"It is more blessed to give than to receive.” That’s what Big White resident Wayne Lyseng says of his 20 years volunteering with Big White’s Community Policing Office. “The community has been very good for us, and to us.”
As temperatures dip below our daytime average of -5°C, Big White Ski Resort wants to remind skiers, snowboarders and visitors about the importance of following certain precautions to stay warm, stay safe and keep having fun out on the slopes.
Catherine Heathcote has been skiing at Big White for 40 seasons. The resort is special to her for many reasons – it’s where she would take carloads of teenage boys every winter, where she met her second husband and where they were married.
Big White had plenty to celebrate this New Year’s – fresh powder, more open runs, and a spot on Reader’s Digest list of 13 “ski resorts to visit” in 2020! Our family-owned, family-friendly destination was listed as number two alongside resorts from around the world.
Whether you’re looking to enjoy an Okanagan red by the fire, sip on a craft beer in your hot tub, or mix up a cocktail with locally distilled spirits for your friends, the Big White Beer & Wine Store is a one-stop shop for all your alcohol needs. Located in the lower level of the Village Centre Mall, the Beer & Wine Store boasts an impressive selection of Okanagan-made wines, brews and spirits – not to mention favourites from beyond BC.
You don’t need to spend your life savings on a bottle of wine to enjoy the flavours of the Okanagan! The Big White Beer & Wine Store has curated a list of 20 bottles of red, white and sparkling wine under $20 that will not disappoint – and won’t break the bank!
You’re at Big White for Christmas – why spend the day in the kitchen cooking up a holiday feast when you can be out on the slopes, enjoying metres of Okanagan Champagne Powder, impeccable corduroy and endless glades. Instead, let the pros at Big White do it for you!
Elaborate timber details, high ceilings and 270 degree views of Big White beauty – it’s no surprise that the new Snowpeaks Lodge at Big White Ski Resort is an award-winning home. The family ski chalet is a finalist in five Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence categories, and was named twice in one category.
You’ve heard about our legendary Okanagan Champagne Powder, our impeccable groomers, the long list of adventure activities, the family friendly atmosphere – and figured it’s time to check it out for yourself. Well, we’re here to help. We’ve put together a guide, from start to finish, to give you the best possible experience during your visit to Canada’s Favourite Family Resort.