Children’s Christmas Eve Celebration 2014

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Snowbasin Resort will be hosting our annual Christmas Eve Celebration on Wednesday, December 24th! After a day of skiing with Santa, enjoy a Christmas Eve torchlight parade and fireworks show on City Hill. Get pictures with Santa before he heads out to spread Christmas cheer around the world! Christmas Eve dinner will be available in Earl’s Lodge from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The servery will also be open for hot cocoa and refreshments and the Cinnabar will also be open for those that need a little more of a pick-me-up.

Santa will arrive on Earl’s Plaza by sleigh at 5:30 pm for photos by our friends at Faceshots Photography, followed by Snowbasin Resort’s famous torchlight parade at 6:30 pm on City Hill. To finish the night, we will have fireworks at 6:45 pm. All viewing festivities are FREE.

Reservations will not be taken for this festive and very popular event as it is on a first come, first served basis. Please know and understand that this is not a ‘sit-down full service event’ and it is typically very busy and crowded – especially 5:30 or later. The lodge is always very full and large parties should not expect to easily sit together – so get up early and enjoy the lodge before the outside festivities begin. For more information, please call 801-620-1000.

**No reservations or reserving or ‘claiming’ tables . Tables are for those enjoying dinner only. Remember, it’s Christmas! Please be considerate of others!

**Absolutely no outside food or beverages allowed

Thanksgiving Dinner 2014

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**UPDATE** THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Snowbasin Resort will be hosting our annual Thanksgiving dinner at Earl’s Lodge Thursday, November 27th from 11:00 am until 5:30 pm. In addition to the traditional Thanksgiving cuisine, our award winning chefs will serve up a prime rib carving station, leg of lamb, broiled salmon, a fresh seafood station including shrimp, mussels, crab, oysters, and hour-smoked salmon and trout, and a live action crepe station. Save room for the expansive dessert table with classic favorites like pecan pie, pumpkin pie, carrot cake, and a sundae bar, as well as Snowbasin bread pudding with rum sauce and more!

Dinner begins at 11 am and ends at 5:30 pm. This event will surely sell out – so get those reservations in NOW by calling 801-620-1021. We hope you will join us!

$49 Adults (ages 12 & over)

$19 kids (6-11)

Kids 5 & under Free

 See full menu here: Thanksgiving Dinner Menu 2014

**Reservations with credit card hold REQUIRED. $50 deposit for up to 4 people, $100 for 5-8, $150 for 9-15, $200 for 16-23, $300 for 24+ people. Cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice will forfeit deposit.

*Prices do not include beverage, tax or gratuity.

*It is up to Snowbasin Resort to seat you and your party in a location where we feel is appropriate.

Snowbasin’s Burger Bar: Something for Everyone

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Those dog-days-of-summer… If you are a parent with school age kids, then sure, the summer might feel over. School is starting and life is becoming unmeasurable busy again.

But summer isn’t over! In fact, the weather is perfect in the mountains (you won’t melt sitting in the afternoon sun anymore) and Snowbasin still has some great weekends for Brews, Blues and BBQs lined up for the month of September.

So before summer slips through our fingers for good, we headed up to Snowbasin to grab some BBQ and play in the sun. We brought the mountain bikes, took to the trails and frolicked at the playground before lunch.

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After the kids had worked up an appetite, we went in search of food. Snowbasin has a good thing going on when it comes to food. And not just for adults. But for kids too. We ordered a smattering of food including a “plain” cheeseburger (per request of the kids), all beef hot dog, and the pulled pork BBQ sandwich. There really is something for everyone, my kids loved it all.

And thank you Snowbasin for always being generous with the french fries!

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But the biggest hit was the snow cones. :) “Mom, it is like ice cream only made out of snow!” And we all love the taste of snow at the end of a hot summer… Bring on Labor Day Weekend!

