Big White Events Calendar 2015

There are tons of amazing events to check out throughout the year in Big White Resort! Make sure you plan your next Big White trip around these great celebrations.

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


Big White Events happen all year round, not just during the festive season!


Saturday, November 29, 2014 | OPENING DAY Winter Season
Sunday, April 12, 2015
| CLOSING DAY Winter Season

January 2015 Big White Events

IPC Para World Cup

January 16 - 19, 2015

Big White is hosting the IPC Para World Cup at TELUS Park. Join in the the excitement as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) holds on of the top level competition for Canada's paralympic athlethes in SBX and Banked Slalom events.

Western Canada Open Ski Cross Series

January 24-25, 2015

Take part in a ski cross series in an Olympic-quality race track, open for for skiers ages 8 and up. This two-day event will be held at TELUS Park, and will involve mentoring from the pros as well as race heats of 4 in a knock-out format.

TELUS Park Night Rail Jam: Presented by One T Apparel

January 31, 2015

Show off your skills on the rails and compete for some amazing cash prizes. The Rail Jam is open to anyone. Cost to register is $15, and registration opens on the day of the event.

February 2015 Big White Events

NorAm Cup SBX

February 10, 2015

Big White will be hosting two exciting Snowboard Cross competitions! Register as an athlete or a coach, or just head up to TELUS Park to cheer the participants on.


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March 2015 Big White Events

Annual Photo Contest

March 1-31, 2015

Click, click, snap! Photographers of all ages and skill levels are once again invited to the annual Big White Photo Contest. Showcase your works of art, while reliving the best times you’ve had this season.

Cruz the Blues

March 14-15, 2015

See how well you know Big White at this free two-day event! Grab your Cruz the Blues passport, collect all the stamps off as many blue runs (intermediate) as possible and win some great prizes and a Cruz the Blues shirt! We all know that Exhibition is easy to find, but where the heck is White Tail?

St. Patrick's Day at the Village

March 17, 2015

Where to start... Maybe with chasing a leprechaun down the green runs at Big White in search of gold candy coins, or maybe with an all day best dressed competition? As if that's not enough then head to Happy Valley for backwards dancing, green beverages, lord of the dance and great Irish entertainment. And to top it off there's some fantastic prizes!

Hawaii Week

March 18-25, 2015

Many of our friends from Hawaii will be here so be prepared to say aloha to everyone in the resort. Make sure you pack that great Hawaiian shirt and practice your Don Ho "Tiny Bubbles". All of the in resort activities will have a Hawaiian flavour and look for some Hawaiian food and culture around the resort, surf movies and lots of other fun.

April 2015 Big White Events

Easter at Big White

April 5, 2015

Easter Sunday begins with a church service in the Village Plaza at 8:30 am followed by the arrival of the Easter Bunny and an all day Easter egg hunt. Chocolate for everyone!

Dummy Downhill

April 12, 2015

Have your team build the ultimate downhill dummy machine, fasten your crash test dummy, set loose and see what happens! All competitors and spectators meet at Happy Valley Adventure Park at 1:00pm!


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July 2015 Big White Events

Canada Day Celebrations

July 1, 2015

"Celebrate Canada Day - Kelowna" is an annual, free community festival held in Prospera Place and Waterfront Park for residents and visitors to celebrate our nation's birthday. There are over 50+ activities and performances that are multi-generational and family-friendly, sure to entertain festival goers all day long.

Interior Savings Across The Lake Swim

July 18, 2015

Since its beginning in 1949 as part of the Kelowna Regatta, the Across The Lake Swim in Kelowna, BC has always been more a demonstration of swimming ability than just a race. Each summer, swimmers of all ages and abilities challenge themselves to swim 2.1 kilometers across Okanagan Lake, to test what they have learned, and to master the distance in whatever conditions Mother Nature delivers on race day. First time participants especially appreciate the feeling of accomplishment when they arrive at the finish line.

August 2015 Big White Events

Downtown Kelowna Block Party

August 8, 2015

Bring your friends, families and dogs to Downtown Kelowna for a whole day of great shopping, dining and entertainment! We'll have vendors lining the streets with great deals, fashion shows, dog agility demonstrations and fun dog competitions, kids activities, dancing, music and lots more! Come join us for a huge community Block Party in Downtown Kelowna!

KAT: Kelowna Apple Triathlon

August 21-23, 2015

The 30th annual Apple Triathlon takes place in Kelowna. Come and cheer on the athletes as the swim, bike and run in the beautiful Okanagan.


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September 2015 Big White Events

Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon

September 6, 2015

What better way to take on the challenge of running a half marathon - 21.1 km - than to run amidst one of the best sceneries in the Okanagan? The internationally renowned Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon will surely take your breath away (literally and figuratively)!

Hopscotch Festival

September 25-26, 2015

The Kelowna Hopscotch Festival has become an autumn tradition for the area, and is one event surely not to be missed. Enjoy the best of the best whiskies, beer and spirits from local and international markets. Get your tickets early and remember to drink responsibly!

October 2015 Big White Events

Uptown Rutland Scarecrow Festival

October 4, 2015

Check out the fun, kid-friendly event at Lion’s Park - perfect to get you into the Halloween mood. The scarecrow festival gathers thousands of attendees every year from Kelowna and beyond. Participate in the Scarecrow Building contest, or just come and join in on the celebrations.


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November 2015 Big White Events

Big White Opening Day

Date TBA

The beautiful Big White Resort is once again open for winter operations.

December 2015 Big White Events

Big White Holiday Experience

December 18, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Spend the holidays where the sleigh rides are only a skip away, and there’s champagne powder on the slopes, you’re guaranteed a White Christmas. The resort will be transformed into a winter wonderland with dozens of twinkling lights, and lots of activities to do with the family. Go on a sleigh ride, and sip some hot chocolate by the bonfire to cap off the night!


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