Experience Beaver Creek
  • 25°F
    LOW
    WEATHER
    Scattered Rain/Snow

    Latest Weather Report

    Last updated 1 hours ago

    • TODAY'S WEATHER

      Scattered Rain/Snow
      --°F HIGH
      25°F LOW

      Scattered Rain/Snow

    • TOMORROW

      Isolated Snow Showers then Slight Chance Rain/Snow
      51°F HIGH
      27°F LOW

      Isolated Snow Showers then Slight Chance Rain/Snow

    • TUESDAY

      Partly Sunny
      60°F HIGH
      29°F LOW

      Partly Sunny

    • WEDNESDAY

      Sunny
      63°F HIGH
      34°F LOW

      Sunny

    • THURSDAY

      Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance T-storms
      60°F HIGH
      36°F LOW

      Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance T-storms

    • FRIDAY

      Slight Chance Rain/Snow
      53°F HIGH
      33°F LOW

      Slight Chance Rain/Snow

  • VIDEO
  • PHOTOS
  • WEB CAMS

Plan Your Trip

Go

Book online or call 888-222-1878 (+1-970-496-4925) to speak with a local expert.

PrezFest! February 12th - 19th

Prezfest

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 15th. The President will receive special privileges like "Skiing Secret Service", first chair privileges, a ride on the zamboni, dinner in the village and more!

Post your photo and campaign slogan on Beaver Creek Resort Facebook page (www.facebook.com/beavercreek). Contest begins on Friday, February 12th at noon!

Rules:
1) Candidates must be 14 or younger and be entered by their parents. 
2) Posting begins Friday, February 12 at 12:00pm. “Likes” will be counted from this time until Sunday, February 14 at 3:00pm.
3) Candidates must be present in Beaver Creek on Monday, February 15th to be eligible
4) Beaver Creek Resort reserves the right to delete any inappropriate posts

Procedure:
1) Posting begins on Friday, February 12 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 14th wins the election!
a. “Likes” will be totaled from the Beaver Creek wall posting as well as any responses to Beaver Creek Mountain posts. 
6) Winner will be notified (via Facebook) by 5:00pm on Sunday, February 14th 
7) Winner will serve as President of Beaver Creek on President’s Day – Monday, February 15th. 
a. 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 15th):
1. Presidential Gear
2. Skiing Secret Service 
3. Lift Tickets 
4. “Swearing In” Ceremony at Chair 6 
5. First Chair privileges at 8:25am (Chair 6 – Centennial Lift)
6. Line cutting privileges all day
7. Lunch coupons for Spruce Saddle
8. Dinner at Blue Moose Pizza
9. Zamboni Ride
10. Passing out Cookies during cookie time
11. Free Ice Skating
12. Beaver Creek Schwag Bag 

Sample Facebook Campaign Statements 

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

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

2016 PrezFest Schedule

Friday, February 12

All Day   American Icons Ice Display (Plaza Stage)
9:00am - 5:00pm    Friday Funnies & Facts - Presidential Edition! (Plaza) 




Saturday, February 13

 3:00pm    Ice Sculpting Demonstration (Plaza Stage)
 3:15pm
   Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam (Plaza Stage)
 3:00pm - 6:30pm    For the parents - a pop-up bar! (Plaza)
 3:30pm - 6:00pm 
   PrezFest Characters (Plaza)
 4:00pm
   Kids’ Presidential Parade (Plaza Stage)
 4:00pm - 5:30pm
   Family Funfest Carnival (Plaza)
 4:00pm - 6:30pm
   Free Concert featuring Hardscrabble Bluegrass Band (Plaza Stage)
 4:00pm - 7:00pm 
   Complimentary Photo Booth (Plaza)


Sunday, February 14

 3:15pm   Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam (Plaza Stage)
 3:30pm - 6:00pm
   PrezFest Characters (Plaza)
 4:00pm - 5:30pm
   Kids’ Arts & Crafts (Plaza)
 4:00pm
   Kids’ Presidential Parade (Plaza Stage)
 4:00pm - 7:00pm
   Complimentary Photo Booth (Plaza)
 4:30pm
   Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam (Plaza Stage)
 6:00pm
   Figure Skating Performance (Ice Rink)
 7:00pm - 8:00pm    American Jukebox Skate Night (Ice Rink)




Monday, February 15
 8:20am
  President for a Day Contest - Winner's Inauguration Ceremony (Chair 6) 
 3:30pm – 6:00pm
   Prez Fest Characters (Plaza)
 3:30pm 5:00pm
   Meet Teddy Roosevelt! (Plaza)
 4:00pm
   Kids’ Presidential Parade (Plaza Stage)
 4:15pm
  Parents' Pie Eating Contest (Plaza Stage) 
Kids’ Pie Eating Contest (Plaza Stage)
 5:00pm
   Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam (Plaza Stage)
 6:00pm - 8:00pm
   American Juke Box Skate Night (Ice Rink)


Tuesday, February 16

 3:30pm - 5:30pm 
   Drums of the Mountains (Plaza)
 3:30pm - 6:30pm 
   Silent Disco (Ice Rink)
 4:15pm – 7:15pm 
   Teen Tubing at Adventure Ridge – www.beavercreek.com/teens 



Wednesday, February 17
 4:00pm
   Rail Jam Playground (Base of Chair 6)
 6:00pm to 8:00pm
   American Jukebox Skate Night (Ice Rink)
 5:30pm – 8:30pm
   Teen Twilight Snowshoe & Pizza Party – www.beavercreek.com/teens


Thursday, February 18
6:00pm (Registration)
6:30pm (Upload) 
   Thursday Night Lights (Children's Ski & Snowboard School)
 6:15pm – 9:00pm
   Teen Ski & Snowboard Trick Class – www.beavercreek.com/teens


Friday, February 19
 9:00am - 6:00pm
   Friday Funnies & Facts (Plaza)
 3:30pm - 5:30pm
   Nature’s Educators – Birds of Prey Exhibit (Plaza)




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 15th. The President will receive special privileges like Skiing Secret Service, first chair, free tubing, dinner in the Village and more!

