Sunshine Village to showcase ski in Banff’s 3rd Annual SnowDays

January 10, 2014

Banff National Park really knows how to celebrate winter.  This upcoming Friday, January 10 the town, historical site, and partners will kick off the 3rd Annual SnowDays.  With tons of fun-filled activities there is something for everyone. The month-long festival is packed full with mid-week events and weekend festivals that celebrate Banff’s historic love for winter.

To kick off the month-long event there will be a street party meets rail jam throw down on January 10titled The Big Bear. Hosted on Bear Street in Banff, this event will showcase pros highlighting their best tricks on custom made ramps and rails.

On Saturday, January 11to honour Canadian Olympic hopefuls and wish them good luck at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, CBC’s George Stroumboulopoulos and Juno Award-winning bands The Sheepdogs and The Arkells will celebrate at the Molson Canadian Block Party presented by Hilton HHonors™.

Sunshine Village will help celebrate winter in Canada’s oldest National Park by hosting on mountain events throughout the month-long festival. 

On January 18 and 19the resort will host Avalanche Awareness days, where guests can learn more about the resort’s snow safety team. Don’t miss the big cornice blast on one or both days (weather dependant).

The evening of Sunday, January 19 there will be a big Avalanche Awareness finale with a show at the Max Bell theatre in Banff. Sunshine’s very own snow safety team will MC for the evening, and this will also be another excellent opportunity to learn more from industry trained professionals.

Come celebrate FIS World Snow Days at Sunshine Village on January 18 and 19. Kids get to ski or snowboard absolutely FREE with the purchase of an adult lift ticket (restrictions apply). The offer is also extended for Sunshine Marmot Card holders (discounted passes) as well as Season Pass holders with the accompaniment of an adult.

Sunshine will also feature après ski specials throughout Banff SnowDays at Creekside Restaurant. Located at the base of Sunshine Village in the Creekside Lodge, Creekside Restaurant offers up tasty breakfast, lunch and après ski fare.  Specials from January 13through February 9 include:

  • Monday – Macho Nacho Mondays (½ price nachos). 
  • Tuesdays – Taco Tuesdays include two pulled pork soft shell tacos with pulled pork, slaw mix, cilantro and pico de gallo 
  • Wednesdays – Wing Wednesdays ($4 a pound of wings)
  • Thursdays – Spinach artichoke dip with housemade flatbread

Don’t forget to come check out even more exciting SnowDay activities throughout the month –they’re ‘snow-much’ fun. See the full schedule here: http://www.banfflakelouise.com/Area-Events/Festivals/Winter/SnowDays

For more information on Sunshine Village visit www.skibanff.com

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