MAY 2017

Slush Cup Long Weekend

from Saturday, May 20th to Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Join the spring fun at Banff Sunshine Village for our closing weekend! Plenty of activities every day, including our Coors Light Spring Concert Series, SlushShine Rail Jam, Watergate Banked Slalom and of course, our 89th Annual Slush Cup! More details below.

 

Salomon SlushShine Rail Jam – Saturday, May 20th, 2017

  • What better way to enjoy the last weekend of the season than with one final rail jam?
  • The SlushShine Rail Jam will see skiers and riders take on special features spread over water competing for cash prizes.
  • Registration is from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., in Meeting Room A at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge. The main event will begin at 12:30 p.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. Registration is $20.
  • All minors need to be accompanied by a legal guardian to sign the Release of Liability. Helmets are mandatory for all participants. Inverts are not permitted in this event.
  • Lots of great prizes will be given away, snowboards, outerwear and much more! Everyone gets a prize.
  • Pre-register online: Coming Soon

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft Scenic Route to Alaska – Saturday, May 20th & Sunday, May 21st, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present Scenic Route to Alaska live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests
  • Growing up together in Edmonton, Alberta, Trevor Mann, Murray Wood and Shea Connor have been friends for as long as they can remember. Since 2011, Scenic Route to Alaska has been shaping Mann’s material into their unique prairie-indie sound.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine. 

 

Veuve in the Snow – Saturday, May 20th & Sunday, May 21st, 2017

  • Come enjoy a glass of Champagne and oysters at our Veuve Clicquot bar!
  • Champagne by the glass or bottle.
  • Oysters by the unit or dozen. 
  • Every weekend in the Beer Garden by Mad Trapper's - weather permitting.

Watergate Banked Slalom – Sunday, May 21st, 2017

  • Try out this unique banked slalom in water.
  • Pre-register online: Coming Soon

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. The WOW! Signal – Monday, May 22nd, 2017

The WOW! Signal

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present The WOW! Signal live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests
  • After forming in July 2016, The WOW! Signal have approached this whole cover band thing from a different direction. There's a few of the old staples in their set, but the band largely focuses on modern contemporary pop... from Gorillaz to Strumbellas, to Coldplay, to Ray Charles, there's something in a WOW Signal show for everyone.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine. 

89th Annual Slush Cup  – Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Slush Cup

  • Banff Sunshine Village’s largest event. Held on the last day of the season, Slush Cup is a competition where participants ski or snowboard down a run into an icy pool of water. The aim is to skim across to the end on the pool. 
  • Cash prizing is as follows:
    • Mr Slush Cup - $1,000
    • Mrs Slush Cup - $1,000
    • Best Snowboarder - $500
    • Best Splash - $250
    • Best Costume - $250
    • Best Faceplant - $250
  • Registration is on the day ONLY from 8.30am in the village outside Ski School desk.

PAST EVENTS

OCTOBER 2016

Toronto Snow Show - Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th, 2016

  • Come visit us at the Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine booth and see what we have new for this season

Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival – Friday, October 14th to Saturday, October 15th, 2016

  • Explore a world of flavor and win a trip to Sunshine Village On October 14th & 15th, indulge at the 19th annual Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival! The Stampede Park BMO Centre will be overflowing with over 200 booths featuring delectable food and beverages. While there, fill out a ballot to enter to win a trip for two to the slope-side Sunshine Mountain Lodge.

The Calgary New & Used Ski Sale – Friday, October 21st to Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

  • Make your way to the Max Bell Centre to get your gear for the upcoming season
  • Visit the Sunshine Village booth to purchase your discounted Sunshine-Marmot Plus Cards and enter to win great prizes
  • More details at www.skisale.ca

Edmonton Ski & Snowboard Show – Saturday, October 22nd to Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

  • Visit us at the Edmonton EXPO Centre for news on the latest and greatest for the upcoming season, discount Sunshine-Marmot Plus Cards and enter to win great prizes.
  • More details at www.powderfest.com

NOVEMBER 2016

We're open - Thursday, November 3rd

  • Join us for the first day of the 2016-17 season on Canada’s Best Snow

Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival – Friday, November 4th to Saturday, November 5th, 2016

  • Enjoy the many different beverages and food options at the Shaw Conference Centre. Visit the Sunshine Village booth and be sure to enter to win the Grand Prize of an All-Inclusive Alpine Getaway for two at the beautiful Sunshine Mountain Lodge.

