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Snowbasin Resort Reveals Full Summer Activities Programming

By Megan Collins Tue Jun 04 2019 Dining & Entertainment, Dining Discovery Events, Summer Concert Series, Mt. Biking, Snowbasin Report, Upcoming Events

Snowbasin Resort has a great summer in store with free Blues, Brews & BBQ concerts, Mountain Top Yoga, Scenic Gondola Rides, hiking, biking, delicious dining events, free Monday movie nights and more. Snowbasin is the perfect place for weekend outdoor activities.

The 2019 Blues, Brews & BBQ free concert series kicks off with Naughty Professor on Sunday, June 9 and runs through Sunday, September 8. The fun extends all summer long with crowd favorites and powerhouse bands like Andy Frasco, Reckless Kelly, Keller Williams, Dead Winter Carpenters, Kris Lager, North Mississippi All-Stars and more. To see the full schedule visit http://www.snowbasin.com/events

After a successful Mountain Top Yoga debut last summer, Snowbasin is thrilled to offer two Mountain Top Yoga classes on Saturdays from June 22 through September 7. Guests begin their day with a 15-minute scenic gondola ride to the top of the mountain, where they will find sunshine, cool breezes, and Zen. The one-hour yoga classes will combine breath and posture to attain a state of mindfulness. Afterward, guests can check out the healthy post-yoga fuel options in Needles Lodge. Vinyasa Flow classes start at 9:15 am and the All Levels Sun Salutations classes start at 10:30 am. New this year, Yoga Summer Passes are available for $175. Without the pass, each class costs $20.

Scenic gondola rides, lift-served hiking and mountain biking (weather permitting) and weekend summer operations with the Kids Zone and Wildflower Mini Golf Course will start on Saturday, June 22 and run through Sunday, September 8 on Saturdays and Sundays.  

This summer Snowbasin’s new culinary team invites guests to delight in food experiences. Dining Discovery specialty dinners, featuring local ingredients and drink pairings take place on June 21st, July 26th, August 9th, August 15th, September 20th, and October 18th. On Sundays, starting June 23 the team will offer a Mountain Top Brunch, like none other. The culinary team provides the freshest local ingredients which are showcased across a grand buffet while culinary experts dazzle you with their preparation methods. This is a summer bucket list item you have to try in northern Utah. Reservations are required for both these dining occasions and can be made by calling 801-620-1021.

‘Painting in Nature’ classes are back on Earl’s Patio taking place one Saturday each month. Save the dates June 22nd, July 13th and August 17th for a mid-morning 90 minute guided painting class and stay tuned for the pieces the group will be painting.

Snowbasin invites families to enjoy a free feature film on Monday evenings from July 1 - August 5th. The Wildflower Mini Golf Course, Kids Zone, and Earl’s Lodge will open at 6 pm, so families can make a night out of it with dinner, activities, and a free movie starting at dusk. The feature films are shown outdoors on the Blues, Brews & BBQ stage. To see the feature films visit http://www.snowbasin.com/events

In addition to the Kids Adventure Zone open on Saturdays, Sundays, and during Movie Nights, on Sunday afternoons, parents can drop their kids off for a mountain adventure while they have a carefree time enjoying the free live music at Blues, Brews & BBQ. Every Sunday from July 7th – August 25th kids ages 6-10 head out on the mountain for a guided adventure from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Each week has a different theme and includes scavenger hunts, learning to read compasses, artistic activities in the outdoors, learning about wildlife and more.

Spend Summer at Snowbasin and enjoy the array of activities that offer a little something for everyone. To learn more details about summer at Snowbasin visit http://www.snowbasin.com or call 801-620-1000.

Megan Collins

Mt. Ogden Midweek Mountain Bike Race At Snowbasin Resort Offers Fun For All Ages

By Megan Collins Tue May 21 2019

Snowbasin Resort continues to host the Mt. Ogden Midweek Mountain Bike Race Series, with 10 events taking place this summer. Races occur each Wednesday starting June 12th and conclude on August 28th with the exception of no race on June 26th and July 3rd. 

Registration starts at 5:00 p.m. before each event and races start at 6:30 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee each night and a one-time $15 plate fee for adults. A discounted Race Series membership is available for $120, including all ten races and the plate fee. For High School Mountain Bike Racers the cost is just $90. Snowbasin offers a kid race at 6:45 pm. Race registration is $25 for the series or $5 nightly. New this year, guests can purchase their series tickets prior to the start of the season. http://bit.ly/mtogdenbikerace

This is a race that is fun for all abilities and ages. Categories for both men and women include Pro, Expert, Sport, and Beginner. Additionally, Snowbasin offers a kids race at 6:45 pm. Snowbasin will offer food and beverage for purchase on Earl’s Plaza, providing a perfect place to bring the family and grab a bite in the cool mountain air.

Tim Eastley, Terrain Parks Manager says, “We are excited to offer the Mt. Ogden Midweek Bike Race Series again this summer. After the immense growth in last season’s participants, we are enthusiastic to see who comes out this year. With more people joining the sport and the high school cycling teams growing, this is the perfect avenue for everyone to practice their skills in a fun, competitive manner. Each week we have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for  both men and women in our 4 divisions; Beginner (5-6 miles), Sport(10-12 miles), Expert(15-18 miles), Pro(15-18 miles) We also offer season point tracking for pro, expert and sport classes and the leaders in those divisions all season wear a Hyperthreads leaders jersey each race night. We hope to see you out on the starting line.”

