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Parrothead at Spring Festival

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Presented by Bud Light Lime

April 3, 2015 - April 5, 2015

Birds of a Feather Party Together!

This annual spring event is Sunday River's way of celebrating another great season. Spring rites of passage include live music, a margarita mix-off, cover bands, and a key lime pie eating contest, all taking place at White Cap Lodge.

2015 Parrothead Lodging Packages

To take full advantage of all of the skiing, sun, and parties at Parrothead, you'll want to spend the full weekend here. Luckily for you, we make it easy with a special ski and stay deal starting at just $125 for lodging and lift tickets.

The main stage will feature live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday, from Jimmy Buffet covers and calypso bands to caribbean rock and nautical jams.

Friday

3PM Tim Charron
Spend apres at the Foggy Goggle with live music from Tom Charron.

9:30PM Gang of Thieves
Late night entertainment at the Foggy Goggle from Gang of Thieves, Vermont's premier funk rock and roll band.

Saturday

11:30AM-1:30PM Corona Brothers Band
Maine's premier Tropical Rock band from Saco, ME.

 

1PM Slip and Flip (cup)
One of our favorite summer activities just got better! That's right, we're combining the ol' slip and slide with Flip Cup for our first annual Slip & Flip Tournament. 16 teams will compete in a head-to-head single elimination slip and flip competition. 

Never played? Here's how it works: It's a relay style competition where contestants will slip and slide down Lower Moonstruck to a table at the bottom. On the table will be a cup for each contestant, who must drink the beverage in the cup, place the empty cup down on the edge of table, and then flip the cup to land upside down using only your finger. When your cup has successfully been flipped, the next person will be sent down the slip and slide to flip their cup. First team to finish flipping their last cup wins and advances to the next round.

Each team will consist of five people who are over the age of 18.  The entry fee is $10 per team and all proceeds will go to the Sunday River Community Fund. The first 16 teams to complete and submit the registration form will get a chance to win Sunday River's very first Slip & Flip Tournament.  

1:45-3:45PM Ramajay InterCoastal
A collaboration between Quincy Yeates and Tall Paul, along with a rhythm section that brings unbelievable talent, this Island/Rock approach to music is one you won't want to miss! Paul and Quincy worked together to develop a musical and personal friendship, and established Ramajay InterCoastal.  If you're ready for some infectious grooves, catchy melodies, and intriguing lyrics, be sure to check them out at Parrothead Festival!

3PM Margarita Mix-Off
Local restaurants come together to compete in the highly-anticipated Mararita Mix-Off. You can purchase tickets ($1 per test drink) before entering the Mix-Off area and we highly recommend getting in line early (we always run out of samples). After sampling, be sure to fill out your ballot for the People's Choice award. 100% of the ticket sales goes to charity. Judge's results and the People's Choice award will be announced immediately after the event on the main stage. Please register by Sunday, March 29.

4-6PM The Island Castaways Band
In 2008, The Island Castaways formed as a Jimmy Buffett tribute group. Since then, they have evolved into one of New England's most popular Trop Rock bands.  You can expect their live shows to feature a mix of originals and classics, with a little tropical feeling thrown in the mix.  Tired of the cold and ready for the summertime sun?  Join The Island Castaways and get excited for the warmer days to come. 

Sunday

8AM Easter Egg Hunt
Happy Easter! South Ridge Lodge will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 8AM on Sunday morning.

12-3PM BaHa Brothers Band
The BaHa Brothers band was born in 1992, when friends and band mates Jay Gonsalves, Bill Strojny, and Matt Wasylow decided that there was a need for a beach party, "happy hour" type band in the Cape Cod and Boston areas. The BaHa Brothers hail from Taunton, MA.  

1PM Spam Carving ContestParrothead 2014
This is a serious sport. We have people who practice, repeat winners, young and elder competing in this annual event. Contestants have a set ammount of time to sculpt their multiple cans of spam into a fine piece of art. The winner, chosen by the applauding crowd, takes home all the glory. Registration ends 30 minutes prior to the event.

2PM Key Lime Pie Eating Contest
On Sunday, the sweet-toothed (or the hungover) endulge in the favorite dessert of Parrothead, locally-made key lime pies from Valley View Orchard. Cheer them on as they battle their way to victory in front of the main stage.

Spend the Night

To take full advantage of all of the skiing, sun, and parties at Parrothead Festival, you'll want to spend the full weekend here. Luckily for you, we make it easy with a special ski and stay deal that includes lift tickets and lodging.