Snow Season Opening 2021 | Mt Baw Baw

Snow Season Opening 2021

Starting Date: 
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 9:00am
End date: 
Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

Bust out your ski gear because Winter is back! Join us for a huge opening Weekend celebration Saturday and Sunday and entertainment for everyone from bubz to grandma!


Enjoy live music, free competitions, children's entertainment and more! Mt Baw Baw offers a snow guarantee in its beginner and lesson areas thanks to our TechnoAlpin Snow Factory. Other discounts on lift passes and lessons will be announced closer to the season.

*The schedule and activities are subject to change in the event of unforseen COVID-19 or other impacts. 



  • 9.00AM - Enter our official "First Run of 2021" competition and win the first go on the slopes for 2021
  • 10.30AM-2.30PM - Win prizes in our Snowball Throw competition & Kids Tug of War! (FREE!)
  • 11.30AM-2.30PM - Kids facepainting and performers
  • 11.30AM-2.30PM -  Live music at Village Central
  • 4.00PM - Gunaikurnai Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
  • 4.20PM - Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Party late at the Alpine Hotel from 7pm 'til Late!
  • 10.30PM-2.30PM - Win prizes in our Snowball Throw competition & Kids Tug of War! (FREE!)
  • 10.00AM-4.30PM - Chill Vibes at the Village Central Tent Shack
  • More to be announced


"First Run of 2021" Competition

How to win

In 7 words or less, create an inspirational message for the 2021 season and win the First Run of 2020! The most inspiring or creative message as voted by the Mt Baw Baw administration team will win!
The winner will have their message turned into a crash through banner, on opening weekend Saturday 12th June at 9pm you'll be the first one on the lifts, ski down, and crash through the banner to officially start the 2021 ski season!
This is not a competition of chance. The winner will be decided based on the content. The competition is open to all ages. We encourage kids to decorate their entry.
How to enter

1 x winner
  • 1 night accommodation for up to 4 people in Frosti Lodge (Private room in shared lodge)
  • Ski passes for up to 4 people for Saturday 12th June
  • Ski hire for 2 x persons from the Village rental store
  • Be the first customer to ride the lifts at Mt Baw Baw 2021!
  • Your design and inspirational message will be printed on a crash through banner for our opening weekend!
Up to 4 x runner ups
  •     Double lift pass to be used between June 14th and 20th, 2021.

  • Each person may submit up to two entries, an entry must include name, phone and/or email address to be valid
  • Children under 15 years will require adult accompaniment
  • Competition closes 11.59pm May 21st, 2021 or earlier at the organisers discretion if unforeseen events impact delivery time of banner
  • Competition winner will be decided and announced via website/social media no later to 5pm Thursday 26th May, 2021
  • Entry must be 7 words or less to be eligible

  • The prize winner will require beginner-intermediate ski or board skills to ride a T-Bar and then ski through the banner. In the event the winner does not have these skills, they may nominate a family member to ride on their behalf. The winner will be required to sign a liability waiver. The nominated family member will not receive any additional prizes or winnings except a ski lift pass for Saturday 12th June
  • Southern Alpine Resort Management Board Staff members, or family of SARMB staff members may enter but are ineligible for the prize winnings. In the event a "message" from staff or family is chosen the prize will be awarded to a second-place getter.
  • A winner under 18 years will require adult accompaniment to the Resort. Children under 15 years will require accompaniment during the "First Run" event.
  • Accommodation may be upgraded by the winner at charge based on price difference subject to availability, however in the event of cancellation the prize cannot be transferred.
  • The prize/s may not be transferred unless as describe above, and may not be refunded or exchange unless as described above.
Our winter packages are now online! Learn more