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Upcoming Events

September 2016

Darkside Festival

  • Date: September 24th, 2016
  • Time: 5pm to 10pm
  • Where: Hampton Lodge

Please join us for this amazing Saturday evening event celebrating outdoor adventure sports in the Wenatchee Valley!

The Dark Side Festival features a mountain bike ride, a trail run and a hike held at dusk, followed by live music from two bands (check back for an announcement soon on the bands), and a beer garden and food — and all in a beautiful fall mountain environment.

Proceeds benefit the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance and its trail building program in the Wenatchee Valley's Foothills.

October 2016

Leavenworth Marathon

  • Date: October 1st, 2016
  • Where: Leavenworth, WA

A stunningly beautiful course in the scenic town of Leavenworth. Marathoners will start near the renown Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area. Runners will run a loop through the Icicle Canyon the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth through wooded riverfront trails. Mixed surface of asphalt and dirt trails. Surrounded by impressive mountains, you'll likely see salmon spawning in the Wenatchee River and Icicle Creek. More Info


Oktoberfest Trail Runs

  • Date: October 15th, 2016
  • Time: 8:30am
  • Where: Leavenworth Ski Hill

The Oktoberfest Trail Runs (10-mile and 8K, plus a kids race) are held on Wenatchee National Forest lands near Leavenworth, with the start and finish occurring at the Leavenworth Ski Hill facility, located two miles north of the town of Leavenworth. During the winter months, the Ski Hill attracts cross-country skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts. In the spring, summer and fall, these trails become the epicenter for trail running in the Leavenworth area, with rolling terrain, beautiful views of the rugged peaks of the Cascade Mountains and the Icicle Creek area.

November 2016
December 2016

Christmas on the Mountain

  • Date: December 17th, 2016
  • Time: 2pm-5pm
  • Where: In the Base Area

A free event for kids and families! Activities include:


  • Face Painting
  • Gingerbread Decorating
  • A special reading of how the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • S'mores Around the Campfire

We'll also have a special visit from Santa, hot chocolate and cider.

Stick around until nightfall to see the stunning Torch Light Parade - something you won't want to miss! 

February 2017

Rails and Ales

  • Date: February 10th, 2017
  • Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Already one of the Wenatchee Valley's legendary events, Rails and Ales is back for it's third year.

Stay tuned for more info...


Valentines Dinner at the Midway Lodge

  • Date: February 12th, 2017
  • Time: Check in Between 4:30 and 5:00pm
  • Where: Midway Lodge

Looking to do something different with your Valentine this year? Mission Ridge has the perfect romantic night planned for you and your special someone. 

Mission Ridge will be hosting a wine tasting and fine dining experience at the Midway Lodge on the the evening of Valentine's Day, February 14th. Guests will snowshoe up to the Midway Lodge and begin by warming up by the fire pit with a special wine tasting. Dinner will be accompanied by live music.

Guests will snowshoe back down to the base area after dinner. 

March 2017

Dummy Downhill

  • Date: March 18th, 2017
  • Time: 4pm Launch Time
  • Where: In the base area next to the Ski School building

Mission Ridge's most popular event is back for it's 17th season! Participants use their creativity to present a non-human dummy on either skis or a snowboard. 

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