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Events Calendar

Sunday River hosts all kinds of events throughout the year ranging from kids' activities to world-class competitions. Scroll down to see what's happening while you'll be visiting the resort, or to find something fun to plan a trip around.

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Christmas & New Year's Vacation Week

December 25, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Spend the holidays on the slopes of Sunday River skiing and riding the most dependable snow in New England.

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Frank Santos Jr Comic Hypnotist

December 26, 2014

Be amazed when you, your friends or strangers across the room become stars of the show, as hypnotist/comedian Frank Santos Jr. makes them believe that they are singers, dancers and much, much more.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Adam Ezra Band

December 27, 2014

The group's live performances, sweaty, passionate affairs that have been compared to those of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

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Black Diamond Entertainment presents Hoopalula's Fire Gaia

December 27, 2014

 Hoopalula takes "hooping" to the next level by adding fire to their performances!

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents: Illusionist Jason Bishop

December 28, 2014

As America's hottest illusionist, Jason Bishop, might show you a person passing through his body or make goldfish appear from nowhere.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents G-Force Laser Tag

December 30, 2014

The Grand Ballroom will be filled with inflatable obstacles, black lights, and, of course, some killer tunes, while two 15-person teams do battle.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Aldous Collins Band with 3rd Left

December 31, 2014

The Foggy Goggles New Year's Eve Bash with live music from Aldous Collins Band with 3rd Left.

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New Year's Eve Party

December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Be sure to join us to ring in the New Year in true Sunday River fashion at our mid-mountain Peak Lodge.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Shut Down Brown

January 3, 2015

Shut Down Brown bridges the gap between classic 90's R&B and its predecessor, 70's soul.

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College Week

January 5, 2015 - January 9, 2015

College Week is Sunday River's answer to hitting the slopes instead of the books. This full week of college fun comes complete with parties, live concerts, comedy shows, special events, huge bonfires, and amazing deals. 

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Sammy Adams Live at the Foggy Goggle

January 7, 2015

Mixing Shwayze-like beats, the caustic attitude of Ke$ha, and a tough version of suburban rap, Boston's Sammy Adams caused quite a stir in 2010 when his debut album topped the digital hip-hop charts the week of its release

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Red Bull Frozen Rush

January 8, 2015 - January 9, 2015

Buckle up for Red Bull Frozen Rush and watch eight 900-horsepower offroad Pro4 trucks race head-to-head on the slopes of Sunday River.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Mickey Avalon

January 10, 2015

Mickey Avalon's contagious demeanor and unique writing style has made him a hot commodity in the rap music industry.

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Peak Comedy Dinner

January 10, 2015

Ride the Chondola to our mid-mountain Peak Lodge for a unique dining experience.

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Children's Festival Week

January 12, 2015 - January 16, 2015

Many activities, including scavenger hunts, live entertainment, movies, and themed Perfect Turn kid's clinics are planned through out the week, but the best part about Children's Festival Week? Kids can ski, snowboard, rent, learn, and stay—all for free! 

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents: Benjamin Reynolds- Fire Dancer

January 12, 2015

Watch as Benjamin Reynolds lights up the evening sky with his dazzling display of fire-dancing.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents Matt Roberts - Comedy Magic

January 15, 2015

Comedian Illusionist Matt Roberts performs creative, original magic with enthusiastic audience participation. Roberts can read minds, make things disappear, and elicit hearty laughter from the crowd.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: AQUANUTZ

January 16, 2015

AQUANUTZ is not your everyday hair metal tribute band. It's "a celebration of the glamour and excesses of metal's shinier days, played from the heart - loud and proud."

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Fast Times

January 17, 2015

Fast Times plays the top dance hits of the 80s, the ultimate decade of decadence. From A-Ha to The Cure, from Madonna to Young MC, every song is an instantly recognizable 80s hit guaranteed to get audiences on their feet and dancing.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents Bruce James - Comedian Hypnotist

January 17, 2015

Comedian Hypnotist Bruce James and his assistant, former Miss New England Kelly Jean, have performed all over the country, routinely delighting audiences with an engaging combination of comedy hypnosis, and motivational speaking that "creates an unexpected and inspirational event."

