Winter Carnival is Saturday, Feb. 8

Hoodoo’s Winter Carnival is the premiere event of the season and a day full of free activities. Winter Carnival has been a tradition at Hoodoo for decades and includes a number of free events (no lift ticket required): ax throwing booth, frisbee golf, musical chairs, a three-legged obstacle race, a team tube race, a hula-hoop contest, a fly-athalon, a pie eating contest, a ski javelin throw, an archery contest, a Hoodoo employee snow sculpture contest and bingo. The lifts are open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Highlights include a special dinner menu, the Dummy Downhill contest, the annual torchlight descent and professional fireworks on the mountain. Plus enjoy live music by Tone Red from 5:30-8:30 pm in the lodge.

Dummy Downhill participants: Download and complete the registration form and submit it to the Hoodoo main office.

 

Schedule of Events

10 am – Noon: Face Painting. First floor, near the restaurant.

11 am: Musical Chairs – Near patio area. No sign up needed.

11:30 am – 12:15 pm: Hula Hoop Contest. Age groups: 6-9, 9-12 and 13+. Near patio area. No sign up needed.

Noon – 12:30 pm: Tube Contest. Near patio area. No sign ups needed.

Noon – 1 pm: Frisbee Golf. Near patio area. No sign ups needed.

Noon – 2:30 pm: Ax Throwing Booth. South lodge area. No sign up needed.

Noon – 2:30 pm: Bottle Knockdown. South lodge area. No sign up needed.

1 pm: Three Legged Obstacle Race. Ages 7+, teams of two.Near patio area. No sign up needed.

1-3 pm: Face Painting. Lodge lobby, near rental shop.

2 pm: Pie Eating Contest – Open to all ages. 48 participants maximum. Sign up at main office.

3 pm: Dummy Downhill – Download and complete the registration form and submit it to the Hoodoo main office., bring it to the main office or email to julie@hoodoo.com before Feb. 8.

4:30 pm: Bonfire. Bowl area.

5-6 pm: Face Painting. Lodge lobby, near rental shop.

5 pm: Awards Presentation. Fireplace room.  For Dummy Downhill, Employee Sculptures and Employee Costume Contest

5 pm: Bingo. Fireplace room.

5-9 pm: All-you-care-to-eat prime rib, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad and rolls. $25 per person.

5:30-9 pm: Live music by Tone RedSecond floor inside main lodge.

8 pm: Torchlight Descent participants report to front of ski patrol area. Sign up at main office before 5 pm. Must be advanced skiers, boarders, bikers and trikkers. Ages 12 and under can participate with a parent.

8:30 pm: Lifts stop running

8:40 pm: Torchlight Descent

9 pm: Fireworks