Winterfest 2017

Winterfest 2017

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Whether it’s fantastic snow, unbeatable ski-in, ski-out convenience, or the ultimate in family fun that you're after, Big White is the place to be.  You'll be surprised at just how affordable coming to the snow can be with the best exchange rate in over a decade and one call can book it all with the Big White Central Reservations Groups Department.

Special Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air rates available January 23 – February 2.

Deadline to book discounted lift tickets, lessons, rentals and lodging is January 20th!

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Contact Us

Direct: 250-491-6174    Toll Free: 1-800-663-2772    Email: groups@bigwhite.com

  • Accommodation & Deals

    15% Off Accommodation

    Choose from our huge range of ski-in, ski-out accommodation including hotel rooms, condos, and vacation homes

    White Crystal Inn

    Full Service Hotel Rooms at the White Crystal Inn from only $96 USD

    • Best ski-in, ski-out on the mountain
    • Central Village location
    • Outdoor Hot tub
    • On-site restaurant
    • 24 hour Front Desk
    • Range of unit types available

     

    Eagles Big White

    3 and 4 Bedroom Units from only $233 USD

    • Exceptional value with ski-in, ski-out
    • Fully equipped condominium
    • Spacious large rooms
    • Convenient layout
    • Comfortable furnishings
    • Access to shared hot tub facilities

     

    Stonegate

    Private Hot Tub Units from only $177 USD

    • End the day in your own Private hot tub
    • Premium accommodations
    • Equipped with modern appliances
    • Luxury furnishings
    • Close proximity to the village centre

     

    Please quote special code PC/1617.

    • Pricing is per night and all accommodation has a required 2 night minimum stay.
    • All accommodation is subject to availability.
    • Pricing does not include tax, all rates subject to 15% tax.
    • Pricing is in USD and based on $1 USD = $1.35 Canadian Dollars, but subject to exchange rate at time of booking.
    • Pricing is based on stays during Value Season, January 3rd – February 2nd, 2017.

     

    25% Off Lift Tickets

    Save 25% on all lift tickets when booked in conjunction with your accommodation, one call can book it all with the Big White Groups Department.

    Alaska airlines logo

    PLUS SKI FREE SAME DAY OF ARRIVAL

    With your Alaska Airlines Boarding Pass

    Don’t forget that if you fly with Alaska Airlines during the 2016-2017 ski season, you can ski for free the same day you arrive at Big White. Simply present your same day of arrival boarding pass and corresponding government issued photo ID at the main ticket office and you’ll be on the slopes before you know it! Please note free skiing is only applicable on the same day as your boarding pass.

     

    15% Off Equipment Rentals & Lessons

    Save 15% on equipment rentals and group lessons when booked in conjunction with your accommodation, one call can book it all with the Big White Groups Department.

     

    US friends, your dollar goes further here!

  • Free at Winterfest

    FREE at Winterfest 2017

     

    tubing

    Free Tubing Party

    Saturday, January 28 @ 3:00 - 5:00pm Gather in the Happy Valley Adventure Park for a free tubing party compliments of our friends at the Kelowna International Airport. Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and marshmallows around the bon fire. No skill or equipment required, just a sense of adventure and a desire for fun! Après party in the Happy Valley Day Lodge to follow. WINTERFEST PASS REQUIRED for admission.

     

    Apres

    FREE Après Party

    Saturday, January 28 @ 5:00pm Unwind after a day on the slopes with an Après Party with complimentary drinks and dinner buffet at the Happy Valley Day Lodge which is conveniently located at the bottom of the gondola next to the tube park and skating rink. WINTERFEST PASS REQUIRED for admission.

     

    Fireworks

    FREE Fireworks Display

    Saturday, January 28 @ 8:00pm Take in the show from Happy Valley for the best view.

     

    Snowhosts

    FREE Guided Mountain Tours

    Daily @ 10:15am Our Snow Hosts will show you the best ski and snowboarding spots with a complimentary mountain tour. This tour will open your eyes to the locals’ favorite ski and snowboard runs, providing you with the ins and outs of Big White Ski Resort. Meet in the Village Centre and look for the bright yellow jackets.

     

    Village Centre Mall

    FREE VIP Card

    As an added bonus for attending Winterfest, you will receive a free Big White VIP Card which is your card to on mountain savings! Available for collection at Winterfest registration once at Big White.

     

    Parking at Big White

    FREE Parking

    Driving to Big White? Enjoy free parking in all accommodation with Big White Central Reservations.

     

  • Activities

    Family Fun for All Ages

    Skiing and snowboarding are just the beginning as at Canada's Favourite Family Resort. We will keep the entire family smiling on and off the slopes with our wide range of fun filled activities.

    View our Weekly Events including our free carnival night and fireworks display every Saturday!

     

    Dog Sled Tours

    Dog Sled Tours

    Try this truly Canadian adventure sport and experience the thrill of mushing through Big White's backcountry.

     

    Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

    Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

    Experience the winter wonderland of Big White's backcountry from the comfort of a horse drawn sleigh.

     

    Ice climbing tower

    Ice Climbing Tower

    Strap on those crampons and grab an ice axe. Our impressive 60 foot ice tower is the perfect way to try the sport.

