Calendar of Events



AUGUST 27-28 (Sat-Sun)
2nd Annual Farm Fresh Festival

Join us for a Celebration of the Massachusetts' Agricultural & Specialty Food 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! CHECK IT OUT!

SEPTEMBER 2 - 5 (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 LIVE music and activities for the kids on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12-4pm. SEE MORE!

SEPTEMBER 10 & 11 (Sat-Sun)
19th 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 two stages along with a Mountainside BBQ, our traditional BEER-FEST-OF-ALE, a Classic Car Show presented by the Pike FM on Sunday, local craft vendors and our Scenic Summit SkyRide. See More!

Saturday is Country Day!

Sunday is Rock/ Blues Day!

SEPTEMBER 24-25 (Sat.-Sun.)
26th 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!

OCTOBER 1-2 (Sat.-Sun.)
7th 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.

OCTOBER 6-10 (Thur.-Mon.)
26th Annual Columbus Day Ski/Board  Sale & SwapSale/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 are on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. 

OCTOBER 8 (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 15 (Sat.)
7th 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 15-16 (Sat.-Sun.)
33rd 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.

 Cider House 5K Run/Walk

Join us for our Annual race to kick off the second day of AppleFest. the Cider House 5K takes place on off-road terrain across the mountain and finishes with Apple Cider and Donuts from Red Apple Farm!

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!


We are constantly updating our calendar!
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Please note: During Summer and Fall the lodge and premises may be closed to the public during private events.