5 May Events in Mammoth to Add to Your Do-Not-Miss List

If you’re looking for some fun and excitement this spring, look no further than Mammoth Mountain. This iconic ski resort in California’s Eastern Sierra has something for everyone, from thrilling outdoor adventures to relaxing wellness activities. Here are five events you won’t want to miss this May at Mammoth Mountain, brought to you by the friendly folks at ASO Mammoth, your year-round one-stop shop for everything from fishing equipment and licenses to mountain biking gear and Mammoth ski rentals.

1. Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (May 24th–28th)

The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival showcases a variety of independent films from around the world. You’ll have the opportunity to watch feature-length and short films as well as participate in Q&A sessions with filmmakers. The festival also includes parties and events where you can mingle with other film enthusiasts.

2. Fishing Opening Day (May 15th)

If you’re an angler, then you won’t want to miss Fishing Opening Day at Mammoth Mountain! The mountain’s lakes and streams are stocked with rainbow trout, brown trout, and other species, making it the perfect spot for fishing. Fishing Opening Day is a great opportunity to get out on the water and catch some fish while enjoying the stunning scenery of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

3. Memorial Day Weekend (May 26th–29th)

The last weekend of May is a great time to visit Mammoth Mountain for some outdoor fun and relaxation. You can enjoy the best of both worlds: skiing and biking on the same day. You can also explore other activities like hiking, fishing, golfing, and spa treatments. Plus, you can take advantage of the Memorial Day Weekend lodging deals and save up to 25 percent on your stay. 

4. Mountain Bike Park Opening Day (May 27th)

If you’re a mountain biker, you’ll be happy to know Mammoth Mountain’s bike park is opening for the season on May 27th! The bike park has something for every skill level, with over 80 miles of trails to explore. Take a ride down some of the mountain’s signature trails, such as Kamikaze or Bullet, or try out some of the park’s beginner-friendly trails. Whatever your skill level, you’re sure to have a blast at Mammoth Mountain’s bike park.

5. Skiing & Snowboarding (All Month Long)

After 2023’s record snowfall, ski season at Mammoth Mountain will extend until July this year, so you can still ski and snowboard at Mammoth Mountain in May. Thanks to its high elevation and abundant snowfall, Mammoth Mountain has one of the longest ski seasons in North America. You can enjoy spring skiing and snowboarding on more than 100 trails and 3,500 acres of terrain. Plus, you’ll get to experience the unique contrast of skiing on snow while wearing shorts and sunglasses.

These are just some of the events you can enjoy this May at Mammoth Mountain. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or entertainment, you’ll find it here. Don’t miss this opportunity to make some unforgettable memories at one of the best ski resorts in the country.

No matter which events bring you to Mammoth this May, stop by and see the knowledgeable staff at ASO Mammoth, the premier Mammoth outdoor store any time of year. Whether they need fishing gear, mountain biking equipment, or high-quality snowboard rental, Mammoth visitors can find everything they need at our store. Drop by on your way to the mountain or give us a call at 760-965-3444.