     

    Ice Skating

    Ice Skating

    Strap on some skates and take a spin around Canada's highest skating rink, it's the same size as an Olympic Hockey rink! 

     

    Kelowna Rockets

    Kelowna Rockets Hockey

    Take in some Kelowna Rockets hockey action. We organize tickets and transport, all you need is your cheering voice!

     

    Kids Snowmobiles

    Kid's Snowmobiles

    Mini-Z miniature snowmobiles are great fun for the kids. Kids get to experience the thrill of snowmobiling on a track built just for them!

     

    Tubing

    Tubing

    Located in the Happy Valley Adventure Centre the Big White Tube Park is fun for the whole family.

     

    Snowshoeing

    Snowshoe Tours

    Get off the beaten track and enjoy Big White's spectacular backcountry with a guided snowshoe tour.

     

    Snowmobile Tours

    Snowmobile Tours

    Big White’s varied terrain allows for a range of snowmobile adventures from gentle family cruising to advanced backcountry powder riding.

     

    snow limo

    Snow Limo Tours

    The BEST and ONLY WAY for non-skiers or snowboarders to glide along snow-covered mountain trails, to enjoy breathtaking vistas, to actually join your group, friends or family on the mountain, on the slopes!

  • Getting Here

     

    Road Conditions

    Driving To Big White

    Big White is 35 miles South East of Kelowna, the largest city in the Okanagan Valley. For guests traveling from the Seattle area (350 miles), we estimate it being a 6 hour drive to Big White. To save time at the border, we recommend guests driving the I5 use the Sumas Border Crossing. Remember to save money at the pumps and gas up in the USA before crossing into Canada.

    Air Travel

    Flying To Big White

    Alaska Airlines operates 3 daily non-stop flights from Seattle into Kelowna with flight time less than an hour! Big White is an easy 50 minute shuttle away from the Kelowna Airport and our personable shuttle drivers will deliver you to the front door of your on mountain accommodation. Guests flying Alaska Airlines can Ski FREE their same day of arrival with your Alaska Airlines boarding pass. Simply present your boarding pass with ID to the ticket office in the Village Centre Mall and you'll receive a free lift ticket for that day.(includes night skiing when available).

    ground transportation

    Ground Transportation

    Once you’re at Big White, you don’t need a car, so let us pick you up! We provide regular shuttle service from Kelowna International Airport to Big White and can meet all flights, no matter when your flight arrives! Shuttles must be reserved at least 72 hours prior to arrival. If there are no scheduled pickups, the shuttle buses do not operate. Please let us know if Tots need a booster or car seat.

    Round Trip
    $61 USD  - Adult/Youth (13 years and up)
    $43 USD  - Child (6 to 12 years)
    $21 USD  - Tot (5 years and under)
    Taxes are included (5% GST)
    *Pricing is in USD and based on $1 USD = $1.35 Canadian Dollars, but subject to exchange rate at time of booking.

     

15% Off Accommodation

Choose from our huge range of ski-in, ski-out accommodation including hotel rooms, condos, and vacation homes

White Crystal Inn

Full Service Hotel Rooms at the White Crystal Inn from only $96 USD

  • Best ski-in, ski-out on the mountain
  • Central Village location
  • Outdoor Hot tub
  • On-site restaurant
  • 24 hour Front Desk
  • Range of unit types available

Eagles Big White

3 and 4 Bedroom Units from only $233 USD

  • Exceptional value with ski-in, ski-out
  • Fully equipped condominium
  • Spacious large rooms
  • Convenient layout
  • Comfortable furnishings
  • Access to shared hot tub facilities

Stonegate

Private Hot Tub Units from only $177 USD

  • End the day in your own Private hot tub
  • Premium accommodations
  • Equipped with modern appliances
  • Luxury furnishings
  • Close proximity to the village centre

 

Please quote special code PC/1617.

  • Pricing is per night and all accommodation has a required 2 night minimum stay.
  • All accommodation is subject to availability.
  • Pricing does not include tax, all rates subject to 15% tax.
  • Pricing is in USD and based on $1 USD = $1.35 Canadian Dollars, but subject to exchange rate at time of booking.
  • Pricing is based on stays during Value Season, January 3rd – February 2nd, 2017.

 

25% Off Lift Tickets

Save 25% on all lift tickets when booked in conjunction with your accommodation, one call can book it all with the Big White Groups Department.

Alaska airlines logo

PLUS SKI FREE SAME DAY OF ARRIVAL

With your Alaska Airlines Boarding Pass

Don’t forget that if you fly with Alaska Airlines during the 2016-2017 ski season, you can ski for free the same day you arrive at Big White. Simply present your same day of arrival boarding pass and corresponding government issued photo ID at the main ticket office and you’ll be on the slopes before you know it! Please note free skiing is only applicable on the same day as your boarding pass.

 

15% Off Equipment Rentals & Lessons

Save 15% on equipment rentals and group lessons when booked in conjunction with your accommodation, one call can book it all with the Big White Groups Department.

 

US friends, your dollar goes further here!

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