Mount Sunapee Special Events

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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.

February 2016

February 6
NEHSA’S 31st 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.

February 6
USSA FREESTYLE SLOPESTYLE

February 7
USSA FREESTYLE MOGULS

February 13
ABSOLUTELY MAGIC
Andrew Pinard of Absolutely Magic, will be strolling through Sunapee Lodge performing sleight-of-hand magic table-side between 11:00am and 1:00pm.

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

February 16
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 19 (and every Friday through March 25)
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 25.

February 27
6th 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.

March 2016

March 1
7th 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 5
30th 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.

March 10
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

March 12
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 13
10th 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 16-20
BOB SKINNER’S SKI & SPORT DEMO DAYS
Test next winter’s skis from Rossignol, Head, Volkl, Nordica, Dynastar, Blizzard and Fischer.   On the beach at Mount Sunapee.   
 
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 26
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.

April 2016

April 2
18th 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.

April 2
SPRINGFEST CONCERT
An Acoustical Evening with Marc Roberge (O.A.R) and Chadwick Stokes (Dispatch/State Radio). Tickets go on sale Monday, February 15.  Doors open at 6:00pm

April 3
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 3
MUELLER CUP
An open mogul competition on Upper Flying Goose trail.

April 3
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 9
25th 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 2016

May 28
MOUNT SUNAPEE ADVENTURE PARK OPENS
The Mount Sunapee Adventure Park at South Peak features a 2 ¼ hour Canopy Zip-Line Tour, Downhill Mountain biking in the Evolution Bike Park, an Aerial Challenge Course, a Championship Disc Golf Course, Miniature Golf, Airbag Jump & Climbing Wall Tower, Beck Brook Mining Flume and Interpretive Hiking Trails.  Fun, excitement and challenge for the whole family.