07 December 2016
-Annual Winter Ignite festival begins on Wednesday December 7th
-Cold War Kids to perform on Saturday December 10th at the Heavenly Village
South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – December 7th, 2016 – Cold War Kids, an indie rock band from Long Beach with hits such as Hang Me Up to Dry and First, will headline Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Winter Ignite celebration on Saturday, December 10th at 7 p.m.  The entire festival begins on Wednesday, December 7th.
Winter Ignite is a week of daily Après parties with live music, ski and snowboard film premieres, world class DJ’s and a FREE outdoor concert at the Heavenly Village featuring the Cold War Kids. It’s the ultimate way to jump start the season.  Kick your day off skiing and riding at Heavenly and continue the party at Tamarack Lodge with Unbuckle, Tahoe’s hottest Après party with half price drinks, food specials and the world famous Heavenly Angels from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 “Winter Ignite with the Cold War Kids is a great way to elevate the excitement surrounding the winter season,” said Pete Sonntag, Tahoe region senior vice president and chief operating officer. “With live music, film premieres and a free outdoor concert, there is no better time to be at Heavenly celebrating the high-energy of South Lake Tahoe.”
The week’s events and activities are as follows:
Wednesday, December 7th       
FNCTN presents double feature ski movies Tight Loose and Insight  (The Loft])            7:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 8th
Tamarack Live (Live music at Tamarack Lodge)                                                    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, December 9th
Unbuckle Après Party at Tamarack Lodge                                                             3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
DJ/Producer Moon Boots (The Loft-Heavenly Village)                                     8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 10th
Unbuckle Après Party at Tamarack Lodge                                                             3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
COLD WAR KIDS Free Outdoor Concert at Heavenly Village                           7:00 p.m.
Hard Rock Ignite Winter White Pop-up Party                                                       10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is

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