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There's Something for Everyone

Here at the Equinox Resort, we offer a variety of resort activities and entertainment for our guests. Live entertainment, S’more’s and family friendly events go on year-round. Yoga & Exercise Classes, nature hikes, unlimited access to our Family Game Room & more. Enjoy all of the amenties onsite at The Equinox Resort & then discover the hidden gems and seasonal celebrations that make Manchester such an iconic Vermont destination. The Green Mountains provide a verdant setting for outdoor adventures, and there’s plenty of art, culture and shopping to be found in downtown Manchester. See what’s in season by visiting our events calendar. 

Location and times for activities are subject to change, please check with our Front Desk for more information.

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Meet the Raptors

Date: Jul 02, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Hawks, Owls and Falcons will come for an up close look at these incredible predators and discover what it takes to be a raptor. 

Axe Throwing

Date: Jul 02, 2022
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer.  

Stratton Mountain Independence Day Weekend Fireworks

Date: Jul 03, 2022
When: 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Stratton Mountain Base
Category: Special Events

Visit nearby Stratton Mountain on July 3rd for a Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration 

Arrive early & enjoy the music of Mountain Friends & Freedom from 5-8pm (a Dave Matthew's Cover Band)

Manchester July 4th Fireworks

Date: Jul 04, 2022
When: 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park
Category: Special Events

Live Music to entertain the crowd on McClellan Field before the fireworks from 5:15 PM to 8:45 PM. Also, Chief’s Concession Stand will be vending food and beverages until 9:30 PM.

Vermont Wildlife - Up Close

Date: Jul 16, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Come and meet live reptiles, birds and mammals from the Green Mountain State. We'll meet some live animals from Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation. 

@TheEquinoxResort - Take lots of photos and tag us on Instagram so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Axe Throwing

Date: Jul 23, 2022
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer.  

Meet the Raptors

Date: Jul 30, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Hawks, Owls and Falcons will come for an up close look at these incredible predators and discover what it takes to be a raptor. 

Vermont Wildlife - Up Close

Date: Aug 06, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come and meet live reptiles, birds and mammals from the Green Mountain State. We'll meet some live animals from Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation. 

#EquinoxResort
Hashtag your photos so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Axe Throwing

Date: Aug 13, 2022
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer.  

Meet the Raptors

Date: Aug 20, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Hawks, Owls and Falcons will come for an up close look at these incredible predators and discover what it takes to be a raptor. 

#EquinoxResort
Hashtag your photos so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Axe Throwing

Date: Aug 27, 2022
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer. 

Axe Throwing

Date: Sep 02, 2022
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer.  

Vermont Wildlife - Up Close

Date: Sep 03, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Come and meet live reptiles, birds and mammals from the Green Mountain State. We'll meet some live animals from Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation. 

@TheEquinoxResort - Take lots of photos and tag us on Instagram so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Meet the Raptors

Date: Sep 10, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Hawks, Owls and Falcons will come for an up close look at these incredible predators and discover what it takes to be a raptor. 

#EquinoxResort
Hashtag your photos so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Axe Throwing

Date: Sep 10, 2022
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer. 

Vermont Wildlife - Up Close

Date: Sep 24, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Come and meet live reptiles, birds and mammals from the Green Mountain State. We'll meet some live animals from Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation. 

@TheEquinoxResort

Take lots of photos and tag us on Instagram so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Meet the Raptors

Date: Oct 01, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Hawks, Owls and Falcons will come for an up close look at these incredible predators and discover what it takes to be a raptor. 

#EquinoxResort
Hashtag your photos so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Axe Throwing

From: Oct 01, 2022 to Oct 15, 2022
When: Every Sat - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Come throw some Axe with Generation Axe. All ages are welcome. We allow as young as 10 years old on the axe throwing trailer.  

Vermont Wildlife - Up Close

Date: Oct 08, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Come and meet live reptiles, birds and mammals from the Green Mountain State. We'll meet some live animals from Southern Vermont Natural History Museum and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation. 

@TheEquinoxResort

Take lots of photos and tag us on Instagram so your friends can follow along with your journey….

Meet the Raptors

Date: Oct 15, 2022
When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. Hawks, Owls and Falcons will come for an up close look at these incredible predators and discover what it takes to be a raptor. 

#EquinoxResort
Hashtag your photos so your friends can follow along with your journey….

The Snowman Garden

From: Nov 26, 2022 to Mar 04, 2023
When: Every Day - All Day
Where: The Lincoln Lawn
Category: Resort

Do you want to build a snowman? Visit the Snowman Garden all winter long.

Monster Trax Shoes

From: Dec 01, 2022 to Mar 10, 2023
When: Every Day - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Resort

Kids can explore the snow with Monster Trax Snow Shoes available at the resort. If Adults want to join in the fun, adult snow shoes are also available to rent from Bradley’s Pro Shop and The Mountain Goat. 

Sledding on the Hill

From: Dec 02, 2022 to Mar 18, 2023
When: Every Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat - All Day
Where: Burr & Burton
Category: Resort

Grab one of the resort sleds & then head out for some old-fashioned winter fun. Then on your way in, warm-up and relax by one of the fires.
 

Chief Happiness Officer

Meet Cooper

Equinox Resort's most popular employee, Golden Retriever, Cooper, Chief Happiness Officer. Cooper's tasks include greeting guests with the #EquinoxPawsUp greeting. Cooper will also concentrate his canine efforts on creating memories with all of our guests and making everyone feel at home.

  1. FOLLOW COOPER

Throw Some Axe

Axe Throwing

All ages, 10+ years old on the axe throwing trailer. Select Dates Include; 6/10, 6/17, 7/2, 7/23, 8/13, 8/27, 9/2, 9/10, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15

Meet Reptiles, Birds & Mammals 6/25, 7/16, 8/6, 9/3, 9/24, 10/8

Vermont Wildlife

We'll meet some live animals from the Green Mountain State and have opportunities to talk about northeastern wildlife in this engaging presentation.

  1. Up Close

Visit with Hawks, Owls & Falcons 6/4, 7/2, 7/30, 8/20, 9/10, 10/1 & 10/15

Meet the Raptors

Meet live birds of prey in this interactive and informative visit from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.

  1. LEARN MORE

Something for Everyone.

The Perfect Gift is Just a Click Away

Dining, Spa, Golf or Overnight Getaways.

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Join Us Saturdays at 10am

GOLDEN HIKES WITH “JAY & COOPER”

Join Jay & Cooper, our Chief Happiness Officer for a casual hike on the 914-acre Equinox Preserve. Dress for the weather, comfortable shoes, a water bottle, your sense of adventure and your four-legged friends! (Kids Under 13 must be accompanied by an Adult)

  1. LEARN MORE

On the Lincoln Lawn

Lawn Games

Challenge them to a friendly game of croquet, corn hole and more...

  1. PLAY

Challenge Yourself on Our New Disc Golf Course

Discover Disc Golf

Pick up your discs at Falcon Bar & some cocktails to go. Discs also can be picked up at the Front Desk during the day.

Saturdays & Sundays

Summer Kayaking on Equinox Pond

Rent a resort kayak for a ride on the flat, scenic Equinox Pond and enjoy the day, the fresh mountain air and the views. Check in with our front desk and our Equinox adventure expert will meet you at the Pond to help get you launched.

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