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.

Olaus Hard Tea party at The Josie

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.
Little Miss Higgins playing guitar on stage

March 14

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Trish Jamieson 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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
Velvet Restaurant and Bar

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

  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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.
Music at the Velvet Restaurant and Bar The Josie

March 16

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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

St Patricks' Day at The Josie

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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

kids skiing

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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

Rossland Beer Company

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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)
No Shower band playing on stage

March 20

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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
kids skiing

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
wine and cheese display

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
Tim Hurley band playing on stage

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
balls of chocolate

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
couple at the Josie outdoor terrace

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
Sugar shack at The Josie

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 Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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.
March 27 Beer Goggles events

March 27

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music by Trish Jamieson from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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.
Fernie Tap Takeover The Josie

March 28

  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm Après sessions at The Velvet with live music from 3-5pm!
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Daily Kids Crafts & Games
    Daily crafts, games, scavenger hunts, cookie decorating, science activities and more.
    Located outside The Aurum Boardroom. No registration required.
  • 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.
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm No Shower Happy Hour at Rafters Bar
Fernie Tap Takeover The Josie

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.
  • 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