Events Calendar

Big White Ski Resort has a comprehensive monthly calendar of events. Check out what's happening!

 

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June 28th to July 1st - West Side Daze

Westside Daze is more than just a celebration - it’s the official beginning of our Okanagan summer. Westside, West Kelowna, Westbank, whatever you call it, we call it paradise!

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July 1st - Canada Day Celebrations

Join us in downtown Kelowna to celebrate Canada's birthday! This fun free community festival is held in Waterfront Park, Jim Stuart Park and Kerry Park, as well as Prospera Place!

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July 2nd to August 31st - Parks Alive!

Parks Alive! produces over 50 events each year, primarily in the summer months, throughout many of Kelowna’s parks and public spaces. 

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July 5th to 7th - Keloha Music & Arts Festival

Kicking off summer is the Keloha taking place in Kelowna’s Waterfront Park. Across 2 stages, Keloha will feature some of the biggest names in music alongside up and coming talent!

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July 14th - Okanagan Trestles Tour

You are invited to come ride the historic Kettle Valley Railway bed starting at the famous Myra Canyon, Kelowna to Penticton. 

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July 20th - 65th Annual Interior Savings Across the Lake Swim

Each summer, swimmers of all ages and abilities challenge themselves to swim 2.1 km across Okanagan Lake, to test what they have learned, and to master the distance.

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July 2nd to August 31st - Parks Alive!

Parks Alive! produces over 50 events each year, primarily in the summer months, throughout many of Kelowna’s parks and public spaces. 

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August 2nd to 4th - Center of Gravity

Be sure to check out this annual three day sports and music festival held in Kelowna's City
Park!

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August 10th - Downtown Kelowna Block Party

Bring your friends, families and dogs to Downtown Kelowna for a whole day of great shopping, dining and entertainment!

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August 16th to 18th - 31st Annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon

The Kelowna Apple Triathlon features a very spectator-friendly course in the heart of downtown Kelowna. Multiple loops are used for the various races to cover the bike and run distances. 

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August 28th to Sept 1st - Interior Provincial Exhibition & Stampede

Bring the whole family for fun, food, entertainment, rides and more for the IPE fair in Armstrong.

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August 28th to Sept 1st - Interior Provincial Exhibition & Stampede

Bring the whole family for fun, food, entertainment, rides and more for the IPE fair in
Armstrong.

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September 8th - 2013 Scotiabank BC SPCA Paws For A Cause

This walk for the animals is the BC SPCA's signature event bringing together animal lovers all over the province!

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September 15th - Terry Fox Run at Mission Sports Fields

Help us raise funds for cancer research at the Terry Fox Run at Mission Sports fields. 

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October 16th to 20th - Season Pass Sale at Orchard Park Mall

Join us at Orchard Park Mall to buy your 2013/2014 season pass at the early bird rate. Take advantage of our free online payment plan when you purchase your pass online!   

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October 17th to 20th - Vancouver Home & Design Show

Thinking of re-doing your kitchen, bedroom, porch, garage or any other room in your home?  The Vancouver Home & Design Show is a one stop shop for ideas and inspiration!

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October 20th - Early Bird Season Pass Deadline

Purchase your 2013/2014 season pass to get the best deal in the Okanagan on a winter filled with fun!

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November 28th - Tentative 2013/2014 Opening Day

It's the first day of the 2013/2014 season and we want you to help us celebrate the start of another amazing ski and snowboard season! 

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December 6th - Big White Light Up FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Big White Ski Resort is the place to be to kick off the holiday season! Join us as we turn on the magical lights throughout the Village Centre.  

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December 7th - Sweater Social

Welcome in Big White Ski Resort's 50th Annual Season with style! Dust off those old ski sweaters and wear them with pride.

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December 7th & 8th - Big White Rally Weekend

Winter action sports are in full swing at Big White! Organized by the West Coast Rally Association, the 6th annual event tests the limits of speed and snow on our forest roads.

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December 14th & 15th - Big Reds at Big White

Big White is pleased to announce that our annual premier wine tasting event is back! This celebration of Okanagan wine is the perfect way to kick off the festive season. 

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December 18th to January 4th - Big White Holiday Experience

During the holidays there is even more to do at Big White! Don't miss the annual Big White Holiday Experience and family festivities on New Year's Eve. 

