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  • What is Snowvana?

    Snowvana is the Northwest’s largest snow sports festival featuring three days of films, gear, resorts, interactive features, and live music for all Northwest snow lovers.

    Held annually in Portland, OR, Snowvana stretches Friday through Sunday and includes key features such as the Northwest’s Largest Ski & Gear Swap, Mt. Hood Film Festival, unique offers from your favorite ski resorts, and most importantly—a place to get stoked for the upcoming season.

  • What are the opening times for Snowvana?

    Snowvana’s winter expo will be held:

    Friday, November 3rd:
    Early Access 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    General Access: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Saturday, November 4th:
    General Access: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

    Sunday, November 5th:
    General Access: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Access to the ski swap is available during all hours of the event. Individuals with Early Access will receive exclusive first access to the swap from 12 PM – 1 PM on Nov 3rd.

  • See Snowvana’s Full schedule:

  • What is an Early Access ticket to Snowvana?

    Early access tickets provide patrons of Snowvana exclusive first access to the Northwest’s Largest Ski Swap before Snowvana officially opens. With an early access ticket, you will be able to access the ski swap from 12 PM – 1 PM on Friday, November 3rd. 

    Early Access is available to all ticket holders who purchase before September 4th, 2023. You can also purchase 1 and 3-day passes with Early Access included. 

  • What time can I arrive at the ski show?

    We allow entry to the ski show expo hall any time during the day between the above-listed opening times.

  • Is re-entry allowed?


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  • What is the Mt. Hood Film Festival?

    The Mt. Hood Film Festival is a part of Snowvana and will show all the best ski films throughout the ski and snowboard show all weekend long! Throughout Snowvana 22, we aired over 12 hours of films from skiing’s best film companies, which included Teton Gravity Research, Matchstick Productions, Level 1, Blank Collective, and more alongside an Amateur Film Competition spotlighting up-and-coming crews.


    Snowvana 23 film line-up has not been released yet.

  • Do I need to pay extra to see the Mt Hood Film Festival?

    No, the Mt Hood Film Festival at Snowvana is included in your ticket price.

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  • Will I need ID?

    To purchase alcohol at the venue during Snowvana, an ID is required. Snowvana will offer a large array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink options. ID is not required to enter the Portland Expo Center.

  • Can I bring a backpack to the show?

    Yes, you can bring bags into Snowvana.

  • Can I bring children?

    Kids under 12 get free admission to Snowvana. 

    Explore the Kid’s Zone to learn more about all the offers we have for children at the ski and snowboard show.

  • Smoking at Snowvana:

    Smoking or Vaping is not allowed anywhere inside the Expo Center.

  • Are pets allowed?

    The Portland Expo Center welcomes guests with disabilities who wish to bring their service animals to events at the Expo Center. Pets are not allowed to attend events at the Portland Expo Center.

    If you have any further questions, please call at 503.736.5200 or email the Expo Center.

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  • Accessibility

    The Portland Expo Center provides all reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities in order to assist them in attending the ski show. Learn about the accessibility of the Expo Center: here

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