Vermont Bike & Brew

Killington Resort
Fri Jun 9 2017 - Sun Jun 11 2017

3 days of organized mountain biking for all skill levels with entertainment for the whole family!

Join MTBVT at Killington Bike Park for a weekend of organized mountain biking for all skill levels, Vermont's first ever downhill critical mass ride, on-site camping, vendor garden, bike swap, craft beer garden, whip-off competition, pond cross skinny bridge challenge, kids race and live music from Mountain Biking's house band, The CopOuts.


  Ages 21+ Under 21/Non-Alcohol Drinker
Weekend Bike and Brew
Includes mountain bike lift and trail access Friday-Sunday, beer tickets for Saturdays Brewfest (ages 21+), organized bike rides, whip off contest entry and festival area access
$99 $49**
Saturday Only Bike and Brew
Includes mountain bike lift and trail access for Saturday, beer tickets for Saturdays Brewfest (ages 21+), organized bike rides, whip off contest entry and festival area access 
$59 $29**
Saturday Brewfest Only
Includes beer tickets for Saturdays Brewfest, festival area access, organized bike rides* and whip off contest entry*
Festival Only
Includes organized bike rides*, whip off contest entry* and festival area access
*A Killington Bike Park season pass or lift and trail access ticket is required to participate in the biking events
**Beer tickets for Saturdays Brewfest are not included with the Under 21/Non-Alochol Drinker ticket 

Special Offer: Purchase a Weekend Bike and Brew ticket before June 9, 2017 and receive a FREE mountain bike one-day adult lift and trail ticket voucher valid Sunday-Friday (excluding 7/4/17 and 9/3-4/17) through the remainder of the 2017 bike season, a $55 value.



Bike Events

Come help us celebrate the season opening of the largest bike park in the East! Our Gravity Logic-designed trails on Snowshed and Ramshead mountain areas will provide riding for all ages and ability levels – whether you’re ready to rip down the Black Magic jump line or making your first downhill laps on Easy Street.

  • Registration Party: Kick off the weekend at the waterside Snowshed Umbrella bar with live music, beers and door prizes.
  • Friday Bike Park Laps: The riding kicks off at 3:00 p.m. with exclusive bike park access until 7:00 p.m. for Vermont Bike and Brew attendees.
  • Local’s Night Ride: The Killington valley plays host to some of the best cross country trail riding in Vermont. Get your lights ready and join us for a trip out to the Green Mountain Trails (conditions permitting).
  • Kegs n’ Eggs: Prepare for a full day of riding by kicking off your morning with a hot and fresh breakfast perfectly paired with a Vermont brew.
  • Critical Mass Ride: Help us make history with Vermont’s first ever downhill critical mass bike ride. Get first laps on Black Magic for the 2017 season, scheduled to take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.
  • Pond Cross Skinny Bridge Challenge: Test your balance with our floating skinny bridge on Snowshed Pond. Make it across dry and you could win a Bike Park season pass, Sushi Yoshi gift card or MTBVT clothing pack.
  • Whip-Off Contest: Open to all, compete for a $500 cash prize by showing off your best tail whip on a custom jump built exclusively for the event.
  • Divas of Dirt: All ladies are invited to join us for a Friday evening meet up and bike check followed by ladies only group rides on Saturday. Costumes are encouraged!
  • Bike Bum Race: Sponsored by the Killington Mountain Bike Club, take a timed run down the lower section of Side Show Bob with awards for the fastest times.
  • Recovery Ride: After a weekend long party at The Beast, you’ll be ready to take it easy with a group ride around the bike park getting in the final laps of the weekend.
  • Beast of a Bike Swap: Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, the Beast of a Bike Swap will feature both new and used bikes for sale. Stay tuned for details on consigning equipment.
  • Fox Proframe Demo: This is your chance to demo the all-new Fox Proframe helmets.
  • Stryder Bike Park: Don't leave your little ones behind! The Stryder Bike Park is open all weekend with complimentary Stryder Bike rentals, plus a rodeo Saturday afternoon for the kids to show off their skills.


