Snowvana Experiences & Events

Manufacturer’s Village

Meet with 50+ manufacturer reps displaying the largest selection of cutting-edge gear ever seen in the Northwest and then take advantage of show specials from Next Adventure, Hillcrest Sports, Daddies Board Show, or Foster Outdoor. It’s all happening in our 40,000-square-foot gear and apparel compound.

Slash and Dakine gear booth

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Northwest’s Largest Ski Swap

Over 10,000 slightly used items priced up to 70% off original retail. Score some cash selling your slightly used gear by bringing it to the Oregon Convention Center the day prior to the event. Limit five-category items per person; 25% commission will be deducted from your sale price. The swap will be open to the public during the entire Snowvana weekend. Click below to learn more or get involved.

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Live Music @ Crater Lake Music Stage

Top acoustic artists from Portland’s vibrant music scene will perform during peak hours in the Snowvana Cafe.

Bluegrass band playing at Snowvana

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VR Ski Lounge

Challenge your friends to a dual ski race on a virtual mountain. Free Snowvana sticker for each participant.

Kid trying VR Lounge optics

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Alpine Artist Gallery

Regional artisans will be on hand selling and creating mountain-influenced arts and crafts. From jewelry to paintings, photos to ski furniture, you’ll find many unique alpine-oriented gift items for your holiday shopping.

Gianna painting Mt. Hood

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Alpine Artist Giveaway

Presented by Gianna Andrews Art

10+ Regional artisans will donate one art item per day and three lucky winners will win 10+ art gifts right before the holidays! Attendees will have the opportunity to collect tickets by visiting various Artisans’ booths. Attendees can receive a ticket by signing up for newsletters or making a purchase.

Artist painting Mt. Hood with UFO

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Sunday Family Day

First 500 kids get a free goodie bag.

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1,000 Free Kids Skis

Next Adventure is giving away a free pair of kids skis to the first 1000 never-ever kid skiers. “My first pair of skis” will allow kids to practice walking in skis and get accustomed to the awkward feeling of “oversized feet.”

kid sporting vip pass

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Mogul Buster Learn to Ski Ramp

Kids will have a chance to boot up and hit the slopes on real skis and snowboards guided by instructors from Mogul Busters.

Girl trying learn to ski ramp

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High Cascade Half Pipe

Athletes from High Cascade Ski and Snowboard Camps on Mt Hood will be on hand to provide demonstrations and clinics for kids of all ages in the Windells Mini Skate Park.

Skateboarder riding rail on halfpipe

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The Shred Academy Mt. Bike Skills Course

presented by Vida Mate

Test your skills on a curvy, raised, wooden mountain bike trail.

lumberyard indoor mountain bike course

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Kids Sled Dog Rides

Meet mushers and pups from Cascade Dog Sledding Club and Oregon Trail of Dreams and experience a sled dog ride on our expanded track. Must be under 80lbs.

Indoor sled dog rides

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Oregon’s Most Popular Resorts

Win season passes and get amazing deals from Mt. Hood Meadows, Timberline, Mt. Bachelor, Mt. Hood Skibowl, Hoodoo, and more.

2021 Snowboard winner

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Snowvana Amateur Film Contest

The inaugural Snowvana Amateur Film Competition seeks to discover the best unknown snowsports athletes and cinematographers in the world. As of October 19th, we’ve crowned our winners… click below to see who won! Be sure to lookout for their films screening at our Film Fest along with skiing’s biggest movie producers.

Snowvana Amateur Film Competition - presented by Level 1 and Unofficial Networks

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Atomic Frozen T-shirt Contest

One contest each day will be held during the three-day weekend, and sign-ups must be done in person at the event. Ten participants per contest will be vying for a pair of Atomic Skis and ski racks from ReRack.

Atomic frozen T-shirt contest

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North Lake Physical Therapy Snow Rider Fitness Pavilion

Snowvana attendees can receive an on-the-spot fitness and flexibility evaluation by North Lake Physical Therapy and learn about individualized exercises and stretches to help avoid injuries on the slopes. They will be hosting plank contests which will be held in the North Lake booth to win one pair of Atomic Skis daily.

Plank contest schedule: Friday 6:00 pm, Saturday at 3:00 pm, and Sunday at 1:00 pm.

planking contest

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Holiday Ski Trees

Snowvana sponsors and brands will decorate holiday trees with gear, swag, and goodies for snow riders that can be purchased in a silent auction to support Snowdays Foundation, a non-profit that empowers youth through snowboarding. “Blank” trees will also be available for purchase at the show’s end.

Snowdays logo

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Nordic Pavilion

Meet manufacturers reps and see the latest gear in the Next Adventure Nordic Pavilion.

Next Adventure - Inform • Outfit • Excite

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Free Ski and Snowboard Binding Adjustments

Get your skis, boards, and bindings adjusted for free in the Next Adventure Tuning Shop.

Adjusting Snowboard bindings

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Next Adventure Backcountry Pavilion

presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

This new feature will include manufacturer reps demonstrating the latest gear plus seminars on avalanche safety and backcountry techniques.

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