Event Calendar

Trailfest at Wachusett Mountain

Celebrate National Trails Day and learn about your local hiking trails and trail supporters. Join the fun by taking a hike, learning and participating in trail work, and meeting the local organizations maintaining and conserving trail lands. 

The North Face Endurance Challenge

Wachusett Mountain creates the setting for this race where on a clear day features views of Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire, the Berkshires to the west, and the Boston Skyline to the east. Runners will navigate the trails of Wachusett Mountain, summiting on multiple occasions before hopping on the Midstate Trail to Leominster State Forest home of scenic ridgelines and lakeshore views. The terrain ranges from rolling unpaved fire roads to more technical, single track and multi-use trails. Distances vary from 50 miles, 50K, Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K. 

Vanessa Marcotte 5K

Annual 5k race in memory of Vanessa Marcotte to support the Vanessa Marcotte Foundation. The foundation strives to achieve their goals of creating a world where women are free from objectifications and harassment.

Cars & Coffee Wachusett

Sponsored by the Getchell Companies. An open car show format featuring a variety of vehicles, music (DJ), food options and car-related vendors. Leads right into the Wachusett Summer Food Truck Festival. 

Summer Food Truck Festival

Join us for a summer day on the mountain at the Wachusett Summer Food Truck Festival filled with food trucks, live music, craft beer, our scenic SkyRide to the summit and an all-around great atmosphere! Bring the whole family for this fun event.

Labor Day Sale

A full weekend of fantastic sales on ski and snowboard equipment and winter apparel at our annual MTNside Labor Day Sale. Blowout pricing on leftover items! Special "Family Fun Days" featuring activities for the kids on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12-4pm.

Music & Craft Beer

Enjoy live music along with the best regional & local craft brews from 12-5pm on Saturday & Sunday and 12-3pm on Monday. Vote for your favorite to win the "Top Tap" trophy and preferred tap position in the Coppertop for the 2018-19 winter season.

FarmFresh Fest

4th 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! This event is now a one-day event, so plan ahead and don't miss out!


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! 


9th 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.

Columbus Day Sale & Swap

Bring in your used equipment to sell for cash or Wachusett credit, then grab something new, or at least new to you while you're here! Enjoy Craft beers outside along with a BBQ and live music! There's even a moonbounce  and the kids ski slope learning area!

Apple Pie Contest

10th Annual Great New England Apple Pie Contest
Join this amateur-only, two division apple pie contest, now in its 10th year and continuing to grow! Entrants receive two complimentary admission tickets to AppleFest and winners receive great prizes and the admiration of all their fellow bakers!


35th 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, along with additional family entertainment.


2nd Annual OktoberFest
Join us for this great German-themed Oktoberfest Celebration with great German Music, specialty food, beer and entertainment! 

Food Truck Festival

3rd Annual Food Truck Festival presented by the Food Truck Festivals of America. Enjoy live music, a beer tent and plenty of food to keep you full and happy all day long.