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Celebrate with The Essex Resort

Holiday Dining in Junction or The Tavern

Please Note: Select times are still available – booking up fast . For Christmas Eve or Christmas Day reach out separately for smaller parties, reservations or assistance.


December 18th from 9-11am

Join us for a very special Breakfast at The Essex Resort and get a chance to meet a very special visitor straight from the North Pole.

Santa Breakfast is priced at Adults - $27  / Children 3-12 Years - $13  /  Kid's 2 & Under Eat Free / Reservations are Required


Join us for The Essex First Annual Gingerbread House Building Contest

Thursday, December 22 from 5:30 - 7PM

Entry is $75 per house / Cash Bar Available / Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams including; One Night Stay with Breakfast, $150 Dinner for Two in Junction, $75 Gift Card for The Tavern


Gingerbread House Kits & Workshops

Gingerbread Workshops

Build a Gingerbread House with Cook Academy Chefs! $50 Per House, Saturdays & Sundays @11am. 
November 26th - December 25th - Class sign-ups coming soon!

Gingerbread House Kits

Kits will also be available to purchase in the gift shop. Give as a gift or keep for yourself to build in your guest room or at home for $35 per kit. (Please note there are limited quantities per day - If planning on buying more than 2 kits, please call ahead and place an order by calling 802-878-1100 ext. 1430)

Life Sized Gingerbread House

Visit our Giant Gingerbread House in the Lobby after December 3rd. The perfect backdrop for your holiday Instagram posts.

Vermont-ing Holiday Experience

Save 15% on a quintessential Vermont Holiday. Nestled between the Adirondacks & Green Mountains, Lake Champlain & Burlington, with two award-winning restaurants, daily Cook Academy classes & a full-service spa, your Holiday retreat awaits. Evenings by the firepit, festive lights, antiquing, shopping, adventure & delicious holiday meals served in Junction or Tavern. Indulge in the essence of Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa over the Holidays & be welcomed into a world of culinary delight.  The Essex is your home for lasting memories you are sure to remember for years to come. Book now to save 15% off Stays, Gingerbread Cook Academy Workshops & Kits as well as 15% Off Weekday Spa Services.

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(844) 258-7212

Indulge in the essence of Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa over the Holidays and be welcomed into a world of culinary delight.  The Essex is your home for lasting memories, and culinary experiences you are sure to remember for years to come.  Package includes:

  • Save Up to 15% Off Room Rate
  • 15% Off Cook Academy Gingerbread House Workshops
  • 15% Off Gingerbread House Kits
  • 15% Weekday Spa Services (Valid for any services Monday- Thursday)
  • Nightly S’mores By the Firepit
  • Snowman Building in the Snowman Garden
  • Snowshoes for Onsite Exploration

Some black out dates apply. Discounts for Spa & Cook Academy are valid with overnight package only. Pre-registration required for cook academy workshops & spa services as spa availability is limited & Gingerbread House Workshops are extremely popular.