SilverStar Mountain Resort will glow for the annual light up Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. (SilverStar photo)

SilverStar to light up night sky Friday

Annual Light Up event Vernon ski resort’s ‘biggest night’: media relations manager

The ski season will start off with a bang at SilverStar Mountain Resort this Friday, Nov. 29, with the annual Light Up event.

The annual Christmas Light Up brings thousands to the village each year to enjoy hot food and drinks, sleigh rides, fire dancers, local crafts and talents and, of course, meet Santa Claus.

Plus there’s fireworks at 7 p.m.

“This is not only our biggest night of the year, but it’s also our busiest night of the year,” media relations manager Chantelle Deacon said.

The village will be lit up following the countdown at 5 p.m. Friday night and events will run through to 7:30 p.m. For a full schedule of events visit skisilverstar.com.

Grab toques and mittens as the forecast is calling for lows of -19 C on the mountain Friday night and it’s best to arrive early, Deacon advised.

“We ask anyone who is planning on attending to make sure they get up here early to find parking,” she said.

SilverStar Mountain Resort is set to open its slopes with some of the best early-season conditions in the province this Thursday.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to kickoff another amazing season on the slopes at SilverStar,” Deacon said. “Our 100 per cent all-natural snow surface is fantastic with good coverage and plenty of runs for everyone to enjoy.”

Nordic skiing is also in full swing with more than 45 km of snowy trails to explore.

READ MORE: SilverStar to host last 2019 pride event in North America

READ MORE: WATCH: Slopes open tomorrow at SilverStar


@caitleerach
Caitlin.clow@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Regional district funding phased out for Friends of Fintry

Heritage site volunteer group loses $39,000 grant incrementally over next two years

Vernon council boosts O’Keefe Ranch grant

Proposed increase of $75K passed through council by one vote margin

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil ousted at French Open

Paris has never been kind to Vernon tennis star, now 0-7 at the Grand Slam event

Vernon company scores global award

Rotech Motor Ltd. named ROTAX Engines Distributor of the Year, beating out European powers

105 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death as health officials urge B.C. to remember safety protocols

There are currently 1268 active cases, with 3,337 people under public health monitoring

Orange Shirt Society launches first textbook on residential school history

Phyllis Webstad and Joan Sorley worked on the 156-page book to help educate students

Orange Shirt Day lessons of past in today’s classrooms

Phyllis Webstad, who attended St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School in British Columbia, is credited for creating the movement

Greens’ Furstenau fires at NDP, Liberals on pandemic recovery, sales tax promise

She also criticized the NDP economic recovery plan, arguing it abandons the tourism industry

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

U.S. Presidential Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute

Here are key takeaways from the first of three scheduled presidential debates before Election Day on Nov. 3

Peachland resident finds severed bear paw on driveway

Tracie Gordon thought it was a Halloween prank, but it turned out to be a real bear paw

B.C. nurses report rise in depression, anxiety, exhaustion due to pandemic

A new UBC study looks into how the COVID-19 response has impacted frontline nurses

Most Read