Dark Sky Stargazing, Basin Beer Fest and Pray for Snow Party

September 21 2016

Snowbasin, Utah September 19, 2016 The last few weekends for summer operations at Snowbasin Resort are full of fun activities to say goodbye to summer and get excited for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski season. Snowbasin Resort has teamed up with the Ogden Astrological Society to offer a Black Moon Viewing and Martian Party on Friday, September 30 at Needles Lodge. Event is FREE for all passholders. Non-passholders can ride the gondola for just $12 for adults and $6 for kids. There will be telescopes, delicious dining, live music, and prizes for the best Martian costume.

The following day Snowbasin Resort hosts their fourth annual Basin Beer Fest on Saturday, October 1 from 12:00pm- 6:00pm and Sunday, October 2 from 12:00pm– 4:30pm.Pimps of Joytime and Pinetop Inferno will play free music on Saturday, and Leftover Cuties and Dead Winter Carpenters will play free music on Sunday, while guests sample all of the best local craft beers. Basin Beer Fest will feature beers from Bohemian Brewery, Uinta Brewing, Squatters Beers, Wasatch Beers, Red Rock Brewery, Roosters Brewery, 10 Barrel Brewing Company,Payette Brewing Company and more. Admission to the Beer Fest is free and 6 oz. samples of beer are available by purchasing tokens at just $2.50 each. In addition, a beer drinker can buy different Beer Fest packages that include a Beer Fest Mug and a set amount of tokens. Visitwww.snowbasin.com to check the packages. The Basin Beer Fest menu includes Oktoberfest inspired cuisine such as bratwurst and sauerkraut, chicken schnitzel, knackwurst platter, sauerbraten fries, German Black Forest cake and more. Plus, if you don’t want to drive, Lakeside Property Resorts is offering a 20% off lodging special and a complimentary shuttle to and from the Beer Fest. http://lakesideresortproperties.com/

The following weekend will be the last weekend of summer operations. Enjoy riding Needles Gondola with a delicious lunch at Needles Lodge on Saturday. On Sunday, October 9, delight in the last brunch of the season at Needles Lodge (prior reservations required) and then start dreaming of winter at the Pray for Snow Party. From 1:00pm – 4:30pm on Earl’s Lodge Patio, enjoy classic ski flicks, cocoa, s’mores, live music and more to get ready for an awesome winter ahead! Kid’s activities include the spider jump, playground and climbing wall.

This is the perfect opportunity to pick-up your Season Pass so you are all ready for opening day as well as the last chance for the best prices. Season Pass prices increase October 9, 2016. This time of year is also peak fall foliage viewing time, don’t miss the last two weekends you can ride the gondola up for panoramic views of all the beautiful colors. The perfect opportunity to bid adieu to summer and start looking forward to an awesome winter ahead! For more information, please visit www.snowbasin.com or call (801) 620-1000.


About Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort is located less than 35 miles North of Salt Lake City, with one of the easiest drives from Salt Lake International Airport as well as quick access to the Park City Area and Downtown Ogden. With 3,000 skiable acres and 3,000 vertical feet, Snowbasin Resort is best known for wide-open bowls, gladed runs, manicured groomers, powder stashes days after a storm, and excellent service. Enjoy award-winning cuisine including mountain top dining with spectacular views and magnificent day lodges. Discover why Snowbasin Resort is consistently recognized as one of the best family resorts in North America! 


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