Big White Ski Resort to host 2nd annual
The Okanagan Valley is famous for its wineries and slopes full of snow. Now is the time to shine a rainbow spotlight on those beautiful peaks and give the growing LGBT2Q+ community more reasons to explore April 6 – 8, 2018.
With 255 cm of Alpine snow base, and 118 runs open, Big White Ski Resort will host a ski parade, nightly events featuring comedy, culinary delights, WipeOUT, and a spectacular brunch.
New events include include the Pride Culinary Walk and Chase the Rainbow. Host hotel, Inn at Big White offers excellent accommodations and the Blarney Stone Irish Pub will host the kick off mingle, and the closing A la carte brunch.
Friday April 6
The Mingle at the Blarney Stone Irish Pub, and the Comedy Show at Happy Valley are both no cover, but Weekend Pass holders will have reserved seating. What better way to kick off Peak Pride than getting to know fellow Pride revelers and get a belly full of laughs.
Saturday April 7
Mountain Challenge, Chase the Rainbow takes place on the slopes and you will need a lift pass. The Mountain Pride Parade starts on top of Big White and will make its way down to the village. Need a break, take in the Apres Beer Garden, hosted at The Woods, you’ll find yourself enjoying a relaxing time right in the heart of the village. No cover and it goes all day.
New for 2018 is the Pride Culinary Walk. Weekend Pass holders will be thrilled with the picturesque village as you make your way from one delicious stop to another. Four local restaurants have joined forces and will be offering up a curated sampling experience. Featured dishes will be paired with a specialty beverage. What better way to dine than making your way through the village.
WipeOUT, a full slate of entertainers will keep energy levels to the max. Talent lineup is being finalized and will include DJ’s, Drag Performances, Dancing and much more.
Sunday April 8
Feed your inner soul and revitalize yourself after conquering the slopes with the Sunday Brunch, at the Blarney Stone Tavern.
About the Host Hotel
The Inn at Big White is located in the heart of the village and offers spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains. With 100 units, it’s the perfect place to stay and play. Features include a games room, fitness centre, swimming pool, ski to and from access, restaurant and lounge, and is wheelchair accessible.
Internet service, large 40 inch HDTV’s providing over 77 channels, free music and a on demand movie service. Each room has it’s own Galley Kitchen which includes an induction cooker, mini fridge, microwave and a sink. Dishes, cookware and utensils are included.
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