Winter Park New Years eve celebrations are a bit different from the type of celebrations you experience in a larger city or town. Instead of hanging out at a restaurant or bar waiting for the clock to strike 12, how about bringing in the New Year by celebrating on the ice! And we are not talking about a drink but rather ice skating!
Winter Park created this family friendly New Year event to showcase their new outdoor ice rink called the IceBox. This half covered indoor/outdoor venue is part of the Fraser Rec Center and ideal for celebrating the New Year. Participants are encouraged to skate around the rink, whirling and twirling are encouraged, just be sure to dress warmly. For the non skater, observing the skaters can be entertaining. Bring along some hot cocoa or hot coffee to keep toasty and invite your friends for conversation!
The skating starts at 7 pm and lasts until 9 pm and is free to everyone. At 9 pm a fireworks celebration begins to usher in the New Year and really get things heated up!
For more information visit: Winter Park New Years Events.
Celebrate New Years in Winter Park Colorado
On sale today, Winter Park discounted lift tickets are available for the 2012 – 2013 ski season. When you purchase your lift tickets by August 31, 2012, you will have the chance to get lift tickets for the upcoming ski season for just $45.00 a day in the early season. This ticket price is available when you buy a 3 day adult lift ticket in the early season for $134.00. The holiday season has some exceptional rates too! Pay $194.00 for a 3 day adult lift ticket which makes the daily rate about $65.00 a day. When you consider the walk up window daily rate last year was $102.00 this is really a good deal. Now you can save from $37.00 to $57.00 a day on your lift tickets. If you know the dates of your upcoming winter vacation now is the time to lock in those great rates.
If you have love Winter Park and this is your favorite place to vacation the deals have never been better. If you have never experienced Winter Park, now is the time to come and experience Colorado’s favorite playground!
For more information or to book your lodging and discounted lift tickets please call 800-824-8438 or send us an email and one of our reservations team will be in touch.
Take advantage of our buy 2 nights get the 3rd night free for the 2012 – 2013 Winter Season: More Info!
Winter Park Resort Discount Tickets
Winter Park Lift Tickets 2012 – 2013 Ski Season
Winter Park Beer Festival August 11, 2012. Get discount tickets and lodging. Join us in Hideaway Park located in downtown Winter Park for the 3rd Annual Winter Park Beer Festival. Not only do we have great beer for you to sample but some great music to listen to as well. Enjoy time with your family and friends while you listen to the sweet sounds of the Martin Harley Band, Good Old War and Mike Doughty, the headliner for the Winter Park Beer festival.
The annual event is brought to Winter Park by NRC365, LIFT106, KRKY “Colorado Country” plus the Winter Park Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce. Hideaway Park will be hopping from 12:00 to 5:00 pm as attendees will have the chance to sample hand crafted beers from 25 micro brewers. See the list below:
Winter Park Beer Festival Brewers:
AC Golden Brewing Co.
Great Divide Brewing
Avery Brewing Compnay
Left Hand Brewing Co.
Boulder Beer Company
Oskar Blues Brewery
Bristol Brewing Co.
San Luis Valley Brewing Company
Crazy Mountain Brewery
Del Norte Brewing Co
Stone Brewing Co
Strange Brewing Co
Twisted Pine Brewing
Grand Lake Brewing Company
For more information on discounted tickets and lodging visit: Discount Ticket and Lodging Information
Winter Park Beer Festival
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The Triple DHip downhill is coming to Granby Ranch this weekend, July 14 – 15th. Serious mountain bikers get ready! This mountain bike event is set up in a 3G format bike stage race taking place over three type of events. In it’s second year, the Triple DHip promises big rewards to the winner with $800 for first place. The first stage takes place on Cougar trail at 11 am on Saturday July 14. Later in the afternoon riders take off their bike chains and compete in the Avid Chainless Challenge taking place on Stranger trail. Sunday, July 15th is the final race day with the event taking place at noon on Cheese It trail. The awards ceremony will be held at 2 pm that day.
