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.
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