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 to purchase tickets!!

American Icons Ice Display
As part of this year’s PrezFest 2016 celebration, Beaver Creek Resort will present a gallery of ice sculptures on the main stage depicting presidential themes and icons of America. Sculptures will include the Statue of Liberty, President Abraham Lincoln and President George Washington and a patriotic center piece sculpture on top of the fountain. The sculptures are created by local ice sculpture artist, Paul Wertin. Paul also created the incredible animal ice menagerie for Beaver Creek’s Winterfest celebration over Christmas, creating over 35 individual animal sculptures. 

Friday Funnies & Facts
As you stroll the Beaver Creek plaza, keep an eye out for the Friday Funnies & Facts boards. Make memories that last a lifetime as you and your family laugh and learn your way around Beaver Creek! Special "Presidential Edition" on Friday, February 12th! 

Ice Sculpture Demonstration

Local ice sculptor Paul Wertin will present a live cut demonstration of an ice sculpture at the plaza stage - turning a plain block of ice into a beautiful sculpture for all to see. 

Magic and Comedy with Uncle Sam
Sven Jorgansen, Entertainer Extraordinaire has performed all over America showing off his talents as a juggler, daredevil and street performer. His shows are great fun and get kids right into the act!

Pop-Up Bar (For the parents!)
Come celebrate this President’s Day at the White House Pop up Bar, located in the village from 3:00pm-6:30pm on Saturday, February 13th only. Enjoy wine or beer as you are strolling through the village, enjoying the ambiance of the Carnival, the band Hardscrabble, complimentary photo booth and more!

PrezFest Characters
Join characters from American history and folklore as they lead the Kids' Parade from the Plaza Stage to the Covered Bridge. Answer Presidential trivia and win a PrezFest button! Watch as they skate around the ice rink and delight the entire family with appearances throughout Beaver Creek Plaza.

Kids’ Parade
Kids can join the PrezFest Characters in a parade from the Plaza Stage to the Covered Bridge in Beaver Creek Village.

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!

Free Concert Featuring Hardscrabble
Hardscrabble has made a name for themselves with their unique blend of traditional Bluegrass as well as some interesting interpretations of crowd favorites. You are in for a treat of a lively show aimed at audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds.

Complimentary Photo Booth
What better way to make lasting memories at Beaver Creek than with a free photo of the family! Photo booth will be located at the base of the Ice Rink escalator and will offer guests an option of President's Day and Valentine's Day backgrounds!

Kids’ Arts & Crafts
Kids can make patriotic and Valentine’s Day themed souvenirs from Beaver Creek. No better way to remember the weekend than with something created by them!

Figure Skating Performance
Come see an outstanding figure skating performance featuring some of the best skaters in Colorado as they bring the ice to life.  

American Jukebox Skate Night
Enjoy the music as you and your family dance and skate your way around the ice rink. Keep your eye out for some of the American Characters who will join in as you skate the night away!

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!

Meet Teddy Roosevelt!
As part of the Prez Fest 2016 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!

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!

Silent Disco
Grab a pair of our wireless headphones and hit the ice rink. There are 3 channels; each channel corresponds to a specific audio source, so guests can choose which one you want to listen to at any time. The headphones also light up with a different color depending on which channel you’re on, so you can tell what everyone around you is listening to!

Rail Jam Playground
Learn terrain park basics with instructors on hand to help. Rail Jam is located in front of the Children’s Ski & Snowboard School.

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

Nature’s Educators Birds of Prey Exhibit
Owls, Falcons and Hawks – oh my! Come see these real life symbols of America and learn about their habitats and personalities. Nature's Educators is a non-profit wildlife program focusing on raptors with a mission to teach anyone and everyone about the importance of Birds of Prey.

American Icons Ice Sculpture Display

As part of this year’s PrezFest 2016 celebration, Beaver Creek Resort will present a gallery of ice sculptures on the main stage depicting presidential themes and icons of America. Sculptures will include the Statue of Liberty, President Abraham Lincoln and President George Washington and a patriotic center piece sculpture on top of the fountain. 

The sculptures are created by local ice sculpture artist, Paul Wertin. Paul also created the incredible animal ice menagerie for Beaver Creek’s Winterfest celebration over Christmas, creating over 35 individual animal sculptures. 

On Saturday, February 13th at 3:00pm, Paul will present a live cut demonstration of an ice sculpture at the plaza stage turning a plain block of ice into a beautiful sculpture for all to see. 

X

Did you know that your browser is out of date?

To get the best possible experience using our websites we recommend that you upgrade to a newer browser. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.

Click on an icon to go to the download page.