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14th Annual Great Outdoors Festival

14th Annual Great Outdoors Festival

October 25, 2014

This page contains all of Saturday's events.
Please click here to view Sunday's line-up, including our 5k Trail Run.

This year's festival will be held on October 25th & 26th, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm each day. On Saturday, October 25th, we will have our 2nd Annual Harvest Huck Rail Jam - See below for more information.  Our 3rd Annual Whitetail Fall Downhill 5-K Trail Run  will be held on Sunday, October 26th. Live entertainment plus all of your festival favorites will return again this year.

Admission to the festival:

  • Adults              $8.00
  • Seniors            $4.00
  • Kids 6-12         $4.00
  • Kids under 6     FREE


Harvest Huck Rail Jam

Our 2nd Annual pre-season Rail Jam will be held Saturday, October 25th at 11 am. Registration starts at 9 am. Cost for this event is $30.00, which includes event Tee shirt, goody bag and free admission to the Great Outdoor Festival for the day. The jam will have 2 features - a box and a rail. All participants must wear a helmet and have a signed Event Release form. This is your chance to get on the slopes early, and show us your best trick for the chance to win some really great prizes such as:
1st Place Boarder: TBD
2nd Place Boarder: TBD
3rd Place Boarder: TBD

1st Place Skier: TBD
2nd Place Skier: TBD
3rd Place Skier: TBD


Special Thanks for sponsoring this event to: 

 Zero Ice Logo


Antique Car & Truck Show

Don't miss the chance for you to show off your sweet ride. Whether you drive an antique, classic, or a custom; bring it out to Whitetail Resort, Saturday, October 25th. Show registration is  from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm the day of the event. Trophies and dash plaques will be awarded. Registration fee is $10.00 which includes 1 Adult Admission to the festival. For more information, contact Tom Danzberger at 717.262.8603.


Retail Shop Sale

Stock up on everything you need for winter at this great preseason sale during our Outdoor Festival!

Selected Skis, Snowboards, Boots and Helmets are all 30-40% off!

Selected Luggage, Poles and other Hard Goods are also 30-40% off!

Selected Adult and Kids Clothing, Gloves, Hats and other Accessories are 30-50% off!

We also have a large selection of NEW 2014/15 Merchandise available.

Super Close Out Deals on ALL 2013-2014 Equipment, Youth and Adult sizes of Skis, Snowboards, Boots and Poles. Get here early, these are going to go FAST!


Ski & Board Swap

If you are in the market for some gently used winter gear, don't forget to check out our annual Ski & Board Swap during the Great Outdoors Festival. Proudly brought to you by the great folks of Whitetail’s Ski Patrol, this year’s swap will be held:

Saturday, October 25th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 26th from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm

If you have gear you would like to sell at the swap, you may drop it off October 20th thru October 24th between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm at our Guest Services lobby.


Entertainment Line-Up

Runaway Dorothy

Brooklyn-based Americana Quartet Runaway Dorothy comes to Whitetail on Saturday, taking center stage at 12:30 pm. Performing 3 sets of rustic, mining folk, country, and alt-country. They are sure to have you on your feet, strumming right along. Watch here as they perform Carolina:

For more information, please visit their website at: Runaway Dorothy
Or "Like" them on Facebook at:



Other Activities

Kid's Acitivties Exhibitors Fun For All
Barnyard Buddies PSU Mont Alto Woodsmen Team Climbing Wall
Hay Maze Seeing Eye Puppy Club Paintball Target Shoot
Kid's Corner Apple Butter Demo Haunted Hall
Castle Moon Bounce Blacksmith Snowmaking Tours
4-H Pony Rides Wood Carver Chairlift Rides
Barrel Train Birds of Prey Archery Target Shoot
Play Area Reptiles Eating Contests
Catch & Release Fishing Rinehart Orchards Groomer

Don't miss out on Dogsled Demonstrations by "Wilderness Adventure Kennel". Stop by their exhibit, meet the dogs, and learn how to harness and bootie a dog. 


If you are interested in becoming a vendor at this year's festival, please download our application here:  2014 Fall Festival Vendor Application

Mail completed application and fees to Whitetail Resort, attention Melissa McFadden.