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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.

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.

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 Spanglers

This not-so-typical family band hails from Lewisburg, WV, in our neighboring Greenbrier County. Their sound is an innovative blend of Americana Roots music and interesting experimentation that’s sure to get your foot tapping and hips swaying.

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.

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!

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!

Beats on the Basin: The Gin Blossoms

Ever wanted to go to sleep and wake up back in 1995? Yeah, we have too, and we figured what better way to do that than by hosting the one and only 1990s favorite pop rock sensations, the Gin Blossoms. Go ahead and crimp your hair and break out the JNCO jeans. This is sure to be an epic blast from the past.

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.

Beats on the Basin: The Floorboards

The Floorboards are an Appalachian roots rock ensemble hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Known for marrying rock and roll and country roots with the sights and sounds of Southern Mountain towns, the Floorboards have quickly become a staple in the roots music scene and are branching out with purpose.

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.

Memorial Day Celebration

Here comes the sun! Join us as we greet another season of mountain adventuring with great specials, parties and the smooth sounds of the Morgan Wade Band.

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!

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.

West Virginia Open

Our annual slopestyle competition is back! Join us on our premier terrain park, Mountaineer, as the region’s best talent competes for cash prizes, gear and more.

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.

President’s Weekend

George Washington never got to ski the Western Territory, but you can! Take advantage of the long weekend and peak conditions.

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.

Subaru Winterfest

Like Snowshoe, Subaru believes in embracing winter adventure because their passion for the outdoors doesn't hibernate! That's why they created Subaru WinterFest, a one-of-a-kind mountain destination and lifestyle tour where skiers and snowboarders can come together and share their passion for all things winter. Come enjoy live music brought you by Harman Kardon, while enjoying s'mores and OZO coffee. Participate in daily giveaways and test the latest gear from our friends at Nordica, Lib Tech, Thule, Klean Kanteen, and Under Armour. Plus, plan to meet adventurous Subaru owners and learn how you can support Avalanche Rescue Dogs. Call it après, call it hanging out... we're calling all winter warriors to experience Subaru WinterFest at Snowshoe before winter calls it quits.

Cupp Run Challenge

This is one of Snowshoe’s oldest traditions. Conquer the steeps of the legendary Western Territory in this giant slalom race. Multiple classes for ski and snowboard.

Snowshoe Winter Brew Fest

Sample more than 50 beers from local favorites to nationally recognized award winners, all while enjoying the funky sounds of Optimus Rift and Lewisburg’s own The Spanglers.