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6 Not-to-Miss Festivals Happening in the Next 6 Weekends

Between Memorial Day Weekend and July 4th, there are dozens of events happening at Wintergreen Resort. That’s why summer is one of the best times to visit! No matter your interests, you are sure to find a festival or celebration that you will remember for the rest of your life.

Though there’s always something happening at Wintergreen Resort, there are six events that you cannot miss this year. Use our quick guide to the summer festivities to plan your holiday weekends. Don’t forget to use our helpful Wintergreen Resort visitor’s directory to find even more fun things to do!

beer from Virginia brewery

Love Food and Beer? Visit This Festival

Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival

Dates: May 27th – 28th | Time: 11 AM – 5 PM Saturday, 11 AM – 3 PM Sunday

As part of the highly anticipated Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, Wintergreen Resort is hosting its popular Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival! Sample some of Virginia’s finest craft beers from microbreweries while you enjoy the fresh air and great music. Cashless Society will open for the festivities at 11 AM on Saturday, followed by Eli Cook at 1 PM and Bluezonia at 3 PM. On Sunday, Chickenhead Blues will play at 11 AM followed by John Spear Band at 1 PM.

biking in the moutains

Love Being Outdoors? Go to These Events

Cliffhanger Challenge Bike Race

Date: May 27th | Times: 7:30 AM last-minute registration, 10 AM race starts

Visiting Wintergreen Resort during Memorial Day Weekend? Compete with the best during the Cliffhanger Challenge Mountain Bike Race! Now in its fourth year, the Cliffhanger Challenge bike race will test your endurance as you carve along the mountain and climb some of the most rugged terrain at the resort.

Cliffhanger Challenge Trail Run

Date: May 28th | Times: 7:30 AM last-minute registration, 10 AM race starts

A Memorial Day Weekend at Wintergreen Resort isn’t complete without the trail running portion of the Cliffhanger Challenge! You’ll love the exhilaration of surpassing the competition on a sprint up and down the winding paths.

Both the mountain bike race and the trail run are part of the Wintergreen Tread & Trail Series, which kicks off Memorial Day Weekend, takes place on Labor Day Weekend, and concludes on Columbus Day Weekend.

Lake Monocan

Lake Monocan

Spending Time with Loved Ones? Start Here

Day at the Lake

Date: May 29th | Times: 12 PM – 3 PM

Summertime at Wintergreen Resort doesn’t truly start until the Day at the Lake. As part of the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, Day at the Lake is an event packed with games, contests, and fun along Lake Monocan. Bring your sunglasses and your loved ones for partner competitions!

Father’s Day Weekend

Dates: June 16th – 18th

Come out to Wintergreen Resort for a fun-filled Father’s Day Weekend in June! Dads of all ages can enjoy golfing on the premier courses, eating a delicious meal from the resort restaurants, and relaxing at the spa with specials just for the guys.

4th of July Jubilee

Dates: June 30th – July 4th

The pinnacle of summer fun is July 4th weekend at Wintergreen Resort! During the 4th of July Jubilee, spend time outside watching movies under the stars, catch a view of the mountain peaks and valleys on a chairlift ride, and celebrate Independence Day mountain-style with an incredible block party! Saturday, Sunday, and Monday will feature a Craft Fair, and Monday night the mountain will light up with fireworks.

Find Your Favorite Place in the Mountains

With all of these events happening just this summer, it’s no wonder Wintergreen Resort is one of America’s favorite vacation destinations! If you’ve been considering buying your own vacation home, we can help you with everything you need. Easily search for properties here, explore Wintergreen’s best communities, and learn what to expect from the buying process.

We’re more than happy to talk with you about your plans and help you find the best home, condo, or townhome. Call us at (877) 296-9860.

Top 5 Year-Round Activities at Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort is famous for winter skiing at the terrain park and summer fun at Lake Monocan. But did you know that Wintergreen Resort is a year-round destination?

There is always something fun to do at the resort. If you have been searching for your new favorite vacation spot or your own private getaway at this resort, here are the top 5 activities you can enjoy no matter the season.

5. Swimming

children playing on a trampoline on the lakeWintergreen Resort has more than one place to relax in the water. While Lake Monocan is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the resort’s award-winning Wintergarden has an outdoor swimming pool, outdoor hot tubs, and a heated indoor pool for fun any day of the year.

The Ledges is located across the street from the Wintergarden, while several homes in Stoney Creek are close to Lake Monocan.

4. Having Adventures at Discovery Ridge

Whether you enjoy indoor or outdoor adventures, Discovery Ridge Adventure Center has plenty of things for you to enjoy year-round. Though hours vary by season, all of its activities include:

  • archery range
  • bungee trampoline
  • climbing wall
  • gaming consoles
  • indoor inflatables
  • miniature golfing
  • The Plunge tubing park
  • The Zip

3. Spending Time at the Spa

a person getting a hand massageNo vacation is complete without a visit to the spa. The Wintergarden not only offers swimming, but it also has a fitness center and spa services.

Professional services range from Swedish massages to Shiatsu, all to help you relax and enjoy the most of your vacation at Wintergreen Resort.

2. Mountain Biking

The mountain terrain makes biking a popular year-round activity at Wintergreen Resort. Bring your bike and tackle the intermediate and expert trails, or participate in the Wintergreen Tread & Trail Series. The mountain bike portions of the series take place on Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, and Columbus Day Weekend.

Want to find a condo closest to the biking trails? Try the Mountain Inn Condominiums or The Timbers (an ideal ski location in the winter).

1. Hiking

someone wearing a hiking shoeWintergreen Resort boasts an extensive trail system, featuring dozens of trails that vary in difficulty and length for the perfect excursion through the woods. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Trillium House garden or test your skills on the Old Appalachian Trail.

Want to plan your next hiking trip at the resort? View our list of the top 10 hiking trails.

Find Your Own Year-Round Retreat at Wintergreen Resort

Don’t miss out on the best vacation destination in Virginia. Wintergreen Resort offers condominiums and mountain homes that can turn any ordinary getaway into the ultimate resort experience, no matter what time of year.

As Wintergreen real estate experts, we can help you easily find your perfect vacation home. If you have a dream location or property in mind, call us at (877) 296-9860 for your personal tour.