Although summer is still blazing along here in Denver, October is right around the corner and that means snowboarders and skiers will soon be competing right in the heart of Sculpture Park during Snowboard on the Block and First Chair Festival. And this year’s event promises to be the most exciting yet.
The two unique, high-action winter sports events on October 7th and 14th will include live music, high definition film premieres, mind-blowing gear deals, and a one-of-a-kind rail jam which will play host to both snowboarders and skiers over two weekends. Snowboard on the Block returns October 14th for the fifth year celebration along with a new all skiing-related twin event aptly named First Chair Festival on October 7th.
The Pro Rail Jam will be a professional street-style snowboard competition featuring some of the top riders in the world. The event will go down on a custom-built setup is a true street-style layout complete with 25-tons of real snow. Invited pros will be announced soon.
These are the only snowboard and ski-centric festivals in North America; each event being dedicated to showcasing the best in winter sports including renowned riders, winter films and the finest ski and snowboard deals of the season. Both events will also feature plenty of high-quality local food trucks and that tasty craft brew the 303 is known for.
Although full music lineups are to be announced, one band who is set to play the main stage is the California punk veterans, The Vandals.
Stay tuned to 303 Live for more details as they come in.