The Brewfest

If you’ve been to our fall Brewfest, you know we like to throw a party and if you haven’t you’ll just have to take our word for it. Located in the Snowshed base area, you’ll have perfect viewing of all the Bike and Brew event action plus access to 30 different craft beers - all brewed right here in Vermont.

Featured brewers: Drop In Brewing, Zero Gravity, 14th Star Brewing, Long Trail Brewing Co, Stone Corral, Citizen Cider, Northshire Brewing, von Trapp Brewing, Harpoon, Burlington Beer, Lost Nation, Collective Arts Brewing, Foley Brothers - beer selection TBA. 

Each Brewfest participant will receive 8 beer sampling tickets valid for a 4 oz. pour, additional tickets will be available in packs of 5 for $10. Beers under 9% ABV will require 1 ticket, beers 9% ABV and over will require 2 tickets.

All Brewfest participants must be at least 21 years of age with valid I.D. 



Free on-site primitive camping will be available in the Vale parking lots for all event attendees with access to portable toilets. There will be no potable water or showers available.


Beast of a Bike Swap

Supporting the Killington Ski Club, the Beast of a Bike Swap will offer unbelievable deals on new and used road and mountain bikes, parts, accessories, and apparel. In addition to tons of used consignment bikes, there will be several retailers setting up pop-up stores, offering monster deals on new road and mountain bikes, demo bikes, parts, accessories and apparel. Free admission and open to the general public.

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Friday, June 9
9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration Bike Shop, Snowshed Lodge
12:00 p.m. Camping Opens Vale Parking Lot
1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Cannondale Mountain Bike Demo Snowshed Base Area
2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Beast of a Bike Swap Resort Center, Snowshed Lodge
3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Exclusive Bike Park Laps Snowshed Bike Trails
6:00 p.m. Divas of Dirt Bike Setup/Meet and Greet Snowshed Courtyard
7:00 p.m. Pre-Registration Party Snowshed Umbrella Bar
  Group Cross Country Ride Green Mountain Trails, Pittsfield, VT

Saturday, June 10
7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Kegs and Eggs Breakfast MENU Snowshed Food Court
9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Registration Bike Shop, Snowshed Lodge
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Beast of a Bike Swap Resort Center, Snowshed Lodge
9:00 a.m. Divas of Dirt Group Ride Meetup Snowshed Courtyard
10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Bike Park Open Snowshed & Ramshead Lifts
10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Vendor Village Open Snowshed Base Area
10:00 a.m. Critical Mass Ride Meetup Ramshead Express Quad
11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Kids Shred Session Group Ride Meet at Snowshed Express Quad
11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Adult Group Rides Meet at Snowshed Base Area
12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Brewfest Open Snowshed Base Area
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Live Remote Broadcast: WEQX Radio Snowshed Base Area
1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Live Music: The Wheel, Grateful Dead Tribute Snowshed Base Area
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Kids Stryder Bike Rodeo Stryder Bike Park, Snowshed Base Area
2:00 p.m. Whipoff Contest Snowshed Base Area
3:00 p.m. Skinny Bridge Challenge Zip Line Landing, Snowshed Pond
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Live Music: The CopOuts Snowshed Umbrella Bar
7:00 p.m. Whipoff & Skinny Bridge Challenge Awards Snowshed Umbrella Bar
10:00 p.m. After Party, Live Music and Bonfire Vale Parking Lots/Camping Area

Sunday, June 11
7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Kegs and Eggs Breakfast MENU Snowshed Food Court
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Beast of a Bike Swap Resort Center, Snowshed Lodge
9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Breakfast Served Snowshed Food Court
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Bike Park Open Snowshed & Ramshead Lifts
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. FOX ProFrame Helmet Demo Snowshed Base Area
10:30 a.m. Group Recovery Ride Meetup Snowshed Express Quad
11:00 a.m. Bike Bum Race Snowshed Base Area
1:00 p.m. Bike Bum Race Awards Snowshed Umbrella Bar


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The Vermont Bike and Brew is sponsored by the Town of Killington, VT.

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