We have tons of activities in store for you for Ski Skate Week. Get ready for:
Feb. 11 – 14 and Feb. 18 – 21, Golfing Fun at the Winter Golf Academy
Come inside from the cold and try our new virtual golf experience from 1 – 7:00 p.m. at Tahoe Donner Golf Course. Up to 27 courses to choose from! Great for all ages and you can even take advantage of happy hour too. Walk-ins welcome. Learn more.
Feb. 11 – 21, Extended Pub Hours at Alder Creek Adventure Center
The bar will be open daily from 12 – 7 p.m. for premium beers and wines, plus our bar menu for food–preview here. Sit by the fire and relax after a day of skiing. Don’t forget–the Alder Creek Cafe is also open daily from 8:30 a.m – 5 p.m. with hot lunches offered from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Feb. 13 – 21 – Extended Hours at Pizza on the Hill
For Ski Skate Week, Pizza on the Hill will be open every day for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Regular evening hours of 5 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday – Monday will resume on Feb. 22.
Feb. 13 – 19 – Winter Superstars Week
Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area is looking for superstars, so come out and win some medals! Events are for all ages and include ski and snowboard races, a sled pull and a mini terrain park event. Participants can sign up on the day of the event. See the event schedule.
Feb. 13 – Introduction to Biathlon Clinic at Alder Creek Adventure Center
Biathlon combines skiing and rifle marksmanship. After range instruction and practice with our new laser biathlon rifles, you will ski or snowshoe a short loop and try to hit the targets with an elevated heart rate, just like at the Olympics. (Adult biathlon is sold out but limited spots remain for the junior clinic as of 2/10/16). More Info.
Feb. 13, 23 – Live Music Every Saturday Night
Live music takes place every Saturday night from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Alder Creek Adventure Center. Come and enjoy a different musician every week! Get ready for Green Weather on Feb. 13 and Tuck Wilson on Feb. 20.
Feb. 13 – 21 – Extended Hours at Snowplay and the Snowplay Cafe
Conditions permitting, Snowplay is open every day for tubing and sledding for Ski Skate Week, Feb. 13 – 21 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Snowplay Cafe is also open daily Feb. 13 – 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., offering hot meals and beverages.
Feb. 14 – Kids Party at Kids Club
We will be decorating cookies and offering fun Valentine’s Day activities on Feb. 14 during regular Kids Club hours of 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Trout Creek Recreation Center. Standard rates apply.
Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Sunset Snowshoe Tour
Bundle up with a companion for a special Valentine’s Day evening, beginning at 4:30 p.m. (lasting until approximately 6 p.m.). Meet at Trout Creek Recreation Center to caravan to the trailhead. (As of 2/10/16 this event is sold out but call to inquire about cancellations). More info.
Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Dinner
Share the love this Valentine’s Day by enjoying dinner at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub. Reservations fill up quickly for Valentine’s Day—don’t delay. Call us today to secure your table.
Feb. 15 – 20, Extended Hours at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub
Between Feb. 15 – 20, stop by The Lodge Restaurant & Pub after a day of skiing and the bar will be open at 4 p.m. for drinks with bar menu service available by 4:30 p.m. Dinner remains at 5 p.m. daily.
Feb. 20 – Glowstick Parade and Carnival
This kids’ version of the Torchlight Parade with glowsticks is geared to children 10 or younger who can ski or ride unassisted in the dark on our Snowbird run. Participants should plan to come early to secure a spot in the Glowstick Parade, and get glowsticks by playing our free carnival games. Music and snacks will be provided in the bar area prior to the parade. Sign-ups and the carnival start at 4:30 p.m. with the parade starting at 6:30 p.m. Free event!
Feb. 20 – Full Moon Snowshoe Tour
Take in the beauty of a full moon by participating in a scenic snowshoe hike above Donner Lake from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Meet at Trout Creek Recreation Center and caravan to the trailhead. Participants are encouraged to dress in warm layers, including hats and gloves, and bring water, a headlamp or flashlight. Please reserve at least 24 hours in advance. More info.
Feb. 20 – Wine & Wax Clinic
From 5 – 6:30 p.m., join us for a free clinic with waxing Guru Roger Chaney who will be explaining the art and science of ski waxing in the public wax room at Alder Creek Adventure Center. Enjoy the Adventure Center’s bar and live music (Tuck Wilson) until 8 p.m. following the clinic.
Feb. 21 – Tahoe Donner Challenge
Sponsored by Paco’s Bike and Ski, it’s a tour or a race – you choose! Pick your fastest way to checkpoints at Drifter Hut, Hawks Peak and The Euer Valley Cookhouse. Over 50 great prizes from our friends at Paco’s Bike and Ski, Kuhl, Fischer, Salomon, Pianetta and Christy Hill Restaurants. Learn more.