Mount Sunapee Special Events

Every year Mount Sunapee hosts a ton of events that are fun for the entire family.  Dates are subject to change however so please call to confirm dates.

November 2014

November 21-22
MT. SUNAPEE AREA SKI CLUB ANNUAL SKI SWAP
Drop off items Friday evening between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.  Ski swap is Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Spruce Base Lodge.  Largest ski swap in the area, on both floors of Spruce Lodge.

December 2014

December 13
MT. SUNAPEE AREA SKI CLUB HOLIDAY GATHERING
Public is welcome.  Hosted by the Mt. Sunapee Area Ski Club and is a benefit for Toys for Teens and Tots.  Sunapee Lodge.  4:00pm-6:00pm.

December 13-14
BOB SKINNER’S SKI & SPORT DEMO DAYS
Test this winter’s skis and snowboards from Rossignol, Head, Volkl, Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard, Fischer, Burton, Roxy, Gnu and Lib Tech.  On the beach at Mount Sunapee.   Demo Days are free but a credit card or valid driver's license will be required in order to demo equipment.

December 14   
MOUNT SUNAPEE “CARES & SHARES”
Ski or ride the entire day for just $35 with a contribution of five non-perishable food items. Benefits local families and food shelters.

December 26
SUGAR ON SNOW CELEBRATION
Sample delicious sugar on snow from Ben's Sugar Shack in Newbury, NH.  Other maple products are on sale on the patio at Sunapee Lodge.

December 27
JINGLE JAM RAIL JAM
A rail jam in the Bob Skinner’s Six O’ Three terrain park.  Cash prizes provided by Golf & Ski Warehouse.

December 31
NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION IN GOOSEFEATHERS PUB
Ring in the New Year “Sunapee” style at Goosefeathers Pub. Goosefeathers Pub will remain open serving a special family menu until 8:00pm. There’s a DJ playing music and the fireworks begin at 9:00pm on Eggbeater trail outside the Pub.

January 2015

January 10-11
MASTERS RACE
GS on Saturday, Slalom on Sunday

January 12-15
18th ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND WINTER SPORTS CLINIC
FOR DISABLED VETERANS

This event sponsored by NEHSA (New England Handicapped Sports Association) promotes rehabilitation by instructing physically challenged veterans in adaptive alpine snowsports. Veterans from across the country attend this event. Visit nehsa.org.

January 24
MACOMBER CUP
USSA Giant Slalom

January 25
BOB SKINNER CUP
USSA Race for U12-U14 

January 31
MT. SUNAPEE AREA SKI CLUB POT LUCK DINNER & SILENT AUCTION
Public is welcome.  Hosted by the Mt. Sunapee Area Ski Club.  Annual meeting and silent auction to support youth programs.  6:30pm.

February 2015

February 7
NEHSA’S ANNUAL SKI-A-THON/RIDE-A-THON
Benefits NEHSA (New England Handicapped Sports Association), New England’s premier adaptive program serving skiers and snowboarders with physical and mental challenges. Visit nehsa.org.

February 7
USSA FREESTYLE SLOPESTYLE

February 8
USSA FREESTYLE MOGULS

February 14
VALENTINE’S DAY FUN ON THE SLOPES
Features a “Heart Hunt” on the slopes with lots of prizes and other activities.

February 17
MOUNTAIN DEW VERTICAL CHALLENGE
A fun, all-day event for the entire family, with a dual slalom race, prizes, giveaways, and après-ski awards party. This is a family party open to all that you won’t want to miss.

February 20 (and every Friday through March 20)
TGIF RACING LEAGUE
Dual slalom recreational race league open to the public.  Team format.  Includes post-race party and video.  Culminates with the Mark Parris Memorial Race on March 20.

