Nov 27th - Opening Day

Welcome to the 2014-2015 Season! We're looking forward to having you back on the slopes for another fantastic season of Okanagan Champagne powder.

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December 5th - Big White Light Up FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Bundle up the family, invite your friends and join us for our annual Big White Light up in the Village Center. There will be hot chocolate and roasted chestnuts for everyone as we kick off the holiday season with thousands of LED lights.  

 
 

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December 5th & 6th - Big Reds at Big White

Big White is pleased to announce that our annual premier wine tasting event is back! From single varietals to Bordeaux style blends, this event is designed to showcase all the amazing Big Reds from the Okanagan Valley.  Participants have the opportunity to sample the latest wine offerings from over 30 Okanagan wineries, all while enjoying delicious Chef creations from the Resort’s fantastic restaurants.

 
 

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December 13th - TELUS Sweater Ball

This is the second annual Sweater Ball and this year- it's all about the 80's.  Its time to dig out your best "oldie but goodie" ski sweaters and wear them with pride.  Were you were rockin the tight ski pants or the neon onesies with shoulder pads?  Everyone is invited to join us as we salute the era that brought us Mullets, INXS, and who can forget the classic B-rated movie "Hot Dog".

Learn more

 
 

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December 6th - 7th - Big White Rally Weekend

Winter action sports are in full swing at Big White! Organized by the West Coast Rally Association, the 7th annual event tests the limits of speed and snow on our forest roads.  Performance rally teams will be testing the limits of speed and snow on the forest roads near Big White Ski Resort. 

Registered entrants will have the chance to test their daily drivers against the rally cars. Spectators will be able to view the SnowX competition from the back side of the Happy Valley skating rink. For more adventurous newcomers or seasoned rally spectators, designated spectator areas will be accessible on the forest stages. 

 
 

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December 19th - January 4th - Big White Holiday Experience

Big White Ski Resort is a magical place to enjoy the holiday season. Enjoy the crisp mountain air, cozy up by the fire or take a stroll through the Village and take in the twinkling lights.  Warm up after a day on the slopes with free Hot Chocolate by the Bonfire in Happy Valley.  Feel the wind if your face as you cruise down our Mega Snow Coaster Tube Park  Play an exhilarating pick-up game of hockey with the locals or simply enjoy Ice Skating around the rink while enjoying the scenic views.

 

 
 

December 19th - 24th - Photos with Santa FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Santa knows if you've been naughty or nice. From December 19th to 24th, Big White's photographer willl be snapping commemorative photos with Santa in Santa's Workshop.  Daily from 12:00pm - 1:00pm and 3:00pm to 4:00pm right up until Christmas Eve.  Make sure to stop by with the kids so they can tell Santa what they really want for Christmas.

 
 

December 21st - Dress Like Santa or Mrs. Claus & Ride for FREE

Its time to break out the Santa and Mrs. Claus suits! If you're dressing like the big guy, you'll need the red suit, and don't forget the belt and beard.  If Mrs. Claus is more up your alley, remember the skirt and fur trimmed jacket! The First 30 people who arrive to the Village Centre Mall in full Santa or Mrs. Claus gear will be awarded a FREE lift ticket. 

 
 

December 23rd & 24th - Breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join Santa in Happy Valley Day Lodge from 8:00am - 10:00am before he heads out to deliver presents to kids around the world! He'll be munching on his favourite breakfast pancakes with maple syrup and hanging out with the Loose Moose. There will even be a chance for you to get your last minute requests in!

 
 

December 24th - Christmas Eve at Big White FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Our Christmas Eve festivities are the perfect way to celebrate the Holidays with your family and friends. The night begins with a special Christmas Eve service from Pastor Jack and music provided by our very own Ski School " Rookies" choir. Then its time out into the Village for the annual Christmas Eve Parade and the evening ends with a spectacular finale of Fireworks.

 
 

December 25th - Ski & Snowboard with Santa 

After Santa's grueling night of delivering presents he makes a special stop at Big White for a ski! This is your chance to ski and snowboard with Santa Claus. 

 
 

December 26th - 28th - CSIA Level 1

Have you been thinking about teaching others how to ski?  This 3-day course is the perfect introduction to CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

 
 

December 27th & 28th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Are you up for the challenge?  1 Passport, 2 Days and 36 Blue Runs ready for exploring.  Find the stamps on each of the runs and complete the passport to win awesome prizes.  This annual FREE event is 100% fun for skiers and snowboarders of all ages.

 
 

December 31st - Ring in the New Year with Big White FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Join us for an evening of family fun, and alcohol free activities, as we say goodbye to 2014 and welcome 2015 at Big White! . There will be marshmallows to roast by the fire, and the midnight Fireworks display is not to be missed.

