News & Events

When there’s something fun going on at Okemo, Jackson Gore is in the heart of it!

The BIG news this week is the announcement that came out on Monday, June 4th, regarding the sale of Okemo and our sister resorts Sunapee and Crested Butte to Vail Resorts.  You can read the press release here.  Obviously this is big news for Okemo, the Mueller Family, the employees and guests of Okemo, and the Ludlow community.  We, here at Okemo and Jackson Gore Real Estate are sad to see the Mueller Family leave Okemo, and at the same time we are very excited to be affiliated with one of the best resort operations teams, Vail Resorts.  Stay tuned for exciting news as this transaction proceeds towards the final steps in completing this deal!

Onward summer!  There is a lot to see and do when you are an owner at Jackson Gore!  You can check below for a sampling of the upcoming events at Okemo or look to the calendar at okemo.com.  This is the perfect time to begin thinking about a summer  filled with fun!  playing golf on one of the best courses in northern New England, Okemo Valley Golf Club; enjoying the fun and challenging events at the Jackson Gore Adventure Zone; music, music, and more music every Friday evening; or, relaxing in a slopeside spa.  Jackson Gore is the perfect place to call your slopeside home!  It’s all so close to your residence, your base camp, at Jackson Gore!

Upcoming Events:

  • The Jackson Gore Summer music series comes back to the Courtyard at the Jackson Gore Inn beginning Friday June 8th.  This series of free concerts continues through the summer until August 31st.  Always a great evening, always great music.
  • New this year is the All Come Home Music Festival!  The festival features two stage/entertainment areas.  The Labatt Blue Stage, located outside the Jackson Gore inn and adjacent to Okemo’s Adventure Zone, will feature a lineup of free music on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Enjoy music on the lawn, while visiting with craft vendors, savoring in a tasty BBQ lunch on the patio, or take in the many Okemo summer activities in the Adventure Zone and Evolution Bike Park.  Then, at 5:00pm, head down to the Main Stage for our ticketed headline shows (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) in the Paleo-field.  Single-night tickets and festival passes for all three shows are available.
  • Saturday, July 22 features the return of the annual Blueberry Festival at Jackson Gore!  Start off the day with a blueberry pancake brunch, with fresh, local blueberries, served in the courtyard patio. Then, get creative and tye-dye a t-shirt to take home as a souvenir. Enjoy more treats while hanging with the kids and dancing to the kid-friendly tunes. The celebration would not be complete without a pie eating contest, to take place at 12:30 p.m.
  • A perennial favorite is the Hops in the Hills coming back to Jackson Gore, August 3 through August 5!  Sample over 80 regional craft beers and ciders and a selection of great wines . The festival will also showcase a great lineup of live music , craft vendors , tasty food options , and the great outdoors in Jackson Gore courtyard.
  • Highlighting our mountain biking programs and trails, Saturday August 25th is our Evolution Bike Park Demo Day.  Come on up to the Sugarhouse and demo a new Scott mountain bike at Okemo’s Evolution Bike Park.  Check out the new summit trail with some great bikes to demo for the family. Enjoy live music, bike clinics and demos for all ages and abilities and one last summer barbecue.  11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • It is never too early to begin planning for an annual favorite, Jackson Gore’s Fall Into Winter celebration on Saturday, October 6.  Farewell to foliage and “willkommen” to winter! It’s time to start celebrating the transition of the seasons with live German music, hayrides, games, pumpkin painting, craft vendors, German food, German beer tasting tent, apple cider and hot chocolate. Plus, Okemo’s Adventure Zone will be open with activities for the entire family. Authentic German attire is encouraged! 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.
  • More fun, more adventure, more hikinglaughingbikingfishinggolfingsmiling, best slopeside living!  Hey, don’t just take our word for it, we’ll let others do the talking for us!