A Guide to Big White’s Opening Weekend!

Who’s coming up to join me for all the festivities at Big White starting opening day Thursday, November 28th?! My office is right under Snowshoe Sams in the Village Center and I’m looking forward to seeing you all there and participating in the fun. You won’t want to miss all the exciting events planned. Imagine carving down the slopes and right into your very own ski-in and ski-out spot. It’s never too late in the season to explore the possibilitiesP.S. Don’t miss the chance to stay during opening weekend and get 2 complimentary lift tickets

Thursday, November 28th

The Village Centre Mall and Happy Valley Day Lodge open at 7:45 am. Be one of the first people down the mountain when the Ridge Rocket chair opens at 8:45 am and runs till 3:30 pm.

During this time you can grab a hug or a pic with Lucy Moose & Loose Moose. Also, complimentary hot chocolate and ‘opening day 2019’ stickers will be floating around. Live music at Sessions, 3-6 pm with Canadian acoustic duo Mabaleka.

Sessions Taphouse and Grill will be hosting events all weekend long so be sure to check them out. In addition, they are home to Elevation 57 Brewing Co. Canada’s highest brewery with 12 different beers on tap and a variety of indoor activities…you might even find yourself trapped here. 

Friday, November 29th

Enjoy the slopes all day long and when your body needs a good stretch head over to Mountain Yoga Studio for 7 pm for Practice, Pants + Dance Party, limited space so get your tix in advance. Still buzzing check out ‘Far Out Friday’s’ at Sessions featuring DJ Mr. M from 9 pm to close.

Saturday, November 30th

If you can’t make it any of the other days come Saturday for all the fun! During the day there’s a ‘Patio Party’ at Sessions featuring DJs, vendors & bonfires from 11 am-5 pm (Sat & Sun). Enjoy live music, from Vancouver’s country trio, The Heels, they will be playing in the Village from 12:30-1:30 pm & 6-7 pm. Between 6-6:30 pm, you’ll see the Village transform into a majestic wonderland known as Light up Big White followed by fireworks!

If you’re in the mood to laugh head over to Globe Cafe who is featuring a Comedy Night with Glenn Wool, show starts at 9:30-11:30 pm, get tix here. Get ready to dance as the legendary duo of SkiiTour will be at Sessions from 9 pm-close.

Sunday, December 1st

Take part in the Reindeer Round-Up Scavenger Hunt designed for the whole family, uncover the whereabouts of eight Reindeer that have escaped from Santa’s workshop and reveal the secret message to get them home. Get your clues from the concierge desk located in the Village Centre Mall.  Explore the Village through your taste buds with Walk, Dine, and Wine, the ultimate winter culinary journey for food and wine-lovers. Starting 5 pm, Sundays-Thursdays till Dec 19th.

Visit me at my office, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm!


Family Day at Canada’s Favourite Family Resort

Family Day was originally created to give people time to spend with their families, so why not head up to beautiful Big White Ski Resort and check out the variety of family friendly activities for all ages to enjoy together.

If something adventurous is on your families to do list on Family Day, there are lots of options at Big White Ski Resort that doesn’t involve hitting the slopes.

As the years go on, and everyone gets busier and busier, it is important to take time to create new memories with your family and possibly some new traditions!

Snowmobile Tours 

Big White’s varied terrain allows for a range of snowmobile adventures from gentle family cruises to advanced back country power rides.

Kids can have the experience too of driving their own snowmobile on Big White’s Mini-Z miniature snowmobiles on a track built just for them! click here


The Big White Tub Park is fun for the whole family and is located in the Happy Valley Adventure Centre. Don’t just think this one is for the kids, 5 groomed trails allow you to zoom down the slopes!

Dog Sled Tours

Experience the thrill of mushing with powerful Canadian Sled Dogs through Big White’s back country on this great adventure sport with Candle Creek Kennels.


Ice Climbing Tower

The impressive 60 foot ice tower is exciting and a perfect way to try out the sport. All ages are welcome, with beginner to advanced options. Big White will provide the climbing gear required!

Check out all of Big White’s winter activities here

Remember, Family Day is this coming Monday, February 18th, 2019. Grab the family and head up to Big White Ski Resort!




Big White’s Winter Kick Off!

Mark November 30th on your calendars! It’s Big White’s Winter Kick Off and you won’t want to miss it!

All the festivities are kicked off with the lighting of the massive bonfire in Happy Valley at 6:00pm. While staying warm, the kids can decorate something for the fridge at the craft station and at 6:45pm the entire sky will light up with a beautiful firework display!

Head to your vehicles at 7:00pm to tune into and enjoy the drive-in movie in Happy Valley Car Park. Bring your blankets and bundle up! This years movie is The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. 

Happy Valley Day Lodge will be open with all your winter favourites on the menu!

For more information: click here