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2017 Okemo Summer Events

04/24/2017

June 9: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests The Starline Rhythm Boys from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. 

June 10: The Vermont Epic, New England’s Toughest Cycling Weekend – Three events in one! The B2VT (Battlefield to Vermont) is a challenging 132-mile road ride from Bedford, Mass., to Ludlow, Vt. The VTMONSTER is a 73-mile gravel grinder that climbs 9,000 vertical feet, and the VT40 is a 40-mile recreational ride, great for families and friends, which starts and finishes at Okemo. Visit vtepic.com.

June 11: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

June 16: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. 

June 18: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

June 18: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

June 23: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests Copilot from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. 

June 25: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

June 25: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

June 30: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests 2ADAM12 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. 

July 1: Okemo’s Great American Party – as American as Apple Pie! Okemo’s Jackson Gore courtyard will be transformed into an all-American backyard barbecue with live music, soda tasting for the kids, lawn games, a hot-dog-eating contest, frosty-cold beverages and fresh-from-the-grill burgers, hot dogs and lots more. Okemo’s Adventure Zone will be open with zipline tours, miniature golf, Segway PT tours, a treetop challenge course and mountain coaster. Families are welcome, and all attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Party-goers can also opt for full-service dining with al fresco seating at Jackson Gore’s Coleman Brook Tavern. Admission is free and the party runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fees are charged for Adventure Zone, food and games.

July 2: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 2: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 7: Vermont Symphony Orchestra – An evening of great symphony music with a scenic mountain backdrop. “E Pluribus Unum” celebrates the great American melting pot. The VSO’s 2017 Summer Festival Tour highlights the wonderfully diverse cultural heritage that has shaped our nation’s history. Explore our rich musical past and glimpse into the future, with traditional marches and fireworks to end a patriotic, picnic-perfect evening! Grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. concert. Advance tickets are available online at okemo.com. Adults: $32 in advance, $35 at gate. Ages 6-17: Free in advance, $5 at gate. 5 and under: Free in advance and at gate. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome for seating. Plan for dinner before the show at Coleman Brook Tavern or enjoy an outdoor barbecue with beer and wine available. 

July 9: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 9: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 11-14: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Camp – Camp will be held daily from 8:30-11:30 a.m. for each of the four days. The camp will cover all aspects of golf and is open to juniors 9-15 years old. Cost is $200 per junior for the four-day session. Pre-registration is required. Call the Pro Shop at 802-228-1396 for more information and registration.

July 14: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests The Detonators, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. 

July 16: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 16: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 21: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests Dojo from 6-9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. Call (802) 228-1600.

July 23: Okemo Blueberry Fest – Celebrate all things blueberry. Start the day with a blueberry pancake brunch in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard followed by live music, games, local vendors and a pie eating contest. Sign up for a blueberry-picking excursion (conditions permitting). 

July 23: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $10 per clinic or $60 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 23: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 28: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series & Special Wine Tasting presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests The Mad Mountain Scramblers from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. This Friday will include a special wine tasting event with summer bluegrass in the hills and a selection of fine wines for sampling. Tasting tickets will be available at the door.  Call (802) 228-1600.

July 30: Okemo Valley Golf Club Ladies’ Clinics – Every Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon through July 30. Instructors cover a different topic each week. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight clinics. Call (802) 228-1396.

July 30: Okemo Valley Golf Club Junior Clinics – Every Sunday, 1 to 2 p.m. through July 30. $20 per clinic or $125 for all eight sessions. Instructors cover a different topic each week. Call (802) 228-1396.

Aug. 4-6: Okemo’s Annual Hops in the Hills Beer and Wine Festival presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Named a Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Summer Event. Sample more than 75 craft beers and ciders from area brewers and enjoy a selection of great wines as well. The festival showcases a great lineup of live music, craft vendors, tasty food trucks and the great outdoors at Okemo’s Jackson Gore Inn courtyard. Okemo’s Adventure Zone offers zipline tours, miniature golf, Segway PT tours, a treetop challenge course and mountain coaster. Friday 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. call (802) 228-1600 or visit okemo.com.

Aug. 11: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests CK3 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. Call (802) 228-1600.

Aug. 12: The 100 on 100 Relay – Okemo is the finish line for this 100-mile relay running race that ends with a great party at Okemo’s Ice House at Jackson Gore.  Registration for the six-person-team relay is online at 100on100.org. 

Aug. 18: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guest Studio Two Beatles Tribute Band from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. Call (802) 228-1600.

Aug. 25: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy a free lawn concert with musical guests Big Fez & the Surfmatics from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue every Friday night throughout the summer. Call (802) 228-1600.

Sept. 1: Jackson Gore Summer Music Series presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team – Enjoy the season’s final free lawn concert with musical guests The Grift from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort. Pack the lawn chairs or picnic blankets and bring the family to enjoy live music and an outdoor barbecue. Call (802) 228-1600.

Sept.2: Evolution Bike Park at Okemo Demo Day sponsored by Scott    Test-drive the latest mountain bikes Scott has to offer for free (with purchase of trail access and lift pass). Enjoy live music, bike clinics and one last summer barbecue.  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Okemo’s Evolution Bike Park.

Oct. 7: Okemo’s Fall into Winter Celebration presented by Lipton Tea – Farewell to fall and welcome winter – it’s time to start celebrating the transition of the seasons with live music, hayrides, pumpkin painting, a pie-eating contest, craft vendors, beer tasting, apple cider and hot chocolate. Plus, Okemo’s Adventure Zone will be open with activities for the entire family. Enjoy live music, a beverage from the beer garden and great food selections. The party starts at 11 a.m., rain or shine, at Okemo’s Jackson Gore Inn courtyard. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome. Call (802) 228-1600.

Event dates and times are subject to change.

 

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Contact: Bonnie MacPherson, director of public relations
Okemo Mountain Resort | 77 Okemo Ridge Road | Ludlow, VT 05149
802-228-1947 | pr@okemo.com