Man holding a ball of fire in the snow covered street.

Calendar of Events

Your guide to crazy contests and funky festivals in Rossland, BC

Join us at Josie as your basecamp to enjoy the destination’s four seasons of special events. The historic town of Rossland may be small, but hosts big events throughout the year including the famously offbeat Winter Carnival in January. RED Mountain’s winter calendar attracts amazing athletes, families and colorful characters alike with an eclectic mix of competitions and on-snow events.

NOVEMBER 28 2018

November 28 | Opening Day at The Josie
Join us for the highly-anticipated opening of British Colombia’s newest ski-in/ski-out hotel.

Opening Day Details >



December 8 | RED Mountain Opening Day
Get ready for another powder-filled season at the last great, unspoiled resort.



December 9 | Josie Opening Event
Meet Josie! Join us from 1:00pm – 3:00pm as we celebrate the opening of The Josie. Taste creations from The Velvet Restaurant & Lounge, sample the delights of Rossland and win some Josie swag.


DECEMBER 25 2018

December 25 | Ski with Santa at RED
Bring the kids for our annual tradition with St. Nick on Skis celebrating the holidays.


DECEMBER 26 2018

December 26 | Boxing Day Brunch at Velvet


DECEMBER 31 2018

December 31 | NYE Dinner at Velvet
Ring in the New Year with a special menu and wine pairing.


JANUARY 1 2019

January 1 | New Year’s Day Brunch
Start the New Year with hearty brunch followed by fresh tracks.


JANUARY 3 - February 28 2019

January 3 - February 28 | Night skiing at RED
Ski under the stars on the T-Bar at RED from 6:00pm – 9:00 every Thursday night.


JANUARY 16 - 20 2019

January 16 - 20 | Canadian Open Junior Nationals
Top young talent competes on RED’s famously steep terrain in this thrilling freeride event.


JANUARY 21 - 23 2019

January 21 - 23 | Canadian Open Freeride World Qualifier
Some of the world’s best freeriders face-off on RED’s steep pitches, drops and jumps.


JANUARY 24 - 28 2019

January 24 - 28 | Rossland Winter Carnival
Canada’s longest running winter carnival is as offbeat as the colorful characters participating in this annual celebration. Don’t miss this family favorite combining big air and rail jam contests, fireworks and torchlights at RED, and the famous bobsled race down one of Rossland’s steep streets.



February 6 | Rossland Beer Company Tap Take Over at Velvet
The award-wining local brewery serves up some of our favorite craft beers.


FEBRUARY 14 2019

February 14 | Valentine’s Dinner at Velvet
Celebrate slopeside with someone special with our select tasting menu and wine pairing.


FEBRUARY 23 - 24 2019

February 23 - 24 | Rattlecat Banked Slalom
Round 7 of the Rattlecat Cup Banked Slalom event held on the T-Bar slope at RED. Enter or cheer on competitors from the sideline – it’s a hoot of a day!


MARCH 1 2019

March 1 | Poplar Grove Winery & Cheesemaker Night at Velvet
Featuring the "Canadian Cheese of the Year" Louis d'Or cheese.


MARCH 5 - 10 2019

March 5 - 10 | FIS BC Cup Race
Watch the talented athletes from Red Mountain Racers & 9 national teams compete for glory.


MARCH 16 & 17 2019

March 16 & 17 | Beer Goggles Craft Beer Festival
Hop to it, beer fans! Enjoy great beer and deep powder with music and more at annual celebration of the beer industry with some BC’s best craft breweries t the base of RED.


MARCH 30 2019

March 30 | Slush Cup
Come out and watch as skiers and riders attempt to cross the pit of icy water for ultimate bragging rights at RED Mountain Resort. Judging is based on your ability to make it to the end of the pool and creativeness of your costume!


APRIL 2 2019

April 2 | RED Mountain Closing Day
How many days did you get in this year? Be sure to share with us your best powder pics and RED Mountain memories from the season.