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.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26
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.

DATE CHANGE! SATURDAY, APRIL 1
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 11:45am and awards will be presented on the back deck.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 2ND
Pond Skim

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. Registration will take place in the lobby before the event. (weather dependent, date may change)

SATURDAY, MAY 13
Wachusett Mountain Hill Climb

Presented by Optimum Performance Cycling, join this early season 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. Details and Registration!!

Saturday-Sunday, June 10-11 
The North Face Endurance Challenge

The North Face Endurance Challenge expands it's east coast presence with the addition of a Massachusetts based event here at Wachusett Mountain. Trail runners can choose from a variety of event distances over the two-day weekend event ranging from a 5K to 50-miler. More details and registration can be found HERE!

SEPTEMBER 1-4 (Fri-Mon) 
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" featuring activities for the kids on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12-4pm.

 

September 2-4
Live Music Under the Tent

Enjoy live music by a local musicians from 12-6pm on Saturday & Sunday and 12-3pm on Sunday. We'll gather under the big tent on the grounds and there will be a BBQ and Beer for purchase.

SEPTEMBER 9-10(Sat-Sun)
3rd Annual Farm Fresh Festival

Join us for a Celebration of the Massachusetts' Agricultural & Specialty Food community featuring locally grown and produced foods! 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 live music and let the kids have fun in our petting zoo and pony rides! 

SEPTEMBER 23-24 (Sat-Sun)
27th Annual KidsFest

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 vendors! More details on specific shows and entertainment will follow as we get closer to the event. 

SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1(Sat-Sun)
8th Annual BBQFest

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! The event benefits the Greg Hill Foundation.

OCTOBER 5-9 (Thur-Mon) 
27th 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. Special "Family Fun Days" featuring activities for the kids along with live music are on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11am-4pm.

OCTOBER 7 (Sat)
Sail the Rails Jam

Join us for our Sail the Rails 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.

OCTOBER 14 (Sat)
8th 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!

OCTOBER 14-15 (Sat-Sun)
34th 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 live music, the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off, Apple Pie Baking and Eating Contests. We'll have Jonathan Woods and his Rapotor Project show along with additional family entertainment.

OCTOBER 21-22
OktoberFest

Join us for our NEWEST Fall Festival! We've pulled out the OktoberFest theme from our Applefest festival and created a whole new event focused around great German Music, specialty food, beer and entertainment! We'll also have our SkyRide running for the great fall foliage and have well over 100 craft and farmers' market vendors.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Food Truck & Craft Brew Festivaltt

Join us at Wachusett for Food Truck Festival of America's Food Truck and Craft Brew Festival. There will be dozens of trucks, the SkyRide will be running and you certainly won't leave hungry. Go to FTFOA for full details and tickets!