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Skibowl is taking its New Year’s Eve celebration to new heights this year. We will celebrate as usual with skiing and riding until 2 am and Cosmic Tubing until midnight. This year we will have two firework shows, multiple live DJs, the torchlight parade featuring the Powder Hounds snow bikers and world record Olympic speed skier Petr Kakes, champagne toasts, Auviq Rail Jam with mini competitions and the Auviq Gong Show, and so much more!
Festivities will start shortly after we open. Registration for the Auviq Rail Jam will begin at noon. MC Snow Go! will be entertaining the Skibowl West base area all day and through the night including the daytime rail jam. The rail jam schedule will be as follows: registration from noon to 1:30, rail jam contest from 2-4pm, prizes and awards at 4:30, then at 6pm the Auviq Gong Show will start with best shifty mini-comp at 6pm, best method mini-comp at 6:30, best BS 180 mini-comp at 7pm and then the gong show comp at 7:30.
The Snow Tube & Adventure Park will be hosting families all day long with snowtubing, Frosty’s Playland, the 2,400 square foot indoor Super Play Zone, Kiddie Carousel, Kid’s Snowmobiles and more. The park characters including Frosty, Reindeer and Bunny will be onsite for pictures and some dancing. Starting at 6pm, nighttime Cosmic Tubing will kick off and last until midnight, also featuring the world’s first Cosmic Zip Line adventures.
This year there will be two fireworks shows at Skibowl; one at Skibowl East for those enjoying the night Cosmic Tubing, and the traditional show at Skibowl West.
Skibowl West will be entertaining all day long with MC Snow Go! in the base area having comps and giving out swag and prizes. Around 11:45, the lights on the hill will be turned off and the countdown festivities will begin starting with the torchlight parade led by the Powder Hounds doing a snow bike demo, then followed by skiers and riders carrying the torches down the slopes featuring members of the Mt. Hood Race Team. Lastly, the New Year will be kicked off with world record Olympic speed skier Petr Kakes launching down the hill into the base area starting the fireworks extravaganza!
Join us for the after party at Skibowl West with The Glow in the Dark Dance Party. With the lights off and the glow in dark necklaces and bracelets, dance to a live DJ and MC for even more prizes and swag. Welcome 2013 in with you best dance moves and great times!
Other festivities will include a champagne toast at the Historic Mid-Mountain Warming Hut and two live bands playing at the resort’s Ratskeller Alpine Bar & Pizzeria. For lodging, tickets or more details about the night’s festivities contact guest services at 503-272-3206, ext. 1107.
Skibowl is America’s Largest Night Ski Area and closest ski resort to Portland, Oregon.