Copper Mountain Announces the Return of Favorite Spring Festival: Sunsation

The tradition of deep snow, mass amounts of sunshine and action packed events continue at Copper Mountain with the annual Sunsation celebration April 12 - 13 and Copper’s closing weekend, April 19 - 20, 2014.

March 24, 2014

  • Sunsation is hosted over two back-to-back weekends,  April 12 - 13 and 19 - 20, 2014
  • Red Bull Slopesoakers followed by headliner Old 97’s Saturday, April 12
  • First ever on-snow Color Run followed by That Eighties Band headliner on Saturday, April 19

 

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. – March 24, 2014 – The tradition of deep snow, mass amounts of sunshine and action packed events continue at Copper Mountain with the annual Sunsation celebration April 12 - 13 and Copper’s closing weekend, April 19 - 20, 2014. Sunsation is packed with wacky competitions and live music throughout the two-weekend spring-skiing celebration.

First weekend of Sunsation, April 12 - 13, features the rail jam meets pond skim, 3rd annual Red Bull Slopesoakers on Saturday, April 12 followed by musical headliner, Old 97’s, at 2 p.m. This alternative country-rock band draws inspiration from a broad range of genres, including the twangy stomp of cowpunk and the melodies of power pop. Additionally, guys and girls show off their best beach wear in the infamous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest on Sunday, April 13. Colorado’s own Shaley Scott Band will take the stage at 2 p.m. followed by Leadville Cherokee at 3 p.m. Registration for Red Bull Slopesoakers is open now at www.coppercolorado.com.

The second weekend of Sunsation and Copper’s closing weekend kicks off with The Color Run’s first 5k race on-snow on Saturday, April 19 followed by Denver’s own That Eighties Band at 1:30 p.m. and Summit County’s soul and funk band Funky Johnson at 3:30 p.m. Join Copper for Colorado’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt and So-Gnar Shred Circuit Grand Finale on Copper’s closing day, Easter Sunday, Sunday, April 20. Register now for the happiest 5k on the Planet, The Color Run, at http://bit.ly/TCRCopper.

Make a weekend out of Sunsation celebrations with 2nd Night 50% Off. Book one night of lodging and receive the 2nd night 50% off, or book 4 nights and get the last night for free. For more information, visit www.coppercolorado.com.

Lock in snow days early with 2014/15 winter season passes, now on sale. The Copper Season Pass now features 3 free days of skiing or riding at Killington Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort, Boreal Mountain Resort and Mt. Bachelor. Visit www.coppercolorado.com to buy today.

 

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Media Note

More info, broadcast-quality photos and video footage Copper Mountain and Sunsation are available here. Please credit the photographer listed and Copper Mountain Resort.

 

Media Contacts:

Austyn Williams, 970-968-2318 ext. 38827, awilliams@coppercolorado.com

Stephanie Sweeney, 970-968-2318 ext. 38849, ssweeney@coppercolorado.com

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