Calendar of Events

UPCOMING EVENTS @ WACHUSETT

We are constantly updating our calendar!
Please continue to check back for updates!
 

Please note: During Summer and Fall the lodge and premises may be closed to the public during private events.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7
Night Race League Kick-off Party

Come sign up your team or just hang out for the evening with fellow racers as we get ready to start the season. There will be entertainment from Goslings Rum, raffle prizes and plenty of beer... so don't forget to join the Mug Club! See the full schedule of race dates HERE!

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13
Maple Room Vendor Fair

Join us in the Maple Room from 5-8pm for a night out featuring local vendors there to help you knock off some items from your holiday shopping list. The Black Diamond will be serving up food specials and the bar will be open. Bring your friends!

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17-18
USSA Skillsquest

A youth race development opportunity, featuring top USSA coaches in a clinic setting. Contact the Wachusett Ski School for more information.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17
Polar Express Celebration

Enjoy a day full of activities, including a showing of the Polar Express movie, hot chocolate a very special visit from Santa!! See Details

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 
Winter Kickoff Celebration

Join Wachusett and 92.5 The River for an apres ski party featuring Grits and Groceries Orchestra, winner of the 2016 Boston Blues Festival! Come ski throughout the day, then relax on the back deck with some live music, a cash bar and the kickoff to a great season ahead!  

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18
MTNSIDE DEMOFEST

Join us for a demo extravaganza featuring ski, snowboard, telemark and back country equipment. Reps from Armada, Atomic, Head, K2, Burton, Fischer, Kastle, Nordica, Parlor, Ride, Rossignol, Salomon and Volkl will be on site to demo equipment. Purchase a lift ticket/demo package for only $29.95. Season Pass Holders can get in on the action too! Anyone interested should arrive to MTNside Ski & Ride and you can purchase your pass and demo there. For full details, call MTNside at 978-464-2626.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21
Shortest Day Of The Year Celebration

December 21st may be SHORT on daylight hours, but it's HIGH on fun here at Wachusett Mountain. Come celebrate the first day of winter with a short celebration on the shortest day of the year!

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25
Christmas Day

Enjoy the holiday morning with you family and friends then come join us for skiing and riding starting at 4pm for the night session! Maybe you can use some of that new gear Santa left you under the tree! 

BEGINNING MONDAY, DECEMBER 26th
December Vacation Week

Get the kids out of the house and on the slopes for a fun-filled week of skiing or snowboarding! We'll have ongoing activities throughout the week to keep the kids entertained when they take a break from the snow. 

VACATION WEEK DATE TBD 

Science on the Slopes - with the New England Aquarium

Join members of the New England Aquarium to learn about how animals stay warm in the colder months and colder water temperatures. Kids will get a hands-on experience through their 'touch tank' program and get to see and touch crabs, starfish and more!

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31
New Year's Eve Celebration

Ski or ride in the New Year! The lifts will be spinning until midnight and we'll have live music in the Coppertop from 9-12pm, fireworks at 10pm and great food and beverage packages! 

JANUARY
National Safety Awareness Month

Safety Week was such a great idea, they decided to turn it into Safety Month! Skiers and Riders are encouraged to learn about all aspects of mountain safety. We have great contests and incentives to make sure our skiers and riders know their responsibility code, respect their own safety, and respect the safety of others as they're shredding the slopes! See Details

JANUARY
Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month

January is the perfect time to learn to ski or ride. We have great incentives running all month long to help with the transition from pavement to snow! Bring a friend and you'll both save!

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 - THURSDAY, MARCH 16  
Women's Clinics Start

 

Join other female skiers and riders for an on-snow clinic to improve your skills and progress your skiing. The program runs for 10 weeks (excluding Feb. 23rd) and packages are available for 10 dates or 5 dates. Details & Registration 

 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JANUARY 7-8
Norton Luge Challenge

Experience the Fastest Sport on Ice® in a slope-side setting, with help from USA Luge Olympians, international medalists and coaches. Learning the basics of accelerating, steering and stopping; take practice runs on a recreational version of a luge sled down a track with curves and timing equipment. Open to adults and children (age 10 & older).

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
WMRT Michael Higgins Race Tri-State U12/U14

Wachusett Mountain Race Team race on Lower Smith.

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
WMRT U16 GS

Wachusett Mountain Race Team race on Smith.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Groundhog Day

Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? Will winter continue? Let's hope for a few February snowstorms to keep us going strong well into spring!

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5 
Superbowl Sunday Party

We'll be celebrating in the Coppertop regardless of who makes the Big Game!

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Valentine's Day Celebration

What better way to spend Valentine's Day than a day on the slopes with that special someone? Enjoy 2-for-1 demos, tasty sweets from Red Apple Farm, and wrap up the day with dinner in the Black Diamond or drinks & music in the Coppertop!

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20 
Presidents' Day

Enjoy the extra-long weekend by making the trek out to Wachusett for some fun on the slopes, live music in the Coppertop and great food at the Black Diamond!

SATURDAY thru SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18-26 
February Vacation Week

School's out and the kids are eager to have some fun. Sign them up for Vacation Club and they'll have fun while you relax! Enjoy family-friendly activities all week long including entertainment, music, and our famous Polar Balloon Races!

 

VACATION WEEK DATE TBD 

Clif Big Air Bag Contest

Join us for our first Air Bag event of the season! Prizes for best "Hang Time" and "Best Trick."

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 
2017 
MIAA Alpine State Championship
 

Watch as the top high school athletes from across the state compete in Slalom and Giant Slalom races in this Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Assosication 2017 event!

SATURDAY, FEBURARY 11 
Tri-State/Buddy Werner Ski Race

View this youth race on Challenger as kids ages 6-18 race to prove who's got the early season edge!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
Camp Sunshine Polar Plunge

You'll be "Freezin' for a Reason" when you sign up to raise money for Camp Sunshine--a place that provides respite, support, joy and hope to children with life-threatening illnesses and their immediate families through various stages of a child’s illness. Take the icy plunge yourself, or donate online HERE (coming soon)!

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 
Ralph Crowley Classic

Join this open-to-all race which takes place on the challenging Smith Walton Trail. It's a one run race so give it all or nothing! You don't need to be a Night League Racer to participate!

SATURDAY, MARCH 4
Race League Great Race

The top 30 placing teams from the Night Race League will compete for top honors as they take on the challenging Smith Walton course in the Wachusett Great Race!

SUNDAY, MARCH 5 
Race League Good Race

The 31-60 placed teams from Wachsuett Night League Racing will compete on Challenger in the Wachusett Good Race.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17
Green Day Celebration

Don your finest shades of green as you celebrate on the slopes before the sun sets and the celebrations really begin. Enjoy special food and beverage options and mountain-wide savings throghout the day. Live music in the Coppertop from 5-8pm.