Retro 80s Weekend

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[RELATED CONTENT: Photos from 2015 weekend]

80s poster 2017Each February, the town of Beech Mountain and Beech Mountain Resort come together for a righteously rad celebration of all things 1980s.

This unparalleled experience is Feb. 22-25, 2018, and includes live '80s music nightly, retro skiing daily, and plenty of throwback activities in between.

Hop in our "ski slope time machine" to revisit the New Wave era of big hair, leg warmers, bandanas and Members Only jackets. Oh yeah - don't forget ski suits with shoulder pads!

Now in its seventh year, this epic weekend has grown to four days of bending the space-time continuum: Thurs., Feb. 22, through Sun., Feb. 25, 2018.

Come experience a weekend voted "Best of the Blue Ridge" by readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine.

 Below are 2017 highlights and the 2017 schedule of events. Details for 2018 will be released in late fall!

- Breakfast Club: America's favorite 1980's tribute band

- Cassette Rewind: born in the 80s and raised on radio

DeLorean Retro Weekend- Rockzilla: Power rock from the Best Decade Ever.

- Knight Rider car in the ski village

- '80s Ski Apparel Parade

- $500 Totally Retro Apparel Contest

- $100 Hot Tub Time Machine Trivia Contest

- $100 Rubik's Cube Competition

Retro 80s Weekend 2016 012a- $100 Ms. Pac Man Contest

- Vintage DeLorean in the ski village

- Appearances by Hot Tub Time Machine bear

- Guest emcee is Dave Aiken of Rock 92

- Thursday or Sunday lodging for just $19.80 (+ tax)

- Totally Tubular Snowtubing at Beech Mtn Resort

- Youth Cosmic Sledding on Friday night

See below for schedule & band info!


> 2017 Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, Feb. 23

All day - Retro skiing (wear 80s ski apparel)

All day - Totally Tubular Snowtubing at Beech Mountain Resort

5-9pm - First day of Ms. Pac Man Contest at Beech Alpen Inn

8:30pm - Rockzilla at Famous Fast Eddie's (no cover)

FRIDAY, Feb. 24

All day - Retro skiing (wear 80s ski apparel)

All day - Totally Tubular Snowtubing at Beech Mountain Resort

5-9pm - Second day of Ms. Pac Man Contest at Beech Alpen Inn

6-8:00pm - Youth Cosmic Sledding on town sledding hill

6-8:30pm - Retro Karaoke Contest at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.

6-8:30pm - Beech Mountain Brewing tap takeover by Newgrass Brewing Co.

9:00pm - Cassette Rewind at Mile High Tavern ($5 cover)

SATURDAY, Feb. 25

All day - Retro skiing (wear 80s ski apparel)

All day - Totally Tubular Snowtubing at Beech Mountain Resort

10a-4pm - Retro show cars in the ski village

11a-4pm - Old school DJ at 5506' Skybar

12:00 pm - Beech Mountain Banked Slalom race at ski resort

2:00pm - Hot Tub Time Machine Trivia Contest at Beech Tree

3-5pm - Final day of Ms. Pac Man Contest at Beech Alpen Inn

4:30pm - Rubik's Cube Contest at Beech Mtn Brewing Co.

7:30pm - The Breakfast Club at Beech Tree ($10 cover)

9:00pm - Totally Retro Apparel Contest at Beech Tree

10:00pm - The Breakfast Club returns to stage

11:30pm - Late night 80s Dance Party at Beech Tree

SUNDAY, Feb. 26

All day - Retro skiing (wear 80s ski apparel)

All day - Totally tubular snowtubing at Beech Mountain Resort

1-4pm - Screening of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" at Beech Tree


> Live 80s Music

Thursday, 8:30 pm

Rockzilla at Famous Fast Eddie's

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Friday, 9:00 pm

Cassette Rewind at Mile High Tavern

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Saturday, 7:30 pm
The Breakfast Club at Beech Mountain Resort

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$19.80 Retro Lodging Special

Again this year is the totally rad $19.80 lodging special!

Purchase Friday and Saturday nights at the regular rate, and get either Thursday or Sunday night (but not both!) for just $19.80. Only valid between Feb. 23-26, 2017.

Below are links to participating accommodations. Click to contact them directly and be sure to ask for the "Totally 80s Retro Ski Weekend $19.80 lodging special." You may also call the Beech Mountain Visitors Center at 800-468-5506.

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Beech Mountain Chalet Rentals

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Pinnacle Inn Resort

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During this righteously rad celebration, the town and ski resort come together to create an unparalleled retro experience. Enjoy live 80s music nightly, retro skiing daily and plenty of throwback activities in between.

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