Santa Claus Parade in Banff – Saturday, November 19th

  • Come to enjoy the magic glow of the Santa Claus Parade of Lights with us!
  • Sunshine Village will be part of the procession of floats, performers and the big man himself on Banff Avenue
  • Our Sunshine Village elves will distribute candy canes to the children

Golden Ticket Rail Jam: presented by Salomon – Saturday, November 26th, 2016

  • The Salomon Golden Ticket event is your ticket to a shrediddlyumptious winter!
  • The winner of this event will score a one-year full kit sponsorship from Salomon, and a spot on the Sunshine Village shred tea

Lions’ Festival of Lights – Saturday, November 26th, 2016 to Sunday, January 8th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is a proud supporter of The Festival of Lights: the largest FREE drive-by Christmas Lights showcase in Calgary. It's comprised of over 300,000 lights along 14th St NW. Designed by James Alafriz, Creative Intelligence Agency.
  • It is a collaborative effort that draws upon many volunteers, organizations, and sponsors. Through it all, the Calgary and area Lions Clubs members and volunteers keep things organized and on track.
  • The Festival is now 99% GREEN, created with over 300,000 LED light bulbs and almost 3 km of power chords.
  • It's put together by volunteers putting in thousands of man hours each and every year and draws over 56,000 visitors per day.

Grey Cup at Sunshine Village – Sunday, November 27th, 2016

  • Show your team spirit!
  • Ski or Ride in either your CFL team's jersey and get a $15 discount on your regular lift ticket price
  • Food & Beverage Specials:
    • at Creekside Restaurant and Bar at the Gondola Base
    • Trapper's and Chimney Corner in the Village
    • Happy Hour Specials

DECEMBER 2016

Christmas at Sunshine Village – Friday, December 3rd to Sunday, January 8th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village will transform into a winter wonderland. Get into the festive spirit by taking in the holiday activities while you hit the slopes.

Community Ski Day - Friday, December 9th , 2016

DC: Lord of the Rails – Saturday, December 17th, 2016

  • DC Snowboarding presents Lord of the Rails!
  • Low-key style focused event open to all ages - snowboard only
  • Riders will embark on an epic journey to hit all rails and boxes in a line
  • The winner will go home with $1000 (Men's open)
  • Tons of prizes for each category: 12 & under, Men’s open & Women’s open
  • $10 registration - CASH ONLY - From 9am to 11am in the village

Santa on the Mountain - Saturday, Dec 17th and Sunday, Dec 18th, 2016

  • Santa is coming to Sunshine Village!
  • Santa will be hitting the slopes and taking a few days off from prepping for his big night, but he and Mrs. Claus always have some time to take a photo with the kids.
  • Meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus in the Village from 11am until 2pm.

Salomon Demo Days – Sunday, December 18th, 2016

  • Check out the new line of Salomon Snowboards - you can even take it for a ride! Free demo will take place from 10:00am to 3:00pm outside of Mad Trapper’s Saloon.

Christmas Eve Torch Light Parade – Saturday, December 24th, 2016

  • Come join us at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge for the Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade.
  • Meet us at the bottom of the Strawberry chair to enjoy a beautiful light show!
  • Our specially trained Sunshiners will ski down the Strawberry face with lit torches.
  • Show starts at 7:00pm.

Santa on the Mountain - Saturday, Dec 24th and Sunday, Dec 25th, 2016

  • Santa is coming to Sunshine Village!
  • Santa will be hitting the slopes and taking a few days off from prepping for his big night, but he and Mrs. Claus always have some time to take a photo with the kids.
  • Meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus in the Village from 11am until 2pm

Toyota FreeRide Days – Monday, December 26th, 2016 to Sunday, January 1st, 2017

  • After skiing, hitch a ride back to your vehicle in a brand new Toyota truck.

Sun Awareness Day - Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

  • Did you know that your exposure to UV rays doubles in snow conditions?
  • Come get sunscreen and learn more with Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutique skin care specialists!
  • From 8 am to 11 am at the base

New Year's Eve Torch Light Parade – Saturday, December 31st, 2016

  • Come join us at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge for the New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade.
  • Meet us at the bottom of the Strawberry chair to enjoy a beautiful light show!
  • Our specially trained Sunshiners will ski down the Strawberry face with lit torches.
  • Show starts at 7:00 pm.

