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February 9 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Winter Carnival is the premiere event of the Hoodoo Ski Area season and a day full of free activities. A tradition at Hoodoo for decades, this full-day celebration 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. There’s always a special dinner menu, the Dummy Downhill contest, the annual torchlight descent and professional fireworks on the mountain. Peak rates apply.
Dummy Downhill participants: Download and complete the registration form, bring it to the main office or email to firstname.lastname@example.org before Feb. 9.
Schedule of Events
10 am – Noon: Face Painting. Lodge lobby, near rental shop.
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, bring it to the main office or email to email@example.com before Feb. 9.
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: Prime Rib Buffet. $25 per person, all you care to eat. Fireplace room.
5:30-9 pm: Live music by Tone Red. Second 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