Summit County’s own closing ceremonies

It’s hard to believe, but with April right around the corner the time has come to say goodbye to the not-so-epic 2009/2010 ski season. While most people up here will agree it wasn’t the best season for powder slashing, I still feel like I had a pretty decent winter on the hill.

The silver-lining to every ski season is that when it comes time to close down the mountain the resorts go all out with parties,  free concerts, and amateur on-mountain competitions. Not to mention, plenty of opportunities to perfect your end of the season goggle tan with a beer in hand.

Time to get out the April calendar, because there is no shortage of things to do in Summit over the next few weeks…

Spring Massive, Breckenridge

April 3rd: KSMT’s 4th annual Massive Beer Festival featuring over 20 breweries from around the country. The beer will start flowing at noon at Main Street Station and Chuck Profit, Fried Grease, and Filthy Children will be providing FREE concerts until the event closes at 5pm.

April 9th:  Spring Massive Superpipe Open and Matt Wyffels Massive Rail Jam Open
April 10th:  Massive Style and Air Open, Peak 8
April 11th:  Massive Slopestyle Open, Peak 8

April 17th: FREE concert at the Riverwalk Center featuring The Bravery

April 18th: Breckenridge Resort closing day, and be sure to visit the CopperTop Bar on Peak 9 to “drink it dry” with all the rowdy locals

River Run Rocks, Keystone

April 10th: FREE concert featuring Seven Mary Three, with opening act Salem. Get a free concert T-shirt with any purchase of $30 or more from any River Run merchant.

April 11th: Closing day at Keystone

Copper Mountain Sunsation

Saturday, April 10
All Day Alt Games College Slopestyle Championships Catalyst Terrain park
1:30pm Passafire Sunsation Stage
3:30pm Rey Fresco Sunsation Stage
5:30pm Pepper Sunsation Stage
Doors open at 8:00pm Sunsation Sessions LOTUS in Concert After Dark Copper Conference Center
9:00pm Opener – TBD Copper Conference Center
10:00pm Lotus Copper Conference Center
Sunsation Sessions Tickets – $20 on sale coppercolorado.com // (970) 968-2318 // Onsite at any ticket window or Guest Services location.
 
Sunday, April 11
1:30pm These United States Sunsation Stage
3:30pm The Expendables Sunsation Stage
5:30pm Lotus Sunsation Stage
 
Friday, April 16
7:00pm Red Bull 1976 Games Opening Ceremonies and Fashion Show with BC/DC Jack’s
8:00pm BC/DC – AC/DC Tribute Band Jack’s
 
Saturday, April 17
1:00pm BC/DC – AC/DC Tribute Band Sunsation Stage
3:30pm Perpetual Groove Sunsation Stage
5:30pm Steel Pulse Sunsation Stage
 
Sunday, April 18 (Closing day!!)
1:30pm White Buffalo Sunsation Stage
3:30pm Pato Banton & The Now Generation Sunsation Stage
5:30pm Los Lonely Boys Sunsation Stage
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