Festival Activities

Whitewater Rafting

Strapping strangers to helmets and introducing them to the New River’s untamable whitewater has been ACE’s bread and butter for over 40 years.  There’s no music festival in the world that gives its attendees the chance to challenge their inner pioneer with this level of outdoor adventure. We realize that not all festivalgoers will be veteran outdoorsman with the skills and experience to tame these wild waters, so ACE provides rafting guides and routes for every level of interest and expertise.

The Upper New is a perfect introduction for younger kids featuring small rapids and plenty of calm water for swimming and playing. If you’re looking for something a little more exciting the Lower New River is where it’s at. Half Day and Full Day trips are available during Mountain Music Festival. Half day rapid runs will give you the chance to experience the BEST part of the New River Gorge National Park while still being back in time for Main Stage action in the evening.

Adventure Activities

ACE knows adventure, it’s in our name! Whether you want to fly through the trees on the zip line, settle a score on the paintball field or just enjoy the tranquility of the water while lake kayaking there is a trip for you. If you can imagine an outdoor adventure then chances are ACE has a guide who will play in the woods with you. Start planning your weekend and talking your friends into stepping outside their comfort zone!

ACE Adventure Waterpark

A West Virginia beach party looks a little different than the kind you might see on either of America’s coasts. Open all summer long at ACE Adventure Resort this is the highlight for many who visit us. Friday and Saturday afternoon during the festival we are turning it up to 11! Live music from the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company Lake Stage echoes across the lake all day long.  Dance on the white sandy beaches or splash around in the water. The Lost Paddle will keep you well fed with pizza, burgers, nachos and more. Not to mention frozen drinks, cocktails and brews! For fans with a little a little more energy to spare, the lake has plenty of waterslides, trampolines, obstacles and more to keep you busy all day. If you’re lucky enough to be experiencing this proverbial water carnival for the first time, here’s just a taste of what you’ll find on the lake:

  • 40′ tall Wet Willie Water Slide
  • Dueling Tower Zip-Lines into the water
  • Huge inflatable toys like the 20′ Iceberg Climbing Wall
  • Water Trampolines
  • Launch Bags (The Blob to those in the know)
  • Hiking and biking trails

Sign up for the official MMFest ’24 newsletter for beach party schedule updates, and more information.

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More Inspiration Than Could Be Imagined

Great music inspires great art!! Since 2015 MMFest has invited some of the festival circuits best artists to come be inspired on the mountain and WOW have we been impressed! Look for the live art tent during the festival where these talented folks will be creating their masterpieces. Explore their world of music and art at Mountain Music Festival.

2024 Visual Artist Lineup Coming Soon

YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD, TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW. COME WITH A HANKERIN’. LEAVE WITH A HOBBY.

We want the attendees of Mountain Music Festival to leave with more than just memories. Our workshops and clinics are designed for our fans to take an interest in something that could last a lifetime (or at least the rest of the summer).

2024 Workshop Schedule Coming Soon

Flow on the Mountaintop

Our MMFest performers are top notch and move with the music. You will find character performers, stilt walkers, hoop performers, fan performers, aerialists, fire performers and more on the mountaintop this June.

2024 Performer Lineup Coming Soon

Beats Antique @ Mountain Music Festival 2024

Mountain Music Festival 2024 is West Virginia’s favorite festival coming back to ACE Adventure Resort May 30th – June 1st. Saturday night Beats Antique is bringing their spectacle to the mountaintop stage for our headline spot. The Settlement will be getting things...

Friday Night Lineup Announcement

Mountain Music Festival 2024 features two nights of great music on our mountaintop stage May 31st – June 1st at ACE Adventure Resort. Friday night we want you to move your feet and dance to the beats of Monophonics on the Main Stage as our Friday night headliner....

Thursday Night Kickoff Party

We are kicking off Mountain Music Festival 2024 with a rocking party at The Lost Paddle on Thursday night. Get to the mountain on Thursday and grab the best campsites then get ready to boogie at the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company Lake Stage. This year MINKA is...

10 Years of Mountain Music Festival

We are gearing up for the 10th year of Mountain Music Festival at ACE Adventure Resort this summer and we can’t help but look back on where it all began. From a simple idea to bring a bigger level of entertainment and production into the New River Gorge, building a...

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