February 28
5th ANNUAL WINTERWILD.COM RACING
Winter Wild is a race up to the summit and back down.  Grab your skis, snowshoes, favorite running shoes or whatever and join the fun!  Awards by footwear category and ages.  Extensive raffle.  Starts at 6:30am.  For more information go to winterwild.com or cdenning@teamamp.org.   603-558-2352

March 2015

March 3
6th ANNUAL WINTER WOMEN’S SPORTS CLINIC
This event is sponsored by NEHSA (New England Handicapped Sports Association) which promotes rehabilitation by instructing physically challenged women veterans in adaptive alpine snow sports. This is a one day event designed for Disabled Women Veterans. Women veterans from across the county attend this event. Visit nehsa.org
  
March 7
NEHSA CORPORATE SKI CHALLENGE
Teams compete for the Corporate Challenge Cup as a fundraiser for the New England Handicapped Sports Association. Visit nehsa.org.

March 11-15
BOB SKINNER’S SKI & SPORT DEMO DAYS
Test next winter’s skis and snowboards from Rossignol, Head, Volkl, Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard, Fischer, Burton, Roxy, Gnu and Lib Tech.  On the beach at Mount Sunapee.   

March 12
RETURNING VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY
This event is sponsored by NEHSA (New England Handicapped Sports Association). This one day event is designed to honor and thank all returning Veterans and their families. All Veterans are welcome to attend. Visit nehsa.org

March14
McCRILLIS DINNER
Public is welcome.  Hosted by the Mt. Sunapee Area Ski Club.  Honors an individual who has contributed to the sport of skiing in memory of National Ski Hall of Fame member John W. McCrillis. Sunapee Lodge, 6:00pm.

March 15
9th ANNUAL DUMMY BIG AIR CONTEST
Dummy skiers and snowboarders are launched off a huge ramp. Great spectator event. Prizes awarded for best-designed dummies, biggest air, and best crash.  Awards and après-ski party.

March 17
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
Look for shamrocks hidden on the mountain and win prizes. Join us at Goosefeathers Pub for Irish fare.

March 21
27th ANNUAL CHIP GILROY T-SHIRT RACE
One of the biggest alpine races of the year in New Hampshire.  Fundraiser for the Chip Gilroy Fund, which supports research, prevention, treatment and cure of childhood cancer at Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

March 28
17th ANNUAL SLUSH CUP
It’s Wet & Wild! Join in the fun as participants ski and snowboard across a 90 foot man-made pond. Tons of prizes and entertainment.

March 28
SPRINGFEST
Spring Concert with performers TBD

March 28
ALL FOOLS’ RAIL JAM
A rail jam in the Bob Skinner’s Six O’ Three terrain park.  Cash prizes provided by Golf & Ski Warehouse.

April 2015

April 5
MOUNT SUNAPEE “CARES & SHARES”
Our second day to benefit local food shelters and families. Ski or ride the entire day for just $35 with a contribution of five non-perishable food items.

April 11
24th ANNUAL INTRAGALACTIC CARDBOARD SLED RACE  
The most intricate and professionally designed sleds you will ever see vie for bragging rights in one of Mount Sunapee’s premier events. Join us for the best racing west of Loudon.

May 2015

May 23
MOUNT SUNAPEE ADVENTURE PARK OPENS
The Mount Sunapee Adventure Park at South Peak features a 2 ¼ hour Canopy Zip-Line Tour, Segway® PT Excursions, an Aerial Challenge Course, a Championship Disc Golf Course, Miniature Golf, Airbag Jump & Climbing Wall Tower, Beck Brook Mining Sluice and Interpretive Hiking Trails.  Fun, excitement and challenge for the whole family.  

May 30
MOUNTAIN MUCKER OBSTACLE RACE
A 5K obstacle race on Mount Sunapee featuring 14 obstacles for competitors age 12 and older.  It’s a weekend festival featuring live music, food & beverage and activities and entertainment for the whole family.  Mini-Mucker and Micro-Mucker for kids ages 5-11. To register and for more information visit www.themountainmucker.com.