With light snowfalls 10 days out from the opening of the winter season, Thredbo, Australia’s No. 1 Ski Resort, is gearing up for a massive line-up to celebrate, with a long weekend planned full of music, entertainment, food, fun and activities for all ages from 7th to 9th June.
The highlights of the weekend will be a huge free outdoor concert in Thredbo Alpine Village featuring Sneaky Sound System presented by Corona, Swedish hot pool parties at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel, a fun kids and family party to launch the new Snow Play Area, the annual Alpine Village Long Lunch, the 2014 launch of the Snow Dome, and of course, plenty of fun on the mountain with skiers and snowboarders hoping to create the first tracks of the season.
o Kick off your weekend poolside at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel enjoying hot Swedish cider from 2pm – 6pm
o At 9pm, catch Amy Chase and Scotty Pullin spinning the decks in the Schuss Bar. The buzzing atmosphere is perfect to get you warmed up for your first day on the slopes for 2014
o The award winning Japanese ice sculptor Kenji Ogawa will be bringing to life his icy cold creations in Thredbo’s Village Square from 10am
o Thredbo’s new Snow Play Area makes its greatly anticipated debut in the afternoon, with a kids and family launch party.
o Make sure to swing by the Thredbo Alpine Hotel poolside bar at 2pm to warm up in the hot tub and big heated pool
o At 6pm gaze towards the mountain for the huge mountain fireworks display followed by the special guest; Sneaky Sound System live and free in the Thredbo Village, presented by Corona.
o Thredbo Village will be transformed at 12pm on Sunday for the annual Long Lunch, set to feature a huge outdoor setting, live musicians and a delicious 3-course Italian inspired lunch.
o For the night time enthusiasts the first Snow Dome Party of the season begins around 5pm with renowned DJ Black Angus delivering the beats. Just around the corner from the Snow Dome, the Corona Rail Jam kicks off; with a unique rail feature under lights for athletes and everyone alike to come and jib the night away.
Sneaky Sound System is arguably one of Australia’s best dance music groups with chart topping hits and international success. Lead singer Connie was placed in the top 20 of all-time greatest Australian singers, so together with presenting partner Corona, it’s going to be an incredible show.
When it comes to new features, Thredbo is leading the way with the revamped terrain park being one of the largest of its kind in Australia, featuring a new range of challenges for skilled riders.
The all-new Snow Play Area in Thredbo provides the perfect place for families to enjoy the best of winter on the mountain, with the added installation of snow guns ensuring there’s plenty of powder to slide, toboggan and throw around. Add to this Australia’s five longest runs and terrain to suit all skill levels, and it’s easy to see why Thredbo is the perfect destination this winter, with opening weekend being no exception.