STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT – The holidays have arrived here in the Green Mountains and Stratton is the picturesque mountain escape. Starting December 22, Stratton will begin its holiday celebrations starting with a visit from Santa Claus and live music at Grizzly’s.

Throughout the week, Stratton will be offering programs like guided snowshoe hikes, tubing, Coca Cola Movie Night, and fireworks, as well as skiing and snowboarding from southern Vermont’s highest peak. For those looking to relax and get started on their New Year’s resolutions, Stratton’s training and fitness center is the perfect place to break a sweat or take laps in 75ft salt water pool. The spa, located in Stratton Village, is here for all wellness needs. Head to the Mill House to ice skate under the stars and sip on hot chocolate. For an entire list of activities and events, please visit

To ring in the new year, Stratton starts the celebration for families with kids crafts in the East Wing as well as a firework snowshoe hike and fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Grizzly’s hosts the grand New Year’s Eve party from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with music from the Josh Panda Party, a complimentary champagne toast and a front seat view for the fireworks; admission is $45 per person and 21 and up only.

For those looking to stay by the slopes, Stratton’s holiday getaway package includes two nights of lodging and three day lift tickets and save up to 50 percent off in select lodging when you arrive between Dec. 2 and Dec. 25. To book, visit

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