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“A Weekend Out & About at Homewood”
We’re thrilled to host our first ever “Pride Ride” at Homewood Mountain Resort! Along with a fun weekend of skiing, we’re hosting a variety of mini-events both on and off the mountain including Live DJ & Dance Parties at the Big Blue View Bar, Slalom Drag Race, Ski Parade down Rainbow Ridge, and other Après drink specials lasting all-day at the 89 Bar & Grill.
Those who purchase their Lift Tickets or Lessons in advance can access prices as low as $69 when booking before a 48-hour window from the visit date. Be sure to purchase in advance to save extra!
Rainbow Ridge Pride Parade | Saturday at 12:00 pm, meet at the summit of Old Homewood Express.
Join us for our first ever Rainbow Parade! Appropriately placed on Rainbow Ridge, our signature 2-mile long beginner trail, this parade is set to stretch from peak to shore while showcasing everyone’s colorful ensemble all the way down. Be sure to bring a flag and colorful attire, we’ll be filming this celebration from above with a drone. Simply meet us at the summit of the mountain (on top of the Old Homewood Express chairlift) at 12:00 pm to join. Lost? View our trail map here.
DJ Dance Parties | Saturday & Sunday at the Big Blue View Bar from 12:00 – 3:00 pm
You haven’t been to a dance party until you’ve been to one on top of a mountain. Located at the Big Blue View Bar, our mid-mountain yurt located near Madden Chair, one of our favorite DJ’s will be spinning tracks outside along with drink specials and panoramic views of Big Blue. You can find this event taking off from 12-3pm on both Saturday & Sunday.
Slalom Drag Race | Saturday, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm starting at the Big Blue View Bar
Who is the fastest drag queen of them all? We’re ready to find out. From 1-3 pm on Saturday, we’re hosting a free-to-enter race where we’re asking for all participants to dress in their best drag ensemble. The top 3, to be chosen by the public, will be rewarded with a handful of prizes! The winner will be chosen based on a judging scale considering both race speed and drag attire by the discretion of the crowd. While this event is free to enter, we encouraging all participants to submit a free RSVP via the link below to help our team plan ahead for the event.
Apres Ski Specials | All day, 89 Bar & Grill (North Lodge base area)
Enjoy a full apres scene along with drink specials from at the base of the mountain through the 89 Bar & Grill. On Saturday, Sudwerks Brewery will be “taking over” our tap, pouring an assortment of their signature brews.
Group Pride Ski | Saturday & Sunday at 10:00 am, meet at the base of Madden
A casual ski-n-meet will gather and set off from the base of Madden Chair at 10:00 am on both Saturday and Sunday. Anyone is welcome to join!
Raffle & Awards
Our raffle will revolve around this weekend signature event, the Drag Race! Raffle tickets may be purchased inside the Big Blue View Bar, and the winners will be announced along with the Drag Race winner around 3:00 pm, or whenever the race concludes. Every participant who enters the Slalom Drag Race will be awarded one free ticket for participating. And the grand prize will include a 2019/20 Homewood Season Pass! Additional tickets can be purchased as follows: 1 for $1, 8 for $5, 15 for $10.
All proceeds from this raffle will benefit our friends at the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. Visit their page to learn more about their organization.