JANUARY 2017

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash– Saturday, January 7th to Sunday, January 8th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, January 14th to Sunday, January 15th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Salomon QST Day – Saturday, January 14th, 2017 

  • Make the mountain your playground with Salomon's QST ski line-up, the perfect skis for the versatility terrain and snow at Sunshine Village!
  • Come out to demo a pair from the QST line-up.
  • Take out any ski and be entered to win a pair of Salomon QST 120 ski boots, sweet Salomon swag and much more.
  • The free demo will take place outside Trappers from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Avalanche Awareness Day –Saturday, January 21st to Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

  • Come visit us at the information booth to learn more about avalanche and snow safety!
    - at the top of the gondola
    - from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Expect interactive events showcasing avalanche safety, including: an Avalanche Rescue Dog Demo
    - by the Sunshine Village Snow Safety team
    - at 1 pm, on Saturday and Sunday
    - At the Beacon Basin at the Top of Wawa

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, January 21st to Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Robbie Burns Day – Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

  • Join us in remembering Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns.
  • Sunshine will have a bagpiper playing on our mountain, celebrating the poet’s legacy.
  • Ski for free - if you're wearing a kilt!

Australia Day - Thursday, January 26th, 2017

  • Come take part in our activities on Australia Day!
  • "Aussi Ski" - ski down the Strawberry face in your bikinis and boardies, meeting at 11 am at the top of the Strawberry chair.
  • Cricket match, snow volleyball, thong (aka. flip flop) chucking competition, and much more!
  • Activities will take place in the fenced area in front of Mad Trapper's from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, January 28th to Sunday, January 29th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Sunshine Invitational Race – Saturday, January 28th to Sunday, January 29th, 2017

FEBRUARY 2017

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash– Saturday, February 4th to Sunday, February 5th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Skiers' Church – Sunday, February 5th, 2017

  • Non-Denominational Church Service.
  • Location at the top of Strawberry.
  • Time 10:00 am to 10:25 am.
  • Every Sunday until Easter.

Super Bowl at Sunshine Village – Sunday, February 5th, 2017

  • Show your team spirit at Sunshine Village!
  • Ski or Ride in either team's apparel - New England Patriots or Atlanta Falcons - and save on your lift ticket with the 12th man discount.
  • $15 off adult lift ticket and $5 off child lift ticket.
  • Food & Beverage Specials at Creekside Restaurant and Bar at the gondola base and Trapper's and Chimney Corner in the Village
  • Happy Hour Specials

 Bourgeau Bonfire Bash– Saturday, February 11th to Sunday, February 12th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Valentine's Day - Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

  • Come take a picture in our Love Chair
  • In the Village from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Don't forget to tag us with #SSVLoveChair on Social Media

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, February 18th to Monday, 20th 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Toyota FreeRide Days – Saturday, February 18th to Monday, 20th 2017

  • After skiing, hitch a ride back to your vehicle in a brand new Toyota truck.

Salomon Demo Days – Saturday, February 18th to Sunday, 19th 2017

  • Check out the new line of Salomon equipment—you can even take it for a ride!
  • Free demo will take place from 10:00am to 3:00pm outside of Mad Trapper’s Saloon.
  • Skis on Saturday. Snowboards on Sunday.

Granville Winter Mingler Weekend: Lions Winter Ale & S’mores - Saturday, February 25th to Sunday, February 26th, 2017

"Winter is coming — and you’re going to like it. With complex layers of vanilla, cocoa, and caramel, our Lions Winter Ale gives you plenty to get warm and cozy with. This brew is nicely balanced so the sweeter flavours don’t overwhelm. You could call it the ultimate winter comfort brew, perfect with our S'mores!"

  • Enjoy Granville Island Brewing’s Lions Winter Ale and S’mores samples by the Bourgeau Bonfire Bash!
  • Redeem voucher by the bonfire at the base area.
  • From 3 pm to 5 pm, or while supplies last.
  • Must be legal drinking age.

Muscle MLK Sampling - Sunday, February 26th, 2017

  • Finish your day right with the Muscle MLK sampling.
  • From 2 to 5 pm at the Bourgeau Bonfire Bash.

