Fall Festival
October 12-13, 2024

Fall Festival

October 12-13, 2024
Fall Festival

Celebrate Fall in the Mountains

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    October 12-13, 2024
  • Family
    Family Friendly
  • Coin
    Free

Celebrate the arrival of fall in the mountains with a day trip or a weekend getaway to Sunday River's annual Fall Festival. With classic and quirky events like the North American Wife Carrying Championship, our annual Sunday River Sports Sale, scenic chairlift rides, and more, you won't want to miss this event during peak foliage season. 

Rain or shine, our events are happening, and we're still celebrating Fall Festival Weekend! Join us in the lodge or under our large slopeside tent. We've got you covered!

2024 Schedule 

Saturday, October 12
  • 40th Annual Blue Mountain Arts & Crafts Fair
    South Ridge Lodge | 9AM-5PM
    Shop many local artisans for unique gifts throughout all three floors of the South Ridge Base Lodge.
  • Maine Beer Box
    Slopeside at South Ridge 
    Sample Maine craft beer from the 78 taps on the Maine Beer Box
  • Scenic Chondola Rides
    Slopeside at South Ridge | 10AM-4PM
    Take in views of the foliage from high above with a scenic chairlift ride on the resort's Chondola. Don't forget your season pass or RFID card.  If you buy online  and have your RFID card  you can go direct to lift.  Need a card? You can pick it up at a PUB in the Welcome Center to save time. We recommend riding early in the day to ensure access and avoid downloading delays.
  • Sunday River Sports Annual Sale 
    South Ridge Lodge | Details coming soon!
    Stock up for ski season with great deals on gear, clothing, outerwear, logo items, and more from Sunday River Sports.
  • 25th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship
    Slopeside at South Ridge | 10AM
    Nothing brings you closer together than carrying your partner through a 278-yard obstacle course. This signature Sunday River event presents the winners with the wife's weight in beer and five times her weight in cash. Registration coming soon!
  • Wine Tasting 
    Details coming soon!
  • Live Music
    Sunday, October 13
    • 40th Annual Blue Mountain Arts & Crafts Fair
      South Ridge Lodge | 9AM-3PM
      Shop many local artisans for unique gifts throughout all three floors of the South Ridge Base Lodge. 
    • Maine Beer Box
      Slopeside at South Ridge 
      Sample Maine craft beer from the 78 taps on the Maine Beer Box
    • Scenic Chondola Rides
      Slopeside at South Ridge | 10AM-4PM
      Take in views of the foliage from high above with a scenic chairlift ride on the resort's Chondola. Don't forget your season pass or RFID card.  If you buy online  and have your RFID card  you can go direct to lift.  Need a card? You can pick it up at a PUB in the Welcome Center to save time. We recommend riding early in the day to ensure access and avoid downloading delays.
    • Sunday River Sports Annual Sale 
      South Ridge Lodge | Details coming soon!
      Stock up for ski season with great deals on gear, clothing, outerwear, logo items, and more from Sunday River Sports.
    • 10th Annual New England Cornhole Championship
      Slopeside at South Ridge | 10AM
      Grab a partner and start practicing because serious cash and bragging rights are up for grabs. Registration is open now for just $34 per team. 
    • Live Music
    • The Jordan Spa

      Open Daily | Relax, unwind, and rejuvenate. Enjoy a wide variety of spa services including massages and body treatments.

    • Sunday River Golf Club

      Closed for the season | One of the most spectacular mountain golf courses in the country, with stunning views and dramatic elevation changes.

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