Downhill Ski > Events
Dec. 13 Opening Day
Join Tahoe Donner for opening day and celebrate the start to a great ski season. Conditions permitting.
Date: Friday, December 13
Dec. 15 Customer Appreciation Day
Everyone skis for $5! This is a deal that can’t be beat.
Date: Sunday, December 15
Dec. 25 Christmas Day Pancake Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast starts at 10 a.m., followed by a half day of skiing and riding with Santa. The ski lifts will open at 11:30 a.m.
Date: Wednesday, December 25
Dec. 31 Torchlight Parade on New Year’s Eve
Fun event for intermediate skiers and riders ages 10 or older who can ski or ride unassisted. Come early to secure a spot in the parade. A DJ and snacks will be provided in the bar area prior to the parade. Sign-ups are from 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. with a chair loading time at 6:15 p.m. This is a free event.
Date: Tuesday, December 31
Time: 4:30-5:45 Sign-up
Jan. 6-10 & 13-16 Learn to Ski or Snowboard Month
We’re celebrating Learn-to-Ski or Snowboard Month Jan. 6 – 10 and Jan. 13-16! We will offer Learn-to-Ski or Snowboard packages for $39. These packages are only for first timers, which include all-day lift ticket, rental equipment, and a two-hour group lesson for anyone ages 7 and up.
Jan. 18-20 Ski and Snowboarding Safety Week
Participate in many different activities around the mountain involving safety education. From exciting scavenger hunts, the national coloring contest, snow science and safety, there will be activities for everyone. By participating in safety weekend we are offering 25 percent off on a Smith helmets and goggles.
Dates: Saturday, January 18-Monday, January 20
Feb. 22 Children’s Glow Stick Parade and Carnival
A kid’s version of the Torchlight Parade with glow sticks for children 10 or younger who can ski or ride unassisted in the dark on Snowbird run. Come early to secure a spot in the parade and get glow sticks by playing our free carnival games. Music and snacks will be provided in the bar area prior to the parade. Sign-ups and carnival start at 4:30 p.m. with the parade starting at 6:30 p.m. This event is free.
Date: Saturday, February 22
Mar. 1 Winter Beach Party
Join us for some tropical fun, live music, food and games. A great time for the whole family that starts at 12 p.m. This event is free.
Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: 12 p.m.
Mar. 22, 200-foot Banana Split Extravaganza
Help devour our incredible 200-foot banana split at 1:30 p.m.
Date: Saturday, March 22
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Mar. 23 Tahoe Donner Family Challenge
The Family Challenge is a matched time race done as a family team. It is a GS race, but the time that counts is the difference between the first and second runs. The team component is a combined best difference from a child with the best difference from an adult in the family. The winning team gets their name engraved on the trophy displayed in the lodge. All children who complete two runs earn a medal, and there are other prizes as well. This event is free.
Date: Sunday, March 23
Apr. 5 Spring Evening Ski Party
The sun is still up, so we are going to keep Eagle Rock open a little later. Enjoy the barbecue, live music and a special outdoor bar. Skiing will be extended to 5:45 p.m. Attendees will also be entered into a free drawing to win a 2014-15 season pass.
Date: Saturday, April 5
Apr. 13 Downhill Dummy Contest and Rail Jam
Enjoy food and beverage specials, bounce house, live music, plus the popular Boxing Match Rail Jam and traditional Downhill Dummy event. Teams build unique dummies to send sliding down the hill and off a massive jump. This year’s theme is “Places around the World.” Prizes will be awarded for best design, best air and best crash. You can also get full-day lift tickets at half-day rates.
Date: Sunday, April 13
The Lodge Restaurant & Pub Holiday Party Offer
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