2011-2012 Winter Events at Cranmore

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 03 2011 - 10:07 AM

NORTH CONWAY, NH — No other resort offers more fun and festivities than Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, NH. From weekly Cranapalooza outdoor winter parties, to fundraising ski races, to a celebration of our ski history heritage, Cranmore events make every day special for all ages.


This fun-filled event featuring face painting, s’mores, games with C-more the Penguin, live music, family entertainment takes place every Saturday from 12/31-3/10 (Plus Wed. 12/28 and 2/22). As a bonus, fireworks are offered at 6:30pm on 12/31, 1/14, 1/28, 2/18, 2/25, and 3/3. To complement Cranaplooza activities, Cranmore’s mountain coaster, giant swing and snow tubing park operate until 9pm, and the mountain remains open for skiing until 6pm.

Calendar of Events

12/10 Welcome to Winter

The first 50 people to buy a lift ticket receive a goodie bag filled with Cranmore treats.

12/31 Cranapalooza New Year’s Party

Be part of Mount Washington Valley’s best family New Year’s scene, with this “super-duper” Cranapalooza, featuring children’s entertainment, live music and fireworks at 6:30pm.

1/6 Ticket Rollback Day

Ski and ride for just $9! Come celebrate Cranmore’s storied past as one of America’s oldest operating ski areas, now open for 74 consecutive years.

1/8 The Great Penguin Race

Purchase a rubber penguin and race it down the slope. All proceeds are donated to the Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum.

1/13 Cranmore Comedy Night

The popular comedy night series returns with the best funnymen from New England right on the stage at the Eating House (ages 21+ only).

1/21 Biodiesel Day

Drivers of hybrid vehicles receive a free lift ticket and VIP parking. Plus, learn more about the eco-friendly biodiesel Cranmore uses in its groomers.

2/12 Hope on the Slopes- A Race to Beat Cancer Event

Get your fund-raising team together and fulfill your need for speed by racing on the NASTAR course during this event benefiting the American Cancer Society.

3/2 Dynafit Moonlight Mountain Tour

Take part in the Dynafit Tour of the Moon series- a guided ski tour up and down the mountain.

3/3 Hannes Schneider Meister Cup

A fund-raising event for the New England Ski Museum honoring the history of Cranmore. Includes a dual giant slalom race, ice carving contest, silent auction, prizes. live music and fireworks!

3/17 NH Ski Area Mascot Jam

C-more, Cranmore’s Penguin mascot, hosts Cranmore’s third annual ski area mascot jam. Mascots will compete in a variety of events for top honors.

3/24 Spring Splash

Everyone’s favorite spring event! See how far you can make it skiing or riding across the slush pool.

Terrain Park Events

Cranmore has spent the last decade honing its reputation as having some of the best parks in the state. Terrain park events like the ones below have made Cranmore a favorite for both local and regional shredders. Cranmore was featured in a 2011 Transworld Snowboarding magazine photo essay and video last fall.

12/30 Ramp Sports Presents Monster Mash Freestyle Event The first official park event of the year for competitors to win some great prizes. Sponsored by RAMP.

1/7, 2/4, 3/10 Darkside Series The Darkside’s annual night time terrain park event series, held under the lights in the signature park.

1/15 Hits for Helmets A slopestyle event promoting helmet use and to raise funds for TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) awareness.

3/25 Cranarchy The all-day season-ending event offers an informal jam session and free barbeque and live music for skiers and riders.

Cranmore Mountain is located in the heart of North Conway Village in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, only 2.5 hours from the Boston area. Cranmore has undergone over $7 million in renovations in the last 18 months with a new children’s center, mountain coaster, enhanced snow making capabilities and more. For more information on Cranmore Mountain and the latest news of special events, visit www.cranmore.com or call 1-800-SUN-N-SKI .