Homewood Mountain Resort hosts the first ever Pride Ride weekend with a variety of mini events both on and off the mountain. Along with a weekend of skiing, enjoy Live DJ & Dance Parties at the Big Blue View Bar, Slalom Drag Race, Ski Parade down Rainbow Ridge, and other après drink specials lasting all-day at the 89 Bar & Grill.
Rainbow Parade | Saturday at 12:00 pm, meet at the summit of Old Homewood Express
Celebrate the LGBTQA+ Community with a group ride down Rainbow Ridge, Homewood’s signature 2-mile long beginner trail. Showcase your pride with rainbow flair, costumes, and flags. The parade will be filmed with a drone.
DJ Dance Parties | Saturday & Sunday at the Big Blue View Bar from 12:00 – 3:00 pm
You haven’t been to a dance party until you’ve been to one on top of a mountain. Located at the Big Blue View Bar, our mid-mountain yurt located near Madden Chair, DJ’s will be spinning tracks outside along with drink specials and panoramic views of Big Blue. You can find this event taking off from 12-3pm on both Saturday & Sunday.
Slalom Drag Race | Saturday, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm starting at the Big Blue View Bar
Who is the fastest drag queen of them all? Get ready to find out. From 1-3 pm on Saturday, Homewood will host a dual slalom with participants dressed dress in their best drag ensemble. The winner, to be chosen by the public, will be rewarded with a 2019/2020 Homewood Season Pass! The winner will be chosen based on a judging scale considering both race speed and drag attire by the discretion of the crowd. While this event is free to enter, participants are asked to submit a free RSVP via the link below to help the team plan ahead for the event:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pride-ride-weekends-slalom-drag-race-tickets-59456185050
Apres Ski Specials | 89 Bar & Grill (North Lodge base area)
Enjoy a full apres scene along with drink specials from at the base of the mountain through the 89 Bar & Grill. On Saturday,Sudwerk Brewing Co.
will be hosting a tap takeover, pouring an assortment of their signature brews.
Group Pride Ski | Saturday & Sunday at 10:00 am, meet at the base of Madden
A casual ski-n-meet will gather and set off from the base of Madden Chair at 10:00 am on both Saturday and Sunday. Anyone is welcome to join!
Raffle & Awards
The raffle will revolve around this weekend’s signature event, the Drag Race. Raffle tickets may be purchased inside the Big Blue View Bar, and the winners will be announced along with the Slalom Drag Race winner around 3:00 pm, or whenever the race concludes. Every participant who enters the Slalom Drag Race will be awarded one free ticket for participating. Additional tickets can be purchased as follows: 1 for $1, 8 for $5, 15 for $10.
All proceeds from this raffle will benefit our friends at theThe Sacramento LGBT Community Center