Big White is excited to announce the construction of the Black Forest Day Lodge, development is currently underway and will be complete winter 2015. Enjoy hot, delicious food and tasty, cold beverages in this beautiful new lodge building while taking in the views and Okanagan sunshine.
- 150 seat quick serve food outlet
- south west facing outdoor seating area
- spacious day use lunch room for guests to gather while fueling up
- new expanded parking facilities
- direct walk to lift access
- on-site day ticket sales counter
- additional ski lockers available for season pass holders
- open daily from 8am - 4pm
- will convert to a 2000 sq ft pillar less meetings and function area
New this year, the Toasty Treehouse located in the heart of the village. There is no better way to fuel up than with comfort food at the Toasty Treehouse. Serving delicious specialty grilled cheese sandwiches, and the Canadian classic Poutine. The licensed patio is the perfect place to enjoy beer, wine, and Gluhwein.
Ogopogo Adventure Trail
Big White is proud to open the Ogopogo Adventure Trail.
The Ogopogo is a mythical sea creature some believe lives in nearby Lake Okanagan. The new trail starts with a large entranceway shaped like the mouth of the Ogopogo. You then travel down the trail through arches that mimic the shape of the Ogopogo's body.
Sessions Taphouse & Grill
The newly renovated Sessions Taphouse & Grill is “a pub with a conscience with a focus on sustainability. From the construction right through to the food, our concept is simple: Support Local, Drink Local, Eat Local.”
A new $400,000 Piston Bully grooming machine dedicated to our beginner and intermediate slopes will ensure we live up to our award for "Best Grooming in Canada" by Ski Canada Magazine.
Wintersteiger Ski Tuning Machine
Purchase of a Wintersteiger Mercury Ski Tuning machine. This state-of-the-art $300,000 robot is the only one of its kind in the Okanagan Valley.
Loose Moose Emporium Kids Boutique
The Loose Moose Emporium is an extension of Big White’s world famous Kids Centre. Chock full of kids ski clothing, winter apparel and an international candy selection.
Check out the progress on the Village Webcam!
TELUS Expansion of 4G LTE Network Coverage
TELUS has invested $100,000 to bring the world’s most advanced and fastest wireless technology to customers at Big White Ski Resort.
Upgrades to Nordic Trails
Due to an increasing interest in Nordic sports, Big White committed $30,000 to upgrade their beginner and intermediate cross-country ski, snowshoe trails, dog walking & dog sledding paths giving you dedicated and separate use trails this season.
The Globe café & tapas bar
The Globe Café and Tapas Bar is pleased to announce they have moved to a new space in the heart of the Village. Inspired by the cultures and cuisines of their travels, the owners created The Globe to offer guests a unique retreat on the mountain.
New Mascot joins the Big White Team - Lucy Moose
Big White is pleased to announce the newest addition to the family – Lucy Moose. She’s looking forward to fun in the Okanagan Champagne powder, and will definitely be dressed to impress. Lucy Moose will be joining the beloved Loose Moose this season, and together they will share the very important responsibilities as Resort ambassadors.
Horse Drawn Sleigh Dining Tours
For a culinary experience unlike any other, climb aboard an old fashioned horse drawn sleigh for an experience guests won’t forget. Admire Big White’s pristine beauty as the majestic Clydesdale horses guide the sleigh through snow covered forest to the cozy cabin in the woods.
Free Wi-Fi in TELUS Park & Village
Improved wi-fi connectivity in the Village Centre and TELUS Park for faster downloads when surfing the web and sharing videos and photos of your latest trick or powder run!
Air North from Whitehorse to Kelowna
Air North now has non- stop flights to Kelowna! Air North, Yukon's Airline offers 2 flights a week from Whitehorse and Vancouver to Kelowna. For the Air North flight schedules click here.
WestJet Encore from Kelowna to Fort McMurray
WestJet recently announced regular service between Kelowna, B.C., and Fort McMurray. This new service is offered by WestJet Encore using its fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. This is another great way for residents of Northern Alberta to take advantage of the many beautiful attractions and vacation opportunities throughout the Okanagan. For more information click here.