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June 23, 2019 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

people on chairlift in summer

Experience the best Bonner County (7B) has to offer and FREE Chairlift rides!

This is the Grand Opening weekend for Schweitzer Mountain Resort and the unofficial kickoff to summer for Sandpoint and Bonner County! To celebrate we’re inviting Bonner County businesses and non-profit organizations up to Schweitzer so you can sample the best that the county has to offer all in one place. Local food vendors, retail stores, artists and musicians all at Schweitzer for the day!

In addition, unlimited rides on the Great Escape Quad will be FREE! Our summer amenities will be in full swing, including the trampoline jumper, zip line, climbing wall, mountain biking*, hiking and geocaching. At the top of the Great Escape Quad there will be refreshments, hiking, biking and more!

Chairlift - 11am to 5pm
Village Activities - 11am to 5pm


Monarch Mountain Band
11am to 12:30pm 
The Groove Black
1pm to 2:30pm
Brendan Kelty Trio
3pm to 5pm

Schweitzer Village and top of the Great Escape

It's FREE for the music and chairlift rides on Great Escape! Please pick up a ticket in the Activity Center before heading to the lift.

CAll 208.255.3081 / activityinfo@schweitzer.com



*Mountain Bike Express passes available for priority loading on the Great Escape Quad. Available for purchase at the Activity Center for $20. Express Pass included in all Schweitzer Mountain Bike Rentals on June 23, 2019. All mountain bikers must sign a release before gaining lift access. Parents or guardians must be present to sign if rider is under 18 years of age.