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Homegrown Music and Arts Festival

A celebration of the region’s best musicians, artisans and local talent. Enjoy live music and unique games all across the mountain all weekend long.

Community Appreciation Days with Firework Display

In case we don’t say it enough, Thank you! Thank you to the community that has helped make Snowshoe such a special place to live, work and play. To show our appreciation, residents of Pocahontas, Randolph and Webster Counties are invited to enjoy a FREE Summer Fun Pass valid for two whole days. We'll also be lighting up the sky with a fireworks display on September 2nd.

WV Enduro Series Championship

If you’re not familiar with Enduro bike racing, it’s time to check it out! This hybrid race combines cross country with downhill mountain biking for the ultimate adrenaline-fueled challenge.

FreeFall Festival

The mountain comes alive this Labor Day weekend with free concerts, demos, brew fests, games and so much more. We’ll be celebrating the outdoor lifestyle all weekend long with this epic send off to summer.

Beats on the Basin: Qiet

Qiet is the culmination of this wild and wondrous world, infused with every culture on the planet and refined in the mountains of West Virginia.Their songs radiate an undeniable energy, passionate lyrics and humor dark as coal. A balance of high-energy chaos and perfect order, Qiet’s visceral performances will keep you dancing long after the concert is over. Combining the elegant excesses of 1920’s jazz with the unpredictably of pure punk rock, what results is not just a show -- it is an experience

Snowshoe Downhill Mountain Bike Race

Think you’ve got the guts to conquer the 1,500 foot vertical drop of Western Territory – and, more importantly, the skills to do it faster than the next guy or gal? This premier Snowshoe downhill race will test the best riders in the region on some of the toughest terrain around.

Blues, Brews and BBQ’s Festival

Take the best craft brewers in West Virginia and combine them with great food, live music and amazing vistas from the top of the mountains. It just doesn't get much better than that.

WVU Mountaineer Family Camp

Mountaineer families are one of a kind, so their camps should be too. The kids can bounce from one activity to the next while their WVU alumni parents partake in some adventuring of their own. Because, after all, the family that bikes, hikes, swims, eats and adventures together, selfies together.

Beats on the Basin: Deer Creek Boys

These Virginia natives are definitely a local favorite. Their energetic picking and hard hitting harmonies have earned them a respectable place in Bluegrass music and the festival scene, and we’re stoked to bring them back to the Mountain for your listening pleasure.

Beats on the Basin: The Get Right Band

The Get Right Band has been called “hip-shaking, earth-quaking pure funk fun,” while others have said they have “tight and diverse jams and a distinctive intellectual but accessible world view.” The band is widely recognized as an up-and-coming progressive musical force to be reckoned with and we’re pretty stoked to see what they’re all about.

2017 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships

Some of the country’s best mountain bikers will meet one of the most epic courses in the East during this year’s championship ride at Snowshoe Mountain. Riders of all ages will take on Cheat Mountain in pursuit of adrenaline, bragging rights, various titles and that coveted stars-and-stripes jersey. See schedule on website.

Beats on the Basin: Pimps of Joytime

Three bands for FREE in one night? Yep. Not sure what’s gotten into us, but I am sure you’ll thank us for it later. From a blue-grass tinged joyride straight out of the 80s, to filthy harmonica solos rooted in Appalachia, to the funky “groove machine” that is Pimps of Joytime, there’s bound to be something to get you up and moving!

Bottles and Barrels Festival

You’re in luck. We couldn’t decide between grapes or hops, so we’re bringing both to the mountain for this boozy festival of fun. We’ll have finely crafted beers for the hop-heads, an array of local wines for the festive, and a Village full of talented musicians cranking out jams for all to enjoy.

Mountain Bike Camp Womens Weekend

Learn to ride like a girl as women riders of all ability levels come together for a weekend of personal progression and skill building. New to biking? No problem. Already killing it on gnarly roots and rocks? That’s cool, too. We’ll break into groups according to skill level for one-on-one-like professional coaching in a team environment. Make new friends, reconnect with old ones and sling some mud too!

WVU Mountaineer Adventure Camp

Mountaineer Adventure Camp is four adrenaline-filled days of pure adventuring – WVU style. It’s all about filling your lungs, testing your limits and seeing just how much fun you can string together in the name of unbridled Mountaineer pride.

WVU Mountaineer Family Camp

Mountaineer families are one of a kind, so their camps should be too. The kids can bounce from one activity to the next while their WVU alumni parents partake in some adventuring of their own. Because, after all, the family that bikes, hikes, swims, eats and adventures together, selfies together.

Beats on the Basin: The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music.

Community Appreciation Days

In case we don’t say it enough, Thank you! Thank you to the community that has helped make Snowshoe such a special place to live, work and play. To show our appreciation, residents of Pocahontas, Randolph and Webster Counties are invited to enjoy a FREE Summer Fun Pass valid for two whole days.

