Sugarbush To Host Inaugural Memorial Day Pig Jig and Auction Off Heaven’s Gate Chairs

Warren, VT (May 21, 2024) – Sugarbush Resort is hosting its first ever Memorial Day Pig Jig at Mt. Ellen on Saturday, May 25th. The classic pig roast will feature live music, water pong on the deck, corn hole, and other lawn games. The roast pig will be served with traditional sides for $18/plate. The event is family friendly event and free to the public. Green Mountain Lounge will be open and serving drinks. GuitFiddle will be playing from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM and Wild Leek River Band will be playing from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Doors open at 11:00 AM.

Coinciding with the Pig Jig is a CHAIRitable Giving event. The resort will be auctioning off 5 chairs from the old Heaven’s Gate Triple, silent auction style. Each chair will be benefitting a community partner.

Chair 1: Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports

Chair 19: Hannah’s House

Chair 58: Mad River Valley Community Pantry

Chair 40: High Fives Foundation

Chair 84: Kelly Brush Foundation

Additional chairs will be available for sale later this spring. Purchasers must pick-up chairs either after the event or on the following dates between the hours of 11 AM and 4 PM: July 6th – 7th, July 13th – 14th, July 20th – 21st. Heaven’s Gate chairs measure approximately 63”x76” and weigh 150 lbs. Add an additional 55” for the hanger. A pickup truck or trailer, along with 2 able-bodied individuals and straps for securing the chair, will be needed to load and transport. Pickup will be located behind the Gate House Lodge.

For more information on the Pig Jig and the CHAIRitable Giving event visit


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