Calendar of Events



SEPTEMBER 4 - 7 (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 12 & 13 (Sat-Sun)
18th 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 Reggae Day, featuring the Fear Nuttin' Band, Soul Rebel Project, High Hopes Band, Dub Apocalypse, and Jah Spirit on the Main Stage with Treehouse! and Merrimack Delta Dub Set on the Side Stage.

Sunday features rock legend Pat Travers on the Main Stage and Andy Cummings on the side stage with more acts to follow!


SEPTEMBER 19-20 (Sat.-Sun.)
25th Annual Kidsfest

Sponsored by Market Basket... 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 Market Basket vendors! 


OCTOBER 3-4 (Sat.-Sun.)
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.

OCTOBER 8-12 (Thur.-Mon.)
25th 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.


OCTOBER 10 (Sat.)
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. 

OCTOBER 17 (Sat.)
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!


OCTOBER 17-18 (Sat.-Sun.)
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. 



NOVEMBER 13 (Fri.)
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.


NOVEMBER 20 (Fri.)
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!
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Please note: During Summer and Fall the lodge and premises may be closed to the public during private events.



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