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Sun Peaks Events - See What's Happening in Sun Peaks BC

Sun Peaks events happen all year round, not just during the festive season!Check out the Sun Peaks events to make sure you get in on all of the action! 

Click on the link for the month to get more information about the events for that particular month. 

 

July 2012 | August 2012 | September 2012 

 

 

 

 July 2012 Sun Peaks Events

 
Sun Peaks & Region Farmer's Market     Every Sunday July 1 - September 9 2012
  Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market. The market is a perfect opportunity to bring local, sustainable food to your family’s dinner table. Local farmers, ranchers, and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, seafood, arts & crafts, beauty products, and more!
 
Junior Golf Camp     July 11-13, 2012
  Campers will enjoy a fun introduction to the game of golf, utilizing exciting games to foster a more relaxed and fun learning experience.
 
PumpTrack Up The Jams     July 13, 2012
  The first of 2 "Pumptrack Up The Jams" events during the BC Cup weekend. Riders will have 45 minutes to post their best time on our new pump track located in P5. There will be lots of Jams over the massive sound system and plenty of good times.
 
Lady's Day In The Park     Every Friday July 13 - August 3, 2012
  A day on the trails tailored specifically for the ladies, including a full day of instruction and Bike Park ticket for the day. These fun-filled Fridays are a great way to break into the Bike Park, coached by experienced, energetic, local female riders to maximize confidence and skill development, while keeping it light and fun.
 
The 8th Annual Quilting In The Mountains Festival     July 13-15, 2012
  Come and join the instructors and students of Quilting in the Mountains 2012 for a trunk show not to be missed! As the kick off to a wonderful weekend of quilting, Bonny Voice of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will be on hand to show what she keeps in her trunks. Come enjoy the 3rd Annual Quilting in the Mountains Judged Quilt show.
 
Double Rainbow Toonie Slalom     July 14, 2012
  This fun event is for everyone, come on out and try your hand at dual slalom racing, each racer pays their toonie and races to the bottom, the winner will get their toonie back and the fastest time of the day takes home the big Masa's Bar and Grill prize.  You can race whoever you want, race your buddies, race your parents, race your coaches, race whoever you want!  Its all about having fun, we will be blasting music and ripping the race course all evening long!
 
Sun Peaks Art Zone     Select Weekends July 8 - August 26, 2012
  This summer Sun Peaks introducing art workshops to the line up and there are opportunities for both adults and children to try their hand at various art forms, guided by experienced and talented artists. A bright studio space in the Fireside Lodge is host to 7 weekends of art activity during July and August. Choose from oil painting, water colours, clay sculpting, and creating collages.
 
Yeah Bro! BC Cup DH #3     July 14-15, 2012
  Watch riders from across western North America race to be the fastest down the legendary Sun Peaks DH race course. Come cheer on some of the world's best bikers at the third stop of BC Cup Downhill Race Circuit of the summer!
 
Masa's Get Down, Foot Down Challenge     July 15, 2012
  Riders will compete for supremacy over their closest rivals in this all out battle of strength and stamina.  20 riders will be placed in a closed course just outside the patio of Masa’s Bar and Grill, if you put your foot down or lose your balance, you will be kicked out and the last rider standing is declared the winner, and the winner of each round will receive Nacho’s from Masa’s.
 
Tod Mountain Heritage Ride     July 15, 2012
  Local rancher and well known auctioneer, Barry Brady, has agreed to act as “Honourary Trail Boss” for the first Heritage Ride. Barry’s family has ranched in the valley and continues to range their cattle on all three peaks of Sun Peaks Resort. Barry, along with local horse wranglers, will lead guests through the historical range while sharing tales about the surrounding ranching community. The route will likely be 3-4 hours in duration and finish with a "cowboy lunch".
 
PumpTrack Up The Jams     July 16, 2012
  The second of 2 "Pumptrack Up The Jam" events during the BC Cup weekend. Riders will have 45 minutes to post their best time on our new pump track located in P5. There will be lots of Jams over the massive sound system and plenty of good times.  
 
