Ski, ride and party time

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(Press Release – MMSA)  

A Big Weekend In Store on November 8th at Mammoth Mountain 

Opening weekend concert features Blondfire and LA RIOTS

 Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – Mammoth Mountain will open for the winter season on Thursday, November 8th, and once again, it will be a festive affair. Mammoth Mountain’s Opening Weekend promises to be a party like none other, featuring live performances by breaking indie act Blondfire and Mammoth sponsored artist LA RIOTS.

On the mountain, skiers and riders will enjoy Mammoth Mountain’s renowned, feature-filled terrain, primed and ready for the 2012-2013 season. Off the mountain, a slew of parties and events—from live music and film premiers to theme parties and DJ sets—will keep visitors entertained and energized.







Schedule of Events

Thursday November 8

First Day of Skiing and Snowboarding!

8:30am                                    First chair of the 2012-2013 season

11:00am                      Opening Day Champagne Toast on the Main Lodge Sundeck
11:30am                      Live Music by Eastside Five on the Main Lodge Sundeck
7:00pm                                    Standard Films presents 2112 – Movie Premiere in The Village at Mammoth
8:00pm                                    Volcom VIP Reception at Sushi Rei

Friday November 9

10:00am                      DJ Matty Mo in Main Park Gondola
5:00pm to 7:00pm       Fashion Open House at McCoy Sports w/ DJ Slipmatt
5:00pm                                    Spring Break Snowboard Project by Corey Smith Pop- Up Art Show at the Grand

Sierra Lodge in The Village at Mammoth

7:00pm                                    Oakley presents Horgasm, Torstein Horgmo Documentary – Movie Premiere in The

Village at Mammoth

9:00pm                                    Vestal + Oakley presents Winterfest 2012 featuring Blondfire and LA

RIOTS at Eagle Lodge—transformed into the set of a Hot Tub Machine with an 80’s theme

Saturday November 10

10:00am                      DJ Matty Mo in Main Park Gondola
Noon                           New feature unveiling in Main Park
12:30pm                      Outride by Mophie Insta-Jam Pop-Up Rail Contest
5:00pm to 7:00pm       Fashion Open House at Quiksilver w/ DJ Slipmatt
7:00pm                                    Burton presents 13 – Movie Premiere in The Village at Mammoth
9:00pm                                    Vestal presents “Carnivale” featuring Sex Panther and The RZA +

Unbound Magazine Vol. 3 Unveiling at Canyon Lodge—transformed into a turn of the century carnival setting crossed with the 4th of July (This will be Mammoth Mountain’s biggest opening weekend party ever!)

Tickets are now available for Winterfest 2012 ($10) and Carnivale ($15 advance / $20 day of show). 21+ only. Call 800.MAMMOTH to purchase.  Discounted lift tickets are available in advance by visiting MY Mammoth

Visit for a complete list of events. Events subject to change.


7 Responses to Ski, ride and party time

  1. Trouble November 7, 2012 at 6:11 am #

    I personally will be looking into things to do at June Lake with my family this winter. I wish the people of the city of Mammoth nothing but the best. But, I am not a very forgiving person and will not support the ski resort until they change their underhanded corporate american ways.

    • Dingo November 7, 2012 at 10:49 am #

      Good, one less family in my way. Because I’m gonna ski till my legs fall off.

    • Dingo November 7, 2012 at 10:52 am #

      …and its a town not a city.

    • Mike November 8, 2012 at 2:26 pm #

      Please. Mammoth Mountain has been begging June for years now to allow a small village, additional accommodations, etc to make it more attractive to visitors. June kept saying no, no, no. They wanted no changes to their precious little village, so guess what? You’re on your own. Good luck.

  2. ferdinand lopez November 7, 2012 at 11:35 am #

    with obama in for four more, mammoth will be closing soon,unless they accept foodstamps and government cheese in exchange for lift tickets and lodging

    • Wayne Deja November 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm #

      Ferdinand…..from what I understand,it’s more like getting free lift-tickets and lodging in Mammoth if you bring another bag of dope into the exchange.

  3. MJA November 7, 2012 at 2:10 pm #

    I think I’ll wait til it snows.



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