Events Calendar

Summer Events

Snowshoe is quickly gaining notoriety for offering some of the best summer and winter events in the country. From ski races to brew fests and all stops in between, our calendar of events offers something for everyone.

Wanderlust Yoga Festival

Unplug from the ordinary. Adventure awaits. Wanderlust is an all-out celebration of mindful living. We bring together a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs for a transformational retreat. This is an experience that will get into your mind, body and soul. Find your true north.

Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament

The annual Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament tees off at the Raven Golf Club. The Gary Player designed course is a golfer’s dream – mountainous, scenic and challenging. Play to support the Snowshoe Foundation, which helps enhance the quality of life in the region by supporting health, human services, education, recreation, the arts, culture and the environment.

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Beats on the Basin featuring Yarn

FREE Village Concert! Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack to their lives. Yarn’s albums were recognized by the AMA’s and R&R radio charts, spending time in the top 5 at their highest point. Yarn has become one of the hardest-working and harder-touring bands for this generation’s digital natives and new music followers.

Beats on the Basin Series featuring Futurebirds

FREE Village concert! Psychedelic country that is music to make friends with. Futurebirds are an indie rock band from Athens, Georgia. They are known for their high-energy shows and country rock infused sound. Their music incorporates reverb-soaked, four-part harmonies supported by pedal steel guitar, rhythmic percussion, banjo, mandolin and acoustic & electric guitars with heavy feedback.

Instructor Development Program Level 1

Are you an avid downhill mountain biker that would like to share your love of riding with others? Than this is the course for you! The Instructor Development Program (IDP) is an internationally recognized certification hosted by experts in the Mountain Bike Industry TerraMethod Cycling.

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Beats on the Basin Series featuring Larry Keel

FREE Village Concert! Larry Keel is describes by some as the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarist performing today. He’s absorbed the best from his Bluegrass family upbringing and integrated it with a solid musical grounding and natural-born talent. For Keel, the musical mission is clear: enjoy the experience of creating and sharing in music.

Grand National Cross Country

Thunder on the mountain! America’s premier off-road racing series returns to Snowshoe. This is the toughest, most spectacular and unique race of the entire GNCC tour. 2 days of racing fill the mountain with ATVs and bikes.

Homegrown Music and Arts Festival

Experience the traditions of yesterday and enjoy the talents of today as we celebrate the music, arts and culture of Appalachia. Don’t miss the mountaintop fireworks show on Saturday!

Shindig on the Shore

Special Friday Night Dinner! Dine al fresco overlooking Shavers Lake on the Boathouse Deck. Four courses of savory Southern cuisine will be served up family style along with games for all ages, live entertainment and of course a good ‘ole campfire to gather round. Share stories and soak up the long days of summer at our most unique summer dining experience. A scenic lift ride is included.

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Beats on the Basin Series featuring Lonesome River Band

FREE Village Concert! Lonsesome River Band is one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Led by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association’s Banjo Player of the Year and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer, Sammy Shelor, the group holds a powerhouse line up of award-winning players including vocalist and songwriter Brandon Rickman on guitar, Mike Hartgrove on fiddle, Barry Reed on bass and Randy Jones on mandolin and vocals.

Beats on the Basin Series featuring Davisson Brothers Band

FREE Village Concert! The Davisson Brothers Band has a unique style, fusing a blend of country, southern rock and bluegrass to create a distinctive sound. Their remarkable sound, combined with the band’s talent and energy, has gained them an incredibly loyal and rapidly growing fan base.

Fire on the Mountain Chili Cook Off

The mountain is heating up! The region’s best cooks go head to head for the best chili and salsa recipes. Get ready for some spice, taste your way across the mountain and watch the antics on stage for the Games of Chili.

Beats on the Basin Series

Introducing our brand new FREE summer music series! Each Saturday, join us for great live music in the Village high atop Snowshoe Mountain.

Womens Mountain Bike Camp

Women's Weekend Mountain Bike Camp

A downhill mountain bike camp for all abilities. Women riders come together for weekend of personal progression and skill building. New to biking? No problem. Already killing it on gnarly roots & rocks? We’ve got you covered. We break out groups according to ability and lesson expectations and give one on one professional coaching in a team environment. Make new friends, reconnect with old friends and enjoy a girl’s weekend for the books!

