Join the celebration of winter at Snowvana! The Northwest’s largest gear sale and ski swap is taking over the convention center with many unique experiences for snow sports lovers.
Here are the details about the 2023 event.
Snowvana is taking place November 3-5, 2023. This is your chance to save big on gear and lift tickets while also partaking in a film festival and snow-themed activities.
Gear Sale and Vendors
The gear sale offers up to 70% off equipment. Browse 40,000 square feet of skis, boards, boots, apparel and accessories. The gear sale includes special show pricing from Portland’s biggest snow retailers, including Next Adventure, Hillcrest, Daddies and Foster Outdoor
In addition, more than 50 ski and snowboard brands are attending the event to showcase their new products.
This event brings together all of the best ski resorts in Oregon: Mt. Hood Meadows, Copper Spur, Mt. Bachelor, Hoodoo and Mt. Ashland, Willamette Pass Resort. There are also regional and international resorts at Snowvana. Stop by their booths for discounts on lift tickets, pick up free stickers and swag, and buy your season pass.
Need your ski or board bindings adjusted? Next Adventure will have its tuning shop onsite with free adjustments.
Keep the fun rolling with all the activities at Snowvana. Watch the world’s best ski and snowboard films hosted by the Mt. Hood Film Festival, sip on a selection of craft beers and spirits, enjoy live music from local artists, and partake in fun contests and entertainment.
Snowvana is a kid-friendly event with lots of activities designed with little ones in mind with indoor skiing, skateboarding and biking.
Another fun activity for kids is dog sledding. Meet the mushers and pups from Cascade Dog Sledding Club and experience a sled dog ride on a 100-foot track.
Schedule and Tickets
Here’s the 2023 Snowvana schedule:
- Friday, November 3 from 1-8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Sunday, November 5 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tickets for Snowvana are $12 per person, plus processing fees. Tickets at the door are $15 per person. A three-day pass is $25, plus processing fees. If you own a Toyota, show your key at the entrance and you’ll get two for one admission at the door for $15. Kids 12 and under can attend for free.
You can also get early entry to the swap on on November 3, 12 to 1 p.m. for $17, plus processing fees.
The Portland Expo Center is located at 2060 North Marine Drive in Portland. Do keep in mind parking at the expo center is $12 per vehicle. Plan to ride together if you’re attending with friends or take the MAX, which drops you offer within walking distance.
For more information and to buy your tickets, visit Snowvana’s website.
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