Kids enjoying food at Snowbasin resort

Owl Meet and Greet with Ogden Nature Center

Meet and greet some live owls and their human handlers from the Ogden Nature Center. Get up close and get your questions answered about native owls from Utah. Be sure to bring a camera for a unique photo opportunity!

 

The owls will be outside the Grizzly Center from 12-2pm  on Saturday, August 30th and September 6th.

Please show the owls respect and approach them quietly and from the front. Thank you!

Labor Day Weekend at Snowbasin Resort

A Mountain of Fun this Labor Day Weekend at Snowbasin Resort.

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Saturday, August 30th

Blood Drive in the Huntington Room at Earl’s Lodge from 10am – 3pm will be held to benefit ARUP Blood Services.

2 for 1 Activities for Season Pass Holders all day Saturday

Owl Meet and Greet with Ogden Nature Center 12-2 pm

Culinary Expedition: Indian & Curry Dinner. This Dining Discovery event will be an adventure into traditional Indian culture, with menu items including goan fish curry, lamb vindaloo, and butter chicken. The dinner menu is influenced by a Snowbasin Resort employee from New Dehli, Bikramjeet Rekhi who assisted in creating the menu and developing traditional recipes to ensure an authentic experience. There will also be live entertainment including belly dancers using fire and swords.  The Culinary Expedition: Indian & Curry Dinner will be at Needles Lodge at 6:00pm and is $70, including the gondola ride, tax, and gratuity. Please call (801) 620-1021 for reservations.

Sunday, August 31st

Everyone’s favorite Sunday afternoon activity, the free concerts at Blues, Brews & BBQ will be an extra special event on Labor Day Weekend, with 3 bands, The Kap Brothers, The Weekenders, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real playing from 12:30 – 7:00 pm. Also, this free concert will be a Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties fundraising event. Representatives from Habitat for Humanity will be onsite to take pledges, donations, and volunteer sign up for sponsored projects in the community. In addition, Lukas Nelson will be available after the show to sign autographs and CD’s.

Snowbasin Resort is running an Instagram contest with a chance to win prizes including Skull Candy headphones, BBQ meals, Silipints, and a grand prize of a 2014/15 Adult Value Season Pass! To enter, use #SnowbasinBBBBQ on Instagram to share your photos with @SnowbasinResort.

Monday, September 1st

2nd Annual No Name Chili Fest and Food Drive will be on Monday, September 1st from 12:30 – 4:30pm. To taste and vote on which chili will be served next year at Needles Lodge, purchase a chili tasting kit for $14, with $2 of every purchase going to the Utah Food Bank. If you bring 3 or more non-perishable food items to help fill the ‘Beat Hunger Gondola’, your tasting kit will cost only $12, with $2 still going to the Utah Food Bank. The ‘Beat Hunger Gondola’ full of non-perishable food items and the total cash donation will be presented to the Utah Food Bank during their annual food drive event. A beer garden, live music, and kids’ activities add to the festival fun!

LAST CHANCE to get 2014/15 Season Passes at the best price! Prices increase September 2nd!

To experience all that Snowbasin Resort has to offer this Labor Day Weekend, consider making it a mini-vacation with a stay at the beautiful Lakeside Resort Properties! 3 nights (8/29-9/1) in a 2 bedroom condo AND a $50 gift card to Snowbasin Resort for just $599! Call (866) 745-3194 to book now!

There is no better way to spend your Labor Day weekend than in the high alpine air, experiencing traditional Indian cuisine, helping local community efforts, listening to free music, and sampling amazing chili at Snowbasin Resort! For more information, please call (801) 620-1000.

Pray for Snow Party

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Come bid adieu to summer, those hot days at the lake, and those dusty rides on the trail, and start dreaming of  winter! Powder stashes, off-piste ‘point-it’ sessions, face shots, and comforting food and lodges.  Remember what that tomato bisque tasted like?  The chili?  The Basin Connection after a great day on the slopes? It won’t be long if we all ‘Pray for Snow’!!

