McGaheysville, Va. – February 14, 2019 – Massanutten Resort today announced details of its highly anticipated 2019 Snow Moon Fest, as the popular event returns Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 3. 


The second annual event will feature three spirited days of snow sports, live entertainment, fireworks and other funfilled activities including the torchlight parade to wrap up another successful winter season on the mountain. Adding to the celebration, the premier all-season resort is offering budget-friendly discounts on lodging and amenities for those wishing to stay on property for the entire event.  


“This year’s Snow Moon Fest will feature adrenaline-pumping activities perfect for adventurers, solo travelers, and families seeking an action-packed weekend getaway,” said Sarah Elson, director of business relations at Massanutten Resort. “We’re inviting travelers from across the globe, as well as our neighbors here in the Shenandoah Valley, to share this experience with us as we celebrate a great winter season and give back to the community we are so passionate about.”  



This year’s line-up of events includes bonus weekend sessions of the all-new Northern Lights Tubing, a truly out-of-this-world experience.  Visitors will zoom down the resort’s snow tubing hill with a backdrop of neon lights and pumping music. 


Saturday kicks off with the 4K on the Fairway

Race/Walk, taking place at Mountain Greens Golf Course at 10 a.m. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Elkton Area United Services, a comprehensive social service agency serving the Eastern Rockingham County. Later that evening, guests are invited to gather for the Torchlight Slope Parade and Fireworks show, which is the most popular event of the weekend. 


On Sunday, the popular Arctic Plunge will return as a fundraiser to benefit Therapeutic Adventures, a non-profit charitable educational organization providing adaptive outdoor adventures and recreational and competitive sports. Plunge participants may register as individuals or as a team and are encouraged to dress in costumes and raise additional donations for a chance to win prizes including WaterPark passes, lift tickets, free vacations and more!


Saturday and Sunday’s festivities include contests for the Golf Simulator Longest Drive and XCross, freestyle ski demos, Rail Jam and more.  Throughout the weekend, Campfire Grill will offer Make Your Own S’mores Kits, while Base Camp will host Tap Takeovers from local breweries.  Encounters Lounge will feature live musical entertainment. Guests can refuel from the weekend action at Campfire Grill’s all-you-can-eat Brunch Buffet on Sunday morning. 



The award-winning resort will also offer discounts on lodging and activities throughout the weekend for guests and locals to enjoy, including:

  • 20% off condo and hotel lodging options for stays booked for 2/28/19 – 3/4/19. (Twonight minimum required for condos).
  • 50% off WaterPark general admission for March 2-3 when you show your 2018-19 season pass from any amusement park or waterpark.
  • 50% off slope-use tickets for March 1-3 when you show your 2018-19 season ski pass from any ski resort or your Massanutten WaterPark annual pass.
  • $40 eight-hour slope-use ticket and $20 equipment rentals for college students on March 1, 2019.
  • 50% off on snow cross, ice hockey, and ski ball games at Diamond Jim’s Arcade March 13, 2019.
  • $10 off on Infrared Sauna Sessions booked for February 25 – March 4, 2019 at The Spa at Massanutten.


For the full event schedule, visit Details on all available discounts are available online at 



About Massanutten Resort

Set on 6,000 acres of sprawling land in the heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Resort is a premier all-season resort destination that offers virtually every type of traveler an unforgettable experience.  Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure buffs will enjoy Massanutten’s Mountain Bike Park, offering exciting jump trails for beginners and veteran riders alike, and hiking Massanutten’s Western Slope. For those seeking a relaxing escape, the resort Spa delivers a wide menu of services including manicures, pedicures, detoxifying massages, and more. The resort is a paradise for adventurous families, featuring an indoor/outdoor waterpark complete with a triple-jet FlowRider® Endless Wave, a 1920s-themed escape room, the Family Adventure Park, and a petting zoo. Seasonal sports activities include two challenging 18-hole golf courses, skiing, ice skating, and snow tubing. Nothing works up an appetite like an active vacation and with 12 on-site dining options, showcasing variety from mouthwatering barbecue to campfire treats, Massanutten offers something for every taste, season and occasion. At Massanutten Resort, there is something for everyone, all within reach – located just two hours from Washington, D.C., and 50 minutes from the Charlottesville Albermarle Airport. 


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