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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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Falcon Live - Music with Sam Blanchette

Date: Nov 06, 2021
When: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Falcon Bar and By The Fire Pit
Category: Resort

Join us Saturday nights as we go live with your favorite local musicians. As the tunes play, grab a cocktail from Falcon Bar, enjoy the warmth of the fire pit & the fresh mountain. Looking for company? Tag us @EquinoxResort on IG so your friends know where to join you.

 

Sledding on the Hill

From: Nov 26, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
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.
 

The Snowman Garden

From: Nov 27, 2021 to Mar 26, 2022
When: Every Day - All Day
Where: The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort Spa
Category: Resort

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

Monster Trax Shoes

From: Dec 01, 2021 to Mar 20, 2022
When: Every Day - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: The Essex, Vermont's Culinary 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. 

Mindful Yoga

From: Dec 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
When: Every Fri, Sat - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Spa at The Equinox
Category: Spa

Visit our Life Size Gingerbread House

From: Dec 03, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021
When: Every Day - All Day
Where: The Equinox Resort & Spa
Category: Special Events

Watch as our culinary team begins to build The Equinox's own Life Size Gingerbread House perfect for that phot op. #EquinoxSnowExcuses

Santa Snaps with Cooper

From: Dec 03, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
When: Every Fri - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: The Library
Category: Special Events

Donning a Santa suit and seated amidst festive decor, Equinox’s chief happiness officer Cooper will pose for pictures with both hotel guests and local friends. Santa Snaps Cooper is available by reservation only on December 3, 10, 17. Santa Snaps with Cooper is priced at $10 per person. 5:00, 5:10, 5:20, 5:30, 5:40, 5:50. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the local animal rescue shelter, Second Chance Animal Center. 

Reservaations will open soon.

Music, The Fire Pit & Cocktails with a View

Falcon Live - Live Music

Join us Saturday nights at 8pm as we go live in Falcon Bar.

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

Snow Zone - Follow the Signs - Snowmen at Work

Snowman Garden

Snowman Kits also available for sale in the Gift Shop - Snow Excuses - It's Time for Fun

  1. Do You Want to Build a Snowman

Weekends On The Lincoln Lawn

S'mores by the Firepit

S'mores Kits Available for Purchase in the Gift Shop or at the Front Desk

  1. Make it Sweet

Chief Happiness Officer

Santa Snaps with Cooper

Equinox’s chief happiness officer will pose for pictures with both hotel guests and locals and is available by reservation only Fridays in December from 4-5pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the local animal rescue shelter, Second Chance Animal Center.

So Much Fun

Monster Trax Snow Shoes

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.

  1. Kid Approved!

Equinox Gift Cards

The Perfect Gift is Just a Click Away

Dining, Spa, Golf or Overnight Getaways. Something for Everyone.

  1. LEARN MORE

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

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

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.

Join Us in December for a Special Holiday Brunch

Santa Brunch

Don't forget to bring your Christmas List!

Bring Your Own Skates and Hit the Ice

Outdoor Skating Rink

Perfect your figure eights on our outdoor ice rink. Whether you're an accomplished skater or a beginner, take to the ice with the bright winter sun or in the late afternoon with the glow the fire pits.

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