WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, December 15 - Celebrate Snowmass’s 50th with an Après Ski Party at Snowmass Base Village featuring live music from DJ GeoDecibel from 11am - 4pm. Or, if family fun is more your speed, enjoy face painting and balloon animals in the kids zone. At noon, members of the Red Bull Air Force team will jump out of planes 5,000 feet above Snowmass and perform air stunts as they approach the landing zone on Fanny Hill. Now that’s something in the spirit of Stein Eriksen’s opening day stunt!

Top off a day of celebration at the Elk Camp Retro Party at Elk Camp Restaurant from 5 - 9 pm (this event is sold out). Wear your most fabulous retro ski fashion while feasting on 50 years of the finest mountain cuisine. Fireworks over Fanny Hill cap off the day at 9pm saluting 50 years of skiing and riding at Snowmass.

Saturday, December 16 - Saturday marks the return of the memorable Banana Days, but with a modern twist. Then, Après at Snowmass Base Village featuring live music from DJ Benny from 12pm - 4pm. Face painting and balloon animals will also be available in the kids zone. For those lucky enough to have a ticket, end the day in style at the sold out 50th Anniversary Golden Gala at The Viceroy. A film, currently in development, celebrating 50 years of Snowmass will debut during the gala.​

Sunday, December 17 - Sunday boasts a day of vintage skiing and riding with a special Cabin Jump and Rail Jam. Enjoy timeless comfort foods at the on-mountain Community Picnic at the Spider Sabich Picnic and Race Area from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.
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Banana Days

Saturday, Dec. 16 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Relive the Snowmass Tradition of Banana Days. Go bananas hunting for 1,967 plastic bananas hidden around the mountain, Base Village, and the Snowmass Mall, following clues on the radio and social media for chances to win prizes big and small, including the Grand Banana Prize of an Antigua beach vacation. Head up to a Elk Camp for a banana-tastic after party from 1:30 - 3:30pm on Saturday. 

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Anniversary Après SKi

Friday DeC. 15 & Saturday Dec. 16

Top off a day of skiing and riding with an Après Ski Party at Snowmass Base Village from 11am - 4pm on Friday featuring live music from DJ GeoDecibel, and from 11am - 4pm on Saturday featuring music from DJ Benny. Or, if family fun is more your speed, enjoy face painting, clowns, and balloon animals in the kids zone. On Friday, enjoy a champagne toast at 3pm and sparkling grape juice for the kiddos. 

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Cabin Jump

In honor of the historic Burlingame cabin jump, cruise through the terrain park during the weekend celebration where a gondola cabin will be installed as a terrain park feature. 

Snowmass 50th Anniversary Merchandise & Apparel

Pick up official Snowmass 50th Anniversary merchandise at Four Mountain Sports retail stores at the following locations:


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