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, February 25th to Sunday, February 26th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

MARCH 2017

Granville Winter Mingler Weekend: Maple Shack Cream Ale and Maple Toffee – Saturday, March 4th to Sunday, March 5th, 2017
"Maple Shack’s roasted caramel malt creates the perfect background that lets a subtle hint of Canadian maple syrup shine through. In summer, try this one with BBQ ribs. In winter, break it out with Maple Syrup Toffee."

  • Enjoy Granville Island Brewing’s Maple Shack Cream Ale and Maple Syrup Toffee by the Bourgeau Bonfire Bash.
  • Redeem voucher by the bonfire at the base area.
  • From 3 pm to 5 pm, or while supplies last.
  • Must be legal drinking age.

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash– Saturday, March 4th to Sunday, March 5th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, March 11th to Sunday, March 12th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

St Patrick's Day - Friday, March 17th, 2017

  • Come take part in our St Patrick's Day treasure hunt!
  • One leprechaun and six four-leaf clovers got lost on one blue and six green runs around the resort, help us find them to redeem your prize at the General Office.
  • Follow us on social media (Facebook & Instagram) on the day to get some clues.

Glenmorangie Scotch Whisky Dinner at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge – Saturday, March 18th 2017

  • Enjoy a 6-course dinner with scotch pairings.
  • 7:00 pm at the Eagle's Nest Canadian Bistro at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge.
  • $99 + tax & gratuity - per person (room night not included).
  • For more info, contact Brent at brent.seetaram@skibanff.com or call 403-762-6500.
  • Reservations are required.

Rockstar x SSV Sessions – Saturday, March 18th 2017 - POSTPONED TO Sunday, March 19th, 2017

  • FREE event.
  • From 10:30 am to 3:30 pm in the Rockstar area in the Divide Park.
  • Hit the 'Rockstar' park features in line!
  • Rockstar Energy Drinks sampling and goodies.
  • Enter the video contest to win some prizes.


Bourgeau Bonfire Bash– Saturday, March 18th to Sunday, March 19th, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Skiers' Church – Sunday, March 19th, 2017

  • Non-Denominational Church Service.
  • Location at the top of Strawberry.
  • Time 10:00 am to 10:25 am.
  • Every Sunday until Easter.

Schulich Racing at Sunshine Village – Saturday, March 25th 2017

  • The team from University of Calgary's Schulich Racing will be at Bourgeau Bonfire Bash to show case their open wheel Formula-1 style race car
  • Be sure to check them out at the base area from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Pete Navin Memorial Style & Speed Event  – Saturday, March 25th

  • Alberta Snowboarding in association with Evolve, presents the Pete Navin Memorial Style with Speed Even
  • For more details and to register, please visit: Alberta Snowboarding

Women's Snowboard Federation: Park Days – Saturday, March 25th

  • Calling all ladies! Park Days is excited to announce its final 2017 Alberta stop, at Sunshine Village! If you're looking to learn some new skills in the park, or try out park for the first time, this camp is for you! With great prizes from series sponsor Salomon and Niche, you could win one of two snowboards we are giving away that afternoon! Register now - as space is limited!
  • The Park Days Camp Tour focuses on progression in the terrain park, specifically jumps, boxes, rails and some free-riding.  Whether it's your first time in the terrain park or want to step up your advanced game, you'll be progressing throughout the day with help from your local certified and seasoned coaching team. Coaches are licensed through the Canada Snowboard Coaching Program and CASI.
  • Your day includes a morning warmup session, a full day of coaching and goodie bag from our sponsors! Please note the camp does not include lift tickets but we offer discounted lift tickets to all participants.
  • For more details and to register, please visit: www.ridedays.ca/alberta

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, March 25th to Sunday, 26th 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Salomon Demo Days – Saturday, March 25th to Sunday, March 26th, 2017

  • Check out the new line of Salomon equipment—you can even take it for a ride! Free demo will take place from 10:00am to 3:00pm outside of Mad Trapper’s Smokehouse.
  • Skis on Saturday, Snowboards on Sunday.

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft The Frontiers – Saturday, March 25th & Sunday, March 26th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present The Frontiers live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • The group prides itself in adding punk and indie rock influences to their sound to create highly melodic and catchy music. Aggressive vocals, powerful tempos, progressive instrument riffs and arrangements; married with roots/folk rhythms and lyrics that tell a story – The Frontiers is a unique and enjoyable experience. Young and old audiences instantly enjoy and respect their sound.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat in the Coors Light Beer Garden to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine.

