Weekend of Alpine Ski Racing and Live Music Free and Open to the Public, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2019
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont’s Killington Resort has announced the entertainment lineup for the Homelight Killington Cup. Taking place November 29-December 1, the World Cup will once again bring the best women’s technical alpine skiers in the world together with engaging music concerts, movie screenings and more. Killington will host free concerts throughout the weekend featuring Grace Potter, Recycled Percussion, Twiddle and DJ Logic. Headliner, Grace Potter, and Sunday’s act, Twiddle, both hail from the Green Mountain state.
Recycled Percussion is an interactive band from New Hampshire, Mikaela Shiffrin’s home state, that got their big break after placing third on America’s Got Talent. Additional entertainment includes the World Cup Festival Village, fireworks, parades and a Friday night bib draw featuring top athletes.
“This year’s entertainment truly showcases the state of Vermont and our neighbors to the east – New Hampshire. All of Killington is excited to welcome back record-breaking crowds to watch the fastest female ski racers in the world take on the Superstar trail,” says Jordan Spear, director of marketing and sales for Killington Resort. “The combination of talented artists and world-class athletes make World Cup weekend a one-of-a-kind experience for our guests.”
Killington is the largest ski and snowboard destination in Eastern North America and part of POWDR.
Weekend Schedule Highlights
- Friday: Festival Village, Athlete Bib Draw with Recycled Percussion performance, and fireworks
- Saturday: Festival Village, opening parade featuring Vermont youth ski racers, giant slalom race with DJ Logic performing between runs, Grace Potter performing after the second run, Warren Miller Entertainment’s “Timeless” movie and Wobbly Barn Party
- Sunday: Festival Village, opening parade featuring New England youth ski racers and slalom race with Twiddle performing between runs
“The Killington Cup event has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition for many east coast skiers who love the fun and festive environment of world-class ski racing at The Beast,” says Herwig Demschar, chair of Killington’s World Cup Local Organizing Committee. “The three-day event is free and open to the public with a music lineup more entertaining than ever. The combination of cheering fans, outstanding athletes and outdoor concerts is a great way to kick off ski season.”
The full weekend schedule is available at Killington.com/worldcup.
While the ski races and concerts are free and open to the public, a limited number of tickets for premium viewing areas for the giant slalom and slalom races and preferred parking are still available for purchase. VIP ticket packages are also still available at kwcfgivesback.org in partnership with the Killington World Cup Foundation, which supports athlete hospitality and provides grants to support winter sports infrastructure and access to winter sports throughout the region.
For additional information about Killington Resort and the 2019 Audi FIS World Cup, please visit killington.com/worldcup.
About Killington Resort
Killington Resort is a four-season destination sitting on 3,000 acres in the heart of Central Vermont’s Green Mountains. The Beast of the East boasts 92 miles of diverse snow sports terrain spread across six peaks including Pico Mountain, served by the most expansive lift network and snowmaking system in Eastern North America. After the snow melts, Killington features an 18-hole championship golf course, the family-friendly Snowshed Adventure Center, 35 miles of mountain biking trails with expansion underway with Gravity Logic, plus 15 miles of hiking trails. The seemingly infinite après, dining, and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 55 years. Killington is part of the POWDR portfolio.
Source: KILLINGTON, VT (October 1, 2019) – Visit www.killington.com for more information and be social with #beast365.