Granby Ranch hopes that the visitors and competitors will take the opportunity, while at the event,to check out some of the new family friendly trails that Granby Ranch is developing. The trails are designed so that novice riders can experience riding downhill without the technical features that are found on many of the bike trails. For more information on the Triple DHip or to register call: 1-888-850-4615. Interested in more bike events at Granby Ranch? Be sure to check out the Enduro Series starting July 20 – August 17 every Friday.
You have to check out the Colorado Freeride Festival coming to Winter Park Resort toward the end of the month of July on July 26 – 29, 2012. The Mountain Bike Festival will have over $35,000.00 in prize money and showcase some of the best mountain bike riders in the nation. Competitors will compete in a variety of events from slopestyle, enduro racing, cross country, trials and pond crossing events. The action is sure to be “in your face” and awesome!
Be sure to check out the mountain bike companies at the Winter Park Resort Base Village. These mountain bike companies will showcase their brands and offer demo opportunities. For more information call: 970.726.1540.
Take advantage of our $99.00 room rate for these mountain bike weekends through our sister Property Beaver Village Condos. Check here for more information.
Triple DHip and Colorado Freeride Festival | Winter Park Bike Events
Join us in Winter Park this weekend July 14th for Solshine Music Festival featuring Trampled by Turtles and Little Feat! Concert is free with your Winter Park Key card. Not sure how to get one? Visit: Free Tickets to Solshine .
You can also check out our facebook page for more details: Free Tickets to Solshine . HINT: Look for the tab at the top of our FB page.
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The town of Winter Park has been humming with activity so far this June. The locals that live here have been enjoying the early warm weather and for “Winter Park” that means the 70s! We all are eagerly anticipating the June events schedule which is packed full of things to do! Our summer season really seems to officially start when the town of Winter Park starts planting flowers in the flower beds that line the streets of town and keep it colorful and beautiful!
June 16, 2012: Winter Park Resort Opens for the Summer
The big kick off to June events occurs when Winter Park Resort opens for the summer. On June 16, the resort opened for business with the Hill Climb, part of the Epic Mountain Bike Series. Cross country mountain bike enthusiasts pushed hard with the 5.3 climb from the base of Winter Park Resort to the top of Parsenn Bowl.
Winter Park Resort Activities:
Winter Park Resort activities are all open so day visitors can enjoy the Alpine Slide, Zephyr Scenic Lift Ride, Mini Golf, Human Maze,Outdoor Climbing Wall, GyroXtreme,Leaps & Bounds, Zip LineBungee, Jumpy Snowcat and Mary Jane Mine Mineral Panning. Day passes, half day passes or individual tickets are available to enjoy these family fun activities! The best deal out there is the Coca-Cola® Adventure 4 Pack. With this special you get 4 all day Adventure Passes, 4 – 12 oz beverages, 4 hot dogs, 4 bags of chips and four $10.00 vouchers toward any retail item at Winter Park Resort. What a deal – play all day, have lunch and shop!
Winter Park Trestle Bike Park:
New this year to the Trestle Bike Park is the trail called: “Cruel and Unusual”. This trail is for the advanced rider and is sure to thrill! A skills and terrain park at the base of Winter Park resort is soon to open giving you the opportunity to hone your skills on the over 40 trails! For more information call: 970-726-1564.
June 20, 2012: Women’s Wednesdays at Winter Park Resort
Women mountain bikers will enjoy the great deals for the ladies on Wednesdays for bike rentals, body armor. Be sure to check out the twilight hours so ladies you can ride all day long! For more information call: 970-726-1675.
9000 Feet and Cool
More Colorado golf lodging packages are now coming your way! Beginning June 6, Beaver Village Condominiums is offering an incredible golf package at Pole Creek that runs until September 7th.
Now for only $376.00 buy 2 nights lodging in a one bedroom condo and 2 rounds of 18 holes at Pole Creek including cart and practice balls. Some restrictions may apply. Call us at 800-824-8438 to confirm your tee times! Savings up to $100! Valid June 6- Sept 7. For more information on this deal visit:
Pole Creek Golf Packages.