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Guest Chef Peak Dinner with Lee Skawinski of Vignola Cinque Terre

January 17, 2015

Ride the Chondola to Sunday River's mid-mountain Peak Lodge for a special dining experience.

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Ski with the Wine Maker

January 19, 2015

You'll ski with a representative from August Kesseler winery in Rheingau, Germany in the morning and then rendezvous for a luncheon at Sliders in the Jordan Hotel. This unique opportunity is just $39 per person. Cost includes a three-course meal with Riesling pairings.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Never In Vegas

January 23, 2015

Never in Vegas's party trick is performing high-energy rock and roll that gets everyone on their feet having a great time! Never in Vegas is based in Boston and plays the East Coast's top venues, but they love coming up to Sunday River because, well, we throw really good parties. Cover is $10. Purchase your tickets here.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: The Joshua Tree – a Tribute to U2

January 24, 2015

As The Nation's premier tribute to U2, The Joshua Tree pride themselves with their ability to generate a unique musical experience that does not lend itself to impersonations.

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Go50 Week

January 26, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Go50 Week activities include a bourbon dinner, game nights, ski racing, and live entertainment, plus great vacation packages starting at $89 per person, per night.

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White Out Weekend

February 6, 2015 - February 8, 2015

We partner with OutRyders, New England's largest GLBTQ ski and snowboard club, to throw the winter's grandest party.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: The Rustic Overtones

February 7, 2015

Rustic Overtones is a seven-piece, Portland, Maine based funk/rock band, known most predominantly for their raw performance power.

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Maine & Massachusetts School Vacation Week

February 13, 2015 - February 21, 2015

Trail conditions are at their peak while ski and stay packages remain low during Maine and Massachusetts School Vacation Week!

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Will Dailey

February 13, 2015

Will Dailey was previously signed with one of the world's largest record labels, but he decided to produce his latest full-length album independently.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Paranoid Social Club

February 14, 2015

Paranoid Social Club is an offshoot of Portland, Maine's Rustic Overtones, started by Dave Gutter and Jon Roods. Impossible to place in a single genre, PSC is inspired by punk, soul, psychedelic rock, and the human psyche and their "incendiary" live show is always a hit.

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Couple's Valentine's Peak Dinner

February 14, 2015

Ride the Chondola to our mid-mountain Peak Lodge for a special dining experience.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents Kent Axell - Illusionist/Mentalist

February 15, 2015

Kent Axell is one of New York's most talented and bewildering psychological illusionists.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents: Victor Zenko's Moscow Magic

February 17, 2015

Russian illusionist and comedian Victor Zenko has performed all over the globe, delighting audiences with his Moscow Magic and Comedy Show, which includes illusions, comedy, juggling, ventriloquism, and audience participation.

 

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Family Buffet Peak Dinner

February 19, 2015 - February 20, 2015

Ride the Chondola to Sunday River's mid-mountain Peak Lodge for a special family dinner with Eddy the Yeti and his friend Betty.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents Hoopalula's Fire Gaia

February 19, 2015

 Hoopalula takes "hooping" to the next level by adding fire to their performances!

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Carbon Leaf

February 20, 2015

"Virginia natives Carbon Leaf weave their signature indie-rock blend of Celtic, Appalachian, folk, and country into a rousing new brand of music best described as 'ether-electrified porch music'. The five-man band's steadfast arrangement of guitar, bass, drums, and mandolin is rounded out with more exotic instruments, like the bouzouki, fiddle, accordion and penny whistle, all tied together by lead singer Barry Privett's bold, straightforward baritone.

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Peak Wine Dinner

February 21, 2015

Ride the Chondola to our mid-mountain Peak Lodge for a unique dining experience featuring French wines.

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New Hampshire Vacation Week

February 22, 2015 - February 27, 2015

A full week designed for your family with lots of snow, skiing, and fun, including fireworks, the Black Diamond Family Entertainment Series, game nights, and more. Your week is sure to be full of snow and fun--perfect for all ages.

