Summer Events

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If you think that Mammoth Lakes, CA, is only a wintertime destination, think again! Summer in particular here in Mammoth is splendid – warm and sunny – and there is a wide range of fantastic activities and events to experience during the summer and fall months. And Alpenhof Lodge places you right in the heart of the action!

Explore our list of summer and fall attractions below, and let us know if you’d like more information.

Places of Interest

Yosemite National Park & Tioga Pass Road

Part of Yosemite National Park, the Tioga Pass Road is approximately 25 miles north of Mammoth, and takes about two hours, each way, to drive. It’s the highest highway pass in California at 9,943 feet. This mountainous road is heavy on curves and offers breathtaking vistas of alpine lakes, scenic meadows, and views from Olmstead Point. Tioga Pass is closed during the winter season, but accessable once the snow is cleared during the Spring, Summer and Fall months.  Opening and closing dates are weather dependant.

Tioga and Glacier Point Roads Opening & Closing Dates

Yosemite National Park Entrance Fee: $30 per car or $15 if arriving by foot, horseback, bicycle, motorcycle, or non commecial bus (free for those under the age of 15) Click here for more information about the Fee's & Reservations .

Phone: (801) 559-4884


Devil’s Postpile National Monument

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Often referred to as a “geological wonder”, Devil’s Postpile is a 60-foot high columnar basalt formation, surrounded by gorgeous scenery and the stunning Rainbow Falls waterfall is just a short hike away.

Mono Lake

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Take a boat, canoe, or kayak tour on this 70-square mile saline lake, 30 miles north of Mammoth. Or consider going on a guided walk through the Tufa Towers with one of the Lake’s knowledgeable naturalists.

Bodie State Historic Park

Located 55 miles north of Mammoth, this ghost town has been preserved the way it was left; it provides a fascinating insight into its days as a mining town of 10,000 residents. It’s open year-round, but check road conditions before visiting (snow during the winter months may mean the road is only accessible by snowmobile).

Mammoth Food & Wine Experience

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Mammoth Brewing Co. & Mammoth Festival of Beers

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MBC has been brewing award-winning beers since 1995. They brew in thier Lake Mary Road brew house and the Tasting Room is just steps away from the Alpenhof property at the corner of Main Street and Minaret Road.  Sample the diverse beers plus a few custom brews if they're on hand! They also sell beer to go (including growler fills) and MBC merchandise. The Tasting Room is open daily.

The Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza is the biggest event of the summer.  Held the first weekend in August, this is an event you don't want to miss!  Great blues musicians and over 80 microbreweries are on hand for this festival.  Check out their website for more info!

Mammoth Mountain Bike Park

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The West’s largest bike park (and the “#1 Bike Park in America”, according to Outside Magazine) is part of Mammoth Adventure Center and boasts more than 80 miles of downhill and cross-country trails.

Snowcreek Golf Course and Sierra Star Golf Course

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Hit the links at one of these two area golf courses!

Snowcreek Golf Course offers spectacular views and was designed by Ted Robinson, one of the country’s top course architects.

Sierra Star Golf Course is the state’s highest golf course, at an elevation of 8,000 feet above sea level.


Village at Mammoth

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All of the Village’s great restaurants and shopping options are open year round, and it offers lots of fun family activities during the summer and fall, too.  

Yoga Lab Mammoth

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Located just across the street from the Alpenhof, Yoga Lab welcomes you with a motivating and positive environment where you can nurture your best self - healthy, happy and fit.

Whether you are a new student, seasoned yogi, or an elite athlete, you will find options that energize you and enhance your quality of life, on and off the mat.  

 Guests of the Alpenhof Lodge may receive *10% off + a free mat rental at Yoga Lab Mammoth! *Applies to drop in classes only.

Private & Semi-Private Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, and Personal Training sessions are also available by appointment.

Check out thier calendar for class schedule: 


  • Mammoth Motocross - June 2019
  • Mammoth Half Marathon - June 2019
  • Fourth of July Fireworks
  • Footloose Freedom Mile - July 4, 2019
  • Mammoth Jazzfest - July 2019
  • Mammoth Food & Wine Experience - July 2019
  • Villagefest - July 26-28, 2019
  • Kids Fishing Festival - July 2019
  • Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza - August 2019
  • Mammoth Margarita Festival - August 2019
  • Labor Day Festival
  • Mammoth Rock N Rye - September 2019
  • Oktoberfest in the Village at Mammoth September 20-21, 2019
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