Snowbasin Resort couldn’t put on this bike race series without their title sponsor, McKay Dee Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic, the supporting sponsors, Hyperthreads, Enve Composites, The Front Climbing Gym, Kuhl, and the weekly sponsors, Diamond Peak, Skyline Cycle, Biker’s Edge, 2nd Tracks, The Bike Shoppe and Hyperthreads. 

For more information, please visit www.snowbasin.com or call 801.620.1000.

Megan Collins

Snowbasin Resort Announces Free Movies on the Mountain Line-Up

By Megan Collins Mon May 06 2019 Basin Buzz, Dining & Entertainment, Snowbasin Report, Upcoming Events

Snowbasin Resort is thrilled to announce the free Movies on the Mountain Series is back throughout the summer, starting July 1st with Space Jam. Snowbasin invites families and guests to watch a free feature film under the stars in the cool Wasatch mountain air on Earl’s Lodge Lawn.

In addition to the free movie, The Grizzly Center will be open for retail, Earl’s servery will offer a variety of dinner options and the Kids Adventure Zone features a climbing wall, bungee trampolines, and the newly added Wildflower Mini Golf Course.

Families can now come a little earlier and let the kids play prior to the movie. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and enjoy ‘dinner and a movie’ in the great outdoors. The Grizzly Center will open at 6:00 pm. The Kids Adventure Zone will open at 6:00 pm.  Food will be available from 6:00 pm – until the show starts at dusk. The menu will feature all the trappings of a theater experience with Snowbasin flair. After the movie begins, snacks and treats will be available until the film ends.

2019 Movies on the Mountain Schedule:

July 1: Space Jam

July 8: Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse

July 15: Aquaman

July 22: Incredibles 2

July 29: The Karate Kid

August 5: The Avengers Infinity War


No outside food or drink will be allowed in the venue. Beverages served include beer for guests 21+ with proof of ID. For more information, please visit http://www.snowbasin.com or call 801.620.1000.

Megan Collins

Snowbasin Resort Releases Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Line-Up for 2019

By Megan Collins Mon Apr 29 2019 Basin Buzz, Dining & Entertainment, Summer Concert Series, Upcoming Events

Snowbasin Resort releases the Blues, Brews & BBQ line-up with national and regional artists that will fill the mountain air with music every Sunday afternoon this summer starting June 9. Blues, Brews & BBQ is quickly becoming the most coveted free concert series in all of Utah and this year’s line-up will not disappoint. The free, live music rocks Earl’s Lodge patio and lawn every Sunday between 12:00 pm and 5:30 pm from June 9 – September 8. Three bands will perform each week, playing everything from blues to funk and Americana to rock-and-roll, offering a family-friendly environment for everyone to enjoy.

The 2019 Blues, Brews & BBQ concert series kicks off with Naughty Professor on June 9.  The fun continues all summer long with crowd favorites and powerhouse bands like Andy Frasco, Reckless Kelly, Keller Williams, Dead Winter Carpenters, Kris Lager, North Mississippi All-Stars and more.

2019 Blues, Brews & BBQ Schedule

June 9: Naughty Professor / Jeff Crosby & The Refugees / Memphis McCool

June 16: Dead Winter Carpenters / Groovement / Troubadour 77

June 23: Andy Frasco / Wild Adriatic / A-Mac & The Height

June 30: Cris Jacobs / The Drunken Hearts / Michelle Moonshine

July 7: New Orleans Suspects / Emma Mayes & The Hip / SuperBubble

July 14: Kris Lager Band / The Rad Trads / Herban Empire

July 21: Keller Williams / Kuinka / Tony Holiday

July 28: Dirty Revival / Pixie & The Partygrass Boys / Sophia Dion

August 4: Reckless Kelly / Gleewood / Hollering Pines

August 11: High Divers / The Mondegreens / Talia Keys & The Love

August 18: The Harmed Brothers / Upstate / Avenhart

August 25: Jelly Bread / Sneaky Pete & The Secret Weapons / Big Blue Ox

September 1: North Mississippi Allstars / Elektric Voodoo / Jordan Matthew Young

September 8: Great Peacock / King Cardinal / The Pour 

In addition to music, Earl’s Lodge is filled with favorite BBQ dishes, a wide array of other food items and a great selection of local beer on tap on Earl’s Patio. Spend the morning hiking or biking and enjoy the afternoon listening to free live music in the mountains. In addition, grab your friends and kids and test your skills at the new Wildflower Mini Golf Course. For more information, please visit http://www.snowbasin.com or call 801.620.1000.

UPDATE: Our Summer 2019 Blues, Brews & BBQ cups will be on sale starting at the first concert. You can get your ID checked at the ACTIVITIES DESK in EARL'S LODGE. To receive the reusable drink discount when you refill your cup, you will ONLY be able to use the 2019 Blues, Brews & BBQ mugs. We will not be accepting previous summer mugs this year. Thanks for your understanding! 

Megan Collins