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PrezFest! February 17th - 24th

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Beaver Creek Loves Kids - PrezFest

Celebrate nostalgic Americana this President’s Day! Campaign to be President For-A-Day, hop in line for the kids’ parade with Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln and enjoy live performances on the plaza while the PrezFest cast of characters organizes games, performances, activities and even a pie eating contest! Please see below for the PrezFest schedule, event descriptions and President For A Day Contest rules.

2017 Beaver Creek Loves Kids - PrezFest

Schedule of Events

Activities and events occur daily on the village plaza, next to the ice rink, during après ski hours (3pm - 6pm). 


Friday, February 17
12:00pm "President For A Day" Contest Begins!
3:30pm – 6:00pm:  PrezFest Characters on the Plaza 
3:30pm:  Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam 
4:00pm:  Kids’ Presidential Parade & Storytime  
4:30pm:   Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam 
5:00pm: Meet and Greet with Teddy Roosevelt
Saturday, February 18
3:30pm – 6:00pm: PrezFest Characters on the Plaza
3:30pm:
Beka The Amazing One Woman Circus
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Mr. Stars & Stripes on Stilts
4:00pm:  Kids’ Presidential Parade & Storytime 
4:00pm – 5:30pm:  Family Funfest Carnival
4:30pm:   Beka The Amazing One Woman Circus
5:00pm:   Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam
6:30pm: Popovich Comedy Pet Theater (Vilar PAC)
Sunday, February 19
3:00pm "President For A Day" Contest Ends
3:30pm – 6:00pm: PrezFest Characters on the Plaza
3:30pm:
Sven the Magnificent One Man Circus
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Professor Watson’s All American One Man Band
4:00pm:  Kids’ Presidential Parade & Storytime 
4:30pm  Sven the Magnificent One Man Circus
5:00pm: Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam
6:00pm:  Figure Skating Performance
7:30pm: Vocalosity: The Aca-Perfect Concert (Vilar PAC)
Monday, February 20
3:30pm – 6:00pm:
Prez Fest Characters on the Plaza
3:30pm: Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam
3:30pm:
Meet and Greet with Teddy Roosevelt
4:00pm:  Kids’ Presidential Parade 
4:15pm:  President’s Day Pie Eating Contest
5:00pm: Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam
6:00pm – 8:00pm:  American Juke Box Skate Night
Tuesday, February 21
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Drums of the Mountains
4:15pm: BC Loves Teens - Tubing @ Adventure Ridge
Wednesday, February 22
5:30pm: BC Loves Teens - Snowshoe & Pizza Party
6:00pm – 8:00pm:  American Jukebox Skate Night
Thursday, February 23
6:00pm (Register):
6:30pm (Upload): 
Thursday Night Lights - Ski Down & Fireworks
6:15pm: BC Loves Teens - Ski & Snowboard Trick Class
Friday, February 24
3:30pm & 4:30pm  Sven the Magnificent One Man Circus

2017 PrezFest Event Descriptions

In Order Of Appearance


Beaver Creek “President For A Day” Contest
Calling all Parents! Nominate your child age 14 and under to be President of Beaver Creek for a day! Post a photo on the Beaver Creek Facebook page and tell us why he or she should be President of Beaver Creek - the candidate with the most “likes” will serve as President of Beaver Creek on Monday, February 20th. The President will receive special privileges like Skiing Secret Service, first chair, free tubing, dinner in the Village and more! Click here for contest rules & entry guidelines. 

PrezFest Characters
Join our characters from American history and folklore as they lead kids games, challenges, pose for photos and of course lead the Kids' Parade Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The characters are part of the Beaver Creek Children’s Theatre Winter Season of appearances and will bring the Beaver Creek Plaza to life!

Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam

Paul Borrillo - Entertainer Extraordinaire - has performed all over America and presents a fun and engaging show for the small ones. Paul’s wonderful manner grabs the attention of the kids and brings them right into the show. And there are plenty of opportunities where the kids become part of  his performance. 

Kids’ Presidential Parade & Storytime
Kids can join the PrezFest Characters, grab a flag or musical instrument and join in our Kids Presidential Parade Friday through Monday.  Meet our PrezFest characters and march with us from the Main Plaza Stage to the Covered Bridge in Beaver Creek Village, then head back to the plaza stage for interactive storytime!

Meet & Greet with Teddy Roosevelt
As part of the Prez Fest 2017 celebration, Teddy Roosevelt himself will be strolling the plaza telling tales of an earlier time in the United States, of safaris in Africa, the times of war, the charging of San Juan Hill and much more. Teddy is performed by noted actor and historian, James C. Overcash who performs the character as part of his one man play around the nation. Come meet Teddy, get some photos with the former president and have a bully good time!

Beka The Amazing One Woman Circus
Beka is another one of our great circus skills entertainers we are proud to present at Beaver Creek Resort. She has performed across the country on stage and at major street festivals bring the arts of the circus entertainer to life. From juggling, unicycling and comic banter, Beka’s show is sure to please all.

Mr. Stars and Stripes on Stilts
Red, white and blue and WAY up in the air!  That’s Mr. Stars & Stripes, our patriotic stilt walker. Say hello and grab a photo with the All American Big Guy as he strolls the plaza.