Salomon Banked Style – Sunday, March 26th, 2017

  • Test your speed and skills on the Salomon Banked Style course, composed of berms and terrain parks features.
  • Open to skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities
  • Prizes for best time, best style, and best overall
  • $20 registration on the day of at the event tent outside of Mad Trappers from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
  • Main Event from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, each rider will get 2 runs.
  • Stay tuned to Sunshine Village Social Media to see sneak peaks of the course.

Skiers' Church – Sunday, March 26th, 2017

  • Non-Denominational Church Service.
  • Location at the top of Strawberry.
  • Time 10:00 am to 10:25 am.
  • Every Sunday until Easter.

Salomon PRESS PLAY video contest – Saturday, March 25th to Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

  • Just like X Games Real Ski and Real Snow, teams of up to 3 will compete by creating videos utilizing the specifically marked areas around Banff Sunshine Village.
  • Videos will be posted on Social Media and judged based on the variety of filming and editing techniques as well the technicality and creativity of the riding.
  • $1,500 for the winners!

APRIL 2017

Bourgeau Bonfire Bash – Saturday, April 1st to Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

  • Come out and enjoy bonfires, music, beer gardens, BBQ and much more at the Bourgeau Base area.
  • BBQ and Beer Garden from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Coors Lights Apres Ski Party ft Classified – Saturday, April 1st to Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

  • Experience the après-ski party of the year with Coors Light at Sunshine Village April 1st and 2nd, 2017. Special performances by Classified up at Mad Trappers Stage 12:00pm-4:00pm both days. Also a chance to win a trip for 2 to Coors Light Snowbombing April 6th to 10th, 2017.
  • Concert free to all on-mountain guests.

Skiers' Church – Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

  • Non-Denominational Church Service.
  • Location at the top of Strawberry.
  • Time 10:00 am to 10:25 am.
  • Every Sunday until Easter.

Rude Girls Ride Day - Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

  • Join the Rude Girls Shop for a day on the mountain specially dedicated to women!
  • Stay tuned for more details...

ShredAbility – Saturday, April 8th, 2017

  • ShredAbility is a fundraiser for Rocky Mountain Adaptive, a registered charity whose aim is to provide any individual with a disability the chance to access all sport and recreational activities in the Canadian Rockies
  • This is a giant treasure hunt with adaptive challenges spread over the mountain. There is 3 levels of entry: Green, Blue, and Black.
  • More info: http://rockymountainadaptive.com/shredability/

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. The Static Shift – Saturday, April 8th & Sunday, April 9th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present The Static Shift live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • Inspired by the 60s, 70s, as well as present bands, our sound radiates blues / rock n’ roll rides, with romps of alternative, indie and psychedelic rock. 
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat in the Coors Light Beer Garden to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine.

Skiers' Church – Sunday, April 9th, 2017

  • Non-Denominational Church Service.
  • Location at the top of Strawberry.
  • Time 10:00 am to 10:25 am.
  • Every Sunday until Easter.

Sun Awareness Day – Saturday, April 15th, 2017

  • Did you know that your exposure to UV rays doubles in snow conditions?
  • Come get sunscreen and learn more with Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutique skin care specialists!
  • 8-11 am at the Base / 11:30-4:30 pm in the Village

Toyota FreeRide Days – Saturday, April 15th to Monday, April 17th, 2017

  • After skiing, hitch a ride back to your vehicle in a brand new Toyota truck.
  • Prairie Toyota will be on the mountain throughout the Easter Long Weekend offering free rides for all guests from the bottom of the gondola to their parked cars. Sign-up for your Freeride by our Bourgeau Bonfire

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. Tim Hus – Saturday, April 15th & Sunday, April 16th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present Tim Hus live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • Hus comes at his audience like a runaway rig, while firing off image-laden lyrics with the intensity of a western gunslinger. Hus was nominated for “Folk/Roots” artist of the year at the Canadian Music Awards and “Songwriter of the Year” at the Folk Music Awards. Tim's distinctive song-writing and spirited performances by the members of his dynamic band stand as a cornerstone of authentic Canadiana.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine.

