It’s our 40th annual Winterfest!

Come celebrate the opening day of winter 17/18 with family fun, live entertainment, bonfire, and s’more.


Thursday, November 23rd

Thanksgiving Dinner
2:00 PM

Enjoy a relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving dinner at Creekside Restaurant. Dinner service starts at 2:00 pm. Call Bear Valley Lodge to book your reservation now –  209-753-2327; ext. 100. Online reservations coming soon.

Menu & Pricing

Friday, November 24th

Bear Valley Mountain Open for Food, Drinks, Retail, Repair and Guest Services. 

The slopes need a little more help from Mother Nature so we will not be opening lifts this weekend, however, there will be lots of fun to have on and off the mountain.   Come for breakfast or lunch at the Ebbetts Grill on the mountain, visit the season pass office, Reba Sports retail store, the repair shop and we’ll have a climbing wall and holiday ornament decorating for the kids! 


Reba Sports Thanksgiving Sale

One Day Only at the Ski Area shop!

BVSEF Ski Swap
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Kids outgrowing their equipment?  Visit the Sunroom to find great deals on gear!

Warren Miller Movie, “Line of Descent”
7:00 PM

It’s movie night in the Cathedral Lounge! After a day of hitting the slopes stop by the Cathedral Lounge at the Bear Valley Lodge for a special Warren Miller movie. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for kids 12 & under. All proceeds will benefit schools to help kids enjoy snow sports. Every attendee will also receive a free lift ticket for the 17/18 winter season. Movie starts at 7:00 PM. 

Buy Your Ticket Online

Learn More About the Warren Miller Movie 

Saturday, November 25th

Bear Valley Snowmobile Open House
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Free tri-tip sandwiches, salads, chips, and beverages.

Snow Play at Tamarack Lodge
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Come build a snowman and play in the snow! Call 209-753-2310 for more information.

Wine Tasting in the Meadow
12:00 PM

$10 per person, pre-registration required, space is limited. Call 209-753-2834.

Tamarack Lodge Winterfest / Marshmallow Roast
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Call 209-73-2310

Bear Valley Fashion Show with Reba Sport
6:00 PM

Grab a seat in front of the catwalk in the Cathedral Lounge and enjoy some lights, music , and runway action. Our Bear Valley models will be showing off the newest ski & snowboard fashion – all available at Reba Sports this winter.

Ullr Bonfire & Tree Lighting
7:00 PM

Join us at the fire pit in front of the Bear Valley lodge for our annual bonfire and tree lighting. Help us send our wishes for a great upcoming winter to Ullr, the Norse God of Winter/Skiing. Hot chocolate and S’mores will be available. 

8:00 PM

Right after all of the activities in front of the lodge, head on into the Cathedral Lounge for our first BVLive show of the season, with GROVER ANDERSON!

More On Grover

Sunday, November 26th

Bear Valley Mountain and Cross Country Ski Areas Open

Weather permitting, call 209-753-2301 or 209-753-2834 

Tamarack Lodge Open House
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Call for more information, 209-753-2310