

Saturday, December 8

7:15-9 a.m.
Breakfast at 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.
Early lift access at Jackson Gore for media guests displaying name badge/credential in addition to lift ticket.

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. Please note, you must fill out a liability release form for each member of your family each day you ride the Timber Ripper.

Lunch at Coleman Brook Tavern with Okemo's GM and Northeast Region COO Doug Pierini and other resort representatives.

1-9 p.m.
Ice skating at The Ice House – complimentary when you show your name badge.

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 at 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.