Mammoth Events to Enjoy as Summer Winds Down

The fun never stops at Mammoth Mountain and the areas surrounding it, even during the more casual and relaxed months of the year. If you have plans to visit Mammoth before fall arrives and ski season starts up again, you’ll appreciate knowing what events are coming up so you can fine-tune your Mammoth trip to-do list. Below, the friendly folks at ASO Mammoth, your year-round one-stop shop for everything from fishing gear to mountain biking equipment and Mammoth bike rental, provide an overview of what’s happening in Mammoth during the rest of the summer.

Mammoth Margarita Fest

When: Friday, August 13th and Saturday, August 14th
Where: The Village at Mammoth

Savor some tequila while enjoying Latin-inspired music and food by visiting Mammoth while this event is happening. The cooler summer temps characteristic of the Mammoth area later in the day make this event even more inviting. “Tasting tickets” need to be purchased in advance, but the music is free in the Village Plaza.

The Mammoth Open

When: Sunday, August 15th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Sierra Star Golf Course

There’s a fee for this Mammoth-area event. However, it does include several perks, such as lunch and cash payouts for the top three golfers. There’s also an optional skins game.

Mammoth Wine Weekend

When: Friday, August 20th through Sunday, August 22nd
Where: Mountain Center in The Village, The Village Plaza, Canyon Lodge, and Campo Mammoth

Come to Mammoth for this summer event for a fun, grown-up getaway complete with an assortment of regional wines and related activities. Select Mammoth Mountain restaurants offer wine-maker dinners. Other planned events include a wine walk featuring more than 30 wineries, live music shows, and a champagne brunch in the heart of The Village at Mammoth.

Mammoth Rock ‘n’ Rye

When: Friday, September 3rd through Sunday, September 5th from 1 to 10 p.m.
Where: The Village at Mammoth

Celebrate the Labor Day weekend by visiting Mammoth for live music. You’ll also be treated to whiskey and savory edible delights in a casual, inviting setting.

Mammoth Gran Fondo

When: Saturday, September 11th from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Village at Mammoth

Get your bike on as summer winds down by making your way to Mammoth for this late-summer happening. If you opt to ride rather than watch, you’ll be rewarded with amazing views of the Sierra Nevada range, nearby lakes, and other visual wonders.

Mammoth Oktoberfest

When: Thursday, September 16th through Saturday, September 18th from 12 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Village at Mammoth

Put a cap on summer in Mammoth with an early Oktoberfest. Highlights include live music, authentic Bavarian cuisine, and plenty of cold beer.

Activities to Enjoy Anytime during Summer in Mammoth

Along with the specific Mammoth happenings already mentioned, there are many other things going on here during the summertime you’re welcome to enjoy now and throughout the rest of the summer season. This list includes:

• Biking at the lift-served Mammoth Bike Park
• Enjoying family fun at the Mammoth Adventure Center
• Taking a scenic gondola ride
• Signing up for a guided climbing excursion 

No matter what time of year you visit Mammoth Mountain, you’re sure to find plenty of fun, relaxing ways to enjoy your stay. Whether they need fishing gear, mountain biking equipment, or high-quality bike rental, Mammoth visitors can find everything they need at ASO Mammoth. Drop by our store on your way to the mountain or give us a call at 760-965-3444.