2019 Winter Festival DETAILS COMING SOON!                      

Check out some of the fun events that took place in 2018:                

Snow Playground: Available all day (Free); City Hall Parking Lot; This playground will be available during daylight hours for children to climb & enjoy!

Winter Stories & Crafts: Auburn Public Library 

Kids Arts & Crafts: Auburn Public Library

Winter Play: Snowshoeing, sledding, bon fire, hot cocoa & playground fun at Park Avenue Elementary School (161 Park Ave.); in partnership with Winter Kids Winter Games.

Tiara Tea Party: Woman’s Literary Union of Androscoggin County at the Foss Mansion located at 19 Elm Street

Torch Light Parade:  Lost Valley Ski Area; you MUST see this beautiful parade of skiers & snowboarders holding torches, skiing downhill in unison. It is breath-taking! Fireworks after!

Top It Frozen Yogurt: Available all day; Stop in for some delicious frozen yogurt and receive 10% off your purchase all weekend! 168 Main Street

Lost Valley Ski Specials: Lost Valley Ski Area

Snowshoe Hike: Snowshoe Hike at Mt. Apatite, sponsored by Androscoggin Land Trust.

Baxter Outdoor “Packed Powder Series” to benefit WinterKids: Lost Valley

Kids Activity Zone: Festival Plaza

Family Movie: Auburn Public Library will be screening “The BFG” in the Androscoggin Room.

Nordic Ski Demo: 1465 Perkins Ridge Road, just downhill from Wallingford’s Fruit House; Hosted by the Auburn Nordic Ski Association; ANSA will have Nordic ski equipment from Outdoor Sports Institute for kids and adults to try on the groomed trails.

BUNCO: The Women’s Literary Union of Androscoggin County will host an afternoon of Bunco at the Foss Mansion located at 19 Elm Street. Reservations are required: www.womansliteraryunion.org.

Winter Festival Ice Bar! Festival Plaza [Main Street]: A 21+ event; cash bar; live music! 

Lost Valley Lift Ticket Specials

Pet the Ponies: Maple Hill Farms Brickwell Barn located at 2054 North River Rd. in Auburn; The Ponies LOVE carrots, treats, a Selfie, and a good old pat on the back!

Family Sledding: United New Auburn Association is sponsoring sledding, skating, and hot cocoa at Sherwood Heights.

Maine Skier’s Edge Race Series: Lost Valley

St. Dom’s Winter Carnival: St. Dom’s Academy; music, games, firepit, s’mores, campus tours and more.

Volunteer for Winter Festival!

  • The Auburn Recreation Department is seeking volunteers to help with Winter Festival 2019!

    We need help with planning & organization before the event, as well as assistance with the event itself. If you have some time to help us make this the best WinterFest ever, please complete the form below...




Our thanks to the following Winter Festival partners:

Chapman Trucking


L-A Harley Davidson

Northeast Bank

Pat’s Pizza

Platz Associates

Roopers Beverage & Redemption


Androscoggin Savings Bank

Auburn Public Library

Baxter Brewing/Baxter Live Music

Lewiston-Auburn Optimist Club

Lewiston-Auburn Tent and Awning

Lost Valley Ski Area

Sub Zero Ice Carvings

Top-It Frozen Yogurt

Treehouse Graphics

Woman’s Literary Union