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Sugar Mountain Winter Things to Do

Sugar Mountain Winter Activities

Sugar Mountain Winter Things to Do

Our Sugar Mountain Winter Things to Do Guide 2021 highlights things to do in the Sugar Mountain area that should not to be missed during the colder months!


  • Sugar Mountain Resort
    For "all things snow" head to one of the South's top winter resorts. Sugar Mountain features

    • Skiing & Snowboarding: featuring 125 acres of ski terrain with 21 slopes and 8 lifts- Sugar Mountain Resort meets the ski needs of your entire family.  Ski and snowboarding lessons are available for ages 5 and up and equipment rentals are available on site. Find more details on ticket prices HERE

    • Snow Tubing: glide down 700ft runs and return via a magic carpet (the laziest, funnest winter "sport"!)  Ages 3-6 need to ride down with an adult.  Find more details and reserve your two-hour session online HERE

    • Ice Skating: located beside the snow tubing park, is a 10,000 sqft refridgerated ice skating rink! Ages 3 and up can skate and rental skates are available.  Purchase your tickets on-site.  For hours and pricing, click HERE

    • Snowshoeing: when weather permits, take a one-hour guided snowshoe tour around Sugar Mountain. Tours are for ages 8 and up.  Call ahead to make sure weather conditions are appropriate for this activitiy.  For more details, click HERE
  • Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster
    The High Country's newest attraction is located across the road from Sugar Mountain Resort. Ride down the mountain solo at speeds over 25 mph for an invigorating winter experience! Open seven days a week for those 38 inches tall and up.  Find details HERE

  • Sugar Creek Mining Company
    Find gems in every bucket when you sluce in the outdoor flumes at Sugar Creek Mining Company.  After you have found all the gemstones in your bucket, get some help identifying your precious stones.  You can even have your favorites polished and set for wearing on-site.  Find details HERE



  • SugarFest
    December 11-13, 2020 
    Enjoy the After Ski Party and Fireworks, Sugarfeast special food & drinks, girls snowboard camp and lodging specials at Sugar Mountain Resort. Click HERE

  • Sugar Mountain Resort New Year's Eve Celebration
    December 31st: 9pm-1am
    The general public is invited, free of charge to an alpine torch light parade at 11:45 p.m. and the fireworks show at midnight. Make reservations for the indoor festivities from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. featuring live music by The Rockabilly’s. Click HERE

  • Sugar Mountain Winter Music Series
    Various Dates December-March
    Enjoy live music. Find a detailed list of bands and dates HERE

  • Find weekly upcoming events compiled by the regional visitor center staff every Tuesday HERE



  • Fred and Larry's Coffee
    Warm up with locally roasted coffee, espresso and Lattés at this local hangout. View local art on display and catch a musician on random evenings.

  • The Painted Fish Cafe and Beer Bar
    Located at the base of Sugar Mountain, visit for dinner.  Make sure to try one of the local favorites, the Pecan Trout!

  • Stay & Play Packages
    Warm up after a day outdoors, with a dip in a hot tub or a hot toddy by the fireplace in one of Sugar Mountain's rental properties. Another perk is the free shuttle to the ski resort.  Find details and specials for Sugar Mountain lodging HERE