Whether you’re a keen skier or snowboarder, ready to carve up fresh tracks this snow season, or prefer to après all day at the lodge, NSW snow resorts, Thredbo and Perisher have an epic line-up of events on and off the mountain to celebrate the snow season. Enjoy ski and snowboard events, live music, kids school holiday festivals, après, dining, unique on-mountain experiences and more!
If you were stuck or undecided when to take a snow trip this year, plan it around one of these perfect snow themed events.
Alpine Après Presented by Heineken – 12 June to 4 October
Heineken is bringing back everything après at the Alpine Bar this winter on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Unwind from a day on the slopes by the fire pits and enjoy live music with a drink in hand. Check out the music line-up here.
Corona Sunsets – 12 June to 2 October
Take a rest from the slopes and grab a Corona on the Merritts deck while your favourite tunes take over the Corona Sunset stage from 1:30-3:30pm every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Check out the music schedule here.
Merritts Mountain Haus Feast – 19 June to 11 September
View the village at night with a ride under the stars on the Merritts Gondola as it takes you to the Merritts Mountain House where a Bavarian-inspired feast will be waiting, including classics like roast pork knuckle, bratwurst, sauerkraut and apple strudel. To make the night even more memorable add a Snowcat tour to your booking and watch the iconic Saturday night flare run and fireworks show from the Kareela deck on the mountain. Make a booking here.
July/September Kids Snow Festival – 26 June to 11 July and 18 September to 4 October
During school holidays kids run Thredbo, with a massive range of free activities for them to enjoy and keep occupied. Roast delicious marshmallows and make s’mores at the Friday Flat fire pits, wind down and enjoy a pizza movie night, jump as high as you can at the alpine bungee, ski down Friday Flat at night with the kids only flare run and so much more! Check out all the events that are happening during the July and September school holidays here.
Kosciuszko Pale Ale Uni Week – 12 to 16 July
Grab your friends and head down to Thredbo for uni week and snatch up a 5-day lift pass deal, saving more than 30%, thanks to Kosciusko Pale Ale. Purchase yours here.
First Base: A Vintage Apres Ski Soiree – 26 June, 17 July and 7 August
Join the Alpine Bar in your best retro snow gear for the event of the season and turn up the party with Canadian Club and epic tunes. Held over three afternoons from 3-7:30pm, with Kinder performing 26 June, a surprise guest 17 July and Hayden James 7 August, you won’t want to miss these big-name acts heating up the village. Register now.
Super Alpine 500 – 15 to 18 July
If you’re an owner of a pre 1991 classic car, don’t miss out on the opportunity to take the 500km journey from Sydney to Thredbo that take drivers and navigators across 10 challenging checkpoints that are required to be solved before the next one is revealed. Registration also includes a double pass to the exclusive whiskey tasting event at the Denman Hotel and VIP access to the First Base event. Register now.
Torah Bright Mini Shred – 11 July
Australian Olympic snowboarder, Torah Bright is calling all mini-shredders to spend the day with her and her pro friends as they coach you through an epic terrain park, giving you helpful tips to making cool tricks on jumps and boxes. To fill those hungry bellies there will be a sausage sizzle, plus a DJ and giveaway thanks to Roxy. There will also be time to get something signed by Torah and the coaches. Enter now.
Christmas in July Dancing in the Shadows of MOTOWN – 16 to 17 July
Dancing in the Shadow of MOTOWN is a 10-piece powerhouse band featuring internationally renowned singers and musicians who faithfully recreate the dynamic live performances of The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Martha and The Vandellas, The Jackson Five and more. Join them at the Kosciusko Room at the Alpine Hotel for a fun night featuring a cocktail on arrival. Make a booking here.
Rossignol Ladies Day – 30 to 31 July
Celebrating 10 years of Rossignol Ladies Day in Thredbo, meet and ski with other snow-loving women and the Rossignol team and technicians who have a full range of new season demo skis for you to try out. There will also be the opportunity to ski with Olympians Maria Despas and Alice Chilcott. During the all-day event also enjoy breakfast at the Alpine Hotel, lunch at Kareela Hutte and drinks at the Schuss Bar. Register Now.
Top to Bottom + Champagne Breakfast – 7 August
The iconic top to bottom downhill race on Australia’s longest run, the Supertrail is an annual ski and snowboarder race with over $25,000 in cash up for grabs. Starting as the sun rises, participants get ready to run 100-metres downhill in their boots with their skis and boards in hand, before they quickly click and strap in to race down to the bottom. If you’re not brave enough to participate in the race or someone you know is entering, get the best seat in the house and watch the race unfold from Kareela Hutte, while enjoying a champagne breakfast. Enter in the race here or book in for the breakfast here.
Neon Night Skiing and Boarding – 19 June to 21 September
Start your snow day a little later and carve down the mountain after dark. From 6-9pm every Tuesday and Saturday ski and board under the lights of the Village Eight Express and be there as Front Valley lights up with a firework display. Find out more here.
First Tracks – 3 July to 12 September
Join in a one-of-a-kind experience for intermediate and advanced skiers and boarders as you make the first tracks of the day on untouched corduroy and fresh powder, as the sun come up. This event is exclusive for Epic Australia Pass holders, find out more here.