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Snowshoe Gravity Series Race #1

The downhill mountain bike series is back at the mountain. Racers will conquer Western Territory as they descend 1500 vertical feet of rocks, roots and technical trail.

Beats on the Basin Series featuring Dangermuffin

FREE Village concert! Dangermuffin is an embodiment of a new consciousness building across their generation, where respect for the Earth and its healing powers outweigh the distractions of modern existence. Using ancient frequencies, they seek vibrations that affect the body beyond the eardrums. Laid-back roots-based sounds energize and play like a sacred scroll of sage wisdom.

Beats on the Basin Series featuring Big Daddy Love

FREE Village Concert! Big Daddy Love is likely the most important new band to watch in the East Coast roots rock and Americana community. The fresh, vital sound and energized performance of this band simply blows people away. A five-piece band with a unique and natural blend of rock, roots and grass that they call 'Appalachian Rock.'

Blues, Brews and BBQ

A mountain showcase of the region’s best craft brews paired with some down-home, finger lickin’ barbeque. Add in mountaintop fireworks and a live music performance by Tommy Castro and the Painkillers and you can call this the best weekend of your summer!

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Treasure on the Mountain $250,000 Raffle

Get your tickets and win big! Cash and prizes totaling $250,000 will be given away in just one day. Your ticket gets you two chances to win, free food & drink and access to side raffles. Prizes include $25,000 in cash, a 2016 Jeep Wrangler and a 4-night Vegas vacation just to name a few. You don’t have to be present to win, but let’s face it – it is WAY more fun that way. All proceeds benefit the Snowshoe Foundation.

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Beats on the Basin Series featuring The Hillbilly Gypsies

FREE Village concert! The Hillbilly Gypsies have been making and performing their own brand of old time bluegrass and original mountain music for over a decade! The band is best known for their high-energy live performances. They perform in the old fashioned style, playing around a single vintage ribbon microphone. It’ll sure make you want to get up and dance!

Beats on the Basin Series featuring The Hip Abduction

FREE Village concert! The Hip Abduction is a vibrant collective that formed over a mutual appreciation for West African and early Jamaican reggae/dub music. The music is a smart blending of world pop and club aesthetics that appeals to both audiences.

Wild Hare Pro GRT Downhill Mountain Bike Race

The USA Cycling National Pro GRT series is coming to Snowshoe Bike Park! This will also be the second race in the Snowshoe Gravity Series presented by Snowshoe Bike Park. Racers will conquer Western Territory as they descend 1500 vertical feet of the East’s premier downhill terrain.

Beats on the Basin Series featuring Barefoot Movement

FREE Village concert! Heartfelt, energetic and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as “one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene,” the music of the Nashville based group is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off and stay while.

FreeFall Festival

The mountain will come alive with free concerts, recreation demos, brew fests, games and so much more. Join us for a weekend of adventuring as we celebrate the outdoor lifestyle. Don’t miss the mountaintop fireworks show on Saturday!

Community Appreciation Day

Our community is our roots. We want to recognize the people that make this place. Residents of Pocahontas, Randolph and Webster counties will receive a FREE Summer Fun Pass. Bring the whole family and enjoy all the mountain has to offer.

Snowshoe Gravity Series Race #3

The downhill mountain bike series is back at the mountain. Join us for third and final race of the series to see who will rise to the top for the Championship! Racers will conquer Western Territory as they descend 1500 vertical feet of rocks, roots and technical trail.

Closing Day for Snowshoe Bike Park

Another great season has come and gone. Get your last laps in on the bike park as we button up the summer season and get ready for the flakes to start flying.

Closing Day for Raven Golf Club

Another great season has come and gone. Get your last your last drives in on the fairways as we button up the summer season and get ready for the flakes to start flying.

USAC Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships

Collegiate mountain bikers are taking over the mountain to compete in downhill, cross-country, short track and dual slalom racing. Watch them battle it out for the title of champion! Snowshoe Bike Park will be closed for the public during this race event weekend.

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