Upcoming Events, Articles, and News at Sunday River
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Sunday River is located in the town of Bethel, a sophisticated, classic New England community with an energy all it's own. Just outside town you'll also find miles of snowmobile and cross-country ski trails as well as more adventurous options like dog sledding.
Serving the Bethel and Sunday River area is the Mountain Explorer shuttle, offering free transportation between town and the resort with stops for most lodging properties and well as dining and entertainment venues.
Annual Blue Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair (October): Regional artists and artisans exhibit painting, fine jewelry, pottery, woodworking, photography, and more.
Wife Carrying Championship (October): Annual North American Wife Carrying Championship takes place in October. Last year's event brought 3,000 spectators to Sunday River to watch 50 teams compete for cash and prizes.
Mountain Epic (October): he RAID Series is comprised of three unique obstacle races that take place in downtown Portland, the beaches of Kennebunk, and the mountains at Sunday River. These events will challenge your physical fitness, your mental stamina, and your ability to adapt to unique conditions and landscapes.
Winterfest A weekend full of festivities with popular bands, Dining at the Peak, fireworks, fire dancers, appearances from Eddy the Yeti and Santa, and more!
Annual Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation Ski-A-Thon (March): Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation is the largest most widely known year-round adaptive recreational program in Maine and attracts students from across the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Participate in a fun race, an obstacle course, and other great activities.