The Top Mammoth Lakes Summer Events & Festivals

Photo of people with drinks in hand enjoying Mammoth Lakes summer events

There is always something happening in Mammoth Lakes, whether you decide to visit during the dead of the winter or the dog days of summer. We recommend planning your getaway around one of the Mammoth Lakes summer events or festivals to make the most of your time in Mammoth this summer. Rock out at our local music festivals or celebrate independent filmmakers in the mountains with our annual film festivals. Regardless of your interests, you are sure to find plenty of ways to keep your family entertained in Mammoth Lakes all summer long. 

Stay in the heart of the action with our properties at 1849 Mountain Rentals, and start planning your vacation around one of our annual summer events that we are proud to sponsor:

Mammoth Lakes 4th of July

Celebrate Independence Day in Mammoth Lakes with festive parades and dazzling firework displays. Every year runners lace up their shoes to join the Footloose Freedom Mile race before the start of the Annual Town Parade. The holiday ends with spectacular fireworks at Crowley Lake, backdropped by views of the Eastern Sierras. Learn more about the festivities by checking out our blog on how to Celebrate the 4th of July in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, May

The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival is an annual event that brings together independent filmmakers every Memorial Day weekend. The MLFF is proud to showcase the work of emerging and innovative filmmakers while allowing film lovers to socialize with industry professionals. We invite you to support these creators and kick off your summer with fantastic films in the mountains! 

Flash Foxy Trailfest, June

The Flash Foxy Trailfest brings the love of running to Mammoth Lakes without the pressure of competition. This trail fest is intended to create a safe space for everyone to run in a non-competitive setting and build their skills. Besides exploring the trails, you can also expect workshops, open-air markets, food truck vendors, film screenings, giveaways, and live music.

Mammoth Bluesapolloza, August

Mammoth Bluesapolloza is the most popular summer celebration in Mammoth. This four-day festival showcases the top blues performers in the country while serving over 80 beers from breweries throughout California. Lovers of live music and brews cannot miss this exciting Mammoth Lakes summer event. 

Rock n’ Rye, September

Every Labor Day weekend, the Village at Mammoth celebrates the holiday with three days of whiskey and live music. Rock n’ Rye will feature whiskey from over 40 distilleries along with free live music in the evenings.

Plan Your Vacation Around Mammoth Lakes Summer Events

Plan your California vacation around one of these annual Mammoth Lakes summer events. There is something for everyone during the summer, whether you are interested in live music or outdoor adventures. Reserve your condo with 1849 Mountain Rentals in the heart of the Canyon Lodge area, right at the foot of Mammoth Mountain. With over 60 Mammoth Lakes vacation rentals to choose from, we have something for everyone. Start planning your summer vacation in the mountains today!