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Copper Mountain Opens for the Season November 8

10:30:19 - curtis DeVore- Copper Mountain Resort

Copper Mountain Opens for the Season November 8 with Welcome Home Weekend Festivities Including Live Music, Giveaways and More 

  • Gift to the First 50 on Friday, Giveaways All Weekend Long
  • Ten Mile Mug Club On Sale, Free Pray for Snow Candle with Purchase of 10 Barrel Beer
  • Woodward Copper Barn Reopens on Saturday with Annual Barn Bash
  • Live Music by Tea Leaf Green on Saturday, Nov. 9, Chris Bauer Trio on Sunday, Nov. 10

Copper Mountain’s highly anticipated kickoff to the 2019-20 ski season is set for November 8, and with more than 34 inches of natural snow, the resort will offer skiing and riding out of Center Village. 

It all kicks off at 9 a.m. on Friday with a first chair celebration at the American Eagle chairlift and 10 Barrel flannel shirts for the first 50 skiers and riders. In addition to the incredible early season conditions, Copper will be kicking off the season in style with Welcome Home Weekend festivities include complimentary parking in Alpine Lot, 2 for 1 Rocky Mountain Coaster rides out of Center Village, giveaways from Copper’s signature partners and more.

For those looking to après indoors with a cold craft beer in hand, Ten Mile Tavern will be giving away limited edition Pray for Snow candles to the first 150 people who purchase a 10 Barrel Beer, limit 1 per customer, must be 21. Ten Mile Tavern’s Mug Club will be on sale throughout the weekend with limited mugs inviting adults 21 and older to tap into dining specials, exclusive events, a member’s only swag bag and $1 off 10 Barrel beers all winter long.

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the newly refreshed Woodward Copper Barn reopens with the annual Barn Bashwith doors opening at 11:30 a.m. Experience the indoor action sports paradise during this open house style event complete with free Intro and Drop In Sessions, plus giveaways, skate bowl expression session and more. Highlights include an autograph signing with pro skateboarder Phil Hansen and pro skier Lupe Hagearty as well as the Copper Mountain premiere of “JOY, A Snowboard Film” featuring  Red, Gerard, Ben Ferguson and Sage Kotsenburg.

The winter edition of the new Copper Live music series kicks off Saturday afternoon with a free performance by Tea Leaf Green, a four-piece jam band from the San Francisco Bay Area. The tunes continue Sunday with a show by Chris Bauer Trio, a Summit County homegrown funky blues band.

Copper Live concerts will continue throughout the 2019-20 winter season encouraging guests to unbuckle their boots and enjoy free performances from a diverse array of up-and-coming musical entertainers. The next Copper Live is Snowsation presented by Nokian on Nov. 16 featuring A R I Z O N A, an alternative electropop trio from New Jersey, which recently released its second album ASYLUM featuring tracks “Nostalgic” and “Problems.”

For a complete guide to Copper Mountain’s 19-20 winter season including lodging information, events, activities and season passes, visit


About Copper Mountain

Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colo. in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Copper Mountain Resort is an ideal vacation destination with a laid-back and inclusive vibe that represents the best of Colorado. Three pedestrian-friendly village areas provide a vibrant atmosphere with lodging, retail outlets, restaurants, bars and family activities. During the winter months, Copper’s naturally-divided terrain offers world-class skiing and riding for all ages and abilities. Each summer, the mountain transforms into an unspoiled playground for hikers, mountain bikers and those seeking a genuine Colorado experience. Copper Mountain Resort boasts curated events year-round and is home to Woodward Copper – a lifestyle and action sports progression center. Copper Mountain is part of the POWDR Adventure Lifestyle Co. portfolio, a family-owned company that believes there is nothing better for your soul than to spend time with the people you love, doing the things you love.