Season Pass Holder Dinner at Alyeska Resort will take place Saturday, Nov. 22 from 5pm until 10pm in the Daylodge. Admission for 2008-2009 Passholder’s is free; Passholder guests can purchase tickets for $25. Enjoy an evening of excitement with a dinner feast, live music from Sarahndippity and the Carhartt Brothers and fun games for kids of all ages. Throughout the evening enter to win door prizes including a day of Heli-skiing with Chugach Powder Guides and a VIP resort package including an overnight stay at the Hotel Alyeska, dinner at 7 Glaciers, and a Spa visit. The theme this year is “Turn it Green”. Information booths will be set up throughout the Daylodge where guests can learn more about the new RFID gate system, “Alyeska Access” media, events throughout the winter, the music schedule at the Sitzmark, food and beverage offerings this season, and new products around the resort.
Save time by taking your season pass photo in advance of Nov. 22 and we will print your pass so it will be delivered the night of the Passholder’s Party. The Tram Ticket Office is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am until 5pm. Another option would be to email your headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org in a jpeg image in the smallest size possible and we can update your pass photo. For more information call 754-2275 or visit www.alyeskaresort.com for detailed information on season passes and events at Alyeska Resort.
Sitzmark Bar and Grill opening weekend is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22. Friday night Mother of Pearl will play classic rock and pop from 10pm until 2pm. Saturday night is the after-party and bonfire for the Season Pass Holder’s Dinner from 9pm until 2am with another set by Mother of Pearl. This event is free to passholders with their pass and $5 for the general public. The Sitzmark will be open 7 days a week beginning Friday, November 21st at 11am. Every Friday and Saturday night enjoy live music throughout the winter season. Hours of operation are Sunday - Thursday 11am - 12am serving food until 10pm, and Friday and Saturdays 11am - 2am serving food until 12am.
Visit www.alyeskaresort.com Sitzmark Bar and Grill to view the music schedule for November and December.
Alyeska will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new Chair 3 area quad chairlift on Monday, Nov. 24. On board as the first passenger will be the winner of the “Name the Lift” contest that was offered to all Alaska School District students. The winner received a 10 Time Powder Pass and an overnight stay at the Hotel Alyeska, as well as the honor of naming the popular beginner’s chairlift.
Snowmaking is in full swing and going strong. Hard working crews have already flowed over six million gallons of water stretching from the base of the mountain to the top of the Tram. Natural snowfall has helped things along on the upper mountain with 58 inches at the top of Chair 6, 40 inches at midway and 20 inches at the base. Opening day is tentatively slated for Wednesday, November 26th from 10:30am - 5:30pm. This is also the scheduled opening for the Mountain Learning Center. For current up-to-date mountain conditions visit snow report or call 754-7669.
The Pond Cafe will be serving a traditional holiday buffet from 1:00 - 9:00 pm. Our buffet will feature Roast Tom Turkey with Cranberry Chutney and Clove & Honey Baked Ham, as well as a wide array of accompaniments. Reservations are highly recommended, but not required. Seating is available at 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, & 7:00 pm. The price is $32 for adults, $16 for children 3 - 12. A special 4 course holiday Prix Fixe Dinner will be served at the Seven Glaciers from 3:30 - 9:30 pm, with an entree choice of Oven Roasted Turkey Breast or Panned Alaskan Sole. Reservations are required.
Seating is available from 3:30 through 7:30 pm. The price is $68 plus gratuity and includes tram charge. Paired wines are available at $30 plus gratuity.