January 14-28, 2017

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The 43rd Stowe Winter Carnival celebrates the 2017 winter season, as we highlight many reasons why people visit our winter wonderland of Stowe!

From January 14 to January 28, Stowe shines with 20+ major activities for both young and old, from zany sports events, Ice Carving Competitions, ski movies, Kids Carnival Kaos, a NEW Broomball Tournament and Beer garden event and the infamous Snowgolf and Snowvolleyball tournaments.

Tour the town, while watching Professional Ice Carvers create elegant and masterful Ice carvings throughout the village on Demonstration Day, Friday January 20th and experience the 16th Annual NICA sanctioned Ice Carving Competition on Saturday January 21st at Stowe Mountain Resort’s Spruce Peak Plaza, from 11 – 3 pm.

Tourists and locals alike participate in such zany events such as our infamous Snowvolleyball Tournament, Snowgolf Competition, our Las Vegas Night Gala, the NEW Broomball Tournament and Kids Carnival Kaos. Come celebrate the carnival’s theme, “Stowoasis!”, Friday January 14 thru Sunday, January 28, 2016 Current News & Announcements

Welcome to the 43rd Annual Stowe Winter Carnival Website for the 2017 Activities. Please feel free to browse this site, and please join us, in celebrating our theme, “Stowoasis!” during the 2017 Stowe Winter Carnival in January! Stowe Winter Carnival Opening and Closing weekends’ festivities at Rusty Nail and The Matterhorn feature fabulous musical talent! Stowe Squares Revival returns with a vengeance! Join in the fun at this Adult “Hollywood Squares”type game show with politically incorrect characters and sports figures, whose jokes will prompt belly laughs from all! Don’t miss Stowe’s Karaoke competition, and Pub Style trivia Competition on Wednesday, Jan.18! Join in and participate for great prizes! We welcome Doc Ponds, Stowe’s NEW Beer Bar, featuring Hill Farmstead flavors on Thursday, Jan 19th! Don’t miss the Second annual Broomball Tournament and Beer Garden at The Commodores Inn and Resort. Come one, come all and play on a 6 person team (2 females minimum) or watch the art of Broomball, as well as Snowvolleyball and Snowgolf during SWC week. We welcome our new Snowvolleyball sponsor, The Alchemist and celebrate its newly acquired property for the Sat. Jan. 28th Heady Topper Snowvolleyball Tournament! Join in the Ice Carving Stroll, up and down Main Street and Mountain Road, during Demonstration Day, Friday, Jan. 22, when Professional ice Carvers sculpt in front of businesses and resorts. Meet and greet the Ice Carvers at the Ice Carver’s Welcoming Party at the Sunset Grille on Friday Jan. 20th, after the Ice Carving Demonstrations. Don’t miss the Sixteenth Annual NICA Ice Carving Competition, Saturday, Jan. 21st, 113 pm when Professional ice Carvers carve to the theme “Stowoasis” , while using maximized talent and risk taking.