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Black Diamond Entertainment Presents Joel Acevedo - Magician

February 24, 2015

Joel Acevedo has known his whole life what he wanted to be when he grew up. He was so smitten with magic as a kid that he decided to take up the mysterious art himself and at age 15, he studied under two extraordinary magicians.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: The Wild Ones

February 28, 2015

New York's The Wild Ones are an energetic, Top 40 cover band known for their ability to work a room. Together since 2013, their emphasis on crown participation has hooked followers all across the country.

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Peak Comedy Dinner

February 28, 2015

Ride the Chondola to our mid-mountain Peak Lodge for a unique dining experience.

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New Brunswick Vacation Week

March 1, 2015 - March 6, 2015

Take a break from class with our friends and family from the 'Nord' for a week of fun.

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Whiskey Wild

March 13, 2015

Whiskey Wild is New England's most dynamic country cover band. They play hits by Sugarland, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, and many more.

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Lib Tech Near Canada Open

March 14, 2015

Looking for a free snowboard event that combines jibs and a halfpipe? Your search ends here with Lib Tech's Near Canada Open, coming to Sunday River Saturday, March 14. 

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Dalton and the Sheriffs

March 14, 2015

Boston's "accidental country" band Dalton and the Sheriffs joins Whiskey Wild on March 14 for an energetic show. Dalton and the Sheriffs have become one of the hottest Boston-based country acts and they've built an impressive following through their stellar live performances.

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Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Prince Edward Island Vacation Week

March 15, 2015 - March 20, 2015

Friends and families from Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Prince Edward Island celebrate Canadian School Vacation Week by hitting the slopes. Sunday River offers special lodging deals for our friends from the North on this week!

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Black Diamond Entertainment presents Hoopalula's Fire Gaia

March 18, 2015

 Hoopalula takes "hooping" to the next level by adding fire to their performances!

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: Ryan Montbleau Band

March 20, 2015

Ryan Montbleau is a talented songwriter who has connected deeply with fans all over the United States over the past 15 years. Montbleau's music has been called both uplifting and "transcendent." He's known for his powerful ability to move audiences.

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Shwayze at the Foggy Goggle

March 21, 2015

"Underground Hip Hop Legend" Shwayze grew up in Malibu, California, so we're going to do our best to make sure that he feels at home when he plays the Foggy Goggle for the first time on March 21, 2015.

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30th Annual Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation Ski-A-Thon

March 21, 2015

This annual event supplies 70 percent of the yearly operating funds for Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation. 

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Chili Cookoff & Firefighters' Race presented by The Bank of Maine

March 22, 2015

Sample the best chilis from Western Maine and watch firefighters race in full turnout gear, all for a good cause.

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The 7th Annual Dumont Cup

March 27, 2015 - March 28, 2015

Simon Dumont comes home to Sunday River to host The 7th Annual Dumont Cup—the biggest pro-am freeski competition in the East.  

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Bud Light Music Series Presents: The Rustic Overtones

March 28, 2015

Rustic Overtones is a seven-piece, Portland, Maine based funk/rock band, known most predominantly for their raw performance power.

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Parrothead Festival Presented by Bud Light Lime

April 3, 2015 - April 5, 2015

This annual spring event is Sunday River's way of celebrating another great season.

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Passholder Weekend

April 11, 2015 - April 12, 2015

A whole weekend dedicated to our passholders filled with a BBQ, dining deals, shop deals, and more.

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Pond-a-Palooza

April 11, 2015

We're taking the traditional spring pond skimming event and blowing it up into something bigger and better.

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Season Pass BBQ

April 12, 2015 - April 12, 2015

It's our way of saying thank you to our season passholders and celebrating another great winter. 

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Ski Maynia

May 2, 2015

Our planned final day of the winter season with free skiing for everyone. 

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Tough Mountain Challenge

July 25, 2015

An adventure obstacle race born in the mountains of Maine that tackles the alpine terrain of Sunday River ski resort and a variety of natural and man-made obstacles over a five-kilometer course.

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North American Wife Carrying Championship

October 10, 2015

Congratulations to Maine's Jesse Wall and Christina Arsenault, the 2014 North American Wife Carrying Champions!

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