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December 19th to 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.  

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

Bring the festive season to the slopes! A free lift ticket will be awarded to the first 30 people to arrive at the Village Centre Mall in full Santa or Mrs. Claus attire on December 21st. 

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December 22nd & 23rd - Santa's Cinema FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Santa opens up his workshop to the wonderful girls and boys of Big White Ski Resort. Snuggle up in our cozy, Christmas lit cabin to watch your favourite family Christmas films.  

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December 23rd & 24th - Breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join Santa in Happy Valley Day Lodge before he heads out to deliver presents to kids around the world! 

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

Come and enjoy Christmas with your friends and family at Big White Ski Resort! Our Christmas Eve festivities are the perfect way to celebrate.

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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. 

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December 28th & 29th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Can you ski all the blue runs at Big White in one weekend? Give it a try during Cruz the Blues, one of Big White's favourite events! 

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

Say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014 at Big White! Join in on our alcohol free evening of family entertainment and celebrations! 

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January 11th & 12th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Can you ski all the blue runs at Big White in one weekend? Give it a try during Cruz the Blues, one of Big White's favourite events! 

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January 19th - World Snow Day FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Celebrate all things snow at World Snow Day! World Snow Day is the biggest day on snow all year. Simultaneous activities will occur all around the world to celebrate snow!

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January 26th - Australia Day

Celebrate all that is Australian today with your fellow mates! Get out your green, gold, and Aussie flags, this day is yours Australia!

 
 

January 31st & February 1st - ABSOLUT World Bartending Competition

An exhilarating evening of mixology mastery with some of the best bartenders competing in front of spectator's eyes for their chance to be crowned bartending champion. 

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January 31st & February 1st - ABSOLUT World Bartending Competition

An exhilarating evening of mixology mastery with some of the best bartenders competing in front of spectator's eyes for their chance to be crowned bartending champion. 

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February 2nd to 7th - Senior's Ski Week

Our seniors are important to us, and to show it we have created a special ski holiday just for you. Make your escape to Big White and experience all that the mountain has to offer. 

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February 7th to March 16th - 2014 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games

Cheer on Team Canada as they compete in Sochi Russia! The big screens in the Village Centre Mall will be tuned to all the sporting action!

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February 10th - BC Family Day FREE-banner-icon.jpg

It's only fitting that Canada's Favourite Family Resort pull out all the stops on Family Day! We have a full day of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy!

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February 14th - Valentine's Day

Snowy mountains, crisp winter air and cozy fireside dining create the perfect romantic atmosphere for creating memorable moments with those you love.

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February 15th & 16th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Can you ski all the blue runs at Big White in one weekend? Give it a try during Cruz the Blues, one of Big White's favourite events! 

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February 17th to 21st - 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!

 
 

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Share all of your favourite Big White memories of the season and showcase your artistic talent in the 9th Annual Big White Photo Contest! 

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March 10th to 14th - Mini Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Get your entry from the Activities Day each day in the Village Centre Mall and see how many of the 5 blue runs you can find each day! 

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March 14th to 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. 

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March 15th & 16th - Cruz the Blues FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Can you ski all the blue runs at Big White in one weekend? Give it a try during Cruz the Blues, one of Big White's favourite events! 

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March 17th - St. Patrick's Day

Everyone has a little Irish in them! Catch the leprechaun skiing on the Plaza chair with his gold candy coins throughout the day!

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Get your entry from the Activities Day each day in the Village Centre Mall and see how many of the 5 blue runs you can find each day! 

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March 22nd - Big Whites at Big White

Following up to the hugely successful wine tasting event 'Big Reds', Big Whites showcases the best white wines produced in the Okanagan Valley. 

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March 30th - 9th Annual Photo Contest Showcase & Awards FREE-banner-icon.jpg

Join us in Happy Valley as we showcase all of the photos submitted in our 9th Annual Photo Contest. This is one of the most popular events of the season.  

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April 5th & 6th - 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!

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April 13th - Last Day of the 2013/2014 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. We have lots of events to send off the season in style. 

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April 13th - Dummy Downhill FREE-banner-icon.jpg

To celebrate the last weekend of another fantastic season, Big White is hosting out annual Dummy Downhill. Have your team build the ultimate dummy downhill machine or simply watch the crashes!

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April 13th - 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. 

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