Family FunFest Carnival

The village comes alive with games, fun and prizes for kids of all ages! Get your caricature drawn, try your luck at our games of skill or just sit back and enjoy the activity during this free family event. There’s sure to be something for everyone!

Sven The Magnificent One Man Circus
We are proud to present Sven The Magnificent as part of our PrezFest group of entertainers. Sven has traveled the world showing off his talents as a juggler, daredevil and incredible street performer. His shows are great fun and get kids right into the act!

Professor Watson’s All American One Man Band
Take a base drum, cymbals, kazoos, ukulele and everything but the kitchen sink and attach it to our one man band and you’ve got an amazing display of musical talent. Brought to life by renowned entertainer  Don Watson, his one man band will fill the Plaza with glorious American songs of yesteryear.

Figure Skating Performance
Come see an outstanding figure skating performance on the Beaver Creek Ice Rink on Sunday night  featuring some of the best local and regional skaters in Colorado as they bring the ice to life.  These shows are filled with a multitude of talent of varying levels and wonderful energy and is sure to please everyone.

President’s Day Pie Eating Contest
There's nothing like a good old-fashioned pie and who doesn’t love a little friendly competition? Guests of all ages can join us at the plaza stage for a fun and competitive way to get into the USA-themed festivities. The President's Day Pie Eating Contest features a “Parents” category and a “Kids” category. Bring your appetite (and maybe a bib) - let’s get ready to rumble!

American Jukebox Skate Night
Enjoy the music as you and your family dance and skate your way around the ice rink to some golden oldies and top hits of today all with an American theme and brought to life by our live DJ. 

Drums of the Mountains 
Peak Rhythms packs in their drums, but everyone has a chance to pound on these percussion instruments. Don’t miss out on your chance to become a part of this interactive drum ceremony!

Beaver Creek Loves Teens Too!
Beaver Creek is proud to bring back  BC<3T2 – evening programming for teens only! Activities include a Twilight Snowshoe & Pizza Party, Tubing at Vail’s Adventure Ridge and a Ski & Snowboard Trick Class at the Anti-Gravity Center. Click here for details & tickets!!

Thursday Night Lights 
Be a part of the tradition as you ski down Beaver Creek Mountain illuminating the snow with glow sticks. After the ski down enjoy a spectacular fireworks display that lights up the entire village. This event is intended for intermediate and advanced skiers and all participants must register at Children's Ski & Snowboard School. (970) 754-5464


2017 Beaver Creek “President For a Day” Contest

Entry Rules & Guidelines


Calling all Parents! Nominate your child age 14 and under to be President of Beaver Creek for a day! Post a photo on the Beaver Creek Facebook page and tell us why he or she should be President of Beaver Creek - the candidate with the most “likes” will serve as President of Beaver Creek on Monday, February 20th. The President will receive special privileges like Skiing Secret Service, first chair, dinner in the Village and more!

Visit the Beaver Creek Resort Facebook page for more details (www.facebook.com/beavercreek). Rules and entry guidelines can be found in the “Events” section. Photos & statements should be posted directly to the Facebook wall.  

Rules:
    1. Candidates must be 14 or younger and be entered by their parents.
    2. Posting begins Friday, February 17 at 12:00pm. “Likes” will be counted from this time until Sunday, February 19 at 3:00pm.
    3. Candidates must be present in Beaver Creek on Monday, February 20 to be eligible
    4. Beaver Creek Resort reserves the right to delete any inappropriate posts

Procedure:
    1. Posting begins on Friday, February 17 at 12:00pm
    2. Post your child’s picture directly on the Wall of the Beaver Creek Resort page
    3. In the photo caption, give us your most creative reasons your son or daughter should be President of Beaver Creek. See the sample posts below for ideas.
    4. Tell your family, friends, neighbors, chairlift buddies, etc to “like” your post
    5. The candidate with the most “likes” by 3pm on Sunday, February 19 wins the election! 
    6. Winner will be notified (via Facebook) by 5:00pm on Sunday, February 19
    7. Winner serve as President of Beaver Creek on President’s Day – Monday, February 20.
    8. Winner gets to choose one person to serve as Vice President – this can be mom, dad, brother or sister or a really lucky friend!

Prizes (Monday, February 20):
    • Presidential Gear
    • Skiing Secret Service
    • Lift Tickets
    • “Swearing In” Ceremony at Chair 6
    • First Chair privileges at 8:25am (Chair 6 – Centennial Lift)
    • Line cutting privileges all day
    • Lunch coupons for Spruce Saddle
    • Dinner at Blue Moose Pizza
    • Zamboni Ride
    • Passing out Cookies during cookie time
    • Free Ice Skating
    • Beaver Creek Swag Bag

Sample Facebook Campaign Statements
Sample 1:
If elected President of Beaver Creek, I pledge to:
Have cookie time twice a day!
Make cookie time longer!

Sample 2:
I am the best candidate for President of Beaver Creek because:
I’ve done every run at Beaver Creek!
I know Ripperoo!



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