Press Releases

The latest and greatest news from Sunday River Resort

Looking for the latest news? Check out the list below or shoot us an email at communications@sundayriver.com.

May 11, 2020
    • New England Pass Resorts Launch Pass Promise Program for 2020/21
    •  Season pass purchasers for Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain to receive season-length assurance, rollover option, and loyalty discounts with an extended deadline and payment plans. 

May 1, 2020
    • Media Statement Regarding Sunday River Brewing Company Reopening
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Apr 7, 2020
    • Brian Heon Named General Manager for Sunday River Resort
    • Dana Bullen to continue to lead as the resort's president. 

Mar 15, 2020
    • Boyne Resorts suspends operations at New England resorts
    • COVID-19 Response for Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain

Mar 5, 2020
    • 2020/21 Ski Season Passes announced for Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain with New Offerings, Benefits
    • New Platinum Pass and 5-Day Passes added to New England Pass products

Feb 5, 2020
Jan 14, 2020
    • New Lifts, Terrain, Products Make Learning Easy at Sunday River
    • Three surface lifts, terrain based learning, and Green Pass new for 2020 winter season

       

Jan 13, 2020
    • Two Gould Academy Athletes Compete in Youth Olympics
    • Students qualified for alpine skiing and snowboardcross events for Lausanne 2020

Dec 23, 2019
    • New Service at Sunday River Offers Snow Sports Clothing Rentals
    • Partnership with Arrive Outdoors makes skiing and riding easier and less expensive with high-end apparel

Dec 20, 2019
    • Theme Weeks, Weekends Offer Specialized Experiences at Sunday River
    • Upcoming events feature special activities, après-ski, and ski and stay lodging packages for families, seniors, and LGBTQ community

Dec 8, 2019
    • Ho, Ho, Ho! Over 200 Skiing Santas Hit the Slopes for a Good Cause
    • The weekend's Santa-themed celebrations at Maine's Sunday River Resort raised a record-breaking $6,200 for The River Fund.

Dec 2, 2019
Nov 9, 2019
Nov 7, 2019
    • Sunday River Resort Plans Opening Day for Saturday, November 9
    • Maine ski area uses 10 percent increase in water capacity for snowmaking for head start on winter.

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Nov 2, 2019
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Oct 4, 2019
    • First Snow: Sunday River Catches Flakes on October 4
    • Early morning snow squall leaves 1" of new snow.

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Sep 30, 2019
    • Wife Carrying Championship Marks 20th Competition at Sunday River’s Fall Festival
    • North American Wife Carrying Championship, New England Cornhole Championship, and more featured at Maine ski area's Columbus Day Weekend event.

Jul 28, 2019
Jul 10, 2019
    • Play Maine’s Top Scenic Golf Courses and Save with New Golf and Lodging Package
    • Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Belgrade Lakes teaming up for two-day golf and stay offer

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Jun 25, 2019
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May 17, 2019
    • Sunday River Resort Announces Head Golf Professional, Opening Day for Golf Club
    • Jerry Roman to oversee golf course, which opens for the season on June 8, 2019

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May 13, 2019
    • Sunday River Resort to Manage Golf Course Operations
    • Partnership with current Sunday River Country Club owners to enhance summer offerings for Maine ski resort

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Apr 19, 2019
    • Sunday River to Match Contributions to Local Organization’s Fundraiser for Youth Enrichment
    • Donors for The River Fund's Month of Giving will receive prizes and access to special events


       

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Apr 14, 2019
Mar 21, 2019
    • Maine Brew Fest Returns to Sunday River on April 13
    • Over 100 Maine craft beers available to sample at ski area beer festival


       

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Mar 11, 2019
    • During Maine’s Snowiest Month, Sunday River Prepares for Spring with New Events
    • Maine ski area plans a series of events on and off the slopes for the spring ski season

       

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Mar 7, 2019
    • Sunday River Appoints Steve Boulanger as Vice President of Mountain Operations
    • Long-time Sunday River team member promoted from Ski Operations Director to senior leadership role as of Friday, March 8

       

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Feb 26, 2019
    • Ikon Pass Unlocks Winter Season 19/20 on March 5, 2019
    • Benefits Include Renewal Discounts, Spring Access, New Payment Plan, Expanded Child Pass Promotion

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Jan 17, 2019
    • 9th Annual GLBTQ Weekend Returns to Sunday River in Partnership with OutRyders
    • Pride-inspired weekend features retro dance party, après-ski, and ski and stay lodging packages

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Dec 13, 2018
    • Play Hooky: Sunday River Offers Kids Ski Free Weeks
    • Kids ski and stay free when visiting with their favorite adult on select weeks this winter

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Aug 16, 2018
    • Double Down: Sunday River Resort Undergoes Phase One of Snowmaking Project to Double Capacity
    • Maine ski area will see a 15 percent increase in water capacity for making snow in 2018-19 season through new pipeline and pump

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