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.

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

GRAVITY WARS
This terrain park event is open to all competitors.  A slopestyle event in the Bob Skinner's Six O' Three, participants will receive several runs on the course to attain the best score and win a cash prize provided by our park event sponsor, Golf and Ski Warehouse.

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 27
SPRINGFEST
Enjoy an acoustic evening with Matisyahu in the Sunapee Lodge. His breakout album "Live at Stubb’s” reached #1 in the Reggae Albums Chart and #30 on the Billboard 200. His hit songs include 2010 Winter Olympics theme song "One Day", "King Without A Crown", and fan-favorite "Sunshine". Currently performing in support of his fifth studio album, "Akeda", described by Matisyahu as his most personal album to date, this intimate performance will feature songs across Matisyahu's broad musical career.  Stephen Kellogg, just coming off his sold out tour in Europe and the U.S., will open for Matisyahu.  Tickets now on sale!

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
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.