Summer is officially in session and we are stoked! After having to cancel nearly all summer events last year due to COVID-19, we’re ready to get back into the swing of things. While we recognize the threat of COVID-19 is still very much present, we’re committed to taking the extra steps and precautions to safely and successfully operate and host events once again. This summer we have a diverse lineup of festivals, family fun events, mountain bike races, retreats, and more. You’ll notice a mix of classic Snowshoe summer events and new events, which we’re really excited about.
Summer Festivals in West Virginia
Blues & Brews (and Bikes!) (July 30 – August 1)
Imagine the sultry sound of blues music filling your ears, the sweet smell of BBQ tingling your nose, and a cornucopia of delicious, cold beers just waiting to be sampled…Almost Heaven indeed. Throw in some just-for-fun bike races and this is sure to be one of the best weekends of the summer.
Treasure on the Mountain (August 7)
This is the Snowshoe Foundation’s annual event that’s become a true staple of summertime at Snowshoe. Don’t miss your chance to win big as we raffle off $300,000 worth of cash, cars, trucks, and much more. All proceeds help the Foundation support our community. Learn more about the Snowshoe Foundation.
4848 Festival (September 3-5)
Back by popular demand, the 4848 Festival offers a “festivacation” experience where you get everything a festival has to offer plus a mountain resort vacation. Enjoy 3-days and 3-nights of 20+ genre-busting bands, 32+ hours of live music, crowd performers, craft beer, delicious food, and more.
Family Fun at Snowshoe Mountain
Independence Day Celebrations (July 3-4)
Let freedom ring with a weekend full of fun activities for the whole family. Top it off with a spectacular mountain top fireworks show on Saturday night for the perfect celebration.
Summer Fam Jam (July 4-5)
Join us for some good old-fashioned family fun and friendly competition. We’re excited about this new addition to the schedule. Here’s a sampling of the crazy competitions we have planned for you and your fam: balloon darts, string course, face painting, rug rat roller, beach ball bounce….and the list goes on and on.
Mountain Bike Races at Snowshoe Bike Park
Downhill Southeast (June 12-13)
Think you’ve got what it takes to conquer the steeps of the infamous Western Territory? Now’s your chance to prove it. Race against some of the best riders in the region and see for yourself why this race has quickly become a Snowshoe favorite.
Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (September 18-19)
The eyes of the mountain biking world will once again turn to Pocahontas County this September when Snowshoe Mountain plays host to the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals. The event will feature both downhill and cross-country racing action, with UCI’s season-long titles up for grabs.
WVMBA Epic Enduro (October 2-3)
Once again the WV Enduro Series will wrap up its season and crown its champions here at the Shoe. Put yoru race face on and join us for 2 days of wild and wonderful action as the riders tackle 5+ stages of all the rocky, rooty goodness that the mountain has to offer.