 
 

January 3rd & 4th - Like Me Snowboard Series: Double-header Slopestyle presented by BC Snowboard

BC's best up and coming slopestyle riders converge on Big White's Telus Park. Two Slopestyle competitions in one weekend, details coming soon...

January 9th - 11th - CSIA Level 1 Course

Have you been thinking about teaching others how to ski?  This 3-day course is the perfect introduction to CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

January 10th & 11th - Freestyle Pipe & Slopestyle Comp

BC's up and coming new school skiers will be ripping in Telus park this weekend. This regional event is hosted by BCFSA come out and watch the action. Registration details to be announced..stay tuned.

January 10th & 11th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Are you up for the challenge?  1 Passport, 2 Days and 36 Blue Runs ready for exploring.  Find the stamps on each of the runs and complete the passport to win awesome prizes.  This annual FREE event is 100% fun for skiers and snowboarders of all ages.

January 18th - World Snow Day FREE-banner-icon.jpg

"Explore, Enjoy and Experience" the awesomeness of snow sports!  This annual celebration happens all around the world, and the goal is FUN.  Join us for a day filled with activities for all ages as we celebrate the beauty of Okanagan Champagne powder.

January 31st - ABSOLUT World Bartending Competition

Creating the perfect cocktail is more than just an art - its a science.  Join us for an exhilarating evening of mixology with some of the best bartenders in Canada as they compete for their chance to be crowned Bartending Champion.  Spectators will enjoy samples of craft beer, fantastic Okanagan wines and world   renowned spirits at this fun night of innovative cocktails, delectable food and exciting showdown. 

 

January 24th & 25th - Western Canada Open Ski Cross Series

Mark this on your calendars. Participate in this 2 day event where skiers battle it out head to head on Telus Park’s Olympic standard snowcross course. This two day Ski Cross event, is part of a 4 event BC and Alberta Series. Open Registration to be announced, stay tuned.

January 26th - Australia Day FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Celebrate everything that’s great about being Australian! Show your Aussie spirit and dress in your best green and gold, then hit the slopes with Boomer the Kangaroo.  We'll have the Triple J "hottest 100" countdown, and there will be vegemite surprises around the Resort.

 

January 27th to February 1st - Nor Am Ski Cross Series

The Skicross course at Big White Ski Resort will be tuned up and ready to rock for these high level skicross athletes from around North America.  These events will be a huge stepping stone for athletes gathering FIS points and heading to Nationals in April.

 
 

February 2nd - 6th - Master's Ski Week

This annual event is highly social and designed specifically with passionate skiers and snowboarders aged 50 yrs plus  in mind.  It’s a great opportunity to meet other snow enthusiasts, in a relaxed, friendly, atmosphere.  Whether you enjoy carving down perfectly groomed corduroy or tackling world famous Okanagan champagne powder in the glades, this week offers something for everyone.  

 
 

February 6th - 8th - CSIA Level I Course

Have you been thinking about teaching others how to ski?  This 3-day course is the perfect introduction to CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

 
 

February 7th & 8th - Burton Event

Burton takes to TELUS Park. Stay tuned on this one. We'll be announcing the details for this Burton event soon..

February 9th - BC Family Day FREE-banner-icon.jpg

What better way to celebrate Family Day than with a day on the mountain with the ones you love?  Canada's Favourite Family Resort invites you to join us for an outdoor Carnival, with hot chocolate, face painting, and races against Big White's very own Loose Moose.

 
 

February 14th - Valentine's Day

Romance is in the crisp mountain air! This year, why not surprise your significant other with a romantic sleigh ride through the forest, or a cozy fireside dinner? Reserve a private gondola - complete with Valentines decor,  glasses of bubbly and chocolate covered strawberries.  Let us help you create a night to remember for your special someone.

 
 

February 14th - 15th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Are you up for the challenge?  1 Passport, 2 Days and 36 Blue Runs ready for exploring.  Find the stamps on each of the runs and complete the passport to win awesome prizes.  This annual FREE event is 100% fun for skiers and snowboarders of all ages

 

 
 

February 16th - 22nd - President's Week

Let's welcome our neighbours from the south to the best place on Earth and the best skiing and snowboarding for their mid-winter break!

 
 

February 28th - Winemakers CUP

The Winemakers Cup is a wine-fuelled networking funfest for the Wine Industry taking place at Big White. The Winemakers Cup Ski Race is the World's only annual ski challenge weekend for the wine industry and it takes place for the benefit of industry networking, peer camaraderie and palate appreciation. For more details visit us on Facebook.

