It’s time to kick off the winter season with some authentic alpine festivities at this year’s Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival. The show will be returning to the wonderful central London location in Battersea Park from 25th – 28th October 2018.
To celebrate their 45th Anniversary there will be even more attractions and entertainment at this year’s event including new attractions like dog sledding, Ferris wheel and live bands. Favourites such as the ice rink, Mount Battersea and the street food market will all be back for the epic long weekend.
What to expect at this year's Ski & Snowboard Festival
The year’s Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival is back bigger than ever for 2018, the event has truly evolved from a show into a 'Festivali for all ages to celebrate the winter season ahead!
Vintage Ferris wheel – Reach dizzying heights on the vintage Ferris Wheel in the heart of the mountain village. Catch the best views of the festival with the amazing aerial view.
Dog Sledding – New for 2018, get a taste of the wonderful sport of dog sledding on the slopes of Battersea Park.
Apres – To celebrate the big anniversary there will be partying from 5pm on Friday and Saturday with impressive live acts, your favourite ski beverages, mouth-watering alpine food and more. Sunset Suns will be headlining the main stage on Saturday night and Famous First Words will be back and better than ever. Ice skating - The family favourite will be back by popular demand for another year. Head to the middle of the Mountain Village for your first ‘glides’ of winter.
Mount Battersea - Catch all the tricks from some of the UK’s best ski and snowboard athletes at Mount Battersea this October. The 50ft kicker will be made from real snow from The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead.
Rock Climbing – New for 2018 you can try out the digital rock climbing wall from Snow & Rock. Kids will love racing against each other as the lights guide the way up the wall.
Festival Film screenings – There will be several adventure-themed film screenings throughout the event including Frozen Mind from North Face & Le Grave from Faction Collection.
Family fun – Expect winter themed games and activities, face painting, and arts & crafts.
Shopping – If you are looking for some new snow gear this winter, the Ski & Snowboard festival is the best place to browse through all the latest offerings all under one roof.
Snow talks – There will be a series of chats and presentations at the Neilson Lodge throughout the weekend including Snow Safety Awareness, Warren Smith ski tips & Avalanche Training.
Tickets are available for the full day, evening après (5pm – close) & full day family tickets (2 adults & 2 children). Book your tickets for the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival here.