March Break Travel Deal “Kids Stay and Ski for Free” At Big White Ski Resort In BC

Continuing with our hunt for the best March break deals, we came across a doozy from Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia. From March 4 to April 9, 2011, families can take advantage of the new ‘Kids Stay and Ski for Free’ promotion. When guests book three nights of accommodation in select condominium and vacation home they will receive one complimentary child lift pass per adult pass purchased.

Known for its season-long family friendly programs, Big White is British Columbia’s second largest resort and boasts the most ski-in, ski-out accommodation in Canada. Their March Break program takes things a step further guaranteeing a fun-filled time for all, offering exciting programs, events, activities and celebrations for all ages.

North American Ski Cross Championships, March 3 – 5

Skicross athletes from all over the world converge on Big White to battle it out at this North American series event. TELUS Park will be amping up its snowcross course for this high level event. Guests are invited to stop by and watch all the action in the TELUS Park. For more information on the exciting world of competitive ski cross, contact www.bcsx.ca

TELUS Park Evening Rail Jam Series, March 12

During Big White’s popular TELUS Park Rail jam, friends and family are invited to watch local ski and board talent riders as they style it out on custom rail and box setups under the lights of TELUS Park. The event is a definite highlight for the whole family.

Luck of the Irish, March 17

On St. Patrick’s Day feel the luck of the Irish on the slopes of Big White. Guests can catch the leprechaun skiing on Big White’s Plaza chair with his gold candy coins and sporting his green digs before they head down to Happy Valley for green beverages, Irish jigs and some great prizes. More St Paddy’s Day activities include Big White’s annual après ski bash and fantastic beer tasting from Kelowna’s very own micro brewery serving a green brew and Irish stew.

All-Girls Rugged Riders Kinky Rail Jam, March 19 – 20

The Rugged Riders ‘Kinky Rail Jam’ series stops at Big White for a weekend-long snowboarding bonanza run by females for females! Designed for all ages and all abilities, girls are invited to get comfortable in the private rail park (no boys allowed!). From the ‘never-slid-a-box’ to the ‘rippin-up-the-XL-rails’, ride with your girlfriends and make new ones during Saturday’s clinic while girls will learn new tricks and get rugged with certified female coaches. Take your new skills to Sunday’s fun jam contest where everyone brings home a sweet goody bag and has the chance to win prizes including a limited edition Rugged Riders snowboard made by Sentury Snowboards. For more information, check out www.ruggedriders.com.

Jackson Triggs Wine Tasting, March 23

Nestled in the wine growing Mecca of Oliver, B.C., Jackson Triggs Okanagan Estate is one of the Okanagan’s leading wine producers, with many awards to its name. On March 23,join the Swiss Bear Restaurant and wine connoisseur Rob Smith for a tasting of some of this winery’s most enjoyable wines.

14th Annual Neil Edgeworth Memorial Banked Slalom, March 25 – 27

From March 25-27, Big White is proud to host and celebrate the fourteenth year of the Neil Edgeworth Memorial Banked Slalom Event. Last year, Big White hosted a record number of riders. Loose Moose Cafe at the Happy Valley Day Lodge will be hosting a huge annual celebration party at the Saturday night following the dinner banquet.

All the March Break events will run in addition to Big White’s regular program of activities that includes craft night, bingo, bonfires, fireworks and much more . For more details on the package or to reserve, call Big White Central Reservations at 1-800-663-2772 or email cenres@bigwhite.com and quote 5A at time of booking.