Calendar of Events

2014 Fall Festivals/Events


Oct. 4-5 - MTNside Winter Warm Up Days
11 am - 3 pm.  First 100 people in store receive a complimentary scenic SkyRide.  Complimentary cider and cider donut while supplies last.  Also earn a FREE Early Season Lift ticket when you spend $100 in the store, enjoy a snack or Mountainside BBQ, pick up your new season pass and check out all the latest gear and apparel in MTNside Ski & Ride Shop. The new season is only a few weeks away - make sure you're ready!

Oct. 9-13 - 24th Annual Columbus Day Weekend Ski & Board Sale & Swap
Bring in your used equipment to sell for cash or Wachusett credit! Buy new skis or snowboard with cash or the credit you earn! This is the perfect chance to upgrade your gear for the coming winter. Details | Add to Calendar

Oct. 11 - Fun In The Sun Rail Jam
Our 1st park even of the season! A great annual tradition and warm-up for the season ahead! Details | Add to Calendar

Oct. 18-19 - 31st Annual AppleFest
Our most popular fall festival celebration including over 70 craft exhibitors, farmers' market, special family fun side shows both weekends! Kids entertainment and peak Fall foliage viewing from the SkyRide. Details
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Oct. 19 - 3rd Annual Cider House 5K
A fun, yet challenging scenic 3.1 mile race that loops throughout the mountain, including fire roads and hiking trails. Details
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Oct. 25-26 - 5th Annual New England BBQFest
The fun continues weekend two with crafters, farmers' market, entertainment-- and the finger-licking great time fo the BBQ Fest! Details
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Nov. 21 - 4th Annual Winter Fire Celebration
Join us for a showing of the NEW TGR Ski Film, enjoy live music and great food, along with some outdoor fire pits and smores! A great night for the whole family! Details
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2014-15 Pre-Season Events

Nov. 16 - Instructor Training Course Begins
Learn to be a ski or snowboard instructor. Course continues weekends through mid-December. Call Thom Norton at 978-464-3301.

Nov. 22 - Official Start of the 2014-2015 Ski Season
Weather Permitting. Think snow!


Interested in hiking Wachusett Mountain? Check out the State Reservation site or stop by our lodge for hiking trail maps.

Festival Vendors
Vendor information packets are typically mailed out in late April / early May. Please email to be added to this year's mailing list. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE HERE!


We are constantly updating our calendar!
Check back for more updates!

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

Want to be a Craft Fair OR Farmers' Market VENDOR at one of our fall festivals? CLICK HERE for more details.


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