All of March - 9th Annual Photo Contest FREE-banner-icon.jpg

We invite photographers of all ages to share all of your favourite 2014-2015 season Big White memories with us.  This is a perfect opportunity to showcase your artistic talent.  This is a "People's choice" competition, so the judging will be entirely up to the public.  We encourage everyone to vote for their favorites.  Photos are submitted online and judging will include categories such as Scenic, Action, and Lifestyle.

 
 

March 6th - 8th - CSIA Level 1 Course

Have you been thinking about teaching others how to ski?  This 3-day course is the perfect introduction to CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

 
 

March 7th & 8th - Like Me Snowboard Series: Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Boardercross Finals presented by BC Snowboard

This is it, the finals, the big show.  Riders of all ages have been battling it out in their respective categories all season long.  This is the final event in the provincial series.  More details to come...

March 14th & 15th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Are you up for the challenge?  1 Passport, 2 Days and 36 Blue Runs ready for exploring.  Find the stamps on each of the runs and complete the passport to win awesome prizes.  This annual FREE event is 100% fun for skiers and snowboarders of all ages

 
 

March 14th - April 4th - Spring Break

It's Spring Break! Come up and enjoy the amazing spring skiing conditions at Big White! Work on your goggle tan, and relax in the sun drenched BBQ garden in the Village Center. We've got great events and activities to keep the entire family entertained!

 
 

March 17th - St. Patrick's Day

There's lots to see and do around the mountain to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Whether your Irish, know someone who is or just wish you were, its a day of fun festivities around the Resort.  Be on the lookout for the Lucky Leprechauns as they share their golden coins and green prizes on the slopes.

 
 

March 20th - 22nd - CSIA Level I Course

Have you been thinking about teaching others how to ski?  This 3-day course is the perfect introduction to CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

 
 

March 20th to 22nd - Neil Edgeworth Banked Slalom

This is the biggest weekend in snowboarding at Big White! NEBS is so much more than a contest, it is a gathering of all riders young and young at heart! More details

March 21st - Big Whites at Big White

Whether you enjoy the crisp refreshing tastes of Pinot Gris or the luscious mouth feel of Viogniers, Big Whites at Big White brings together fantastic food and wine from across the Okanagan. This event showcases the best wines produced in the Okanagan Valley and gives event goers the opportunity to taste newly released White wines that highlight the unique terrior of the Okanagan.  Chefs from the mountain will be on hand to prepare locally inspired appetizers, and offer pairing suggestions  so you can sample delectable nibbles from Big White’s delicious restaurants.

 
 
 
 
 

April 1st to 5th - Canada Snowboard Snowboardcross Nationals

This is the biggest weekend of Boardercross racing at Big White.  Last years Nationals were a massive success, and drew record crowds.  This year will be even bigger.  Male and Female Racers will compete in three different age categories, U14 (13-14), Junior (15-18) and Seniors (19+)

April 3rd - 5th - CSIA Level 1 Course

Have you been thinking about teaching others how to ski?  This 3-day course is the perfect introduction to CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

 
 

April 5th - Passholder Appreciation FREE Pancake Breakfast FREE-banner-icon.jpg

We wouldn't be Canada's Favourite Family Resort without you our loyal Season Passholders. We want to say Thank You and show our appreciation by hosting a FREE Pancake Breakfast in the Village Centre from 9am - 11:30am to all Season Pass Holders. Come by and fuel up on delicious pancakes, simply show your Big White Season Pass.

April 12th - Last Day of the 2014-2015 Season

It's your last chance to ski and ride at Big White for the season! Get up and celebrate the end of the season with us.

 

April 12th - Passholder Appreciation FREE Pancake Breakfast FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Did you miss out out Pancakes last weekend? We're ending the amazing season by doing it all again for our loyal Season Passholders. We just want to say "Thank You" and show our appreciation with another FREE Pancake Breakfast in the Village Centre from 9am - 11:30am. Come byfor a visit, show us your Big White Season Pass and fuel up on delicious pancakes.

April 12th - Dummy Downhill FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Big White is hosting our annual Dummy Downhill. Have your team build the ultimate dummy downhill machine or simply watch the crashes! All individual and team Dummy entries will be judged and the categories include Biggest Air, Fastest Dummy, Best Crash, Best Design, and Best Dressed.

 

April 12th - RE/MAX Ski2Sea

From the slopes of Big White to the shores of City Park in Kelowna, teams of up to 7 people compete in the annual RE/MAX Ski2Sea Race. Competitors will race in the following legs: Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling, Running and finish with Canoeing/Kayaking.