January – World Snow Day at Azuga
International event initiated by the International Ski Federation, World Snow Day is a festival that promotes winter sports and recreational activities on snow. The event started in 2013 and takes place on Sorica slope.
Azuga city hall together with the administrators of Azuga Ski & Bike Resort ski slope , Gravity Ski School, Travel Point as well as other local partners support this event and provides best conditions for spending a wonderful day.
A lot of leisure activities unfold during the event, the organisers having prepared many surprises for a large number of children, youth and their families
Among the activities carried out, there are: free skiing lessons for children , free conveyor transportation for children, free rental for skiing equipment, prize contests, games and fun activities , music and a lot of joy.
July - Surmont Mountain Bike Challenge
Since 2010, Surmont Club has been organising Surmont MTB Challenge, a marathon race dedicated to all wildlife lovers mountain bikers, from enthusiast amateurs to strong experimented racers
The trails have progressive degrees of difficulty from the forest roads in the idyllic Azuga valley Azuga, continued on the forest trails and alpine routes of Baiului mountains. Stretched and smooth portions are intertwined with technical sections, steep ups and downs with large altitude differences. There are several trails of varying difficulty and several categories of competition so that everyone can feel at ease during this confrontation.
Also, special stages are prepared along the long route such as "King Of The Hill" the trophy for best climber and "Speed Master" the award for the most eager descender .
The program of events includes "Trek Fest 2014" with technical workshops and test sessions for bicycles from Trek MTB Bike Collection 2014, a campfire and a journey into the past by projecting films from Surmont event archive , the most longevous mountain bike club in Romania.
Surmont Mountainbike Challenge 2014 was an event organized in partnership with the Azuga City Hall, supported by Surmont Sport, the Trek Bicycle Co. dealer in Romania and celebrated 20 years since the first mountain-bike contest in Romania, organized by Surmont Club in 1994, in Sibiu. In Azuga, in the heart of nature, mountain-biking is AT HOME !
Further details on http://www.maraton.surmont.ro/
October - Azuga Festival
At the beginning of October every year, Azuga festival takes place in Ecaterina Teodoroiu Park ; the aim of the event is to promote , through culture, art and sport , the local values and traditions.
The festival has become a tradition among this kind of events in the country and it is well appreciated on both local and national level.
Sport competition (football, basketball, running), general knowledge contest, pop , rock dance and folkloric music concerts take place during the Festival
Wonderful fireworks end the event.
October - AZUGA TRAIL RACE
The non-profit association “Sport at any age “has been organising, since 2012, the trail running contest “Azuga Trail Race” in October. The race takes place in Bailului Mountains ( Sorici-Azuga ski slope area)
The competition tests the skills of mountain running, but it is also an opportunity to socialize and spend enjoyable time with family and friends in a fantastic mountain landscape offered a late autumn colors.
The location can be reached by train from Bucharest or Brasov, and then by local minibuses . The easiest way of access is the car, as the road is perfect up to the bottom of the slope and there are parking possibilities in the area.
The agenda of the event is announced every year on http://azuga.trailrace.ro/.