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With different events happening throughout the year, there’s always something on for the whole family to enjoy. To find an event that interests you, have a look at our event listing below, or get in touch for more information.

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March 2020

Bear Trap Telemark Festival

March 7 - March 8

Telemark is alive and well at Manning Park Resort's Bear Trap Telemark Festival! This weekend festival includes multiple events and provides the opportunity to connect with the telemark community. Events include a tele-clinic, randonnee race, slalom course & more! Please visit to register. Cost: $49 full weekend, $39 Saturday or Sunday. Prizes generously donated by:

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Moonlight Nordic Ski Down

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$10 – $15

Enjoy a tradition in Manning Park's true Alpine wilderness. Experience Nordic skiing in the magic of winter after dark with Manning Park Resort's Moonlight Ski Down. Take the shuttle bus to Strawberry Flats. Cross country ski back down along South Gibson trail to the Lodge by the light of the full moon. Star watch by Lightning Lake. Ticket includes classic cross country ski rentals, an evening trail pass, shuttle ride, and safety patrol. Prices adjusted accordingly if you bring your…

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Rockstar Rail Jam

March 14

We've got some brand new rails in the Rockstar Energy Terrain Park and we want to see what you've got. Show us your best moves to win big! Ski & snowboard categories available. $15 entry - gets you a burger and the chance to win great prizes from Rockstar & more. Show us your best moves in 2 runs down the terrain park. Our judges will judge your best run in the following categories: Ski & Snowboard 16 & over…

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Lantern Lit Ski

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a magical evening with our Lantern Lit Ski. We’re lighting an easy Nordic trail with lanterns for a night ski from 7:30 – 9:30 pm. The event starts at the Nordic Centre at Manning Park Resort. All levels of cross country skiers can participate in this beautiful event. The Lantern Lit Ski is free with a valid trail pass. Evening trail tickets and rentals (including headlamp rentals) are available at the Nordic Centre, open until 9:30 pm.…

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St. Paddy’s Snowshoe Stomp

March 17

Do the St. Paddy’s Snowshoe Stomp – try this snowshoe scavenger hunt with a riddle twist! We will have riddles hidden out along our snowshoe trails in the trail network around the Resort. Participants can find the stations, solve the riddles and enter to win prizes. Entry is free with snowshoe rental, or if you have your own snowshoes, you can enter for $2 for individuals or $5 for a team. The riddles will be up and entries will be…

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Nordic Top to Bottom Fest – Cancelled

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

*We regret that Manning Park Resort is temporarily suspending all operations as of 4pm March 18, 2020 due to COVID-19 Concerns. This event is regretfully cancelled.* Challenge yourself and your friends with Manning Park’s Nordic Top to Bottom Fest. Time your skate or classic ski for the 8 km distance from the “top to the bottom”, from Strawberry Flats down to the Similkameen River in Manning Park Resort. Ride the Manning Park Resort shuttle bus up to Strawberry Flats, and…

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SpringFest – Cancelled

March 28 - March 29

*We regret that Manning Park Resort is temporarily suspending all operations as of 4pm March 18, 2020 due to COVID-19 Concerns. This event is regretfully cancelled.* Come celebrate spring at Manning Park with the carnival-like atmosphere of some fun ski events. The Streak the Streak Race, the Slush Cup and the Dummy Downhill are all part of the rollicking good fun we have planned. Prizes generous donated by: .

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April 2020

Guided Spring Snowshoe Tour – Now a Fondue Trip!

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$49 – $59

Enjoy this special Dark Sky Event in Manning Park’s true Alpine wilderness. Join our experienced guide for a 2-hour snowshoe adventure in the fresh spring evening. You will trek placidly among the snow-covered trees in beautiful E.C. Manning Park, followed by a delicious chocolate fondue in the forest. This magical evening is not to be missed! Minimum age for evening excursion is 10 years. Under 18 yrs old must be accompanied by an adult.

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July 2020

Celebrate Canada Day

July 1

Although we aren't celebrating this year with a group event, we can still celebrate Canada! This year, we invite you to visit Manning Park and show us how you celebrate being Canadian. Do you dress up in red and white? Will you be paddling a canoe? Are you with your family having a BBQ? Will you go hiking around Lightning Lake to spot a beaver lodge? Let us know what you're up to by taking a photo, writing a caption and sharing…

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Canada Day Naturalist Programs

July 1

"The Great Canadian Beaver & other fun facts" Amphitheatre program and Wildflower Walk These programs are put on with funding from Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning, Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission, BC Parks & Manning Park Resort. There are some updated procedures for our summer Naturalist Programs. For more information, click here. 

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Summer Programs

Learn more about Manning Park Provincial Park — its history, its inhabitants, and its unique features. Summer programs are offered from June to September.

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