The Spring Thing at RED Mountain resort Rossland, BC.

The Spring Thing

The wonderful rogues of Rossland hereby welcome you to celebrate our quirky mountain culture over 17 days of non-stop revelry, both ridiculous and refined

Girl having a drink in the snow.

March 13

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by The “Other” Guys from 3-5pm!
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
    With so many killer drink and food specials, showering after an unreal day on the mountain is no longer a priority.
  • 11:30 – 5:00pm Ode to Olaus: Hard Tea Party
    Kick off the mountain festival with a hard tea party on The Velvet patio inhonor of the parties dear Olaus would throw at the top of Red Mountain. 
    Featuring a special hard tea menu, slider features and patio games. More details coming soon.

March 14

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Trish Jamieson 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 9pm Little Miss Higgins Live at the Flying Steamshovel with guests (Folk/Blues/Twang)
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm Rockstar Terrain Park Event at RED Mountain Resort

Little Miss Higgins TICKETS >
A table full of food.
Table of people passing around a tray of food.

March 15

  • 2:30 – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Sly Violet from 3-5pm!

A Day with Taynton Bay

  • 2:00pm-4:00pm Taynton Bay Tasting
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 7:00pm Taynton Bay / The Velvet Collaboration Dinner
    Craft distillery, Taynton Bay Spirits based in Invermere are joining us for a night of shaken, stirred and straight up deliciousness. Be taken on a taste journey over four courses prepared by Chef MAC & the culinary team at The Velvet. Each course perfectly paired with cocktails that complement and enhance with every sip.

    Meet the team from Taynton Bay and be guided through their eclectic portfolio of spirits, with a twist.


TASTING TICKETS > DINNER TICKETS >

March 16

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar

Kinder Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Resort

Junior Camp session with Fall Line Sports at RED Resort from March 16-18

Intro to Park Camp session with Fall Line Snowsports at RED Resort from March 16-18

Lady at a microphone playing the guitar.
Guy drinking a beer with shamrock glasses.

March 17

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Jessie Heckel from 3-5pm
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 11:30am-5:00pm St Patrick’s Day at The Velvet
    $8 Guinness pies, $6 RBC stout + patio games

Kinder Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Resort

Junior Camp session with Fall Line Sports at RED resort from March 16-18

Intro to Park Camp session with Fall Line Snowsports at RED Resort from March 16-18

March 18

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Paeton Cameron from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar

Kinder Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED

Junior Camp session with Fall Line Sports at RED resort from March 16-18

Intro to Park Camp session with Fall Line Snowsports at RED Resort from March 16-18

The Josie Exterior in the summer.
Rossland Beer Company logo.

March 19

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from Devon Hanley from 3-5pm!
  • 3:00pm – 7:00pm Sing Your Heart Out: Open Mic Night at Rafters Bar
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 7:00pm Rossland Beer Company Brewmaster’s Dinner at The Velvet
    What happens when Chef MAC of The Velvet & our friends at Rossland Beer Company join forces for a hoppin’ good time? The Brewmaster’s Dinner.

    Join us for four masterfully prepared courses with four beer pairings to compliment the flavours. You’ll be joined by RBC Brewmaster and Chef MAC who’ll guide you through the tastes of the night.
  • 9pm Tim Buckley Live at the Flying Steamshovel and guests (Folk/Blues/Roots)

DINNER TICKETS > T. Buckley TICKETS >

March 20

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 9pm Live Music at the Flying Steamshovel with Neon Steve (Underground Bass) and guests

Neon Steve TICKETS >
The Josie Exterior in the summer.
The Josie Exterior in the summer.

March 21

  • 9:00am Kinder Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Mountain Resort. FOR MORE DETAILS >
  • 9:00am Junior Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Mountain Resort. FOR MORE DETAILS >
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Dave Scanlan from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar

March 22

  • 9:00am Kinder Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Mountain Resort. FOR MORE DETAILS >
  • 9:00am Junior Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Mountain Resort. FOR MORE DETAILS >
  • 11:30am – 2:00pm Kids activities
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Sly Violet from 3-5pm
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm For the Love of Cheese: A night with Kootenay Meadows Cheese & wine pairings
    The Josie and The Velvet are excited to welcome Kootenay Meadows Farms for a night of cheese night perfectly paired with in house wine selections by Michel Valquette, our in-house sommelier.

BUY TICKETS >
The Josie Exterior in the summer.
The Josie Exterior in the summer.

March 23

  • 9:00am Kinder Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Mountain Resort. FOR MORE DETAILS >
  • 9:00am Junior Camp with Fall Line Sports at RED Mountain Resort. FOR MORE DETAILS >
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Tim Hurley from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar

March 24

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Jessie Heckel from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar

BUY TICKETS >
The Josie Exterior in the summer.
The Josie Exterior in the summer.

March 25

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Paeton Cameron from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar

March 26

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Devon Hanley from 3-5pm!
  • 3:00pm – 7:00pm Sing Your Heart Out: Open Mic Night at Rafters Bar
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 7:00pm Day 1 of TAP THE SAP: A maple-inspired weekend at The Josie
    Spring is just around the corner and Maple season is upon us. Join Chef Marc André Choquette of The Velvet Restaurant & Lounge for a feast inspired by all things Maple.

BUY TICKETS >
Popsicle sticks in ice crystals.
A toast with beer.

March 27

  • 11:30am- 2:30pm Sugar Shack Maple Friday (maple taffy on the snow ($2.00 a stick) with other assorted maple goodies, $8 sortilege coffee)
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Trish Jamieson from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
  • 5:00pm – 9:00pm Day 1 Kickoff: 7th Annual Beer Goggles Craft Brew Festival @ RED
    Beer Goggles intermingles the finest craft breweries, thirstiest beer enthusiasts, and hungriest powder fans at one of North America’s finest resorts for a weekend of fun and foam. Now back for its 7th hop-inducing, sud-soaking year in a row, this growler of a fest has 2x 1 day events, Friday and Saturday, bringing in some of BC’s best craft breweries at the base of the mountain.

    MORE INFO >

March 28

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily family friendly activities
  • 3:30pm – 7:30pm Day 2: 7th Annual Beer Goggles Craft Brew Fest @ RED
    Beer Goggles intermingles the finest craft breweries, thirstiest beer enthusiasts, and hungriest powder fans at one of North America’s finest resorts for a weekend of fun and foam. Now back for its 7th hop-inducing, sud-soaking year in a row, this growler of a fest has 2x 1 day events, Friday and Saturday, bringing in some of BC’s best craft breweries at the base of the mountain.

    MORE INFO >
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
Waiter bring a tray of drinks outside.
The Josie Exterior in the summer.

March 29

  • 11:30am – 5:00pm Fernie Brewing Tap Takeover (Price NA, Fernie giveaways, Bingo tournament 2pm-4pm, Pizza specials in house)
  • 2:00pm – 6:00pm 4th Annual Clam Slam: Kootenay Caesar Showdown @ RED
    You wear a toque. You say ‘zed’. You live eight hours from the nearest beach but you drink clam nectar every day. The only thing more Canadian than a killer Caesar is a killer Caesar while watching curling. SWEEP! On March 29th, 2pm-6pm, Canada’s unspoken national drink gets its due. Clam SLAM: The Kootenay Caesar Showdown! A fun contest to see who makes the best Caesar in the Koots.

    MORE INFO >
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Sly Violet from 3-5pm!
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar