Event Calendar

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Rail Jam in the Terrain Park and a Deck Party!

Wachusett 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 activities held in the Wachusett Mountain Base Lodge. Details and Registration!

Central Mass Striders

The 27th Annual Wachusett Mountain Race (3 Mile & 10K) 

AMC Trails Fest

In the spirit of National Trails Day, we bring together Worcester County's outdoor community and celebrate ALL trails - hiking trails, bike paths, waterways, climbing routes, and more!

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.

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, Mountain Music & Craft Beer Party

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! Clearance Sale runs Friday to Monday and our special Mountain Music and Craft Beer Party runs Saturday-Monday.

Beer Fest-of-Ale

Enjoy a wide selection of beers on tap and in the can from an assortment of vendors. Tastings and flights will be available as will a variety of food from assorted food truck vendors. This event if for the beer lover, but don't worry, there will be hard cider and wine available as well. The Skyride will be running and a small selection of vendors will be on hand. We'll also have live music throughout the event to keep everyone entertained.


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! 


Great BBQ, lively music, plenty of beer on tap, 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! 


3rd Annual OktoberFest
Join us for this great German-themed Oktoberfest Celebration with great German Music, specialty food, beer and entertainment! 

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!


36th 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, Apple Pie Baking and Eating Contests, along with additional family entertainment.

Great New England Apple Pie Contest

11th 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!

Fall Food Truck Festival

Annual Food Truck Festival presented by Wachusett Mountain this year. Enjoy live music, a huge selection of beer and plenty of food to keep you full and happy all day long.