Calendar of Events

2014 Summer & Fall Events

May 3 - Cinco de Mayo Rail Jam
Join us for the 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Rail Jam. This epic event gives skiers and riders one more chance to dazzle on the rails before summer break finally kicks in. But Cinco de Mayo isn't just for jammers - all are welcome to join us for a BBQ & music on the back deck from 12-3pm.

May 10 - Wachusett Mountain Hill Climb
Cycling Race from Route 140 to the Wachusett Summit, via the summit road. Post-race activites held at Wachusett Mountain.

May TBD - Music for Life/Rock and Run
Wachusett Village Inn hosts the 6th Annual Music for Life teams up with the 2nd Annual Rock and Run-- a day filled with fresh air, live music and plenty of entertainment for everyone.

May TBD - Earth Day Clean Up
Our annual day to give back to Mother Nature and clean up the mountainside.

May 24 - Central Mass Striders Mountain Race
21st Annual Wachusett Mountain Trail and Road Race

June TBD - National Trails Day - At Wachusett Reservation Details

August 16 - MusicFest #1 & The Return of the Wachusett to Wachusett Road Race
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for great music on the mountain. Great food, brews and our scenic stage area make this a highlight for all music fans. More details to follow!

August 29 - MTNside Ski & Ride
Opens for the 2013-2014 Season! Visit

August 29 - Sept 1 - Labor Day Sale
Awesome value-packed deals await you at MTNside Ski & Ride. Huge savings on ski and snowboard packages- blow-out prices on winter apparel including parkas and pants.

Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 - Labor Day Family Fun Days

Sept. 7 - 17th Annual MusicFest
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for great music on the mountain. Great food, brews and our scenic stage area make this a highlight for all music fans.

Sept. 20-21 - 23rd Annual KidsFest
Two days of music, food, and fun! Enjoy tons of interactive games, lively performances and favorite walk-around characters. Enjoy the barbecue and food tents. View the fall foliage from the SkyRide!

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.

Oct. 11 - Fun In The Sun Rail Jam

Oct. 18-19 - 31st Annual AppleFest
Our most popular fall festival celebration including over 70 craft exhibitors, farmer's market, special family fun side shows both weekends! Kids entertainment and peak Fall foliage viewing from the SkyRide. 

Oct. 18 - 3rd Annual Cider House 5K

Oct. 25-26 - 5th Annual New England BBQFest
The fun continues weekend two with crafters, farmer's market, entertainment-- and the finger-licking great time fo the BBQ Fest! 

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!

2014-15 Pre-Season Events

Nov. TBD - Instructor Training Course Begins
Learn to be a ski or snowboard instructor. Course continues weekends through mid-December. Call Bruce McDonald at 978-464-3105.

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.


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.


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There's always something FUN going on at Wachusett! Check out this great video of Grammy-nominated band FUN performing live at Wachusett in January 2013!

There's always something FUN going on at Wachusett Mountain!
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