Community & Family Events
MAMMOTH LAKES BIKE MONTH | September 2018
Celebrate Mammoth Lakes Bike Month this September and enjoy some of the best cycling weather in the Eastern Sierras. A variety of bike related events will be happening all month long with something for everyone!
TAILS & TRAILS | September 16, 2018
Eastern Sierra Tails & Trails Dog Fest is the original dog festival on the Eastside of the Sierras where the owners stroll with their furry friends to raise funds for Mammoth Lakes Lions supporting sight related care: student eye exams/glasses; elder eye/hearing exams and equipment; sight-impaired systems i.e. Canine Companions for Independence and Guide Dogs for the blind. Mammoth Lions will also be donating proceed portions to Town of Mammoth lakes for dog waste stations, bag dispensers, and waste receptacles.
The Dogathon is slated to begin at 9:00 a.m. from the starting point at Mammoth Rec Zone with a choice of a 2 mile and 3-mile loop/route returning to the finishing line back at Mammoth Rec Zone where the Dog Fest will be waiting for them. For each entry, there will be swag bags that any dog owner will find valuable. Along the route is a dog educational trail where both dog and friend can learn. Three water stations allow for short breaks, water, treats, and group photo shoots. The Dog Fest will have Look-a-like, Best Costume and Best Wagging competitions, music with Good Livin’, raffles throughout the event, vendors like Vickie’s Village, Inyo Animal Shelter, Sierra Dog Ventures, Eastern Sierra Guide Puppies and other community representatives from Mammoth Police Department and Fire Department.
HALLOWEEN PARTY AND HAUNTED ROLLER RINK | October 26, 2018
Friday, October 26th is the Halloween Party and Haunted Roller Rink, a Mammoth tradition! Fun for the whole family, this party on wheels is just $5 and includes carnival-style games, costume contest, and skate rentals while they last. Cakewalk and concessions extra. Non-skating adults are FREE. So mark your calendars, plan your costume and join us on Friday, October 26th for some spooky fun!
MAMMOTH LAKES WINTER CLASSIC | December 2018
Come and support youth hockey at the first exhibition tournament of the 2018/2019 season, the Annual Mammoth Lakes Winter Classic!
Featuring teams from Mammoth, Tahoe, Las Vegas, San Diego, Reno and San Francisco.
SKATE WITH SANTA AND TEA KETTLE CURLING | December 20, 2018
Join us for this fun, family event!
Enjoy skating and photos with our very special guest...SANTA!
Santa is scheduled to arrive at 5:30 PM and will stay for photos and skating through 7:30 PM until he loads up his sleigh and heads to the North Pole!
And returning this year, both adults and children can try their luck at 'tea kettle curling'.
2019 USFA NATIONAL SKATING MONTH | January 1 - 31, 2019
Celebrate National Skating Month with promotions and activities at the Mammoth Ice Rink.
CURLING CLINIC AND MATCH PLAY | TBD
Attend a FREE curling clinic and match play and experience this Olympic sport. Children's Tea Kettle Curling offered simultaneously for those 10 years and under. Come learn the game that might have you on your way to Beijing 2022!
MAMMOTH ICE RINK CLOSING WEEK | TBD
The Mammoth Ice Rink is scheduled to close on Sunday, March 4 (weather permitting). Join us to celebrate a record-breaking season and get some ice time in before it's too late! Closing week promotions include:
- MMSA Employee Skate Night on Tuesday, February 27 from 7:30-10: 00 pm. $5 (incl. rentals) for employees and dependents.
- Final Learn to Curl Clinic on Thursday, March 1 from 4:15-6: 15 pm. $5/person.
HOCKEY WEEKEND ACROSS AMERICA | TBD
Started in 2008 by USA Hockey, Hockey Weekend Across America is an effort to celebrate the game of hockey and those involved at all levels and also expose the game to new audiences. Events include:
- FREE Learn to Play Hockey Clinic for adults and youths on Friday, March 2 from 5:30-7: 30 pm. Advanced registration required - in person at the Mammoth Ice Rink or call (760) 965-3695.
- Mammoth Stars Youth Hockey Exhibition Game on Saturday, March 3 from 6:00-7: 30 pm.
- Enjoy FREE admission on Sunday, March 4 when you wear your favorite hockey jersey.
SUMMER RECREATION OPEN HOUSE | March 26, 2019
Join the Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation team as well as over 20 other local recreation providers at this one-stop shop for everything summer recreation on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Mammoth Elementary School MPR.
EASTER EGG HUNT | April 19, 2019
Join the Mammoth Lakes Parks and Recreation Department at this fun, festive, and free community event! The hunt begins promptly at 3:15 p.m. Location TBD.
Interested in skateboarding but don't know where to start? Want to brush up on some old skills or refine existing ones. Join us at our Wave Rave Adult Skate Camp at Volcom Brothers Skate Park. This fun and free community event will have a learning atmosphere similar to our Wave Rave Skate Camps for kids. All levels welcome and bring the family too! Registration and helmets required.
PARKS AND RECREATION MONTH | July 2018
National Parks and Recreation Month is every July and in Mammoth Lakes we go big! Join us for a variety of community events including Free Skate Night, the 2018 Men's Softball Tournament, the 2018 Coed Softball Tournament, the 2nd Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament, FREE SWIM DAY at the Whitmore Pool and more!