Fall Festival

Oct. 6th and 7th

Fall Festival

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    October 6th and 7th, 2018
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Celebrate the end of summer with events and activities for the whole family at the annual Fall Festival! Whether you make it a day trip or a weekend getaway, we're happy to help you celebrate the best of fall in the Western Mountains of Maine. 

New this year -- skydiving! See below.


19th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship
11AM slopeside at South Ridge

35th Annual Blue Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair
9AM-5PM in South Ridge Lodge

Regional artists and artisans exhibit paintings, fine jewelry, pottery, woodworking, photography, and more.

Music Festival 
1PM to 5:30PM slopeside at South Ridge 

1PM- 2:30PM Harsh Armadillo

Nominated for Best Act in New Hampshire 2018.

2:45PM- 5PM Roots of Creation: Grateful Dub Tour

A reggae-infused tribute to the Grateful Dead. Voted #1 best band in 2017 according to the New England Music Awards.

VIP Wine Tent
Noon to 3PM slopeside at South Ridge
This year's wine tent is going to the next level. Sample your share of wine paired with delicious oysters and specialty foods from Chef Harding Lee Smith of The Mountain Room.

Teton Gravity Research Film Premiere: Far Out
8-10PM at the Gem Theater in downtown Bethel
Get psyched for ski season with TGR's newest ski movie at Bethel's independent movie theater, located at 23 Cross Street. 


35th Annual Blue Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair
9AM-3PM in South Ridge Lodge

5th Annual New England Corn Hole Championship
10AM slopeside at South Ridge
Registration is now open! Grab a partner and start practicing now because serious cash is up for grabs, along with the title of New England Cornhole Champion. Only $30 per team to enter. $600 cash prizes are up for grabs for the top 3 teams. 

'Bloody Sunday' Tent
10AM to 2PM slopeside at South Ridge
One tent dedicated to everything Bloody Mary. We provide the vodka and tomato juice, you choose from over 25 fixings including a shrimp bar.

Music Festival
10AM to 3PM slopeside at South Ridge

10AM-12PM  OC and the Offbeats

12:30PM-2:30PM Chris Ross and the North

Nominated for Best Album of the Year, Best Song of the Year, and Best Live Act of the Year at the 2018 New England Music Awards.

Worship Service
10AM slopeside in Barker Mountain base area

All Weekend

Skydiving from Jump & Raft

What better way to see the fall foliage then taking a plane ride, then jumping out! This skydive experience will take about an hour: 30 minutes to sign in, 20 minutes of scenic flight over Sunday River, 30 seconds of freefall with a nice 7-minute parachute ride as you glide back to earth. Cost of the skydive is $249 ($229 for season pass holders) and an extra $99 if you want a video. The location will be at the Bethel Airport with a weight limit of 230lbs. To purchase, call 1-877-586-7672 or visit Jump & Raft Website or Facebook Page

Sunday River Sports Pre-Season Sale  
9AM to 5PM at the Discovery Center
Find great buys on demo equipment, apparel, and this season's newest gear. 

Mountain Park
10AM to 4PM slopeside at South Ridge
Enjoy mountain biking, scenic lift rides, zipline tours, twin zips, 18-hole disc golf, a bungee trampoline, and a climbing wall at Sunday River's Mountain Park.

Wagon Rides
10AM to 4PM slopeside at South Ridge
Come meet Belgian draft horses Ben and Bill and nestle in for a free wagon ride around scenic Sunday River.