The Splash Pond is one of the big attractions of the weekend. KAR photo.

Bring on the Splash at Kimberley Alpine Resort

Annual closing weekend part at KAR April 6 and 7

The weather has turned and the last weekend of the ski season is fast approaching.

The annual Spring Splash celebration at Kimberley Alpine Resort is scheduled for the weekend of April 6 and 7, 2019.

As anyone who has attended the Splash in the past can attest, it’s the best fun to be had on skis or off.

PHOTOS: Spring Splash 2018

Saturday is traditionally splash pond day, as daring skiers of all ages attempt to ride across the pond at the base of the hill surrounded by a huge and enthusiastic crowd.

Sunday is the annual Dummy Downhill, and garages around town are filled with creative dummies under construction.

Saturday will also feature a free outdoor concert on the Resort Plaza. KAR is pleased to announce that the headliner act this year is Clayton Bellamy and the Congregation. Clayton is the Juno award winning members of the platinum selling super group the Road Hammers, the highest selling Canadian Country band in history. That concert gets underway at 4 p.m. The opening act, beginning at 1 p.m .is New Soul Duo.

Here’s the full lineup of events.

Saturday, April 6th – Splash Pond

9:00am – Splash Pond registration opens (registration for Splash Pond is on the day of the event on a first come, first serve basis for up to 100 participants. Waivers must be signed).

11:00am – BBQ and beer gardens open with DJ Ray spinning tunes! Kids activities, bouncy castle, rock climbing and more!

12:00pm – POND SKIM CHALLENGE BEGINS

1:00pm – Live music on outside stage in plaza by NEW SOUL DUO

4:00pm – Headliner Band CLAYTON BELLAMY AND THE CONGREGATION

7:00pm – Live music in Stemwinder by New Soul Duo

Sunday, April 7th- Dummy Downhill & Final Day

8:30-10:30am – Dummy Downhill Registration opens

**You can register now for Dummy Downhill at Guest Services or by emailing events@skikimberley.com**

10:30am – Judging & exhibition of Dummies

11:00am – BBQ and beer gardens open with DJ Ray spinning tunes! Goats, Gorillas, hula hoops, bouncy castle, rock climbing and more!

12:00pm – DUMMY DOWNHILL BEGINS

12:50pm – Dummy Downhill awards

1:00pm – Live music on outside stage by FACEPLANT

4:00pm – Headliner Band LEATHER APRON REVIVAL



carolyn.grant@kimberleybulletin.com

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