Snowshoe Mountain Anniversary Celebration Scheduled Dec 19 – 21st

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 06 2013 - 12:00 PM

Skiing at Snowshoe Mountain in West VirginiaSNOWSHOE, West Virginia – (OCTOBER 29, 2013) – Snowshoe Mountain, the #1 mountain resort in the mid-Atlantic region, is gearing up for its 40th season and planning a blowout birthday party weekend in December to kick it all off. Festivities include discounts on skiing and riding, dance and hot tub parties, on-snow games, costume contests and a live concert by the quintessential funk/soul artists of the 1970s and 1980s, The Commodores.

The resort will mark its December 19th Official Birthday with retro 70’s lift ticket pricing, guests will pay just $14 for a full day lift ticket on that day. These throwback lift ticket prices are only available online at
On Friday evening, electronic dance musician Big Chocolate, a favorite among today’s college audiences, will perform live in Snowshoe’s Big Top event center. This is an all-ages event, with tickets for just $10.
Multi-platinum legends, The Commodores, will perform live inside The Big Top on Saturday, December 21 at 8pm. Renowned for the R&B hits “Just to Be Close to You,” “Easy,” and “Brickhouse,” to name but a few, Commodores were one of the top bands during their long tenure at Motown. The group is credited with seven number one songs and a host of other Top Ten hits on the Billboard charts, and their vast catalog includes more than 50 albums. Tickets for this all-ages event are $40 walk-up and $30 if purchased in advance. Tickets are limited and advanced purchases are strongly recommended. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling Snowshoe Reservations at 877.441.4386.

Full Schedule of Events:

Thursday, December 19, 2013

All day 70’s Lift ticket pricing – $14 lift ticket. Party like its 1973! Rock your 70’s apparel and straight skis, old school style.

Noon-3pm 19 and 73 Ballhooter Trivia Games of Winter
Lift chair games- prizes and giveaways
Games at top of Ballhooter- Trivia
Vintage Car Display in Village

4pm-8pm Hot Tub Emporium begins in Village Plaza. Must register w/attendant.
Must bring towels.

Friday, December 20, 2013

1pm-4pm DJ in the Village Plaza- 70’s vintage games

4pm -8pm Hot Tub Emporium open in Villlage plaza. Must be register w/attendant. Must bring towels .

4:30pm Ski après (happy hour) Shavers Centre – Connection

5:30pm Snowshoe 40th promo and weekend events promo- Village Plaza

8:00pm Door open for Electronic Dance Show: featuring Big Chocolate
Day Glow party or Black light party w/ DJ Judd
Prize Giveaways

9:00pm-11:00pm Electronic Dance Music featuring: Big Chocolate
$10 in advance by visiting
$15 (day of event)

11:00pm After party at Connection: free admission with Big Chocolate ticket
After party at 20 Below: free admission with Big Chocolate ticket

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Noon-4pm Solid Gold sounds of the 70’s- Shavers Plaza
3:45pm Vintage Downhill- The shortest race on the longest skis -location to TBD
$10 registration or complimentary w/ proof of Commodores ticket purchase

4pm -8pm Hot Tub Emporium open in Villlage plaza. Must be register w/attendant. Must bring towels .

4:30pm Ski après party and awards ceremony the Connection:

5:30pm-8pm- Solid Gold sounds of the 70’s continues: in Village Plaza- Learn to Get down and boogie from a certified dance instructor teaches you 70’s inspired dance moves-Village Plaza

7:30pm Doors open for Commodore show w/DJ w/ prizes and giveaways

7:45pm Jamskating demonstration- The Expo
Jamskating demonstration- The Expo
8:30pm 70’s Fashion Show- come dressed to impress and win!

9:00pm LIVE in the Big Top featuring: The Commodores
$30 in advance at
$40 day of event

11:00pm After party at Connection: ages 21 & Up
After party at 20 below: Ages 20 and Under

Snowshoe Mountain also announced a season-long schedule of Friday Night live music events, called “Beats on the Basin”, to be held in The Connection nightclub, just steps away from Snowshoe’s mountaintop village. The music series is geared to ages 21 & older. Dates and acts include:

Friday, December 27, 2013 10pm Hell’s Bells: AC/DC Tribute Band
Friday, January 3, 2014 10pm Biz Markie (American Rapper & DJ)
Friday, January 10, 2014 10pm Passafire (Reggae)
Friday, January 17, 2014 10pm Cowboy: Kid Rock Tribute Band
Friday, January 24, 2014 10pm The Davisson Brothers Band (Rock/ Jamgrass)
Friday, January 31, 2014 10pm Rhythm and Reason (Rock)
Friday, February 7, 2014 10pm Shawn Owen Band (Reggae/Rock)
Friday, February 14, 2014 10pm John Brown’s Body (Reggae)
Friday, February 21, 2014 10pm Free the Optimus
Friday, February 28, 2014 10pm Larry Keel and the Natural Bridge
Saturday, March 1, 2014 10pm The Davisson Brothers Band