Thredbo Opening Weekend FROM 07 JUN TO 09 JUN, 2014 Celebrate the start of winter in style this June long weekend in Thredbo with a massive weekend of skiing & snowboarding, music, entertainment, food, fun and activities for all ages. When:?Saturday 7th to Monday 9th June Where:?Thredbo Resort How much:?Free & Ticketed       Opening Weekend Celebration The highlight of the weekend will be a huge FREE concert in the village square featuring Sneaky Sound System, poolside parties at the famous Thredbo Alpine Hotel Poolside Bar, opening of Thredbo?s new snow play area, the annual long lunch on Sunday, launch of the Smirnoff Snow Dome, nonstop activities for the kids and of course, skiing and snowboarding on everyone?s favourite mountain.   The Schedule FRIDAY Rekorderlig Apr?s Hot Pool Party Thredbo Alpine Hotel | 2pm ? 6pm Rekorderlig is back this season hosting the hottest pool party in the Snowy Mountains. Enjoy a dip from the most scenic pool and hot tub in Australia or join your mates at the Poolside Bar for a beverage around the fire pits. Amy Chase and Scotty Pullin Schuss Bar | 9pm ? onwards Amy?s soulful voice and Scotty?s DJ talents create an incredible atmosphere. Dance you way into the 2014 season, it?s a great warm up for your first day of skiing. SATURDAY Kids Pre-Season Training Weekend Thredbo Leisure Centre | 9.30am - 3.30pm Thredbo Snow Sports School is offering an exclusive training program this June Long Weekend. Warm the kids up for winter with a high energy training weekend that is loaded with on-snow sessions, dryland training, tech talks, Olympian presentations plus much more. For more information view the?event webpage. Ice Sculpture Creation Village Centre | 10am ? onwards It will be chainsaws, chisels and crystal clear ice as award winning ice sculptor Kenji Ogawa takes to blocks of ice, crafting a unique Thredbo creation. Picking his way through the weekend, Kenji will surprise Thredbo visitors with beautiful icy art. NEW Snow Play Area Launch Party Valley Terminal | 2pm ? 3pm Celebrate the opening of the new Thredbo Snow Play Park with a fun party and romp in the snow. Bring the kids and fun-loving friends to the Snow Play Area launch party to slide on a toboggan, ride a snow tube, build a snowman, make a snow angel and just generally play in the snow. Rekorderlig Apr?s Hot Pool Party Thredbo Alpine Hotel | 2pm ? 6pm Make sure to swing by the Rekordelig party to warm up by the firepits or take a dip in the heated pool with your favourite snow friend and a beverage. Fireworks Spectacular On the Mountain | 6pm Head to Thredbo for the biggest fireworks display in the region. Look high into the alpine sky towards the mountain to catch the colour, pop and sparkle of the crowd favourite. Thredbo Street Party Featuring Sneaky Sound System Village Square | 6pm ? onwards Sneaky Sound System LIVE and FREE in the Village Square. Sneaky Sound System is arguably one of Australia?s best dance music groups with chart topping hits and international success in a great outdoor venue. SUNDAY Kids Pre-Season Training Weekend Thredbo Leisure Centre | 9.30am - 3.30pm Day two of the kids pre-season training program. For more information view the?event webpage. Annual Long Lunch Village Square | 12pm ? 4pm Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the Village Square with the ever popular Long Lunch. Be treated to a delicious 3-course Italian inspired lunch, champagne by Mumm and live musicians. Book at Blessing of the Snow Thredbo Chapel | 2pm In conjunction with Thredbo ski patrol, local church leaders gather in the beautiful Thredbo Chapel to wish everyone a safe, happy and prosperous season ahead. Smirnoff Snow Dome Party 5pm ? onwards Slide off the snow and into your very own Snow Dome. This on snow pop up bar will have the best DJs, drinks and incredible light show activations - complete with astonishing projections and a host of amazing visual effects. Thredbo Night Rail Jam 5pm ? onwards Thredbo Night Jams are a big new addition to the Thredbo winter events calendar. This is event one of the monthly comp under lights. It?s casual and easy going with a great atmosphere. The Night Jam is open to all levels.