Be sure to also check out our Golf Free packages. Golf savings begin when you book just 2 nights lodging. This is one of the best golf deals in Colorado! For more information visit: Grand County Golf Tee Time Discounts.
Winter Park Restaurants, May status. Coming to Winter Park in May? Not sure if there are many places to eat? Well visitors to the Winter Park Fraser Valley rejoice as the dining options are open in May! You will find many restaurants to suit any palate with just enough on the menu to satisfy. The list of dining options includes Italian, Mexican, American, Steak, Seafood, Chinese and much more.
Check out our list below on some of your favorites that are open when you visit us! Yes Hernando’s, Fontenot’s and Rudi’s Deli is open! You will not starve when you come here to play in May! Read on more below:
- Azteca Mexican Restaurant, located in Fraser: Open Daily
- Brickhouse 40, located in Granby: Open Daily from 11 am to 9 pm
- Bistro 28, located in Tabernash at Pole Creek: Open daily from 9 am to 6 pm
- DeAntonio’s Pizza and Pasta, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 11 am to 9 pm
- Deno’s, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 11 am to 9 pm
- Carlo’s and Maria’s, located in Winter Park: Open Wednesday – Saturdays from 330 pm to 9 pm
- Carver’s, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 7 am to 2 pm
- Elevation Pizza, located in Fraser: Open Tuesday to Friday from 4 pm to 9 pm and Sat/Sun from 11 am to 9 pm
- Fontenot’s, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 11 am to 830 pm
- Fraser Hot Dog, located in Winter Park: Hours vary daily
- Fraser Deli and Mexican Grill in Fraser: Open daily
- Freestyle’s Sports Bar located in Winter Park: Open weekends
- Grand Lake Brewing located in Grand Lake: Open 12 pm to 8 pm
- Heck’s Tavern located at Devils Thumb in Tabernash: Open daily from 4 pm to 9 pm
- Hernando’s located in Winter Park: Open daily from 4 pm to 9 pm
- Hideaway Bistro located in Winter Park: Open daily from 5 pm to 9 pm
- McDonald’s, located in Winter Park: Open daily
- Moffat Station Restaurant and Brewery, located in Winter Park: Open Friday through Sunday at 4 pm
- New Hong Kong, located in Winter Park: Open daily for lunch and dinner except Tuesday
- Randi’s, located in Winter Park: Open at 4 pm
- The Smokehouse, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 1130 am to 9 pm
- Smoking Moes, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 11 am to 9 pm
- Subway, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 11 am to 7 pm
- Strip and Tail, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 5 pm to 9 pm
- Creekside Eatery, located in Fraser: Open daily from 11 am to 9 pm
- Ranchhouse Restaurant, located at Devils Thumb Resort in Tabernash: Open daily from 5 pm to 9 pm
- Winter Park Pub, located in Winter Park: Open daily from 3 pm to midnight
Winter Park Restaurants: Our Favorite Options
Check out our favorite dining options in Winter Park here.Winter Park Restaurants.
Winter Park Lodging and Golf Deals
Looking for some good lodging deals? Learn more on how you can earn $50 spending money when you book 2 nights or get 2 rounds of golf for free.
Winter Park deals and summer vacation packages are ready for May with two great new deals rolled out by the Winter Park Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce. Local businesses are also participating to make this fabulous summer offer happen! Now you can get two rounds of golf for free or earn cash back when you book 2 or more night of lodging! Use that money you got from booking 2 nights or the cash you saved on greens fees by going to dinner on the town, renting mountain bikes to check out the trails, take a rafting trip or buy something special from one of the local retail shops in Winter Park.
Now you can create a summer vacation package for your trip up here by either using the Golf Free deal or the Winter Park Play Free Deal. What a great way to save this summer! For more information visit: Golf Package Information or Winter Park Play Free Package Information.
Need ideas on how to use the money you saved or earned by booking 2 nights of lodging in Winter Park? How about checking out some of these fine Winter Park/Fraser Valley Businesses:
Dining and Restaurant Ideas
The Mountain Rose Cafe: Located in downtown next to the Winter Park Post Office.
