Pats Peak Holds Octoberfest and Ski / Snowboard Sale November 3rd

By AlpineZone News |
Oct 23 2013 - 04:25 PM

pats peakHenniker, NH, October 21, 2013 – Pats Peak, New Hampshire’s premier snowsports destination, announces its 11th annual Octoberfest celebration in conjunction with the 43rd annual Pats Peak Ski Team Ski and Snowboard Sale on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

The Octoberfest celebration is from 11am to 6pm. Admission is free to this event. It’s one of the biggest Octoberfest celebrations in the State of New Hampshire, which includes authentic German food, live music from King Ludwig’s Bavarian Band, chairlift rides, kids’ activities, woodsmen show, timberart chainsaw sculpture show, NH Cowboy Mounted Shooting Demo, NESJA Ski Joring and more along with festive decorations to put guests in the spirit. Harpoon Brewery is the major sponsor of the event. Other sponsors include Dalbello Skiboots, Elan Skis, MB Tractor & Equipment, Edmunds Ace Hardware and Henniker Farm and Country Store.

Kids’ Activities will take place in “Bear-Varia” including Spin Art, Pumpkin People, “Doughnut Dangle”, Keg Bowling, Bounce House, Face Painting Clown and more from 11am to 3pm. The Woodsmen Show includes Ax Throwing, Wood Chopping, Saw Cutting and more from 11am to 3pm. The Henniker Farm and Country Store NESJA Ski Joring and Mounted Shooting Demo is from 12pm to 3pm. The Finish Line Ski & Board Shop will have an outside tent sale with deals up to 50% off! Special pricing will be available on service work in the Repair Shop, drop off the skis or board and get them ready before the season begins.

The annual Ski and Snowboard Sale hours are 11am to 3pm. This is an opportunity to buy and sell new and used ski and snowboard equipment and accessories with a portion of the benefits going to the Pats Peak Ski Team, a non-profit organization benefiting junior alpine racers. Drop off times for equipment to sell are from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, November 2nd.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 is the last day to purchase Pats Peak Season Passes for up to a $40 discount. After the event, the price for an Adult Unlimited Season Pass goes to $519 from $489, and the price of a Junior Unlimited Season Pass goes to $459 from $419. Other season pass options are available. See for more information.

“The Octoberfest celebration is the place to be to celebrate fall. The Ski and Snowboard Sale is an excellent opportunity to get excited for upcoming winter season by buying new equipment for ski season,” says Jim Wall, Pats Peak Events Director. “Even if you don’t ski or snowboard, it’s a fun time to hang out and take in the gorgeous views of the mountain.”


PATS PEAK is in its 51st consecutive ski and snowboard season under the Patenaude family ownership. PATS PEAK has 26 well-groomed trails for all abilities, 8 gladed areas, 3 terrain parks, a snowtubing park, 11 lifts, 100 percent snowmaking and some of the most challenging skiing in Southern New Hampshire.

PATS PEAK has a Weekday Learn to Ski and Ride Program for more than 8,000 kids from over 100 local schools. There are more than 70 Adult/Corporate Racing teams in the Adult/Corporate Racing League. Many adults participate in the weekday Adult Ski & Snowboard Clinics for all ability levels. PATS PEAK has 100% of its trails lit for night skiing/riding and is one of the state’s most accessible learn-to-ski-and-snowboard mountains, with three separate beginner areas.

During the “Other Season of PATS PEAK”, PATS PEAK Banquet Center is the perfect location for wedding receptions, parties, company meetings, company outings, or any social gathering!

PATS PEAK is located in Henniker, NH, just twenty minutes from Concord, forty minutes from Manchester, and ninety minutes from Boston. The latest information, snow conditions, photos and events are available at or call 1-888-PATS PEAK (1-888-728-7732).

PATS PEAK can be reached:
· By telephone at 603-428-3245
· By FAX at 603-428-7821
· 24-hour snow conditions at 1-888-PATS-PEAK
· Online at