Lee Canyon’s Mountain Fest, a one-day celebration of outdoor recreation and music, is Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Live music starts at noon; bands in order of performance are The Smokestacks (traditional blues), The Shmarties (classic rock), Zach Ryan’s Honk Tonk Trio (country), and Indigo Kidd, an alternative pop trio. Mountain Fest is an all-ages event. Admission is free to live music and base area activities like Lee Canyon’s annual Crosscut Log Sawing competition, a vendor village, and food trucks. Experiences like the beer garden featuring Able Baker Brewing, axe throwing, and scenic chairlift rides, require tickets.
Mountain Fest also features the eighth annual Birdies & Beers Disc Golf Competition; a Mountain Fest event schedule with pricing is below. More information is at www.leecanyonlv.com.
Birdies & Beers Disc Golf Competition
Tee Times: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. | $40
Awards: 5 p.m.
Now in its eighth year, this 18-hole disc golf competition is a local’s favorite, catering to avid and beginner disc golfers alike. Competitors age 21 and over can enjoy a craft beer station on every fourth tee. All registrants receive a Mountain Fest stainless steel pint tumbler. Disc golfers are encouraged to register and select a tee-time online ahead of Mountain Fest. www.leecanyonlv.com.
Mountain Fest Beer Garden
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | VIP:$40 General: $30
On the deck of Hillside Lodge, guests can enjoy 18 craft beers featuring selections from Able Baker Brewing and many others. VIP tickets include a 2022 Mountain Fest stainless steel pint tumbler. Must be 21 years of age and older with proper identification. Purchase tickets at www.leecanyonlv.com.
Axe Throws for Charity
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. | $5 donation
Every ticket buys guests two axe throws to benefit the Mount Charleston Volunteer Fire Department. Participants have a chance to win special prizes, and 100% of the proceeds go to the fire department.
Scenic Chairlift Rides
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. | $10 adults, $8 military $6 youth, kids aged 5 and under ride free