"Starring a who’s who of snowboarding stars from the past several decades the festival outgrew its previous venue, and has expanded into a two-day event." --- Denver Westword, 2016
Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 12, 2016
Strap on your snow boots and get ready to kick off the winter season with Colorado's Snowboard on the Block Festival.
Presented by TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING and SNOWBOARDER, the two-day event promises to transform the city's celebrated Sculpture Park into a winter wonderland. Loaded with action-packed entertainment for mountain enthusiasts of all kinds, Snowboard on the Block is the quintessential Colorado festival, where there is fun around every turn.
Snowboard on the Block
Colorado Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex
Oct 14 – 15
1848 Speer Blvd
Denver, CO 80204
Ticket Link: http://www.blockfestival.com/buy-tickets/
Enjoy 10 Snowboard Film Premiers in One Place
The brainchild of local snowboard enthusiast Adam Schmidt, the consummate Snowboard on the Block is the first festival of it's kind to pack multiple snowboard film premieres in a single lineup. This year is no different. In 2016, the festival will take visitors around the world with ten (10) adrenaline boosting film premiers. Each set to preview in high definition at Denver's renowned performing arts theater, enthusiasts can look forward to the debut of the long-awaited debut for snowboarding films, STRONGER, Insight, Resolution, Never Summer's Twenty-Five and more.
Van Doren Pro-Jam
A unique street-style installation featuring over 3 tons of fluffy white snow, Vans “Off The Wall” is presenting the Van Doren Pro Jam, a professional Snowboard competition highlighting some of the top riders in the world. With dozens of riders expected to compete, special guest pros include Dylan Alito, Lucas Magoon, Jesse Paul, Jaeger Bailey, Zak Hale, Ethan Deiss, Dylan Thompson, Shaun Murphy, Brady Lem, Jordan Morse and more.
World Class Music
Not just for extreme sports junkies, the quintessential Colorado festival will also feature live music with the internationally acclaimed Rock band, Wolfmother. Their first Colorado appearance in nearly six years, the Australian-based trio, is often compared to influential classic rock and metal bands from the 1960s and 1970s, including Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and AC/DC.
Hip-Hop artist Cheif Keef is also expected to appear. Known as a YouTube sensation, the Chicago Native built an underground following for producing thought-provoking tracks while being under house arrest for a weapons charge. Setting the stage for an urban dance party like no other, Snowboard on the Block will also feature dance ready performances with DJ's/Producers Mimosa and MartyParty.
Deep Discounts on Winter Gear
Celebrate the turn of the season in true Colorado fashion. Festival goers will enjoy deep discounts on all the necessities that make the winter months easy to enjoy including snowboarding boots, boards and more; thanks to Colorado's own 7Twenty Boardshop.
An event that has outgrown its footprint exponentially over the last few years, Snowboard on the Block 2016 promises to be its best year yet. Set to take place over a sprawling four square blocks in Downtown Denver, the event will kick off on Friday, October 14th at 5 PM through Saturday, October 15th. Tickets and VIP ticketing options are now available on the official event website starting at just $19.98 at http://www.blockfestival.com