Snowmass Village, Colo., (March 15, 2019) – With over 300 days of sunshine, endless powder, and an extra-long season (Snowmass Closing Day is April 21), Snowmass is primed for an epic spring. In addition to world class skiing, Snowmass plays host to a variety of events and promotions in April, geared towards skiers and boarders who love the sun and snow.
$60 Lift Tickets at Snowmass – April 1-21
This April, come celebrate the 60th birthday of Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. In celebration of sixty years of two of the world’s most iconic resorts, guests can purchase $60/day lift tickets, good at Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, and Buttermilk. Buy a minimum of 2 days of lodging and get $60/day lift tickets for spring skiing. Valid Travel Dates: Monday, April 1, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019. Rates start at $107/night. Call (800) 679-3151 or email email@example.com to book. www.gosnowmass.com/specials/60-lift-tickets/
Après All Day, Snowmass – April 1-21
Every day in April, enjoy après and happy hour on the decks of Snowmass’ many restaurants. Soak in the sun with specials at The Edge, TORO Kitchen & Lounge, Black Saddle Bar & Grille, NEST, New Belgium Ranger Station, and more. www.gosnowmass.com/events
The Après, Buttermilk – April 5-7
The Après is a brand-new, music and mountain festival at the base of Buttermilk, April 5-7, with three days of music, spring skiing and riding. The Après, promoted in collaboration with renowned music venue The Belly Up, includes live performances by Umphrey’s McGee on Friday, April 5 followed by two nights of performances by The String Cheese Incident on Saturday and Sunday April 6-7. Tickets are now on-sale with the option to buy a three-day music pass for $99.99 or a three-day music pass plus two-day Aspen Snowmass lift ticket for $219.99. The concert gates open at 4:00pm daily. The festival takes place snow or shine. For more information visit, https://www.aspensnowmass.com/theapres.
The Ski Week, Snowmass – April 7-14
The Ski Week is a gathering of young professionals from all over the world who share the mindset of being active in the mountains, meeting new friends and sharing a good time. The Ski Week focuses on skiing and snowboarding, networking, and providing guests with an opportunity for exploration and adventure. Tickets and more information can be found at www.theskiweek.com.
Red Bull Homerun, Snowmass – April 13
Sponsored by Red Bull, this intense skiing/snowboarding competition is a downhill sprint from top-to-bottom at Snowmass Ski Area. Skiers and Snowboarders start together in a Le Mans-style mass sprint to strap into their gear. Then, racers go as fast as possible down a marked course and finish at the base. The fastest man and woman, in both skiing and snowboarding, will take home a trophy, an Ikon Pass, a Red Bull prize pack and of course, bragging rights. There is also be a separate prize category created for “Dressed for Success.” Each competitor is assigned a commemorative race bib which provides access to the après-ski party in Snowmass Village where DJ Naka G and DJ DC will be performing. Participant registration is open here for just $25. Those who register must be at least 18 years of age to participate.
Snowmass Closing Weekend – April 20-21
Close out the season with a bang! Snowmass Closing Weekend includes on-mountain and off-mountain celebrations including the third annual Surf & Snow Beach Party at Elk Camp Restaurant, featuring free leis, a dance party, and margarita blender bikes. As the party comes to an end, party-goers ski down to the base in just their swimsuits. New this year, the Surf & Snow Beach Party plays host to a pond skim (formerly known as Schneetag). Both skiers and snowboarders are invited to participate in the pond skim. Stick around after the mountain closes for parties in the base, featuring sand, snow, food and drink specials, and much more. www.gosnowmass.com/event/snowmass-spring-fling/
For more information, please visit www.gosnowmass.com/events.
About Snowmass Village, Colorado – A renowned winter playground and vibrant summer community just 9 miles from Aspen, Snowmass consistently ranks as one of the best ski areas in the world. For 2019, Ski Magazine named Aspen Snowmass the #1 “resort of the year” in the West. Snowmass offers guests incredible views of mountain vistas, in addition to 2.8 million adjacent acres of wilderness, open for activities and exploration. Snowmass offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, 30+ restaurants, 95 percent slopeside lodging, shopping, unique special events and music – all year round. For more information and a complete calendar of events and activities, please visit: www.gosnowmass.com.
Snowmass Tourism Media Contact: Sara Stookey Sanchez, Public Relations Coordinator, Snowmass Tourism, 970-922-2285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.