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Snow place like home at Big White

With 2013 just around the corner, Big White Ski Resort has lots of activities and events to help kick off the New Year in style.

It all gets started Saturday night with the popular TELUS Park Rail Jam that will showcase local ski and board talent beginning at 6 p.m. You can watch riders as they style it out on custom rail and box setups under the lights -- a definite highlight for the whole family.

World Snowboard Day is celebrated on Sunday, and Telus Park will have an action packed day with everything snowboarding has to offer.

New Year's Eve celebrations are covered at Big White with the entire mountain buzzing with family friendly celebrations.

The whole family can celebrate together in Happy Valley from 4 p.m., with Après ski and live music. From 5-6:30 p.m. there will be a free bonfire and hot chocolate beside the skating rink. At 6 p.m., head down to Sk8ers in the Happy Valley Day Lodge for kids games, music, dancing and fun for everyone, including popcorn, cotton candy, inflatables and our mascots. There will also be a Youth Disco from 8-10 p.m. The first fireworks display is at 8 p.m. in Happy Valley, with another show at midnight in the village. These are the biggest fireworks shows of the season, and not to be missed.

On Jan. 1, there will be with 'red eye' specials in the Moose Lounge including some breakfast items available all day.
TELUS Terrain Park is also starting 2013 off with a bang, with the BCSA Provincial Series Slopestyle Event being held January 5th and 6th. A great competition that allows amateur Snowboarders to gain competition experience within a positive and structured series.

The fun continues with the first 'Hang Ten Friday Night' of the season on Jan. 11, where the night's lift pass will be $10 and rentals only $10 too.

For more information on these and other events during the holiday seasons at Big White Ski Resort, check out their website.

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