Seek The Peak Geocaching Challenge     July 21-22, 2012
  Everyone is welcome from novice to the advanced. There is no better way to experience the beautiful alpine landscape and wildlife first hand than while searching for hidden treasures using your Global Positioning System receiver (GPS) to navigate you. Be the first to find and collect prizes and enter to win the grand prize draw on Sunday.
Beginning geocachers can take the Learn to Geocache Course on Saturday morning, then can go hunt for geocaches on Saturday afternoon and/or on Sunday.     Experienced geocachers can find more than 75 existing geocaches in the Valley and on the mountain as well as 30 brand new ones, ready for July 21st.
 
Dirty Feet Bike Weekend - Crit and Marathon     July 21-22, 2012
  Join us at Sun Peaks for a fun filled bike weekend! Enter in an event, volunteer or spectate. Try your hand at the 1km Mountain Crit race or the  20km/40km/60km XC Mtn bike Marathon.
 
Freeride Mountain Bike Camp    July 23-27, 2012
  Back by popular demand, our wildly successful freeride camps are coached by some of BC’s top riders and will immerse participants in all aspects of freeriding, in our legendary Bike Park. The coaches have been riding a long time and know it’s all about having fun on the trails, so skill development is well balanced with positive encouragement and plenty of high fives! They’ll provide campers with the skills and confidence to tackle single track, berms, jumps, steeps, and whatever else the mountain might throw their way. Campers will also learn bike setup and maintenance to ensure their bikes are properly tuned and safe to hit the trails.
 
Liquid Gold - Beer & Whisky Festival     July 27-28, 2012
 Internationally recognized as the leading commentator on all the world's whiskies, Jim Murray will be in Sun Peaks to teach you how to get the most out of your Whisky! Enjoy various Beer & Whisky samplers while enjoying LIVE music by local singer-songwriter Paul Filek. Join Brew Master David Bearsell as he guides you through four unique samples while explaining the inimitable properties in each brew as well as how each one is carefully and individually made. On the Saturday Night, celebrate Sun Peaks’ first Beer & Whisky Festival by joining us for a 5 course dinner paired with 5 unique beer choices.
 
 
August 2012 Sun Peaks Events
 
Lady's Day In The Park     Every Friday July 13 - August 3, 2012
  A day on the trails tailored specifically for the ladies, including a full day of instruction and Bike Park ticket for the day. These fun-filled Fridays are a great way to break into the Bike Park, coached by experienced, energetic, local female riders to maximize confidence and skill development, while keeping it light and fun.
 
Alpine Blossom Festival     August 4-5, 2012
  The perfect weekend to take in the vibrant blooms of Indian Paintbrush, Tiger Lilies, Fireweed, and more in the Sun Peaks alpine before venturing to the village to enjoy face painters, the Sun Peaks Fire Department, a climbing wall, performances by Bobs & Lolo and Uncle Chris the Clown and lively musical performances by Dave Phillips and ‘She Stole My Beer’, the weekend will be a blast for all ages. 
 
Sun Peaks & Region Farmer's Market     Every Sunday July 1 - September 9 2012
  Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market. The market is a perfect opportunity to bring local, sustainable food to your family’s dinner table. Local farmers, ranchers, and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, seafood, arts & crafts, beauty products, and more!
 
"Reach The Peak" Tod Mountain Summit Hike     August 5, 2012
  Join the third annual Reach The Peak hike! It is a fun and enjoyable hike suitable for all ages, participants may hike at their own pace. Several guides are on hand including Canadian Senator, Olympic Champion and our Director of Skiing, Nancy Greene Raine.
 
Freeride Mountain Bike Camp     August 6-10, 2012
  Back by popular demand, our wildly successful freeride camps are coached by some of BC’s top riders and will immerse participants in all aspects of freeriding, in our legendary Bike Park. The coaches have been riding a long time and know it’s all about having fun on the trails, so skill development is well balanced with positive encouragement and plenty of high fives! They’ll provide campers with the skills and confidence to tackle single track, berms, jumps, steeps, and whatever else the mountain might throw their way. Campers will also learn bike setup and maintenance to ensure their bikes are properly tuned and safe to hit the trails.
 
