Looking for some fun and adventure this winter in Maine? January brings tons of ways for people of all ages to “go outside and play!” Ice fishing derbies, winterfests, snowfests, fireworks, parades, ice skating, sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding and more! Check out the list below for starters, then visit our online calendar for the complete list!
JANUARY 1st: Ring in the New Year in a refrehsing Atlantic Ocean kind of way with a Penguin Plunge in Boothbay or a Lobster Dip in Old Orchard Beach. After that head to one of the four state parks for a Maine State Parks First Day Hike!
JANUARY 4th – 8th: Sunday River hosts College Week, jam packed with parties and events galore. Red Bull Frozen Rush returns, and enjoy four holiday-themed days including Fourth of July, Cinco de Mayo, Saint Paddy’s Day, and Halloween. Each day features different entertainment and events. The entertainment isn’t just limited to college students, but if you are one, you will definitely get better deals!
Maine hosts many home-grown pond hockey teams, from groups of like-minded local skaters to competition teams. Most teams are formed through mutual connections or social media posts. You may not realize it, but pond hockey is BIG in Maine. There are two major pond hockey events that take place in Maine each year. The 4th … Read more
Maine’s ski slopes are a hub for challenging adventure, family fun and lively entertainment throughout the winter months. From fireworks and sporting events to festivals, Maine’s slopes offer something for everyone. Check out the list of ski resorts and slopes below for information about what each mountain have to offer. Mountains are listed from largest vertical drop to smallest vertical drop. A Google Map of Maine is at the end of this post for a visual view of the locations of each ski area. Visit our online event calendar for upcoming events taking place at the slopes and warm up your winter days!
5092 Access Road
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
Lifts: 2 High Speed Quads, 3 Quads, 1 Triple, 6 Doubles, 1 T-Bar, 2 Surface Lifts
Terrain Park: 3
Night Skiing: No
Snow Making: 95%
Snow Tubing: Yes
Vertical Drop: 2820′