Free music and fun for the whole family! Food and beverage will be available for purchase, including hot drink specials!  Ski Flicks on the TV’s and the Big Screens! Live music from Two and a Half White Guys.

We will be releasing a ‘PRAY FOR SNOW’ beer only available at Snowbasin Resort for the entire state of UT.  It will be brewed by 10 Barrel Brewing Company.

Also, we will announce the WINNER of our 2014/15 Adult Value Season Pass from our #SnowbasinBBBBQ Instagram Contest – start entering now!

***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge.  Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise.  Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.  Dogs are allowed in the music venue, but they must be on a leash at all times, and they must stay on the grassy areas.  Dogs are never allowed in the lodges or on the patio.

Dark Sky Martian Stargazing with Ogden Astronomical Society

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Join us for dark sky stargazing with the Ogden Astronomical Society – a rare opportunity to view the stars from the top of Snowbasin Resort! You might even get the chance to see a martian!

Alien costume contest and live entertainment from Voodoo Productions – Electro-Men, Umbrella Girls, LED Hula Dancers, and more surprises!

Food available inside Needles and outside on the Needles Patio a la carte.

Gondola tickets – $12 Adults, $6 kids, 6 and under free.

No additional charge with a 2014/15 Season Pass!

Pick up your season pass in the Grizzly Center before and during the event!

No outside food or beverage.

Telescopes for stargazing provided by the Ogden Astronomical Society.

No reservations required – please call (801) 620-1000 for more info.

#SnowbasinBBBBQ Instagram Contest

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It is time to vote for your favorite #SnowbasinBBBBQ image of the summer! The winner will receive a 2014/15 Value Season Pass! Winner will be announced October 5th at our Pray for Snow Party!

Send all your friends to our Instagram to vote for your image starting Tuesday, September 23rd. Most number of likes on the image posted by @snowbasinresort on Tuesday, September 23rd with your corresponding entry number as of Friday, October 3rd will WIN! Voting ends at 12:00 noon on Friday, October 3rd.

Thank you everyone for your entries and stay tuned for more contests!

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Upload a picture of summer fun at Snowbasin Resort to Instagram using #SnowbasinBBBBQ for a chance to win awesome weekly prizes from Skull Candy and Snowbasin Resort – One grand prize winner will receive a 2014/15 Snowbasin Resort Value Season Pass!

How to enter:

  1. Follow @SnowbasinResort on Instagram
  2. Share a photo of our Blues, Brews & BBQ free summer concerts or favorite summer activity at Snowbasin Resort to participate in before heading to Blues, Brews & BBQ on Instagram
  3. Use #SnowbasinBBBBQ and mention @SnowbasinResort in your caption

**You must have a public account on Instagram in order for us to see your photos.

**Current employees are not eligible to win.

Halloween Party November 1st, 2014

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Tricks, Treats, Dinner and Entertainment!

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

5:30 – 9:30 pm at Earl’s Lodge

Dinner Buffet 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Children’s Games, Prizes & Treat Baskets

Costume Contest .  Live DJ & Dance Floor .  Cash Bar

$30 Adults (12 & Over)

$12 Kids 6-11

Kids 5 & under FREE

Halloween Party Menu 2014

After dinner is over at 8:00 pm, guests may join in the festivities for free.

Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey Dinner

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The Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey Dinner features hors d’ oeuvres and a four-course dinner paired with Bulleit Bourbon whiskeys. Taste an array of Bulleit Bourbon whiskeys paired with opulent culinary creations and listen to Tom Bulleit, owner of Bulleit Bourbon, describe his family’s distillery process. Live entertainment from Luke Maurer.

The Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey Dinner is at Earl’s Lodge on Friday, November 14th at 6pm and is $65 per person, which includes a complimentary whiskey glass and stainless steel flask.

Whiskey Dinner Menu 2014

For reservations, please call (801) 620-1021

All guests must be 21 years of age with valid ID.