Junior Golf Camp     August 8-10, 2012
  Campers will enjoy a fun introduction to the game of golf, utilizing exciting games to foster a more relaxed and fun learning experience.
 
Women's Freestyle Mountain Bike Camp     August 11-12, 2012 
  This camp is designed specifically for women interested in exploring the Bike Park, coached by experienced, energetic, local female riders. Campers will learn about bike setup and maintenance, line selection, flowing corners and berms, pinning single track, and conquering features in the park.
 
The 3rd Annual Retro Concert Weekend     August 17-18, 2012
  Friday, August 17
The Beatles performed by Fab Fourever  6:30pm – 8:30pm
  Saturday, August 18
Neil Young performed by Live Rust 12noon – 1:30pm
Guns N Roses performed by Gunz N’FN’ Rosez  2:30pm – 4:00pm
Led Zeppelin performed by the Led Zeppelin Show  5:00pm – 6:30pm 
Aerosmith performed by Aerosmith Rocks  7:30pm – 9:00pm
  Sunday, August 19
ABBA performed by ABBA Again  11:00am – 1:00pm
 
Sun Peaks Art Zone     Select Weekends July 8 - August 26, 2012
  This summer Sun Peaks introducing art workshops to the line up and there are opportunities for both adults and children to try their hand at various art forms, guided by experienced and talented artists. A bright studio space in the Fireside Lodge is host to 7 weekends of art activity during July and August. Choose from oil painting, water colours, clay sculpting, and creating collages.
 
Thunder Under The Sun     August 24-26, 2012
  Sun Peaks Resort is proud to be hosting Thunder Under the Sun presented by the BC Corvette Club. A show 'n Shine will take place on Saturday, August 25, for public viewing of the vehicles with the proud owners available for questions.
 
 
September 2012 Sun Peaks Events
 
Matthew Good LIVE At Sun Peaks     September 1, 2012
  International recording artist Matthew Good will be performing live. This outdoor concert experience is the perfect way to wrap up the summer.
 
Yeah Bru Classic Dual Slalom     September 2, 2012
  The Bicycle Café brings to you The Yeah Bru Old School Dual. This old school grass dual slalom is all about high fives, so run what you brung!
 
Nancy Greene's Golf Benefit     September 8, 2012
Stay tuned for more info.
 
The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain Run     September 8, 2012
  16km mountain run and a 5km trail fun run. The mountain run will start in the village and follow switchback trails to mid mountain and come back down and then follow some fun trails around Sun Peaks.
The 5km run/walk and kids race will be on the nordic ski trails. The 5km is a fun run for everyone on some great trails at Sun Peaks come out and enjoy the day and the Resort.
 
Reunion Finale BBQ     September 8, 2012
  The perfect way to end the summer at Sun Peaks. Bring your friends and family for an evening of great food, great fun, and great memories.
 
Sun Peaks & Region Farmer's Market     Every Sunday July 1 - September 9 2012
   Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market. The market is a perfect opportunity to bring local, sustainable food to your family’s dinner table. Local farmers, ranchers, and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, seafood, arts & crafts, beauty products, and more!
 
Women's Wellness Weekend     September 14-16, 2012
  Women from all over BC will be gathering for a relaxing, self-indulgent, fun-filled weekend in beautiful Sun Peaks Resort. Re-charge and feel refreshed while surrounded by the beauty of the picturesque mountains, peaceful forest and pedestrian village.
 
Classic Car Gathering     September 21-23, 2012
  Sun Peaks Resort is proud to be hosting the 2nd annual Classic Car Gathering presented by the Vintage Sports Car Club of Calgary. All classic car enthusiasts and clubs are encouraged to join us for the weekend. A Show ‘n Shine will be taking place on Saturday for public viewing of the vehicles with the proud owners available for questions. 
 
Sun Peaks Oktoberfest     September 29, 2012

  The Sun Peaks’s Oktoberfest is all about Gemuetlichkeit, Music, Food and Dancing the traditional Bavarian way. Bento’s Daylodge will be turned into a Oktoberfest style “FESTZELT” – a traditional big party tent decorated in the typical Bavarian colours White and blue.

 
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