Kick off the weekend with some evening mountain biking, free live music, an outdoor movie and more. New for this summer, all of these activities are on Fridays from 4pm to 7pm at the base of Winter Park Resort.  

FREE Music & Movies
From 4:30 to 7:30 pm, you can enjoy free live music in front of the Discovery Center in The Village. After the music, get cozy under the stars with a free outdoor movie starting at 8pm. Check out the line-up below:

  • July 10th
    • Music by Grand County’s own Hunker Down winterparkresortminigolf
    • Movie is Journey to the Center of the  Earth
  • July 17th
    • Music by Empty Suits (Denver & Local)
    • Movie is Hotel for Dogs
  • July 24th
    • Music by Rockin’ Jake from New Orleans, LA
    • Movie is Mamma Mia
  • July 31st
    • Music by Healing Force of Denver
    • Movie is Kung Fu Panda
  • August 7th
    • Music by Thick As Thieves (Denver & Local)
    • Movie is Madagascar II
  • August 14th
    • Music by Peter Karp of Englewood, NJ
    • Movie is Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • August 21
    • Music by Johnny O Band of Denver
    • Movie is Monsters Vs. Aliens
  • August 28
    • Music by Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe of Lawtell, LA
    • Movie is Horton Hears A Who
  • September 4
    • Music by Tempa & The Tantrums of Denver
    • Movie is Night at the Musuem 2

Evening Base Area Activities
Now you can hang out a little longer at the base of Winter Park to play an extra round of miniature golf or to take a sceninc evening ride on the chairlift. From 5pm to 7pm, a round of mini golf is $10/round or a scenic chairlift ride is $15/person.

Sunspot BBQ Dinners
Hungry after a long day of mountain biking & alpine sliding? You don’t have to go far from the Winter Park base to enjoy a yummy BBQ dinner – just 2000 feet on the Zephyr Express Chairlift!  Take a beautiful ride with amazing views of the Continental Divide, then enjoy a beef rib eye steak, pork spare ribs, beef brisket, BBQ chicken or grilled portabella mushroom steak. All entrées include corn on the cob, Texas toast, ice cream dessert and choice of sides featuring potato salad, coleslaw or baked beans. Every Friday through Sept. 4th  mountain-bike-winter-park-lodging1between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  The cost is $24.95/adult, $19.95/children (10 and under), which includes includes the round-trip chairlift ride, live entertainment, and dinner.

Mountain Bike Madness
Can’t get enough biking in or just can’t make it up during normal lift hours? Then the extended hours at  Trestle Bike Park are sure to please.  The lift pass for three extra hours on Fridays from 4pm to 7pm costs only $15, plus you can get a sweet deal on a sweet downhill bike and protective gear rental – starting at $29.99. 

Trestle Bike Park Evening Race Series
Have you ever wanted to try out competing in a bike race, but just haven’t mustered up the courage? Well, the new Trestle Bike Park Evening Race Series could be the perfect place to start.  There are races for gravity and cross-country riders of all ages. A great way for new riders, even kids, to give mountain bike racing a try.  For more information, including registration fees, evening race times, and course details, visit www.trestlebikepark.com or call 970-726-1590.

July 11th, 2009

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