Beats on the Basin: JJ Lawhorn

J.J. Lawhorn is a singer songwriter whose Country music ambitions have taken him from Virginia to Nashville. His unquestionable southern boy swagger along with his adept ability to express himself through song constructs a live music experience that’s perfect for our little Island in the sky.

GNCC Motorcycle & ATV Racing Series

The toughest, most spectacular and most unique race on the whole GNCC tour, the race is set in the upscale ski village at Snowshoe, West Virginia’s largest ski resort. The soil of Snowshoe is a black loamy dirt that is absolutely incredible in the dry spots, then sticky and nasty when it's wet. Couple that with the rocks, roots, and everything else and it's no wonder why Snowshoe is so tough. In the tradition of the old Blackwater, which was known as “America's Toughest Race,” the Snowshoe GNCC is the ultimate test for a cross-country racer. Luckily, the course also features a few miles of open ski slopes which offer a much-needed rest. The surroundings are not only several steps above the typical GNCC course, they’re also plusher than many luxury resorts. The array of hotels, shops and restaurants provide plenty of entertainment off the race track, and the facility also hosts an amazing golf course and some of the best mountain bike trails in the country. But once the riders are on the course, everything beautiful disappears. A few miles of the course make up simply the roughest, toughest section of GNCC track you’ll see all year. Deep mud bogs, massive tree roots and hills going both up, and down, are enough to stop almost everyone, and if not for the help of the ever determined Howard's Hole “mud fleas” (GNCC fans) some sections may not be passable at all.

Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament

The annual Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament tees off at the beautiful Raven Golf Club where scenic vistas meet challenging holes. The best part: even if you don’t win the game, you’ll contribute to improving quality of life in the region by supporting health, human services, education, recreation, the arts, culture and environmental programs.

Snowshoe Pond Skim

Welcome spring snow enthusiasts, skimmers new and old. Let’s make the most of what’s left of the snow in this hilariously challenging, just-for-fun, slush-spraying competition!

West Virginia Ski Free Day

We're giving out free lift tickets to all residents of West Virginia! Yes, you heard it right. Just bring your proof of West Virginia residency and get a ticket to ski and ride free.

Berming Man Banked Slalom

Snowshoe Mountain's first ever "Berming Man Banked Slalom," brought to you by Oakley, is a snowboard derby by design, but a gathering of the snowboard community by default. The two section course will test both speed and grit. Upon leaving the starting gate, riders will drop into a banked slalom section with multiple turns to test the riders' waxing choice and technique. After speeding through the turns, the course will open up into a mogul field we have crowned, the "Boneyard." The top portion of the course will be gated, but the "Boneyard" section will be open to rider creativity and bravery. The contest will consist of the best of two runs. Categories are Men’s, Women’s, Collegiateand Youth (16 and under ). The fastest times of the day take home prizes from event sponsors, along with the inaugural “Berming Man” trophy and the honor of having their photo on display in Old Spruce Tavern for a full year of bragging rights as the fastest snowboarder in West Virginia.

Crescent Ski Council Race

The Crescent Ski Council operates one of the finest amateur ski and snowboard racing programs in the nation. Authorized Clubs of the Crescent Ski Council come from Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia and will hold multiple slalom races during this 3-day event at Silver Creek.

Beats on the Basin: Nappy Roots

Nappy Roots has created new music every year since 2004, amassing a total of no less than 11 full-length albums and mixtapes. Fans of all musical genres respect the talent and legacy of this accomplished group and we’re excited to bring them back to the mountain for your listening pleasure.

Burton Kid’s Snowboard Camp

Mountaineer Parks and Burton Snowboards are ready and waiting up at Snowshoe Mountain for a total takeover by little shredders! The 3rd annual Burton Kid’s Snowboard Camp is going to be a rippin’ good time and we’re calling all riders ages 4-12 to come on up and ride! Whether you’re a first time snowboarder, or charging it in the park, we’ve got a team of coaches stoked to help you experience snowboarding like never before! This camp is busting at the seams with fun; 2 full days of snowboarding, expert coaching, a pizza party, Burton swag, even an ice cream social. Want to show off all that style? Enter Mountaineer Parks Progression Session park competition and show the Mountain what you’ve got! (Entry in the competition is available at a discounted rate to all camp participants). Come on up snowboarders – and make our mountain your mountain! Check website for more information.

Beats on the Basin: Dangermuffin

You loved these guys so much in summer, we decided to bring them back! Dangermuffin is the perfect combination of Appalachian influence mixed with the salty vibes of Carolina’s coast. Their latest album plays like a sacred scroll of sage wisdom set to the laid-back roots-based sounds they’ve built their national following upon. You have to hear this one for yourself.