Killington Brewfest Weekend

Wet your whistle with a backdrop of 4,241' of Vermont's finest autumn foliage and enjoy live music, a plethora of fabulous food offerings and over 60 of the finest craft beers in the region. One of Killington's most distinctive annual celebrations, the Brewfest gets bigger and bigger every year. Now an action-packed three-day event with two sampling sessions, you’ve got plenty of time for all the activities, beer and food you can handle.

Saturday's Tasting Session is sold out

Grab your Friday Tasting Session tickets before it's too late!

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Season Pass Holder Special Offer, $20

We're offering a special admission price of $20 for 2012/13 or 2013/14 Killington and Pico Season Pass holders.

  • Valid for Friday, October 4, 2013 only.
  • Call Killington Central Reservations at 800-621-6867 to pre-purchase discounted ticket.
  • Purchase at the door (must have season pass with you) if event is not sold out.

Schedule Snapshot

Friday, October 4, 2013

  • Brewfest Golf Tournament: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Tasting Session: 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

  • Hangover Brunch with the Brewers: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • VIP Tasting Session: 12:00-1:00 p.m. - SOLD OUT
  • Tasting Session: 1:00-5:00 p.m. - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 6, 2013

  • Brewfest Brunch and Yoga: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Tasting Sessions Details

October 4 & 5, 2013

Since 1995, craft beer lovers have been flocking to the Green Mountains of Vermont to sample the finest brews in New England during the pinnacle of fall foliage. The event features over 20 breweries pouring more than 80 craft beer styles, a vendor village and two live bands.

Mini-Golf Challenge

New this year, find the folks from the Killington Golf Course and Vermont Adaptive on the third floor of Snowshed Lodge for a chance to strut your putt and win sweet Killington prizes. All Mini-Golf Challenge proceeds will benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports.

Entertainment Schedule

Each Tasting Session will be loaded with live music from favorite local artists.

Friday Night

  • Tony Lee Thomas, 6:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Joey Leone Band, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Tony Lee Thomas, 7:30-8:15 p.m.
  • Joey Leone Band, 8:15 -9:30 p.m.

Saturday Afternoon

  • Master Cylinders, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Tony Lee Thomas Band, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Master Cylinders 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Joey Leone Band, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Important Information

Participants must be at least 21 years of age and a valid ID with proof of age is required.  Brewfest staff may check your ID at any time during the festival. We reserve the right to deny alcohol to anyone and remove anyone from the property.

  • Beer samples will only be poured into 8 ounce, souvenir mason jar tasting glasses
  • Beers under 9% ABV: 
    • 4 ounce sample = 1 ticket
    • 8 ounce sample = 2 tickets
  • Beers over 9% ABV:
    • 4 ounce sample = 2 tickets
    • 8 ounce sample = 4 tickets

Tickets sell out, so get yours early!

Long Trail Brewfest Golf Tournament & Paired Beer Dinner

October 4, 2013

To get the party rolling, we’re hosting a brew-inspired golf tournament at Killington Golf Course. Come test your sporting skill and enjoy exclusive sample brews on-course during your round. Better yet, this 9-hole scramble tournament comes complete with brew-friendly raffle prizes, dinner and goodie bags from sponsors. 

Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. with dinner to follow. Brewers and guests are all encouraged to join us. Call the Pro Shop at (802) 422-6700 to sign-up; registration deadline is September 30, 2013.

Dinner Menu

Stationed Starter
Artisan Cheese, Fruit & Nuts Display // Long Trail Blackberry Wheat , Bridgewater VT

Served Soup
Garlic & VT Cheddar IPA Soup // Harpoon Unfiltered India Pale Ale, Windsor VT

Plated Main
Roasted Vermont Misty Knoll Chicken Breast // Switchback Unfiltered Ale , Burlington, VT
Served with Local Field Greens in Fresh Hops Vinaigrette and Baked Russet Potato with Sea Salt Rub and Sweet Cabot Butter 

Stationed Dessert
House-made Tiramisu // Wolaver’s Fine Organic Stout, Middlebury VT

Brewers' Hangover Brunch

October 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

As we all know, a strong brunch in the (late) morning can be just the ticket to recovery. Join the brewers for Hangover Brunch at the Killington Grand Hotel to enjoy a custom menu created by Killington’s Executive Chef, complete with fresh local ingredients and paired with Vermont beers.

Get your tickets early! 

Detox Brunch and Yoga 

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Before you head out of town, put a bow on the weekend with a Hangover Brunch and Detox Yoga session at the Killington Grand Hotel. Cleanse your body and satisfy your appetite with a special yoga session and custom brunch prepared by Killington’s Executive Chef. Brunch will be served from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., with your choice of three 30-minute yoga sessions, running on the hour from 10:00 a.m. - noon.

Ultimate Brewfest Package

Stay over and save some cash with up to 25% off on lodging. Package requires a minimum of 1 night's lodging and admission to one session of the Brewfest on Friday, October 5 OR Saturday, October 6 (designated driver tickets also available).  Add on tickets for the Golf Scramble and Dinner Friday and the Still Hung-over Brunch and Detox Yoga Sunday for a fun-filled Brewfest Weekend!

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Designated Driver? Not to worry. Grab a ticket for either session for just $10.

Early Bird     Advance     Regular     Advance V.I.P.    
Brewfest Session 1, Oct. 4, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.  $25 $30 $35
Brewfest Golf Tournament with Paired Beer Dinner  $60
Brewers' Hangover Brunch $25
Brewfest Session 2, Oct. 5, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. $25 $30 $35 $45
Detox Brunch & Yoga $25
Detox Brunch Only $20
Detox Yoga Only $10

Saturday's Tasting Session is sold out

Grab your Friday Tasting Session tickets before it's too late!

Buy Now

Season Pass Holder Special Offer, $20

We're offering a special admission price of $20 for 2012/13 or 2013/14 Killington and Pico Season Pass holders.

  • Valid for Friday, October 4, 2013 only
  • Call Killington Central Reservations to pre-purchase discounted ticket at 800-621-6867
  • Available for purchase at the door if you have your season pass, but only if there is space left


Free Bus Service

Killington has rented busses for transportation at the end of each Tasting Session. Please note the bus route and plan accordingly.

Departs Snowshed Lodge and will head to Highridge Condominiums, down the Killington Road to the Foundry, and then back to Snowshed Lodge. Riders will be able to exit the bus at any location on this route by mentioning desired location to driver. This loop will take approximately 20 minutes.

Other Transportation Options

There will be other shuttles and taxi services available throughout the Tasting Sessions for your convenience, including Gramp's Shuttle, The Lookout Shuttle and the Barrel Rider.

Please designate a driver and drink responsibly.

Must be 21 years of age with proper ID. For more information or to book your weekend, please call 800-621-MTNS.

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