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Easter is a great holiday hands down. Celebrating with family over a delicious brunch, hunting for Easter eggs and catching the sunrise in the mountains during an early morning service is what this spring holiday is all about. Alyeska Resort is celebrating all weekend with activities and events for the ...Read More
April at Alyeska Resort kicks off in impressive style with new snow and great music featuring Memphis based, alt country/rock n roll band Lucero. Lucero is many things, the base of which is centered on alt-country. With the base of alt-country they add a variety of rock styles including punk ...Read More
Seeing these plates, makes me happy. “This has been the best week of the season so far.” – Pistol Pete, local Alyeskan We woke up today experiencing malaise, long breakfasts, and some annoyance with our cars having been towed last night at the Bear’s Tooth Grill. We got the cars back by ...Read More
Alyeska Resort celebrates a big winter with a weekend of free music and great food.
April 19, 2012 (Girdwood, Alaska) – The 2011/12 season will go down in the memories of Southcentral skiers and riders as a snow-filled winter wonderland. With incredible dry snowy conditions from opening day through much of the season, it is finally time to celebrate the amazing season and current spring-time conditions. Alyeska Resort is excited to announce the free Reggae Jams and end of season Island Party at the Sitzmark Bar & Grill scheduled for the weekend of April 27 to 29, 2012.
Reggae Jams includes two free nights of music on Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28 starting at 9:00 P.M. The Reggae Jam nights will include live music by local bands Iyah Ites and Bare Roots. DJ Rohan and DJ Prince Albert will spin positive vibrations. The event is 21 and over.
On Sunday, April 29, the resort is hosting an Island Party at the Sitzmark featuring a snow stage just steps from the sunny Sitzmark deck. The Island Party is schedule from noon to 8:00 P.M. with free live music. The featured bands include: Bottle Caps for Dollars, DJ Ras Jah Real, AK Dub Sqaud, DJ Dangerous, Prime Minister, DJ Echo, and RnR. The Alyeska Resort culinary team is preparing an outdoor BBQ (weather permitting) for the day. Sunday, April 29 is also the last day for Seven Glaciers Restaurant for the winter season; the restaurant will reopen for daily summer operations on Friday, May 25.
May skiing starts on Saturday, May 5 with select chairlifts running from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. conditions permitting. May skiing operates Fridays to Sundays through the end of the month and also includes skiing on Memorial Day Monday, May 28. May skiing lift tickets are $40 adult (ages 18-59); $30 for seniors (60-69), students and military; and, $15 for children ages (6-12), and $5 for super seniors (70+). Kids under the age of five accompanied by a ticketed parent or legal guardian ski for free. The Sitzmark Bar & Grill and Glacier Express will be open during May skiing operations offering lunch and après ski options.
For more information or a complete list of upcoming events, please visit AlyeskaResort.com.
About Alyeska Resort (www.alyeskaresort.com)
Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an award-winning 304 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for winter excursions. Alyeska Resort stands out in ski season with 650” of average snowfall annually and the longest-continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. Learn more about the resort and plan your Alaskan adventure at www.alyeskaresort.com or 800.880.3880.