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Fall Festival

« All Events October 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014

Come and celebrate the end of summer with live music, the always-entertaining 15th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship, the 31st Annual Blue Mountain Arts & Crafts Fair, and a full array of activities for the whole family.  

15th Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship
11 a.m. on Saturday, October 11

Wife CarryingThis event continues to draw thousands of spectators to the slopes of Sunday River to watch 50 teams of two compete in this Finnish-style race for the grand prize of the wife's weight in beer plus five times her weight in cash. A fun event for the whole family. Click here for more information.

31st Annual Blue Mountain Arts and Craft Fair
Saturday, October 11 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Sunday, October 12 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Regional artists and artisans exhibit paintings, fine jewelry, pottery, woodworking, photography, and more! Over 40 exhibitors will be located throughout the South Ridge Lodge. 

Free Outdoor Concerts
Saturday & Sunday

What better way than spend a fall day jamming out to some of New England's most popular bands. Line-up to be announced soon.

Kids Games and Pony Rides
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Back by popular demand. The Lewiston Swim Team has created these carnival-like games that kids flock to year after year. Add pony rides, face painting and a bounce house and you got a formula for happy kids!

Free Wagon Rides
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Come meet Ben and Bill, Belgian Draft Horses, and nestle in for a free wagon ride around scenic Sunday River. Butch and Becky from Meadow Creek Farm have been coming to Sunday River for years offering this unique experience to all ages.

Chainsaw Demonstrations
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Join Bill Fournier as he creates wood sculptures by chainsaw. Demonstrations located outside of the Welcome Center at the South Ridge Lodge.

Wine Tent
Saturday, Noon- 3 p.m.

If you're looking to sample some of the best wines paired with delicate offerings, then head to the Wine Tent on the patio of South Ridge. Once cost will get you an etched Sunday River logoed wine glass, unlimited samples and amazing appetizers.

MORE ACTIVITIES ARE IN THE PLANNING PROCESS FOR THIS WEEKEND. BE SURE TO CHECK BACK HERE FOR A COMPLETE LIST.