Oktoberfest in the High Country: East

Ritz Carlton Northstar

Mount Snow Resort, VT

Oct. 2 - 3 and Oct. 9 - 19

(802) 464-3333 (info)

(800) 245- SNOW (lodging)

Mount Snow presents its annual dual-weekend Oktoberfest celebrations. Two Bergermeisters, the traditional Oktoberfest "master of ceremonies," will be on hand both weekends to entertain guests. Be prepared to sing, dance, and participate in contests such as stein holding, log sawing, and yodeling. Scenic chairlift rides will also be available.

Lodging specials start at and include a two-day Oktoberfest pass and two nights lodging.

Ski Plattekill, NY
Oct. 2 - 3
(607) 326-3500 (info)
(607) 326-3500 (lodging)

Join the folks at Ski Plattekill for Oktoberfest Weekend with live music, German brats, and brew. Take in all of the NORBA series pro mountain bike finale race action, as well as the spectacular fall foliage from the chairlift. The weekend also features a huge ski, board, and bike "tent sale", as well as pumpkin painting and many more kid-friendly activities.

Lodging specials start at $75 per night based on double occupancy.

Stowe Resort, VT
Sept. 25 - 26
(800) 247-5693 (info)
(800) 247-5693 (lodging)

Stowe kicks off fall with a gala Oktoberfest celebration beginning with a parade from Weeks Hill Road to the Jackson Arena. The weekend features a Silent Wunderbar Auction, raffles, wagon rides, Vermont micro brews, German foods, authentic oompah bands, and children's activities including the Jumping Fun Haus.

Lodging specials start at $90 per night based on double occupancy.

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