Calendar of Events

2014-2015 WINTER EVENTS CALENDAR

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Ralph Crowley Classic

Join this open-to-all race which takes place on the challenging Smith Walton Trail. You don't need to be a Night League Racer to participate!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28
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 1
Race League Good Race

The 31-60 placed teams will compete on Challenger in the Wachusett Good Race.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
Mass Senior Games

Join us for the Massachusett Senior Games Alpine Skiing Championshiops!  Giant Slalom and Super-G courses open to men and women over 40. Luncheon to follow racing! Sign up now by clicking HERE.

SATURDAY- SUNDAY, MARCH 7-8
Special Olympics Winter Games

Join more than 100 Special Olympics athletes from across the state as they compete in a variety of races throughout the weekend in the 2015 Winter Games. Details

FRIDAY, MARCH 6
WXLO's "Dig for Cash"

Join WXLO for their annual "Dig for Cash" at Wachusett Mountain from 4-10pm! We're giving people a shot to win their share of $5,000 in cash! Visit any Bay State Savings Bank and make a $25 donation, and you'll receive a lift ticket for the day of the event!

FRIDAY, MARCH 13
K2 Women's Demo Day

Join other women skiers & snowboarders for the turns, the talk and the sunshine! Enjoy a continental breakfast, take runs down a NASTAR course or shred in the Terrain Park, all while testing out the newest demo models from K2!!

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14
Race League Decent Race

The remainig Night League teams (61 and up) will compete on an extended Challenger Course in the Decent Race! Post race gathering with food, prizes and fun.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15
YOU, Inc. Skifest

Wachusett is once again hosting the YOU, Inc. skifest fundraiser! This annual event supports YOU, Inc. in their efforts to provide every child and their family with exceptional services to help put a bright and productive future within reach.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 15
Local Heroes Day

Together with the Home Base Program, Wachusett welcome military service members, past and present, for a day of skiing and riding. Special discounts for military members and their families and activities on and off the slopes.

TUESDAY, MARCH 17
Green Day Celebration

Don your finest shades of green as you celebrate on the back deck to live Irish Music before the sun sets and the celebrations really begin. Enjoy special food and beverage options and mountain-wide savings throghout the day.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20
Northeast Meltdown

The final event of the Terrain Park Season! There are both Amateur and Pro Categories with a cash purse for pros and great prizes for Amateurs! 

SATURDAY, MARCH 21
Y.E.S. Day

Youth Enrichment Services will be on site to enjoy a full day of skiing and riding.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22
Cardboard Box Race

It's simple, just create a 'vehicle' in which at least one person can successfully make it to the bottom of a short downhill course using ONLY cardboard, duct tape, paint and decorations and you could win some really cool prizes. Race starts promptly at 11:00am and awards will be presented on the back deck.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
Pond Skim Party

Pull out your favorite costume, find your widest skis and test your balance as you cascade across our man-made pond to cheers from eager on-lookers, waiting patiently for the next big wipe out! Registrations will take place in the lobby before the event. Rock on with live music from 1-3pm on the back deck! Also featuring a BBQ and Beer Bar!

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 4
5th Annual Up, Down & Around Challenge

Join us for our annual adventure challenge which takes competitors on a run, bike, hike and ski all around the mountain.

SUNDAY, APRIL 5
Easter Day Celebration

Enjoy a mountain-top Easter Service in the morning, followed by an Easter Breakfast and Easter-egg hunt for the kids.

SATURDAY, MAY 9
Wachusett Mountain Hill Climb

Cycling race from Route 140 to the Wachusett Summit via the summit road. Post-race activites held in the Wachusett Mountain Base Lodge. 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15
2nd Annual Country MusicFest

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets as you relax to the music from local and national country performers. Enjoy great food, beer and vendors!

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 29-30
1st Annual Farm Fresh Festival

Join us for a Celebration of the Massachusetts' Agricultural community! Enjoy a huge farmers' market filled with locally-grown produce, animal products, crafts and much more! Taste samples from local wineries, enjoy cooking demonstrations, take in some bluegrass music and let the kids have fun in our petting zoo! Much more information to follow!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
MTNside Labor Day Sale

A full weekend of fantastic sales on ski and snowboard equipment and winter apparel. Blowout pricing on leftover items! Special "Family Fun Days" on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12-4pm.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 & 13
17th Annual MusicFest

Back this year to a 2-day event!! Voted "Best Local Music Festival" at the Worcester Music Awards presnted by Pulse Magazine, MusicFest features 6 bands on 2 stages along with a Mountainside BBQ, our traditional BEER-FEST-OF-ALE, a Classic Car Show presented by the Pike FM, local craft vendors and our Scenic Summit SkyRide.

 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19-20
25th Annual Kidsfest

Sponsored by Price Chopper... KidsFest is two full days of music, food, and family fun! Live shows, walk-around entertainment, magic shows, clowns, our scenic summit SkyRide and much more! Enjoy great food and product sampling by Price Chopper vendors!

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3-4
6th Annual BBQFest

Earlier date this year! Great BBQ, lively music, a beer tent, OysterFest, a Pig Roast and family fun entertainment all combine in this great event! Also enjoy numerous craft vendors, a farmers' market, Scenic SkyRide and more -- Benefits the Greg Hill Foundation.

THURSDAY-MONDAY, OCTOBER 8-12
25th Annual Columbus Day Ski/Board Sale/Swap

Bring in your used equipment to sell for cash or Wachusett credit! Buy new skis or a snowboard with the cash or the credit you earn! This is the perfect chance to upgrade your gear for the coming winter.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10
Annual Fun In The Sun Rail Jam

Join us for our annual Fun In The Sun Rail Jam during our HUGE Columbus Day Ski & Snowboard Sale & Swap. Test yourself on multiple features and see how well you've maintained your skills from last season. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
6th Annual Great New England Apple Pie Contest

Join this amateur-only, two division apple pie contest, now in its 6th year and continuing to grow! Entrants receive two complimentary admission tickets to AppleFest and winners receive great prizes, including Hannaford Gift Certificates!

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17-18
32nd Annual AppleFest

Our most popular fall festival celebration including over 100 craft exhibitors, a farmers' market, kids entertainment and peak fall foliage viewing from the SkyRide. Also enjoy Oktoberfest themed food specialties and German music. 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Wine, Cheese, Chicks and Skis

A fun night to connect with other female skiers and riders. Enjoy wine, food, informative lectures and demonstrations as well as sampling and access to MTNside Ski & Ride. Space is limited! Reservation information to follow.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20
5th
Annual Winter Fire

Live music, great food and drink specials, walk-around entertainment, and showings of the latest Teton Gravity Research film(s). More details to follow!

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.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Worcester Sharks - FINZ the Mascot

Great photo opportunities with the Worcester Sharks mascot FINZ!

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