Archives: October 2015

This Weekend, Celebrate Fall at Wintergreen Resort’s Harvest Fest

pumpkins decorated for HalloweenThere’s nothing quite like celebrating the fall season at Wintergreen Resort. The leaves are the brightest yellows and oranges you have ever seen, and the festivities are like no other.

This weekend, Wintergreen Resort is hosting its annual Harvest Fest, and there are a variety of fun activities planned over the three days of the celebration.

Halloween and Fall Fun for Everyone

Eager to have fun at Discovery Ridge Adventure Center? Want a fun place to go trick-or-treating? This year, the Harvest Fest will start Friday, October 23rd and end on Sunday, October 25th, offering you a wide variety of things to do including costume contests, storytelling, and, yes, having fun at the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center.

View Wintergreen Resort’s Harvest Fest poster to see a full schedule of events and learn more about the festivities, including member-exclusive events, program costs, and reservation information.

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Date & Time: Friday, October 23rd at 8 PM
Location: Discovery Ridge Fire Pit

What better way to start off the Halloween celebration than by sitting around a campfire and listing to the storyteller spin wonderful tales of adventure and intrigue? Head to the Discovery Ridge Fire Pit (or The Lookout, if it rains) at 8 PM on Friday to sit and listen to stories from Bill Wellington, a local storyteller and folk musician.

Trick-Or-Treating Parade and Costume Contests

Date & Time: Saturday, October 24th at 4:30 PM
Location: Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

What’s a Halloween celebration without trick-or-treating? Spend your Saturday afternoon making your own trick-or-treat bag and spooky candies of your own at the Spooktacular Workshop from 1 PM to 4 PM, and then put your costume to the ultimate test at Wintergreen Resort’s costume contest and trick-or-treat parade.

Meet at the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center for the trick-or-treat parade at 4:30 PM, then find out who has the creepiest and most creative Halloween costume at the Trick-Or-Treating Costume Contest at the Discovery Ridge Fire Pit.

Hotel Transylvania on the Big Screen

Time & Date: Saturday, October 24th at 7 PM
Location: Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

Grab your complimentary popcorn and sit down with friends and family for a fun Halloween-themed movie, Hotel Transylvania. This movie features your favorite Halloween characters — including Dracula, Frankenstein, zombies, mummies, and the Invisible Man — in a funny and heartwarming PG-rated animated film.

Join the Fun All Year Long in Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort celebrates your dream mountain lifestyle year-round, not just during the picture-perfect fall season. Residents of the resort not only have the best access to events like the Harvest Fest, but also get to enjoy the great outdoors, the spectacular mountain views, and world-class amenities.

Thinking of purchasing a primary home, vacation home, or investment property at Wintergreen Resort? We have all of the resources you need to make a confident home buying decision and to fall in love with the area. Find the home of your dreams by searching through current homes for sale or exploring Wintergreen’s condo communities.

Have you already found your dream home? Let us show you around! Call us today at (877) 296-9860 or email and let’s get started.

Celebrate Columbus Day at Wintergreen Resort

yellow maple leaf in fallWhat are your plans for this weekend?

Want to snack on tasty fall treats? How about take a scenic ride on a chairlift? This weekend, you’ll be able to do all of that and more at the Columbus Day Weekend celebration at Wintergreen Resort!

Fun for the Whole Family

The Discovery Ridge Adventure Center is the hub of the excitement at the Columbus Day festivities, where you and your family can enjoy a full day of fun at the bungee trampoline, climbing wall, and mini golf, and find all kinds of things to do, both indoors and out.

Ride the Chairlifts

The only weekend to ride the chairlifts this fall is to come celebrate Columbus Day.

Take the Blue Ridge Express and discover the golden leaves on the mountains, and breathe in the fresh air that is so central to the fall season. You can purchase tickets at the Front Desk or at the top of the Blue Ridge Express.

Schedule of Events

The Columbus Day festivities start Saturday, October 10th at 10 AM and run until 7 PM; on Sunday, the event continues from 10 AM to 4 PM.

This weekend is the last weekend you can enjoy the Adventure Center for the season, so make sure to attend! It’s going to be a fun event.

Saturday, October 10th

On Saturday, the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center is open from 10 AM to 6 PM, and these activities, with the exception of the chairlift rides, take place at the center:

  • Cake Donut & Apple Cider Social (free) — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Scenic Chairlift Rides ($5, free for ages 5 and under) — 2 PM to 6 PM
  • Harvest Cookie Decorating (free) — 3 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Family Movie Screening (free) — 7 PM

Sunday, October 11th

The Discover Ridge Adventure Center is open from 10 AM to 4 PM on Sunday.

You can view a full schedule of the festivities on the official Columbus Day Weekend poster.

Stay a While at Wintergreen Resort

Columbus Day is just one of the many events and fun things to do that you can find at Wintergreen Resort. Have you considered buying a vacation condo or second home in the mountains? We can help you find your perfect place here.

You can search for a home in Wintergreen Resort to call your own or learn more about Wintergreen real estate on our website. When you find your perfect home, contact us to schedule a showing.