Reindeer Quest Kicks Off the Holiday Season in Stowe November 25 – December 24
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“Shop Stowe & Win” during month-long annual holiday shopping adventure
Stowe, Vermont, November 20, 2017 – Holiday shopping is an adventure in Stowe during Reindeer Quest from November 25 through December 24, 2017. Explore Stowe shops, restaurants and activities in the historic village and on the Mountain Road during the month-long holiday shopping event for a chance to win prizes.
“Reindeer Quest is a festive event that brings together shoppers and local businesses during the holiday season,” said Amy Morrison, executive director, Stowe Area Association. “It’s a fun way to create new or renew holiday shopping traditions with family and friends. Stowe is a great place to find quality gifts with a variety of stores from the mountain to Main Street.”
Reindeer Quest Cards are available at participating businesses as well as the Stowe Visitor Information Center, located at 51 Main Street. Shoppers will receive a colored stamp on the Reindeer Quest Card for every purchase at participating businesses. Reindeer Quest Cards with five or more different colored stamps can be redeemed at the Visitor Information Center, Once Upon a Time Toys or Tangerine & Olive. Each participating business will have a reindeer sign in the window indicating which color will be stamped upon purchase.
Upon redemption, customers will draw for a $10 instant gift certificate and be entered to win a weekly prize (valued at a $50 or more) and a grand prize. Weekly drawings will be held every Monday during Reindeer Quest. Official rules and a full list of prizes valued at more than $4,000 are available at www.gostowe.com/reindeerquest.
Small Business Saturday marks the start of Reindeer Quest. Guests are encouraged to visit the Small Business Saturday Welcome Center on November 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens. “Shoppers will have a chance to support locally owned businesses in Stowe while making an adventure out of holiday shopping,” added Kate Carpenter, owner, Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens and Decisions Clothing. An active participant in the Stowe retail community, Carpenter also is a member of the Stowe Area Association Board of Trustees.
Nearly 50 shops, restaurants and activities are participating in Reindeer Quest, including: AJ’s Ski & Sports, The Bagel, Ben & Jerry’s, Billie Jean Vintage, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, The Boutique, The Butchery, BunyaBunya, Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant, Commodities Natural Market, Cork Wine Bar & Market of Stowe, The Country Store on Main, Decisions Clothing, Doc Ponds, Elements at the Spa at Stoweflake, Ferro’s Estate & Custom Jewelers, Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery, Harrison’s Restaurant & Bar, Harvest Market, Helen Day Art Center, In Company Clothing, Inside Out Gallery, Laughing Moon Chocolates, Miller’s Country Outfitters, Once Upon a Time Toys, Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge, Pinnacle Ski & Sports, Robert Paul Galleries, Salon Salon, Shaw’s General Store, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe Bee Bakery & Café, Stowe Cider, Stowe Craft Gallery, Stowe Mercantile, Stowe Parks & Recreation, Stowe Public House, Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens, Stowe Wine & Cheese, Sunset Grille & Tap Room, Sushi Yoshi, Tangerine & Olive, Trapp Family Lodge: Outdoor Center, Trattoria La Festa, Uncle George’s Flowers, Von Bargen’s Jewelry, von Trapp Brewery Retail Shop and Yellow Turtle.
Visit www.gostowe.com/reindeerquest for information about Reindeer Quest including a full list of participating businesses. Shoppers are encouraged to tag their photos with the hashtags, #reindeerquest and #shopstowe.
Located at the foot of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, the idyllic mountain town of Stowe, Vermont has hosted travelers for more than 200 years. A true four-season destination of international renown, Stowe offers endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, from summer activities to world-class skiing, and many unique ways to “Escape the Ordinary.” Visitors will find great value in more than 100 shops and restaurants and many locally-owned lodging establishments, ranging from full-service resort spas to quaint bed and breakfasts. For more information visit www.gostowe.com.
Marketing Manager, Stowe Area Association
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