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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 2016

November 18-19
Drop off items Friday evening between 12:00pm and 7:00pm.  Ski swap is Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Sunapee Base Lodge. Largest ski swap in the area, on both floors of Sunapee Lodge.

 December 2016

December 10
MT. SUNAPEE AREA SKI CLUB HOLIDAY GATHERING
Public is welcome. Co-hosted by the Mt. Sunapee Area Ski Club and Mount Sunapee Alpine Program. This isa benefit for Toys for Teens and Tots. There is also a Pot Luck Supper and Silent Auction to benefit the Chip Gilroy Fund at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Sunapee Lodge at 6:00pm

December 10-11
BOB SKINNER'S SKI AND SPORT DEMO DAYS

Test this winter's skis from Rossignol, Head, Volkl, Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard, and Fischer. On the beach at Mount Sunapee.

December 11
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 27
MAPLE SUGAR CELEBRATION
Sample delicious maple cotton candy from Ben's Sugar Shack in Newbury, NH. Other maple products will be on sale on the patio at Sunapee Lodge.

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 until 8:00pm. There will be a DJ playing music and the fireworks begin at 9:00pm on Eggbeater just outside the Pub.  

December 31
JINGLE JAM RAIL JAM
A rail jam in the Scott Six O' Three Terrain Park. Cash prizes provided by Golf & Ski Warehouse.

January 2017

January 7-8
MASTERS RACE
GS on Saturday, Slalom on Sunday

January 9-12
20TH ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND WINTER SPORTS CLINIC FOR DISABLED VETERANS
This event is sponsored by NEHSA (New England Healing Sports Association), which promotes rehabilitation by instructing physically challenged veterans in adaptive alpine snowsports. Veterans from across the country attend this event. Visit nehsa.org for more info.

January 22
BOB SKINNER CUP

USSA Race for U12-U14

January 28
MT. SUNAPEE AREA SKI CLUB APRES-SKI
Public is welcome. Hosted by the Mt. Sunapee Area Ski Club. Hors d'oeuvres and Annual Meeting. 4:30pm in Sunapee Lodge.

February 2017

February 4
NEHSA'S 32ND ANNUAL SKI-A-THON/RIDE-A-THON
Benefits NEHSA (New England Healing Sports Association), New England's premier adaptive program serving skiers and snowboarders with physical and mental challenges. Visit nehsa.org for more info.

February 4
USSA FREESTYLE SLOPESTYLE

February 5
USSA FREESTYLE MOGULS

February 14
VALENTINE'S DAY FUN ON THE SLOPES (BRING YOUR CRUSH)
Features a "Heart Hunt" on the slopes with lots of prizes.

February 17 (Every Friday through March 24)
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-Rick Hall Memorial Race on March 24. 

February 18
MT. SUNAPEE AREA SKI CLUB APRES-SKI
Public is welcome. Hosted by the Mt. Sunapee Area Ski Club. Hor d'oeuvres and entertainment. 4:30pm in Sunapee Lodge.

March 2017

March 4
31ST ANNUAL NEHSA CORPORATE SKI CHALLENGE
Teams compete for the Corporate Challenge Cup as a fundraiser for the New England Handicapped Sports Association. Visit nehsa.org for more info.

March 7
8TH ANNUAL WINTER WOMEN'S SPORTS CLINIC
This event is sponsored by NEHSA (New England Healing Sports Association), which promotes rehabilitation by instructing physically challenged women veterans in adaptive alpine snowsports. This is a one day event designed for disabled women veterans. Women veterans from all across the country attend this event. Visit nehsa.org for more info.

March 15-19
BOB SKINNER'S SKI AND SPORTS DEMO DAYS
Test next winter's skis from Rossignol, Head, Volkl, Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard, and Fischer. On the beach at Mount Sunapee.

March 16
RETURNING VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY
This event is sponsored by NEHSA (New England Healing 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 for more info.

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

March 18
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. Reservations are required; call 603-763-3500.

March 18
WE ARE SUNAPEE PARTY

March 19
COSTUME DAY

March 24
MARK PARRIS-RICK HALL MEMORIAL RACE
This is the final race for the TGIF Racing League. Open to the public. Team format. Includes post-race party and video in Goosefeathers Pub.

March 25
28TH 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 26
MUELLER CUP
An open mogul competition on Upper Flying Goose Trail. 1:00pm start.

April 2017

April 1
19TH ANNUAL SLUSH CUP
It's wet and wild! Join in the fun as participants ski and snowboard across a 90-foot man-made pond. Tons of prizes and entertainment.

April 1
SPRINGFEST CONCERT
Stay tuned for concert performers. Previous performers include O.A.R., Barenaked Ladies, Guster, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, John Popper from Blues Traveler, KT Tunstall, Matisyahu, Marc Roberge, Chadwick Stokes, and the Pete Kilpatrick Band.

April 2
ALL FOOL'S RAIL JAM
A rail jam in the Scott Six O' Three Terrain Park. Cash prizes provided by Golf & Ski Warehouse.

April 2
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 8
26TH 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 2017

May 27
MOUNT SUNAPEE ADVENTURE PARK OPENS
The Mount Sunapee Adventure Park at South Peak features a 2 and 3/4 hour Canopy Zip-Line Tour, Downhill Mountain Biking in the Evolution Bike Park, an Aerial Challenge Course, a Championship Disc Golf Course, Miniature Golf, Airbug Jump & Climbing Wall Tower, Beck Brook Mining Flume, and Interpretive Hiking Trails. Fun, excitement, and challenge for the whole family!