  

Easter at Sunshine Village – Saturday, April 15th to Sunday, April 16th, 2017

  • Join our Family-friendly activities during this weekend!
  • On Saturday, April 15th:
    • Take part in our Easter treasure hunt!
    • The Easter Bunny lost his belongings around the resort, help us find them to redeem your prize at the General Office.
    • Follow us on social media (Facebook & Instagram) on the day to get some clues.
    • For kids up to 12 years old.
  • On Sunday, April 16th:
    • Non-Denominational Church Service - 11:00 AM at the top of Strawberry.
    • 15min of Brass Music before the Church Service.
    • The Easter Bunny will make an appearance at Sunshine Village to help the kids collect chocolate Easter eggs hidden all around the mountains - will immediately follow the Church Service.

Holy Bowl-EH – Monday April 17th to Sunday 23rd April, 2017

  • Snowboy productions presents: Holy Bowly - an international gathering of creativity and flow.
  • The Holy Bowly is not a contest but simply a week long dream session with some of the best snowboarders in the world, riding some of the most amazing transitional snow features ever created! The week concludes with an all-star weekend where the public is invited to join in the fun as we celebrate another month to go of spring riding at Banff Sunshine Village!
  • April 17-21 Private Park: invited riders and media only - spectators welcomed.
  • April 22 Holy Bowly Exhibition Event - Select Public Access
    • Win your way in:
    • GET A CHANCE to enter Holy Bowly this Saturday!
      • 1 - Post a picture on Instagram of you doing something rad in our #SSVTerrainParks or hitting a natural feature at Banff Sunshine Village.
      • 2 - Why should you enter Holy Bowly? Tell us your story in the caption.
      • 3 - Don't forget the location "Banff Sunshine Village", the hashtags #HolyBowly, #SunshineVillage and #SSVContest.
      • 4 – Winners will be messaged directly with details on event check-in.
  • April 23 OPEN TO ALL for a week!

 

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. Elk Run & Riot – Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present Elk Run & Riot live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • Elk run & Riot folk rock four piece that is carving their own unique style of experimental music in the Rocky Mountains of Canada. The foundation of songs begin with creative lyrics that tell true stories of mountain life and culture of the Bow Valley . Elk Run and Riot deliver intricate harmonies, a tight progressive rhythm section and an electric mix of leads that cover multiple genres of music
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine.

Veuve in the Snow – Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2017

  • Come enjoy a glass of Champagne and oysters at our Veuve Clicquot bar!
  • Champagne by the glass or bottle. Oysters by the unit or dozen. 
  • Every weekend in the Beer Garden by Mad Trapper's - weather permitting.

 

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. Trinity Bradshaw – Saturday, April 29th & Sunday, April 30th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present Trinity Bradshaw live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • Trinity is from Prince Edward Island, but now calls Calgary, Alberta her home. Trinity has been featured as SOCAN’s Artist of the Month performing on the Billy Block Show at the MERCY Lounge in Nashville. She has also performed at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, Musexpo in Los Angeles, the legendary Viper Room in Los Angeles, Cavendish Beach Music Festival, Big Valley Jamboree, Calgary Stampede, showcased at the Canadian Country Music Awards and the Alberta Country Music Association Gala Awards, the Boots and Hearts Festival main stage, while opening for Country megastars Hunter Hayes, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood. On August 30, 2014 Trinity opened for one of her biggest inspirations and country music legend Shania Twain. In January 2017, Trinity won the Female Artist of the Year at the Alberta Country Music Awards.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine.

Veuve in the Snow – Saturday, April 29th & Sunday, April 30th, 2017

  • Come enjoy a glass of Champagne and oysters at our Veuve Clicquot bar!
  • Champagne by the glass or bottle.
  • Oysters by the unit or dozen. 
  • Every weekend in the Beer Garden by Mad Trapper's - weather permitting.

MAY 2017

Downtown Throwdown – Thursday, May 4th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village brings the mountain to Stephen’s Ave.
  • Check out the music and Rail Jam midday.

Bacon Day at Sunshine Village – Saturday, May 6th, 2017

  • Sunshine Pig Out - 2:00 PM:
    • Watch as 10 people compete to see who can eat 50 strips of bacon the fastest.
    • Participants will receive a Coors Light after the competition and the winner receives a 2018 Spring Season
      Pass or credit to a 2017-18 Season Pass.
    • Registration happens May 6 at noon on the Trapper’s Spring Patio.
  • Help Crown the King and Queen of Bacon! - 2:30 PM
    • The five best-dressed men and women will be asked on stage and the crowd will choose their favourites by applause.
    • The man and woman who receives the biggest cheer will receive a 2018 Spring Season Pass, or credit to a 2017-18 Season Pass. 
  • Watch for bacon specials at all the Sunshine Village restaurants for the day because who doesn’t like bacon, eh?
    • Chimney Corner: Deluxe bacon sandwich with Canadian back bacon, Hutterite bacon, smoked Gouda cheese, arugula and maple Dijon on rye bread. Trappers: Pineapple bacon BBQ burger on a brioche bun. Burger Co: Maple bacon burger with Swiss cheese on a brioche bun. Creekside: Specialty pizza with Hutterite bacon, brie, ham, caramelized onions and spinach.