Alberto’s: Yummy mix of Italian and American eclectic. Located in Cooper Creek Square.
Deno’s Mountain Bistro: Located across from Cooper Creek Square in the main part of Winter Park.
Fontenot’s Fresh Seafood and Grill: Located in the Kings Crossing Shopping Center.
Hernando’s Pizza and Pasta Pub: Located on the north end of the town of Winter Park.
Rudi’s Deli: Located in the Park Plaza Shopping Center.
Subway: Located across from Cooper Creek Square on the main drag in Winter Park.
Mountain Bike Rentals & Retail Ideas
Christy Sports: Located in Cooper Creek Square.
Powder Tools Snowboard Shop: Skateboard and discounted snowboard gear. Located in Cooper Creek Square right off Main Street in Winter Park, located upstairs from Christy Sports.
Retail, Gifts and Jewelry Shop Ideas
B’Jammin: Tshirts and gifts. Located in Cooper Creek Square.
Moose Hollow Trading Company: Home goods and gifts. Located in Cooper Creek Square next door to B’Jammin.
Elk Horn Art Gallery: Located behind the 7-11 in Winter Park. Paintings from local artist Karen Vance who is also nationally renowned, plus other local and Colorado artists.
The Sun Piper: Located behind the 7-11 next to Elk Horn Art Gallery. Books, gorgeous sweaters, gifts and accessories – too cute of a store!
Massage and Day Spa Ideas
Bella Vita: Located in Fraser upstairs from Rocky Mountain Roastery.
Jill Suffin Body and Energy Works: Located in the Winter Park Wellness Center in Fraser, close to the Fraser Post Office.
Rafting Company Ideas
Redtail Rafting: Located in Fraser in front of the Alco Store Shopping Center.
Adventures in Whitewater: Located in Winter Park across the street from MacDonald’s downtown.
Mad Adventures: Located in Fraser Colorado next door to Alco in the Shopping Center.
Epic Mountain Bike Series returns again for the 20th year! Fondly known as the Winter Park Mountain Bike Series, the Epic Mountain Bike Series is a much beloved and well known Colorado mountain bike series of events that cater to beginner and advanced riders. Keep your eye out as some pro riders have been known to race in this series over the years!
What makes this mountain bike series so special? It begins with the dedication of the Competition Center, the division at Winter Park Resort that manages all of the on mountain events/competitions and runs the Epic Mountain Bike Series. The crew at the Competition Center really loves the sport of mountain biking and ensures that the race courses are challenging, fun and safe. Over the years some of the race courses have changed slightly either due to weather or input from the competitors. Now who can say that other mountain bike race series will take competitor input into consideration when routing and designing a race course?
The Epic Mountain Bike Series makes getting into the series easy for beginners to pros. The event is divided into categories by age, gender and ability level. Opportunity to move from one category to another is easy to do as competitors get better in their mountain biking and racing ability. Often after a summer of racing in one category and placing in the top 3 spots in that race category, competitors will move up to the next category.
2012 Epic Singletrack Series Tentative Schedule:
• Race 1: Saturday, June 16 – Hill Climb Kick-Off
• Race 2: Saturday, June 30 – Epic XC-2
• Race 3: Saturday, July 14 – Epic XC-3
• Race 4: Sunday, July 15 – Epic STXC
• Race 5: Saturday, July 28 – Colorado Epic XC
• Race 6: Saturday, August 4 -Race Rendezvous
• Race 7: Sunday, August 26 – King of the Rockies
For more information call the Competition Center at: 970-726-1590.
Epic Mountain Bike Series Lodging
Looking for lodging? Check out Beaver Village Condos located in the town of Winter Park and on the bike path to Winter Park Resort. The bike path is a great warm up before your race! For more information on our lodging visit: Beaver Village Condos.
Looking for a good deal on lodging? Keep on checking here for the latest deals: Winter Park Lodging Deals.