Wassail Weekend Kicks Off A Flurry of Holiday Celebrations at Woodstock Inn & Resort

Woodstock Inn resort offers an idyllic experience during the Christmas season with wreathes and decorations adorning the property

The Woodstock Inn & Resort is offering festive, value-added packages for visitors to enjoy another enchanting holiday season in Woodstock, VT. Winter events officially begin with Wassail Weekend, December 7 – 9, 2012, named one of Vermont’s top 10 winter events by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.

Wassail Weekend highlights include a holiday crafts fair, Yule Log and memory tree lighting and a walking house tour of six notable Woodstock historic homes that welcome visitors inside for rare peek of seasonal décor. In the evenings, the Campbell Brothers gospel group takes the stage at Town Hall, while local actors perform a Christmas Vaudeville show at the Yoh Theater. The main attraction is Saturday’s town-wide parade with more than fifty horses and riders dressed in holiday attire and costumes from the early 19th century. Additionally, throughout the weekend Billings Farm & Museum offers hands-on experiences such as making historic Christmas ornaments, candle dipping and horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides, weather permitting.

The resort’s Wassail Weekend Package is available December 7 – 9, 2012 starting at $920 per couple for the weekend. The stay includes:
-Two Nights Luxury Accommodations
-Admissions to Campbell Brothers at The Town Hall on Friday
Wassail Feast Dinner at The Woodstock Inn on Saturday evening
-Tickets to Christmas Vaudeville at The Yoh Theater on Saturday night
Holiday Homes Tour on Saturday

A two-night minimum stay is required, rate does not include Vermont states taxes and per day resort fee. To book the special package, visit www.woodstockinn.com or call (888)-481-8802.

Pre-Holiday B&B Package, New Year’s Gala

Also, the Woodstock Inn & Resort is offering a pre-holiday B&B Package for guest to relax and rejuvenate before the holidays with rates starting at $179 per night, a savings over 30%.

The special rate is valid now thru December 20, 2012. Rates start at $179 on weekdays, and $199 on weekends. The package includes luxurious accommodations for one night (but you can add nights); and hearty Vermont breakfast for two (for reservations, call 888-329-4919 or http://www.woodstockinn.com/ )

To close out the year, Woodstock Inn & Resort will host a New Year’s Eve gala that features a five course gourmet dinner with dishes made from locally sourced produce, cheeses and meats, a midnight champagne toast and dancing with music by the High Rollers. Gala tickets are $99 per person, not including taxes and gratuity. (For reservations call 888-481-8802.)

Holiday Cheer

Woodstock Inn resort offers an idyllic experience during the Christmas season with wreathes and decorations adorning the property, a soaring tree and a roaring lobby fireplace. During Christmas week guests can choose from Alpine or Nordic skiing, rejuvenating in The Spa at the Woodstock Inn & Resort and picking up last minute holiday gifts on Main Street. Children will be occupied with daily activities in the game room, swimming in the indoor pool and more. The Inn will also be hosting a sumptuous Christmas Day dinner with all the traditional fixings.

Throughout the winter season Woodstock Inn & Resort provides guests with a number of dining and recreational options to enhance their stay. The Red Rooster, the resort’s award-winning fine dining restaurant emphasizes a menu using fresh, local ingredients sourced from the best purveyors in New England. Richardson’s Tavern offers a cozy old-world atmosphere with a full bar and live music. Resort activities include Suicide Six, a 23 trail mountain, the Nordic Center which offers more than 60-kilometers of cross country skiing and a 41,000 square foot Racquet & Fitness Club, which includes indoor tennis courts, indoor racquetball courts, a 30-by-60 foot indoor lap pool, a whirlpool, workout equipment and a steam room and a sauna. The 10,000 square-foot LEED-certified spa offers a nature-inspired ambiance and treatments including the signature winter selection, Deep Forest, which features a gentle exfoliation of the body and is followed by a massage.

Located in idyllic Woodstock, Vermont, the Woodstock Inn & Resort defines country sophistication in one of New England’s most charming and popular year-round vacation destinations. The 142-room, AAA Four Diamond Resort and member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, offers award-winning dining in three restaurants, ranked among the finest in New England. The Woodstock Inn & Resort is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation, Inc. Proceeds from Resort operations support The Woodstock Foundation and Billings Farm & Museum education and conservation programs.

For more information, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Woodstock-Inn-Resort, visit www.woodstockinn.com or call (888)-481-8802.

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