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 patio is licensed and the perfect place to enjoy beer, wine, and Gluhwein.
Ogopogo Adventure Trail
Big White is proud to open the Ogogpogo Adventure Trail, an excursion built just for little snow bunnies. Ogopogo is a mythical sea creature that First Nations people believe inhabits nearby Lake Okanagan. The resorts trail features a large entranceway allowing kids to ski through the mouth of Ogopogo and then travel down the trail through arches that mimic the shape of Ogopogo's body.
Bean Scene Coffee Works
New to Big White. Located beneath Snow Shoe Sams, with a view of the beautiful village square Everything is made and prepared fresh in the Bean Scene bakery, even the bread!
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.”
Black Forest Day Lodge Coming Winter 2015
Big White is excited to announce the construction of the Black Forest Day Lodge breaking ground September 2014! The lodge will have a 150 seat cafeteria with expansive views of the Monashees Mountain range. Enjoy hot, delicious food and tasty, cold beverages on the beautiful south west facing outdoor seating area while taking in the views and Okanagan sunshine.
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!
Big White Road Upgrade
Just announced, Big White road is scheduled for paving starting mid-July with a completion date of August 28th. This paving will complete the additional sections of Big White road that for a total of 15.9 lane kilometers. For more details click here.
United Airlines Daily Service from San Francisco to Kelowna
We're pleased to announce traveling to the Okanagan is now even easier! Starting September 2014, United Airlines will offer daily service with smooth connections via San Francisco (SFO) and then non-stop to Kelowna (YLW).
Kelowna via San Fran is an excellent connection point from the US with conveniently timed flights both International and domestic.For United flight schedules click here.
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 today recently announced new non-stop daily 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.