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.
JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC
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.
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!
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!
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.
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)!
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.
November 2015 Big White Events
Big White Opening Day
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!