The Session: presented by Salomon and SRD – Saturday, May 6th, 2017
  • SRD The Session is back for year two! An unconventional snowboarding event.
  • On May 6th, the Alberta snowboarding community will gather in the Great Divide Terrain park to close out the season with a bang on an array of custom-built features. These features have been cooked up in the SRD crew’s dreams, chairlift discussions and Facebook posts and then made into reality by the Sunshine Village Park Crew.
  • How is "SRD The Session" unconventional?   1) There are no age or gender brackets. Instead, everyone rides the set-up at the same time.   2) There is no podium, but tons of prizes given out during the duration of the on-hill session, and also during a special awards ceremony at the end of the day.
  • Registration from 10:00 to 11:30 AM in the Village. Entry fee is $20. Session from 12:30 to 3:30 PM sharp. Awards at 4:00 PM. Snowboard only event.
  • Tons of great prizes from Salomon Snowboards, Quiksilver, Capita, Union, Coal, Airblaster, Vans, Ashbury, Howl, Beaver Wax, Crab Grab, DC Snowboarding, Dinosaurs Will Die, Salmon Arms and Remind Insoles.

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. The Middle Coast – Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present The Middle Coast live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • The Middle Coast's vintage aesthetic was complimented with dramatic results by Howard Redekopp’s signature indie grit, and bolstered by Don Benedictson's straightforward music-first approach. Now, The Middle Coast is sitting on on a delicious blend of old and new, with a dash of youthful enthusiasm that takes things to the next level.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine.

 

Veuve in the Snow – Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th, 2017

  • Come enjoy a glass of Champagne and oysters at our Veuve Clicquot bar!
  • Champagne by the glass or bottle. Oysters by the unit or dozen. 
  • Every weekend in the Beer Garden by Mad Trapper's - weather permitting.

Bikinis & Boardshorts: presented by Roxy & Quiksilver – Saturday, May 13th, 2017

  • Back by popular demand is the 9th annual Bikinis & Boardshorts fundraiser.
  • Open to everyone, this event will see skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities having fun in their bikinis and boardshorts!
  • All money raised will be going directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • For more information, visit the Event page: http://www.skibanff.com/events/bikinis/

Mother's Day - Mom Ski for Free - Sunday, May 14th, 2017

  • Let Mom know how much you appreciate her and bring her to Sunshine Village to celebrate Mother’s day!
  • All mothers that visit Sunshine Village on May 14th, 2017 accompanied by their child will ski for free with the purchase of a regular priced Child or Youth ticket.
  • Must be accompanied by their child/youth who purchase a ski ticket to receive the free lift pass- child must be 6-17

Coors Light Spring Concert Series ft. Michael Bernard Fitzgerald – Saturday, May 13th & Sunday, May 14th, 2017

  • Sunshine Village is proud to present Michael Bernard Fitzgerald live on the PEPSI stage from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM each afternoon and are accessible to all Sunshine on-mountain guests.
  • Calgary singer songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald (MBF) has been a fixture on the music scene since he released his debut LP “Love” in 2009. And he’s been on the road ever since, touring throughout North America (US and Canada) with the likes of Joel Plaskett, Stars, The Wallflowers, Elliott Brood, Steve Winwood, Third Eye Blind, Toad The Wet Sprocket, Bobby Long, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Lights and many more.
  • Grab a cold one and take a seat on the Trapper’s patio to enjoy the sounds of spring at Sunshine. 

Veuve in the Snow – Saturday, May 13th & Sunday, May 14th, 2017

  • Come enjoy a glass of Champagne and oysters at our Veuve Clicquot bar!
  • Champagne by the glass or bottle.
  • Oysters by the unit or dozen. 
  • Every weekend in the Beer Garden by Mad Trapper's - weather permitting.