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8th Annual Winterfest Weekend

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Happy birthday to us!

December 16, 2016 - December 18, 2016

What better way to kick off winter than a weekend dedicated to skiing, snowboarding, food, and fun thanks to special lodging rates starting at $99 per night, lift ticket deals, fireworks, and live music? During Winterfest, keep your eye out for special appearances by Sunday River's very own Eddy the Yeti and his jolly friend Santa Claus. Plus, Winterfest Weekend kicks off our evening activities with $5 night skiing on Saturday night and fun at the Foggy Goggle and Barker Bar. 


Night skiing kicks off during Winterfest WeekendLive Music from Scott Folsom
Barker Bar, 2-5PM

Live Music from Lovewhip
Foggy Goggle, 3-6PM

Visit with Santa 
Welcome Center in South Ridge Lodge, 4PM 

Keep your eyes peeled for Santa's early arrival from the North Pole! Be ready to whisper your holiday wish into Santa's ear and smile for the camera. 

$5 Night Skiing 
South Ridge and North Peak, 4-8PM

Birthday Bash
Barker Bar and slopeside at Barker Lodge, 8PM-MidnightNight Skiing at South Ridge

Sunday River is turning 57 this year, so we're taking this party back to where it all began—Barker Lodge! Join us for a bonfire, live music,  a torchlight parade, birthday games, and fireworks. And for eats, hit up the the Barker Food Court for pizza, soup, snacks, and drinks from 7-10PM, Barker Bar for libations, and the Waffle Cabin for sweet treats. 

8PM - Lighting of the slopeside bonfire
8:15PM - Torchlight Parade down the Monday Mourning trail
8:30PM - Fireworks
8:45PM - Fire dancer Diane Kibbin 
9PM - Live entertainment from Graffiti in Barker Bar & the smashing of the birthday pinata on Barker Deck
9:15PM - Fire dancer Diane Kibbin

All weekend long

Lodging Deals

We're offering special lodging rates this weekend starting at $99 per night

$49 Passholder Bring A Friend Tickets

This weekend New England Passholders can bring a friend to join them on the slopes for just $49. Bring your pass and your friend to any lift ticket window for your discount*. Bronze passholders, show your pass at any ticket window and get a $49 lift ticket for yourself this weekend!
*One Friend ticket per passholder per day

3-day Lift Ticket Deal for $109

Score a three-day lift ticket for $109 -- that's skiing just $36 a day! This special deal is only available for a limited time and is good for any three days up to December 20, including weekends.

$45 College Lift Tickets Dec. 17-Dec. 23

Home for the holidays and yearning for corduroy instead of yuletide carols with mum and pop? We get it. That's why college student lift tickets are just $45 December 17 through December 23. But WAIT! There's more: When you purchase a $45 ticket during this week, you'll also receive a $10 coupon towards a lift ticket during College Week. And if you don't want the fun to stop, head back to any ticket counter to put the purchase of your ticket towards a College New England Pass on sale for just $429.